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Abstract from return of the Department of the Missouri, &c.-Continued.

RECAPITULATION.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

Department staff. 15 ... 15

District of Saint 125 2,950 4,286

Louis.

District of 82 2,053 2,730

Southeastern Missouri.

New Madrid. 21 375 525

District of Rolla. 59 1,470 1,848

District of Central 60 1,062 1,305

Missouri.

District of 174 3,740 4,581

Southwestern Missouri.

District of Northern 36 573 836

Missouri.

District of the 114 3,073 3,686

Border.

District of the 184 4,738 6,127

Frontier.

District of Nebraska. 24 399 479

District of Colorado. 41 840 1,141

Alton, Ill. 83 473 688

Grand total. 968 21,746 28,247

Pieces of artillery.

Command. Aggregate Heavy. Field.

present and

absent.

Department staff. 15 .. ...

District of Saint 5,216 32 ...

Louis.

District of 3,274 4 16

Southeastern Missouri.

New Madrid. 574 ... ...

District of Rolla. 2,235 4 14

District of Central 1,577 ... 6

Missouri.

District of 6,348 ... 14

Southwestern Missouri.

District of Northern 914 ... ....

Missouri.

District of the 4,430 6 14

Border.

District of the 7,602 4 19

Frontier.

District of Nebraska. 822 ... ...

District of Colorado. 1,774 ... 10

Alton, Ill. 740 .. ...

Grand total. 35,521 50 93

Abstract from return of the Army of the Arkansas Expedition, Major General Frederick Steele commanding, for August, 1863; headquarters Brownsville, Ark.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

Infantry:

Second Division, 162 2,357 3,317

Colonel William E.

McLean.

Third Division, 116 1,758 2,593

Brigadier General

Samuel A. Rice.

Total infantry. 278 4,115 5,910

Cavalry:

First Division,* 214 3,899 6,002

Brigadier General

John W. Davidson.

Cavalry Brigade, 34 430 745

Colonel Powell

Clayton.

Cavalry escort, 3 72 92

Lieutenant James K.

McLean.

Total cavalry. 251 4,401 6,839

Artillery, Captain 10 378 458

Mortimer M. Hayden.

Grand total. 539 8,894 13,207

Command. Aggregate Aggregate Pieces of

present and last field

absent. return. artillery.

Infantry:

Second Division, 6,915 7,064 ...

Colonel William E.

McLean.

Third Division, 4,023 4,023 ....

Brigadier General

Samuel A. Rice.

Total infantry. 10,938 11,087 ...

Cavalry:

First Division,* 7,687 7,845 22

Brigadier General

John W. Davidson.

Cavalry Brigade, 1,202 1,202 5

Colonel Powell

Clayton.

Cavalry escort, 124 126 ...

Lieutenant James K.

McLean.

Total cavalry. 9,012 9,173 27

Artillery, Captain 690 537 22

Mortimer M. Hayden.

Grand total. 20,641 20,797 49

WASHINGTON, September 2, 1863.

Major-General SCHOFIELD, Saint Louis:

You will please report whether measures are being taken to prevent hostile collisions on the Kansas border; also whether General Ewing's order the depopulate certain counties in Missouri has been approved or disapproved by you.

H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

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*Davidson's cavalry division belonged to Department of the Missouri.

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