NA, DMEL 11/8/1863

Hd. Qr. Meridian Miss
Novr 8th 1863
Col. R. B. Richardson
   Your order appointing Captain Crinder to superintend the repairs of the M. & O. R. R. {Mobile & Ohio RR} has been received at this office.
   As you are not authorized to issue such an order you will please immediately revoke it
By order of General Johnston
F. B. Lamar
A. A. General