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[140] about sunset, also opened on her, but being so late in the day, with what effect could not be ascertained. It was intended that if she remained in sight to open again on her early the next morning, but during the night she was blown up.

Owing to the little use required of the artillery, there were no casualties in engagements.

Captain Gary and two men of battery C, First Ohio artillery, were captured on the twelfth instant on Hutchinson's Island, where they had gone to seek forage.

One enlisted man of battery E, Pennsylvania artillery, died of disease on the march near Madison.

The admirable policy of having (8) eight horses on a carriage for a long march over bad roads was clearly demonstrated on this campaign.

The batteries subsisted mainly on the country during the march, securing principally their own supplies and forage.

An exact account of the supplies and forage obtained cannot be given, but as near as can be ascertained is as follows:

Amount obtained from expeditions sent out from Atlanta: (46,000) Forty-six thousand pounds of corn, (3000) three thousand pounds fresh meat, (50) fifty bushels sweet potatoes.

Amount obtained on the march from Atlanta to Savannah: (130,000) One hundred and thirty thousand pounds of corn, (20,000) twenty thousand pounds of rice-fodder, (10,000) ten thousand pounds fresh meat, (500) five hundred pounds of flour, (500) five hundred bushels sweet potatoes.

Making in the aggregate: (176,000) One hundred and seventy-six thousand pounds of corn, (20,000) twenty thousand pounds of rice-fodder, (13,000) thirteen thousand pounds of fresh meat, (500) five hundred pounds of flour, (550) five hundred and fifty bushels sweet potatoes.

Animals captured: (40) Forty horses, (100) one hundred mules.

Also, (100,000) one hundred thousand pounds of cotton destroyed.

The following amount of ordnance stores were destroyed at Milledgeville by Lieutenant Shepherd, ordnance officer artillery brigade Twentieth corps: Three thousand five hundred rounds fixed ammunition for six-pounder and twelve-pounder guns, twenty thousand rounds infantry ammunition, two boxes Sharp's primers, two thousand pounds of powder.

The number of guns found abandoned by the enemy in their works in front of the Twentieth corps line, extending from the Savannah River to the railroad, and from Fort Brown to Fort Jackson and Lawton battery on the Carolina side, beside those on the gunboats and ram destroyed, is (89) eighty-nine, a list of which I send herewith.

Beside these, a large number of light and heavy gun-carriages, caissons, battery-wagons, forges. Also a large amount of ammunition was left here by the enemy.

Respectfully submitted.

J. A. Reynolds. Major and Chief of Artillery Twentieth Corps.
List of Guns captured from the enemy at Savannah, Georgia, in their works immediately in front of the Twentieth army corps, about that part of the city occupied by said corps, and in the fortifications east of Savannah, on the river, including Forts Brown, Boggs, Barton, and Jackson, Lawton Battery, opposite Fort Jackson:

no.calibre.condition.position.
132-pdr Blakely rifledServiceableRight Cen. Ga. R. R.
132-pdr smooth-boreServiceabledo. do. do.
132-pdr smooth-boreServiceabledo. do. do.
132-pdr smooth-boreServiceableOn Railroad.
132-pdr Blakely rifledServiceableLeft of Cen. Ga.R. R.
16-pdr smooth-bore, brassServiceable200 yards from the main dirt — road, right.
112-pdr smooth-bore,Unserviceabledo. do. do.
232-pdr smooth-bore, ironServiceableOn the main dirtroad.
132-pdr smooth-bore,UnserviceableIn an advanced work opposite the right of General Geary's line.
142-pdr carronadeUnserviceableIn the advance work on the river, opposite the left of General Geary's line.
132-pdr smooth-boreUnserviceabledo. do. do.
36-pdr smooth-bore brassDo. except 1do. do. do.
26-pdr smooth-bore ironUnserviceabledo. do. do.
232-pdr smooth-boreUnserviceableIn second work on the river.
124-pdr smooth-boreServiceableOn right of R. R.
142-pdr carronadeServiceabledo. do. do.
124-pdr smooth-boreServiceableOn left of R. R.
124-pdr smooth-boreServiceableOn levee.
132-pdr BlakelyServiceableAt the Town Arsenal.
16-pdr rifledServiceabledo. do. do.
332-pdr smooth-boreServiceableWater-battery opposite Fort Jackson.
210-inch columbiadsServiceabledo. do. do.
18-inch columbiadsServiceabledo. do. do.
132-pdr rifled gunServiceableLawton battery on Carolina shore, opposite Fort Jackson.
132-pdr smooth-boreServiceabledo. do. do.
210-inch columbiadsServiceabledo. do. do.
18-inch columbiadsServiceabledo. do. do.
224-pdr smooth-boresServiceableFort Brown.
632-pdr smooth-boresServiceabledo.
36-pdr rifledServiceabledo.
124-pdr howitzerServiceabledo.
142-pdr carronadeServiceabledo.
28-inch columbiadsServiceabledo.
832-pdr smooth-boresServiceableFort Boggs.
432-pdr smooth-boresServiceableFort Jackson.
132-pdr rifledServiceabledo.
210-inch mortarsServiceabledo.
58-inch columbiadsServiceabledo.
124-pdr howitzerServiceabledo.
210-inch columbiadsServiceabledo.
532-pdr rifled gunsServiceableFort Barton.
212-pdr BlakelyServiceabledo.
48-inch columbiadsServiceabledo.
36-pdr rifled gunsUnserviceabledo.
110-inch columbiadServiceabledo.

recapitulation.

6(six) 6-pounder rined guns.
4(four) 6-pounder smooth-bore guns, brass.
2(two) 6-pounder smooth-bore guns, iron.
2(two) 12-pounder Blakely guns,
4(four) 24-pounder howitzers.
3(three) 24-pounders smooth-bore guns.
19(nineteen) 32-pounder smooth-bore guns.
21(twenty-one) 32-pounder rifled guns.
1(one) 32-pounder Blakely guns.
3(three) 42-pounder carronades.
3(three) 10-inch mortars.
13(thirteen) 8-inch columbiads.
7(seven) 10-inch columbiads.
1(one) 12-pounder smooth-bore.
  
89 Serviceable, 76
  Unserviceable, 13--89


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