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June 16th

Lieut J. W. [[?]]
8th U.S. Infantry
Post Quartermaster
Wilmington NC

I have the honor to request that a Government Wagon be furnished me on Monday Morning (18th) for the purpose of sending [[?]] supplies to the orphan children at Middle Sound under the charge of this Bureau

I Am Lieutenant
Very Respectfully
Your obdt Servant
Allan Rutherford
Bvt Colonel U.S.V
Sup't So Dist NC

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