NA, DAMELA 10/26/1864

Hd Qrs Dept Ala Miss & E. La.
Selma Oct 26th 1864
Lieut. Col. Minor Meriwether
Demopolis, Ala.
   I have the honor to notify you that Genl Beauregard directs that the Railroad to Jacksonville {Alabama & Tennessee River RR} should be completed.
   The iron for this and the Road at Tombigbee River bridge {Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR} the Lieut. Genl. Comdg directs shall be taken from the Marion branch {Cahaba, Marion & Greensboro RR}.
Very respectfully Colonel
Your Obt Servt
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