SOUTH-WESTERN TELEGRAPH COMPANY...WEST POINT [MS] APRIL 24, 1863. BY TELEGRAPH FROM MACON 1863. TO "GENL RUGGLES The troops here leave directly for Meridian in consequence of the Yankees making their appearance between Meridian and Jackson. [T]he car of ammunition will be left without protection- no Locomotive send for it if possible." From Ord. Lt. Bledsoe.
1863. 5.5" x 8" partly printed document, completed in ink script. Mounted, lightly worn, Very Good. Item #14524