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Principal officials of the War Department and its bureaus during the year 1865.

[Compiled from official records.]

SECRETARY OF WAR.

Edwin M. Stanton.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF WAR.

Charles A. Dana, to July 31, 1865.

ADJUTANT-GENERAL.

Brigadier General Lorenzo Thomas.*

JUDGE-ADVOCATE-GENERAL.

Brigadier General Joseph Holt.

INSPECTOR-GENERAL.

Colonel Randolph B. Marcy (senior).

QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL.

Brigadier General Montgomery C. Meigs.

COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF SUBSISTENCE.

Brigadier General Amos B. Eaton.

SURGEON-GENERAL.

Brigadier General Joseph K. Barnes.

PAYMASTER-GENERAL.

Colonel Benjamin W. Brice.

CHIEF OF ENGINEERS.

Brigadier General Richard Delafield.

CHIEF OF ORDNANCE.

Brigadier General Alexander B. Dyer.

PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL.

Brigadier General James B. Fry.

OFFICE DIRECTOR AND GENERAL MANAGER MILITARY RAILROADS UNITED STATES,

Washington, February 8, 1866.

Honorable EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War, Washington, D. C.:

SIR: I have the honor to submit the following report of operations of the U. S. Military Railroads for the year ending June 30, 1865. These operations we conducted in six different fields, as follows:

I. Virginia.

II. Military Division of the Mississippi.

III. Georgia.

IV. North Carolina.

V. Missouri.

VI. Arkansas.

I. - VIRGINIA.

On the 1st day of July, 1864, the military railroad lines in operation in Virginia were as follows:

Terminal stations.

Name of line. From - To - Length.

Alexandria and Alexandria Washington Miles.

Washington

7

Alexandria, Loudoun ...do... Falls Church 10

and Hampshire

Orange and ...do... Springfield 8

Alexandria

Norfolk and Norfolk Suffolk 23

Petersburg

Seaboard and Roanoke Portsmouth ...do... 17

City Point and City Point Near 8

Petersburg Petersburg

Winchester and Harper's Ferry Halltown 6

Potomac

Total ... ... 79

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* On detached service; Colonel Edward D. Townsend in charge of the office.

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