OR, Series 1, Vol. 24, Part 3, Page 831

May 4, 1863
Lieutenant-General Pemberton
Commanding Vicksburg
   Have ordered 50,000 rations sent from here to Bovina and balance to Vicksburg {on the Southern (of Mississippi) RR}, except 20,000 rations. Have ordered all stores from West Point and Okolona {both on the Mobile & Ohio RR} sent to Vicksburg. Do you wish stores at Meridian, Macon, and Columbus {all on the Mobile & Ohio RR} sent there also? This place can be supplied from points above on Mississippi Central and Mobile & Ohio Railroads.
Theo. Johnston
Major and Commissary of Subsistence