War of the Rebellion: Serial 030 Page 0412 KY.,MID., AND E.TENN.,N.ALA., AND SW.VA. Chapter XXXII.

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The enemy in heavy force is before us, with a determination, no doubt, to redeem the fruitful country we have wrested from him. With the remembrance of Richmond, Munfordville, and Perryville so fresh in our minds, let us make a name for the now Army of Tennessee as enviable as those enjoyed by the armies of Kentucky and the Mississippi.

BRAXTON BRAGG.

Abstract from return of the Army of Tennessee commanded by General Braxton Bragg, for November 20, 1862.*

Present for duty.

Infantry. Cavalry.

Command. Officers. Men. Officers. Men.

Polk's corps 1,251 15,189 57 990

Hardee's corps 895 9,274 8 126

Attached to ---- ---- 7 132

headquarters

Grand total 2,146 24,463 72 1,248

Present for duty.

Artillery.

Command. Officers. Men. Effective Aggrega Aggrega

total te te

present. present present

and

absent.

Polk's corps 54 1,197 18,661 23,329 35,648

Hardee's 32 698 11,844 13,679 25,053

corps

Attached to --- --- 144 165 183

headquarters

Grand total 86 1,895 30,649 36,173 60,884

Abstract from approximate return of the Department of East Tennessee, commanded by Lieut. Gen. E. Kirby Smith, November 20, 1862; headquarters Knoxville, Tenn.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate Aggregate

present. present

and

absent.

First Division:

First Brigade 119 2,131 3,020 4,413

Second Brigade 160 2,120 2,823 3,952

Third Brigade 127 2,309 3,290 4,757

Second Division:

First Brigade 99 1,711 2,391 3,486

Second Brigade 118 1,667 2,147 2,675

Third Brigade 183 1,613 2,123 2,887

First Cavalry --- 1,500 1,500 1,500

Brigade+

On the line of

Kentucky and

Tennessee:

Second Cavalry --- 2,000 2,000 2,000

Brigade+

At Sparta:

Third Cavalry --- 900 900 900

Brigade+

Third Division:

First Brigade 83 1,316 1,823 3,348

Second Brigade 138 2,058 2,868 4,797

Third Brigade --- 650 650 650

(Smith's Legion)+

Fourth Brigade 149 1,608 2,044 3,652

Fifth Brigade 67 1,028 1,368 2,071

(Hilliard's

Legion)

Unattached:

Thomas' regiment --- 500 500 500

North Carolina

Volunteers+

5th Regiment --- 300 300 300

Tennessee Cavalry+

Rucker's battalion --- 175 175 175

Tennessee Cavalry+

7th Battalion 24 396 486 551

North Carolina

Cavalry

5th Battalion 9 122 150 233

North Carolina

Cavalry

Butler's regiment --- 550 550 550

Kentucky Cavalry+

16th Battalion 21 245 288 407

Georgia Partisan

Rangers

Grand total 1,297 24,899 31,396 43,804

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*See Bragg to Cooper, November 24, 1862,p.423.

+Estimated.

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