War of the Rebellion: Serial 055 Page 0583 Chapter XLIII. THE CHATTANOOGA-RINGGOLD CAMPAIGN.

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[Inclosure No. 2.]

List of captured arms and accouterments collected from that portion of the battle-field of Chattanooga in front of General Sherman's command.

Articles. Caliber. No.

Springfield rifle 69 8

muskets

Springfield rifle 58 78

muskets

Enfield rifles (short) 58 183

Siege rifles (short) 69 1

Vincennes rifles 69 1

Enfield smooth-bore 71 4

muskets (Tower)

Enfield rifle muskets 58 271

United States rifles 54 18

United States smooth- 69 58

bore muskets

Austrian rifle muskets 54 108

Austrian rifles 54 25

Total number of arms - 756

collected

Enfield bayonets 63

Springfield bayonets 12

Austrian bayonets, quadrangular 34

Total number of bayonets collected 109

Cartridge boxes 334

Cartridge-box plates 120

Cartridge-box belts 43

Waist belts 68

Waist-belt plates 34

Cap pouches 67

Bayonet scabbards (leather) 115

F. H. PARKER,

First Lieutenant, and Chief of Ordnance, Department of the Tennessee.

ADDENDA.

HDQRS. IN THE FIELD, 4TH DIVISION, 15TH ARMY CORPS,

Trenton, Ga., November 18, 1863.

Major-General SHERMAN,

Commanding Department and Army:

GENERAL: The head of my column reached here at 10 a. m. I have camped the rear brigade on the mountain overlooking the town. Cockerill and Corse in town. We threw a few shell at some cavalry, who retreated down stream. Distance by the route we came, Gordon's Mills, 23 miles; road, steep and good. I have sent down to communicate with Hooker's pickets. Should have been here last night, but waited for rear to close up.

Respectfully,

HUGH EWING,

Brigadier-General Commanding Division.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE,

Bridgeport, November 18, 1863.

Brigadier General HUGH EWING,

Comdg. Fourth Division, Fifteenth Army Corps:

DEAR GENERAL: I came down the river last night in a skiff, having missed the boats at Kelley's Ferry. I stopped at Shellmound, expecting to see you, but you had passed all right. My telegraphic dispatch will have conveyed to you the purpose and object of your