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Position of troops in the Department of South Carolina and Georgia-Continued.

DISTRICT OF GEORGIA, COMMANDED BY Brigadier General H. W. MERCER.

Station Command Num Remarks

ber

of

com

pan

ies

Skidaway Shell Terrel Light Artillery 1

road

Major Millen's Partisans 1

No. 3, Central Chestatee Light Artillery 1

Railroad

Charleston and Company E, 47th Georgia 1

Savannah Regiment

Railroad

Bridge

Near city of Battalion Savannah 3

Savannah Volunteers Guard

White's Partisans 2

Savannah Effingham Hussars 1

47th Georgia Volunteers 3

Company A, 2nd Battalion 1

Georgia Cavalry

White Bluff Chatham Artillery 1

and on White

Bluff road

4th Louisiana Battalion 6

Coffee Bluff Randolph Mounted Rangers 1

Company D, Light Battery 1

Georgia Regulars

Near 30th Georgia Volunteers 10

Thunderbolt

Riceborough Liberty Independent Troop 1

Oglethorpe Tatnall Guards 1

Barracks

Genessis Point Martin's light battery 1

Hardwick Mounted Rifles 1

Garrison at Genessis 2

Point

Altamaha Company I, 25th Georgia 1

Bridge Regiment

Savannah River Companies A, G, and I, 11

batteries 29th Georgia Volunteers;

Company E, 25th Georgia

Volunteers; Company K,

32nd Georgia Volunteers;

Company B, 47th Georgia

Volunteers, and five

unattached companies

On Middle 32nd Georgia Regiment 9

Ground road,

near Battery

Harrison

Near Beaulieu Banks' Partisans 1

54th Georgia Volunteers 10

Joe Thompson artillery 1

South Newport Liberty Guards 1

Lamar Rangers 1

Darien McIntosh Cavalry 1

South of Battalion cavalry 6

Altamaha

Near Little Battalion Sharpshooters 4

Ogeechee

River, 12

miles from

city

Columbus Artillery 1

Carston's Eight companies 25th 18

Bluff Georgia Regiment; seven

companies 29th Georgia

Regiment; three

unattached companies

Macon, Ga. 10th Georgia Battalion 5 Guarding

stores and

prisoners

59th Georgia Regiment 10

RECAPITULATION.

Number of companies First District, Brigadier-General

Gist.................................................... 133

Number of companies Second District, Brigadier-General

Hagood.................................................. 29

Number of companies Third District, Colonel Walker....... 40

Number of companies District of Georgia, Brigadier-

General Mercer.......................................... 124

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Total number of companies................................ 326

HDQRS. THIRD MILITARY DIST. OF SOUTH CAROLINA,

McPhersonville, October 3, 1862.

Brigadier General THOMAS JORDAN:

SIR: I have the honor to inclose a letter* written to Major-General Pemberton on the subject of an increase of force in this district, which is

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*Not found.

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