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Abstract from Field Return of troops at Goldsborough, N. C., commanded by Major General G. W. Smith, for December 20, 1862.

Present for duty.

Infantry Cavalry

Command. Offic Men Offi Men

ers cers

Clingman's brigade. 111 1,614 - -

Daniel's brigade. 108 1,603 - -

Davis' brigade. 108 1,518 - -

Evans' brigade. 102 1,269 - -

Pettigrew's brigade 192 3,096 - -

Burwell's provost guard 2 63 - -

Mallett's battalion 6 201 - -

Robertson's cavalry (dismounted) - - 64 662

Badham's [William] (North - - - -

Carolina battery.)

Bunting's [S. R.] battery - - - -

Cumming's [James D.] battery - - - -

Dabney's [W. J.] battery (heavy - - - -

artillery)

Starr's [J. B.] battery. - - - -

Grand total 629 9,364 64 662

Present for duty.

Artillery

Command. Of Men Effect Aggreg Aggreg

fi ive ate ate

ce total presen presen

rs t t and

absent

Clingman's brigade. - - 1,662 1,987 -

Daniel's brigade. - - 1,625 1,749 2,633

Davis' brigade. - - 1,561 1,743 2,710

Evans' brigade. - - 1,269 1,371 -

Pettigrew's brigade - - 3,131 3,715 -

Burwell's provost guard - - 65 67 -

Mallett's battalion - - 201 207 -

Robertson's cavalry - - 667 743 1,057

(dismounted)

Badham's [William] (North 8 109 116 135 158

Carolina battery.)

Bunting's [S. R.] battery 3 72 66 81 95

Cumming's [James D.] 4 71 71 88 94

battery

Dabney's [W. J.] battery 2 31 34 38 53

(heavy artillery)

Starr's [J. B.] battery. - 66 66 68 88

Grand total 17 349 10,534 11,992 6,888

Abstract from Field Return of troops commanded by Major General A. Elzey, December 20, 1862 (headquarters Richmond, Va.)

Present

for duty.

Commanding officer Offic Men Effect Aggregat Aggregat

and troops. ers ive e e

total present present

and

absent.

Brigadier General 158 1,889 2,222 2,620 3,387

H. A. Wise

Brigadier General 127 1,727 1,925 2,412 3,327

J. Daniel

54th Virginia 44 639 647 721 987

Regiment, Colonel

(R. C.) Trigg

27th Virginia 21 250 252 283 565

Battalion, Colonel

[H. A.] Edmundson

50th Virginia 29 471 484 521 821

Regiment, Colonel

[Thomas] Poage

29th Virginia 20 366 385 408 943

Regiment, Colonel

[A. C.] Moore

63rd Virginia 21 272 286 311 870

Regiment, Colonel

[J. J.] McMahon.

Colonel [T. S.] 100 1,521 1,676 1,995 2,466

Rhett

Colonel T. J. Page 25 259 354 411 486

Drewry's Bluff, 15 242 289 372 390

Major Smith

Grand total. 560 7,636 8,520 10,054 14,242

SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSPECTOR GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 298.

Richmond, Va., December 20, 1862.

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XVI. Brigadier General R. E. Colston, Provisional Army, will report to Major General Arnold Elzey, commanding, &c., in this city, for duty in command of a brigade, to be composed of the following regiments, &c.:

Twenty-ninth Regiment Virginia Volunteers, Fiftieth Regiment Virginia Volunteers, Fifty-fourth Regiment Virginia Volunteers, Sixty-third Regiment Virginia Volunteers, Twenty-seventh Battalion Virginia Volunteers.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JNO. WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.