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Number 74. Report of Colonel William T. Wishters, first Mississippi Light Artillery Chief of Light Artillery. SELMA, ALA, August 29, 1863.

The within report represents the number of guns surrendered at Vicksburg on the 4th of July export that the 20-pounder Parrott gun was disabled by the enemy springing a mine about the latter part of June.

W. T. WITHERS.

Colonel First Mississippi Light Artillery, and Chief of Light Artillery.

[Inclosure.]

Report of field and siege guns on rear line of defense, Vicksburg.

Com- Gene Gene Colon Genera Total Genera Gener

mand ral ral el l Steve l al

Lee Cumm Reyno Barton nson' Hebert Green

ing lds s

DIVIS

ION

6- 6 2 6 8 22 2 1

poun-

der,

bronze

12- --- 3 --- --- 3 --- ---

poun-

der,

bronze

12- --- 1 1 --- 2 --- ---

poun-

der,

siege,

iron

18- --- 1 --- --- 1 --- ---

poun-

der,

bronze

24- --- --- --- 1 1 --- ---

poun-

der

siege,

iron

32- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---

poun-

der

Gun 12- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---

s poun-

der

James,

rifle

2. 71 --- --- --- --- --- --- ---

rifle,

Whit-

worth

3-inch --- 1 1 --- 2 3 ---

rifle

3. 30 --- --- --- 2 2 --- ---

inch

rifle

3. 7 --- 1 --- --- 1 --- ---

inch

rifle

20- --- --- --- --- --- --- 1

poun-

der

Parrot

t

30- 1 --- --- --- 1 --- ---

poun-

der

Parrot

t

32- 1 --- --- --- 1 --- ---

poun-

der,

rifle

3. 2- --- --- --- --- --- 1 ---

inch

rifle

12- 3 2 2 2 9 2 ---

poun-

der,

bronze

How 24- 1 1 --- --- 2 --- ---

itz poun-

ers der,

bronze

8-inch --- --- --- 1 1 --- ---

siege,

iron

Total 12 12 10 14 48 8 2

pieces

Office 5 6 5 9 25 5 1

rs

Non- 132 128 123 252 635 84 21

commis

sioned

office

rs and

privat

es

Command Gener Total Gene Gener Gener Total Grand

al Forne ral al al Smith total

Moore y's Bald Vaugh Shoup 's

DIVIS win n DIVIS

ION ION

6- 5 8 5 5 --- 10 40

pounder

bronze

12- 3 3 --- 2 1 3 9

pounder

bronze

12- --- --- --- --- --- --- 2

pounder

,

siege,

iron

18- 3 3 --- --- --- --- 4

pounder

bronze

24- --- --- --- 1 --- 1 2

pounder

siege,

iron

32- --- --- 1 --- --- 1 1

pounder

Gun 12- 1 1 --- --- --- --- 1

s pounder

James,

rifle

2. 71 1 --- --- --- --- --- 1

rifle,

Whit-

worth

3-inch 3 6 1 1 1 3 11

rifle

3. 30 --- --- --- --- --- --- 2

inch

rifle

3. 7 --- --- --- --- --- --- 1

inch

rifle

20- --- 1 --- --- --- --- 1

pounder

Parrott

30- 1 1 --- --- --- --- 2

pounder

Parrott

32- --- --- --- --- --- --- 1

pounder

, rifle

3. 2- --- 1 --- --- --- --- 1

inch

rifle

12- --- 2 2 1 1 4 15

pounder

bronze

How 24- 3 3 1 --- 1 2 7

itz pounder

ers bronze

8-inch --- --- --- --- --- --- 1

siege,

iron

Total 20 30 10 10 4 24 102

pieces

Officer 14 20 7 7 2 16 61

s

Non- 175 280 97 102 44 243 1,158

commiss

ioned

offi-

cers

and

priva-

tes

JUNE 18, 1863

W. T. WITHERS,

Colonel, and Chief of Light Artillery, Army of Vicksburg.

Number 75. Report of Cool. Edward Higgins, C. S. Artillery, commanding River Batteries. ENTERPRISE, MISS. July 25, 1863.

MAJOR: I have the honor to report the operations of the river batteries under my command during the recent siege of Vicksburg.

The line of batteries extended along the river front, commencing at a point above Fort Hill, on the right of my line, to a redoubt which terminated the extreme right of the rear lines and me left, a distance of 3 miles, and consisted of 8-10 columbiads, 1-9 Dahlgren 1