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243 June 4th Captain R.T. Frank 8th U.S. Infantry Comd'g Post Wilmington NC Captain I have the honor to request that you detail one enlisted man to report to me for duty as Commissary Sergeant to superintend the issue of Rations. By orders lately rec'd from Hd Qrs I have discharged the Citizen Employee lately engaged in that capacity and have been directed to apply to you for an enlisted man. I should prefer a non-commissioned officer if you can spare one. I am Captain Very Respectfully Allan Rutherford Bvt Col U.S.V. (Lieut Col VRC) Supt &c Dist NC
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