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7. Reference is respectfully made to a statement made in accordance with Form C, to be filled herewith.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your most obedient servant,

G. L. FORT,

Lieutenant Colonel and Chief Quartermaster Fifteenth Army Corps.

Statement of quartermaster's property for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1865.*

Statement of public moneys for the fiscal year ending 30th day of June, 1865.

On hand July 1, 1864.................................. $18,552.43

Received from officers during the year............... 79,302.59

Received from sale of property and other sources

during the year..................................... 1,135.00

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Total received during the year....................... 98,990.02

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Expended during the year............................. 23,579.65

Transferred to officers during the year.............. 75,410.37

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Total expended and transferred....................... 98,990.02

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Statement made in accordance with paragraph 5, section 5, of General Orders, No. 29, Quartermaster-General's Office, series of 1864.

No amounts were paid by me for railroad or other land transportation during the year ending the 30th of June, 1865.

No amounts were paid by me for transportation on rivers or lakes, or for transportation by sail or steam vessels on the ocean, during this year.

The steamers chartered and employed by me on the rivers, as per my roll No. 2, were all paid on voucher, Form No. 22.

Vessels seized and used, the rate of hire of which were not agreed upon, were given vouchers, stating the period of service, but not the rate of pay. This was left to be fixed by Colonel L. B. Parsons, chief quartermaster Western river transportation.

The money received by these vessels for private freight and passengers carried by them was indorsed on their vouchers, to be deducted by Colonel Parsons upon settlement.

Estimated amount of transportation furnished for-

Subsistence stores.................................. 1,876

Ordnance stores..................................... 660

Quartermaster's stores.............................. 9,108

Medical stores...................................... 176

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Total................................................ 11,820 ======

Number of troops..................................... 44,000

Statement of vessels chartered or employed during the fiscal year ending the 30th day of June, 1865.+

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*Omitted; but see pp.648,649, of Executive Document No. 1, referred to in foot-note (*), p.249.

+Omitted; but see p.651 of Executive Document No. 1, referred to in foot-note (*), p.249.

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