War of the Rebellion: Serial 126 Page 0939 UNION AUTHORITIES.

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Water stations.

Where built. Number of Where built. Number of

tanks. tanks.

Little Harpeth 1 Carter's Creek 2

West Harpeth 1 Lynnville 2

Lytle's Creek 2 Near Tunnel 1

Pulaski 1 McDonald's 1

Elkmont 2

Franklin 2 Total 15

The following tabular statement shows the cost of labor on this road for construction and maintenance of way, and the number of men in the Construction Corps employed each month:

Month. Number of Amount of Amount of Total.

men. pay-rolls. pay-rolls.

1864.

--- --- $5,641.75 $5,641.75

February

March --- --- 10,631.99 10,631.99

April --- --- 15,405.07 15,405.07

May --- --- 18,299.10 18,299.10

June --- --- 16,209.39 16,209.39

July --- --- 18,828.20 18,828.20

August --- --- 26,574.16 26,574.16

September --- --- 23,357.52 23,357.52

October --- --- 27,043.23 27,043.23

November 564 $5,850.71 21,149.85 27,000.56

December 1,208 32,238.82 125,291.87 157,530.69

1865.

1,320 78, 32,058.73 110,245.96

January 187.23

February 601 27,616.95 26,518.82 54,135.77

March 309 19,686.45 29,034.54 48,720.99

April 75 6,891.25 28,243.64 35,134.89

May 150 6,574.50 27,760.82 33,335.32

June --- --- 22,506.06 22,506.06

July --- --- 17,382.13 17,382.13

August --- --- 20,983.98 20,983.98

September --- --- 3,869.15 3,869.15

Total 4,227 177,045.91 515,850.00 692,835.91

Monthly 604 25,290.27 25,762.50 34,641.79

average

Summary of cost.

Quantity. Rate. Total cost.

Materials:

Iron rails....tons.. 2,732 $120 per ton $327,840.00

Chairs.......pounds.. 136,000 8 cents per 10,880.00

pound

Spikes........do.... 204,000 8 1/2 cents 17,340.00

per pound

Cross-ties......... 120,840 50 cents per 60,420.00

tie

416,480.00

Labor $692,835.91

Contract work on 549,326.13 1,242,162.04

bridges

Total 1,658,642.04

The Nashville and Decatur Railroad was relinquished as a military road and turned over to the company September 15, 1865.