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I have the honor to transmit herewith a consolidated return of casualties, the report of Colonel J. G. Parkhurst, Provost-Marshal General, and that of Captain A. Mordecai, Chief of Ordnance. That of Surgeon G. E. Cooper, Medical Director, will be forwarded as soon as he is enabled to complete it.

Very respectfully,

Your obedient servant,

George H. Thomas, Major-General U. S. A. Commanding. Colonel R. M. Sawyer, Assistant Adjutant-General, Military Division, Mississippi.

Office Provost-Mabshal General, Department of the Cumberland, Nashville, Tennessee, February 4, 1865.
Report of Prisoners of War captured from September 7, 1864, up to the 20th of January,

captured. Major-Generals. Brig.-Generals. Colonels. Lieut.-Colonels. Majors. Captains. Lieutenants. non-commissioned officers. privates. surgeons and Chaplains.
September 7 to 30           2 4 17 145 5
October         1 12 40 151 1,135 1
November     2 3 1 7 25 87 550 3
December 1 7 14 10 18 173 487 1,512 6,336 77
January 1 to 20       1 2 18 45 120 842 3
Totals 1 7 16 14 22 212 601 1,887 9,008 89
Grand Total 11,857

Report of Rebel Deserters received at Nashville, Tennessee, from September 7, 1864, up to the 20th of January, 1865.

received. Captains. Lieutenants. non-commissioned officers. privates. surgeons. Chaplains.
September 7 to 30   1 6 70    
October     8 96    
November   1 3 68    
December 2 6 28 281 2 1
January 1 to 20 5 15 61 660    
Totals 7 23 106 1,175 2 1
Grand total 1,314

Prisoners of War exchanged during the month of September, 1864.

Commissioned officers 128
Non-commissioned officers 225
Privates 979
Total 1,332
(Equivalent to 2,045 privates.)
Aggregate of prisoners of war captured from September 7, 1864, to January 20, 1865, (inclusive) 13,189

Report of Rebel Deserters received outside of Nashville office from September 7, 1864, to January 20, 1865.

date of reception. officers. enlisted men.
From September 7 to September 30   75
From October 1 to October 31 2 146
From November 1 to November 30   80
From December 1 to December 31   14
From January 1 to January 31 18 558
Total 20 873
Grand total 893

Aggregate of rebel deserters to whom the oath has been administered from September 7, 1864, to January 20, 1865 2,207

Respectfully submitted,

J. G. Parkhurst, Colonel and P. M. G.

Office Chief of Ordnance, Department of the Cumberland. Nashville, Tennessee, February 6, 1865.
General: In compliance with your instructions of the 20th ultimo, I have the honor to submit the following report of ordnance material captured from the enemy by the army under your command, between the first October, 1864, and the twentieth January, 1865, all of which material has been received by the Ordnance Department:

Forty-two light 12-pounder guns, rebel model.

Seven light 12-pounder guns, United States model.

Seven light 12-pounder howitzers, United States model.

Three 3-inch rifles, rebel model.

Two 10-pounder Parrotts, calibre 2.9 inch, United States model.

One 3-inch wrought-iron rifle, United States model.

Two 6-pounder smooth-bore guns, United States model.

Fifty-nine field carriages and limbers complete.

Two field carriages and limbers without wheels.

Two field carriages, no limbers.

Sixteen field-caissons and limbers.

Four field caissons, no limbers.

Three thousand seventy-nine infantry small arms of different models, no bayonets.

Two hundred and sixty-two bayonets of different models.

One thousand two hundred and eight cartridge boxes, infantry.

Two hundred and thirty-eight cartridge box plates.

Two hundred and thirty-four cartridge-box belts.

One hundred and forty-one cartridge-box belt-plates.

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