War of the Rebellion: Serial 020 Page 0628 COASTS OF S.C., GA., AND MID. AND EAST FLA. Chapter XXVI.

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Tabular statement of works in the Department of South Carolina October 4, 1862-Continued.

Works Location Intend

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armame

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Guns

Bee's Ferry Batteries Saint Andrew's Parish, 8 or 10 20

miles above city, on Ashley

River, covering a pontoon

bridge located at that place

and an advance down south side

Ashley River

Charleston lines Extending from Ashley to 25

Cooper River

Half-Moon Battery East side of city, on Cooper 7

River

Batteries connected Rear of Rantowles Station, at 9

by covered way junction Charleston and

Savannah Railroad, Willstown

and Jacksonborough roads

Redoubt Rantowles' house, seven-eights 3

of a mile from depot, in fork

of Rantowles Creek and

Jacksonborough road, on Parker

Ferry road

Church Flats, Battery 600 yards below Church Flats 4

Stono Bridge, tete- 800 yards below obstructions 2

de-poni at Church Flats

Stono Bridge Connecting John's Island with ---

main, 360 feet long, 50 feet

draw; causeway 1,075 yards

Sullivan's Island Connecting island with main ---

Bridge

Floating Battery

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Causeway and bridge Connecting east and west lines ---

on James Island

Wappoo Draw-bridge Connecting James Island with ---

main

Present armament Condition Forces Time to

at complete

work

Workme

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Unfinished 650 1 month

Four 8-inch siege ...do... 160 2 weeks

howitzers

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...do... 150 10 days

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Complete ---

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...do... ---

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Unfinished ---

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...do... 29 4 days, 27

hands

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...do... 72 Indefinite

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...do... 300 10 days

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Waiting --- 3 weeks

material

The force employed is 239 white and 3,397 negro workmen.

Respectfully submitted.

W. H. ECHOLS,

Captain of Engineers.