Received at Jan 19 1865
By telegraph from Mobile 19 To Col Geo Wm Brent
Cannot possibly spare the troops at present. hope they will be allowed to remain.
D H Maury
Citation: Dabney Herndon Maury (1822-1900), telegram to George William Brent. Mobile, Ala.; 19 January 1865. In The telegraphic history of the Civil War, 1861-1865. AMs 434/16