June 13, 1864
G.W. Brown A Gen. WVa
Dear Sir. Please notice. That I strike red line across the figures oposite Nelson Pauleys name on the pay roll. No pay was due him. Se date of enlistment April 30th.
I also correct William Smiths time 3 instead of 2 months. Which is right, I added $13 to his pay, which lieves $15.28 in my hands.
These two errors, I find and correct. This is rite ……
We have a dispatch hear this evening saying that the 140 has had a fight and suffered quite a loss.
Yours in [?]
R. Brooks Capt.
Transcription by John Morrison, undergraduate student enrolled in Dr. Billy Joe Peyton’s Fall 2010 “Introduction to Public History” at West Virginia State University
Militia Box 10, Folder 24