[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
Springfield rifle 58 78
Enfield rifles (short) 58 183
Siege rifles (short) 69 1
Vincennes rifles 69 1
Enfield smooth-bore 71 4
Enfield rifle muskets 58 271
United States rifles 54 18
United States smooth- 69 58
Austrian rifle muskets 54 108
Austrian rifles 54 25
Total number of arms - 756
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.
HDQRS. IN THE FIELD, 4TH DIVISION, 15TH ARMY CORPS,
Trenton, Ga., November 18, 1863.
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.
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