Memphis & Charleston Cars

June 30, 1861

20 Box cars purchased from the Mississippi Central Railroad.

18 Box and 41 platform cars built by the company for its own use.

October 28, 1861

The President reported that the Government had requisitioned 25 freight cars, to be paid for at their current value.

March 29, 1862
Number Type Condition
32 Passenger (First Class) Good
20 Baggage Good
324 Box Large number of cars on other roads, exact number not known
289 Platform
25 Stock
14 Road Hand  
36 Gravel Good
26 Gravel Unfit
766 TOTAL  
1863

Leased 60 cars (1 Passenger, 31 Box, 16 Platform, 6 Stock, and 6 unknown) to the Atlantic & Gulf RR in October.

Number Type Condition
30 Passenger (First Class)  
9 Passenger (Second Class)  
2 Branch Road Passenger  
11 Baggage  
2 Baggage & Pay  
314 Box Freight  
254 Platform Freight  
25 Stock  
41 Gravel  
74 Road & Hand  
762 TOTAL   
March 29, 1862
32 Passenger (First Class)  
20 Baggage  
324 Box Freight  
289 Platform Freight  
25 Stock Freight  
76 Road Hand  
36 Gravel  
802 TOTAL  
1864
Rented 7 box and 5 platform cars to Nitre & Mining Bureau, November 7.

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