This list is necessarily incomplete, from the fact that before the reports could be made the commands whose column are left blank were ordered from the department.
JNO. M. OTEY,
HDQRS. DEPT. OF N. CAROLINA AND SOUTHERN VA.,
June 1, 1864.
List of prisoners captured in the battle of Drewry's Bluff, May 16, 1864.
Sent to- Officers. Men. Total.
Richmond. 42 1,174 1,216
Petersburg. 1 171 172
Total. 43 1,345 1,388
The above list is incomplete, from the fact that the prisoners were hurried of to Richmond and Petersburg before their names could be taken down, or their companies, regiments, ranks, &c.
JNO. M. OTEY,
JUNE 10, 1864.
Report of ordnance and ordnance stores captured at Drewry's Bluff and Ware Bottom Church.
General General Collected
Hagood's Ransom's by order
brigade. brigade. of
12-pounder Napoleon guns, 2 ... ...
20-pounder Parrott guns, 3 ... ...
Muskets, caliber .69. ... 16 ...
Rifles, caliber .57. ... 16 ...
All descriptions. ... ... a3,936
Class 8.-Ammunition, b caliber, ... ... 42,000
.57 and .58.
a Exchanged on the field for old muskets left, the men being unable to bring them off the field.
b Resides the ammunition each brigade filled its cartridge-boxes from loose cartridges on the field, making the captured ammunition amount to from 60,000 to 70,000 rounds.
J. R. WADDY,
Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief Ordnance Officer.
MAY 28, 1864.