Kanawha County West Va
August 6, 1864
GW Brown A Gen WVa
Yours of the 1 and 2 are recievd
Thank you for attention pleas.
Excuse me for informing you that I have from two different and relyable sources. That this country will have trouble about 15 to 20 of this month .
Rest asshured this will be unles stoped by some thing yet unseen …
I have not 100 Rounds cartridges on hand , I have tryed to secure some but have not
Very truly yours
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