War of the Rebellion: Serial 126 Page 0296 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.

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II. Military Division of the Mississippi.

III. Georgia.

IV. North Carolina.

V. Missouri.

VI. Arkansas.

I.-VIRGINIA.

The following lines were in operation July 1, 1864:

Terminal station.

Name of line. From- To- Length.

Miles.

Alexandria and Alexandria.. Washington.. 7

Washington..

Alexandria, ...do........ Vienna.. 10

Loudoun, and

Hampshire..

Orange and ...do........ Springfield.. 8

Alexandria..

Norfolk and Norfolk.. Suffolk.. 23

Petersburg..

Seaboard and Portsmouth.. ...do......... 18

Roanoke..

City Point and City Point.. Near 8

Petersburg.. Petersburg..

Winchester and Harper's Halltown.. 6

Potomac.. Ferry..

Total.. .............. .............. 80

During the year the railroad from Alexandria and Norfolk have not borne a prominent part in extended military operations, but were used almost entirely for local purposes.

In the vicinity of Petersburg thirteen miles of new railroad were built to supply the army of General Grant during this siege of that place.

Upon the surrender of Petersburg, Richmond, and the army of General Lee, the Richmond and Petersburg Railroad, twenty-one miles long, was immediately opened; also the line from Petersburg to Burkeville, fifty-two miles.

Statement of total number of miles operated during year ending June 30, 1865.

Terminal station.

Name of line. From- To- Length.

Miles.

Alexandria and Alexandria.. Washington.. 7

Washington..

Alexandria, ...do........ Vienna.. 15

Loudoun and

hampshire..

Orange and ...do........ Rappahannock.. 51

Alexandria..

Manassas Gap.. Manassas.. Piedmonth.. 34

Norfolk and Norfolk.. Suffolk.. 23

Petersburg..

Seaboard and Portsmouth.. ...do......... 18

Roanoke..

City Point and Pitkin Humphreys. 13

Army.. Station..

South Side.. City Point.. Burkeville.. 62

Richmond and Manchester.. Danville.. 140

Danville..

Winchester and Harper's Stephenson's.. 28

Potomac.. Ferry..

Richmond and Petersburg.. Manchester.. 21

Petersburg..

Clover Hill Clover Hill Coal Mines.. 18

Branch.. Station..

Total.. .............. .............. 430

Expecting the Winchester and Potomac Railroad, which is still operated by this department, all these roads were turned over to the original owners or to the Board of Public Works during or previous to the month of August last.