War of the Rebellion: Serial 060 Page 1191 Chapter XLV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -CONFEDERATE.

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Abstract from field return of the Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, February 20, 1864; headquarters Orange Court-House, Va.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate Aggregate

present. preset

and

absent.

Second Army

Corps, Lieutenant

General R. S.

Ewell:

Staff. 15 . . . 15 20

Early's division 309 3,809 4,830 9,336

a.

Johnson's 409 4,239 5,427 10,364

division.

Rodes' division 479 5,799 7,588 13,431

b.

Total. 1,212 13,847 17,860 33,151

Third Army Corps,

Lieutenant

General A. P.

Hill:

Staff. 15 . . . 15 18

Anderson's 461 5,652 6,987 12,194

division.

Hetch's division 284 4,455 5,305 8,248

c.

Wilcox's division 363 4,982 6,117 9,167

d.

Total. 1,123 15,089 18,424 29,627

Cavalry Corps,

Major General

J. E. B.

Stuart:

Staff. 13 . . . 13 15

Hampton's 245 3,302 1,135 7,666

division.

Lee's division e. 73 992 1,115 5,658

Total. 331 4,294 5,263 13,339

Artillery,

Brigadier

General W. N.

Pendleton:

First Army Corps. 17 339 394 580

Second Army 80 1,368 1,699 2,599

Corps.

Third Army Corps. 101 2,010 2,402 3,360

Cavalry Corps. 16 346 398 598

Total. 214 4,063 4,893 7,137

Unattached

commands:

Valley District . . . . . . . . . . . .

f.

Maryland Line. 52 715 872 1,306

Provost guard. 20 236 331 539

Battalion scouts, 11 188 228 381

guides, and

couriers.

Total. 83 1,139 1,431 2,226

Grand total. 2,963 38,432 47,871 85,480

a Hoke's brigade not reported.

b Twenty-first Georgia and Forty-third North Carolina detached; not reported.

c Walker's and Archer's brigades detached.

d Thomas' brigade detached.

e Lee's brigade not reported; Lomax's brigade all absent; total, Lee's division, consists of Second and parts of First and Fourth Virginia Cavalry; remainder absent, recruiting.

f Not reported.

SPECIAL ORDERS, ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 43.

Richmond, February 20, 1864.

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XXXI. Four companies (A, B, C, and D) of the Twentieth Georgia Battalion of Cavalry will proceed, under the command of the lieutenant-colonel commanding the battalion, to the Army of Northern Virginia, and report to General R. E. Lee. The remaining two companies (E and F) of this battalion will remain as at present, in the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, under the command of the major.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JNO. WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.