NA, DAMEL 4/20/1865

Meridian April 20th 1865
Lieut Col Meriwether
   You will use every exertion to repair Selma and Blue Mountain R Road {Alabama & Tennessee River RR} immediately. It is important it should be finished at earliest possible moment.
   Also your present orders for purpose of procuring whatever is needed to accomplish this object. Confer with Supt of the RR and report condition, progress &c.
By order Lieut Genl Taylor
W F Bulloch Jr AAG
Sent by telegram