NA, WD 3/14/1862

Head Qrs Western Dept
Decatur March 14th 1862  3 A. M.
A. J. Hopper, Supt.
   I want one hundred cars very urgently at Courtland {Memphis & Charleston RR} as soon as they can possibly be assembled there. Answer how soon it can be done.
A. S. Johnston
Genl. CSA
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