relieved by two from the vicinity of Savannah so as to allow them, after the serve duty they have recently done, to recruit the men and horses and to make such necessary repairs as will put them upon a first-rate war footing. They can be exchanged for two others, with guns of same caliber and kinds; except for eight Napoleons, six can be supplied of this kind and two 12-pounder howitzers by bringing on the Terrell Light Artillery, Captain John W. Brooks, and Captain Charles Daniell's [battery], both of which have been recently inspected and found ready in every respect to take the field with men not worn by fatigue, and well drilled, and horses and harness in excellent condition. These commands would also be benefitted by giving them experience in the field, of which my impression is they have as yet had but little.
Respectfully submitted by your obedient servant,
G. U. MAYO,
Major and Assistant Inspector of Artillery.
Battery Glover: Captain J. D. Johnson commanding; Lieutenant R. M. Anderson sick since May 8; Lieutenant W. D. Scarborough sick in camp about six weeks. No intemperate or disabled officers.
Battery Tynes: First Lieutenant J. D. Ford on detached duty since October 20, 1863; 3 commissioned, 4 non-commissioned officers, and 54 privates for duty.
Fort Johnson: Captain A. S. Gaillard commanding; Lieutenant Lowndes in city on leave; Lieutenant J. R. Pringle detached as adjutant of post; 3 officers, 9 non-commissioned officers, and 54 privates for duty.
Fort Pemberton: Lieutenant W. S. Richardson sick since May 19, 1864; 3 commissioned officers, 11 non-commissioned officers, and 37 privates for duty.
Battery Pringle: Lieutenant W. D. Martin detached as acting assistant adjutant-general since May 2, 1864; commissioned officers, 3; non-commissioned officers, 4; privates, 67, for duty.
Battery Ryan: Four officers, 7 non-commissioned officers, and 90 privates for duty.
Secessionville: Company K, Second Artillery, Captain H. C. Culbreath; 4 officers, 2 non-commissioned officers, 90 privates for duty. Company B, Captain Lancaster; 4 officers, 2 non-commissioned officers, and 64 privates for duty.
Work Numbers 1, new lines: Lieutenant Bush, commanding.
Work Numbers 2: Captain Stallings, Second South Carolina Artillery; First Lieutenant S. C. L. Bush absent without leave since 19th May; officers, 3; non-commissioned officers, 7; privates, 118.
Work Numbers 3: Captain J. B. Humbert, Company I, Second South Carolina Artillery; Lieutenant W. S. Barton detached since 12th February; 4 officers, 8 non-commissioned officers, 91 privates.
Work Numbers 4: B. M. Shuler, lieutenant commanding, Company F; Captain Legare sick since May 2, 1864; Lieutenant W. W. Legare on detached service since September 1; 8 non-commissioned officers and 87 privates.
Work Numbers 5: Captain W. H. Kennady, commanding, Company H, Second Artillery; 3 commissioned officers, 3 non-commissioned officers, and 77 privates for duty.