War of the Rebellion: Serial 014 Page 0615 Chapter XXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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[Inclosure.]

Strength of the Virginia Batteries of Artillery in the Right Wing, Army before Richmond, Va.

Batteries. Present. Absent.

Carter's battery, King William 130 34

Artillery.

Nelson's battery, Hanover Artillery. 86 38

Hardaway's battery, Jeff. Davis 110 22

Artillery (Alabama batteries).

Clark's battery, Virginia Artillery. 64 25

Peyton's battery, Orange Artillery. 69 4

Huger's battery, Virginia Artillery. 79 6

Grimes' battery, Virginia Artillery. 98 4

Moseley's battery, Richmond Howitzers 74 30

Turner's battery, Richmond Howitzers. 72 26

Rogers' battery, Loudoun Artillery. 73 1

Stribling's battery, Fauquier 66 23

Artillery.

Dearing's battery, Lynchburg 52 46

Artillery.

Macon's battery, Richmond Fayette 80 52

Artillery.

Anderson's battery, Virginia 70 17

Artillery.

Coke's battery, Virginia Artillery. 50 14

Watson's battery, Virginia Artillery. 57 47

Chapman's battery, Dixie Artillery. 75 6

Total. 1,205 395

Strength of the Virginia forces in the Right Wing, Army before Richmond, Va.

Regiments. Present. Absent.

4th Regiment Heavy Artillery, acting 466 243

as infantry.

26th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 513 257

46th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 330 242

6th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 673 307

12th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 691 245

16th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 516 185

41st Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 564 252

49th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 332 370

9th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 435 138

14th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 449 261

38th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 389 451

53rd Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 468 344

1st Regiment Virginia Volunteers, 100 200

about.

7th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 417 272

8th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 359 177

11th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 414 475

17th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 392 298

18th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 437 333

19th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 451 316

24th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 455 488

28th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 466 291

56th Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 466 290

3rd Regiment Virginia Volunteers. 484 232

5th Battalion Virginia Volunteers. 213 146

Total. 11,380! 6,813

OFFICE OF ORDNANCE AND HYDROGRAPHY, Richmond, Va., June 24, 1862.

General R. E. LEE, Commanding, &c., Hdqrs. near Richmond, Va.:

GENERAL: The railroad-iron plated battery designed by Lieutenant John M. Brooke, C. S. Navy, has been completed. The gun, a rifled and banded 32-pounder of 57 cwt., has been mounted and equipped by Lieutenant R. D. Minor, C. S. Navy, and with 200 rounds of ammunition, including 15-inch solid bolt shot, is now ready to be transferred to the Army.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE MINOR,

Commander, in charge.