War of the Rebellion: Serial 124 Page 0936 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.

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Ordnance, arms, ammunition, and other ordnance stores, procured and supplied to the Army since the beginning of the rebellion, and the quantity remaining on hand in the arsenals June 30, 1863.

Numbers 1.-CANNON AND MORTARS.

Field Siege Sea- Total

guns. guns. coast number

guns

and

mortars

On hand at the beginning 231 544 1,508 2,283

of the rebellion

Purchased since 2,734 546 418 3,698

Total stock 2,965 1,090 1,926 5,981

Issued from the arsenals 2,481 841 1,247 4,569

during the same period

Remaining on hand at the 484 249 679 1,412

arsenals June 30, 1863.

GEO. D. RAMSAY,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Ordnance.

ORDNANCE OFFICE, October 27, 1863.

Numbers 2.-CANNON-BALLS, SHELLS, AND OTHER PROJECTILES.

Field. Siege. Sea- Total

coast number.

On hand at the 90,199 131,036 142,356 363,591

beginning of the

rebellion

Purchased up to 1,912,894 242,155 407,695 2,562,744

June 30, 1863

Total stock 2,003,093 373,191 550,051 2,926,335

Issued from the 1,528,578 138,298 78,710 1,745,586

arsenals during

same period

Remaining on hand 474,515 234,893 471,341 1, 180,749

at the arsenals

June 30, 1863

GEO. D. RAMSAY

Brigadier-General and Chief of Ordnance.

ORDNANCE OFFICE, October 27, 1863.

Numbers 3.-ARTILLERY CARRIAGES.

Field Siege Sea- Morta

coast r-

beds.

On hand at the beginning of 266 104 1,787 106

the rebellion.

Purchased since, up to June 1,948 154 45 97

30, 1863.

Fabricated at the arsenals 637 484 509 234

Total stock 2,851 742 2,341 437

Issued from the arsenals 2,492 698 1,719 207

during the same period.

Remaining on hand June 30, 359 41 622 230

1863.

Caisso Travel Batter Total

ns. ing y No.

forges wagons

On hand at the beginning of 213 117 60 2,653

the rebellion.

Purchased since, up to June 2,063 348 226 4,881

30, 1863.

Fabricated at the arsenals 223 58 64 2,209

Total stock 2,499 523 350 9,743

Issued from the arsenals 2,139 431 285 7,971

during the same period.

Remaining on hand June 30, 360 92 65 1,772

1863.

GEO. D. RAMSAY,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Ordnance.

ORDNANCE OFFICE, October 27, 1863.

Numbers 4.-SMALL-ARMS.

Muskets and Carbines. Pistols.

rifles.

On hand at the

beginning of the 437,433 4,076 27,192

rebellion

Purchased since, up to 1,622,552 107,367 230,761

June 30, 1863

Manufactured at the 327,592 ---- ---

National Armory

Total stock 2,387,577 111,443 257,953

Issued from the arsenal 1,551,576 98,118 229,052

during the same period

Remaining on hand June 836,001 13,325 28,901

30, 1863

Sabers and Total number.

swords.

On hand at the

beginning of the 16,933 485,634

rebellion

Purchased since, up to 337,555 2,298,235

June 30, 1863

Manufactured at the ---- 327,592

National Armory

Total stock 354,488 3,111,461

Issued from the arsenal 271,817 2,150,563

during the same period

Remaining on hand June 82,671 960,898

30, 1863

GEO. D. RAMSEY,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Ordnance.

ORDNANCE OFFICE, October 27, 1863.