War of the Rebellion: Serial 095 Page 0409 Chapter LVIII. CAPTURE OF FORT FISHER, N. C.

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the parapet between the sections C-D and F-E. There should be but four, there being but one 10-inch gun near the 8-inch mortar instead of two. From the list it will be seen that of twenty-one heavy guns and three mortars on the land front six guns and three mortars were serviceable at the capture and of twenty-three guns on the sea front seventeen were serviceable at the same time.

Very respectfully,

C. B. COMSTOCK,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Brevet Brigadier-General, Chief Engineer.

General RICHARD DELAFIELD,

Chief Engineer.

[Inclosure.]

Heavy guns in position at Fort Fisher at capture.

No. Kind. Condition of Condition of

guns. carriage.

Land front.

1 10-inch columbiad Unserviceable Unserviceable.

2 6 3\8-inch rifle .....do.......... Serviceable.

(old 32)

3 8-inch smooth, of Serviceable. Unserviceable.

1841

4 .....do.......... Unserviceable. Do.

5 8-inch columbiad Serviceable. Serviceable.

6 4 1/2-inch rifled .....do.......... Do.

Parrott

7 6 3/8-inch Unserviceable. Do.

smooth-bore (32)

8 5 7/8-inch ......do......... Unserviceable.

smooth-bore (24)

9 6 3/8-inch ......do......... Do.

smooth-bore (32)

10 5 1/2-inch Serviceable. Serviceable.

Coehorn mortar

11 6 3\8-inch smooth Unserviceable. Unserviceable.

(32)

12 5 1/2-inch Serviceable. Serviceable.

Coehorn mortar

13 6 1/2-inch smooth ......do......... Do.

(32)

14 8-inch smooth ......do......... Unserviceable.

(32)

15 6 3/8-inch smooth ......do......... Serviceable.

(32)

16 ......do......... ......do......... Unserviceable.

17 ......do......... Unserviceable. Do.

18 6 3/8-inch rifle Serviceable. Do.

(32)

19 7-inch rifle, ......do......... Serviceable.

Brooke

20 6 3/8-inch rifle ......do......... Unserviceable.

(32)

21 ......do......... Unserviceable. Do.

22 10-inch ......do......... Do.

columbiad.

23 8-inch mortar Serviceable. Serviceable.

24 8-inch smooth ......do......... Do.

bore

Sea front.

25 8 1/8-inch rifle, Serviceable. Serviceable.

Blakely

26 10-inch columbiad ......do......... Unserviceable.

27 6 3/8-inch (32) ......do......... Do.

28 10-inch columbiad ......do......... Do.

30 ......do......... ......do......... Serviceable.

31 8-inch columbiad ......do......... Do.

32 ......do......... ......do......... Do.

33 ......do......... ......do......... Unserviceable.

34 ......do......... ......do......... Serviceable.

35 7-inch rifle, Unserviceable Unserviceable.

Brooke

36 8-inch columbiad Serviceable Serviceable.

37 6 3\8-inch rifle ......do......... Do.

(32)

38 ......do......... ......do......... Do.

39 8-inch rifle ......do......... Do.

(150), Armstrong.

40 10-inch ......do......... Do.

columbiad.

41 ......do......... ......do......... Do.

42 7-inch rifle, ......do......... Do.

Brooke

43 6 3/8-inch (32) ......do......... Do.

44 10-inch columbiad ......do......... Do.

45 ......do......... ......do......... Do.

46 ......do.......(m ......do......... Unserviceable.

ound)

47 6 3/8-inch rifle ......do......... Serviceable.

(32)....(mound)