War of the Rebellion: Serial 035 Page 0639 Chapter XXXV. CORRESPONDENCE,ETC. - UNION.

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[Notes on original return.]

RECAPITULATION.

Effective men:

Detached..................................... 2,750

In Kentucky.................................. 524

In Virginia.................................. 2,495

Total........................................ 5,769

Of which there are-

Infantry..................................... 750

Cavalry...................................... 680

Mounted Rifles............................... 790

Partisan Rangers............................. 139

Artillery.................................... 136

Total........................................ 2,495

"Troops of the Line" in Brigadier-General Marshall's command, February 18, 1863; headquarters Holston Springs, Va.

IN IMMEDIATE COMMAND.

5th Kentucky, Colonel Hiram Hawkins.

[11th] Kentucky Mounted Infantry, Colonel B. E. Caudill.

64th Virginia, Colonel Campbell Slemp.

4th Kentucky Cavalry, Colonel Henry L. Giltner.

1st Kentucky Mounted Rifle Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel

E. F. Clay.

2nd Kentucky Mounted Rifle Battalion, Major Thomas Johnson.

Jessee's [Kentucky] squadron, Captain G. M. Jessee.

Kentucky Cavalry [one company], Captain E. Trimble.

Kentucky Partisans [one company], Captain William J. Fields.

Louisiana Mounted Rifles,* Captain O. P. Miller.

27th Virginia Battalion, Partisan Rangers [two companies],

Captain J. S. Collings.

Virginia Cavalry [one company], Captain J. A. McFarlane.

Davidson's battery, Captain G. S. Davidson.

Jeffres' [Virginia] battery, Captain W. C. Jeffress.

ON DETACHED SERVICE.

9th Georgia Artillery Battalion, Major A. Leyden.

29th Virginia, Colonel A. C. Moore.

54th Virginia, Colonel Robert C. Trigg.

27th Virginia Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel H. A. Edmundson.

34th Virginia Battalion, Major V. A. Witcher.

[Indorsement.]

HOLSTON SPRINGS, SCOTT COUNTY, VIRGINIA, February 18, 1863.

The Sixty-fourth Virginia Regiment has been formed since Mr. Seddon

came into office, and is composed of men raised in Lee, Scott, and Wise Counties, Virginia. One battalion of the regiment has not been drilled a month. The Fifth Kentucky Regiment is composed of recruits raised in Kentucky last fall. Both of these regiments are going through with the mumps and measles, and, together, would not now parade for a fight more than 600 men. The troops were very sickly at Jonesville. Among other diseases, the small-pox broke out [it was said], and several officers and men have had it. While a great many of my recruits ran away from the pestilence, I left 125 men in hospital at Jonesville, and have about 40 under charge an employed physician here.

Of the enumerated 790 mounted riflemen, Jesse's squadron of 150 has not more than 30 men mounted, and is composed of new recruits [exchanged prisoners], and have not received much camp instruction.

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*Rolls on file show it organized at Lynchburg, Va.

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