War of the Rebellion: Serial 040 Page 0464 N. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter XXXVII.

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with very slight loss. The enemy have been driven from White House and the road broken up. The sensation stories about Keyes marching on Richmond all false. There has been no movement of the Army of the Potomac to recross the Rappahannock since Hoooker's return to Falmouth.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

Abstract from return of the Army of the Potomac, Major General Joseph Hooker, U. S. Army, commanding, for May 10, 1863.

Present for duty

Command. Officers Men. Aggregate

present.

General and staff. 67 ---- 68

Provost-guard 115 1,624 2,000

(Patrick)

Engineer Brigade 56 1,230 1,485

(Benham)

Aquia Creek defenses 40 567 668

(Van Alen*)

Signal corps (Fisher) 22 97 151

Guards and orderlies 17 46 67

(Ingalls)

Artillery Reserve 71 1,662 1,872

(Tyler)

First Army Corps 1,089 15,200 18,554

(Reynolds)

Second Army Corps 1,034 13,509 16,834

(Couch)

Third Army Corps 851 13,538 16,231

(Sickles)

Fifth Army Corps 852 13,452 16,371

(Meade)

Sixth Army Corps 1,126 17,428 20,440

(Sedgwick)

Eleventh Army Corps 605 10,677 12,826

(Howard)

Twelfth Army Corps 616 10,073 11,944

(Slocum)

Cavalry Corps # 620 12,778 17,193

(Stoneman)

Total. 7,181 111,881 136,704

Command. Aggregate Pieces of

present and artillery.

absent.

General and staff. 72 ---

Provost-guard 2,342 ----

(Patrick)

Engineer Brigade 2,470 ---

(Benham)

Aquia Creek defenses 780 12

(Van Alen*)

Signal corps (Fisher) 185 ----

Guards and orderlies 89

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(Ingalls)

Artillery Reserve 2,101 63

(Tyler)

First Army Corps 25,680 52

(Reynolds)

Second Army Corps 25,391 48

(Couch)

Third Army Corps 24,996 55

(Sickles)

Fifth Army Corps 22,748 42

(Meade)

Sixth Army Corps 29,578 54

(Sedgwick)

Eleventh Army Corps 17,411 28

(Howard)

Twelfth Army Corps 17,430 26

(Slocum)

Cavalry Corps # 22,038 22

(Stoneman)

Total. 193,311 402

Present for duty equipped+ in the Army of the Potomac, May 10, 1863.

Infantry Cavalry Artillery.

Command. Officers Enlisted men Officers Enlisted men Officers Enlisted men.

Provost-guard 69 1,094 - - - -

Engineer - - - - - -

Brigade

Aquia Creek 28 312 - - 8 255

defenses

Signal corps - - - - - -

Guards and - - 2 50 - -

orderlies

Artillery 19 301 - 4 45 1,357

Reserve

First Army 1,005 13,356 2 63 31 1,009

Corps

Second Army 950 12,404 4 85 24 812

Corps

Third Army 786 12,026 - - 35 1,202

Corps

Fifth Army 819 12,707 - - 25 821

Corps

Sixth Army 1,079 16,008 4 113 38 1,102

Corps

Eleventh Army 522 9,620 5 50 21 750

Corps

Twelfth Army 609 10,073 - - - -

Corps

Cavalry Corps - - 556 10,523 11 451

(April 10)

Total 5,886 87,901 573 10,888 238 7,759

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*Assigned May 7.

#According to report of April 10, the latest received.

+The "present for duty equipped" is intended to represent" only those who are actually available for the line of battle at the date of the regimental reports."

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