NA, SWR 6/20/1862

Southern Telegraph
Received at Richmd  June 20 1862 at        o'clock,     minutes
By telegraph from Demopolis  June 20  To Hon G W Randolph Secty of War
   I have been relieved of duty here Even with the Congressional appropriation the Company cannot build & equip the road {Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR} to Meridian before the restoration of Peace Capt Gaines is very competent to carry out the instructions you have given him.
L J Fleming
Chf Engr  {Mobile & Ohio RR}