War of the Rebellion: Serial 025 Page 0661 Chapter XXIX. CORRESPONDENCE,ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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as that place and Guntown are threatened by the enemy. Colonel Wheeler, commanding a regiment of cavalry near Guntown, will report to you there. The major-general commanding instructs me to request you to cause General Green's brigade with one battery to move forward without delay.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

THOS. L. SNEAD.

Abstract from Return of the District of the Mississippi, commanded by Major General Earl Van Dorn, July, 1862 [headquarters Vicksburg, Miss.]

Present for duty

Troops Office Men Aggregate Aggregate

rs present present and

absent

FIRST SUB-DISTRICT. 22 271 382 592

Sumter Regiment

[30th Louisiana]

Detachment Stewart's 8 211 273 293

Legion

1st Regiment 35 817 852 852

Partisan Rangers

Miles' Legion 22 320 573 599

Magruder Partisans 2 33 35 64

Lewis' Partisans 4 36 41 69

Terrell Dragoons 3 66 76 81

Norman's cavalry 2 34 41 75

Jones' cavalry 4 65 74 78

Semmes' battery 5 91 101 104

Connor Battery 4 50 86 92

Boone's battery 5 118 123 123

Brookhaven Artillery 3 95 105 118

Seven Stars 4 130 135 146

Artillery

SECOND SUB-DISTRICT. 32 371 719 775

4th Louisiana

17th Louisiana 27 373 540 637

26th Louisiana 29 389 721 805

27th Louisiana 26 249 917 973

28th Louisiana 25 278 496 658

3rd Mississippi 35 476 709 886

6th Mississippi 17 161 555 818

Battalion

28th Mississippi 20 285 448 527

Cavalry

English's battery 2 29 32 32

1st Battalion 17 214 398 465

Louisiana Artillery

8th Battalion 9 77 133 259

Louisiana Artillery

1st Mississippi 24 399 625 877

Light Artillery

Regiment heavy 16 153 284 330

artillery

Sappers and Miners 2 12 18 23

THIRD SUB-DISTRICT. 9 91 137 193

1st Alabama

Confederate regiment 32 422 604 791

12th Louisiana 41 546 662 1,043

20th Mississippi 3 37 46 74

33rd Mississippi 31 475 640 984

39th Mississippi - - 76 105

[Company I]

39th Mississippi 29 541 683 846

Stewart's Legion 6 169 190 256

Falkner Partisans - - - 115

Carroll Dragoons - 26 42 71

Jackson's cavalry 39 581 696 1,087

Pinson's cavalry 22 220 299 801

Ward's Battalion 10 96 137 172

Artillery

Sappers and Miners 1 41 48 53

FOURTH SUB-DISTRICT. 3 96 109 127

Porter's Partisans

Battalion Zouaves 4 102 114 165

Escort cavalry 3 33 55 58

Grand total 637 9,279 14,030 18,292