NA, DMEL 2/19C/1863

Hd. Qrs Dept. M & E La
Jackson Feb 19 1863
Major Mangum
Comdg Post Meridian
   I am directed by the Lt Genl Comdg to instruct you to prevent all shipments of subsistence down the Mobile & Ohio Road from Meridian. Not a pound of corn, meat or meal is to be permitted to go to Mobile, except upon the written order of Lt Genl Pemberton
I am Major
Very Respy &c
W. H. Carole
A. A. G.