War of the Rebellion: Serial 042 Page 0281 Chapter XXXVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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Abstract from returns of the District of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, Major General J. B. Magruder, C. S. Army, commanding, for the month of September, 1863.

Present for duty.

Stations. Officers Men. Aggregat Aggregat Aggrega

. e e te last

present. present return.

and

absent.

District 23 ... 23 26 ...

staff.

Eastern Sub-

District:

Staff. 26 ... 26 26 ...

Defenses of 119 1.457 2.047 3.196 3.295

Galveston.

Sabine Pass. 125 1.784 2.270 3.603 3.636

Liberty. 21 289 372 526 521

Velasco. 25 274 377 541 540

Western Sub-

District:

Staff. 19 ... 19 19 ...

Line of the 27 352 367 654 641

Rio Grande.

Mustang and 22 346 435 626 631

Padre Islands

and Corpus

Christi.

Detached:

San Antonio. 5 91 123 219 162

Saluria, 16 325 416 602 585

Indianola,

and Lavaca.

Grant total.* 428 4.917 6.575 10.038 10.011

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*The Northern Sub-District not reported.

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Troops in the District of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, Major General J. B. Magruder, C. S. Army, commanding, September 30, 1863.

EASTERN SUB-DISTRICT.

Colonel P. N. LUCKETT.

Defenses of Galveston.*

Colonel X. B. DEBRAY.

1st Texas Heavy Artillery (eight companies).

20th Texas (seven companies).

Brown's cavalry battalion (five companies).

Buchel's cavalry (ten companies).

Gould's cavalry.

Griffin's battalion (six companies).

Luckett's regiment, Lieutenant Colonel E. F. Gray.

O. G. Jones' battery.

Liberty.

Woods' cavalry (six companies).

Velasco.

Texas Troops, Colonel J. Bates.

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*Troops at Galveston, Fort Point, Fort Jackson, Fort Magruder, Shell Banks, and South Battery, and on gunboat Bayou City.

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