War of the Rebellion: Serial 021 Page 0851 Chapter XXVII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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Abstract from Return of the First District of Texas, commanded by Brigadier General P. O. Hebert, for October, 1862 (headquarters San Antonio, Tex.).

Present for duty.

Commandin Troops. Officers Men. Aggregat Aggregat

g . e e

officer. present. present

and

absent.

Brigadier Sub- 136 2,288 2,801 3,902

General H. District

P. Bee of the

Rio

Grande.

Col. X. Sub- 196 3,042 4,020 5,403

Be. District

Debray of

Houston.

Gov. J. Northern ........ ........ ........ ........

R. Baylor frontier

.

Grand ........ 332 5,330 6,821 9,305

total

Pieces of

Horses. artillery.

Commandin Troops. Servicea Unservice Heavy. Mountain

g ble. able. .

officer.

Brigadier Sub- 1,189 5 5 1

General H. District

P. Bee of the

Rio

Grande.

Col. X. Sub- 1,365 ......... 13 ........

Be. District

Debray of

Houston.

Gov. J. Northern ........ ......... ........ ........

R. Baylor frontier

.

Grand ........ 2,554 5 18 1

total

NOTE FROM ORIGINAL RETURN.

Aggregate present and absent.......................... 9,338

Col. P. N. Luckett.................................... 480

Lieutenant Col. R. r. Brown............................... 927

Captain L. C. Rountree.................................. 102

_________

10,847

Statement of forces in the Sub-Military District of the Rio Grande, November 1, 1862.

Rank. Number of Station. Force.

companies and

corps.

Col. P. N. Ten companies Rio Grande 648

Luckett 3rd Regiment

Texas

Infantry.

Col. P. C. Ten companies Lavace River 823

Woods 36th Regiment and Fort

Cavalry Clark.

Col. C. L. Ten companies Columbus 752

Pyron 2nd Regiment

Texas Mounted

Rifles.

Major D. D. Two companies Lavaca 204

Shea artillery

Major A. M. Four companies Corpus Christi 303

Hobby infantry

Major W. O. Four companies Fort Brown 404

Yager cavalry

Major Joseph Four companies San Antonio 407

Taylor cavalry

Captain James Two companies .....do...... 142

Duff Partisan

Rangers

Captain E. One company Rio Grande 62

Creuzbaur heavy

artillery

Captain R. B. One company ....do........ 52

Maclin light battery

Captain S. One company ....do........ 76

Benavides Texa Mounted

Rifles

(unattached).

Captain R. ....do........ ....do....... 79

Benavides

Captain J. M. One company San Antonio 104

Penaloza infantry

(unattached)

Captain H. One company Corpus Christi 87

Willke light battery

Captain B. F. One company ....do....... 91

Neal heavy

artillery

(unattached)

Captain J. A. One company ....do....... 83

Ware Texas Mounted

Rifles

(unattached).

Captain John One company ....do....... 120

Ireland infantry

(unattached)

Captain J. T. One company Lavaca 79

Breckenridge Texas Mounted

Rifles

(unattached.)

Captain A. ......do...... Atascosa 80

Navarro

Total .............. .............. 4,596

Many of the companies are still recruiting and the force may safely be considered 500 stronger than the returns for October show, especially as many conscripts have been sent to the commands which are not accounted for on the returns for October.

E. F. GRAY,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

NOVEMBER 1, 1862.