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Abstract from Monthly Return of the Department of East and Middle Florida, Brigadier General Joseph Finegan commanding, for July, 1862.

Present for duty.

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1st Special Battalion Florida 3 109 151 185

Infantry*

Three independent companies of 10 169 192 238

infantry.

Eight companies of cavalry# 25 476 527 628

Two batteries of artillery 9 248 288 323

Total 47 1,002 1,158 1,374

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*No report from Companies A, B, C, and F.

#No report from Blocker's company.

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RICHMOND, VA., August 4, 1862.

Major-General PEMBERTON:

Colonel Hagood has been appointed brigadier-general, and the appointment will be sent by to-day's or to-morrow mail.

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector-General.

RICHMOND, VA., August 4, 1862.

Major-General PEMBERTON:

Is martial law any longer necessary outside of your encampments and on the islands occupied by your force? If not, I would be glad to restore the civil authorities to their uninterrupted functions, except in the places named.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA,

Charleston, S. C., August 4, 1862.

D. W. JORDAN, Georgetown, S. C.:

SIR: I am directed by Major-General Pemberton to say to you that he is in receipt of a letter* addressed by you to Honorable C. G. Memminger, and by him referred to the Secretary of War, and by the Secretary of War referred to him; also a letter* addressed to the general direct. In answer to these letters the general directs me to inform you that he cannot, he regrets to say, spare any more troops for that section of country. He has just visited Georgetown, and is of opinion that nothing more can be done with the troops at his disposal than he has already ordered.

J. R. WADDY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

RICHMOND, August 5, 1862.

Gov. FRANCIS W. PICKENS, of South Carolina, Columbia, S. C.:

DEAR SIR: A press of occupations has delayed reply to your letters

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*Not found.

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