War of the Rebellion: Serial 047 Page 0361 Chapter XL. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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STATEMENT A.

Proposed armament of new lines on James Island.

Batteries. Armament. Remarks.

{1 10-inch columbiad Already ordered,

from Fort

Pemberton.

{1 8-inch columbiad To be brought from

Fort Pemberton.

(Proposed by the

Board.)

{1 42-pounder, Already ordered,

rifled and banded from Fort Pemberton

Battery Pringle {2 32-pounders, In position

rifled and banded

{2 8-inch navy shell To be brought from

guns Battery Cheves,

Medium size; weighs

5,500 pounds.

Already ordered by

general commanding.

{1 long-range gun

wanting, for a

vacant position.

Battery Numbers 1. 2 24-pounders, on Recommended by

{siege-carriages Board, from guns on

lines.

{1 12-pounder, This gun should be

rifled, on siege- banded. Recommended

carriage by board from guns

on lines

{2 12-pounders,l Recommended by

smooth-bore, siege- Board, from guns on

carriages lines

{(Two vacant siege

platforms).

Battery Numbers 2. 2 32-pounders, Recommended by

{barbette carriages Board, from lines

or Fort Pemberton

{2 24-pounder, on Do.

siege-carriages

{1 8-inch naval To be brought from

shell gun Secessionville; on

columbiad carriage.

{1 8-inch sea-coast To be brought from

howitzer Fort Pemberton; on

siege-carriage

{2 24-pounders, on Recommended by

siege-carriages Board, from guns on

lines.

{1 18-pounder, Do.

rifled, on siege-

carriage.

Battery Numbers 3. 2 18-pounders, A smooth gun;

{smooth, on siege- recommended to be

carriages. rifled and banded.

Recommended by

board, from guns on

lines.

{(Two vacant siege

platforms.)

Batery Numbers 4. 2 32-pounders, on Recommended by

{barbette carriages Board, from guns on

lines.

{2 24-pounders, on Do.

siege-carriages

{1 8-inch sea-coast Do.

howitzer

{3 8-inch naval Now in position and

shell guns recommended to

remain.

{6 32-pounders, Do.

smooth; 2 casemate

and 4 barbette

carriages.

Fort Lamar, 1 32-pounder, Do.

Secessionville. {rifled, banded;

barbette carriage.

{2 24-pounders, Now in position and

rifled, but not recommended to

banded; 1 on siege remain. These guns

and 1 on barbette should be banded.

carriage

{One 10-inch mortar

{1 42-pounder, Already ordered by

rifled, banded; general commanding.

columbiad carriage

Battery 1 32-pounder, Do.

Dill,flanking rifled, banded;

Battery Pringle. {barbette carriage.

{3 long-range guns

wanting; say, 32-

pounders, rifled

and banded.

{2 32-pounders, Now in position and

rifled and banded recommended to

remain

Fort Pemberton {1 32-pounder, Do.

smooth

{1 8-inch columbiad Do.

NOTE.-Four long 32-pounders that are to spare, if rifled and banded, would make good guns for Batteries Pringle and Dill, one at Pringle and three at Dill, or, similar guns can be furnished to Batteries Pringle and Dill from other sources at an earlier day, these guns, when rifled and banded, should be added to the armaments recommended in this report to Batteries Wilkes, Haig, and Geddes, on the Upper Stono.

Latter approved.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.