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
Department staff 59 The following
command of Brigadier
General I. I.
Stevens, embarked from
Hilton Head, en route
to Fort Monroe, July
Beaufort, S. C. 5,170
Hilton Head, S. C. 7,099
Fort Pulaski, Ga 969
Fernandina, Fla 889 28th Massachussets,
Fort Clinch, Fla 92 8th Michigan, Colonel
Fort Old Town, Fla 85 46th New York, Colonel
Saint Augustine, 656 79th New York, Colonel
Key West, Fla 458 50th Pennsylvania,
Fort Jefferson, Fla 252 100th Pennsylvania,
Pensacola Harbor, 2,804 July 18, the Forty-
Fla fifth Pennsylvania
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-
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.
BEAUFORT, S. C.
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).
HILTON HEAD, S. C.
Colonel ROBERT WILLIAMS.
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.
PENSACOLA HARBOR, FLA.
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.