NA, QM 10/22A/1864

Quartermaster General's Department
Oct. 22nd 1864
Maj. ? ? Whitfield
Meridian, Miss.
   I am instructed by the Q. M. Genl. to inform you that Maj. J. S. Bransford Army Tenn. reports very serious delays in the running of trains on the Ala. & Tenn. River R. R. by reason of an insufficient supply of water & to instruct you to take steps to remedy the evil as early as possible.
Ch. Morris, Capt. & for QMG