H, RRB 9/16/1863

Richmond, Sept 16th 1863
Major J. D. Whitford  {President, Atlantic & North Carolina RR}
Raleigh, N. C.
   Jenkins Brigade closes the movement. Sanford {Superintendent, Petersburg RR} will commence on corn today but would like to get aid from Atlantic {& North Carolina} road. If you can get two trains put them on till the rush is relieved. Advise all the roads in North Carolina that there are no more troops.
F. W. Sims
Maj. & Q. M.