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48TH CONGRESS, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. , Ex. Doc. 1,

{pt.2, vol. IT!
2d Session.

ANNUAL REPORT

OF THE

CHIEF OF ENGINEERS,

UNITED STATES ARMY,

TO THE

SECRETARY OF WAR,

FOR

THE YEAR 1884.

IN FOUR PARTS.

PART I.

WASHINGTON:
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.

1884.

CONTENTS.

(Alphabetical Index will be found at the end of each Part.)

PART I.

..xxi

EXTRACT FROM REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR..
OFFICERS OF THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS .....

3

SEA-COAST AND LAKE FRONTIER DEFENSES.

General discussion

4

ESTIMATES OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR 1885-6.....

9 NORTHERN FRONTIER.-Ft. Wayne, Mich., 10; Ft. Porter, N. Y., Ft. Niagara, N.

Y., 11; Ft. Ontario, N. Y., 12; Ft. Montgomery, N. Y., 13. THE PENOBSCOT, ME.-Ft. Knox, 13. THE KENNEBEC, ME.-Ft. Popham, 14; PORTLAND, ME. Ft. Gorges, Ft. Preble, Ft. Scammel, 14; battery on Portland Head, batteries on Cow Id., batteries on Great Hog Id., 15. PortsMOUTH, N. H., AND NAVYYARD AT KITTERY, ME.-Ft. McClary, Ft. Constitution, battery on Gerrish's Id., battery on Jerry's Point, 16. MARBLEHEAD HARBOR, Mass.-Ft. Sewall, 17. BOSTON AND NAVY-YARD AT CHARLESTOWN, Mass.-Ft. Warren, battery at Long ld. Head, 17; Ft. Winthrop, Ft. Independence, 18. PLYMOUTH HARBOR, MASS.-Ft. Andrew, Ft. Standish, 19. NEW BEDFORD, Mass.-Fort at Clark's Point, 19. NARRAGANSETT Bay, R. I.-Ft. Adams, 20; defenses of Dutch Id., 21. New LONDON HARBOR AND NAVY-YARD, Conn.-Ft. Trumbull, 21; ft. Griswold, 22. New Haven, Conx.-Ft. Hale, 22. NEW YORK AND NAVY-YARD AT BROOKLYN.-Ft. Schuyler, 22; fort at Willets Point, 23; defenses of Governor's Id., 24; sea-wall on Governor's Id., Ft. Wood, Ft. Hamilton and additional batteries, 25; mortar battery Ft. Hamilton, Ft. Lafayette, Ft. Wadsworth, 26; fort on site of Ft. Tompkins, 27; Glacis Gun Battery (n. of site of Ft. Tompkins), Glacis Mortar Battery (s. of site of fort on Ft. Tompkins), Battery Hudson, 28; South Mortar Battery, North Cliff Battery, 29, South Cliff Battery, Two-gun Battery near site of fort on Ft. Tompkins, fort at Sandy Hook, 30. PHILADELPHIA AND LEAGUE ISLAND Navy-YARD.-Ft. Mifflin, 31; mortar battery at Ft. Mifflin, site for defenses at Red Bank, 32; Ft. Delaware, battery at Finn's Point, 33; mortar battery at Finn's Point, fort opposite Ft. Delaware, mortar battery opposite Ft. Delaware, 34. BALTIMORE, Mo.-Ft. McHenry, 35; Ft. Carroll, 36. WASHINGTON, D. C.-Ft. Foote, 36; Ft. Washington, obstructions of the Potomac, 37. HAMPTON ROADS AND GOSPORT NAVY-YAKD, VA.-Ft. Monroe, 37; artesian well at Ft. Monroe, Ft. Wool, 39. BEAUFORT HARBOR, N. C.-Ft. Macon, 40. WILMINGTON, N. C.-Ft. Caswell, 41. CHARLESTON, S. C.-Ft. Moultrie, 41; Ft. Sumter, Ft. Johnson, 42; Castle Pinckney, 43. SAVANNAH, GA.-Ft. Oglethorpe, Ft. Pulaski, 43; new fort on Tybee Id., 44. CUMBERLAND SOUND.Ft. Clinch. 44. SAINT AUGUSTINE, FLA.-Ft. Marion, 45. KEY WEST, FLA.Ft. Taylor and batteries, 45. Harbor OF DRY TORTUGAS, FLA.-Ft. Jefferson, 46. PENSACOLA HÁRBOR AND NAVY-YARD, FLA.-Ft. Pickens, 46; Ft. Barrancas and redoubt, Ft. McRee, 47. MOBILE, ALA.-Ft. Morgan, Ft. Gaines, 48. MISSISSIPPI SOUND.-Fort on Ship Id., 48. NEW ORLEANS, LA.Ft. Pike, Ft. Macomb, Tower Dupré, 49; Battery Bienvenue, tower at Proctorsville, Ft. Jackson, 50; Ft. St. Philip, Ft. Livingston, 51. GALVESTON, TEXAS.Batteries at the entrance to the barbor of Galveston, 52. SAN DIEGO HARBOR, CALIFORNIA.--Fort at San Diego, 52. SAN FRANCISCO, Navy-YARD AT MARE ISLAND AND ARSENAL AT BENICIA, CAL.-Ft. Winfield Scott, 52: fort at Lime Point, 53; fort on Alcatraz Id., Ft. Masov), batteries on Angel Id., 54. DEFENSES OF THE COLUMBIA, OREG., AND WASH.-Ft. Stevens, Ft. Canby, 55.

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THE BOARD OF ENGINEERS. Officers constituting Board; Coast defenses, 55; RECAPITULATION, 57; Esti

MATES, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, 58; Baltimore, 59; Torpedo defense, 59; SUMMARY OF OPERATIONS, 61; estimates for heavy guns and emplacements, 62; estimates for gun emplacements, excluding armor, guns, and machinery, 63.

BOARD OF ENGINEERS FOR THE PACIFIC COAST.

Officers constituting the board.......

64 BATTALION OF ENGINEERS AND ENGINEER SCHOOL OF APPLICATION.

65 ENGINEER POST AND DEPOT OF WILLETS POINT, NEW YORK HARBOR...

65

RIVER AND HARBOR IMPROVEMENTS.

GENERAL STATEMENT

66

ATLANTIC COAST.

IN CHARGE OF COL. C. E. BLUNT, CORPS OF ENGINEERS-
Lubec Channel, Me., 67; Moos-a-bec Bar, Me., 68; Belfast Harbor, Me., Rock-

land Harbor, Me., 69; Cathance River, Me., Royal River, Me., Portland Harbor, Me., 70; Kennebunk River, Me., Portsmouth Harbor, N. H., 71; Cocheco River, N. H., Lamproy River, N. H., 72; examinations and surveys, 73.

IN CHARGE OF MAJ. CHARLES W. RAYMOND, CORPS OF ENGINEERS— Newburyport Harbor, Mass., 73; Merrimac River, Mass., 74; Scituate Harbor,

Mass., Boston Harbor, Mass., 75; Plymouth Harbor, Mass., 76; Provincetown Harbor, Mass., Lynn Harbor, Mass., 77; Malden River, Mass., removal of

sunken vessel obstructing navigation, 78; examinations and surveys, 78. IN CHARGE OF LIEUT. COL. GEORGE H. ELLIOT, CORPS OF ENGINEERS— Hyannis Harbor, Mass., Nantucket Harbor, Mass., 79; Wood's Holl, Mass., 81;

Wareham Harbor, Mass., 82; Taunton River, Mass., 83; Pawtucket River, R. I., 84; Providence River and Narragansett Bay, R. I., 85; Newport Harbor, R. I., 87; Block Island Harbor, 88; Little Narragansett Bay, R. I. and Conn., 89; Stonington Harbor, Conn., 90; examinations and surveys, 91,

IN CHARGE OF LIEUT. COL. WALTER MCFARLAND, CORPS OF ENGINEERS— Thames River, Conn., New London Harbor, Conn., 92; Connecticut River, Mass.

and Conn., 93; Clinton Harbor, Conn., New Haven Harbor, Conn., 94; Breakwater at New Haven, Conn., Milford' Harbor, Conn., 95; Housatonic River, Conn., 96; Bridgeport Harbor, Conn., Southport Harbor, Conn., Norwalk Harbor, Conn., 97; Mamaroneck Harbor, N. Y., Port Jefferson Harbor, N. Y., 98; Greenport Harbor, N. Y., 99; examinations and surveys, 99.

IN CHARGE OF BRIG. GEN. JOHN NEWTON, CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, Byt. MAJ.

Gen., U. S. A.-
Removing obstructions in East River and Hell Gate, New York, 100.

IN CHARGE OE CAPT. JAMES MERCUR, CORPS OF ENGINEERS-
Hudson River, N. Y., 101; Rondout Harbor, N. Y., Buttermilk Channel, N. Y.,

102; Harlem River, N. Y., Gowanus Bay, N. Y., 103; Echo Harbor, New Rochelle, N. Y., 104; harbor at New Rochelle, N. Y., Port Chester Harbor, N. Y., 105; examinations and surveys, 105.

IN CHARGE OF MAJ. GEORGE L. GILLESPIE, CORPS OF ENGINEERS, Bvt. LIEUT.

COL., U. S. A.Flushing Bay, N. Y., 106; Newtown Creek, N. Y., East Chester Creek, N. Y., 107;

Canarsie Bay, N. Y., 108; Sheepshead Bay, N. Y., 109; Sumpawanus Inlet, N. Y., Cheesequakes Creek, N.J., 110; Passaic River above Newark, N.J., 111; Passaic River from Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge to its mouth, N.J., 112; Channel between Staten Island and New Jersey, 113; Shrewsbury River, N. J., 114; Rahway River, N.J., Elizabeth River, N. J., 115; Woodbridge Creek, N.J., Manasquan River, N.J., 116; Raritan Bay, N.J., 117; Raritan River, N.J., 118; Mattawan Creek, N. J., 119; Keyport Harbor, N.J., South River, N. J., 120; removal of sunken vessels obstructing or endangering navigation, 121; examinations and surveys, 122.

IN CHARGE OF MAJ. W. H. HEUER, CORPS OF ENGINEERS-
Delaware River, between Trenton, N. J., and Bridesburg, Pa., 122; Delaware

River, below Bridesburg, Pa., 123; Delaware River, at Schooner Ledge, Delaware River, near Cherry Island Flats, 126; Frankford Creek, Pa., Schuylkill River, Pa., 127 ; Ice Harbor at Marcus Hook, Pa., Ice Harbor at Chester, Pa., Ice Harbor at New Castle, Del., 128; Ice Harbor at Reedy Island, Del., 129; Wilmington Harbor, Del., Broadkiln River, Del., 130; Mispillion Creek, Del., Duck Creek, Del., 131; Cohansey Creek, N.J., Salem River, N.J., 132; Rancocas River, N. J., Saint Jones River, Del., 133; Maurice River, N. J., Mantua Creek, N.J., 134; Woodbury Creek, N. J., Raccoon River, N.J., Indian River, Del., 135; north branch of Susquehanna River, Pa., 136; construction of iron pier in Delaware Bay, near Lewes, Del., Delaware Breakwater Harbor, Del., removal of wrecks from Delaware Bay and River, 137; removing sunken vessels obstructing or endangering navigation; Port Warden's Lines, Philadelphia, Pa., 138; examinations and surveys, 138.

IN CHARGE OF LIEUT. COL. WILLIAM P. CRAIGHILL, CORPS OF ENGINEERSSusquehanna River, near Havre de Grace, Md., 139; Elk River, Md., 140; Cor

sica Creek, Md., Chester River, at Kent Island Narrows, Ma., Chester River, Md., from Spry's Landing to Crumpton, 141; improving channel to Baltimore, Ma., 142; Harbor of Annapolis, Md., 143; Choptank River, between Denton and Greensborough, Md., harbor of Cambridge, Md., 144; Upper Thoroughfare, between Deil's Island and the mainland, Broad Creek, Del., from the mouth to Laurel, Wicomico River, Md., 145; James River, Va., 146; Appomattox River, Va., 147; Shenandoah River, W. Va., 148; New River, from the mouth of Wilson, in Grayson County, Va., to mouth of Greenbrier River, W. Va., Great Kanawha River, W. Va., 149, Elk River, W. Va., Cape Fear River, N. C., 150; removing sunken vessels obstructing or endangering navigation, 151; examinations and surveys, 151.

IN CHARGE OF MAJ. PETER C. HAINS, CORPS OF ENGINEERS, Bvt. LIEUT,

COL., U. S. A.Harbors at Washington and Georgetown, D. C., 151; Potomac River in the

vicinity of Washington, D. C., 152.

IN CHARGE OF MR. S. T. ABERT, U. S. CIVIL ENGINEER-
Channel at Mount Vernon, Va., 154; Neabsco Creek, Va., Breton Bay, Leonard-
town, Md., Nomini Creek, Va., 155; harbor at entrance of Saint Jerome's
Creek, Ma., Rappahannock River, Va., 156; Totusky River, Va., 157; Urbana
Creek, Va., Mattaponi River, Va., Pamunkey River, Va., 158; York River,
Va., Chickahominy River, Va., 159; Staunton River, Va., 160; Dan River,
between Madison, N.C., and Danville, Va., Roanoke River, N. C., 161; French
Broad River, N.C., 162; examinations and surveys, 163.

IN CHARGE OF Capt. F. A. HINMAN, CORPS OF ENGINEERS-
Harbor at Norfolk, Va., 163; improving approach to Norfolk Harbor and the

United States navy-yard, between Lambert's Point and Fort Norfolk, 164;
Archer's Hope River, Va., Blackwater River, Va., Nottaway River, Va., 165 ;
North Landing River, Va. and N. C., Meherrin River, N. C., 166; Currituck
Sound, Coanjok Bay, North River Bar, N. C., Scuppernong River, N. C.,
167; Edenton Bay, N. C., Pamplico and Tar rivers, N. C., 168; Neusé River,

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