AL, A&MR 8/28/1862

Aug 28, 1862

To His Excy Jno G Shorter
From G G Griffin
Presdt Ala & Miss R R R  {Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR}
   My Rail Road overseer John F Borner has been drafted in this country The only rail road employee taken. Will you do me the favor to order his release as I understand all Rail Road Employees are exempt
With Great Respect
Aug 30/62
 Col G G Griffin
   All contractors and employees on Rail Roads are hereby exempted. Have order to officer commanding.
Jno. Gill Shorter
Gov of Ala