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Child of the Rebellion: West Virginia Sesquicentennial
Civil War Union Militia Correspondence


Head Quarter 4th Brigade
Charleston, Aug 10th 1862

Col Thos Nutter_
153 Regt Va Militia_
Sir_

You will immediately when the receipt of this order, collect your forces and proceed with them in person without without delay to this place.

By order of_
J.A.J. Lightburn
Col Com 4th Brigade

P.B. Stanbury
[unreadable] & A.A.A.J

Transcription by Brittani Lynch, undergraduate student enrolled in Dr. Billy Joe Peyton’s Fall 2010 “Introduction to Public History” at West Virginia State University


Militia Box 10, Folder 1

West Virginia Archives and History