NA, ENG 4/28/1864

Engineer Bureau
April 28th, 1864
Lt Col. Minor Meriwether
Commissioner for removal of RR iron &c
   The Hon Sec of War after due consideration of the reasons urged for not removing the iron from the {Mobile &} Spring Hill R Rd (Mobile) has determined upon its removal & directs me to instruct you to proceed with it as promptly as possible.
Very Respy Yours
A. L. Rives
Col &c &c