NA, DAMELA 5/23/1864

Hd Qrs Dept Ala Miss & E. La.
Meridian Miss May 23d 1864
Maj. Geo Whitfield
A. Q. M. Columbus Miss.
   Genl Lee directs me to inform you, that he has for the present given up the intention of repairing the Memphis & Charleston Railroad.
I am Major
Very Respectfully
Yr obdt Servt
William Elliott
A. A. Genl.