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Abstract from Monthly Return of the Department of the Tennessee, Major General U. S. Grant commanding, for the month of October, 1862.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present for

duty.

Department staff 15 --- 15

DISTRICT OF

COLUMBUS.

Brigadier General

G. M. DODGE

commanding.

Staff 8 --- 8

Infantry 130 3,192 3,322

Artillery 67 1,748 1,815

Cavalry 22 781 803

Total 227 5,721 5,948

DISTRICT OF

CORINTH.

Brigadier General

C. S. HAMILTON

comdg.

Staff --- --- ---

Infantry 904 17,991 18,895

Artillery 37 1,290 1,327

Cavalry 118 2,736 2,854

Total 1,059 22,017 23,076

DISTRICT OF

JACKSON.

Major General S.

A. HURLBUT

commanding

Staff 16 --- 16

Infantry 768 15,248 16,016

Artillery 35 1,149 1,184

Cavalry 116 2,504 2,620

Total 935 18,901 19,836

DISTRICT OF

MEMPHIS.

Major General W.

T. SHERMAN

commanding

Staff 18 --- 18

Infantry 318 5,951 6,269

Artillery 20 847 867

Cavalry 25 635 660

Total 381 7,433 7,814

Grand total 2,617 54,072 56,689

Continuation:

Command. Aggregate Aggregate Pieces of

present. present and field

absent. artillery.

Department staff 15 15 ---

DISTRICT OF

COLUMBUS.

Brigadier General

G. M. DODGE

commanding.

Staff 8 10 ---

Infantry 4,234 5,532 ---

Artillery 2,266 2,682 ---

Cavalry 937 1,061 ---

Total 7,445 9,285 ---

DISTRICT OF

CORINTH.

Brigadier General

C. S. HAMILTON

comdg.

Staff --- --- ---

Infantry 22,783 31,303 ---

Artillery 1,553 1,851 65

Cavalry 3,499 4,577 ---

Total 27,835 37,731 65

DISTRICT OF

JACKSON.

Major General S.

A. HURLBUT

commanding

Staff 16 19 ---

Infantry 20,309 25,056 4

Artillery 1,327 1,549 36

Cavalry 3,261 3,729 ---

Total 25,003 30,353 40

DISTRICT OF

MEMPHIS.

Major General W.

T. SHERMAN

commanding

Staff 18 18 ---

Infantry 7,424 8,483 ---

Artillery 980 1,150 42

Cavalry 884 953 ---

Total 9,306 10,004 42

Grand total 69,604 87,988 147

NOTE. - Department staff not added in on original return.

JACKSON, November 1, 1862.

General DAVIES, Columbus, Ky.:

Send four regiments of infantry arriving, by steamers suitable for carrying them, to General Sherman, at Memphis. Should any cavalry be sent send that to Memphis.

U. S. GRANT,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE TENNESSEE,

Jackson, November 1, 1862.

General HAMILTON, Corinth, Miss.:

Start in the morning; move on Grand Junction, keeping a good look