NA, ENG 3/1A/1864

Engineer Bureau
March 1st 1864
Hon. Jas. A. Seddon
Secretary of War
   I respy recommend that authority be given to remove the iron from the track of the {Mobile &} Spring Hill R. R. a suburban road of the City of Mobile. This measure is recommended by Col. C. F. M. Garnett & Maj. Minor Meriwether Commissioners and cordially approved by Lt. Col. F. W. Sims Supt. R. R. Transportation.
Very respectfully your obt sert
A. L. Rives
Lt. Col. &c