War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0206 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter XLVIII.

Search Civil War Official Records

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,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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

Colonel

Waddy

chief

ordnance

officer.

Class 1.-Ordnance:

12-pounder Napoleon guns, 2 ... ...

brass.

20-pounder Parrott guns, 3 ... ...

rifled.

Class 6.-Small-arms:

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.

Respectfully submitted.

J. R. WADDY,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief Ordnance Officer.

MAY 28, 1864.