the gun. They should be mounted without loss of time upon carriages of proper size, made, if not already in the department, at Jackson Arsenal, and one or two spare ones of assorted sizes sent to supply the place of any that may be damaged by the fire of the enemy.
GEORGE UPSHUR MAYO,
Major Artillery and Chief of Ordnance.
Present for duty
Troops Officers Men Effecti- Aggregate Aggregate
ve total present present
Army of 254 3,475 3,700 4,888 5,605
Detachment 130 1,949 2,104 2,462 2,818
Forts Morgan 64 1,162 1,295 1,484 1,629
Choctaw and 20 217 246 295 338
Grand total 468 6,803 7,345 9,129 10,390
Organization of troops in the District of the Gulf, commanded by Major General John H. Forney, October 31, 1862.
ARMY OF MOBILE.
Brigadier General J. E. SLAUGHTER commanding.
Partisan Rangers (battalion).
Partisan Rangers (company).
2nd Battalion Alabama, Artillery, Co. A.
2nd Battalion Alabama, Artillery, Co. E.
Gid. Nelson Artillery.
CHOCTAW AND OWEN BLUFFS.
Col. C. D. ANDERSON commanding.
21st Alabama Infantry, First Battalion.
DETACHMENT OF OBSERVATION.
Col. J. R. F. TATTNALL commanding.
2nd Alabama Cavalry.
Florida Cavalry (battalion.)
FORTS MORGAN AND GAINES.
Col. W. L. POWELL, commanding.
21st Alabama, Second Battalion.
1st Confederate Regiment Georgia Troops.
Arrington's company cavalry.
Barlow's company cavalry.
Alabama Artillery, First Battalion.