Confederate Railroads Original Documents 1865

January - May

Below are transcripts of original documents of the Confederate government related to railroads and their issues, original documents of the railroads themselves, newspaper articles and any other Southern documents written during the War.  My comments, additions, or corrections are {entered thus}.  
Original Documents Sources and Comments
 
1864 (October, November, December) This Page
January, 1865
NA, SWR 1-1-65 QM General Circular of Transportation Regulations
NP, AC 1-1-65 Georgia RR freight charges
NP, AC 1-1A-65 1,000 slaves impressed for Georgia RR repair
OR Series 1, Vol. 45, Part 1, Page 872 Action defending the Mobile & Ohio RR
SC, QM 1-1-65 Repairing railroads
NA, GC 1-2-65 Losses near Savannah
NA, NE 1-2-65 New rates of the Northeast RR
NA, QM 1-2-65 Passengers on the Charlotte & South Carolina RR
NA, QM 1-2A-65 Sumner to Richmond
NA, QM 1-2B-65 Sumner to Richmond
NA, QMR 1-2-65 Hottel reports status of rebuilding Atlanta & West Point R
NA, QMR 1-2A-65 Freight on Richmond & Petersburg RR
NA, QMR 1-2B-65 Paying accounts in the new year
NA, RRB 1-2-65 Mechanics requested to work on a Piedmont RR locomotive
NA, RRB 1-2A-65 Report on saving rolling stock
NA, RRB 1-2B-65 Virginia & Tennessee RR accounts
NA, RRB 1-2C-65 Proposal to share cars between South Side RR and Richmond & Danville RR
NA, RRB 1-2D-65 Comments on a plan
NP, RD 1-2-65 Hiring hands for the Virginia Central RR
NP, RD 1-2A-65 Hiring a clerk for the Manassas Gap RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 45, Part 2, Page 753 Raid damage to the Mobile & Ohio RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 983 Connecting Florida to central Confederacy
OR Series 2, Vol. 8,  Page 13 Moving prisoners on the Wilmington & Manchester RR
NA, DAMEL 1-3-65 Use of Mobile & Ohio RR car
NA, QM 1-3-65 Use every freight engine on the Piedmont RR
NA, QM 1-3A-65 Send 3 engines for Piedmont RR
NA, QM 1-3B-65 Get 2 engines from Wilmington, Charlotte & Rutherford RR for Piedmont RR
NA, QM 1-3C-65 Need 2 engines from Western North Carolina RR for the Piedmont RR
NA, QM 1-3D-65 Sharp to arrange for 2 families to travel to Richmond
NA, RRB 1-3-65 Sims and Piedmont RR
NP, LV 1-3-65 Status of the Atlanta & West Point RR
NP, MAV 1-3-65 Accident on the Macon & Brunswick RR
NP, RCF 1-3-65 Status of the Mississippi & Tennessee RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 44, Part 1, Page 1013 List of the damage to Georgia railroads by Sherman
OR Series 1, Vol. 45, Part 2, Page 759 Raid damage to the Mobile & Ohio RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1008 Moving a brigade from Richmond to South Carolina
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1012 Resume normal rail operations on the Wilmington & Weldon RR
UA, SIW 1-3-65 Need a set of locomotive tires and spikes
UA, SIW 1-3A-65 Making up a train crew
NA, O&H 1-4-65 Charlotte Naval Works and railroads
NA, QM 1-4-65 Locomotive for the Piedmont RR
NA, QM 1-4A-65 North Carolina RR can do valuable service
NA, QMR 1-4-65 South Side RR says not enough motive power to supply hay
NA, QMR 1-4A-65 Central (of Georgia) RR damage and accounts
NA, QMR 1-4B-65 Cotton for bacon
NA, SWR 1-4-65 Operation of the Piedmont RR
NP, AC 1-4-65 Augusta RR Bureau location
NP, AC 1-4A-65 Accident on the South Carolina RR
NP, MT 1-4-65 Macon & Western RR annual report
NP, RS 1-4-65 A railroad construction plan for the Augusta to Richmond route
NP, SB 1-4-65 South Carolina RR closure
NA, QM 1-5-65 South Side RR arrangements
NA, QM 1-5A-65 Clothing shipments
NA, QM 1-5B-65 Consolidate those who pay transportation accounts
NA, QMR 1-5-65 Sims to furnish transportation for Tredegar lumber
NA, QMR 1-5A-65 Piedmont RR wants a locomotive
NA, QMR 1-5B-65 Detention of cotton train at Greensboro
NA, QMR 1-5C-65 Fewer trains now on North Carolina RR
NA, QMR 1-5D-65 Impressment of locomotive
NA, QMR 1-5E-65 Impress a locomotive
NA, RRB 1-5-65 Work to be done in Columbus
NA, RRB 1-5A-65 Sims refuses Major Whitfield's request to establish a RR repair unit
NA, RRB 1-5B-65 Meriwether's sale of a locomotive
NA, RRB 1-5C-65 Locomotive Javelin has been sold
NA, RRB 1-5D-65 Sims left for Greensboro yesterday
NA, RRB 1-5E-65 Sims and losses in South Carolina
NP, RD 1-5-65 Proposed new lines south of Richmond and east of Atlanta
NP, RD 1-5A-65 Damage to the Mobile & Ohio RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 990 Removing iron on the Charleston & Savannah RR
NA, QMR 1-6-65 Impressment of saw mill
NA, QMR 1-6A-65 RRs and wood for Danville Arsenal
NA, QMR 1-6B-65 Petersburg RR resolutions regarding engines
NA, QMR 1-6C-65 Lease of impress Pedmont RR
NP, AC 1-6-65 Macon & Brunswick RR accident
NP, AC 1-6A-65 Georgia RR freight rule
NP, CC 1-6-65 Damage to the Mobile & Ohio RR
NP, CN 1-6-65 Accident on the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos & Colorado RR
NP, DC 1-6-65 Raid on the Mississippi Central RR
NP, RCF 1-6-65 Fire at Charlotte railroad depots
NP, RD 1-6-65 Condition of the Georgia RR
NP, RS 1-6-65 South Side bonds
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1016 More efficiently running the roads in North Carolina
NA, QM 1-7-65 Need for a train
NA, QMR 1-7-65 Hauling forage
NA, RRB 1-7-65 Slate machine for Major Peters
NP, AC 1-7-65 Status of repairs in Georgia
NP, AC 1-7A-65 Status of repairs to the Georgia RR
NP, AC 1-7B-65 Accident on the Montgomery & West Point RR
NP, CC 1-7-65 Northeastern RR dividend
NP, CR 1-7-65 Southern (of Mississippi) RR schedule
NP, MT 1-7-65 South Carolina RR accident
NP, RCF 1-7-65 Restrictions on travel to Richmond
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1020 Short of wood because of railroad
OR Series 4, Vol. 3, Page 1006 Connecting Florida to central Confederacy
UA, SIW 1-7-65 Coal for the Shelby Iron Works
NA, DAMELA 1-9-65 Move your command to Mobile
NA, G 1-9-65 Shoes lost on Georgia RR
NA, QM 1-9-65 Pay railroads with 6 percent bonds
NA, QMR 1-9-65 Paying Western & Atlantic RR
NA, QMR 1-9A-65 Request for assignment of a QM
NA, QMR 1-9B-65 Sims report of Charlotte fire, from Charlotte
NA, QMR 1-9C-65 Recommendation to complete Milledgeville RR
NA, RR 1-9-65 Auditing Selma RRs
NA, RRB 1-9-65 Sims use of impressment
NA, RRB 1-9A-65 Auditing Alabama railroads
NA, SW 1-9-65 Losses in Georgia shipments
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1026 Condition of the Piedmont RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 53, Page 386 Extending the Savannah, Albany & Gulf RR
UA, SIW 1-9-65 Buy a hand car
NA, QM 1-10-65 Capt. Sims to assume more transportation duties
NA, QMR 1-10-65 Wants to hire a messenger
NA, QMR 1-10A-65 Needs RR transportation at Goldsboro, N. C.
NA, QMR 1-10B-65 Forage needing transportation
NA, QMR 1-10C-65 Report of Petersburg RR rolling stock
NA, QMR 1-10D-65 Iron from Virginia Central RR
NA, QMR 1-10E-65 Value of a locomotive
NA, RR 1-10-65 Shipping lime in Georgia
NP, AC 1-10-65 Status of the Mobile & Ohio RR
NP, AC 1-10A-65 2 trains captured by Forrest transferred to the Nashville & Decatur RR
NP, SRDR 1-10-65 Status of Georgia RR
NA, QM 1-11-65 Piedmont RR damage
NA, QMR 1-11-65 Fraud reported
NA, QMR 1-11A-65 Send horses and mules by South Side RR
NA, QMR 1-11B-65 Pugh and settling his accounts
NA, QMR 1-11C-65 Impressment of RR hired hands
NA, RRB 1-11-65 Piedmont RR damage
NA, RRB 1-11A-65 Which account?
NP, MT 1-11-65 Mobile & Ohio RR repaired to Corinth
NP, RD 1-11-65 Western & Atlantic RR defector
NP, RSTD 1-11-65 Free freight for soldier's supplies on the Richmond & Danville RR
NP, YE 1-11-65 Repairs to the Atlanta & West Point RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1034 Piedmont RR broken for two weeks
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1005 Railroad construction in Florida
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1035 We must rely on the RR for food
UA, SIW 1-11-65 Coal cars for Shelby Iron Works
NA, QM 1-12-65 Exemption for certain railroad workers
NA, QM 1-12A-65 Is Central (of Georgia) RR open from Macon to Milledgeville?
NA, QM 1-12B-65 Help getting funds across Piedmont RR gap
NA, QM 1-12C-65 Condition of Petersburg RR rolling stock
NA, QMR 1-12-65 Damage to Piedmont RR
NA, QMR 1-12A-65 Private freight shipped as Government freight
NA, QMR 1-12B-65 Flats to move Virginia Central RR iron
NA, QMR 1-12C-65 Damage from Charlotte fire
NA, QMR 1-12D-65 Petersburg RR charge for wood
OR Series 1, Vol. 45, Part 2, Page 779 Blockhouses on the Mobile & Ohio RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1041 Piedmont RR repair
OR Series 1, Vol. 52, Part 2, Page 809 Flood damage to the Montgomery & West Point RR
COC, C&S 1-13-65 Selling Charleston & Savannah RR track to the South Carolina RR
NA, AIGO 1-13-65 Impress slaves to repair North Carolina RRs
NA, DT 1-13-65 Is Eastern Texas RR operational?
NA, QM 1-13-65 Repairing western railroads
NA, QMR 1-13-65 Grades on Piedmont RR
NA, QMR 1-13A-65 Leasing Piedmont RR for the duration
NA, RRB 1-13-65 Need improvements on the Piedmont RR
NP, HT 1-13-65 Need for the Augusta to Columbia RR
NP, RCF 1-13-65 Macon & Western RR will be repaired this month
NP, RCF 1-13A-65 Deep River Transportation Company organizes
NP, RD 1-13-65 Extending and repairing roads in Virginia
NP, RS 1-13-65 Richmond & Danville RR schedule change
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1045 Power to impress to repair NC RRs
UA, SIW 1-13-65 Tools required for the Shelby Iron Works RR
AHC, S&M 1-14-65 Slave hire contract
D, RR 1-14-65 Repair of railroads
D, RR 1-14A-65 Repair of railroads
D, RR 1-14B-65 Repair of railroads
NA, DAMEL 1-14-65 Guards for Mobile & Ohio RR
NA, DAMELA 1-14-65 No authority to trade cotton for supplies
NA, QM 1-14-65 Proposal to lease the Piedmont RR
NA, RRB 1-14-65 Turning over cars to the Engineer Department
NP, AC 1-14-65 Flood damage in Augusta
OR Series 1, Vol. 45, Part 2, Page 782 Push through provisions on the Mobile & Ohio RR
UA, SIW 1-14-65 Coal car use
UA, SIW 1-14A-65 Coal car use
Capture of Fort Fisher -- January 15, 1865
NP, AC 1-15-65 Losses to flood waters
UA, SIW 1-15-65 Need for coal
NA, AIGO 1-16-65 Nalle assigned to Hottel
NA, QMR 1-16-65 Road has not been paid in almost a year
NA, RR 1-16-65 Officer wanted for Subsistence shipments
NA, RRB 1-16-65 Richmond & York River RR flats
NA, RRB 1-16A-65 Pushing Nalle appointment
NP, CO 1-16-65 Fire at Charlotte railroad depots
NP, CO 1-16A-65 Damage to North Carolina and Piedmont RRs from rains
NP, CO 1-16B-65 Damage to the Petersburg RR from floods
NP, CO 1-16C-65 Deep River Co. formed
NP, CO 1-16D-65 Fire at Charlotte railroad depots
NP, RCF 1-16-65 Fire at Charlotte railroad depots
OR Series 1, Vol. 45, Part 2, Page 786 Troop movements in Alabama
OR Series 1, Vol. 45, Part 2, Page 787 Repair of the West Point RR
NA, QMR 1-17-65 Report of Alabama RRs damaged by recent rains
NP, RCF 1-17-65 Construction of the Columbia & Hamburg RR
NP, SRDR 1-17-65 Repair of Central (of Georgia) RR near Milledgeville
OR Series 1, Vol. 45, Part 2, Page 790 Shipping troops east from Meridian
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1021 Railroad construction in Florida
UA, SIW 1-17-65 Need locomotive tyres
NA, QM 1-18-65 Go to Wilmington to remove government property
NA, QMR 1-18-65 RR will soon be repaired in Alabama; will push corn
NA, QMR 1-18A-65 Shortage of forage for ANV
NA, QMR 1-18B-65 Making wheels for Virginia Central RR locomotive
NA, RR 1-18-65 Shipping lime in Georgia
NP, AC 1-18-65 Wood and ties wanted on the Georgia RR
NP, AC 1-18A-65 Muscogee RR reopened
NP, CM 1-18-65 Condition of Northeastern RR bridge
NP, CM 1-18A-65 Schedule change for Northeastern RR and Cheraw & Darlington RR
NP, RSTD 1-18-65 Schedules of the North Carolina RR and Raleigh  Gaston RR
NP, RSTD 1-18A-65 Flooding near Charlotte
NP, YE 1-18-65 Floods and the King's Mountain and Charlotte & South Carolina RRs
OR Series 1, Vol. 52, Part 2, Page 809A Montgomery & West Point RR back in operation
NA, QMR 1-19-65 Lee needs soap
NA, QMR 1-19A-65 Team needed to construct Chesterfield connection
NA, QMR 1-19B-65 North Carolina RR wood details
NA, QMR 1-19C-65 Bond forwarded for approval
NA, QMR 1-19D-65 Whitfield's comments on government rates for RRs
NP, AC 1-19-65 Work on the Columbia & Hamburg RR
NP, SC 1-19-65 No private freight northward on the Charlotte & South Carolina RR
NP, SC 1-19A-65 Charlotte & South Carolina RR dividend
NP, SC 1-19B-65 South Carolina RR annual meeting
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1101 Move troops from Richmond to Columbia by way of Wilmington
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1104 Send cotton to Weldon for the Commissary Department
B4, LEE 1-20-65 Operation of the Piedmont RR
NA, DAMELA 1-20-65 Move 70 men to Shubuta
NA, QMR 1-20-65 Condition of Piedmont R
NA, QMR 1-20A-65 Rate increase
NA, QMR 1-20B-65 Private goods shipped from Charlotte as naval
NA, RRB 1-20-65 Locomotive repair for Piedmont RR
NA, RRB 1-20A-65 Order to Hottel regarding slave exemptions
NA, RRB 1-20B-65 Western North Carolina RR rates
NA, RRB 1-20C-65 Status of claim against Wilmington & Manchester RR
NA, SWR 1-20-65 Operation of the Piedmont RR
NA, WNC 1-20-65 Freight charges
NP, AC 1-20-65 Georgia RR schedule
NP, AC 1-20A-65 Damage to the Mississippi Central RR
NP, AC 1-20B-65 Status of the Mobile & Ohio RR
NP, AC 1-20C-65 Raid on the Mobile & Ohio RR
NP, CM 1-20-65 Greenville & Columbia RR washed out
NP, RCF 1-20-65 Status of the Piedmont and North Carolina RRs
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1113 Route from Wilmington to Columbia
UA, SIW 1-20-65 Cars for the Shelby Iron Works
MISC, RRB 1-21-65 Provide Selma Iron Works iron for cars and have purchased locomotive for Montgomery branch
NA, DAMELA 1-21-65 Return my bridge company
NA, M&O 1-21-65 Repairing the Mobile & Ohio RR
NA, QMR 1-21-65 Condition of Mobile & Ohio RR
NA, QMR 1-21A-65 Definition of RR Agent duties
NA, QMR 1-21B-65 Rate increase
NA, RR 1-21-65 Shipping lime in Georgia
NA, RRB 1-21-65 Who pays to repair the railroads -- government or the railroads?
NA, RRB 1-21A-65 Sims rents Richmond & Petersburg RR ambulance train
NA, RRB 1-21B-65 Sims rents Richmond & Petersburg RR ambulance train
NA, RRB 1-21C-65 Sims advances the rates paid to the Wilmington, Charlotte & Rutherford RR
NA, RRB 1-21D-65 Sims discusses possible contract with Selma company
NA, RRB 1-21E-65 Response to Capt. Raoul's report
NA, RRB 1-21F-65 Sims advances the rates paid to the Wilmington, Charlotte & Rutherford RR
NP, AC 1-21-65 Capt. Sims office moved in Augusta
NP, AC 1-21A-65 Status of Milledgeville RR
NP, AC 1-21B-65 Status of the Montgomery & West Point RR
NP, AC 1-21C-65 Flood damage on the Northeastern RR
NA, RRB 1-22-65 Impressing slaves in South Carolina
UA, SIW 1-22-65 Cars for the Shelby Iron Works
NA, QMR 1-23-65 Transporting Virginia Central RR iron
NA, QMR 1-23A-65 Frizzell ordered to Augusta
NA, QMR 1-23B-65 Rate increase
NA, QMR 1-23-65 Rate increase
NA, RRB 1-23-65 Status of Piedmont RR lease
NA, RRB 1-23A-65 Business for carrying troops
NA, RRB 1-23B-65 Sharing cars between Virginia Central RR and Richmond & Danville RR
NA, RRB 1-23C-65 Auditing 2 Alabama RRs
NA, RRB 1-23D-65 Possible assignment to Sims' office
NA, RRB 1-23E-65 Rate increase request
NA, RRB 1-23F-65 Status of claims
NA, RRB 1-23G-65 Express Co. cars on the Piedmont RR
NA, RRB 1-23H-65 Sharing cars between Virginia Central RR and Richmond & Danville RR
NA, RRB 1-23I-65 Iron under Sims' control
NP, CM 1-23-65 South Carolina RR running on its entire line
NP, CM 1-23A-65 Northeastern and Wilmington & Manchester RRs running
NP, CM 1-23B-65 Spartanburg & Union RR condition
NP, MT 1-23-65 Macon & Western RR schedule to Atlanta
NP, RD 1-23-65 Flood damage on many railroads
NP, CO 1-23-65 Flood damage to the North Carolina RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1128 Moving cotton from Wilmington
UA, SIW 1-23-65 Coal for the Shelby Iron Works
D, RR 1-24-65 Repair of railroads
NA, QMR 1-24-65 Improving the capacity of RRs
NA, QMR 1-24A-65 Iron for Lawton & Live Oak RR
NA, QMR 1-24B-65 Reason for wood freight prices
NA, QMR 1-24C-65 Impressment of slaves working for RRs
NA, QMR 1-24D-65 Responsibilities of RR Cos
NA, QMR 1-24E-65 Wants guard for flats of corn
NA, RRB 1-24-65 C. C. Sims notified of new officer assignment
NA, RRB 1-24A-65 End of Western North Carolina RR
NA, RRB 1-24B-65 Rates for Pensacola & Georgia RR
NA, RRB 1-24C-65 Request for information on a locomotive
NA, RRB 1-24D-65 End of Western North Carolina RR
NA, RRB 1-24E-65 Sims asks Whitfield for information
NP, AC 1-24-65 Status of the Northeastern and Wilmington & Manchester RRs
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1040 Impressing to repair the Georgia RR
D, A&MR 1-25-65 Troop movements on the Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR
NA, DAMEL 1-25-65 Should send troops through Mobile
NA, QM 1-25-65 Capt. Frizzle will relieve Mr. Cuyler
NA, QM 1-25A-65 Sell certain supplies to repair crews
NA, QMR 1-25-65 Meriwether asks for 200 sets of clothes for slaves
NA, RRB 1-25-65 Rules about weighing shipments
NP, CM 1-25-65 South Carolina RR annual meeting
NP, HT 1-25-65 Condition of the San Antonio & Mexican Gulf RR
NP, RD 1-25-65 Manpower requirements
NP, YE 1-25-65 Flooding in Augusta
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1137 Troop movement from Wilmington to Weldon
MISC, RR 1-26-65 Locomotive Comet will be ready
NA, QMR 1-26-65 Reported impressment of an engine
NA, QMR 1-26A-65 Forage on the Virginia & Tennessee RR
NA, RRB 1-26-65 Box cars in place of flats
NA, RRB 1-26A-65 Track around the rebuilt Charlotte depot
NP, CR 1-26-65 Alabama & Tennessee River RR schedule
NP, CR 1-26A-65 Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR schedule
NP, CR 1-26B-65 Effects of flooding in North and South Carolina
NP, RD 1-26-65 Virginia and North Carolina train dispute
NP, RS 1-26-65 Arrest of Ruth
NP, RW 1-26-65 Arrest of Ruth
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1142 Prepare to evacuate the Wilmington & Manchester RR shop
OR Series 1, Vol. 49, Part 1, Page 936 Capacity to move troops at Montgomery
UA, SIW 1-26-65 Need to finish the coal road
UA, SIW 1-26A-65 Coal and locomotive tires
D, RR 1-27-65 Repair of railroads
D, RR 1-27A-65 Repair of railroads
NA, DAMEL 1-27-65 Officers to control troops in transit
NA, QMR 1-27-65 Sharp asks for wagons
NA, RRB 1-27-65 Atlantic & Gulf RR rates
NA, RRB 1-27A-65 Distributing money to Alabama and Mississippi RRs
NA, RRB 1-27B-65 Find the missing shipment
NA, RRB 1-27C-65 Managing exemptions for RR workers
NA, RRB 1-27D-65 Settling accounts
NP, HT 1-27-65 Condition of Texas railroads
NP, RD 1-27-65 Gauge of the Piedmont RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 1, Page 1080 Journey of Cheatham's Corps from Mississippi to North Carolina
OR Series 1, Vol. 49, Part 1, Page 936A Maxwell to continue building Demopolis bridge
OR Series 1, Vol. 49, Part 1, Page 937 Maxwell to continue building Demopolis bridge
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1050 Need Capt. Hottel to finish Milledgeville RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 51, Part 2, Page 1058 Transporting salt
NA, QMR 1-28-65 Wood for Charlottesville
NA, QMR 1-28A-65 Condition of Piedmont RR
NA, QMR 1-28B-65 Condition of Piedmont RR
NA, QMR 1-28C-65 Rate increase
NA, RRB 1-28-65 Will the 4 cars suffice?
NA, RRB 1-28A-65 Cars from Danville to Charlotte
NP, RS 1-28-65 Mexican offer to the Richmond & Danville RR Superintendent
UA, SIW 1-28-65 Cars for the Shelby Iron Works
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1056 Troops delayed by lack of transportation
NA, DAMEL 1-29-65 Send men and tools to Opelika
NA, DT 1-29-65 Train for troops
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1059 Milledgeville RR construction not feasible
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1060 March to the Georgia RR
NA, M 1-30-65 Wagon line on the route of the Milledgeville RR
NA, QMR 1-30-65 Condition of Virginia RRs
NA, QMR 1-30A-65 Clarksville & Keysville RR completion
NA, QMR 1-30B-65 Receive bonds from RR companies?
NA, RRB 1-30-65 Railroad car construction
NA, RRB 1-30A-65 Locomotives for Piedmont RR
NA, RRB 1-30B-65 Piedmont RR locomotive
NA, RRB 1-30C-65 Hottel made inspector of new box cars
NA, RRB 1-30D-65 Loan some wood
NA, RRB 1-30E-65 A detail
NA, RRB 1-30F-65 Sims answers Rice's questions
NA, RRB 1-30G-65 Instructions to a re-assigned auditor
NA, RRB 1-30H-65 The problem was addressed days ago
NP, CM 1-30-65 Charleston & Savannah RR annual meeting
NP, CM 1-30A-65 Mail between Charleston and the Up Country
NP, CO 1-30-65 Fires in Wilmington
NP, RCF 1-30-65 North Carolina RR dividend
NP, RD 1-30-65 Hands wanted by the Manassas Gap RR
NP, RS 1-30-65 Arrest of Ruth
NP, RS 1-30A-65 Richmond & York River RR dividend
NP, RS 1-30B-65 Richmond & Petersburg RR schedule change
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1064 Nothing must delay repairs to the Georgia RR and the West Point railroads
D, GEO 1-31-65 Railroad repair priority
NA, DAMEL 1-31-65 Bridge builders ordered to Meriwether
NA, QMR 1-31-65 Price is in charge of RR Transportation at Staunton
NA, QMR 1-31A-65 Issue with receiving freight
NA, RRB 1-31-65 Possible rate change for Charleston & Savannah RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 42, Part 2, Page 1166 Piedmont RR gauge
UA, SIW 1-31-65 Cars for the Shelby Iron Company RR
COC, C&S 1-x-65 Forming a new express company
COC, C&S 1-xA-65 Removing Charleston & Savannah RR rail
February, 1865
NA, DAMELA 2-1-65 Whitfield will provide Meriwether a train
NA, QMR 2-1-65 Moving an engine from Richmond & Petersburg RR
NA, QMR 2-1A-65 Transfer requested
NA, RRB 2-1-65 Sims asks for comments regarding car construction
NA, RRB 2-1A-65 Engineer Bureau should make repairs to railroads
NA, RRB 2-1B-65 Get engines from west of the Pearl River
NA, RRB 2-1C-65 Business of Richmond Transportation Office
NP, CM 2-1-65 South Carolina RR dividend
NP, RCF 2-1-65 Georgia RR accident
NP, RD 2-1-65 Status of Georgia railroads
NP, RSTD 2-1-65 Cars of cotton burned on the Wilmington & Weldon RR
NP, YE 2-1-65 Fire losses to the Charlotte & South Carolina RR and the Columbia & Hamburg RR
NP, YE 2-1A-65 Status of various South Carolina railroads
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1082 When troops have passed, ship their wagons by rail
OR Series 4, Vol. 3, Page 1053 Albany to Thomasville, Ga. connection
NA, QMR 2-2-65 Freight received in Richmond on Richmnd & Danville RR
NA, RR 2-2-65 Locomotive for the Navy
NA, RRB 2-2-65 Shipping through on the South Side RR
NA, RRB 2-2A-65 Repairing the railroads
NA, SM 2-2-65 Trains from Meridian to Jackson
NP, RD 2-2-65 Arrest of Ruth
NP, RD 2-2A-65 Piedmont RR accident
NP, RE 2-2-65 Arrest of Ruth
NP, RS 2-2-65 Arrest of Ruth
NP, RW 2-2-65 Arrest of Ruth
NA, QMR 2-3-65 Motive power on Richmond & Petersburg RR
NA, RRB 2-3-65 Connecting Albany and Thomasville
NA, RRB 2-3A-65 Piedmont RR agent is preventing through shipments
NA, RRB 2-3B-65 Sims arranges for safe payment of railroads
NP, CM 2-3-65 South Carolina RR accident
UG, RR 2-3-65 Eastern Georgia railroad matters
NA, DT 2-4-65 Texas & New Orleans RR bridge repairs
NA, QMR 2-4-65 Salt needs transportation
NA, QMR 2-4-65 Depredations on sugar awaiting shipment
NA, RRB 2-4C-65 Sealing cars out of Charlotte
NA, RRB 2-4-65 Pooling of cars with government freight ordered
NA, RRB 2-4A-65 Pooling of cars with government freight ordered
NA, RRB 2-4B-65 Shipping government freight at Greensboro
NA, SWR 2-4-65 Proposal to trade for supplies through the lines
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1092 Connect 2 RRs with a wagon train
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1093 Moving troops to defend Augusta
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1094 Empty the cars so that government goods may be removed
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1095 South Carolina RR status
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1099 Railroad cannot refuse to carry government stores
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1099A Moving troops to defend Augusta
NA, QMR 2-5-65 Stationery request
RRBA 2-5-1865 Request for detail of a machinist
UG, RR 2-5-65 Railroad matters in eastern Georgia
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1105 Uses of Savannah railroads
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1108 Status of repairs to Georgia railroads
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1110 Seizing the Wilmington, Charlotte & Rutherford RR
D, A&F 2-6-65 Movements on the Alabama & Florida (of Alabama) RR
D, GEO 2-6-65 Movements on the Georgia RR
D, QM 2-6-65 Quartermasters shipping private property
NA, DF 2-6-65 Bill for repaired bridge on Florida RR
NA, QMR 2-6-65 Lee make recommendations regarding Piedmont RR
NA, QMR 2-6A-65 Regarding short shipment of bacon
NP, CO 2-6-65 More on the North Carolina RR dividend
NP, CO 2-6A-65 North Carolina RR engine explosion
UA, SIW 2-6-65 Coal for Shelby Iron Works
NA, GH&H 2-7-65 Galveston, Houston & Galveston RR bridge repairs
NA, QMR 2-7A-65 Morfit asks for pay for certain men
NA, QMR 2-7B-65 Hats missing
NA, RRB 2-7-65 Virginia & Tennessee RR trains to Petersburg
NA, RRB 2-7B-65 Conditions on the Piedmont RR
NA, RRB 2-7C-65 Sims discusses Congress
NA, RRB 2-7D-65 Common carrier liability
NA, RRB 2-7E-65 2 locomotives to be turned over at Meridian
NA, RRB 2-7F-65 Freight train size question
NA, RRB 2-7G-65 Orange & Alexandria RR problem
NA, RRB 2-7H-65 Information on an iron shipment
NA, V&T 2-7-65 Virginia & Tennessee RR trains to Petersburg
NP, AC 2-7-65 Accident on the South Carolina RR
NP, AC 2-7A-65 Repairs on the Greenville & Columbia RR
NP, RCF 2-7-65 Trouble with railroad corporations
NP, RCF 2-7A-65 Travel on the Piedmont and North Carolina RRs
NA, V&T 2-7A-65 Virginia & Tennessee trains ordered to start
D, GEO 2-7-65 Movements on the Georgia RR
D, GEO 2-7A-65 Movements on the Georgia RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1112 Cannot ship wagons by rail because of 32-mile break
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1119 Remove all cotton from Wilmington
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1220 Not allowed to ship food from Augusta on South Carolina RR
D, GEO 2-8-65 Movements on the Georgia RR
NA, DAMELA 2-8-65 Repairs to rain damage to Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR
NA, QMR 2-8-65 Claim for loss of engine and cars at Atlanta
NA, QMR 2-8A-65 Report of Burkesville
NA, QMR 2-8B-65 Shipped corn weights
NA, RRB 2-8-65 Who is responsible for the loss?
NA, W&A 2-8-65 Inquiry on loss of Western & Atlantic RR rolling stock at Atlanta
NP, LV 2-8-65 Accident on the Piedmont RR
NP, HT 2-8-65 Delay of the Houston & Texas Central RR train
NP, RSTD 2-8-65 The number of railroad exempt employees
NP, YE 2-8-65 Flood damage to the King's Mountain RR
LVA, TRED 2-8-65 Not receiving the metal
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1121 Repair the Georgia RR branch at once
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1126 Use of a locomotive on the South Carolina RR
UG, RR 2-8-65 Railroad matters in eastern Georgia
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1211 Supplying Lee and Richmond
NA, QMR 2-9-65 Transportation for iron
NA, QMR 2-9A-65 Loss during army movement
NA, W&A 2-9-65 Western & Atlantic RR claim for rolling stock destroyed in Atlanta
D, GEO 2-9-65 Condition of a Georgia RR branch
D, W&A 2-9-65 Using Western & Atlantic RR rolling stock
NP, IE 2-9-65 Western North Carolina RR Time Table
NA, QMR 2-10-65 Virginia Central RR tools
NA, RRB 2-10-65 Sims needs 12 flat cars from Richmond & York River RR
NA, RRB 2-10A-65 Piedmont RR is increasing its traffic, so must the Richmond & Danville RR
NA, RRB 2-10B-65 Transporting wood on the Orange & Alexandria RR
NA, RRB 2-10C-65 Use Richmond & Danville RR passenger train to reduce the Danville backlog
NA, RRB 2-10D-65 Sims asks for South Side RR shipments from Burkeville
NA, SS 2-10-65 Report of shipments from Burkesville to Petersburg
NP, AC 2-10-65 Feeding the troops on the Mobile & Ohio RR
NP, AC 2-10A-65 Accident on the Central (of Georgia) RR
NP, RS 2-10-65 Accident on the Virginia Central RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1140 Repairing the Georgia RR
UG, W&A 2-10-65 Money for expenses of Western & Atlantic RR train in Wilmington, N. C.
D, GEO 2-11-65 Movements on the Georgia RR
NA, DAMELA 2-11-65 Run a train of meat to Mobile over all objections
NA, DAMELA 2-11A-65 Report how soon the meat will get to Mobile
NA, P 2-11-65 Piedmont RR shipments
NA, QMR 2-11-65 Improper transportation of private supplies
NA, RR 2-11-65 Engineer Bureau plans for repairs and construction of RR in 1865
NA, RRB 2-11-65 Car weights
NA, RRB 2-11A-65 Virginia Central RR reply wanted
NA, RRB 2-11B-65 Sims will adjust the Piedmont RR account
NA, RRB 2-11C-65 Florida RR rates
NA, RRB 2-11D-65 Give Grimes the iron remains of destroyed government cars
NP, RD 2-11-65 Piedmont RR gauge
UG, W&A 2-12-65 Money for expenses of Western & Atlantic RR train in Wilmington, N. C.
D, GEO 2-13-65 Slaves needed for the repair of the Georgia RR
NA, DT 2-13-65 Switches torn up for firewood
NA, QMR 2-13-65 Richmond to Greensboro RRs need immediate payment of bills
NA, QMR 2-13A-65 Release train from impressment
NA, QMR 2-13B-65 Carrying wood
NA, QMR 2-13C-65 Rate increase
NA, QMR 2-13D-65 Help remove Treasury Bureau from Columbia
NA, RR 2-13-65 Special Messenger across the Georgia railroad breaks
NA, RRB 2-13-65 Track arrangement at rebuilt Charlotte depot
NA, RRB 2-13A-65 Running the Manassas Gap RR shops to support the Piedmont RR
NA, RRB 2-13B-65 Deducting for loss or damage
NA, RRB 2-13C-65 Wheless withdraws request for transfer
NP, MT 2-13-65 Atlanta & West Point RR repairs
NP, RD 2-13-65 Richmond & Danville RR schedule change
NP, WN 2-13-65 No freight to Charlotte or north
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1216 Rations en route to Richmond
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1173 Investigate Georgia RR's efficiency
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1173A Speed up the flow of troops
B2, QM 2-14-65 Remove surplus rolling stock
D, GEO 2-14-65 Turning over impressed slaves to Capt. Grant
NA, QMR 2-14-65 Rates for Mobile & Ohio RR
NA, RRB 2-14-65 Covers Sharp's property returns
NA, RRB 2-14A-65 Inspect sealed cars
NA, RRB 2-14B-65 Seal cars bound for Richmond
NA, RRB 2-14C-65 Sealed car plan
NP, RD 2-14-65 Bonds for slaves hired by the Richmond & Danville RR
OR Series 2, Vol. 8,  Page 437 Sharp removing prisoners from Columbia
OR Series 1, Vol. 39, Part 1, Page 801 Hood's use of the railroads in September, 1864
OR Series 1, Vol. 49, Part 1, Page 983 Accident on the Virginia & Tennessee RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 53, Page 1050 Ordinance evacuation requirements from Columbia, S. C.
COC, C&S 2-15-65 Charleston & Savannah RR annual meeting
D, A&S 2-15-65 Removing iron from the Augusta & Savannah RR
NA, DAMELA 2-15-65 Impressing slaves in Mississippi
NA, QMR 2-15-65 Build a warehouse at Raleigh depot
NA, RRB 2-15-65 Wood for Charlottesville
NA, RRB 2-15A-65 Increased rates near Richmond
NA, RRB 2-15B-65 Sims asks for old shells
NA, RRB 2-15C-65 Error is reporting Seaboard & Roanoke RR shipment
NP, RD 2-15-65 Manufacturing RR iron
NP, RD 2-15A-65 Numbers detailed to railroads
NP, RSTD 2-15-65 North Carolina Legislature approves changing the guage on the Piedmont RR
NP, RSTD 2-15A-65 Routes from the Georgia RR to Macon, after Sherman
NP, RSTD 2-15B-65 North Carolina Senate passes Piedmont RR guage bill
OR Series 1, Vol. 45, Part 1, Page 652 Nashville & Decatur RR in use to support Hood at Nashville
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1193 Unload the trains and return them promptly
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1195 Send a locomotive to look for the enemy
Capture of Columbia -- February 16, 1865
D, GEO 2-16-65 Movements on the Georgia RR
NA, QMR 2-16-65 Sims gets approval for Tredegar production of car parts
NA, QMR 2-16A-65 Count Piedmont RR as 50 miles for rates
NA, RRB 2-16-65 Put the seal on cars
NA, RRB 2-16A-65 Sims asks Western North Carolina RR to give up their rails
NP, AC 2-16-65 Soldiers freeze to death on a train
OR Series 4, Vol. 3, Page 1084 Iron Commission problem
OR Series 4, Vol. 3, Page 186 Status of railroads at the start of 1865
UG, W&A 2-16-65 Asks for protection of Georgia cotton and train in South Carolina
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1207 Return Western & Atlantic RR trains to the Georgia State agent
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1208 Results of the evacuation of Augusta
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1210 Sharp send a locomotive to get this train
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1215 Capt. Grainer's presence on the railroads is of great importance
OR Series 1, Vol. 49, Part 1, Page 1019 Do not impress slaves working on the railroads
OR Series 2, Vol. 8,  Page 255 Inspection of Salisbury POW camp
D, GEO 2-17-65 Status of a Georgia RR branch
NA, DF 2-17-65 Report on a Florida RR connection
NA, RRB 2-17-65 Sims asks for detail of man
NP, AC 2-17-65 Still no mail in Georgia
NP, MT 2-17-65 Route from central Georgia to Charlotte
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1217 Release the 2 Georgia trains
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1221 Sharp send a locomotive
OR Series 4, Vol. 3, Page 1095 Answer to Congressional resolution
NA, QMR 1-28C-65 Wants exemption of RR employees from military duties
NA, RRB 2-18-65 Sims asks for pig iron to make cars
NA, RRB 2-18A-65 Transportation needs
NP, AC 2-18-65 Repairing the Atlanta & West Point RR
NP, AC 2-18A-65 Damage to the Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR
NP, MT 2-18-65 Charlotte & South Carolina RR annual report
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 1, Page 1049 Plans for troop movements in South Carolina
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1222 Plans for troop movements in South Carolina
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1223 Plans for troop movements in the Carolinas
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1224 Plans for troop movements in the Carolinas
NA, QMR 2-19-65 Changing gauge of North Carolina RR
NA, RRB 2-20-65 Sims requests 2 men be detailed
NP, MT 2-20-65 Status of repairs to Atlanta & West Point RR and Macon & Western RR
UG, M&B 2-20-65 Impressing Macon & Brunswick RR rails
UG, M&B 2-20A-65 Impressing Macon & Brunswick RR rails
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1231 Shipping everything out of Charlotte
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1233 Removing prisoners from Wilmington
NP, RD 2-21-65 Providing another track toward Richmond
UG, M&B 2-21-65 Macon & Brunswick RR's reasons for not removing their iron
UG, M&B 2-21A-65 Macon & Brunswick RR's support of a camp of instruction
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1243 Cheraw to Charlotte with the sailors
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1244 Plan if forced to leave Petersburg
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1239 Need to change the gauge from Charlotte to Danville
OR Series 1, Vol. 49, Part 1, Page 1003 Save the rolling stock
OR Series 2, Vol. 8, Page 287 Moving troops and prisoners
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1246 Use of the North Carolina RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1249 Use of Wilmington & Weldon RR rolling stock
NA, DAMELA 2-22-65 Fifty slaves for Whitfield
NA, RR 2-22-65 Problems traveling in Sherman's wake
NA, RR 2-22A-65 Shipping lime in Georgia
NP, AC 2-22-65 Repairs to Atlanta area RRs
NP, HT 2-22-65 Houston & Texas Central RR bridge burned
NP, HT 2-22A-65 Texas express company
NP, RS 2-22-65 Free shipping of provisions to troops
NP, RSTD 2-22-65 Activity at the Charlotte & South Carolina RR depot in Charlotte
UG, M&B 2-22-65 Impact on Macon Arsenal if Macon & Brunswick RR removed
UG, M&B 2-22A-65 Macon's mayor on why the Macon & Brunswick RR must not be removed
UG, M&B 2-22B-65 Dixie Works on why they need the Macon & Brunswick RR
UG, M&B 2-22C-65 Quartermasters object to removal of Macon & Brunswick RR
NA, RR 2-23-65 Reports delayed by railroad repairs
NP, GDN 2-23-65 Slaves exempted for Texas railroad upkeep
NP, GDN 2-23A-65 Devaluation of the currency by the railroads
NP, RCF 2-23-65 Piedmont RR service much improved
NA, RR 2-24-65 Problems traveling in Sherman's wake
NP, AC 2-24-65 Accident on the Central (of Georgia) RR
NP, GDN 2-24-65 Handling negroes found on trains
NP, GDN 2-24A-65 Death of a brakeman
NP, HT 2-24-65 Accident on the Galveston, Houston & Henderson RR
NP, RD 2-24-65 Providing another track toward Richmond
NP, RCF 2-24-65 Chatham RR annual meeting
UG, M&B 2-24-65 Value of Macon & Brunswick RR
UG, M&B 2-24A-65 Value of Macon & Brunswick RR
UG, M&B 2-24B-65 Value of Macon & Brunswick RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 1, Page 1076 Efficient Wilmington & Weldon RR saved Wilmington supplies
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1271 Status of Johnston's army in North Carolina
NP, AC 2-26-65 Thousands of locomotives and cars stranded near Charlotte
NP, AC 2-26A-65 A trip from Montgomery to Augusta
NA, DAMELA 2-27-65 Slaves count as impressed
NA, DAMELA 2-27A-65 Slaves count as impressed
NA, QMR 2-27-65 Wants cars for corn on Richmond & Danville RR line
NA, RR 2-27-65 Dollars needed by Engineer Bureau for construction and repair of railroads in 1865
NP, MT 2-27-65 Widening the North Carolina RR underway
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1289 What rolling stock remains on the Western RR?
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1289A Rolling stock on the Western RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1290 Slow movement
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1291 Slow arrival of troops
NA, R&P 2-28-65 An extension to the Richmond & Petersburg RR is mentioned
NA, RR 2-28-65 Problems traveling in Sherman's wake
NA, RR 2-28A-65 Secretary of War's request for appropriations for railroad construction and repair for 1865
OR Series 4, Vol. 3, Page 1099 Exemptions and details
OR Series 1, Vol. 51, Part 2, Page 1061 Transporting salt
March, 1865
NA, M&B 3-1-65 Casting for Macon & Brunswick RR
NA, RR 3-1-65 Shipping lime in Georgia
NP, SW 3-1-65 Status of railroads in South Carolina
UA, SIW 3-1-65 Repairing the coal RRs
UA, SIW 3-1A-65 Repairing the Coal Road
D, M&B 3-1-65 Removing iron from the Macon & Brunswick RR
NA, DT 3-2-65 May have to take over Texas & New Orleans RR
NCA, RRB 3-2-65 All cars in use
NP, FO 3-2-65 Western RR no longer carrying cattle or horses
NP, FO 3-2A-65 Need for the Chatham RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1311 Change of gauge question
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1312 Change of gauge question
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1313 Change of gauge question
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1313A Please take charge of all transportation
OR Series 1, Vol. 49, Part 1, Page 1023 Prepare to move the rolling stock to Montgomery
NA, CSN 3-3-65 Removing the Selma Naval Gun Works to Columbus
UA, SIW 3-3-65 Moving coal
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1278 Landslide on Virginia & Tennessee RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1319 Report condition between stations
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1320 Change of gauge question
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1321 Troop movement
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1322 Status of roads in Georgia
NA, DAMELA 3-4-65 Whitfield's plan accepted
NA, DAMELA 3-4A-65 Wants a plan from Whitfield to move men
NP, CE 3-4-65 Muscogee RR schedule
NP, CE 3-4A-65 Montgomery & West Point RR schedule
NP, CE 3-4B-65 Mobile & Girard RR schedule
NP, RCF 3-4-65 Importance of the Chatham RR
NP, RCF 3-4A-65 New Chatham RR officers
UA, SIW 3-4-65 Coal for Shelby Iron Works
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 1, Page 1052 Concentrating troops in North Carolina
NP, GDN 3-5-65 Condition of the Washington County RR
NP, RS 3-5-65 Roanoke Valley RR meeting
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1324 Supplies for Lee
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1328 Get the trains moving
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1329 Get the trains moving
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1330 Get the trains moving
OR Series 1, Vol. 49, Part 1, Page 1029 Move the Savannah, Albany & Gulf RR rolling stock to the Pensacola & Georgia RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 49, Part 1, Page 1031 Flooded railroads
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1331 Get the trains moving
NP, MAP 3-6-65 Commission regarding widening the North Carolina RR gauge
NP, RCF 3-6-65 Location of the new headquarters of the Wilmington & Weldon RR
NP, CO 3-6-65 Status of Atlanta & West Point RR repairs
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1334 Troop movements
NA, CSN 3-7-65 Shipping machinery from Selma to Columbus
NA, DF 3-7-65 Use newly completed Lawton & Live Oak RR
NA, RR 3-7-65 Shipping lime in Georgia
NP, AC 3-7-65 Status of the Charlotte & South Carolina RR
NP, MT 3-7-65 Atlanta & West Point RR makes first railroad connection with Atlanta
NP, RD 3-7-65 Express shipments to soldiers
UA, SIW 3-7-65 Coal for Shelby Iron Works
UNC, RR 3-7-65 Wood for Charlotte
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1290 Move Pickett's division to Lynchburg
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 4, Page 544 Raid on the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac RR
NP, AC 3-8-65 Widening the North Carolina RR
NP, LV 3-8-65 Accident on the Virginia & Tennessee RR
UG, G 3-8-65 Repairing Georgia RR bridges
UNC, RR 3-8-65 Wood for Charlotte
NA, SB&R 3-9-65 Seaboard & Roanoke RR tries to arrange supplies through enemy lines
NA, V&T 3-9-65 Maj. Goodwin's resignation
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1360 Troop movements
NA, RR 3-9-65 Appropriation for construction and repairs of railroads of military necessity, for 1865
NP, RD 3-9-65 Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac RR loss near Fredericksburg
NP, TAR 3-9-65 Cannot ship because of the condition of the RRs
NP, RS 3-10-65 Cars destroyed at Fredericksburg
NP, MT 3-10-65 Railroad repairs near Atlanta
NP, RD 3-10-65 Railroad accident in Richmond
UA, SIW 3-10-65 Repairing the Coal Road
UNC, RR 3-10-65 Need trains in Goldsboro in Charlotte
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1297 Plan for feeding forces in Virginia
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1298 Plan for feeding forces in Virginia and North Carolina
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 2, Page 1298A Plan for feeding forces in Virginia
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1361 Troop movements
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1371 Troop movements
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1371A Troop movements
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1371B Try to get trains from other roads
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1371C Need for cars
NA, AG 3-11-65 Repairs of the Greenville & Columbia RR
NA, SWT 3-11-65 Supply trains for Lee
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 1, Page 1053 Lee's source of food
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1372 Johnston's situation in eastern North Carolina
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1373 The ground between two stations
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1374 Troop movements
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1380 Defending Lee's supply line
NP, AC 3-12-65 Accident on the Georgia RR
B5, RCC 3-13-65 Richmond & Danville RR's seizure of firewood
UA, SIW 3-13-65 Order for tires
UA, SIW 3-13A-65 Coal for Shelby Iron Works
NP, HT 3-13-65 Houston railroad ordinance
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1387 Troop movements
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1388 Troop movements
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1389 Troop movements
OR Series 1, Vol. 51, Part 2, Page 1067 Railroads necessary to feed Lee's army
NP, AC 3-14-65 Re-establishing the mail routes along the Western & Atlantic RR
NP, RE 3-14-65 Damage to Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac RR
NP, RD 3-14-65 Damage to the Charlotte & South Carolina RR
NP, RD 3-14A-65 Damage to Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac RR
NA, RRB 3-15-65 Send the Tredegar supplies
NP, RSTD 3-15-65 Evacuation of Note-Signers from Columbia
UA, SIW 3-15-65 Order for strap iron rail
UA, SIW 3-15A-65 Need coal
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1395 Movements possible for Lee's and Johnston's armies
NP, LCC 3-15-65 Pensacola & Georgia RR trestle burned
NP, QD 3-15-65 Pensacola & Georgia RR trestle burned
NA, SM 3-16-65 Permission to trade through the lines
NP, YE 3-16-65 King's Mountain RR annual meeting
OR Series 1, Vol. 32, Part 3, Page 637 Longstreet's movement ideas
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1407 Troop movements
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1408 Troop movements
NA, DAMELA 3-17-65 Transport exchanged men from Jackson to Mobile
NP, AC 3-17-65 Reopening of the Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR
NP, LV 3-17-65 Damage to the Orange & Alexandria RR
NP, MT 3-17-65 Status of railroads in Atlanta
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1426 What to do with certain rolling stock
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1318 Filling a gap in Lee's supply line
LVA, RRB 3-18-65 Damage from troop movement
NP, MT 3-18-65 Mobile & Great Northern RR resuming operations
NP, RD 3-18-65 Change of Superintendents
UG, G 3-18-65 Repairing Georgia RR bridges
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1440 Labor for Sharp to widen the Piedmont RR
Battle of Bentonville -- March 19, 1865
LVA, RRB 3-20-65 Seizure of part of the South Side RR
UA, SIW 3-20-65 Will send you some cars
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1444 Contact Capt. Robinson for trains for the wounded
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1448 Horses must walk
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1449 No help for Capt. Sharp
NA, DF 3-21-65 Am extending the Pensacola & Georgia RR to the west
NA, RR 3-21-65 Missing connection between South Carolina and Georgia
NA, RR 3-21A-65 1865 money for Capt Grant
NP, AC 3-21-65 Status of the Greenville & Columbia RR
NP, RCF 3-21-65 Status of the Orange & Alexandria RR
NA, DAMELA 3-22-65 Conductors and Train Guards
NA, QM 3-22-65 Wood for hospitals
NP, AC 3-22-65 Georgia RR schedule
NP, AC 3-22A-65 Mobile & Great Northern RR status
NP, RS 3-22-65 Candidate for President of Roanoke Valley RR
NP, RSTD 3-22-65 Charlotte & South Carolina RR schedule
NA, DAMELA 3-23-65 Plan for movement of 5,000 prisoners from Georgia to Vicksburg
NA, RR 3-23-65 Lumber purchased but not accounted for
NA, SWT 3-23-65 Changing the North Carolina RR gauge from Salisbury to Greensboro
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1455 Use of cars
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1335  Impressment of railroads
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1341 South Side RR plan for freight movement
OR Series 1, Vol. 36, Part 1, Page 1054 Move from Bristol to Gordonsville in 1864
NA, CSN 3-23-65 Use of Alabama & Tennessee River RR cars
NP, AC 3-23-65 Georgia RR derailment
NP, CP 3-23-65 Report of Capt. Sharp shipping prisoners out of Columbia before its fall
NP, CP 3-23A-65 Destruction of depots in Columbia, S. C.
NP, FC 3-23-65 Charlotte & South Carolina RR providing free transportation of food
UA, SIW 3-24-65 Iron for the South Western RR
MISC, N&C 3-24-65 Assignment of conscript to Nashville & Chattanooga RR trains running in several states
NA, O&H 3-24-65 Charlotte Navy to repair rolling stock
NP, AC 3-24-65 Central (of Georgia) RR accident
NP, MT 3-24-65 Collision on the Alabama & Tennessee RR
NP, RS 3-24-65 Status of Georgia railroads
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1335A Urgent need to transport a division from Richmond to Petersburg
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1342 Shortage of rolling stock for Pickett's movement
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1345 Transportation to Petersburg
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1346 Transportation to Petersburg
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1350 Return troops to Richmond
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 683 Transporting railroad iron
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 684 Troop movements
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 684A Obey General Bragg's order
NA, DAMEL 3-25-65 Any rolling stock between Mobile and Montgomery?
NA, DAMEL 3-25A-65 Do not allow any trains to be captured
NA, SWT 3-24-65 South Side RR message
NA, RR 3-25-65 Permission to ship supplies to Lynchburg
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 687 Removing supplies
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 688 Removing supplies
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 693 Changing the North Carolina RR gauge
LVA, NC 3-26-65 Saving lumber in North Carolina
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 695 Troop movements
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 697 Troop movements
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 695 Removing supplies
NA, DAMEL 3-26-65 Tensas rolling stock to Mobile by steamer
NA, DAMEL 3-26A-65 Evacuating stores east from Montgomery
NP, AC 3-26-65 Condition of central Georgia RRs
NP, AC 3-26A-65 Status of eastern Georgia RRs
NP, AC 3-26B-65 Attempted bridge burning on the Pensacola & Gulf (Georgia?) RR
NP, MT 3-26-65 Macon & Western RR connected to Atlanta
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1360 Value of using a division to protect RRs
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 702 Sharp can arrange the troop movement
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 703 Impressing railroad iron
NA, DAMELA 3-27-65 Return Tombigbee River bridge construction to RR company
NP, CR 3-27-65 Raid on the Alabama & Florida (of Alabama) RR
UG, RR 3-27-65 Select the roads to furnish iron for repairs of Georgia RRs
OR Series 1, Vol. 49, Part 2, Page 1170 Use railroad to stop the raid
NA, DAMEL 3-28-65 Use RR to bring up Roddy so as not to break down his horses
NP, AC 3-28-65 Accident on the Georgia RR
NP, AC 3-28A-65 Selma to Meridian road reopened
NP, SMR 3-28-65 Alabama & Tennessee River RR wants 100 hands
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1364 Plans for emergency troop movement
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1365 Move troops at once
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 713 Removing iron from Macon & Brunswick RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 714  Removing iron from Macon & Brunswick RR
NP, MT 3-29-65 Macon & Western RR schedule
NP, SW 3-29-65 Resolution against Brunswick & Macon RR iron removal
NP, YE 3-29-65 Removing iron from King's Mountain RR
NA, CSN 3-30-65 Not enough coal to keep Selma Naval Works going
NA, WC 3-30-65 Repairs on Washington County RR
NP, AC 3-30-65 South Carolina RR schedule
NP, MT 3-30-65 Projected completion date of the Georgia RR
D, M&B 3-31-65 Status of the Macon & Brunswick RR
NA, DAMEL 3-31-65 Ordered special train for pontoons
NA, R&D 3-31-65 Richmond & Danville RR accident
NP, AC 3-31-65 South Carolina RR schedule
NP, RCF 3-31-65 Raid on the Alabama & Florida (of Alabama) RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 724 Gauge change in North Carolina
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 727 Get iron from the Macon & Brunswick RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 727A Get iron from the Macon & Brunswick RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 727B Get iron from the Macon & Brunswick RR
April, 1865
NA, DF 4-1-65 Impressed Pensacola & Georgia RR teams
NA, R&D 4-1-65 Broken car of nails left
NA, RRB 4-1-65 Funds needed for western RR accounts
NP, AC 4-1-65 Macon & Western RR reopened
NP, MT 4-1-65 Powder explosion on a Muscogee RR train
NP, MT 4-1A-65 Central (of Georgia) RR opens for business near Macon
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1372 Troop movement
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1373 Troop movement
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1374 Troop movement
Richmond Evacuated -- April 2, 1865
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1380 Evacuate Richmond
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 744 Capt. Sharp, Superintendent of RRs, can help you
B19, RRB 4-2-65 Mayo assisted with troop movements at Richmond
NA, DAMEL 4-2-65 Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR accident
NA, RR 4-2-65 Shipping lime in Georgia
NA, DAMEL 4-3-65 Were the Selma trains saved?
NP, HT 4-3-65 Incident on the Houston & Texas Central RR
NP, MT 4-3-65 Details of Muscogee RR explosion
OR Series 1, Vol. 49, Part 2, Page 1197 Protecting locomotives
NA, DAMEL 4-4-65 Send rations by train
NA, DAMEL 4-4A-65 Whitfield needs hands
NP, AC 4-4-65 Status of roads in South Carolina
NP, SAN 4-4-65 The passport system on Texas railroads
UG, W&A 4-4-65 Western & Atlantic RR trains in South Carolina
OR Series 1, Vol. 49, Part 2, Page 1203 Prepare for raid on the Mobile & Ohio RR
NP, AC 4-5-65 First train from Macon to Atlanta
NP, AC 4-5A-65 A section of the Central (of Georgia) RR about to reopen
NP, RCF 4-5-65 Evacuation of Richmond
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1384 Send the artillery down the Richmond & Danville RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1385 Conditions on the Richmond & Danville RR
NA, DAMELA 4-6-65 Release one of two impressed trains
NP, RCF 4-6-65 Accident on the Richmond & Danville RR during the evacuation of Richmond
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1387 South Side RR can provide one train
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 761 Ship the staff wagons to Raleigh
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 765 Destroy trains to prevent capture -- do not trust railroad men to do it
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1388 Conditions on the Richmond & Danville RR
NA, DAMELA 4-7-65 Provide Meriwether teams to repair bridge
NP, AC 4-8-65 Repairs to the Charlotte & South Carolina RR being pushed
NP, SN 4-8-65 Vicksburg, Shreveport & Texas RR construction resumed
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1390 Yankees on the Richmond & Danville RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 770 Use trains sent from here
UG, W&A 4-8-65 Western & Atlantic RR trains in South Carolina
Lee Surrenders -- April 9, 1865
SC, QM 4-9-65 Have a train standing by
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1391 Gauge change for Piedmont RR
OR Series 1, Vol. 46, Part 3, Page 1392 Gauge change for Piedmont RR
NA, DAMEL 4-10-65 Mobile & Ohio RR support for Mobile
NA, DT 4-10-65 Troop movement in Texas
NA, DT 4-10A-65 Meet the general
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 789 Troop movements
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 790 Troop movements
NA, DAMEL 4-11-65 Prevent hands from deserting trains
NA, DAMEL 4-11A-65 Send him through on a hand car
NA, DT 4-11-65 Texas troop movement
NA, RRB 4-11-65 Rail shipments west of Mobile
NP, MT 4-11-65 Status of railroads at Atlanta
NA, DT 4-12-65 Send corn, then troops
NA, DT 4-12A-65 Troops movement
NA, DTM 4-12-65 Constructing the Southern Pacific RR
NP, MT 4-12-65 Status of repairs to Georgia RR near Atlanta
NP, YE 4-12-65 Repairs on the Charlotte & South Carolina RR
NA, DAMEL 4-13-65 Do not destroy railroad unless enemy advances
NA, DAMEL 4-13A-65 Rebuild Alabama bridges
NA, RR 4-13-65 Rope for raising bridges
NA, RR 4-13A-65 Shipping lime in Georgia
OR Series 1, Vol. 49, Part 1, Page 505 Infantry sent from Montgomery to Columbus
OR Series 1, Vol. 49, Part 2, Page 1232 Keep working on the Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR
Johnston Surrenders -- April 14, 1865
NA, DAMEL 4-14-65 Remove links and valves
NA, H&TC 4-14-65 Need cars assigned
NP, MT 4-14-65 Macon & Brunswick RR annual report
NA, DAMEL 4-15-65 Send the 2 6-pdrs here by rail
NA, M&W 4-15-65 Macon & Western RR shipment to Atlanta

OR Series 1, Vol. 52, Part 2, Page 814

Repairing the Alabama & Tennessee River RR

NP, AC 4-16-65

Augusta to Atlanta link about to reopen

NP, AC 4-18-65

Augusta to Atlanta link about to reopen

NP, YE 4-19-65 King's Mountain RR iron removal suspended
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 3, Page 812 Locomotive and car for the Secretary of War
NA, DAMEL 4-20-65 Repair Alabama & Tennessee River RR
NA, DAMEL 4-20A-65 Cahaba bridge repair
NA, DAMEL 4-20B-65 Mississippi Central RR details extended
NA, DAMELA 4-20-65 Passport for President of Mobile& Ohio RR
NA, DAMELA 4-20A-65 Meriwether is repairing the RR

NP, TAR 4-20-65

Alabama & Mississippi River RR schedule change

NA, T&NO 4-24-65 Rope being used to repair Texas & New Orleans RR
NP, YE 4-26-65 King's Mountain RR annual meeting

UA, SIW 4-26-65

Status of Shelby Iron Works and Alabama & Tennessee River RR

NA, DAMELA 4-27-65 Thanks to President of Southern (of Mississippi) RR
NA, DT 4-29-65 Troop movement
May, 1865
NA, DF 5-4-65 Rations for Pensacola & Georgia RR
NA, DTM 5-4-65 Cotton, Treasury regulations and RR running
NP, MT 5-4-65 2 South Western RR accidents
OR Series 1, Vol. 49, Part 2, Page 1281 Surrender of Meridian-area troops
NA, RRB 5-9-65 Williams paroled
OR Series 1, Vol. 48, Part 2, Page 1317 Removal of troops from Galveston
TX, ET 5-31-65 Annual Report of the Eastern Texas RR to the state
NA, RRB x-xx-65 Fairbanks' parole
Post War
TX, SP 6-1-65 Southern Pacific RR annual report
NA, RRB 6-10-65 Whitfield requests pardon
TN, M&O 6-12-65 Memphis & Ohio RR operations during the war
NA, RRB 6-29-65 Capt. Sharp's Loyalty Oath
NA, RRB 7-24-65 Hurt requests pardon
NA, RRB 7-24A-65 Sehon requests pardon
NA, RRB 7-24B-65 Sehon requests pardon
UF, F 11-4-65 Physical condition of the Florida RR during the war
NA, RRB 11-19-65 Peters requested pardon
OR Series 3, Vol. 5,  Page 933 A Union document, but shows much data about 15 Confederate RRs controlled by US forces, outside of Virginia
OR Series 3, Vol. 5,  Page 974 A Union document, but shows much data about 15 Confederate RRs controlled by US forces, primarily in Virginia
NP, CP 3-13-67 Charlotte & South Carolina RR officers
TN, M&O 9-5-67 Memphis & Ohio RR operations during the war
NP, GD 11-22-77 Operations of the Mississippi, Gainesville & Tuscaloosa RR
NP, DR 4-xx-1965 Richmond & Danville RR accident

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