War of the Rebellion: Serial 062 Page 0490 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter XLVI.

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13-inch sea-coast mortar, dismounted ........... 1

10-inch sea-coast mortars, good order .......... 4

10-inch siege mortar, good order ............... 1

8-inch siege mortar, good order ................ 1

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Total number of mortars ........................ 7

Dismounted ..................................... 1

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Total number serviceable ....................... 6

The garrison consists of Fifth Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, Colonel Hartwell, 291 men; Company A, First Heavy Artillery, Captain Loring, 110 men; total strength of garrison, 401 men.

On account of the large number of guns to be mounted, and the vast amount of engineer work to be done, I think the Fifth Infantry should be made a full regiment and its commanding officer mustered in.

Very respectfully, I am, captain, your most obedient servant,

CHARLES A. HARTWELL,

First Lieutenant, Eleventh U. S. Infantry,

Commissioned Colonel Fifth Infy., Corps d'Afrique, Commanding Post.

[Inclosure Numbers 2.] Statement of the number and kind of guns at Fort Jackson, La., February 24, 1864.

Barbette:

15-inch guns, mounted .......................... 2

100-pounder guns, mounted, Parrott rifles ...... 5

30-pounder guns, mounted, Parrott rifles (small caliber) .........................................5

7-inch gun, mounted, rifled ..................... 1

42-pounder guns, mounted ........................ 6

32-pounder guns, mounted ....................... 11

32-pounder guns, dismounted .................... 2

24-pounder guns, mounted ....................... 4

24-pounder guns, dismounted ..................... 5

10-inch guns, mounted, columbiads .............. 2

8-inch guns, mounted, columbiads ............... 3

Casemate:

8-inch mortars, mounted ........................ 3

24-pounder guns, mounted ....................... 14

5-inch howitzers, mounted ...................... 10

Barbette:

Right wing battery:

32-pounder guns, mounted ....................... 3

24-pounder guns, mounted ....................... 3

7-inch howitzers, mounted ...................... 2

30-pounder gun, dismounted, Parrott rifle ...... 1

Water battery:

10-inch mortar, mounted ........................ 1

10-inch columbiad, mounted ..................... 1

8-inch columbiads, mounted ..................... 2

32-pounder guns, mounted, rifled ............... 2

D. W. HALL,

Captain, Engineer in Charge.

Captain BUCKLEY.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. 19TH ARMY CORPS AND

U. S. FORCES IN WESTERN LA., Numbers 19.

Franklin, March 3, 1864.

1. No vehicles or animals will be allowed to accompany this command except those authorized by Army Regulations and general orders.