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

Charleston WVa
June 2nd/1,4

H. P Peirpoint Esq.
Adjt General West Va
Wheeling W.V.

Dear Sir
Enclosed find orders from Col. Lightburn[?], Col Russell and Maj Skinner and Genl [?] Bowyer, which calls I responded with my men, as you will see by reference to the Rolls herewith [?], which you will please use your influence to have paid.

You will see [?] examination that Capt [?] Company is not [?] the Roll was not returned with the balance, and [?] can not be made off in payroll form, until said roll is furnished, if at your office you will please forward immediately

If there is any deficiency in the Rolls please inform at your earliest convenience.

Very Respectfully
Your [?]
Col 153rd Regt VM.

Gen W Atkinson

[Written sideways across the bottom of the letter is the following text:]

Charleston W.V. June 2/64
Nutter Thomas
Col 153d Regt Militia

Transmits Pay Rolls
for services rendered by
his Regt under orders
from Col Lightburn
Col Russes and others

Also endorses auspices of

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

Militia Box 10, Folder 9

West Virginia Archives and History