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[Table Numbers 1.]

Schedule of military railroads operated in the Department of Virginia from July 1, 1865, to February 28, 1866.

Road. From - To -

Washington and Washington Alexandria

Alexandria

Alexandria, Loudoun and Alexandria Vienna

Hampshire

South Side City Point Burkeville

Richmond and Petersburg Manchester Petersburg

Clover Hill Branch ... Clover Hill

Richmond and Danville Manchester Danville

Winchester and Potomac Harper's Ferry Stephenson's

Continued.

Road. Length. Transferred to

company.

Washington and Miles. August 8, 1865.

Alexandria

7 1/2

Alexandria, Loudoun and 15 Do.

Hampshire

South Side 62 July 24, 1865.

Richmond and Petersburg 21 July 3, 1865.

Clover Hill Branch 18 Do.

Richmond and Danville 140 July 4, 1865.

Winchester and Potomac 28 January 20, 1866.

[Table Numbers 2.]

Number of persons employed each month from July 1, 1865, to February 28, 1866.*

[Table Numbers 3.]

Distribution of labor and material from July 1, 1865, to February 28, 1866.

Account. Labor. Material. Total.

Alexandria $ 82,878.52 $ 25,513.20 $ 108,391.72

railroads.

City Point 22,589.00 ... 22,589.00

railroads.

Norfolk 230.00 ... 230.00

railroads.

Winchester and 30,226.49 1,786.30 32,012.79

Potomac Railroad

Virginia 26,551.06 81,925.79 108,476.85

railroads.

Total 162,475.07 109,225.29 271,700.36

[Table Numbers 4.]

Amount of material received and used from July 1, 1865, to February 28, 1866.

Month. On hand. Received. Used. On hand.

July $687,267.40 $ 8,547.89 $ 10,191.63 ...

August ... ... 161,779.80 ...

September ... ... 88,291.85 ...

October ... ... 3,541.64 ...

November ... 62.86 4,233.18 ...

December ... ... 7,648.85 ...

January ... ... ... ...

February ... ... ... $420,191.20

Total 687,267.40 8,610.75 275,686.95 420,191.20

[Table Numbers 5.]

Receipts for passage and freight from July 1, 1865, to February 28, 1866.

July. August. September.

Passage $ 8,651.94 $ 3,158.40 $ 2,647.25

Freight 3,589.30 1,467.08 531.75

Total 12,241.24 4,625.48 3,179.00

Continuation:

October. November. December.

Passage $ 2,112.60 $ 1,762.20 $ 1,635.05

Freight 893.60 588.52 285.95

Total 3,006.20 2,350.72 1,921.60

Continuation:

January. Total.

Passage $ 827.55 $ 20,794.99

Freight 305.25 7,661.45

Total 1,132.80 28,456.44

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* Detailed statement (here omitted) shows an average total of 417 3/8 persons employed during the period represented, including chief engineers and general superintendents, superintendents, engineers, clerks, printers, agents and dispatchers, draughtsmen, supervisors, store-keepers, timber inspectors, conductors, brakemen, enginemen, firemen, wipers, commissary department, carpenters, car department, machinists and helpers, blacksmiths and helpers, boiler makers and helpers, copper and tin smiths, messengers, stationary engineers, teamsters, painters, laborers, watchmen, and photographers. The highest number employed (in July, 1865) was 1,360, and the lowest number (in January, 1866) was 75.

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