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[Indorsements.]

JANUARY 1, 1864.

ENGINEER BUREAU:

Have you the pontoons at command? If so, they should be sent without delay, as requested.

J. A. SEDDON.

ENGINEER BUREAU,

January 5, 1864.

Pontoons promptly sent.

This letter respectfully returned to honorable Secretary of War.

ALFRED L. RIVES,

Lieutenant-Colonel, and Acting Chief of Bureau.

Abstract from return of the Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, for the month of December, 1863.

Present for duty.

Aggreg Pieces

Office Effect Aggreg ate pr of ar-

Command. rs. Men. ive to ate pr esent tille-

tal. esent. and ry.

absent

General

headquarters 32 270 270 409 644

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a.

Second Army

Corps:

Headquarters. 10

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10 21

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Early's 450 4,675 4,675 6,225 10,768

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division.

Johnson's 421 4,553 4,553 5,651 10,646

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division.

Rodes' 546 6,312 6,312 8,201 14,102

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division.

Total. 1,427 15,540 15,540 20,087 35,537

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Third Army

Corps:

Headquarters. 11

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11 18

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Anderson's 497 6,139 6,139 7,592 12,409

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division.

Heth's 326 4,331 4,331 5,332 8,271

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division b.

Wilcox's 429 4,998 4,998 6,241 9,156

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division c.

Total. 1,263 5,468 15,468 19,176 29,854

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Cavalry

Corps:

Headquarters. 13

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13 17

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Hampton's 306 3,927 3,927 4,953 9,354

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division.

Fitz. Lee's 272 3,623 3,623 4,461 7,881

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division.

Total. 591 7,550 7,550 9,427 17,252

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Artillery

Corps:

First Army 18 382 382 439 563 13

Corps.

Second Army 65 1,294 1,294 1,559 2,268 62

Corps d.

Third Army 117 2,096 2,096 2,483 3,352 78

Corps.

Cavalry Corps 17 366 366 415 585 19

Total. 217 4,138 4,138 4,896 6,768 172

Maryland Line 39 592 592 720 1,198 3

e.

Grand total f 3,569 43,558 43,558 54,715 91,253 175

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aIncluding provost guard, scouts, guides, and couriers.

bWalker's brigade detached.

cThomas' brigade detached.

dNelson's battalion not reported.

eAlso reported in Department of Richmond.

fThe Valley District not reported.

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