War of the Rebellion: Serial 021 Page 1068 W. FLA., S.ALA.,S.MISS., LA., TEX., N. MEX. Chapter XXVII.

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Abstract from Report of the Troops in the Department of the Gulf, Major General S. R. Buckner, commanding, May 1, 1863 (headquarters Mobile, Ala.)

Present.

Command. Effective Total Aggregate

total

Department staff .......... .......... 15

Eastern Division:

Staff ....... ....... 7

Infantry 756 864 903

Artillery 132 141 145

Cavalry 320 368 384

Western Division:

Staff ......... .......... 23

Infantry ........ .......... .........

Artillery 2,622 2,847 3,010

Cavalry 706 750 784

Total Infantry 756 864 903

Artillery 2,754 2,988 3,155

Cavalry 1,026 1,118 1,168

Grand total* 4,536 4,970 5,271

Command. Aggregate Aggregate Remarks.

present and last report

absent

Department staff 15 15

Eastern Division:

Staff 7 7

Infantry 949 950

Artillery 151 152

Cavalry 456 453

Western Division:

Staff 25 31

Infantry ......... .........

Artillery 3,431 4,444 Two

battalions

transferred

to Tennessee

Cavalry 1,025 1,022

Total Infantry 949 950

Artillery 3,582 4,596

Cavalry 1,481 1,475

Grand total* 6,059 7,074

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* Including department and division staff.

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Tabular statement of troops in the Department of the Gulf, Major General S. B. Buckner commanding, "for April, 1863."

EASTERN DIVISION.*

Brigadier General JAMES CANTRY.

2nd Alabama Cavalry, Lieutenant Col. James Cunningham.

29th Alabama Infantry, Col. John F. Conoley.

--- Florida Cavalry Battalion, Captain T. J. Myers.

19th Louisiana Infantry, Col. W. P. Winans.

Amos' cavalry, Captain Amos.

Barry's (Tennessee) battery, Captain Robert L. Barry.

Pegues' command, Captain Pegues.

WESTERN DIVISION.

Brigadier General WILLIAM W. MACKALL.

FIRST BRIGADE.

Brigadier General JAMES E. SLAUGHTER.

9th Alabama Battalion, Lieutenant Col. Bushrod Jonos.

17th Alabama Infantry,+ Col. V. C. Murphey.

21st Alabama Infantry++ (First Battalion), Col. C. D. Anderson.

Charpentier's (Alabama) battery,+ Captain S. Charpentier.

Gid. Nelson (Alabama) Artillery, Captain Joseph Selden.

Humes' (Tennessee) battery+, Captain W. Y. C. Humes.

Apalachee Battery, Major E. L. Winder.

Belmont Battery,+ Captain John James Ward.

Mobile, Ala., Lieutenant Col. N. Wickliffe.

Pinto Battery, & Captain C. E. Sadler.

Selma, Ala., Major N. R. Chamblin.

Spanish River Battery,& Captain J. H. Hutchisson.

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* Troops at and near Pollard.

+ Bay Shore, near Mobile, Colonel Murphey commanding. Detachment of Seventeenth Alabama manning Apalachee Battery.

++ Choctaw and Owen Bluff, as heavy artillery.

& Pinto Island and mouth of Spanish River, Major Quattlebaum commanding.

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