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


Coalsmouth
Kanawha County West Va
August 6, 1864

Col.
GW Brown A Gen WVa

Dear Sir
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.
Scout

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


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