NA, RR 11/30/1864

Report of Operations of Commission for Collecting and Distributing R. R. Iron for the month November 1864
Spratt  Callahan have been engaged with mechanics & negro force in getting crossties and laying track on the Florida end of Live Oar & Lawton Railroad, and in raising piers & superstructure of Suwanee bridge on said Road.
Another force of impressed & hired negroes under the general direction of Lt. Fairbanks and the immediate superintendence of J. H. Bucus has been employed in rebuilding bridges and track destroyed by Yankee raiders on the Florida Atlantic & Gulf Central R. Rd near Baldwin Fla. and in removing iron from the Florida Road for purpose of building Live Oak & Lawton Road
Contractor A. L. Maxwell, with a force of detailed mechanics & hired negroes employed in construction of crib work for draw pier Tombigbee bridge, framing piers and operating two saw mills, cutting lumber for the bridge
3 Asst Engineers Employed on construction Live Oak & Lawton Railroad, laying track from either end & bridging Suwanee River

Probable Operations for the Month of December 1864

Contractors Spratt & Callahan with force will be employed in completing Suwanee bridge & laying track from Live Oak to Georgia line
Contractor A. L. Maxwell with his force will be employed on pier & superstructure of Tombigbee bridge & sawing lumber
Genl. Agents Employed in collecting material & forwarding same for rebuilding Atlanta & West Point Road
Minor Meriwether
Lt Col Engineers