War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 1198 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, ARTILLERY DEFENSES,

February 3, 1865.

Lieutenant W. R. ROBERTS,

Acting Adjutant, Headquarters Artillery Defenses:

SIR: Below I give tabular report, showing the number of guns, their positions, and distances between each, in my command, on north side of James River:

INTERMEDIATE LINE.

Location of Armament. Distance Distance

works. between between

batteries. guns.

Canal battery. One 24-pounder Immediately

howitzer. on canal.

40 feet.

One 6-pounder ....

gun, bronze.

River road. One 24-pounder 400 yards.

howitzer.

40 feet.

One 6-pounder. ....

Plank road. One 6-pounder 500 yards.

gun.

20 feet.

One 24-pounder ....

siege gun.

200 yards.

One 20-pounder ....

Parrott.

50 yards.

One 24-pounder ....

siege gun.

Grove road. One 6-pounder 300 yards.

gun.

40 feet.

One 6-pounder ....

gun.

Deep Run road. One 24-pounder 1,000 yards.

howitzer.

50 yards.

One 6-pounder. ...

30 feet.

One 24-pounder. ...

30 feet.

One 12-pounder ...

howitzer.

60 feet.

One 24-pounder. ...

Fredericksburg One 24-pounder 900 yards.

railroad. siege gun.

50 feet.

One 24-pounder ...

siege gun.

Mill road. One 6-pounder 900 yards.

gun.

40 feet.

One 8-inch shell ....

gun.

40 feet

One 6-pounder ....

gun.

Brook road. One 24-pounder 900 yards.

howitzer.

30 feet.

One 32-pounder ....

gun, siege.

20 feet.

One 32-pounder ....

naval rifle.

50 yards.

One 8-inch shell ....

gun.

20 feet.

One 12-pounder ....

James rifle.

100 yards.

One 12-pounder ....

howitzer.

20 feet.

One 24-pounder ...

Coehorn mortar.

40 feet.

One 24-pounder ....

gun.

40 feet.

One 32-pounder ....

gun, siege.

40 feet.

One 24-pounder ....

gun, siege.

First redoubt. One 32-pounder 500 yards.

barbette gun.

Second redoubt. One 32-pounder 700 yards.

barbette gun.

40 feet.

One 32-pounder ....

barbette gun.

Mitchell tract One 24-pounder 75 yards.

road. howitzer.

50 feet.

One 32-pounder ...

siege gun.

Meadow Bridge One 12-pounder 1,000 yards

road. James rifle.

.... 30 feet.

One 32-pounder

siege gun.

.... 20 feet.

One 6-pounder

gun.

.... 20 feet.

One 10-pounder

Parrott.

... 20 feet.

One 24-pounder

barbette rifle.

First battery on One 32-pounder 600 yards.

right. barbette rifle.

20 feet.

One 32-pounder ...

siege gun.

20 feet.

One 24-pounder ....

siege gun.

Second battery One 24-pounder 600 yards.

on right. Coehorn mortar.

60 feet.

One 24-pounder ...

Coehorn mortar.

INNER LINE.

Battery 10 a. One 32- ....

pounder

(barbette).

200 yards.

One 32- ....

pounder

(barbette).

Battery 9 b. One 32- ...

pounder

(barbette).

150 yards.

One 32- ....

pounder

(barbette).

Battery 8. One 6-pounder 1,700 yards.

gun.

Battery 7. One 32- 1,200 yards.

pounder gun.

Battery 6. One 32- 2,000 yards.

pounder gun.

Supposed to

Five 6- .... be 30 feet.

pounder guns.

a On Deep Run road, near Camp Lee.

b Near Brook road.

Respectfully,

J. HOWARD,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding.