War of the Rebellion: Serial 038 Page 0020 Mississippi, WEST TENNESSEE, ETC. Chapter XXXVI.

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Abstract from returns of the Department of the Tennessee, Major General Ulysses S. Grant, U. S. Army, commanding, for January 31, 1863.

Present for

duty.

Command. Officers Men Aggregat

e

present

General headquarters (Young's

Point):

Staff 20 ---- 20

Missouri Engineer Regiment 11 318 641

Total general headquarters 31 318 661

Thirteenth Army Corps:

General headquarters (Young's 20 63 113

Point)

NINTH DIVISION (Young's Point) 161 4,079 6,275

Tenth DIVISION (Young's Point) 238 4,326 7,014

District of Eastern Arkansas 669 12,161 16,476

(Helena)

Total Thirteenth Army Corps 1,088 20,629 29,878

Fifteenth Army Corps* (near

Vicksburg):

General headquarters 10 ---- 10

First DIVISION 348 6,165 9,746

SECOND DIVISION 251 5,753 7,747

Total Fifteenth Army Corps 609 11,918 17,503

Sixteenth Army Corps:

General headquarters (Memphis, 6 20 26

Tenn.)

First DIVISION (La Grange, 293 5,856 7,273

Tenn.)

Fourth DIVISION (Moscow, Tenn.) 291 6,173 7,416

Eighth DIVISION (Corinth, MISS.) 200 3,445 4,269

District of WEST Tennessee:

District of Columbus (Columbus, 300 5,378 7,273

Ky.)

District of Corinth (Corinth, 477 8,856 11,364

MISS.)

District of Jackson (Jackson, 473 9,030 11,225

Tenn.)

District of Memphis (Memphis, 260 4,514 7,558

Tenn.)

Cavalry DIVISION:

Grierson's (1st) brigade (La 88 1,918 2,946

Grange, Tenn.)

Lee's (2nd) brigade, 129 2,905 3,521

(Germantown, Tenn.)

Total SIXTEENTH Army Corps 2,517 48,095 62,351

SEVENTEENTH Army Corps:

General headquarters (Memphis, 12 76 95

Tenn.)

THIRD DIVISION (Memphis, Tenn.) 341 6,461 7,946

Sixth DIVISION (Lake Providence, 275 4,939 6,202

La.)

Seventh DIVISION (near Memphis, 301 5,952 7,528

Tenn.)

Total SEVENTEENTH Army Corps 929 17,428 21,771

Grand total Army of the 5,174 98,388 132,164

Tennessee+

Pieces of

artillery.

Command. Aggregat Heavy. Field.

e

present

and

absent.

General headquarters (Young's

Point):

Staff 20 ---- ----

Missouri Engineer Regiment 811 ---- ----

Total general headquarters 831 ---- ----

Thirteenth Army Corps:

General headquarters (Young's 151 ---- ----

Point)

NINTH DIVISION (Young's Point) 8,901 ---- 12

Tenth DIVISION (Young's Point) 10,072 ---- 12

District of Eastern Arkansas 19,763 ---- ----

(Helena)

Total Thirteenth Army Corps 38,887 ---- 24

Fifteenth Army Corps* (near

Vicksburg):

General headquarters 12 ---- ----

First DIVISION 12,760 ---- 16

SECOND DIVISION 10,705 4 16

Total Fifteenth Army Corps 23,477 4 32

Sixteenth Army Corps:

General headquarters (Memphis, 26 ---- ----

Tenn.)

First DIVISION (La Grange, 8,908 ---- 16

Tenn.)

Fourth DIVISION (Moscow, Tenn.) 8,758 ---- 24

Eighth DIVISION (Corinth, MISS.) 5,546 ---- 20

District of WEST Tennessee:

District of Columbus (Columbus, 9,173 104 5

Ky.)

District of Corinth (Corinth, 13,153 ---- 54

MISS.)

District of Jackson (Jackson, 13,530 ---- 20

Tenn.)

District of Memphis (Memphis, 8,835 24 6

Tenn.)

Cavalry DIVISION:

Grierson's (1st) brigade (La 2,946 ---- ----

Grange, Tenn.)

Lee's (2nd) brigade, 5,195 ---- ----

(Germantown, Tenn.)

Total SIXTEENTH Army Corps 76,070 128 145

SEVENTEENTH Army Corps:

General headquarters (Memphis, 120 ---- ----

Tenn.)

THIRD DIVISION (Memphis, Tenn.) 9,869 4 20

Sixth DIVISION (Lake Providence, 7,799 ---- 16

La.)

Seventh DIVISION (near Memphis, 9,676 ---- 20

Tenn.)

Total SEVENTEENTH Army Corps 27,464 4 56

Grand total Army of the 166,729 136 257

Tennessee+

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*Not reported.

+This compilation is made, as far as practicable, from the returns (brigade, DIVISION, and corps) most likely to represent the actual strength of the several commands at the date for which the department return is made. There are two departmental returns on file for this date. The first reports present for duty 5,111 officers and 95,672 men; aggregate present, 129,936; aggregate present and absent, 163,594. The SECOND reports present for duty 5,324 officers and 101,353 men; aggregate present, 131,156; aggregate present and absent, 164,439.

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