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Numbers 5.-ACCOUTERMENTS, HORSE EQUIPMENTS, AND HARNESS.

Accouterments.

Infantry. Cavalry. Horse Sets of Saddle

equipme harness blanket

nts. for two s.

horses.

On hand at the 10,930 4,320 574 586 ---

beginning of

the rebellion

Purchased

since, up to 1,809,501 181,428 203,041 15,452 343,834

June 30, 1863

Fabricated at 21,799 13,048 13,617 3,214 ---

the arsenals

Total stock 1,842,230 198,796 217,232 19,252 343,834

Issued from

the arsenals 1,680,220 196,298 211,670 17,485 292,708

during the

same period

Remaining on

hand June 30, 162,010 2,498 5,562 1,767 51,126

1863.

GEO. D. RAMSAY,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Ordnance.

ORDNANCE OFFICE, October 27, 1863.

Numbers 6.-POWDER AND LEAD.

Gunpowder Saltpeter Lead. Lead

bullets

Pounds. Pounds. Pounds. Pounds.

On hand at the

beginning of 1,110,584 2,923,348 636,966 664,800

the rebellion

Purchased

since, up to 13,424,363 5,231,731 58,211,345 13,565,429

June 30, 1863

Total stock 14,534,947 8,155,079 58,848,311 14,230,229

Issued and 13,071,073 --- 36,964,121 13,090,394

expended

Remaining on

hand June 30, 1,463,874 8,155,079 21,884,190 1,139,835

1863

GEO. D. RAMSAY,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Ordnance.

ORDNANCE OFFICE, October 27, 1863.

Numbers 7.-AMMUNITION.

Cartridges Rounds of Percussion- Friction-

for small- artillery caps. primers

arms. ammunitio

n

On hand at

the beginning 8,292,300 28,248 19,808,000 83,425

of the

rebellion

Purchased

since, up to 74,662,083 116,032 689,668,400 1,500,574

June 30, 1863

Fabricated at 447,524,733 2,622,714 79,806,600 5,504,135

the arsenals

Total stock 530,497,116 2,766,994 789,283,000 7,088,134

Issued and 378,584,104 2,274,490 715,036,470 6,082,505

expended

Remaining on

hand June 30, 151,913,012 492,504 74,246,530 1,005,629

1863.

GEO. D. RAMSAY,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Ordnance.

ORDNANCE OFFICE, October 27, 1863.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, D. C., October 27, 1863.

Major General R. C. SCHENCK,

Commanding Middle Department, Baltimore, Baltimore, Md.:

GENERAL: By direction of the Secretary of War, please find inclosed herewith Circular Numbers 1, announcing the recruiting stations established in Maryland under the provisions of General Orders, Numbers 329, current series, War Department, which circular you will please cause to be published in such newspapers within the limits of your department as will give it the most extensive circulation.

It is not considered imperatively necessary that recruiting should be at once commenced at all the stations therein named; you will be