OR, Series 1, Vol. 45, Part 2, Page 782
Headquarters Army of Tennessee
January 14, 1865
Chief Engineer and Superintendent
Mobile & Ohio Railroad
West Point, Miss.
We are rapidly running out of breadstuffs at Tupelo and Okolona. General Hood requests that you will push your trains forward with all possible speed. We are almost out of provisions.
E. J. Harvie
Colonel and Inspector-General