NA, DAMELA 2/11/1865

Hd Qrs Dept Ala Miss & E. La.
Meridian Feby 11th 1865
Major Geo. Whitfield Qr Mr
   I am directed by the Lieut Genl Comdg to inform you, that it has become a matter of paramount importance to move the meat from Cuba Station to Mobile, and to direct you to place one engine and train at Major Dameron's disposal for that purpose. Said train to be loaded at Cuba and run through to Mobile {over the Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR and the Mobile & Ohio RR}. I am further directed to say, that you are authorised and directed, to execute this order without regard to the objections that may be raised by RRd officials.
Very respectfully Yours &c
W F Bullock Jr
A. A. G.