NA, DAMEL 4/4A/1865

Meridian April 4 1865
Lieut Genl Taylor
Major Whitfield complains of great want of negroes at Demopolis. I mention in case any are sent out of Mobile. Owing to want of storage here have directed some of the freight from McDowells stored at points along the RRoad {Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR}.
E Surget
A. A. Genl.
Sent by telegram