War of the Rebellion: Serial 056 Page 0546 Chapter XLIII. KY.,SW.VA.,Tennessee,MISS.,N.ALA.,AND N.GA.

The latter, however, will be reduced to the smallest quantity possible, as it is supposed the country west of Bayou Macon can furnish a good supply of the substantials.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAS. B. McPHERSON,

Major-General.

Railroad bridges and tunnels.

BRIDGEPORT TO CHATTANOOGA (29 MILES).

Over what. Miles from At or near Length, in Height from

first place. what place. feet. water to

track.

Tennessee - Bridgeport 1,450 40

Do 1 - 800 40

Lowland 1 1/2 - 300 25

Do 6 - 150 25

Nickajack 6 1/2 - 200 30

Creek

Dry Creek 7 - 250 30

Wagon road 9 1/2 - 250 20

Running Water 13 1/2 22 - 300 107

Creek - 7 6

Lookout Creek 25 - 300 30

Chattanooga 27 1/2 - 200 30

Creek

Over what. Spans. Kind of Remarks.

bridge.

Tennessee 9 Howe truss Partially burned; track on

top of truss.

Do 5 do Track below; draw on

eastern end.

Lowland - Trestle Outlet for high water.

Do - do Do.

Nickajack 3 Howe truss

Creek (covered).

Dry Creek - Trestle

Wagon road - do

Running Water 5 Wooden arches

Creek - Stone

culvert.

Lookout Creek - Trestle Trestles rest on piles.

Chattanooga

Creek

CHATTANOOGA TO CLEVELAND (27 MILES).

Citico 2 - 50 15 - Stone culvert

4 Tunnel a - - - -

Chickamauga 6 - 150 20 3 Wooden arches

10 Tyner's 25 8 - Stone

Station culvert.

Ooltewah 16 - 50 18 - Wooden arch.

Creek

Canty's 20 - 50 18 - Stone

Creek culvert.

Black Fox 21 1/2 - 50 18 - do

Mill Pond 23 - 50 10 - do

a Stone wall, 7 feet at base, 4 1/2 at top; brick arch from 5 feet to 2 feet 6 inches thick; through dirt; no shafts.

CLEVELAND TO KNOXVILLE (81 MILES).

Hiwassee 11 Charleston 500 30 3 Howe Track

truss on top.

Sweet 33 Reagan's 20 12 - do Do.

Water

Do. 36 Sweet Water 20 12 - do Do.

Do. 37 Johnson's 25 15 - do Do.

1/2

Do. - Sneed's 20 10 - do Do.

Do. - Cleveland's 20 15 - do Do.

Do. - Cleveland's 20 15 - do Do.

Mill

Do. 45 Bakeham's 20 20 - do Do.

Do. - Chesnut's 20 20 - do Do.

Tennessee 52 Loudon a 900 60 (?) do Has a

draw.

a Five or six small bridges between Loudon and Knoxville.