NA, RRB 2/1A/1865

Feby 1 1865
Major T Peters
Selma Ala.
   The papers connected with the work and material for Mobile & Ohio railroad repairs recd today forwarded to Q. M. G.
   All of the trouble and confusion in this matter would have been avoided had the Engineer bureau undertaken this work. They order to make three, and all similar repairs should be addressed to the Engineers, they have appropriations for that purpose, and are presumed to be capable of completing such work rapidly than others. If occasion affords it would be well to give orders of this character the direction above indicated.
Very respy
F. W. Sims
Lt Col &c