War of the Rebellion: Serial 119 Page 0781 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -UNION AND CONFEDERATE.

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2. How many of these are now sick in hospital, detached, and in confinement?

Seventeen in hospital, 10 detached, 6 confined; total, 33.

3. How many are there for whom you draw rations?

One hundred and eighty-three.

4. Are there bunks for all men now in your quarters; if not, how many need bunks?

All the men are supplied with bunks.

5. How many blankets, quilts, and comforts have you in your squad?

We have 238 blankets and 29 comforts.

6. About how much clothing has your squad received since it came to this camp?

About 134 suits from friends at home.

7. Do you draw rations regularly or not?

Yes.

8. What is the quality of rations drawn?

Rations are good, with the exception of beef.

9. How do the number of rations ordered compare with the number of men reported by you "for duty" and 'sick in quarters?"

Very well.

10. Is there, to your knowledge, any defect in the amount of rations issued by the post commissary, taking the order as a basis?

All hold out well, with the exception of beef.

11. Do your men receive prompt medical attendance when reported sick?

Yes.

H. W. SMITH,

Acting Sergeant-Major Fifth Kentucky.

Sergeant-major Sixth Kentucky, please answer in writing on the intervening space the following questions:

1. How many men have you in your squad?

I have 304 men in my squad.

2. How many of those are now sick in hospital, detached, and in confinement?

Thirteen in hospital, seven detached, two confined.

3. How many are there for whom you draw rations?

I report and have 282 men for rations.

4. Are there bunks for all men now in your quarters; if not, how many need bunks?

Bunks enough for all the men.

5. How many blankets, quilts, and comforts have you in your squad?

The squad has 418 quilts, comforts, and blankets.

6. About how much clothing has your squad received since it came to this camp?

I have received at the express about 200 suits of clothing for my squad, and 22 blankets from general distribution.