War of the Rebellion: Serial 020 Page 0392 COASTS OF S. C., GA., AND MID. AND EAST FLA. Chapter XXVI.

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regiment, company, and detachment on the parade next succeeding the issuing and receipt of this order. The general commanding desires that in all ways and by every means within their power regimental and company officers will impress upon their men the importance of having a perfect mastery of an reliance upon their bayonets.

The following-named officers are announced as the staff of the major-general commanding, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly: Brigadier General Truman Seymour, chief of staff and chief of artillery; Lieutenant Colonel Charles G. Alpine, assistant adjutant-general; Major Edward W. Smith, assistant adjutant-general; Lieutenant Israel R. Sealy, acting assistant adjutant-general; Lieutenant Colonel J. H. Wilson, assistant inspector-general; Lieutenant Colonel M. R. Morgan, chief commissary of subsistence; Surg. Charles H. Crane, medical director; Major E. E. Paulding, chief paymaster; Captain James C. Dueane, chief of engineers; Captain John W. Tood, chief of ordnance; Colonel James D. Fessenden, aide-de-camp; Major Edward Wright, aide-de-camp; Captain R. W. Thompson, A. C. S., acting aide-de-camp; Captain William R. Dole, aide-de-camp; Captain Volney Hickox, aide-de-camp; Captain Samueal W. Stockton, aide-de-camp; Captain Arthur M. Kinzie, aide-de-camp; Lieutenant Charles E. Hay, acting aide-de-camp; Lieutenant Richard Skinner, acting aide-de-camp. Such vacancies as exist in the staff will be filled and annunced in subsequent orders.

D. HUNTER,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS U. S. FORCES, PORT ROYAL ISLAND,

Beaufort, S. C. January 25, 1863.

(Received at Hdqrs. Dept. of the South January 27, 1863.)

Lieutenant Colonel CHARLES G. ALPINE, Assistant Adjutant-General.

COLONEL: I have the honor to report the following as the effective strength of my command, together with the number, kind, and caliber of arms in use:

Present strength

Regiments Number Officers Men Springfield

companies rifled

muskets

caliber-69

90th New York 10 27 465 .............

Volunteers

6th 10 23 536 .............

Connecticut

Volunteers.

55th 10 25 570 .............

Pennsylvania

Volunteers

8th Maine 10 31 660 134

Volunteers

4th New 10 30 553 ............

Hampshire

Volunteers

Volunteer 1 2 52 ............

Engineers

1st 3 6 196 ............

Massachusetts

Cavalry

Total 54 144 3,032 134

Regiments Enfield Sharps Whitney Springfield

rifles, rifles, rifles, rifles,

caliber-58 caliber-52 caliber-58 caliber-58

90th New 527 .......... ......... ...........

York

Volunteers

6th 582 164 ......... ...........

Connecticut

Volunteers.

55th ......... .......... .......... 106

Pennsylvani

a

Volunteers

8th Maine 307 .......... 289 56

Volunteers

4th New .......... .......... ......... ..........

Hampshire

Volunteers

Volunteer 52 .......... ......... ...........

Engineers

1st ......... .......... ......... ...........

Massachu-

setts

Cavalry

Total 1,468 164 289 162

Regiments French U. S. Smooth-bore Sharps

rifles, rifles, muskets carbines,

caliber-69 caliber-58 altered, caliber-52

caliber-69

90th New ......... .......... .......... ..........

York

Volunteers

6th ......... .......... .......... .........

Connecticut

Volunteers.

55th ......... 32 425 ..........

Pennsylvani

a

Volunteers

8th Maine ......... .......... .......... ..........

Volunteers

4th New 672 ......... .......... ..........

Hampshire

Volunteers

Volunteer ......... .......... .......... ..........

Engineers

1st ......... .......... .......... 30*

Massachu-

setts

Cavalry

Total 672 32 425 30