Annual Reports of the War Department, Part 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1893
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Contents

IN THE CHARge of Capt THOMAS L CASEY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
107
Delaware River N J and Pa 119 harbor between Philadelphia Pa and Camden
126
Wilmington Harbor Del 129 ice harbor at New Castle Del 130 Appoquinimink
143
IN THE CHARGE of Maj CharLES E L B DAVIS CORPS OF ENGINEERS 13
148
Potomac River and Anacostia River at Washington D C 148 Occoquan Creek
157
IN THE CHARGE OF CAPT Frederic V Abbot Corps of ENGINEERS
184
APPENDIX
191
St Johns River Fla 199 Upper St Johns River Fla 200 Volusia Bar Fla 201
201
IN THE CHARGE OF CAPT PHILLIP M PRICE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
215
APPENDIX B Annual report of Mr S Waters Fox division engineer Omaha Divi
228
Mobile Harbor Ala 228 Black Warrior River Ala from Tuscaloosa to Daniels Creek
229
EXAMINATIONS Mississippi Sound 1783 Back Bay Biloxi Miss 1784 mouth
238
EXAMINATIONS Homochitto River Miss 1839 harbor of refuge on Lake Pont
251
IN THE CHARGE OF CAPT JOHN MILLIS CORPS OF ENGINEERS
252
IMPROVEMENTS Entrance to Galveston Harbor Tex 1861 Ship Channel in Gal
257
IN THE CHARGE OF CAPT J H WILLARD CORPS OF ENGINEERS
258
Red River La and Ark 258 Red River above Fulton Ark 260 Ouachita
271
Removing obstructions in Arkansas River improving Arkansas River 272 Fourche
279
EXAMINATIONS Saline River Ark 2122 Fourche Le Fevre River Ark 2125 Cur
280
IN THE CHARGE OF MAJ A MACKENZIE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
285
IMPROVEMENTS Mississippi River above Falls of St Anthony Minn 2261 reser
294
IN THE CHARGE OF CAPT HARRY F HODGES Corps of EnginEERS
296
IN THE CHARGE OF CAPT JOHN Biddle Corps of Engineers
307
Ohio River 310 operating snag boat on Ohio River operating and care of Davis
314
IN THE CHARGE OF LIEUT COL G J LYDECKER CORPS OF ENGINEERS
320
APPENDIX H
326
Great Kanawha River W Va 324 operating and care of locks and dams on Great
328
PART IV
334
IN THE CHARGE OF MAJ CLINTON B SEARS CORPS OF ENGINEERS
343
IN THE CHARGE of Capt W L MARSHALL Corps of EnginEERS
359
IMPROVEMENTS Chicago Harbor Ill 2791 Calumet Harbor Ill 2810 Calumet
363
IN THE CHARGE of Maj WILLIAM LUDLOW Corps of ENGINEERS
366
IMPROVEMENTS Michigan City Harbor Ind 2858 St Joseph Harbor Mich 2864
377
Michigan City Harbor Ind 366 St Joseph Harbor Mich 368 St Joseph River
388
IMPROVEMENTS Ship channel connecting the waters of the Great Lakes between
389
IN THE CHARGE OF LIEUT COL JARED A SMITH CORPS OF ENGINEERS
395
Erie Harbor Pa 404 Presque Isle Peninsula Erie Harbor Pa Dunkirk Harbor
409
IMPROVEMENTS Shoals between Sister Islands and Crossover Light St Lawrence
415
IN THE CHARGE of Capt SMITH S LEACH COrps of EngineERS
419
APPENDIX T
421
Shaws Cove New London Harbor Conn Bridgeport Harbor Conn New York Har
463
Natchitoches La 13 trestle and bridges of the Mobile and Dauphin Island Rail
465
OCCUPANCY OF AND INJURY TO PUBLIC WORKS BY CORPORATIONS
475
IN THE CHARge of Col George H ELLIOT CORPS OF ENGINEERS
478
SURVEYS 481 correcting engraved plates printing and issuing of charts 483 Sur
486
EXAMINATIONS Hamburg Bay on Mississippi River Calhoun County Ill 2248
498
EXAMINATION James River S Dak 2321
504
Report of Capt John Millis Corps of Engineers on operations in
509
IMPROVEMENTS Wilmington Harbor Del 1194 ice harbor at New Castle Del
515
LAWS AFFECTING THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS FIFTYSECOND CONGRESS
519
APPENDIX I
598
PROTECTION of the site of Fort Niagara N Y
625
HARBOR LINES St Marys River at Sault Ste Marie Mich 3037 Detroit Mich
627
APPENDIX No 6
634
POST OF WILLETS POINT NEW YORKU S ENGINEER SCHOOL
646
study and instruction for winter season December 1892 to May 1893 662 C pro
665
IMPROVEMENTS St Croix River Me 670 Lubec Channel Me 671 Moosabec Bar
708
EXAMINATIONS Channel near Hardys Point below Pembroke Me 722 South
725
APPENDIX
738
IMPROVEMENTS Newburyport Harbor Mass 739 Merrimac River Mass 742
742
774 Scituate Harbor Mass 776 Plymouth Harbor Mass 778 Kingston Har
774
EXAMINATIONS Gloucester Harbor Mass 787 Vincent Cove Gloucester Harbor
800
APPENDIX C
802
IMPROVEMENTS Harbor of refuge at Hyannis Mass 804 harbor of refuge at Nan
809
EXAMINATIONS Woods Holl Mass 860 Tarpaulin Cove Naushon Island Mass
868
REPORT OF LIEUT COL HENRY M ROBERT CORPS OF ENGINEERS
896
IMPROVEMENTS Mystic River Conn 898 Thames River Conn 901 Connecticut
914
950 Five Mile River Harbor Conn 952 Stamford Harbor Conn 954 Harbor
950
EXAMINATIONS Wesport Harbor Conn 990 Norwalk Harbor Conn 991 Ber
996
APPENDIX
1005
IMPROVEMENTS Hudson River N Y 1006 harbor at Saugerties N Y 1019
1019
IMPROVEMENTS Patapsco River and channel to Baltimore Md 1243 channel
1076
EXAMINATIONS Fort Pond Bay N Y 1077 channel west of Robbins Reef Light
1083
APPENDIX
1099
IMPROVEMENTS Sumpawanus Inlet N Y 1100 Canarsie Bay N Y 1101 Sheeps
1120
EXAMINATIONS Green Bay Wis from lighthouse to first bridge on Fox River
EXAMINATIONS Barnegat Inlet N J 1185 Dennis Creek N J 1187 Cooper
EXAMINATIONS Ohio River between Livingston Point and Tennessee Island 2404
IMPROVEMENTS Potomac River and Anacostia River at Washington D C 1265
EXAMINATION Savannah River Ga between Spirit Island and crossing of Charles

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Page 554 - War ; and in case of any litigation arising from any obstruction or alleged obstruction to navigation created by the construction of any bridge under this Act.
Page 523 - ... at all stages, and the soundings, accurately showing the bed of the stream, the location of any other bridge or bridges, and shall furnish such other information as may be required for a full and satisfactory understanding of the subject; and until the said plan and location of the bridge are approved by the...
Page 565 - ... shall be made and all such obstructions be removed at the expense of the owner or owners of said bridge. And in case of any litigation arising from any obstruction or alleged obstruction to the free navigation of said river...
Page 579 - ... as will effectually obviate such obstruction; and all such alterations shall be made and all such obstructions be removed at the expense of the owner or owners of said bridge. And in case of any litigation arising from any obstruction or alleged obstruction to the...
Page 523 - ... security of navigation of said river as the Secretary of War shall prescribe; and, to secure that object, the said company or corporation shall submit to the Secretary of War, for his examination and approval, a design and drawings of the bridge, and a map of the location, giving...
Page 519 - That any bridge constructed under this Act and according to its limitations shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post route, upon which also no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and the munitions of war of the United States, than the rate per mile paid for their transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge; and the United States shall have the right of way for postal telegraph purposes...
Page 578 - Tuat апУ bridge built under the provisions of routę. ' this act and subject to its limitations shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post route, upon which also no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and the munitions of war of the United States, or passengers or freight passing over the said bridge, than the rate per mile paid for the transportation over the railroad or public highways leading to the said bridge...
Page 516 - War, for his examination and approval, a design and drawings of the bridge, and a map of the location, giving, for the space of one mile above and one mile below...
Page 523 - ... between them shall be decided by the Secretary of War, upon a hearing of the allegations and proofs of the parties...
Page 581 - Mansion, eighteen thousand dollars, to be expended by contract or otherwise, as the President may determine. For fuel for the Executive Mansion, greenhouses, and stable, three thousand dollars.

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