NA, SM 3/4/1863

Office Chf Q. M.
Dept Miss & East La
Jackson Mch 4/63
Col J. R. Waddy
A. A. G.
Jackson Miss.
   I have the honor to request the detail of the privates mentioned in the list herein inclosed asked for and required to work on Engines and Cars on the Southern {(of Mississippi)} road as per accompanying letter of W J Ross General Superintendent.
I am Col
Your Obt Servt
S. Mims
Maj & Chf Q. M.
Kist of Men to be detailed to Marion Shops
Jno. S. Carter, Blacksmith
   Company A. 35th Regiment Miss Volunteers Vicksburg
Michael Dugan, Machinist
   Comp. B. Texas Infantry Featherstone's Brigade ??g's Division, Vicksburg
Alonzo C. Chinn, Machinist
   Tobin's Battery Maury's Reserve Light Battery Vicksburg
F. W. Fielder, Machinist
   Col. Patton's ??th Louisiana Volunteers Vicksburg
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   In the same Regiment of F. W. Fielder are a Moulder & Blacksmith, which I like to have detailed. I shall write to him to ??? at your office at Vicksburg & give you their names.
Respy Yrs Truly
W Ross