NA, ENG 2/11A/1863

Engineer Bureau
February 11th, 1863
Capt. L. P. Grant
Engineer Corps, P. A. C. S.
Atlanta, Geo.
   By direction of Colonel J. Gilmer & on the application of Mr. Lewis a director of the Ala. & Tenn. R. Rd. Co. {Alabama & Tennessee Rivers RR}, the mortgage on part of their road forwarded by you is herewith returned. Please send it to Judge Thos. A. Walker Prest. of the Co. at Selma, Ala.
   The Hon. Sec. of War, as telegraphed to you, requires a mortgage on the whole line.
Very Respectfully Yours
A. L. Rives
Maj. & Asst. to Chf Engr.