War of the Rebellion: Serial 126 Page 0959 UNION AUTHORITIES.

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The following statement of cost was furnished by mr. Mr. Goodhue, general superintendent:

Statement showing cost of labor for each month.

Month. Amount. Month. Amount.

1864. 1865.

February $389.02 January $614.50

March 395.06 February 511.00

April 229.50 March 553.50

May 246.17 April 527.75

June 751.43 May 1,789.37

July 1,354.37 June 1,597.21

August 1,254.60 July ...

September 1,198.60 August 598.55

October 1,270.50 Total 16,582.88

November 1,714.25 Monthly 921.27

average

December 1,617.50

Summary of cost.

Labor.............................................$16,582.88

Materials......................................... 3,762.44

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Total............................................. 20,345.32

This road was relinquished as a military road and restored to the company August 25, 1865.

The Atlanta and Macon Railroad from Atlanta to Rough and Ready, eleven miles, was opened for a short time while we held Atlanta. The greater part of this iron was taken up and used for relaying the track destroyed by General Hood on the Chattanooga and Atlanta Railroad in October, 1864.