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That the proportion of rifle-guns should be one third, and of smooth-bores, two thirds.
That the rifle-guns should be restricted to the systems of the United States Ordnance Department; and of Parrott and the smooth-bores, (with the exception of á few howitzers for special service,) to be exclusively the twelve-pound gun oe artillery arm of the nation, taxed far beyond their capacities the various arsenals, and the private foundries which had hitherto exclusively supplied to the United States the requisite ordnance material.
The Ordnance Department promptly met my requisitions, by enlarging as far as possible the operations of the arsenals of suptions in front of Richmond.
To these several reports I respectfully refer the Commanding General for details of services as creditable to the artillery of the United States as they are honorable to the gallant officers and patient enlisted men who, brave and (with but few exceptions,) struggling through difficulties, overcoming ob