NA, DET 11/6/1862

Hd. Qrs. Dept of East Tenn
Knoxville Nov 6th/62
Brig Genl A. C. Myers
Qr Master Genl Richmond Va
   The irons for Bridgeport Bridge {Nashville & Chattanooga RR} are detained in Richmond for want of transportation. The early completion of that bridge is of great importance. Please give orders for transportation of the iron as fast as it can be furnished from the Tredegar Works.
   Let me know decision of War Dept on contract for Decatur Bridge Memphis & Charleston RR}. I sent it to you some time since.
Saml. Jones
Maj Genl Comdg