NA, QMR 9/25A/1861

September 25th 1861
Both Engines & Cars are needed on the East Tenn & Va RR for the transportation service of the Govt. 7 engines & 70 Cars are required. You are instructed to make immediate effort to obtain from the Western & Atlantic RR Co of Georgia & the Mobile & Ohio RR by contract the Engines & Cars required. If unable to obtain them by contract impress them.
Secretary of War
Entry in Quartermaster General's Letters Received Register