NA, ENG 5/18B/1864

Engineer Bureau
Richmond, May 18th, 1864
Lt Col Minor Meriwether Engr P. A. C. S.
Const. &c Demopolis Ala
   In consideration of the great importance justly attached to the completion of the R. R. connection between Blue Mountain & Rome please furnish me promptly with any information you possess as to the progress of this work.
Yours Very Respy
A. L. Rives
Col. &c &c