NP, RD 3/1A/1861

From the Richmond Dispatch
March 1, 1861
Powder for Charleston
   The Montgomery Advertiser, of Sunday, has the following item:
   "Yesterday there were forty-nine thousand one hundred pounds of powder shipped from the Montgomery & West Point Railroad Depot {3 to 4 carloads}, for Charleston. It was intended for the use of the South Carolina troops, when needed."