NA, M&O 2/22/1864

Head Qtrs Depart of the Gulf
Mobile Ala Feb 22nd 1864
Maj L. J. Fleming
Chief Engineer & Supdt
Mobile & Ohio Rail Road Company
   The enemy on his late raid having destroyed some Bridges and Trestling Work on the Mobile & Ohio Rail Road near Dostoto {probably Desoto} the Maj Genl Comdg desires that you will take the necessary steps to have them repaired immediately. Every assistance will be rendered you. Brig Genl Cantey now in command at Buckatuny {Buckatunna?} will furnish the workmen a Strong Guard. The payment for this work will be made by the Government.
Very Respit
Your obrt svt
Clifton H Smith
Assist Adj Genl