Letter from George S. Rosser to Adna Anderson, September 16 , 1864

George Rosser asks that small houses be built for the families of black railroad laborers.

Office Com. Sub.
U. S. Mil. Rail Roads
Mil. Div. of the Miss.
Nashville, Tenn.


I have four or five Negro men at work for me who have families and they are bothered a great deal to find Houses for them. Can anything be done to build these boys some small Houses. Please answer.

Your Most Obdt. Servant

George S. Rosser Capt. U. S. Vols.
Col. Jno. O. Crane A. Q. M.


Respectfuly returned to Col. Crane Q. M. with the information that the houses will be built and on any location Capt. Rosser may select. A. Anderson. Gen. Supt. Govt. R. Road.

Respectfully returned to Col. Jno. O. Crane Q. M. with the information that I have selected the ground immediately in the rear of [[unclear]] store house and on the Alley for the erection of the buildings named. Geo. S. Rosser Capt.

About this Document

  • Source: Letter from George S. Rosser to Adna Anderson
  • Extent: 1 page
  • Citation: National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 92, Subgroup 1674, Letters Recieved by A. Anderson, Box 1
  • Date: September 16, 1864