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which arsenals have been officially reported to have been taken possession of the authorities of those Stahis number, 480,687; the whole of which are "recognized as suitable for the service." In addition to these there are, rifle muskets, model fo 1855 (caliber. 58), 22,827; rifles, model of 1855 (caliber. 58), 12,508; total, 35,335; which are "the latest improved arms."

The letter of Mr. Stanton is herewith returned.

I am, sir, very respectfully, &c.,

H. K. CRAIG,

Colonel of Ordnance.

NOTE.-Of the above 480,687 muskets and rifles, 22,000 of them are in the arsenal at Augusta, Ga., and 36,362 in the arsenal at Fayetteville, N. C.

Serviceable arms at the U. S. forts and arsenals within the several States and Territories, per the last inventories and returns, flint-lock arms, as well as Colt revolvers and all other patent arms.

States Musket Rifles Total Sea- Siege Field. Total

and s., &c. small- coast. and artill

Territ arms. garris ery.

ories. on.

All Rifles Total 8 and 8-inch Brass Total

descri and small- 10inch howitz field artill

ptions all arms. colubi ers, guns ery.

now other ads and and

used U. S. and 24, howitz

and arms howitz 18, ers.

unable now ers, and 12

. used and 42 pounde

nad and 32 r

usable pounde guns.

. r

guns,

nd 24-

pounde

r

flank

howitz

ers.

Maine .. 2 13 4 19

24,313 24,313

New .. .. .. .. 20 2 22

Hamspi

re

Massac 155,56 167,74 138 107 20 265

husett 6 12,177 3

s

Rhode .. .. .. 100 49 2 151

Island

Connec .. .. .. 49 22 2 73

ticut

New 506 209 29 744

York 42,005 28,406 70,411

Pennsy 27,443 5,493 32,936 213 61 21 295

lvania

Maryla 50 .. 50 56 24 1 81

nd

Distri 73,778 2,285 76,063 310 179 1 490

ct of

Columb

ia

Virgin 10,646 6,868 17,514 680 117 7 864

ia

North 32,678 3,636 36,364 .. 37 4 41

Caroli

na

South 17,413 2,817 20,230 109 20 4 133

Caroli

na

Georgi 20,001 2,000 22,001 20 .. 2 22

a

Florid .. .. .. 339 121 4 464

a

Alabam 17,359 2,000 19,359 64 15 .. 79

a

Louisi 12,364 6,141 18,505 63 124 . 187

ana

Texas 3,253 2,204 5,457 .. .. 10 10

Arkans 1,310 54 1,364 .. .. 10 10

as

Missou 32,468 5,673 38,141 .. 2 9 11

ri

Kansas 1,385 2,193 3,578 .. .. 4 4

New 2,333 2,248 4,581 .. .. 5 5

Mexico

Califo 47,501 7,218 54,719 146 29 22 197

rnia

Washin 4,082 470 4,552 .. .. ... ..

gton

Territ

ory

Total 525,94 91,933 617,88 2,795 1,209 163 4,167

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WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, January 22, 1861.

Honorable B. STANTON,

Chairman Committee on Military Affairs, House of Representatives;

SIR: In answer to your letter of the 18th instant, I have the honor to inclose to you a report of the Chief of Ordnance, communicating the