War of the Rebellion: Serial 041 Page 0665 Chapter XXXVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.- UNION.

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Abstract from return of the Department of the Gulf (Nineteenth Army Corps), Major General N. P. Banks, U. S. Army, commanding, for the month of July, 1863; headquarters, New Orleans.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

Department staff 24 ... 24

First Division 193 4,642 5,506

(Weitzel)

Third Division 221 4,047 5,619

(Dwight)

Fourth Division 111 2,622 3,304

(Grover)

Baton Rouge, La., 48 1,385 2,906

(Woodman)

Defenses of New 163 6,927 9,233

Orleans (Emory)

Port Hudson* 381 8,250 11,865

(Andrews)

District of Key 36 727 1,069

West, &c. (Woodbury)

District of 34 460 624

Pensacola (Holbrock)

Ship Island, Miss. 22 502 637

(Daniels)

Grand total 1,233 29,562 40,787

Grand total, 1,201 27,423 38,273

according to tri-

monthly department

return for July 31.

Pieces of artillery.

Command. Aggregate Heavy. Field.

present and

absent.

Department staff 27 ... ...

First Division 9,489 ... ...

(Weitzel)

Third Division 8,619 ... ...

(Dwight)

Fourth Division 5,254 ... 16

(Grover)

Baton Rouge, La., 3,406 ... ...

(Woodman)

Defenses of New 10,312 24 43

Orleans (Emory)

Port Hudson* 14,197 ... 53

(Andrews)

District of Key 1,104 ... ...

West, &c. (Woodbury)

District of 673 ... ...

Pensacola (Holbrock)

Ship Island, Miss. 679 ... ...

(Daniels)

Grand total 53,760 24 112

Grand total, 52,048 ... ...

according to tri-

monthly department

return for July 31.

Abstract from return of Herron's division, Army of the Tennessee, Major General Francis J. Herron, U. S. Army, commanding, for July 31, 1863; headquarters, Port Hudson, La.

Command. Officer Men. Aggregate Aggregate Pieces

. present. present of

and field

absent. artille

ry.

Staff 9 ... 9 9 ...

First Brigade 93 1,547 2,875 3,707 12

Second Brigade 92 1,796 2,575 3,003 6

Cavalry 4 64 97 125 ...

Total 198 3,407 5,556 6,844 18

Composition of division commanded by Major General Francis J. Herron, U. S. Army, July 31, 1863.+

First Brigade.

Brigadier General WILLIAM VANDEVER.

37th Illinois, Colonel John Charles Black.

26th Indiana, Colonel John G. Clark.

20th Iowa, Colonel William McE. Dye.

34th Iowa, Colonel George W. Clark.

38th Iowa, Colonel D. Henry Hughes.

1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery E, Captain Nelson Cole.

1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery F, Captain Joseph Foust.

Second Brigade.

Brigadier General WILLIAM W. ORME.

91st Illinois, Colonel Henry M. Day.

94th Illinois, Colonel John McNulta.

19th Iowa, Major John Bruce.

20th Wisconsin, Colonel Henry Bertram.

1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery B, Captain Martin Welfley.

Cavalry.

15th Illinois, Company F, Captain Joseph Adams.

36th Illinois Company A, Captain George A. Willis.

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* Dies not include Herron's division, for which see following table.

+Transferred from Vicksburg, Miss., to Port Hudson, La., July 24-25.

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