Strength at starting, and at present time.
I desire to remark the attention to duty and the valuable aid given me by each member of my staff, and respectfully call your attention to the foregoing table of condition of this command, and to the lists of killed and wounded in each regiment.
Your obedient servant,
|Third Iowa.||Fourth Iowa.||Tenth Missouri.||total.||aggregate.|
|Officers.||Enlisted Men.||Officers.||Enlisted men.||Officers.||Enlisted men.||Officers.||Enlisted men.|
|Strength on leaving Chickasaw||42||906||41||831||27||528||110||2265||2375|
|Gained by enlistment by the army||11||11||11|
|Killed during expedition||1||3||1||2||1||2||6||8|
|Died of wounds and disease||2||2||2|
|Left in hospitals on the way||1||23||7||1||3||2||33||35|
|Present with command||35||810||30||666||26||494||91||1970||2061|
Columbus, Georgia, April 18, 1865.Major — Having been assigned to the command of this city, I have the honor to make the following report of property captured and destroyed, in obedience to orders from the Brevet Major-General commanding corps: Fountain Warehouse--Six thousand bales C. S. A. cotton. Alabama Warehouse--Seven thousand bales C. S. A. cotton, one hundred boxes tobacco, twenty hogsheads and one hundred barrels sugar, and other commissary stores. Near Macon Railroad Depot--Three large warehouses, containing twenty thousand sacks corn, an immense amount of quartermaster's property, commissary stores, and valuable machinery, all in readiness for shipment. A large number of caissons and timbers, generally unserviceable; one hundred bales cotton; also thirteen locomotives, ten passenger, forty-five box, twenty-four flat, and nine coal cars. One round house and machine shop. Naval armory. One small rolling mill in operation, one engine, forty horse-power, one blast engine eight horse-power, two sets rollers, and three furnaces, capable of making four thousand pound of iron per day. One new rolling mill nearly completed, one one hundred and fifty horse-power engine, intended to roll railroad and boiler-plate iron, three large furnaces, one blast engine ten horse-power, one ten-horse power steam hammer. This building was one hundred and fifty feet square. One machine shop, two engines, forty-five inch cylinder, nearly completed; one hundred and sixty feet shafting, three small and two large planers, sixteen iron lathes, one large lathe, seven feet face plate, three drill presses, thirty vises, fifteen thousand pounds brass. All lathes and planers had full sets of tools. One blacksmith shop, containing ten forges. Several offices and drawing-rooms, with their contents. One pattern shop, with three wood turning lathes and one wood planer. Foundry, boiler shop, copper shop, and their contents. Navy Yard — Containing brass foundry, boat-building house and one machine shop, with hot-air furnace, one engine eight-horse power, one large planer, one rip saw and drill press; five thousand rounds large ammunition; also one blacksmith shop and tools. McElhaney & Porter's Foundry — Containing one engine twenty-horse power. Nitre Works--Two hundred hands were here employed. Muscogee Iron Works — Consisting of foundry, machine shop, small arms manufactory, blacksmith shop (thirty forges), a large saddler's shop with tools, one hundred sets flasks, one engine thirty-horse power. Confederate States Arsenal — Consisting of Machine shop, foundries, with two thirty-horse power engines, two furnaces, a large amount of machinery and war material; blacksmith's shop (sixteen forges). Two Powder Magazines--Thirteen thousand pounds powder, four thousand loaded shell, eighty-one thousand rounds ammunition for small arms, and large quantities of rockets, fuses, &c. Oil Cloth Manufactory — Eagle Factory--Four-story brick, one hundred and fifty feet by fifty feet; one hundred and thirty-six looms, three thousand four hundred and fifty spindles cotton, and twelve hundred spindles wool, two thousand two hundred yards jeans, and fifteen hundred yards Osnaburgs, made each day. Howard Factory--Five-story brick building, with basement, one hundred and twenty feet by fifty feet; one hundred and forty-six looms, five