NA, DAMELA 2/8/1865

Hd Qrs Dept Ala Miss & E. La.
Meridian Feby 8th 1865
Major Genl D H Maury
Comdg Dist of the Gulf
   It is hoped that the damage done b the recent rains to the Demopolis R Road will be repaired by the 10th when all troops will be sent by that route, except those who are to rejoin their commands at Pollard.
   Major Dameron has been required to send every pound of meat he can spare to Major Jackson, and, a train load of it is now delayed at Cuba Station near Demopolis, awaiting repairs to the R. Road {Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR}.
Very Respectfully
Your obt Sevt
E Surgst