War of the Rebellion: Serial 038 Page 0968 Mississippi, WEST TENNESSEE, ETC. Chapter XXXVI.

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Report of the number of rations on hand in Department of Mississippi and Eastern Louisiana, June, 20, 1863 (exclusive of Port Hudson and Vicksburg).

Depot or post. Bacon. Lard. Pork. Beef. Flour.

Canton depot 72,984 6,598 8,000 --- 6,392

Canton post 27,498 5,516 --- 15,411 1,181

Jackson post* 12,000 --- --- --- ---

Jackson depot+ 84,000 --- --- 259,000 ---

Panola post 30,000 --- --- --- 2,000

Grenada depot 17,000 --- --- 140,000 5,250

Yazoo City post 5,600 1,300 --- 22,750 ---

On Mississippi 249,082 13,414 8,000 437,161 14,823

Central and

Jackson

Railroad.

Okolona depot --- --- --- 75,000 ---

Meridian depot 80,000 --- --- --- 36,000

Columbus depot 40,000 12,000 --- --- 47,163

Macon post 120,000 --- --- --- ---

Enterprise post 4,200 3,100 --- 13,300 1,200

Lauderdale post 1,800 2,000 --- 8,000 5,000

West Point post 3,600 --- --- --- ---

Newton post 844 --- --- --- 784

On Mobile and 250,444 17,100 --- 96,300 90,147

Ohio Railroad.

Total on hand 499,526 30,514 8,000 533,461 104,970

Depot or Meal. Corn. Rice. Peas.

post.

Canton depot 104,444 --- --- ---

Canton post 33,329 4,568 --- ---

Jackson 2,000 --- ---

post* 30,000

Jackson 325,000 --- 1,440,000 ---

depot+

Panola post --- 36,000 --- 5,000

Grenada 16,800 157,950 66,000 7,000

depot

Yazoo City 97,125 85,500 54,000 26,650

post

On 578,698 284,018 1,560,000 68,650

Mississippi

Central and

Jackson

Railroad.

Okolona 25,000 --- --- ---

depot

Meridian 19,000 40,185 79,000 145,000

depot

Columbus 33,778 427,500 150,000 ---

depot

Macon post --- 540,000 --- ---

Enterprise 2,500 --- 18,300 ---

post

Lauderdale 7,000 --- 15,000 ---

post

West Point 13,500 45,000 --- ---

post

Newton post 1,498 --- 7,000 4,000

On Mobile 102,276 1,052,685 269,300 149,000

and Ohio

Railroad.

Total on 680,974 1,336, 703 1,829,300 217,650

hand

Depot or Sugar. Molasses. Salt. Soap.

post.

Canton depot 495,441 99,000 214,400 8,575

Canton post 28,616 --- 700 ---

Jackson post* 25,000 --- --- 45,000

Jackson 1,360,000 --- 600,000 200,000

depot+

Panola post 8,000 --- 55,000 ---

Grenada 6,000 --- 4,000 4,000

depot

Yazoo City --- --- 63,200 ---

post

On 1,923,057 99,000 937,300 257,575

Mississippi

Central and

Jackson

Railroad.

Okolona depot --- --- 50,000 ---

Meridian 30,000 --- 200,000 590,000

depot

Columbus 58,000 5,000 --- 135,000

depot

Macon post --- --- --- ---

-

Enterprise 48,300 42,500 157,300 3,600

post

Lauderdale 2,000 15,000 --- 12,000

post

West Point --- --- --- ---

post

Newton post 5,833 7,000 207,870 3,375

On Mobile and 144,133 69,500 615,170 743,975

Ohio

Railroad.

2,067,190 168,500 1,552,470 1,001,550

Total on hand

Depot or Candles. Vinegar. Whisky. Mutton.

post.

Canton depot 9,500 --- --- ---

Canton post. --- --- --- ---

Jackson post* --- --- --- ---

Jackson 8,800 --- 29,000 8,000

depot+

Panola post --- --- --- ---

Grenada depot --- --- --- ---

Yazoo City --- --- --- ---

post

On 18,300 --- 29,000 8,000

Mississippi

Central and

Jackson

Railroad.

Okolona depot --- --- --- ---

Meridian 72,000 10,000 --- ---

depot

Columbus 66,000 --- --- ---

depot

Macon post --- --- --- ---

Enterprise --- --- --- 2,500

post

Lauderdale 1,000 10,000 --- ---

post

West Point --- --- --- ---

post

Newton post 1,200 --- --- ---

On Mobile and 140,200 20,000 --- 2,500

Ohio

Railroad.

158,500 20,000 29,000 10,500

Total on hand

Head beef-cattle at Canton and Jackson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,125

Head beef-cattle en route from Grenada. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 371

Head beef-cattle en route from Panola. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 575

Head beef-cattle en route from Natchez. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,740

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THEO. Johnston, Major,&c.

CONFIDENTIAL.]

CHARLESTON, S. C., June 20, 1863.

General JOSEPH E. Johnston, Comdg., &c., Jackson, MISS.:

DEAR GENERAL: Having lately sent you a large portion of my best troops, I have one or two brigadier-generals whose services I could dispense

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* 10,000 rations hard bread. These stores are now at Grenada.

+ 15,000 rations hard bread. These stores are now at Grenada.

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