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[700] thousand two hundred spindles, cotton. This factory made five thousand yards cloth per diem.

Grant Factory--Three stories and basement brick building, seventy feet by forty feet; sixty looms and two thousand spindles, cotton. Made two thousand yards cloth each day.

Haiman's Iron Foundry--One small engine.

Rock Island Paper Mill — Manufactured printing, letter, and wrapping paper.

Columbus Iron Works — Sabres, bayonets, and trace chains were here made. One thousand stand of arms found.

Haiman's Pistol Factory — This establishment repaired small arms, made locks, and was about ready to commence making revolvers similar to Colt's Army.

Hughs, Daniel & Co.'s Warehouse--Ten thousand bales cotton.

Presses and type of following named newspapers:

Columbus Sun, Columbus Enquirer, Columbus Times, and the type, one press, &c., of Memphis Appeal.

The following is a list of pieces and calibre of artillery which was either partially or wholly destroyed, viz.: one ten-inch columbiad, four ten-pounder Parrotts, one ten-pounder smooth bore, and eighteen six-pounder and twelve-pounder guns and howitzers, with limbers and caissons (except the columbiad), all used in the action of the sixteenth instant, and taken while in position.

At the navy yard were two six-inch siege guns mounted, one thirty-pounder Parrott, and four boat howitzers (brass) not mounted.

At the depot were two rifled siege guns, and one smooth bore ditto not mounted, also four old iron guns (field pieces), and two mountain howitzers mounted. Near headquarter post were four brass six-pounders and limbers, smooth bore, and at a foundry north-east part of town were sixteen field pieces, caissons, &c., calibre not known. At the arsenal was one Napoleon gun new, quite a number of limbers, and caissons. Total number of guns, exclusive of the six splendid seven-inch rifled ones on gunboat “Jackson,” sixty-eight; nearly all were thrown into the river.

Quartermaster's property found in store and issued to the troops and negroes or destroyed:

Four thousand five hundred suits Confederate uniform. Five thousand eight hundred and ninety yards army jeans. One thousand yards Osnaburgs. Eight thousand eight hundred and twenty pairs shoes. Four thousand seven hundred and fifty Paris cotton drawers. One thousand seven hundred gray jackets. Four thousand seven hundred Paris pants. Two thousand Paris socks. Four thousand tin cups. Two thousand tin plates. Nine hundred and sixty wooden buckets. Four hundred shirts Three hundred and seventy-five hatchets. Six hundred and fifty gray caps. Thirty-three tin pans. Six coils half-inch rope. Fifteen boxes carpenter's tools. Four hundred wall tents and flies. One thousand axes and helves. One thousand picks and helves. Four hundred spades and shovels. Twenty telegraphic instruments.

Destroyed at Girard (opposite Columbus)--One rope factory. Two government blacksmith shops. Two locomotives. Fifteen box cars, and an extensive round house and railroad machine shop.

The machine shops, foundries, factories, and other works destroyed here as above enumerated, were of immense value to the rebels, and to the entire South. More than five thousand employees are thrown upon the community for other support. No private buildings in Columbus were destroyed, and no buildings fired except by order and with proper authority.

There are thousands of almost pauper citizens and negroes whose rapacity under the circumstances of our occupation, and in consequence of such extensive destruction of property, was seemingly insatiable. The citizens and negroes formed one vast mob, which seized upon and carried off almost everything movable, whether useful or not. Four bridges over the Chattahoochie river at and near Columbus were thoroughly destroyed, one (old) by the enemy, and three (including the railroad bridge) by our troops.

Respectfully submitted.

E. F. Winslow, Brevet Brigader-General Commanding Post. Major E. B. Beaumont, A. A. General C. C., M. D. M.

headquarters First brigade, Fourth division C. C., M. D. M., Atlanta, Georgia, June 19, 1865.
Captain — For long and valuable services as Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, and for gallantry in presence of the enemy at Big Blue, Missouri, Oxford and Tupelo, Mississippi, Selma, Alabama, and Columbus, Georgia, I respectfully recommend the promotion of Ambrose Hodge, Captain Company K, Fourth Iowa veteran cavalry, to Major by brevet.

Brevet Major-General Emery, Upton's Fourth division C. C., M. D. M., early recognized his merit, and offered to recommend his promotion to Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General volunteers, but Mr. lodge would prefer a brevet promotion.

Very few officers are more deserving of a commission from our government than Captain Hodge.

Knowing the desire of the Brevet Major-General commanding corps to reward worthy men, I take the liberty of forwarding this letter.

Your obedient servant,

E. F. Winslow, Brevet Brigadier-General Commanding. Captain E. P. Inhoff, A. A. A. General Cavalry Corps Mil. Div. Miss.

headquarters First brigade, Fourth division C. C., M. D. M., Atlanta, Georgia, June 19, 1865.
Captain E. P. Inhoff, Acting Assistant Adjutant General, Cavalry Corps, M. D. M.:
I respectfully recommend that Major A. R. Pierce, Fourth Iowa veteran cavalry, be promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel by brevet.

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