e given to every man employed on it. I am unable to give the names of all, but sincerely trust that General Banks will do full justice to every officer engaged in this undertaking when he makes his report.
I only regret that time did not enable me to get the names of all concerned.
The following are the most prominent persons:
Lieutenant-Colonel Bailey, acting-military engineer, 19th army corps, in charge of the work.
Colonel James Grant Wilson, of General Banks' staff.
Lieutenant-Colonel Pearcall, assistant.
Colonel Dwight, acting-assistant inspector-general.
Lieutenant-Colonel W. B. Kinsey, 161st New York volunteers.
Lieutenant-Colonel Hubbard, 30th Maine volunteers.
Major Sawtelle, provost marshal, and Lieutenant Williamson,.ordnance officer.
The following were a portion of the regiments employed: 29th Maine, commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel Emerson; 116th New York, commanded by Colonel George M. Love; 161st New York, commanded by Captain Prentiss; 133d New York,