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Statement of quartermaster's property received by Colonel A. Stager, chief quartermaster U. S. Military Telegraphs, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1865.

English submarine cable purchased during the year ending June 30, 1865, 284 miles and 1,070 yards.

English submarine cable transferred during the year ending June 30, 1865, 284 miles and 1,070 yards.

A.*

Numbers 79. Annual report of Major Thomas T. Eckert, assistant quartermaster and assistant superintendent U. S. Military Telegraph, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1865.+

Statement of public moneys received and disbursed during the year ending June 30, 1865, by Major Thomas T. Eckert, assistant quartermaster, Washington, D. C.

On hand July 1, 1864........................ $3,306.82

Received from officers during the year...... 228,000.00

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Total....................................... 231,306.82

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Expended during the year.................... 185,035.04

Transferred to other officers during the

year........................................ 24,523.08

Remaining on hand June 30, 1865............. 21,745.70

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Total....................................... 231,306.82

The balance on hand is deposited in the U. S. Treasury.

Statements embraced in Forms, C, CC, D, E, F, and G do not "come under the scope of my duties."

Statement of U. S. military telegraph lines in operation July 1, 1864, and constructed and taken down during the year ending June 30, 1865, by direction of Thomas T. Eckert, major and assistant superintendent.

Between what points. In Taken In Land Submar

operat down operati line. ine

ion during on July cable.

during the 1,

the year. 1865.

year.

In operation July 1,

1864.

Miles. Miles. Miles. Miles. Miles.

Washington depot and 9 ... 9 9 ...

Alexandria.

Washington depot and 75 ... 75 75 ...

Harper's Ferry via

Point of Rocks.

Washington depot and 15 ... 15 15 ...

Fort Corcoran, six

wires.

Washington City 16 1/2 ... 16 1/2 16 1/2 ...

wires, 8, 2 1/2, 2,

4.

Washington City and 100 ... 100 100 ....

Point Lookout, Md.

Georgetown Aqueduct 3 ... 3 3 ...

and Tennallytown,

two wires.

Georgetown Aqueduct 3 ... 3 3 ...

and water station,

six wires.

Alexandria City 9 ... 9 9 ...

wires 4, 2, 3.

Alexandria and 32 ... 32 32 ...

Manassas Junction

via Court-House.

Alexandria and Fort 14 ... 14 14 ...

Corcoran, two wires.

Fort Corcoran and 9 2 7 7 ...

Seminary.

Wilmington, Del., 158 ... 158 158 ....

and Cherrystone

Point, Va.

Crossing streams on 1 3/4 ... 1 3/4 ... 1 3/4

Eastern Shore line

(cable).

Cherrystone Point 23 ... 23 ... 23

and Back Creek

Light-House (cable).

Back Creek Light- 7 ... 7 7 ...

House and Fort

Monroe.

Fort Monroe and 27 ... 27 27 ...

Yorktown.

Yorktown and Fort 12 ... 12 12 ...

Magruder.

Fort Magruder and 10 10 ... ... ...

Jamestown, Island.

Jamestown Island and 2 1/2 2 1/2 .. ... ..

Swan's Point

(cable).

Swan's Point and 25 ... 25 25 ...

Fort Powhatan.

Fort Powhatan and 23 ... 23 23 ...

Bermuda Hundred.

Loop at City Point. 4 ... 4 4 ...

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*For Van Duzer's report (here omitted), see Series I, Vol. LII, Part I, p. 694.

+Here omitted, but see Series I, Vol. LI, Part I, p. 261.

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