NA, ENGR 12/28/1864

December 28 {1864}
Engineer Bureau
Col. Meriwether reports Gainesville branch {Mississippi, Gainesville & Tuscaloosa RR} ready & for Govt purposes request authority to use rail from Mobile & Ga. R. Roads to finish {Atlanta &} West Point Road. Not having authority to grant his request it is respectfully referred to the War Dept.
Genl. G. T. Beauregard
{Summary entry in Letters Received Register}