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Statement of property captured from the enemy, received by Colonel A. J. Mackay, assistant quartermaster, and its estimated value, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1865.

Five hundred and eighty-five bales of cotton (estimated value $95,000) captured by Major-General Wilson's forces on their march southward, and shipped to me for disposition.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. J. MACKAY,

Colonel and Chief Quartermaster Department of Tennessee.

No. 99.* Statement of public moneys received, transferred, &c., by Colonel M. C. Garber, chief quartermaster Military Division of the Mississippi, in the field, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1865.

On hand July 1, 1864.................................. $635.35

Received from officers during the year............... 143,159.85

Received from the Treasury Department................ 44,391.00

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Total................................................ 188, 186.20

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Expended during the year............................. 10,436.24

Transferred to other officers during the year........ 162,708.84

Remaining on hand June 30, 1865....................... 15,041.12

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Total................................................ 188, 186.20

The balance is in drafts and U. S. Treasury notes, and is deposited in the First National Bank at Madison, Ind.

I certify that the above statement is correct.

M. C. GARBER,

Colonel and Assistant Quartermaster.

No. 100. ASSISTANT QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Cincinnati, Ohio, July 18, 1865.

General M. C. MEIGS,

Quartermaster-General U. S. Army, Washington, D. C.:

GENERAL: In compliance with General Orders, No. 39, from your office, of July 1, 1865, I have the honor to report that from the 1st of July, 1864, to June 30, 1865, I have been on duty as assistant quartermaster-general, with my headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. I have not personally had charge of any clothing, or other public property, the chartering or building of steam-boats, construction of railways, or transportation of troops or supplies. A statement of the public moneys received and transferred during the year is herewith. The annual report called for by your General Orders, No. 29, July 6, 1864, was mailed on the 20th of August last.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

THOMAS SWORDS,

Assistant Quartermaster-General.

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*For report of Colonel M. C. Garber, dated July 10, 1865 (here omitted), see Series I, Vol. LIII, p.49.

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