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The number of men composing the Army of the Potomac on the 30th day of April, 1862.

Aggregate Aggrega Aggregate Total

present te on absent. aggregate

for duty. special present

duty, and

sick, absent.

and in

arrest.

General staff,

Engineers and

Engineer Brigade, 13,787 798 2,072 16,657

cavalry division,

escort to

headquarters, and

provost guards.

Second Corps 19,054 887 2,061 22,002

(General Sumner)

Third Corps 34,633 2,009 3,068 39,710

(General

Heintzelman)

Fourth Corps 33,586 1,886 4,089 39,561

(General Keyes)

Franklin's division 11,332 270 846 12,448

112,392 5,850 12,136 130,378

ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Washington, D. C., December 31, 1862.

It is hereby certified that the preceding statement is accurately compiled from the morning report of the Army of the Potomac of the 30th day of April, 1862, signed by Major-General McClellan and his assistant adjutant-general, Seth Williams, and now on file in this office.*

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, Washington, May 1, 1862.

Major-General McCLELLAN:

Your call for Parrott guns from Washington alarms me, chiefly because it argues it argues indefinite procrastination. Is anything to be done?

A. LINCOLN.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, May 1, 1862-9 p.m.

General E. V. SUMNER,

Commanding Left Wing:

There are indications on our right front of the enemy's attempting something to-night or early in the morning. Please have Richardson ready to move an hour before day if wanted. I do not ask you to keep a good lookout, because I know you are always on the alert.

GEO. B. McCLELLAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, May 1, 1862.

General FITZ JOHN PORTER:

Have you provided the field batteries Lansing asks for? I will have

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*See Series I, Vol. V.p.13.

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