War of the Rebellion: Serial 092 Page 0076 OPERATIONS IN S. C., GA., AND FLA.

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Prisoners captured by Seventeenth Army Corps:

Commissioned officers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

Enlisted men. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117

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119

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Total prisoners captured. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 666

Escaped Federal prisoners:

Commissioned officers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Enlisted men. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

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49

Bales of cotton burned a. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,523

Subsistence captured (viz, breadstuff, beef, sugar,

and coffee), at Government cost of ration in

Louisville. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $283,202

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Command started from Atlanta with head of

cattle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,000

Took up as captured cattle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10,500

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11,500

Consumed on the trip. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9,000

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Balance on hand December 18, 1864. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,500

Horses captured:

By Fifteenth Army Corps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 369

By Seventeenth Army Corps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 562

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931

Mules captured:

By Fifteenth Army Corps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 786

By Seventeenth Army Corps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,064

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1,850

Corn:

By Fifteenth Army Corps. . . . . . . . . . . . Pounds. . . . 2,500,000

By Seventeenth Army Corps. . . . . . . . . . . . . Do. . . . . 2,000,000

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4,500,000

Fodder:

By Fifteenth Army Corps. . . . . . . . . . . . Pounds. . . . 2,500,000

By Seventeenth Army Corps. . . . . . . . . . . . Do. . . . . . 2,000,000

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4,500,000

Miles of railroad destroyed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191

a Ocmulgee Mills (1,500 spindles) and large amount of cotton cloth burned; value not known.

Numbers 8. Report of Captain James M. McClintock, U. S. Army, Acting Chief Signal Officer. SIGNAL CORPS, U. S. ARMY, DEPARTMENT AND ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Savannah, Ga., December 24, 1864.

COLONEL: I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the detachment under my command during the campaign commencing November 15 and ending in the occupation of Savannah, Ga., December 21, 1864:

On the 15th the detachment moved with the army from Atlanta in the following order, viz: With department headquarters, Lieutenant Sampson, acting adjutant; Lieutenant Ware, acting assistant quartermaster, signal detachment, and myself. With Fifteenth Corps, Lieutenants Sherfy, Weirick, Shellabarger, and Adams; and with Seventeenth Corps, Lieutenants Dunlap, Worley, Allen, and Kelly.

During the time from the departure from Atlanta till the investment of Savannah no line of communication by signals was established or regular signal duty performed, owing principally to the unfavorable