NA, QMR 10/13H/1863

Richmond Va., October 13, 1863
Refers application of H. M. Drane {Superintendent, Wilmington & Manchester RR} asks the detail of Corpl B H Bates Sutherland Battery stationed near Goldsboro N. C. He is valuable mechanic and his was very desirable. His Capt willing to the detail.
Maj F. W. Sims
Approved & respectfully forwarded to the Sec of War
A R Lawton  QM Genl
Entry in Quartermaster General's Letters Received Register