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General Thomas to continue the work and open the road to Carter's Station, 110 miles from Knoxville. This point was reached on the 29th of April.

Track.

Extensive repairs were required over the whole distance and 12 1/2 miles of main track and 5,755 feet of sidings were built.

Total track laid, 13 miles 3,115 feet.

Bridges.

Location. Height. Length. Location. Height. Length.

Feet. Feet. Feet. Feet.

Flat Creek ... ... Swan Pond 25 1,393

Strawberry ... ... Chucky 25 140

Plains Creek,

Numbers

1..

10 30 Chucky 20 100

Creek,

Numbers

2..

12 30 Chucky 28 180

Creek,

Numbers

3..

Mossy Creek 25 154 Road 16 75

Crossing

Morristown ... 24 Culvert ... 30

... 24 ... 150

... 24 Henderson 25 245

Russellville 22 150 35 137

Three miles ... 40 ... 20

beyond

Do ... 22 Limeston 25 235

Creek

Bull's Gap 28 66 Total ... 4,168

built by

Government

Lick Creek 26 875

... 24

Water stations.

Where built. Number of tanks.

Friend's Station. 2

Bull's Gap 2

Morristown 2

Chucky Creek 2

Total 8

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

Construction Corps. Transporta-

tion Depart-

ment.

Month. Number of Amount of Amount of Total.

men. pay-rolls. pay-rolls.

1864.

June ... ... $2,845.67 $2,845.67

July ... ... 4,340.42 4,340.42

August ... ... 4,038.88 4,038.88

September ... ... 4,928.36 4,928.36

October ... ... 5,590.04 5,590.04

November ... ... 4,720.18 4,720.18

December ... ... 336.52 336.52

1865.

January ... ... 6,808.62 6,808.62

February 875 $18,094.21 7,510.64 25,604.85

March 520 19,129.89 10,011.71 39,141.60

April 546 37,626.21 11,750.39 49,376.60

May 547 4,663.54 15,827.16 20,490.70

June ... ... 15,510.70 15,510.70

July ... ... 10,818.85 10,818.85

August ... ... 769.25 769.25

Total 2,488 87,513.85 105,807.39 195,321.24

Monthly 622 22,378.43 7,053.82 13,021.41

average