NA, DG 11/14/1863

Engineer Office
Mobile, Nov. 14, 1863
Br. Gen. T. H. Clanton
Comd'g Post Pollard, A;a
   Lieut. Col. Brisset, Supt ??? Bombt. leaves Mobile today with eighty (80) shovels and twenty (20) picks, to carry out the prepared defences for the protection of the M. & G. N. R. R. {Mobile & Great Northern RR}
   I respectfully request that you will furnish him with an adequate working force.
Very respectfully
Your ob't sv't
V. Sheliha
Lt. Col. and Chf Eng.