War of the Rebellion: Serial 037 Page 0405 Chapter XXXVI. THE SIEGE OF Vicksburg, MISS.

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ADDENDA.

JULY, 3, 1863.

I object to a surrender of the troops, and am in favor of holding the position, or attempting to do so, as long as possible,

W. E. BALDWIN.

Brigadier-General.

Abstract from statements of ordnance and ordnance stores lost and destroyed in the First Brigade, Smith's DIVISION, during the siege at Vicksburg.

Ordnance and small-arms Destroyed* Captured+ Total

Guns and howitzers: 30- 1 --- 1

pounder Parrott

3-inch rifles 1 1 2

Whitworth gun 1 --- 1

32-pounder gun --- 1 1

24-pounder howitzer --- 1 1

12-pounder howitzers --- 2 2

6-pounder guns --- 5 5

Small-arms: Percussion --- 1,467 1,467

muskets, caliber 69

Enfield rifles, caliber --- 500 500

57

Mississippi rifles, --- 50 50

caliber 54

Rifled muskets, caliber --- 121 121

57

Number 90. Report of Brigadier General F. A. Shorup, c. S. Army, commanding THIRD Brigade. DALTON, GA. April 11, 1864.

GENERAL: I have the honor to transmit, inclosed the report of operations of my brigade during the siege of Vicksburg. Before leaving Vicksburg, I rendered a report to Major-General Smith, which was lost. I was directed by General Pemberton some time ago to make another and send it to you direct.

I have the honor, to be very respectfully, your obedient servant,

F. A. Shoup,

Brigadier-General.

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General, C. S. Army.

[Inclosure.]

HEADQUARTERS THIRD BRIGADE, SMITH'S DIVISION,

Vicksburg MISS,

July 8, 1863.

MAJOR: I have the honor to submit the following report of operations of my brigade during the siege of Vicksburg:

On May 18, I was ordered to send a regiment of my command on the Graveyard road, to a point near Willis' to cover a foraging pay colonel

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*The 30-pounder and Whitworth burst; trunnions knocked off 3-inch rifle.

+Also 118,530 rounds of small-arms ammunition.

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