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Abstract from Return of the Department of the South, Major General David Hunter, U. S. Army, commanding, for July 31, 1862.

Present for duty

Command Officers Men Aggregate present

Department staff 21 34 55

Beaufort, S. C. 134 2,996 4,131

Hilton Head, S. C. 188 4,919 6,130

Fort Pulaski, Ga 30 781 914

Fernandina, Fla 22 650 829

Fort Clinch, Fla 1 69 82

Fort Old Town, Fla 1 64 71

Saint Augustine, Fla 17 465 633

Key West, Fla 20 355 458

Fort Jefferson, Fla 13 222 252

Pensacola Harbor, Fla 99 2,192 2,699

Total 546 12,747 16,254

Command Aggregate present Remarks

and absent

Department staff 59 The following

regiments, under

command of Brigadier

General I. I.

Stevens, embarked from

Hilton Head, en route

to Fort Monroe, July

12, 1862

Beaufort, S. C. 5,170

Hilton Head, S. C. 7,099

Fort Pulaski, Ga 969

Fernandina, Fla 889 28th Massachussets,

Colonel Montieth

Fort Clinch, Fla 92 8th Michigan, Colonel


Fort Old Town, Fla 85 46th New York, Colonel


Saint Augustine, 656 79th New York, Colonel

Fla Farnsworth

Key West, Fla 458 50th Pennsylvania,

Colonel Christ

Fort Jefferson, Fla 252 100th Pennsylvania,

Colonel Leasure

Pensacola Harbor, 2,804 July 18, the Forty-

Fla fifth Pennsylvania

Colonel Welsh,

embarked for Fort


Total 18,533 July 20, Fort Edisto

evacuated by the

forces under command

of Brigadier General

H. G. Wright.

July 29, Brigadier-

General Wright

relieved from command

at Hilton Head.

Organization of troops in the Department of the South, Major General David Hunter, U. S. Army, commanding, July 31, 1862.


Brigadier General JOHN M. BRANNAN.

6th Connecticut, Colonel J. L. Chatfield.

8th Maine Lieutenant Colonel J. F. Twitchell.

4th New Hampshire (three companies), Major J. D. Drew.

7th New Hampshire, Colonel H. s. Putnam

47th Pennsylvania, Colonel T. H. Good.

55th Pennsylvania, Colonel R. White.

1st Connecticut Battery, Captain A. P. Rockwell.

1st U. S. Artillery (three batteries), Captain L. L. Langdon.

1st Massachusetts Cavalry (three companies), Captain A. H. Stevens, jr.

1st New York Engineers (detachment).



7th Connecticut, Lieutenant Colonel G. F. Gardiner.

3rd New Hampshire, Lieutenant Colonel J. H. Jackson.

47th New York, Lieutenant Colonel J. L. Fraser.

76 Pennsylvania, Lieutenant Colonel D. c. Strawbridge.

97th Pennsylvania, Colonel H. R. Guss.

1st Massachusetts Cavalry (nine companies), Major G. S. Curtis.

3rd Rhode Island Artillery, Lieutenant Colonel S. R. Bucklin.

3rd U. S. Artillery, Battery E, Lieutenant E. Gittings.

1st New York Engineers, Lieutenant Colonel J. F. Hall.


Brigadier General L. G. ARNOLD.

6th New York, Colonel William Wilson.

75th New York, Colonel J. A. Dodge.

91st New York, Colonel J. Van Zandt.

1st U. S. Artillery, Batteries A, F, and L.

2nd U. S. Artillery, Batteries C and K.