NA, RR 4/19B/1862

Memphis & Charleston Rail Road Office
Corinth, April 19 1862
Genl G. T. Beauregard
Head Quarters Army of Miss
Dear Sir,
   I hear the Government contemplated building a line of Rail Road from Selma Ala to connect with the Mobile & Ohio Rail Road {should be the Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR} at Meridian as Iron will be an object permit me to suggest the seizure & removal of a lot of T Rail now in Memphis belonging to the Nashville & Chattanooga Rail Road.
Very Respectfully
W J Ross
Genl Supr
Much obliged for the information. Qr Master will be ordered to send it to Vicksburg at earliest opportunity G. T. B.