War of the Rebellion: Serial 009 Page 0424 OPERATIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA. Chapter XX.

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to say that I am not in a condition to spare any troops, but am using every means in my power to organize additional force for service in the department.

I am, &c.,

R. E. LEE,

General, Commanding.

Abstract from return of District of the Cape Fear, commanded by Brigadier General Joseph R. Anderson, for January, 1862.

Present for duty

Troops Officer Men Total Aggregate

enlisted present and

present absent

Wilmington N. C. 45 677 943 1,042

Camp Grant 4 69 78 84

Camp Davis 4 64 76 102

Camp Heath 4 77 85 91

Camp Wyatt 43 637 746 891

Fort Fisher 15 323 310 356

Zeeke's Island 2 73 91 99

Fort Johnston 41 593 711 794

Fort Caswell 14 217 312 348

Camp Hopkins 4 70 74 79

Swansborough 3 64 75 102

Huggins' Island 4 64 64 68

Total 183 2,837 3,565 4,056

Pieces of artillery

Troops Heavy Field

Wilmington N. C. ....... .......

Camp Grant ....... .......

Camp Davis ....... 6

Camp Heath ....... ........

Camp Wyatt ....... ........

Fort Fisher 25 4

Zeeke's Island 3 ........

Fort Johnston ....... ........

Fort Caswell 34 1

Camp Hopkins ....... .......

Swansborough ....... .......

Huggins' Island ........ ......

Total 62 11

Abstract from return of the District of Pamlico, commanded by Brigadier General L. O'B. Branch, for January, 1862.

Present for duty

Troops Officers Men Total

enlisted

present

Fort Macon, Shell Point, and 32 434 660

Harker's Island

Camp Vance 42 766 905

Camp Graham 29 497 592

Camp Fisher 26 470 595

New Berne 62 705 992

Post of Washington 64 1,034 1,305

Hyde County 27 464 584

Post of the Neuse 97 1,585 1,883

Total 379 5,955 7,516

District of the Cape Fear 183 2,837 3,565

brought forward

Goldsborough, N. C., 34th 37 709 792

Regiment North Carolina troops

Grand total 599 9,501 11,873

Pieces of artilery

Troops Aggregate Heavy Field

present and

absent

Fort Macon, Shell Point, and 749 ..... .....

Harker's Island

Camp Vance 976 ..... .....

Camp Graham 684 ..... .....

Camp Fisher 705 ..... .....

New Berne 1,315 ..... .....

Post of Washington 1,457 ..... ......

Hyde County 651 ...... ......

Post of the Neuse 2,137 ..... .....

Total 8,674 ..... .....

District of the Cape Fear 4,056 62 11

brought forward

Goldsborough, N. C., 34th 910 ...... .....

Regiment North Carolina troops

Grand total 13,640 62 11