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Report of the number of ration on hand in Department of Mississippi and Eastern Louisiana, June 24, 1863 (exclusive of Port Hudson and Vicksburg).

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

post

Canton depot 40,120 5,526 8,000 --- 10,148

Canton post 24,194 4,876 --- 7,064 350

Jackson 2,000 --- --- --- ---

post*

Jackson 18,000 --- --- --- ---

depot +

Panola post 10,000 --- --- --- 2,000

Grenada 10,000 800 --- 30,500 7,700

depot

Yazoo City 5,600 1,300 --- --- ---

post

Mississippi 109,984 11,502 8,000 37,564 20,198

Central and

Jackson

Railroad

Okolona 10,000 --- --- 100,000 ---

depot

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

depot

Columbus 100,000 14,000 --- --- 65,170

depot

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

Enterprise 4,086 2,797 --- 8,957 966

post

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

post

West Point 8,400 --- --- --- 700

post

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

Mobile and 325,130 18,797 --- 116,957 108,620

Ohio

Railroad

Total on 435,114 30,299 8,000 154,521 128,818

hand.

Depot or Meal. Corn. Rice. Peas.

post

Canton depot 40,237 --- --- ---

Canton post 5,322 2,465 --- ---

Jackson --- --- 18,000 6,000

post*

Jackson 400,000 --- 1,250,000 ---

depot +

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

Grenada 10,675 171,000 116,300 ---

depot

Yazoo City 97,125 85,500 54,000 26,600

post

Mississippi 533,359 294,965 1,438,300 37,600

Central and

Jackson

Railroad

Okolona 40,000 --- --- ---

depot

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

depot

Columbus --- 900,000 120,000 ---

depot

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

Enterprise 8,500 --- 12,671 ---

post

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

post

West Point 26,250 45,000 --- ---

post

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

Mobile and 102,248 1,525,185 233,671 149,000

Ohio

Railroad

Total on 655,607 1,820,150 1,671,971 186,600

hand.

Depot or Sugar. Molasse Salt. Soap. Candles

post . s. .

Canton 894,733 89,000 99,400 8,575 7,500

depot

Canton post 44,966 6,000 5,550 --- ---

Jackson 10,000 --- 10,000 5,000 ---

post*

Jackson 2,700,000 --- 400,000 186,000 ---

depot+

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

Grenada --- --- --- --- ---

depot

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

post

Mississippi 3,657,699 95,000 633,150 199,575 7,500

Central and

Jackson

Railroad.

Okolona 25,000 --- 50,000 --- ---

depot

Meridian 30,000 --- 200,000 590,000 72,000

depot

Columbus 100,000 18,000 32. 000 75,000 66,667

depot

Enterprise 44,790 36,870 151,671 --- ---

post

Lauderdale 2,000 15,000 --- 12,000 1,000

post

Newton post 5,833 7,000 207,870 3,375 1,200

Mobile and 207,623 76,870 641,541 680,375 140,867

Ohio

Railroad.

Total on 3,865,322 171,870 1,274,691 879,950 148,367

hand.

Depot or Vinegar. Whisky. Mutton. Wheat.

post .

Canton --- --- --- ---

depot

Canton post --- --- 8,120 ---

Jackson --- --- --- ---

post*

Jackson --- 60,000 --- ---

depot+

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

Grenada --- --- --- 340

depot

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

post

Mississippi --- 60,000 8,120 340

Central and

Jackson

Railroad.

Okolona --- --- --- ---

depot

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

depot

Columbus --- --- --- 2,000

depot

Enterprise --- --- 2,083 ---

post

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

post

Newton post --- --- --- ---

Mobile and 20,000 --- 2,083 2,000

Ohio

Railroad.

Total on 20,000 60,000 10,203 2,340

hand.

Head beef-cattle near Canton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,578

Head beef-cattle near Jackson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,560

Head beef-cattle near Columbus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250

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

Head beef-cattle en route from Natchez. . . . . . . . . 436

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6,399

THEO. Johnston,

Major, &c.

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* 10,000 rations hard bread, 120 head sheep. These stores are at Grenada.

+ 14,000 rations hard bread, 270 head sheep. These stores are at Grenada.

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