NA, ENG 4/12A/1864

Engineer Bureau
April 12th, 1864
A. L. Maxwell, Bridge Contractor
Macon, Ga.
   Col. Preston, Chf of Bureau of Conscription, has returned your application to Maj. Harris, enrolling officer & ordered the detail of Gates, lumber agent, for (40) forty days & of your other workmen for sixty days. I will endeavor if necessary to have the detail of your workmen increased & to assist you in other respects.
A. L. Rives
Col. &c &c