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Abstract from consolidated report of Hindman's division, Trans-Mississippi Army, Major General Thomas C. Hindman commanding, for January 31, 1863.

Present for duty.

Aggrega

Aggrega- te pre-

Command. Offi- Men. Aggrega- te pre- sent and

cers. te pre sent and absent

sent. absent. last

report.

General staff 12

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12 12

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of division.

Frost's 80 960 1,432 2,443 2,452

brigade.

Fagan's 65 600 984 3,130 3,127

brigade.

McRae's 126 1,029 1,615 3,210

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brigade.

Parsons' 136 1,715 2,458 4,454 4,570

brigade.

Shaver's 63 746 1,169 3,509

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brigade.

Coarser's

company 3 61 81 87

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unattached

cavalry.

Total. 485 5,111 7,751 16,845 10,149

Composition of Hindman's division, January 31, 1863.*

Frost's Brigade.

Clark's regiment.

Mitchell's regiment.

Musser's battalion.

Ruffner's battery.

McRae's (Arkansas) Brigade.

Gause's regiment.

Glenn's regiment.

McNeill's regiment.

Morgan's regiment.

Marshall's battery.

Shaver's (Arkansas) Brigade.

Grinsted's regiment.

Shaler's regiment.

Shaver's regiment.

Etter's battery.

Fagan's (Arkansas) Brigade.

Brooks' regiment.

Hawthorn's regiment.

King's regiment.

Pleasants' regiment.

Blocher's battery.

Parsons' (Missouri) Brigade.

Caldwell's regiment.

Hunter's regiment.

Pickett's regiment.

Pindall's battalion.

White's regiment.

Roberts' cavalry company.

Tilden's battery.

Unattached.

Coarser's cavalry company.

WAR DEPARTMENT, C. S. A.,

Richmond, Va., February 3, 1863.

General E. KIRBY SMITH, Jackson, Miss.:

Arrange, if you can, with General Pemberton for the exchange of General Price and his command for troops under your command to the west of the Mississippi. It is desired that General Price and his command should be transferred as soon as may be, consistently with the safety of General Pemberton's command.

J. A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.

WAR DEPARTMENT, C. S. A.,

Richmond, Va., February 5, 1863.

General E. KIRBY SMITH, General Commanding, &c.:

SIR: I telegraphed you yesterday+ to Jackson, Miss., requesting you to endeavor to arrange with General Pemberton for exchange of troops

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*Actual commanders not indicated on the original return.

+Dispatch dated 3rd.

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