War of the Rebellion: Serial 126 Page 0935 UNION AUTHORITIES.

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the large number of trains constantly on the road. When turned over to the company the road was in every respect in excellent condition. The following statement embraces the whole construction work done on this line, with the exception of some small pieces of track rebuilt, which had been destroyed by guerrillas, and of which no account was kept.

Track.

Miles.

Rebuilt in first instance............................ 115

Rebuilt after Wheeler's raid in 1864................. 7

Rebuilt after Hood's invasion........................ 7 3/4

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Total................................................ 129 3/4

Side-tracks.

Location. Length.

Feet.

Nashville. 38,628

Barracks. 1,600

Glen Chiff Station. 2,368

Antioch. 990

La Vergne. 895

Smyrna. 2,260

Stone's River. 1,660

Winsted. 2,408

Christina. 1,500

Fosterville. 775

Normandy. 926

Tullahoma. 609

Estill Springs. 1,582

Decherd. 13,732

Cowan. 970

Tunnel. 264

Tantalon. 1,500

Condit. 2,000

Anderson. 354

Stenvenson. 1,673

Bolivar. 1,640

Bridgeport. 9,472

Carpenter's 1,037

Alley's Spur. 159

Whiteside. 850

Hooker. 350

Chattanooga. 10,072

Total. 100,277

Miles.

Main track................................. 129 3/4

Side track, 100,277 feet, or............... 19

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Total track laid by Government............. 148 3/4

Bridges.

No. Location. Height. Length. Remarks.

Feet. Feet.

1 Mill Creek, 16 260 Rebuilt five

Numbers 1. times.

2 Mill Creek, 18 250 Rebuilt four

Numbers 2. times.

3 Mill Creek, 16 256 Do.

Numbers 3.

4 Hurricane. ... ...

5 Smyrna. 20 120 Rebuilt three

times.

6 Stewart's Creek. 29 183 Do.

7 Overall's Creek. 20 160 Do.

8 Stone's River. 22 420 Do.

9 Lytle's Creek. 10 135 Do.

10 Murfreesborough. 9 140 Not destroyed.

6 40

Do. 6 50

7 50

Do.

Creek Branch.

11 Stone's River 22 270 Rebuilt.

(East Fork).

12 Christiana. ... 73 Do.

13 Bellbuckle. 7 82 Do.

9 128

Bragg's Bridge. Not destroyed.

14 Wartrace. 14 241 Rebuilt.

15 Garrison's Fork. 24 178 Rebuilt twice.

16 Duck River. 30 350 Do.

17 Poorhouse Creek. 13 100 Do.

18 Elk River. 60 470 Rebuilt.

19 Cowan Creek. 26 160 Do.

20 Crow Creek (South 17 160 Rebuilt twice.

Fork).

21 Dry Trestle, 12 84 Rebuilt.

Numbers 1.

22 Dry Trestle, 10 75 Do.

Numbers 2.

23 Crow Creek, 15 225 Not destroyed.

Numbers 1.

24 Crow Creek, 11 225 Do.

Numbers 2.

25 Crow Creek, 19 348 Rebuilt.

Numbers 3.

26 Crow Creek, 16 254 Do.

Numbers 4.

27 Crow Creek, 11 160 Do.

Numbers 5.