NP, RD 1/5A/1864

From the Richmond Dispatch
January 5, 1864
Dalton, Jan. 1
   The railroad from Chattanooga westward for a distance of 100 miles {which includes the Nashville & Chattanooga RR and the Memphis & Charleston RR} has been rendered useless for service for the present by reason of recent freshets, destroying the bridge from Chattanooga.