War of the Rebellion: Serial 119 Page 0796 PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE, ETC.

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

None to my certain knowledge, but I have good reason to believe that the weights do not hold our with the amounts on the order.

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

Yes.

R. A. THORNTON,

Sergeant-Major Squad Numbers 23.

Sergeant-major squad Numbers 24, please answer in writing on the intervening space the following questions:

1. How many men have you in your squad?

I have fourteen men in my squad.

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

None in hospital, five detached as clerks.

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

Have fourteen who draw rations.

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

There are six who have none, but they are being prepared.

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

All supplied.

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

All supplied.

7. Do you draw rations regularly or not?

Have drawn regularly.

8. What is the quality of the rations drawn?

Sugar indifferent; balance good.

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

Number of rations equal to number of men.

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

None that I am aware of.

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

Not having had any sick, cannot tell.

JOSEPH H. CONN,

Sergeant-Major Squad 24.

Sergeant-major squad 25, please answer in writing on the intervening space the following questions:

1. How many men have you in your squad?

Two hundred and twenty-five.