War of the Rebellion: Serial 026 Page 0532 NORTH CAROLINA AND S. E. VIRGINIA. Chapter XXX.

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HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA, SEVENTH ARMY CORPS,

Fort Monroe, Va., January 31, 1863.

Major General E. D. KEYES,

Commanding, &c., Yorktown, Va.:

GENERAL: A limited supply of efficient arms (Enfield rifles) has been requisitions at the arsenal at this place. You will therefore make proper requisitions for such regiments as are most in need of such arms.

By command of Major-General Dix:

D. T. VAN BUREN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Abstract from Tri-monthly Return of the Department of Virginia (Seventh Army Corps), Major General John A. Dix commanding, for January 31, 1863 (headquarters Fort Monroe, Va).

Present for duty.

Command. Office Men. Aggreg Aggreg Aggreg Piece

r. ate ate ate s

presen presen last field

t. t and return artil

absent . lery.

.

Headquarters

Fort Monroe.-

Major 17 ... 17 17 17 ...

General John

A. Dix

Fort Monroe.-

Colonel S.

M. Alford:

Infantry 22 618 789 836 836 ...

Attached ... ... 25 25 25 ...

garrison

Total 22 618 814 861 861 ...

Camp

Hamilton.-

Colonel

Anthony Conk:

Infantry 29 659 780 824 825 ...

Cavalry 3 73 80 86 86 ...

Artillery 9 279 321 337 422 ...

Total 41 1,011 1,181 1,247 1,333 ...

Norfolk.-

Brigadier

General E.

L. Viele:

Infantry 129 2,422 3,033 3,458 3,470 ...

Cavalry 2 39 58 82 82 ...

Artillery 4 135 149 190 192 6

Total 135 2,596 3,240 3,730 3,744 6

Suffolk.-

Major

General J.

J. Peck:

Infantry 361 7,079 8,663 9,946 10,189 ...

Cavalry 67 1,568 2,085 2,328 2,329 4

Artillery 17 620 709 761 765 30

Total 445 9,267 11,457 13,035 13,283 34

Yorktown.-

Major

General E.

D. Keyes:

Infantry 162 2,505 3,028 3,523 4,444 ...

Cavalry 43 853 1,044 1,155 1,157 ...

Artillery 16 383 466 663 669 28

Total 221 3,741 4,538 5,341 6,270 28

Point

Lookout, Md.-

Major J. C.

Brown:

Detachment 5 150 184 200 200 ...

Independent

Battalion New

York

Volunteers.

Grand total 886 17,383 21,431 24,431 25,708 68

Present for duty equipped.

Infantry. Cavalry. Artillery.

Command. Office Men. Office Men. Office Men.

r. r. r.

Headquarters

Fort Monroe.-

Major ... ... ... ... ... ...

General John

A. Dix

Fort Monroe.-

Colonel S.

M. Alford:

Infantry 28 687 ... ... ... ...

Attached ... ... ... ... ... 23

garrison

Total 28 687 ... ... ... 23

Camp

Hamilton.-

Colonel

Anthony Conk:

Infantry 35 700 ... ... ... ...

Cavalry ... ... 3 74 ... ...

Artillery ... ... ... ... 10 281

Total 35 700 3 74 10 281

Norfolk.-

Brigadier

General E.

L. Viele:

Infantry 131 2,608 ... ... ... ...

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

Artillery ... ... 2 51 4 137

Total 131 2,608 2 51 4 137

Suffolk.-

Major

General J.

J. Peck:

Infantry 361 7,079 ... ... ... ...

Cavalry ... ... 70 1,773 ... ...

Artillery ... ... ... ... 17 650

Total 361 7,079 70 1,773 17 650

Yorktown.-

Major

General E.

D. Keyes:

Infantry 163 2,650 ... ... ... ...

Cavalry ... ... 45 942 ... ...

Artillery ... ... ... ... 19 413

Total 163 2,650 45 942 19 413

Point

Lookout, Md.-

Major J. C.

Brown:

Detachment 5 152 ... ... ... ...

Independent

Battalion New

York

Volunteers.

Grand total 723 13,876 120 2,840 50 1,504