War of the Rebellion: Serial 038 Page 0868 Mississippi, WEST TENNESSEE, ETC. Chapter XXXVI.

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Report of stores in Vicksburg, April 30, 1863, &c. -Continued.

Sugar Peas Molasses Vinegar

In Vicksburg, 4,251,405 3,392,698 451,900 87,000

April 30

Sent to Vicksburg, - 101,000 - 126,000

since April 30,

from Jackson

Sent to Vicksburg, - 13,000 - -

since April 30,

from Meridian

Sent to Vicksburg, - - - -

since April 30,

from Snyder's

Bluff

Total 4,251,405 3,506,698 451,900 213,000

Sent to Bovina 55,075 - 50,000 -

from Jackson

Sent to Edwards - - - -

Depot from Jackson

Sent to Bolton - - - -

Depot from Jackson

Stores at Yazoo 62,800 47,650 - 2,000

City, April 30

4,369,280 3,554,348 501,900 215,000

Salt Candless Soap

In Vicksburg, April 9,157,200 80,400 674,816

30

Sent to Vicksburg, 1,389,200 240,301 310,275

since April 30, from

Jackson

Sent to Vicksburg, - - 89,025

since April 30, from

Meridian

Sent to Vicksburg, - - -

since April 30, from

Snyder's Bluff

Total 10,546,400 320,701 1,074,116

Sent to Bovina from 53,333 - -

Jackson

Sent to Edwards Depot - - -

from Jackson

Sent to Bolton Depot - - -

from Jackson

Stores at Yazoo City, 126,900 2,066 -

April 30

10,726,633 322,767 1,074,116

RECAPITULATION.

Rations.

Bacon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 939,598

Lard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120,122

Meat rations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,059,720

Meal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 298,302

Corn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 434,361

Flour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239,862

Rice as bread, 1 pound per ration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 403,312

Breadstuffs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,395,837

REMARKS.

There were on hand at Vicksburg on 30th April, according to the report of officers:

Bacon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 393,130

Lard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43,722

436,852

Total in Vicksburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,039,720

Sent to Bovina, 5th May, bacon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30,000

Sent to Edwards Depot, 5th May, bacon . . . . . . . . . . . 60,000

1,129,720

Add amount reported at Port Gibson, 27th April. . . 360,000

Add amount lost at Snyder's Bluff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16,000

Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,505,720

Again, W. A. Warner, whom I sent to Vicksburg to examine the condition of the bacon there, reported to me on the 12th May, that Captain G. A. Woodward, department commissary, had on hand fit for issue, 379,000 pounds of bacon, which, at one-half pound per ration, is 758,000 rations; or, at one-fourth pound per ration, is 1,516,000 rations, or equivalent to FIFTY days' rations for 30,000 men.

All the commissary and many line officers unite in stating that a large number of beef-cattle were driven into Vicksburg when the army fell