War of the Rebellion: Serial 066 Page 0587 Chapter XLVII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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withdrawn and turned into infantry, guarding, until recently, prisoners in Tallahassee. Major Hamilton, quartermaster at Gainesville, reports it difficult to forage horses for artillery at Palatka, because the citizens will not sell their forage without funds, of which he has none.

Respectfully submitted, colonel,by your obedient servant,

G. U. MAYO,

Major, Asst. Insp. of Artillery, Dept. of S. C., GA., and Fla.

[Inclosure A.]

HEADQUARTERS, Baldwin, July 4, 1864.

Major GEORGE U. MAYO,

Inspector of Artillery of the Department:

MAJOR: I very respectfully report that I have many men in my command who are destitute of shoes. I have forwarded an estimate of shoes, clothing, and pay to the chief quartermaster twice since being in this district, and his reply is that neither pay nor shoes can be obtained in the department. The clothing in my command is generally good. I have 1 man who was transferred to my company from the Second Florida Cavalry, who is entirely destitute of shoes and clothing, and has not even a change of clothes.

I have the honor to be, major, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

F. L. VILLEPIGUE,

Captain Kilcrease Light Artillery.

[Indorsement.]

CHARLESTON, July 14, 1864.

Respectfully referred to the chief of artillery, Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.

Major Hutson Lee, quartermaster, thinks shoes and clothing sufficient to supply the artillery troops in Florida are here, and it is urgently recommended, in order to enhance their efficiency, that the articles be sent to Major General Simkins, at Tallahassee, to be distributed as above.

G. U. MAYO,

Major, &c.

Battery --

Saint Mark's Hammock's Fort Cobb.

Landing.

32-pounder 2 2 2

smooth-bores

32-pounder, 2 -- --

rifled

24-pounder -- 4 2

smooth-bores

32-pounder 70 -- --

bolts

32-pounder 123 -- --

rifle shell

32-pounder 343 -- --

shot

32-pounder 60 -- --

shell

32-pounder 52 -- --

canister

24-pounder 277 -- --

shot

24-pounder 1 -- --

shell

24-pounder 51 -- --

grape

32-pounder 328 -- --

rifle

cartridges

32-pounder 750 -- --

cartridges

24-pounder 48 -- --

cartridges

Friction- 900 -- --

primers