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Numbers 25. Statement showing the number of employes in U. S. Military Railroad Department from December, 1864, to April, 1865, taken from the officers" reports of persons hired for the months give, which are on file in this office.

Station Officer Decembe January Februar March, April,

. s. r,, 1865. y, 1865. 1865

1864. 1865.

Chattan Captain 4,350 4,613 4,622 5,198 5,662

ooga, W. R.

Tenn., Hopkins

..

Do.. Captain

F. T.

Stark

weather

..

New Captain

1,036

1,339

2,127

2,843

3,318

Berne, F. T.

N. C.. Stark

weather

..

Nashvil W. J. ....... ....... 9,176 7,744 8,831

le, Stevens

Tenn., ..

Do.. Captain 29 68 2,386 1,263 73

F. J.

Crilly.

.

Do.. L. H. ....... ....... 1,196 1,009 ......

Eicholt

z..

Memphis Captain 373 ....... 263 302 391

, John

Tenn.. Parks..

Little Captain ....... 640 479 1,036 774

Rock, J. H.

Ark.. Pratt..

Virgini J. J. 2,956 3,301 3,458 4,082 4,489

a.. Moore..

Total.. ....... 8,744 9,961 23,707 23,477 23,538

ALEXANDER BLISS,

Bvt. Colonel and A. Q. M., in Charge Fourth Div., Q. M. General's Office.

Numbers 26. Statement of claims received and disposed of in the Fourth Division, Quartermaster-General's Office, from November 1, 1864, to June 30, 1865.

Nature of Number of Examined and Rejected.

service. claims. referred for

payment to

disbursing

officers, and

to the Third

Auditor for

settlement.

Employes on the 203 $17,105.58 $1,391.39

U. S. Military

Railroads.

Employes on U. 87 25,442.52 28,715.79

S. steamers,

gun-boats, &c.

Use of vessels, 101 62,063.09 26,138.60

barges, &c..

Material 7 9,721.31 2,275.00

furnished for

use of U. S.

Military

Railroads.

Transporting 1,464 4,575,479.68 889.21

troops and

Government

supplies by

rail and stage.

Lithographing 1 2,469.00 ............

transportation

orders.

Advertising 5 442.13 ............

army

transportation

and proposals.

Employes in 10 324.61 628.35

Quartermaster's

Department.

Supplies 4 68.00 ............

furnished

Quartermaster's

Department.

Telegraphing.. 4 164.54 ............

Employes on U. 4 274.36 ............

S. military

telegraph

lines.

Materials 1 .............. 100.00

furnished for

use of military

telegraph.

Services in the 2 .............. ............

Army..

Total.. ............... 4,693,554.82 60,138.34

Total number of 1,893 1,454 99

claims.

Nature of Awaiting Withdrawn. Total amount

service. action. of claims.

Employes on the $7,176.27 .............. $25,673.24

U. S. Military

Railroads.

Employes on U. 494.92 .............. 54,653.23

S. steamers,

gun-boats, &c.

Use of vessels, 39,038.19 .............. 127,139.88

barges, &c..

Material ............... .............. 11,996.31

furnished for

use of U. S.

Military

Railroads.

Transporting 1,112,935.59 $5,341.00 5,694,645.48

troops and

Government

supplies by

rail and stage.

Lithographingtr ............... .............. 2,469.00

ansportation

orders.

Advertising ............... .............. 442.13

army

transportation

and proposals.

Employes in 76.08 .............. 1,029.04

Quartermaster's

Department.

Supplies ............... .............. 68.00

furnished

Quartermaster's

Department.

Telegraphing.. 105.58 .............. 270.12

Employes on U. ............... .............. 274.36

S. military

telegraph

lines.

Materials ............... .............. 100.00

furnished for

use of military

telegraph.

Services in the ............... .............. ............

Army..

Total.. 1,159,826.63 5,341.00 5,918,860.79

Total number of 339 1 ............

claims.

ALEXANDER BLISS,

Brevet Colonel and Assistant Quartermaster, in Charge of Fourth Division.