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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 25, Part 2 (Chancellorsville)
Page 320 N. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter XXXVII.

posts a Catlettsburg, Ky., Gallipolis, Ohio, Point Pleasant, Va., to inform the military officers of your presence on that part of the river. At Parkersburg you will communicate with the military commandant, and be guided in regard to proceeding farther by the apparent necessity of your presence there. From that point you can communicate with these headquarters by telegraph. If you proceed to Wheeling, you will report there to Governor Peirpoint, or, in his absence, to the adjutant-general of that State, General H. I. Samuels.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. D. COX,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

CINCINNATI,

April 30, 1863.

Governor TOD, Columbus:

a new independent German regiment has been organized in this city for home use, and should it become at any time necessary they will move them, however, till we see some specific point on our border menaced. Have you anything new from Wheeling?

J. D. COX,

Brigadier-General.

Abstract from tri-monthly return of the Army of the Potomac, Major General Joseph Hooker, U. S. Army, commanding, for April 30, 1863.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Enlisted Aggregate.

men.

General and staff. 66 ... 66

Provost-guard. 167 2,491 2,658

Engineer Brigade. 33 774 807

Signal corps. 29 154 183

Guards and orderlies. 16 44 60

Artillery Reserve. 63 1,547 1,610

First Corps. 1,132 15,998 17,130

Second Corps. 1,150 15,686 16,836

Third Corps. 1,127 17,859 18,986

Fifth Corps. 938 14,982 15,920

Sixth Corps. 1,305 22,425 23,730

Eleventh Corps. 702 12,837 13,539

Twelfth Corps. 770 12,685 13,455

Cavalry Corps.+ 620 12,778 13,398

8,118 130,260 138,378

Command. Aggregate Aggregate

present. present and

absent.

General and staff. 67 70

Provost-guard. 3,202 3,757

Engineer Brigade. 950 2,476

Signal corps. 202 209

Guards and orderlies. 64 89

Artillery Reserve. 1,776 1,992

First Corps. 19,595 26,347

Second Corps. 19,051 26,975

Third Corps. 20,795 27,323

Fifth Corps. 18,292 24,342

Sixth Corps. 26,496 32,920

Eleventh Corps. 15,412 19,180

Twelfth Corps. 14,895 18,910

Cavalry Corps.+ 17,193 22,038

157,990 206,628

Present for duty equipped.*

Infantry. Cavalry.

Command. Commissioned Enlisted Commissioned Enlisted

officers men. officers. men.

General and staff. ... ... ... ...

Provost-guard. 117 1,751 3 92

Engineer Brigade. ... ... ... ...

Signal corps. ... ... ... ...

Guards and orderlies. ... ... ... ...

Artillery Reserve. 19 301 ... ...

First Corps. 1,054 14,728 2 63

Second Corps. 1,194 14,713 4 5

Third Corps. 1,077 16,491 ... ...

Fifth Corps. 878 13,989 ... ...

Sixth Corps. 1,245 21,182 4 100

Eleventh Corps. 626 11,544 5 45

Twelfth Corps. 751 12,178 ... ...

Cavalry Corps.+ ... ... 556 10,523

6,961 106,877 574 10,828

Present for duty equipped.*

Artillery.

Command. Commissioned Enlisted Number of

officers. men. guns.

General and staff. ... ... ...

Provost-guard. 7 247 10

Engineer Brigade. ... ... ...

Signal corps. ... ... ...

Guards and orderlies. ... ... ...

Artillery Reserve. 44 1,246 58

First Corps. 34 1,027 52

Second Corps. 30 947 48

Third Corps. 32 1,121 54

Fifth Corps. 27 830 42

Sixth Corps. 33 1,103 54

Eleventh Corps. 26 731 36

Twelfth Corps. 14 507 28

Cavalry Corps.+ 11 451 22

258 8,210 404

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*The instructions printed on the original return require that under this heading should be given "only those who are actually available for the line of battle at the date of the regimental report."

+According to return for April 10, the latest received.

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