War of the Rebellion: Serial 090 Page 0058 OPERATIONS IN N. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LV.

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tected, but the people should be informed that so long as any army can subsist among them recurrences of these raids must be expected, and we are determined to stop them at all hazards. Bear in mind the object is to drive the enemy south, and to do this you want to keep him always in sight. Be guided in your course by the course he takes. Make your own arrangements for supplies of all kinds, giving regular vouchers for such as may be taken from loyal citizens.*

Very respectfully,

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

[Inclosure No. 2.]

Abstract of ordnance and ordnance stores captured from the enemy by the U. S. Forces commanded by Major General P. H. Sheridan, campaign of the Shenandoah Valley, Va., 1864.

Light 12- Light 12- Light

Whereabouts of pounder pounder 12-poun-

captured Date of guns, guns, der

ordnance. receipt. bronze iron (C. guns,

(U. S.). S.). bronze

(C. S.).

Washington October 19. 2

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Arsenal.

Do. October 29. 4 8 7

Do. November 14

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Do. November 17

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1

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Do. November 18

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Do. December 31

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Alleghany August 20.

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Arsenal.

Harper's Ferry December 28 6

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depot.

Du Pont's October 19.

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battery.

Total.

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12 9 7

CONTINUATION:

3-inch

Whereabouts of 3 1/2-inch 3-inch cast-iron

captured ordnance. rifled guns ordnance guns,

(C. S.). guns (U. S.). rifled

(C. S.).

Washington Arsenal.

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12

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Do. 1 2 2

Do.

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1

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Do.

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1

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Do.

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1

Do.

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2

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Alleghany Arsenal.

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4

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Harper's Ferry

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6

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depot.

Du Pont's battery.

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1

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Total. 1 29 3

3-inch 10- 6-

Whereabouts of Date of rifled pounder pounder

captured receipt. bronze Parrotts bronze

ordnance. gun (O. M., (U. S.).

(C. S.). U. S.).

Washington October 19.

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Arsenal.

Do. October 25.

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Do. October 29.

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Do. November 7.

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10

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Do. November 14

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1

Do. November 17

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Do. November 18 1

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Do. December 31

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Alleghany August 20.

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Arsenal.

Harper's Ferry December 28

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1

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depot.

Du Pont's October 19.

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battery.

Reissued to Various

batteries in times

Middle Military between

Division by the September

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Ordnance 1, 1864,

Department. and January

1, 1865.

Total.

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1 11 1

CONTINUATION:

3-inch

Whereabouts of 12-pounder 12-poun- ordnance Total

captured mountain der field and 12- artil-

ordnance. howitzers howitzer pounder lery.

(U. S.). (U. S.). light

(U. S.).

Washington 1 1

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16

Arsenal.

Do. 1

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1

Do.

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24

Do.

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10

Do.

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2

Do.

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2

Do.

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2

Do.

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2

Alleghany

----------

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4

Arsenal.

Harper's Ferry

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13

depot.

Du Pont's

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1

battery.

Reissued to

batteries in

Middle Military

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24 24

Division by the

Ordnance

Department.

Total. 2 1 24 101

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*For this communication, as quoted by Grant, see Vol. XXXVI, Part I, p. 29.

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