War of the Rebellion: Serial 025 Page 0246 WEST TENN. AND NORTHERN MISS. Chapter XXIX.

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Abstract from Monthly Return of the District of West Tennessee-Continued.

Present for duty

Command Officers Men Aggrega- Aggregate Aggrega-

te present te

present present

for duty and

absent

Near

Corinth,

Miss.-Third

Division,

Major

General W.

S.

Rosecrans

Infantry 904 17,992 18,896 22,784 31,303

Cavalry 118 2,736 2,854 3,499 4,577

Artillery 37 1,290 1,327 1,553 1,851

Grand total 1,059 22,018 23,077 27,836 37,731

Columbus,

Ky.-Fourth

Division,

Brigadier

General G.

M. Dodge

Staff 8 ....... 8 8 9

Infantry 172 3,498 3,670 4,631 5,310

Cavalry 51 1,089 1,140 1,407 1,516

Artillery 35 856 891 1,051 1,295

Island 7 216 223 274 315

Numbers 10,

Tenn.-Major

Quincy

McNeil

New Madrid, 6 180 186 233 318

Mo.-Captain

Robert B.

Jones

Hickman, 2 123 125 157 167

Ky.-Captain

E. W. Blake

Smithland, ....... ........ ....... ........ .......

Ky.-Major

T. O.

Bigney+

Grand total 281 5,962 6,243 7,761 8,930

Jackson, 19 61 80 685 922

Tenn.-

Troops

unassigned

Total force 2,584 51,580 54,164 67,059 84,921

in district

Pieces of artillery

Command Heavy Field Aggregate present

and absent last

monthly return

Near Corinth, Miss.-

Third Division, Major

General W. S.

Rosecrans

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

Cavalry ....... .......

Artillery ....... 65*

Grand total ....... 65*

Columbus, Ky.-Fourth

Division, Brigadier

General G. M. Dodge

Staff ........ ........ 9

Infantry 42 6 4,136

Cavalry ....... ........ 1,490

Artillery ....... ........ 1,295

Island Numbers 10, ....... ........ 318

Tenn.-Major Quincy

McNeil

New Madrid, Mo.- 12 2 320

Captain Robert B.

Jones

Hickman, Ky.-Captain 2 ....... 166

E. W. Blake

Smithland, Ky.-Major ....... ....... .............

T. O. Bigney+

Grand total 58 8 7,734

Jackson, Tenn.-Troops ....... ....... 883

unassigned

Total force in 56 151 45,596

district

Troops serving in the District of West Tennessee, Major General U. S. Grant, U. S. Army, commanding, September 30, 1862.#

(Headquarters Jackson, Tenn.)

ENGINEER TROOPS.

Bissell's (Missouri) regiment, Colonel Josiah W. Bissell.

ESCORT.

4th Illinois Cavalry, Company A, Captain Embur D. Osband.

FIRST DIVISION.&

Major General WILLIAM T. SHERMAN.

Infantry.

40th Illinois, Lieutenant Colonel James W. Boothe.

55th Illinois, Colonel David Stuart.

6th Iowa, Lieutenant Colonel John M. Corse.

6th Missouri, Lieutenant Colonel James H. Blood.

8th Missouri, Colonel Giles A. Smith.

46th Ohio, Lieutenant Colonel Charles C. Walcutt.

48th Ohio, Colonel Peter J. Sullivan.

53rd Ohio, Colonel Wells S. Jones.

54th Ohio, Colonel T. Kilby Smith.

57th Ohio, Colonel William Mungen.

70th Ohio, Colonel Joseph R. Cockerill.

72nd Ohio, Colonel Ralph P. Buckland.

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*Not given on return.

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+No return.

#As indicated by the district and incomplete subordinate returns for that date. For a description of the territorial commands of Sherman, Ord, Rosecrans, and Quinby see general orders of September 24, p. 237.

&Or Fifth Division, Army of the Tennessee, headquarters Memphis. Brigade organization not given on original return; but see organization September 10, p. 212.