NA, ENG 11/30A/1863

   Endorsement on letter from W. P. Bocoit Prest of Ala & Miss {Rivers} RR in regard to the means of securing a more perfect connection at the crossing of the Tombigbee River. Dated Oct 16th 1863.
   Engr Bureau 30th Nov/63. This whole question has been placed by the QM Genl in the hands of Mr. Tate, Prest of the Memphis & Charleston RR. The Engineer officers of Genl Johnston's command and the Commissioner for the removal of RR iron have had their special attention called to the subject. It is believed that every effort will be promptly made to secure the connection.  (Returned to the Sec of War)
A. L. Rives
Lt Col & Act Chf of Bureau