NA, QMR 1/28/1864

West Point Ga.
January 28th 1864
Reports 253 bales of govt cotton {about 10 car loads} awaiting shipment to Augusta {on Atlanta & West Point RR}, is being much damaged by exposure to weather. 7 bales destroyed by troops in transit & 26 by fire ***. Suggests that if it is to remain much longer that it be stored.
Capt Jas Maurice
Entry in Quartermaster General's Letters Received Register