NCA, RRB 3/19/1864

Conscript Office
Raleigh, N. C., March 19th 1864
J. D. Whitford Esq
President N. C. & A. R. R. Co.  {Atlantic & North Carolina RR}
Goldsboro, N. C.
   I am directed by the Commandant of Conscripts for N. C. to request that you will forward to this offic with as little delay as possible a complete list of all employees liable to Conscription on your Road giving the Height Complexion Color of eves hair and the country to which each belong in accordance with paragraph V Section B General Orders No 26 Adjt & Inspector General's Office 1864.
   This application will be made subject to the Commandant of Conscript who will grant the certificate of exemption upon a compliance with the conditions contained in Act of Congress, Approved Feby 17th 1864. A copy of which is herewith enclosed for your information and guidance.
I m Very Respectfully
Your Obt Servt
S. M. Parish
1st Lt & A. A. A. G.