NA, RR 5/14/1864

The Confederate States
To Jno W. Lucy
1864   Dollars Cents
May 14 For Loading 752 bars {about 1 1/4 miles, both tracks} Railroad iron with chairs & spikes for same {would have required about 17 cars} 404 70
  For Expenses in moving Engine & Cars from Pollard Ala to Montgomery 75 --
  For Boxing collecting and transporting 770 lbs Bridge Spikes from Jackson Miss to McDowell Landing 100 --
    $579 70
   I certify that the above account is correct and just; that the services were rendered as stated; and that they were necessary for the public service.
Minor Meriwether
LtCol Engineers P. A. C. S. & Cenvy
   Received at Demopolis Ala the 4th day of August 1864 of Lt Col Minor Meriwether Engineer Corps C. S. A. the sum of Five Hundred & Seventy Nine dollars and Seventy cents in full of the above account.
J. W. Lucy
{Very likely iron from the Alabama & Florida (of Florida) RR being taken to work on the bridge across the Tombigbee River on the Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR}