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Abstract from Return of the Department of Virginia, Major General John A. Dix commanding, for the month of December, 1862 (headquarters Fort Monroe, Va.)

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

Fort Monroe, Va.- 17 3 20

Major General J.

A. Dix, and

staff...

Fort Monroe.-

Colonel S. M.

Afford:

3rd New York 25 643 809

Infantry...

Attached .... ...... 27

garrison....

Camp Hamilton.-

Colonel A. Conk:

139th New York 33 704 817

Infantry...

Two batteries three 16 455 537

companies

artillery...

One company 2 75 84

cavalry...

Norfolk, Va.- 6 ...... 6

Brigadier General

E. L. Viele and

staff...

Infantry... 128 2,579 3,093

Artillery... 3 131 150

Cavalry... 1 39 55

Suffolk, Va.-Major- 6 ..... 6

General Peck, and

staff....

Brigadier-General 124 2,630 2,952

Corcoran's

brigade...

Colonel R. S. 173 3,158 3,830

Foster, First

Provisional

Brigade....

Colonel A. Gibson, 89 1,906 2,430

Second Provisional

Brigade...

Lieutenant D. J. 2 50 57

Bailey, detachment

Company I, Ninety-

ninth New York

Infantry.

Brigadier-General .... ..... ......

Ferry's brigade...

Brigadier-General ..... .... ......

Wessells'

brigade...

Brigadier-General ..... .... ......

Spinola's

brigade...

Cavalry... 64 1,569 2,097

Artillery.. 10 396 456

Yorktown.-Major 10 .... 10

General E. D.

Keyes and staff...

Infantry... 182 3,175 3,819

Artillery.... 18 403 478

Cavalry... 36 843 1,054

Grand total... 945 18,759 22,787

Command. Aggregate Aggregate Pieces of

present and present and field

absent. absent last artillery.

monthly

return.

Fort Monroe, Va.- 20 20 .....

Major General J.

A. Dix, and

staff...

Fort Monroe.-Col S.

M. Alford:

3rd New York 836 830 ......

Infantry...

Attached 27 27 .......

garrison...

Camp Hamilton.-

Colonel A. Conk:

139th New York 854 872 .......

Infantry....

Two batteries and 669 433 12

three companies

artillery...

One company 85 85 ......

cavalry...

Norfolk, Va.- 7 8 .......

Brigadier General

E. L. Viele and

staff...

Infantry... 3,487 3,520 .......

Artillery... 195 199

Cavalry... 82 82 ......

Suffolk, Va.-Major- 8 7 .......

General Peck and

staff...

Brigadier-General 3,050 ...... .......

Corcoran's

brigade....

Colonel R. S. 4,572 1,979 ......

Foster First

Provisional

Brigade....

Colonel A. Gibbs, 2,870 ...... .......

Second Provisional

Brigade...

Lieutenant D. J. 59 59 ......

Bailey, detachment

Company I, Ninety-

ninth New York,

Infantry.

Brigadier-General ...... 3,723 .....

Ferry's brigade...

Brigadier-General ....... 3,959 ......

Wessells'

brigade...

Brigadier-General ....... 1,792 ......

Spinola's

brigade...

Cavalry... 2,169 2,188 4

Artillery... 497 517 18

Yorktown.-Major 10 10 .......

General E. D.

Keyes and staff...

Infantry... 4,568 5,933 ......

Artillery... 674 688 28

Cavalry... 1,162 1,180 ........

Grand total... 25,898 28,109 68

SUMMARY.

General and 39 3 42 45 45 ....

staff

officers,

&c.

Infantry... 756 14,845 17,807 20,296 22,667 ....

Artillery... 47 1,385 1,648 2,059 1,862 64

Cavalry... 103 2,526 3,290 3,498 3,535 4

Total... 945 18,759 22,787 25,898 28,109 68

NOTE.-Brigadier-Generals Ferry, Wessells, and Spinola, with their respective brigades, were transferred, to the Department of North Carolina, and the following regiments were added to the force at Suffolk: One hundred and sixty-fifth, One hundred and sixty-sixth, One hundred and sixty-seventh, One hundred and sixty-eight, One hundred and fifty-eight, One hundred and seventy-first, One hundred and seventy-fourth, One hundred and seventy-fifth, One hundred and seventy-sixth, One hundred and seventy-seventh Pennsylvania Militia, and One hundred and fifty-eight New York Volunteers. Brigadier-General Naglee's brigade transferred to Department of North Carolina, and replaced by the One hundred and sixty-ninth, One hundred and seventy-second, One hundred and seventy-eight, One hundred and seventy-ninth Pennsylvania Militia, One hundred and fifteenth New York Volunteers, and the Fort Delaware.