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Abstract from monthly post return of troops at Fort Pillow, Brig. General John B. Villepigue commanding, for the period ending April 30, 1862.

Present for duty.

Command. Office Men. Aggregate

rs. present.

1st Alabama 4 61 85

2nd Alabama and 1st 19 306 519

Confederate Battalion

12th Louisiana 31 593 1,040

McCown (Louisiana) regiment 27 440 520

31st Tennessee 33 588 765

Artillery battalion 22 246 442

Pointe Coupee Light Artillery 3 152 163

Sappers and Miners, A and B 5 43 73

Total 144 2,429 3,607

Command. Aggregate Pieces of

present and artillery.

absent. Aggregate

of last

monthly

return.

1st Alabama 173 ---

2nd Alabama and 1st Confederate 587 721

Battalion

12th Louisiana 1,211 1,054

McCown (Louisiana) regiment 591 552

31st Tennessee 799 870

Artillery battalion 548 458

Pointe Coupee Light Artillery 165 131

Sappers and Miners, A and B 99 61

Total 4,173 3,847

Abstract from return (approximate) of the Department of East Tennessee, Major-General E. Kirby Smith commanding, for April, 1862. Dated April 24, 1862.

[Headquarters, Knoxville, Tenn.]

Present for duty.

Troops. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

First (Leadbetter's) Brigade 103 1,558 2,217

Second (Stevenson's) Brigade 195 2,763 3,729

Third (Reynolds') Brigade 2 830 834

Fourth (Barton's) Brigade 113 1,618 2,324

Cavalry (Allston's) Brigade 41 910 1,136

Unattached to brigades 115 2,108 2,465

Total 569 9,787 12,705

Troops. Aggregat Piece Remarks.

e s of

present field

and artil

absent. lery.

First (Leadbetter's) 3,048 4 52nd Georgia

Brigade unarmed.

Second (Stevenson's) 4,922 6 42nd Georgia and

Brigade 36th Tennessee

badly armed-

country rifles.

Third (Reynolds') Brigade 872 4 39th and 43rd

Georgia.

Supposed

"effective

strength."

Officers not

reported; only

enlisted men

given.

Fourth (Barton's) Brigade 3,029 6 Tennessee

regiment partly

armed-country

rifles. 9th

Georgia

Battalion

unarmed.

Cavalry (Allston's) Brigade 1,317 -- Brigade partly

and badly armed

with shot-guns.

Unattached to brigades 3,011 -- 1st Tennessee

Battalion

unarmed. 2d,3d,

and 8th

Battalions

Tennessee

Cavalry partly

and badly armed

with shot-guns.

Total 16,199 20

HEADQUARTER ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Corinth, May 1, 1862.

Major-General LEONIDAS POLK, Comdg. First Corps, Corinth:

GENERAL: You will please order General Maxey to repair to this place as soon as practicable. He can leave at Bethel one or two pieces of artillery and two or four companies of sharpshooters to protect them with the cavalry under the command of Colonel Lindsay to guard the road from Purdy via Bethel to Bolivar. Trains must be ordered forthwith to Bethel, to bring in the balance of General Maxey's command. The