War of the Rebellion: Serial 126 Page 0979 UNION AUTHORITIES.

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The railroads in Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania used at any time during the war as military lines, the terminal stations on each while so used, and number of miles operated were as follows:

Terminal stations.

Names of lines. From - To - Length.


Alexandria and Alexandria Washington 7


Alexandria, ..do.. Vienna 15

Loundon and


Orange and ..do.. Mitchell's 68


Warrenton Branch Warrenton Warrenton 9


Manassas Gap Manassas Strasburg 62

Richmond, Aquia Creek Fredericksburg 15

Fredericksburg and


Richmond and York White House Fair Oaks 20


Richmond and Manchester Petersburg 22


Clover Hill Branch Clover Hill Coal Mines 18

Richmond and Manchester Danville 140


South Side City Point Burkesville 62

Army Line and Pitkin, &c. Humphreys, &c. 18


Norfolk and Norfolk Blackwater 44


Seaboard and Portsmouth Suffolk 17


Winchester and Harper's Ferry Stephenson's 28


Western Maryland Baltimore Westminster 36

Hanover Branch and Hanover Gettysburg 30

Gettysburg Junction

Total ........... ............ 611

The following tabular statements exhibit -

1. The number of persons employed, the greatest number employed in any one month of each year, the average monthly number for the year, and amount paid for their services.

2. The number of locomotive engines, how procured, number added each year, and final disposition made of them.

3. The number of cars, &c.

4. The length of bridges and track built or rebuilt.

1. Number of persons employed and amount paid for service.

Persons employed monthly.

Year ending - Greatest Average number Amount paid

number in one in one month. for services.


June 30, 1862 1,730 750 $345,743.50

June 30, 1863 2,721 1,974 777,628.31

June 30, 1864 3,160 2,378 1,277,968.34

June 30, 1865 4,542 3,060 2,296,145.73

Nine months 1,360 417 162,475.07

ending March

31, 1866

Total 4,542 1,906 4,859,960.95