War of the Rebellion: Serial 092 Page 0091 Chapter LVI. THE SAVANNAH CAMPAIGN.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Savannah, Ga., December 25, 1864.

CAPTAIN: I have the honor, in compliance with instructions received, to report upon the artillery captured by this command during the investment of Savannah, Ga.:

First Division, Brigadier General C. R. Woods commanding:

32-pounder smooth-bores. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

8-inch sea-coast howitzers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

24-pounder howitzer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

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Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

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Third Division, Brigadier General John E. Smith commanding:

32-pounder smooth-bores. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

8-inch howitzers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

10-pounder columbiad. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

12-pounder howitzer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

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Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

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Fourth Division, Brigadier General John M. Corse commanding:

Rifled 6-pounder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

3-inch 10-pounders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

32-pounders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

6-inch rifled gun. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

8-inch sea-coast howitzer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

6-inch smooth-bore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

12-pounders, brass. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

3-inch guns, iron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

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Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

In addition to the above, the Second Division, Brigadier General William B. Hazen commanding, captured at Fort McAllister some 23 guns. His report will be duly forwarded when received.

Very respectfully,

P. JOS. OSTERHAUS,

Major-General.

Captain SAMUEL L. TAGGART,

Asst. Adjt. General, Department and Army of the Tennessee.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Savannah, Ga., January 2, 1865.

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report that, in compliance with paragraph I, Special Field Orders, Numbers 192, series of 1863, headquarters Department and Army of the Tennessee, an inspection has been made in the several divisions of the corps, and all surplus stock turned over to the division quartermasters and by them branded and regularly taken up on their papers. I would further invite your attention to the following statement, by divisions, of the number of hoses and mules actually turned over:

First Division, Brigadier-General Woods commanding. . . . . . . . . . 179

Third Division, Brigadier-General Smith commanding. . . . . . . . . . 82

Fourth Division, Brigadier-General Corse commanding. . . . . . . . . 212

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Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 480