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No. 4.

Statement of bread Stuffs en route to Richmond.

At Charlotte Junction, 470 sacks, 940 bushels corn47,000
At Greensboroa, North Carolina, 2,840 sacks, 5,680 bushels corn284,000
At Greensboroa, 270 bags flour27,000
From Florence, South Carolina, 4,000 bushels corn200,000
From Augusta, Georgia, 400 sacks flour40,000
From Charleston, South Carolina, 2,000 bushels corn100,000
From Greensboroa, North Carolina, 400 bushels wheat20,000
Reported by Major H. Crunston, Augusta, Georgia, as purchased by him along Savannah river, near Augusta, 80,000 bushels corn4,000,000
Reported by Major A. M. Allen, Columbus, Georgia: 
On hand January 2d, 80,000 bushels corn4,000,000
Number of rations8,718,000


Note.--Major Isaac Shelby, Jr., in Southwest Virginia, reports his ability to procure 100,000 bushels corn and wheat in that section and East Tennessee, if money and transportation be provided.

About 500,000 pounds of sugar and large quantities of rice, ordered from South Carolina, a portion of which is now en route to Richmond.

 full rations.
In depot at Richmond, 30,000 pounds coffee500,000
In depot at Richmond, 42,000 pounds sugar350,000


S. B. French, Major and Commissary Subsistence.
This paper is respectfully referred for the information of the Hon. Secretary of War, in connection with report of Commissary General of 9th instant.


L. B. Northrup, C. G. S. Bureau of Subsistence, February 13, 1865.

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