NA, ENG 3/10C/1863

Engineer Bureau
Richmond, March 10th 1863
Judge Thomas A. Walker
President of the Ala. & Tenn. RR  {Alabama & Tennessee River RR}
Selma, Ala.
   The Secretary of Was has decided that the Government is unable to furnish iron for the railroad from Blue Mountain Alabama to Rome Georgia. A full letter in regard to the above connection will be sent you at an early day.
J. F. Gilmer
Col. Engrs & Chf of Bu