NA, DMEL 1/8/1863

Jackson Jany 8/63
Lt Genl Pemberton
V. Burg
   Your quartermasters on M. & O. RR {Mobile & Ohio RR} refuse to permit citizens to ship corn to this city. Corn is abundant also transportation our citizens are suffering. Please investigate this matter. J E. Slaughter Brig. Genl. The above dispatch just received from Mobile.
J. R. Waddy
A. A. G.
Sent by telegram