Coalsmouth Kanawha Co. West Va
Feb 8 1864
Six Boxes guns and accrtriments [sic] Received by the Viola. Nice guns. Glad for them. No Bayonetts. [sic] Sorry for that we Rely much on the bayonet in the knight. [sic] Taking Squads out of houses.
Youre [sic] Servent [sic]
Transcription by Jack Stephenson, 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