Annual Reports of the War Department, Part 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1876
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Page 29 - No appropriation asked for next fiscal year. Batteries on Angel Island, San Francisco Harbor, California, in charge of Lieut. Col. CS Stewart, Corps of Engineers. — These three temporary earthworks, constructed during the late war, are essentially unserviceable. The platforms are decayed, and most of the carriages have been condemned.
Page 147 - ... and no bridge shall be commenced or built under this act until the location thereof and the plans and specifications for its construction shall have been submitted to and approved by the iSecretary of War; and any change...
Page 147 - And in case of any litigation arising from any obstruction or alleged obstruction to the free navigation of said river...
Page 23 - Pulaski, mouth of Savannah River, Georgia, in charge of Lieut. Col. QA Gillmore, Corps of Engineers. — This is the principal work for the defense of Savannah on the outer line of the system.
Page 16 - Corps of Engineers. — One of the great objects of this work is to prevent the occupation of the lower bay as an anchorage by an enemy's fleets.
Page 43 - Sea-wall on Point Allerton. — This wall was completed in May, 1874, together with a riprap apron-work for the protection of its foundation. Its total length is 1,202 feet. It is now in excellent condition in every respect, and fully answers the purpose intended.
Page 494 - The original project, as modified in 1883, provides for the excavation by dredging of a channel 100 feet wide and 12 feet deep at mean low water from the deep water above Red Bridge to the...
Page 143 - Proviso, locks, the Secretary of War shall take possession of and use the said lands, after having purchased the same, or, in case the said lands cannot be purchased for a reasonable price, then after having paid for the same, or secured the value thereof, which value may be ascertained in the mode provided by the laws of Oregon for the condemnation of lauds for public uses in that State.
Page 131 - ... approaches thereto, under and upon such terms and conditions as shall be prescribed by the Secretary of War, upon hearing the allegations and proofs of the parties, in case they shall not agree.
Page 433 - During the last week of May and the first week of June...