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Abstract from Return of the Department of the South, Major General David Hunter commanding, for the month of May, 1863; headquarters Hilton Head, S. C.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers Men Aggrega- Aggrega

te te

present present

and

absent

Department staff 16 48 65 67

Folly Island, S. C., 198 3,834 4,692 5,720

Brigadier General

Israel Vogdes

Seabrook Island, S. C., 127 2,968 3,652 4,771

Brigadier General

O. S. Ferry

Hilton Head Island, 126 2,849 3,890 4,501

S. C., Colonel J. L.

Chatfield

Port Royal Island, 174 3,122 3,942 5,218

S. C., Brigadier

General R. Saxton

Fort Pulaski, Ga., 30 768 948 1,028

Colonel W. B. Barton

Ossabaw Island, Ga., 16 405 488 558

Major D. A. Allen

Saint Augustine, Fla., 20 499 624 886

Colonel J. R. Hawley

Fernandina, Fla., 30 515 696 755

Colonel H. S. Putnam

Grand total 737 15,008 18,907 23,504

Pieces of artillery.

Command. Heavy Field Aggrega

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present

and

absent

last

montly

return.

Department staff ....... ....... 49

Folly Island, S. C., 16 9 5,647

Brigadier General

Israel Vogdes

Seabrook Island, S. C., ..... 6 4,844

Brigadier General

O. S. Ferry

Hilton Head Island, ...... 10 5,613

S. C., Colonel J. L.

Chatfield

Port Royal Island, 16 18 5,430

S. C., Brigadier

General R. Saxton

Fort Pulaski, Ga., ...... ...... 1,027

Colonel W. B. Barton

Ossabaw Island, Ga., ...... ...... 571

Major D. A. Allen

Saint Augustine, Fla., ..... ..... 887

Colonel J. R. Hawley

Fernandina, Fla., ...... ...... 759

Colonel H. S. Putnam

Grand total 32 43 24,827

Organization of the troops in the Department of the South, Major General David Hunter commanding, May 31, 1863.

FOLLY ISLAND.

Brigadier General ISRAEL VOGDES.

6th Connecticut, Lieutenant Colonel John Speidel.

39th Illinois, Colonel Thomas O. Osborn.

4th New Hampshire, Colonel Louis Bell.

100th New York, Colonel George B. Dandy.

62nd Ohio, Lieutenant Colonel Clemens F. Steele.

67th Ohio, Colonel Alvin C. Voris.

85th Pennsylvania, Colonel Joshua B. Howell.

1st Massachusetts Cavalry (detachment).

3rd New York Light Artillery (one company), Captain Edwin S. Jenney.

3rd Rhode Island Artillery (two companies).

1st U. S. Artillery, Battery C. Lieutenant Cornelius Hook.

1st New York Engineers (three companies), Major James E. Place.

SEABROOK ISLAND.

Brigadier General ORRIS S. FERRY.

Stevenson's Brigade.

Brigadier General THOS. G. STEVENSON.

10th Connecticut, Colonel John L. Otis.

24th Mass., Colonel Francis A. Osborn.

56th New York, Colonel Charles H. Van Wyck.

97th Pennsylvania, Major Galusha Pennypacker.

Guss' Brigade.

Colonel HENRY R. GUSS.

3rd H. N., Colonel John H. Jackson.

76th Pa., Lieutenant Colonel John C. Campbell.

3rd New York Artillery, Company B, Lieutenant Samuel C. Day.

1st New York Engineers, Company I, Lieutenant James H. Harold.

HILTON HEAD ISLAND.

Colonel JOHN L. CHATFIELD.

8th Maine, Colonel John D. Rust.

9th Maine, Lieutenant Colonel Sabine Emery.

115th New York, Colonel Simeon Sammon.

1st Massachusetts Cavalry, Companies I and M.

3rd Rhode Island Artillery (eight companies), Colonel Edwin Metcalf.

1st U. S. Art., Bat. B, Lieutenant Guy V. Henry.

3rd U. S. Art. Bat. E, Captain JNO. Hamilton.

1st New York Engineers (three companies), Colonel Edward W. Serrell.