Abstract from Return of the Department of the Gulf, Nineteenth Army Corps, Major General N. P. Banks commanding, for the month of April, 1863 (headquarters Opelousas, La.).
Present for duty.
Command. Officers Men. Aggregat
Opelousas, La., Brigadier General C. 5 --- 5
Grover, Fourth Division.
Infantry. 235 4.731 5.511
Artillery. 9 322 352
Total. 249 5.053 5.868
Opelousas, La., Brigadier General G. 10 --- 10
Weitzel, Second Brigade, First
Infantry. 157 4.014 4.933
Cavalry. 6 229 266
Artillery. 7 272 301
Total. 180 4.515 5.510
District of Pensacola, Fla., 80 1.437 1.872
Col. W. C. Holbrook's command.
Ship Island, Miss., Col. N. W. 22 502 637
Daniels, 2nd Louisiana Native
Key West of Tortugas, Brigadier General --- --- 1.512
D. P. Wodbury's command.
Total infantry. 1.424 31.880 42.252
Total cavalry. 33 697 815
Total artillery. 56 1.510 1.712
Grand total. 538 34.087 44.832
Command. Aggregat Aggregat
Opelousas, La., Brigadier General C. Grover, 5 5
Infantry. 9.387 9.598
Artillery. 418 406
Total. 9.810 10.009
Opelousas, La., Brigadier General G. Weitzel, 10 10
Second Brigade, First Division.
Infantry. 5.721 5.721
Cavalry. 297 297
Artillery. 371 371
Total. 6.399 6.399
District of Pensacola, Fla., Col. W. C. 1.945 2.025
Ship Island, Miss., Col. N. W. Daniels, 2nd 679 679
Louisiana Native Guards.
Key West of Tortugas, Brigadier General D. P. 1.565 ---
Total infantry. 51.892 ---
Total cavalry. 1.113 ---
Total artillery. 2.151 ---
Grand total. 55.229 54.339
REMARKS.- Headquarters moved from New Orleans on the 8th of April en route for Brashear City; moved from Brashear City en route for Opelousas; arrived at Opelousas April 20.
Organization of the troops in the Department of the Gulf (Nineteenth Army Corps), Major General Nathaniel P. Banks, U. S. Army, commanding, April 30, 1863; headquarters Opelousas, La.
Major General CHRISTOPHER C. AUGUR.
Col. EDWARD P. CHAPIN.
21st Maine, Col. Elijah D. Johnson.
48th Massachusetts, Col. Eben F. Stone.
49th Massachusetts, Col. Wm. F. Bartlett.
116th New York, Major George M. Love.
Brigadier General GODFREY WEITZEL.
12th Connecticut, Lieutenant Col. Frank H. Peck.
75th New York, Lieutenant Col. Willoughby Babcock.
114th New York, Lieutenant Col. Samuel R. Per Lee.
160th New York, Lieutenant Col. John B. Van Petten.
8th Vermont, Col. Stephen Thomas.
Attached to Second Brigade.
1st Louisiana Cavalry, Companies A and B, Captain H. F. Williamson.
2nd Massachusetts Cavalry Battalion, Company B, Captain F. Williamson.
1st Maine Battery, Lieutenant John E. Morton.
6th Massachusetts Battery, Lieutenant John F. Phelps.
1st U. S. Artillery, Battery A, Captain E. C. Bainbridge.
Col. NATHAN A. M. DUDLEY.
2nd Louisiana, Col. Charles I. Paine.
30th Massachusetts, Lieutenant Col. William W. Bullock.
50th Massachusetts, Col. C. P. Messer.
161st New York, Col. Gabriel T. Harrower.
174th New York, Major George Keating.
*The divisions were numbered as herein indicated January 14, 1863, and the batteries were assigned January 17, 1863.