First Corps of Engineers, the sums set opposite our names, respectively, being in full for the services of our slaves at Drewry's Bluff, during the months of March and April, 1863, having signed duplicate receipts.
from whom hired.name and occupation.time Bmployed.rate of Wages.amount for each Slave.amount received.signatures.
J. G. Woodfire.William, laborer.22 days.$16 a month. $13 33Joseph G. Woodfire.
William E. Martin.Richard, laborer.37 days.$16 a month.$19 75
William E. Martin.Henry, laborer.37 days.$16 a month.19 7589 46W. E. Martin.
I certify the above pay-roll is correct and just, John B. Stannard.
The above was copied from one of several in possession of the writer, taken from hundreds found in Richmond after the evacuation, and showing that thousands of slaves were employed on the fortifications in different.
parts of the Confederacy. all able leaders, and each bearing the commission of Lieutenant-General.
Recent events had greatly inspirited the Conf