UA, SIW 1/28/1864

Columbiana Ala
Jan 28th 1864
A. T. Jones Esq
Dear Sir,
   You will please have me detailed as Chf. Engr in charge of your Rail Road the enrolling officer says I am not exempt but must be detailed. You will attend to this while you are down. Will try and see you as soon as I can get ??? and we will try and devise some plan to get the RRd under operation.
Very Respectfully
Wm M. Wallace