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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 29, Part 2 (Bristoe, Mine Run)
Page 764 OPERATIONS IN N. C., VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter XLI.

In the meantime, he is still retained in service, securing stores and machinery of steamer Phantom.

J. GORGAS,

Chief of Ordnance.


HDQRS. DEPT. OF WESTERN VA. AND EAST TENN.,
Crter's Depot, Tenn., September 30, 1863.

His Excellency President DAVIS, Richmond:

I have ordered General Ransom forward with a sufficient force, I think, to drove the enemy's rear guard beyond Greensville, and if practicable beyond Bull's Gap. I shall return to Dublin, as accounts I have from the Kanawha I think make it desirable. I have heard nothing from General Bragg.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

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

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Effective

total.

General headquarters 12 ... ...

Second Army Corps 1,599 16,638 16,638

(Ewell)

Third Army Corps (A. 1,224 15,073 15,068

P. Hill)

Cooke's brigade 150 2,150 2,150

Cavalry Corps 490 6,744 6,744

(Stuart) a

Artillery 225 3,762 3,762

(Pendleton) b

Total 3,700 44,367 44,362

Command. Aggregate Aggregate Pieces of

present. present and artillery.

absent.

General headquarters 12 13 ...

Second Army Corps 20,974 39,190 ...

(Ewell)

Third Army Corps (A. 18,814 31,926 ...

P. Hill)

Cooke's brigade 2,605 3,260 4

Cavalry Corps 8,376 14,797 16

(Stuart) a

Artillery 4,440 5,978 154

(Pendleton) b

Total 55,221 95,164 174

a Baker's brigade of Hampton's division not reported. Of the effective total, 904 men are reported as dismounted.

b Haskell's battalion not reported.

Abstract return of the Department of Richmond, Major General Arnold Elzey, C. S. Army, commanding, September 30, 1863.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Effective

total

present.

General headquarters 11 ... ...

Hunton's command a 110 1,238 1,238

Terry's command b 88 1,080 1,047

40th Virginia Cavalry 11 259 284

Battalion

Chaffin's Bluff 20 262 327

Drewry's Bluff 17 250 375

Richmond defenses 78 1,493 1,630

Total 335 4,582 4,928

Command. Aggregate Aggregate Pieces of

present. present and field

absent. artillery.

General headquarters 11 11 ...

Hunton's command a 1,719 3,256 10

Terry's command b 1,402 3,224 ...

40th Virginia Cavalry 331 574 ...

Battalion

Chaffin's Bluff 405 505 18

Drewry's Bluff 453 498 12

Richmond defenses 1,879 2,179 ...

Total 6,200 10,247 40

a Hunton's brigade and attached cavalry and artillery, at Chaffin's Farm. See p. 765.

b Kemper's brigade and attached artillery, at Hanover Junction. Pieces of artillery not reported. See p. 765.


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