War of the Rebellion: Serial 041 Page 0826 W. FLA., S. ALA., S. MISS., LA., TEX., N. MEX. Chapter XXXVIII.

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Abstract from returns of the Department of the Gulf, Major General N. P. Banks, U. S. Army, commanding, for the month of November, 1863.8

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

General .............. .............. ..............

headquarters..

Staff.. 28 .............. 28

Headquarters 3 71 90

troops

(Francis)..

Engineer 77 1,278 1,664

Brigade

(Houston)..

Total.. 108 1,349 1,782

Thirteenth

Army Corps

(Dana):

Staff and 16 11 33

pioneer

corps..

First Division 263 4,030 5,125

(Washburn)+

Second 232 3,764 4,883

Division

(Dana)++

Third Division 213 3,443 3,951

(McGinnis)..

Fourth 158 2,203 2,871

Division

(Burbridge)..

Total.. 882 13,451 16,863

Nineteenth .............. .............. ..............

Army Corps

(Franklin)..

Staff.. 9 .............. 9

First Division 136 2,646 3,224

(Weitzel)..

Third Division 126 2,800 3,290

(Grover)..

Reserve 3 132 148

Artillery..

Total @ 274 5,578 6,671

Cavalry .............. .............. ..............

Division

(Lee)..

First Brigade 47 1,150 1,384

(Lucas)..

Second Brigade 31 644 921

(Fonda)..

Third Brigade 38 653 864

(Paine)..

Other troops 28 535 640

in the field..

Total # 144 2,982 3,809

La Fourche .............. .............. ..............

District

(Birge)..

First Brigade, 50 1,418 2,054

Fourth

Division,

Nineteenth

Army Corps.

Other troops.. 35 894 1,020

Total.. 85 2,312 3,074

Defenses of .............. .............. ..............

New Orleans

(Beckwith):

Second 112 2,235 2,728

Brigade,

Fourth

Division,

Nineteenth

Army Corps

(Cahill).

Other troops.. 97 2,490 3,118

Total.. 209 4,725 5,846

District of .............. .............. ..............

Baton Rouge

(Cooke)..

Second 60 1,613 2,068

Brigade, First

Division,

Nineteenth

Army Corps

(Sharpe):

Detachment 50 1,153 1,454

from First

Division,

Thirteenth

Army Corps

(Sheldon).

Other troops.. 48 1,105 1,380

Total.. 158 3,871 4,902

Pieces of artillery.

Command. Aggregate Heavy. Field. Remarks.

present and

absent.

General ........... ........... ........... New

headquarters Orleans,

.. La.

Staff.. 31 ........... ........... Do.

Headquarters 120 ........... ........... Do.

troops

(Francis)..

Engineer 1,834 ........... ........... Do.

Brigade

(Houston)..

Total.. 1,985 ........... ...........

Thirteenth

Army Corps

(Dana):

Staff and 38 ........... ...........

pioneer

corps..

First 9,268 ........... 10 Matagord

Division a

(Washburn)+ Island,

Tex.

Second 8,453 ........... 8 Brownsvi

Division lle,

(Dana)++ Tex.

Third 5,408 ........... 6 Near New

Division Iberia,

(McGinnis).. La.

Fourth 5,765 ........... 11 Do.

Division

(Burbridge).

.

Total.. 28,932 ........... 35

Nineteenth ........... ........... ........... New

Army Corps Iberia,

(Franklin).. La.

Staff.. 11 ........... ........... Do.

First 4,955 ........... 8 Do.

Division

(Weitzel)..

Third 4,756 ........... 8 Do.

Division

(Grover)..

Reserve 186 ........... 8 Do.

Artillery..

Total @ 9,908 ........... 24

Cavalry ........... ........... ........... New

Division Iberia,

(Lee).. La.

First 1,926 ........... ........... Do.

Brigade

(Lucas)..

Second 1,277 ........... ........... Do.

Brigade

(Fonda)..

Third 1,623 ........... 4 Do.

Brigade

(Paine)..

Other troops 962 ........... 6 Do.

in the

field..

Total # 5,788 ........... 10

La Fourche ........... ........... ........... Thibodea

District ux, La.^

(Birge)..

First 2,662 ........... ........... Do.

Brigade,

Fourth

Division,

Nineteenth

Army Corps.

Other 1,251 4 17 Do.

troops..

Total.. 3,913 4 17

Defenses of ........... ........... ........... New

New Orleans Orleans,

(Beckwith): La.**

Second 4,862 ........... 6

Brigade,

Fourth

Division,

Nineteenth

Army Corps

(Cahill).

Other 3,540 ........... 11

troops..

Total.. 8,402 ........... 17

District of ........... ........... ........... Baton

Baton Rouge Rouge,

(Cooke).. La.

Second 2,915 ........... ........... Do.

Brigade,

First

Division,

Nineteenth

Army Corps

(Sharpe):

Detachment 2,360 ........... 8 Plaquemi

from First ne, La.

Division,

Thirteenth

Army Corps

(Sheldon).

Other 1,987 ........... 8 Baton

troops.. Rouge,

La.

Total.. 7,262 ........... 16

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*Compiled, as far as practicable, from the subordinate returns.

+Portions of this division accounted for in the District of Baton Rouge.

++Includes forces (First Texas Cavalry and Corps d'Afrique) attached.

@At and about New Iberia. The Second Brigade, First Division, and the Fourth Division, are accounted for in the Defenses of New Orleans and Districts of La Fourche and Baton Rouge.

#The Third Massachusetts, First Texas, and Fourth Wisconsin accounted for at Baton Rouge, in Second Division, Thirteenth Army Corps, and at Port Hudson.

^Troops at Brashear City, Donaldsonville, Napoleonville, and Thibodeaux, and along the New Orleans, Opelousas and Great Western Railroad.

**Troops at Bonnet Carre, Donaldsonville, Forts Jackson, Macomb, Pike, and Saint Philip, in New Orleans, and on Ship Island.

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