NA, DMEL 11/18A/1862

Hd Qrs Dept Miss & E. La.
Jackson Miss Nov 18th 1862
Mr. L. J. Fleming
Chf Engr & Genl Supt
Mobile & Ohio RR
Mobile Ala
   In reply to your communication of the 14th Inst I am directed by the Lt Genl Comdg to say that he cannot possibly share such an amount (30) bbls oil, as suggested. Orders have been sent to Columbus to ascertain how much can be spared for such purposes.
I am Respectfully
Yr obt servt
R. W M??
A. A. G.