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Statement of ordnance, arms, ammunition, and other ordnance stores procured and supplied to the Army, and the quantity remaining on hand at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1865.

Articles On hand Purchased, Issued to On hand

June 30, fabricated, the Army June 30,

1864 and turned and 1865

in by the expended in

Army during manufacture

the year during the

ending June year ending

30, 1865 June 30,

1865

Fields 875 1,235 354 1,756

guns of

different

calibers

Siege 346 424 32 783

guns and

mortars

of

different

calibers

Sea-coast 812 612 593 831

guns and

mortars

of

different

calibers

Cannon 278,324 969,130 676,815 570,639

balls,

shells

and other

projectil

es for

field

guns

Cannon- 193,297 332,305 14,779 510,823

balls,

shells,

and other

projectil

es for

siege

guns and

mortars

Cannon- 469,619 317,658 178,235 609,042

balls,

shells,

and other

projectil

es for

sea-coast

guns and

mortars

Artillery 618 725 448 895

carriages

for field

service

Artillery 134 131 109 156

carriages

for siege

service

Artillery 790 545 797 538

carriages

for sea-

coast

forts

Mortar 142 329 7 464

beds

Caissons 616 639 307 948

Traveling 70 116 87 99

forges

Battery 67 97 42 122

wagons

Muskets 1,167,405 426,571 398,404 1,195,572

and

rifles

Carbines 22,616 142,201 99,051 65,766

Pistols 34,821 70,744 37,503 68,062

Swords 80,645 112,067 64,692 128,020

and

sabers

Infantry 355,434 336,130 271,925 419,639

accouterm

ents..

sets

Cavalry 68,428 127,850 93,281 102,997

accouterm

ents.. do

Horse 26,958 142,497 95,030 74,425

equipment

s... do

Artillery 3,029 4,069 1,255 5,843

harness

for two

horses.

do

Saddle 79,829 238,388 197,940 120,277

blankets

Ammunitio 793,455 702,156 286,925 1,208,686

n for

field

guns..

rounds

Ammunitio 53,009 42,738 15,236 80,511

n for

siege

guns and

mortars..

. do

Ammunitio 4,805 54,465 4,631 54,639

n for

sea-coast

guns and

mortars,

rounds

Ammunitio 209,315,880 261,636,538 188,784,530 282,167,888

n for

small-

arms...

rounds

Percussio 150,931,237 178,211,512 238,063,778 91,078,971

n-caps

Friction- 1,251,842 2,242,900 1,583,640 1,911,102

primes

Fuses 980,854 1,300,012 719,678 1,561,

188

Powder.. 2,329,230 6,619,925 5,582,330 3,366,825

pounds

Niter.. 8,120,240 .......... 21,254 8,098,986

do

Sulphur.. 622,054 .......... 213,122 408,932

do

Lead.. do 30,668,929 19,743,668 10,751,494 39,661,103

Lead 6,128,502 11,295,637 11,906,208 5,517,931

balls..

do

A. B. DYER,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Ordnance.

ORDNANCE OFFICE,

October 20, 1865.

OFFICE COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF SUBSISTENCE,

Washington City, D. C., October 20, 1865.

Honorable EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

SIR: In compliance with the special instructions of the War Department of October 7, addressed to chiefs of bureaus, I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the Subsistence Department during the past year:

The subsistence stores required for distribution to the several armies in the field have during the year been purchased, as was done during the earlier years of the war, in the principal markets of the Northern States. The facilities and cost of transportation too the various points where they were required for issue, the relative prices in the different

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