War of the Rebellion: Serial 042 Page 0563 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 mouth of December, 1863.

Present for duty.

Station and command Officers Men Aggregate

present

District staff 23 ............ 23

Brazos 37 601 769

Camp McNeel 33 517 623

Camp on Caney 40 617 714

Camp on Old Caney 26 325 376

Fort Griffin 6 133 185

Fort Manhasset 10 142 188

Galveston 57 1,164 1,537

(Confederate

troops)

Gulf Prairie 95 1,386 1,693

McNeel's Plantation 9 166 191

Northern Sub- .......... 346 346

District

Rio Grande 27 352 467

Sabine Pass 25 335 442

(Confederate

troops)

San Antonio 5 91 123

Velasco 131 1,399 1,755

(Confederate

troops)

Total Confederate 524 7,574 9,432

troops

State troops:

Galveston 36 417 554

Sabine Pass 11 106 138

Velasco 124 1,006 1,276

Total 171 1,529 1,968

Grand total* 695 9,103 11,400

Present of artillery.

Station and command Aggregate Heavy Field

present and

absent

District staff 25 ............ ...........

Brazos 1,140 ............. ............

Camp McNeel 795 ............ ............

Camp on Caney 852 ........... ............

Camp on Old Caney 650 ............ ............

Fort Griffin 268 ............ ............

Fort Manhasset 266 ............ ............

Galveston 1,925 25 4

(Confederate

troops)

Gulf Prairie 2,206 ............ ............

McNeel's Plantation 203 ........... ............

Northern Sub- 346 ........... ...........

District

Rio Grande 654 ............ ...........

Sabine Pass 552 ............. ...........

(Confederate

troops)

San Antonio 219 ............ ..........

Velasco 2,891 ........... ............

(Confederate

troops)

Total Confederate 12,992 ............ ..........

troops

State troops:

Galveston 949 ............. ............

Sabine Pass 178 ........... ...........

Velasco 2,833 ............. ............

Total 3,960 ............ ............

Grand total* 16,952 25 4

Troops in the District of Texas. New Mexico, and Arizona, Major General J. B. Magruder, C. S. Army, commanding, December 31, 1863.+

Galveston.

20th Texas, Colonel H. M. Elmore.

1st Texas Heavy Artillery (nine companies), Colonel J. J. Cook.

Engineer Troops, Captain M. G. Howe.

Texas Battery, Captain P. Fox.

4th Texas State Cavalry (ten companies), Colonel J. B. Johnson.

Texas State Infantry (battalion), Major Thomas B. Stubbs.

Sabine Pass.

21st Texas (six companies), Lieutenant Colonel W. H. Griffin.

Texas Cavalry Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Daly.

4th Texas State Cavalry (two companies), Lieutenant Colonel C. W. Tait.

Brazos.

8th Texas, Colonel A. M. Hobby.

Artillery Battalion (four companies).

Camp on Caney.

32nd Texas Cavalry, Colonel P. C. Woods.

Fort Griffin.

21st Texas, Company F.

1st Texas Heavy Artillery, Company F.

Spaight's (Texas) battalion, Company B.

McNeel's Plantation.

Artillery Battalion (three companies),

Captain H. Willke.

Rio Grande.

33rd Texas Cavalry (nine companies), Colonel James Duff.

Gulf Prairie.

1st Texas Mounted Rifles, Colonel A. Buchel.

Texas Cavalry, Colonel A. W. Terrell.

Texas Cavalry Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel R. R. Brown.

Texas Battery, Captain Robert J. Hughes.

Texas Battery, Captain W. G. Moseley.

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*But see compilation from returns of the Eastern and Western Sub-Districts, p. 564. The Northern Sub-District is not accounted for.

+According to district return; but see General Orders, Numbers 243, of December 31, p. 562,

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