4,560.Von Schmidt, 1846.
49,382.Cooley et al., 1865.
4,158.Samuels (reissued), 1870.
65,545.Constant et al., 1867.
67,104.Clarke et al., 1867.
87,226.Voorhees et al., 1869.
88,392.Karmrodt et al., 1869.
No.Name and Year.
95,583.Hayford et al., 1869.
utant and Acting Quartermaster General:—
With the Middlesex Company, Lowell, for 6,000 yards of cloth, six-fourths wide, to make 2,000 military overcoats, at $1.37 a yard.
With William Deacon, to make 2,000 military overcoats at $2.15 each, he finding the trimmings, except the buttons.
With James Boyd & Sons, to make 1,000 knapsacks, army pattern, and with Edward A. G. Roulstone, to make 1,000 knapsacks, army pattern, severally at $1.88 each.
With Converse, Harding, & Co., for 1,000 pairs of blankets, army size, at $3.75 a pair.
With the Rubber Clothing Company, Beverly, for 2,000 haversacks, at 75 cents each.
The buttons for the coats have been contracted for with the manufacturer at Attleborough, and will cost about $740.
I was also authorized to contract for 200,000 ball-cartridges to suit the new rifled musket.
The lowest market price for these cartridges is $14 a thousand.
At the State Arsenal, at Cambridge, there hav
they met with marked success, and were honorably spoken of by the general in command.
Quartermaster Burrill was detached to serve as brigade-quartermaster, and attached to the staff, where he served with entire satisfaction, until Colonel Farr was relieved of the command of the brigade.
On the 26th of January, five companies, then at Camp Mansfield, were ordered to take post at a point on the Ponchartrain Railroad, known as Bayou Gentilly.
Feb. 16.—A company, under command of First-Lieutenant Harding, was attached to the Engineer Department of the Nineteenth Corps, as pontoniers.
On the 10th of March, the company moved, via Baton Rouge, to Bayou Monticeno, where they laid a bridge one hundred feet long.
On the 13th, the army commenced crossing, and advanced on the Port Hudson road.
On the 15th, the army recrossed; the company took up the bridge, and returned to Baton Rouge.
On the 6th of April, they moved to Brashear City, and laid a bridge three hundred feet long on Bayou B