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

By Pierpont [transcriber error – word is Telegraph]
Wheeling Sept 12 1862

Maj General Ruffner
Or G Slack

You will order all the Militia in the Kanawha Valley to assemble immediately at Charleston and all for whom arms can be furnished will report by companies or battalions to Col Lightburn who will order them subsisted until further orders

F. H. Pierpont

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

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