War of the Rebellion: Serial 092 Page 0092 OPERATIONS IN S. C., GA., AND FLA.

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A report has been called for from the Second Division as to the result of the inspection ordered, and as soon as received an extract will be forwarded to department headquarters for the information of the commanding General.

I am, General, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

P. JOS. OSTERHAUS,

Major-General, Commanding.

Captain SAMUEL L. TAGGART,

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

ADDENDA.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Savannah, Ga., January 1, 1865.

Captain SAMUEL L. TAGGART,

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

CAPTAIN: In reply to your request for an estimate of the amount of bridging and corduroying done by the pioneer corps of the several divisions of this army corps, I have the honor to invite your attention to the reports of division commanders, herewith transmitted, and a consolidated estimate prepared for the information of the commanding general by the chief engineer of the corps.

I am, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

MAX. WOODHULL,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(In absence of the major-General.)

[Inclosure Numbers 1.]

HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Savannah, Ga., December 31, 1864.

Major WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

MAJOR: I respectfully offer the following report of the amount of corduroying, &c., done by my command during the campaign just closed, transcribing from the official report of the commanding officer of my pioneer corps:

Yards.

Amount of corduroying (cut timber). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6,754

Amount of foot bridge (cut timber). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 770

Amount of foot bridge (rails). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 825

Amount of wagon bridge (cut timber). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,007

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Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10,356

Nearly six miles.

New road cut, eleven miles, for teams and infantry. Forts erected: One on the Oconee River, 6,844 feet of dirt thrown up; two on Anderson's plantation, 18,854 feet of dirt thrown up; total, 25,698.

I am, major, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

CHARLES R. WOODS,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.