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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 42, Part 2 (Richmond-Fort Fisher)
Page 1245 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

Abstract from return of the First Military District, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia, &c.,-Continued.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Effective Aggregate

total present.

present.

Detachment 3 84 90 103

343th

Virginia

Infantry

Detachment 4 89 104 109

10th North

Carolina

Artillery.

Total 7 173 194 212

heavy

artillery

Signal 6 141 148 156

corps

Grand 159 2,149 2,342 2,648

total

Prisoners of war.

Command. Aggregate Pieces of Officers. Men.

present and field

absent. artillery.

Detachment 125 ........... .......... 2

343th

Virginia

Infantry

Detachment 117 ........... ........... ..........

10th North

Carolina

Artillery.

Total 242 ........... ........... 2

heavy

artillery

Signal 239 ........... 1 21

corps

Grand 4,581 5 12 103

total

Extract from morning report of Poague's artillery battalion, September 10, 1864.

Present.

Battery Officers Non-commissioned Enlisted men. Sick. Total. Absent

officers sick.

Richards' 2 6 45 19 77 19

battery

Johnston' 2 4 29 35 74 27

battery

Williams' 1 9 44 18 84 17

battery

Utterback's 2 10 28 9 55 20

battery

Penick's 3 8 37 30 78 14

battery

Total 10 37 183 111 368 97

PETERSBURG, September 11, 1864.

General G. T. BEAUREGARD,

Wilmington:

About 2 a. m. yesterday enemy broke this line in front of Hill's corps. It was soon restored. Slight casualties in Hoke's and Johnson's [divisions]. Three killed and 16 wounded.

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assisting Adjutant-General.


HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA, September 12, 1864.

Honorable SECRETARY OF WAR,

Richmond:

SIR: I have the honor to report that General Kemper, in a recent letter as to the available strength of the reserve force of Virginia, mentions that numerous details are being made from that class of clerks, guards, agents, employes, and laborers in the quartermaster's, commissary of subsistence, and ordnance departments. If these details relieve able-bodied men for field service, I think the substitution very


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