NA, DAMEL 7/20/1864

HQ Meridian Miss July 20th 1864
Mr F. S. Blount Chf Agt of Impressment
Mobile Ala
   Genl Lee directs that you impress seventy-five hands to repair rail road north of Verona {Mobile & Ohio RR}. They will report to Capt Taylor AQM at Verona at the earliest practicable moment.
P. Ellis Jr
Sent by telegram