War of the Rebellion: Serial 127 Page 0740 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.

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Percussion rifles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

Musketoons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Cavalry sabers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 871

Cavalry sabers belts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 876

Artillery sabers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Artillery saber belts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Traveling forges, with implements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Traveling forge, without implements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Battery wagons, with implements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

Battery wagon, without implements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

8-inch mortar, with bed and equipments. . . . . . . . . . . 1

10-inch mortar, with bed and equipments. . . . . . . . . . . 1

Mortar shells. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61

Sets or artillery harness (four horses to a set). 77

Sets wagons harness (four horses to a set). . . . . . . 52

Pounds of powder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97,450

Iron 6-pounder cannon, mounted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

Iron 6-pounder cannon, not mounted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

Iron 12-pounder cannon, not mounted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Iron 12-pounder cannon, mounted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Iron 4-pounder rifle cannon, mounted. . . . . . . . . . . . 20

Iron 4-pounder rifle cannon, not mounted. . . . . . . . . 9

Iron 6-pounder Parrott rifle, mounted. . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Iron 24-pounder cannot, not mounted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Iron 12-pounder howitzer, mounted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Iron 24-pounder howitzers, mounted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Brass 12-pounder howitzers, mounted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Brass 6-pounder cannon, mounted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Brass 12-pounder rifle cannon, mounted. . . . . . . . . . . 1

Brass 12-pounder smooth-bore cannon, mounted. . . . . 4

6-pounder gun carriages, without guns. . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Caissons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82

A proportionate amount of various other articles enumerated in statement A were issued in the same period. In addition to issue as per Statement A and the issues from the Virginia Military Institute as per Statement B, this department turned over to the Confederate authorities on the 14th of June, 1861, a laboratory, with machines, fixtures, and hands, capable of at once turning out 75,000 rounds of cartridges daily.

[NOVEMBER 18, 1861. -For Governor Harris to Secretary of War, in relation to the numerical designation of Tennessee organizations, see Series I, VOL. LII, Part II, p. 210.

Proceedings of the convention held at Russellville November 19, 19, and 20, 1861.

Pursuant to a call issued by the Southern conference, held in Russellville on the 29th, 30th, and 31st days of October, 1861, the people of Kentucky assembled in convention at Russellville on Monday, November 18, 1861, to take into consideration the unfortunate condition of the State, and devise, if possible, some means of preserving the independence of the Commonwealth and their liberties. The convention assemble in ---- College at 10 a. m. and was called to order by the Hon. H. C. Burnett, of Trigg County, after which a permanent organization was had by the unanimous election of the following officers: President, Henry C. Burnett, of Trigg County; secretary, R. McKee, of Louisville; assistant secretaries, T. L. Burnett, T. R. Bryan; doorkeeper, W. M. Clark, of Logan County; chaplain, Rev. Mr. Thomas, of Logan County.

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