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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 4, vol 3, Part 1 (Blockade Runners)
Page 1101 CONFEDERATE AUTHORITIES.

In order to render the report as accurate as the imperfect agencies allowed to the enrolling service will admit, it has been delayed till the present time to obtain the latest information from the commandants of the various States, furnished by their monthly consolidated returns.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JNO. S. PRESTON,

Brigadier-General and Superintendent.

A. - Number of conscripts enrolled and assigned to the Army from camps of instruction since the act of Congress, April 16, 1862.

State. Number. Remarks.

Virginia 13,933

North Carolina 21,348

South Carolina 9,120

Georgia 8,992

Alabama 14,875 Exclusive of the ope-

rations of General

Pillow.

Mississippi 8,061 Do.

Florida 362 Suspended and under

General Cobb till

January, 1863.

East Louisiana 81 From September report,

commenced in August,

1864.

East Tennessee 5,220

Total 81,993

B. - Approximate estimate of men who have joined the Army since April, 1862, without passing through camps of instruction.

State. Number. Remarks.

Virginia 15,000

North Carolina 8,000

South Carolina 6,800 This is merely an app-

roximate estimate, and

the exact number can

only be obtained from

the Adjutant and Ins-

pector General's Offi-

ce. This numbre is

reg-arded as being too

small.

Georgia 26,400

Alabama 10,060

Mississippi 3,032

Florida 2,000

East Louisiana 500

East Tennessee 500

Total *76,206

C. - Assignments under section 8 of the act of Congress of February 17, 1864.

Virginia. North South

Carolina. Carolina.

Conscription 696 66 308

service

Quartermaster's 725 334 168

Department

Commissary 154 38 94

Department

Ordnance 56 16 18

Department

Engineer 9 7 9

Department

Navy Department 6 1 10

Post-Office 25 . . . 4

Department

Medical Department 578 52 64

Treasury 74 2 14

Department

Niter and Mining 8 43 3

Department

Provost guard 109 46 103

Post guard 44 20 222

Camp guard 2 7 73

Hospital guard 33 73 . . .

Bridge guard . . . . . . . . .

Similar guard 271 11 38

Total 2,790 716 1,128

Continuation:

Georgia. Alabama. Mississippi.

Conscription 137 144 164

service

Quartermaster's 159 271 208

Department

Commissary 65 100 254

Department

Ordnance 75 46 12

Department

Engineer 7 9 . . .

Department

Navy Department 3 6 . . .

Post-Office . . . . . . 1

Department

Medical Department 290 67 31

Treasury . . . . . . 1

Department

Niter and Mining . . . 6 1

Department

Provost guard 163 86 126

Post guard 8 . . . 17

Camp guard 53 189 . . .

Hospital guard . . . 40 50

Bridge guard 2 . . . . . .

Similar guard 2 82 . . .

Total 964 1,046 865

Continuation:

Florida. East East Lo- Total.

Tennessee uisiana.

Conscription 42 11 40 1,608

service

Quartermaster's 16 20 . . . 1,901

Department

Commissary 10 18 . . . 733

Department

Ordnance 1 . . . . . . 224

Department

Engineer . . . . . . . . . 41

Department

Navy Department . . . . . . . . . 26

Post-Office . . . 19 . . . 49

Department

Medical Department . . . 1 . . . 1,083

Treasury 6 . . . . . . 97

Department

Niter and Mining . . . 1 . . . 62

Department

Provost guard . . . . . . . . . 633

Post guard 7 . . . . . . 318

Camp guard 11 19 . . . 354

Hospital guard 2 . . . . . . 198

Bridge guard . . . . . . . . . 2

Similar guard . . . . . . . . . 404

Total 95 89 40 7,733

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* So in copy; but factors only produce the sum of 72,292.

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Page 1101 CONFEDERATE AUTHORITIES.
OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 4, vol 3, Part 1 (Blockade Runners)
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