War of the Rebellion: Serial 119 Page 0546 PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE, ETC.

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and once each day each prisoner has soup, made from the water in which the meat is boiled, with the addition of rice and beans.

I doubt not but what there are cases of individual hardship and suffering; they are unavoidable in the management of such a number of men; they may proceed from accident, from the abuse of authority of a subordinate officer, from the neglect of the prisoner himself, or from the cruelty of his fellow-prisoners.

On the day I made this inspection a prisoner complained to the officer in charge that he had nothing to eat since the day before, and that he was starving. On investigation it appeared that the sergeant who was intrusted with the distribution to his mess, and who was also a prisoner, had refused to give him his ration. In another case, one of the prisoners was found badly beaten and robbed of his clothing by some of his fellow-prisoners. Some among them are in a very filthy and disgusting condition, simply because they will not avail themselves of the opportunities for cleanliness accessible to them.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ISAAC H. CARRINGTON,

Major and Commissioner.

[Inclosure Numbers 2.]

Abstract of extra provisions issued to C. S. military prison hospital and bakery for the quarter ending September 30, 1863, by J. Warner, captain and assistant quartermaster.

Date. Vou Wheat Sugar. Carrot Sna Meal

che rye, or s, ps.

r. coffee. potato

es,

turnip

s.

1863. Lbs. Lbs. Bush. By. Pk.

July 1 2 Hospital. . . . . . . 1 . . . .

. .

13 6 Bakery. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

18 12 Hospital. . . . . . . 74 . . . .

. .

22 14 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

Sept. 30 17 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

July 30 20 do. . . . 1,302 . . . . . . .

. .

31 22 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

31 23 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

31 24 do. . . . . . . 4 1/2 . . . .

. .

31 25 do. . . . . . . 13 1/2 . . . .

. .

31 26 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

Aug. 1 27 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

1 28 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

1 29 do. 56 . . . . . . . . . .

. .

8 30 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

15 31 do. . . . . . . 5 . . . .

. .

23 32 do. . . . . . . 8 . . . .

. .

31 36 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

31 37 do. 7 1/4 33 1/2 . . . . . . .

. .

31 38 do. . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

31 40 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

Sept. 1 41 do. . . . . . . 10 1/5 . . . .

.

1 42 do. . . . . . . 11 . . . .

.

2 43 do. 98 . . . 3/4 . . . .

. .

7 45 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

10 46 do. . . . . . . 3 . . . .

. .

15 49 do. . . . . . . 11 . . . .

. . .

16 50 do. . . . . . . 10 . . . .

. .

19 51 do. . . . . . . 43 . . . .

.

21 52 do. . . . . . . 3/5 . . 1

.

22 54 do. . . . . . . 8 1/2 . . . .

. .

24 55 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

25 56 do. . . . 1,080 . . . . . . .

.

25 58 do. . . . . . . 45 . . . .

. .

25 59 do. . . . . . . 9 3/4 . .

.

26 60 do. 28 . . . . . . . . . .

. .

14 64 do. . . . 3,600 . . . . . . .

. .

Total. 189 1/4 6,015 184 3/4 1

1/10 1/10

Date. Vo Bu Cabbag Lard Mil Ye Mut Beets

uc tt e. k as ton .

he le t.

r. r

cr

ac

ke

rs

.

1863. Lb Heads. Lbs. Gal Qt Lbs Bunch

s. . . .

July 1 2 Hospit . 279 . . . . . . . 20

al. . .

.

13 6 Bakery . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . .

.

18 12 Hospit . 308 . . . . . . . 77

al. . .

.

22 14 do. . . . 104 . . . . . . .

. .

.

Sept. 17 do. . 70 . . . . . . . . . .

30 . . . .

.

July 30 20 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . .

.

31 22 do. . . . . . . 15 . . . . .

. 1/2 .

.

31 23 do. . 880 . . . . . . . 403

. . .

.

31 24 do. . 530 . . . . . . . 108

. . .

.

31 25 do. . 524 5 . . . . . 191

. . .

.

31 26 do. . . . . 104 . . . . . . .

. . .

. .

Aug. 1 27 do. . . . . . . 52 . . . . .

. .

. .

1 28 do. . . . . . . 178 . . . .

. .

.

1 29 do. . . . . 2 . . . . . . .

. .

.

8 30 do. . 1,260 . . . . . . . 150

. . .

.

15 31 do. . 590 . . . . . . . 108

. .

.

23 32 do. . 1,310 . . . . . . . 213

. . .

. .

31 36 do. . . . . 294 . . . . . . .

. . .

. .

31 37 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

.

31 38 do. . . . . . . 186 . . . . .

. . .

. .

31 40 do. . . . . . . 15 . . . . .

. . 1/2 .

. .

.

Sept. 1 41 do. . 850 . . . . . . . 114

. . .

. .

1 42 do. . 1,510 . . . . . . . . .

. . .

.

.

2 43 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . .

.

7 45 do. . . . . . . 62 . . . . .

. . .

. .

10 46 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

.

.

15 49 do. . 1,835 . . . . . 35 . .

. . .

.

16 50 do. . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

.

19 51 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . .

.

21 52 do. . . . . . . . . 1 . . . .

. .

.

22 54 do. . 430 . . . . . . . 120

. .

.

24 55 do. 20 . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

25 56 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . .

.

25 58 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

.

25 59 do. . 4 . . . . . . . 20

. . .

.

26 60 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .

.

14 64 do. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

.

Total. 20 10,380 509 509 1 35 1,524