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


Head Quarters 22nd Brigade V.M.
Point Pleasant Va Sept 23rd 1862

General Order
No 1

Col Thomas Aulter[ questionable] of 153rd Regiment VM. is assigned to the command of the forces of this Brigade ordered to assemble at Hartford City Va , and will be respected and obeyed as such from this date. He is authorized to provide subsistence for men and horses, by imposement[ questionable] if necessary, and in all cases to receipt for [illegible]

By order
Geo C. Bowyer
Brig. Gen. Com 22 Brig V.M.
Lewis Wetzel
A. A. S.

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


Militia Box 10, Folder 3

West Virginia Archives and History