Gov Peirpoint [Francis H. Pierpont] [August 1862] By Telegraph from Head Quarter's 9 Marietta It is impossible to make any satisfactory change in regard to the eight 8th to countermand the second command for their moving would create great disaffection in the rest of the command they are needed in the Buckhannon region to prevent mischief arising from moving Kelley & Milroy east.
Genl Wheat Wheeling Sept 27 1861. By Telegraph from Grafton 27 " 1861. Our forces at New Creek & Camp Pendleton under the command of Lieut Col Cantwell of the Ohio fourth had a brilliant affair at Romney on Tuesday morning but on their countermarch were harassed by a large body of cavalry. Our position at New Creek is weak & must be reinforced as soon as possible
John D Lewis Jack Ruffner John Hall Levi I. Woodyard---- Ayres- I think his name is Thomas but have it Blank. With authority for me or someone else to fill in the christian name. Enclose to me. BH Smith. Send to B. H. Smith Charleston
Gov Peirpoint [Francis H. Pierpont] Wheeling Nov 5 1861. By Telegraph from Camp Peirpoint 1861. Via Gallipolis Nov 4 Recent developments in the Kanawha Valley suggests the propriety of strengthening my position send immediately if possible six brass field pieces also primers balls & grape shot John L Zeigler Col Cmdg 5th Va Regt 27Hw188pd
Gov F.H. Peirpoint [Francis H. Pierpont] Wheeling May 9 1862. By Telegraph from Cincinnati, 24 1862. I have not a man to speak from my command for western Virginia I have requested Genl Halleck to send troops there & he promises to do so H.G. Wright Maj Genl Comdg 28Hq188[crossed out] 122pd
Gov F.H. Peirpoint [Francis H. Pierpont] Wheeling Sept 22 1862. By Telegraph from Cincinnati 22 1862. It is Impossible for me to send the regiments you requested at this moment HG Wright Maj Genl Comdg 14hq66pd
Gov F.H. Peirpoint [Francis H. Pierpont] Wheeling Sept 27 1862. By Telegraph from Cincinnati, 3 1862. Gen Milroy not having yet reported is presumed to be still acting under instructions received from Genl in Chief but as you deem it so important for him to stop at Clarksburg please forward to him my request to do so if he is not acting under superior authority. unless he has a large force with which to operate from that point I do not understand the object of his stopping there. please explain at once. H.G. Wright Maj Genl Comdg 76.Hq.314pd
Gov FH Peirpoint [Francis H. Pierpont] Wheeling Dec 10 1862. By Telegraph from Cincinnati 10 1862. I have no authority for granting the leave you request application must be made to War Dept at Washington HG Wright Maj Genl Comdg 19Hq86pd