- Samuels, Henry J.
- Pierpont, Francis Harrison
- 9 Dated Wheeling May 2nd 1862. Rec'd Washington, May 2nd 1862. o'clock, min M. To Gov FH Pierpoint [Francis H. Pierpont] See about arms for first Virginia Infantry. Armstrong Genl Shields. Asst Adjt Genl is here for that purpose They have four or five (4 or 5) different kinds and all unfit for service. Also see about arms for first Virginia Cavalry HJ Samuels Adjt Genl 38/81ne [page 2] H. J. Samuels Wheeling Va May 22. 1862