NA, QMR 8/17A/1863

August 17, 1863  {Date received by QMG}
Refers letter of M. A. Pritchard {Superintendent, Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR} Demopolis Ala June 21/63. Suggestion in regard to building RR from Demopolis to McDowell. {The big issue was the construction of the Tombigbee River bridge}
Genl J. E. Johnston
Resply refd to Maj F. W. Sims QM in charge of RRB for consideration & report.
A R Lawton  QM Genl
Entry in Quartermaster General's Letters Received Register