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1,2,3. On the 1st day of July, 1864, the length of railroads then in operation which came afterward under my direction was as follows:

Prior to the war.

Title of railroad. Original owners. Terminal Length.

stations.

Nashville and Nashville and Nashville- Miles.

Chattanooga. Chattanooga R. Chattanooga.

R. Co. 151

Nashville and Tennessee and

Decatur. Alabama r. R.

Co.; Central

Southern R. R.

Co.; Tennessee

and Alabama

Central R. R.

Co. Nashville- ----

Nashville and Hick- may Ky.

North western. Nashville and

North western R. 47

R. Co. Nashville-

Nashville and State Line.

Kentucky. Edetield and

Kentucky R. R. 138

Co. Chattanooga,

Western and Tenn. Atlanta, 17

Atlantic. Ga.

State of Georgia 112

Kingston, Ga.-

Kingston Branch. Rome, Ga.

.....do......

Chattanooga, 27

East Tennessee and Tenn.-

Georgia. East Tennessee Knoxville.

and Georgia R. 130

R. Co.

Cleveland, 15

Dalton Branch Tenn.-Dalton.

.....do......

East Tennessee and Knoxville, 271

Virginia. Tenn.-Bristol,

East Tennessee Va.

and Virginia R.

Rogersville Branch R. Co. Junction-

Rogersville.

Memphis and ......do.....

Charleston. Memphis,

Tenn.-

Memphis and Stevenson.

Charleston R. R.

Co.

Now used as U. S.military railroad lines.

Terminal stations. Length.

Miles.

The whole road

....do...... 151

Nashville-Johnsonville. 78

61

Nashville-Clarksville. 107

Chattanooga, Tenn.-Big Shanty, 17

Ga. 112

27

Kingston, Ga.- Rome, Ga. ---

---

Chattanooga, Tenn.-Knoxville. 81

Cleveland, Tenn.-Dalton, Ga.

Not in use

....do....

Decatur Junction-Stevenson,

Ala

During July and August, 1864, the advance of General Sherman's army gave us the remainder of the Western and Atlantic Railroad from Big Shanty, 107 miles from Chattanooga,to Atlanta, 138 miles from Chattanooga, to which place we ran early in September, 1864. Some of the roads in use at the beginning of the fiscal year were abandoned as they became useless for military operations, and others from time to time added, until the end of the year, June 30, 1865, founds us in possession and operating the following roads, viz:

Prior to the war.

Title of railroad. Original Terminal Length.

owners. stations.

Nashville and Nashville and Nashville - Miles.

Chattanooga. Chattanooga R. Chattanooga.

R. Co. 151

Nashville and Tennessee and Nashville - 120

Decatur. Alabama R. R. Decatur.

Co.

Central

Southern R. R.

Co. Tennessee

and Alabama

Central R. R. ---

Nashville and North Co. Nashville-

western. Hickman, Ky.

Nashville and 47

North western

Nashville and R. R. Co. Nashville-

Kentucky. State Line. 138

Edgetield and

Kentucky R. R.

Western and Co. Chattanooga- 17

Atlantic. Atlanta, Ga.

State of

Georgia

Kingston Branch Kingston-Rome,

....do.... Ga.

Now used as U. S.military railroad lines.

Terminal stations. Length.

Miles.

The whole road

...do.... 151

120

Nashville - Johnsonsville. 78

28

Nashville - Springfield. 138

17

Chattanooga - Atlanta.

Kingston - Rome.