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days' scout and pursuit through the swamps. Captain Moore nearly succeeded in capturing Captain Porter also, who escaped in a skiff across the Forked Deer River, with Moore in hot pursuit.

ASBOTH.

Abstract from return of the Department of the Tennessee, major General Ulysses S. Grant, U. S. Army, commanding, for April 30, 1863. *

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

Army headquarters ---- ---- ----

Engineer troops 26 533 602

Thirteenth Army Corps:

Headquarters 29 310 402

NINTH DIVISION 249 3,894 4,634

Tenth DIVISION 253 3,873 4,574

Twelfth DIVISION 276 4,808 5,483

District of Eastern 12

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12

Arkansas

Thirteenth DIVISION 157 3,019 4,329

SECOND Cavalry DIVISION 94 1,712 2,323

Fourteenth DIVISION 209 3,795 4,662

Total Thirteenth Army 1,279 21,411 26,419

Corps

Fifteenth Army Corps:

Headquarters 13

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13

First DIVISION 348 5,424 7,029

SECOND DIVISION 320 5,597 7,083

THIRD DIVISION+ 308 5,043 6,294

Total Fifteenth Army 989 16,064 20,419

Corps

SEVENTEENTH Army Corps

Headquarters 12 64 89

THIRD DIVISION 362 6,136 7,076

Sixth DIVISION 244 3,959 4,582

Seventh DIVISION 290 4,781 5,735

Total Seventh Army Corps. 908 14,940 17,482

Grand total operating 2,730 44,422 53,596

against Vicksburg.

Sixteenth Army Corps:

Headquarters 9

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9

Engineer troops (Bissell)

-----

-----

398

First DIVISION 416 7,147 8,928

SECOND DIVISION, or 537 10,236 13,216

District of Corinth. ++

THIRD DIVISION, or 82 1,046 1,900

District of Jackson. ++

Fourth DIVISION 324 5,840 7,010

Sixth DIVISION, or 335 6,717 8,613

District of Columbus.

First Cavalry DIVISION 153 2,827 3,873

District of Memphis 297 4,868 7,614

Total SIXTEENTH Army 2,153 39,041 51,561

Corps.

Grand total Department of 5,355 91,989 116,483

the Tennessee.

Pieces of

artillery

Command. Aggregate Heavy Field Headquarte

present rs.

and absent

Army headquarters

-----

--- ---- Not

reported.

Engineer troops 787 --- ---- In the

field.

Thirteenth Army Corps:

Headquarters 588 --- --- In the

field.

NINTH DIVISION 7,141 --- 12 Near Grand

Gulf.

Tenth DIVISION 7,296 --- 12 In the

field.

Twelfth DIVISION 6,867 --- --- Do.

District of Eastern 12 --- --- Helena,

Arkansas Ark.

Thirteenth DIVISION 5,231 --- 6 Do.

SECOND Cavalry DIVISION 2,678 --- 12 Do.

Fourteenth DIVISION 6,224 6 6 In the

field.

Total Thirteenth Army 36,037 6 48

Corps

Fifteenth Army Corps:

Headquarters 15 --- --- In the

field.

First DIVISION 10,528 --- 10 Milliken's

Bend, La.

SECOND DIVISION 9,749 --- 20 Young's

Point, La.

THIRD DIVISION+ 7,549 --- 8

Total Fifteenth Army 27,841 --- 38

Corps

SEVENTEENTH Army Corps

Headquarters 111 --- --- In the

field.

THIRD DIVISION 9,160 --- 24

Sixth DIVISION 5,829 --- 16

Seventh DIVISION 8,054 --- 20

Total Seventh Army 23,154 --- 60

Corps.

Grand total operating 73,674 --- 122

against Vicksburg.

Sixteenth Army Corps:

Headquarters 9 --- --- Memphis,

Tenn.

Engineer troops 462 --- --- Grand

(Bissell) Junc.,

Tenn.

First DIVISION 11,255 --- 26 La Grange,

Tenn.

SECOND DIVISION, or 15,356 25 30 Corinth,

District of Corinth. ++ MISS.

THIRD DIVISION, or 3,020 --- 7 Jackson,

District of Jackson. ++ Tenn.

Fourth DIVISION 8,350 --- 22 Memphis,

Tenn.

Sixth DIVISION, or 10,149 --- --- Columbus,

District of Columbus. Ky.

First Cavalry DIVISION 4,628 --- --- Memphis,

Tenn.

District of Memphis 8,691 24 6 Do.

Total SIXTEENTH Army 61,950 49 91

Corps.

Grand total Department 149,769 55 237

of the Tennessee.

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*Compiled from the subordinate returns.

+Formerly known as the Eighth DIVISION, Army of the Tennessee.

++Embraced in the "left wing SIXTEENTH Army Corps," Major General Richard J. Oglesby commanding.

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