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Distances of the batteries around Richmond from the Capitol.

Numbe Location. Distance by Distance by

rs of road. air-line.

batt-

ery.

1 On James River, opposite Miles. Miles.

Drewry's Island

3 1/4 2 3/8

2 Marion Hill 3 1/4 2 5/8

3 Mount Erin 3 2 1/2

4 Blakey's Mill road 2 1/4 1 3/4

5 Stoney Run 2 1/2 1 3/4

6 Mechanicsville turnpike 2 1/4 1 5/8

7 Mount Comfort Central 2 3/8 1 3/4

Railroad

8 Mitchell's track 2 1/4 1 3/4

9 Brooke turnpike 2 1/4 1 7/8

10 Fair Ground 2 1/4 2 1/4

11 Wertham plank-road 2 1/2 2

13 Danville Railroad 2 1/4 1 1/2

14 Danville Railroad 3 1/2 2 1/4

15 Coal-Pit turnpike 3 2 1/2

16 Broad Rock Island 3 3/4 2 3/4

Very respectfully, & c.,

J. F. GILMER,

Colonel Engineers and Chief of Bureau.

Abstract from Field Return of Pickett's division, Department of Virginia and North Carolina, temporarily commanded by Brigadier General J. L. Kemper, March 19, 1863.

NEAR PETERSBURG, VA.

Present for duty.

Infantry. Artillery.

Troops. Officers. Men. Officers.

Garnett's brigade ... ... ...

Armistead's 93 1,279 ...

brigade

Kemper's brigade 94 1,227 ...

Corse's brigade 78 922 ...

Artillery ... ... 17

battalion

Grand total 265 3,428 17

Continuation: Artillery.

Troops. Men. Aggregate Aggregate

present. present and

absent.

Garnett's brigade ... ... ...

Armistead's ... 1,695 2,712

brigade

Kemper's brigade ... 1,585 2,900

Corse's brigade ... 1,209 2,012

Artillery 374 434 537

battalion

Grand total 374 4,923 8,161

NOTE FROM RETURN. - Fifty-seventh Virginia Regiment, aggregate present last report, 528; on detached duty at Fort Powhatan. First Virginia Regiment, aggregate present last report, 206; on detached service at Fort Powhatan. Bradford's battery assigned to duty with the division since last report. [Garnett's brigade] on detached duty in North Carolina.

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