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Statistical report of the battalion of artillery, & c. - Continued.

LOSSES - Continued.

Negligence of officers.

Batteries. Failure of Stable-calls. Feeding.

supplies.

Cobb's During month of Regularly Attended to.

January forage attended to.

was scarce and

inferior.

Slocomb's Supplies very ...do... Regularly

irregular. During attended to.

December very

scarce and bad.

Mebane's During last month ...do... ...do...

quantity of

forage good,

though quality

bad.

Continuation: Negligence of officers.

Batteries. Watering. Grooming. Improper use

of animals.

Cobb's Regularly Not as much atten- None.

attended to. tion to length of

time and kind of

grooming as should

be given, but more

than is generally

given as far as my

knowledge goes in

the Army.

Slocomb's ...do... Regularly attended Do.

to.

Mebane's ...do... ...do... Do.

WANTS TO BE SUPPLIED.

Cobb's battery: Eighteen horses are requisite to make the battery efficient. Some 10 and 15 second fuse are also wanted, as none longer than five seconds are on hand.

Slocomb's battery: On hand, 30 serviceable horses. Wanted, four Napoleon and two rifled guns with equipments complete. Harness complete; ammunition complete.

Mebane's battery: Twenty horses required to fill deficiency.

Respectfully submitted.

R. COBB,

Captain, Commanding Battalion.

[Sub-inclosure Numbers 5.]

Report of regiment Reserve Artillery, Lieutenant Colonel J. H. Hallonquist commanding.

I. RESPECTING OFFICERS.

Names of When entered Whence. Rank entered.

officers. C. S.

service.

Lieutenant March --, South Lieutenant,

Colonel James 1861 Carolina Confederate

H. Hallonquist States Artillery

Major Felix H. March --, Texas Second lieut.,

Robertson 1861 Confederate

States Artillery

Major Samuel C. March --, Georgia Lieutenant,

Williams 1861 Confederate

States Artillery

Major James F. May 12, 1861 Alabama Captain, Sixth

Waddell Alabama

Volunteers.

Robertson's

battalion:

Captain Charles Nov. 29, Alabama Captain,

L. Lumsden 1861 Lumsden's

battery.

Lieutenant Nov. 29, Alabama Second

Ebenezer H. 1861 Lieutenant,

Hargrove Lumsden's

battery.

Second Nov. 29, Alabama Sergeant,

Lieutenant A. 1861 Lumsden's

C. Hargrove battery.

Captain April 1, Missouri Captain,

Overeton W. 1862 Barret's

Barret battery.

Lieutenant April 1, Missouri Sergeant,

William Brown 1862 Barre's battery.

Second April 1, Missouri Do.

Lieutenant 1862

Isaiah Lightener

Second April 1, Missouri Do.

Lieutenant G. 1862

W. Orear

Captain M. W. April 1, Georgia Lieutenant,

Havis 1862 Palmer's

battery.

Lieutenant April 1, Georgia Do.

James R. Duncan 1862

Lieutenant April 1, Georgia Second

Hamblin R. 1862 Lieutenant,

Felder Dawson's

battery.

Second April 1, Georgia Second

Lieutenant C. 1862 Lieutenant,

H. Smith Palmer's

battery.

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