War of the Rebellion: Serial 047 Page 0249 Chapter XL. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - CONFEDERATE.

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Nineteenth Georgia Regiment, from Fort Johnson to Morris Island.

Sixty-first North Carolina Regiment, from Morris Island to Sullivan's Island.

Miles' company, Charleston Battalion, from the city to Morris Island.

Company A, Second South Carolina Artillery, from Morris Island to Fort Johnson.

Company G, Second South Carolina Artillery, from Fort Johnson to Morris Island.

Company C, Lucas' battalion, from Morris Island to Fort Johnson.

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By command of Brigadier-General Ripley:

WM. F. NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Abstract from return of the army in Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, General G. T. Beauregard, commanding, for the period ending August 1, 1863; headquarters Charleston, S. C.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Effective

total

present.

First Military 736 9,530 10,254

District (Ripley)

Second Military 52 791 878

District (Aiken)

Third Military 123 1,924 2,138

District (Walker)

Fourth Military 66 845 970

District (Trapier)

District of Georgia 230 3,114 3,609

(Mercer)

District of East 74 1,087 1,135

Florida (Finegan)

District of Middle 106 2,094 2,242

Florida (Cobb)

Total 1,387 19,385 21,226

Continuation:

Command. Aggregate Aggregate Pieces of

present. present and artillery.

absent.

First Military 12,130 16,969 20

District (Ripley)

Second Military 1,028 1,492 8

District (Aiken)

Third Military 2,489 3,108 23

District (Walker)

Fourth Military 1,149 1,608 16

District (Trapier)

District of Georgia 4,324 5,326 16

(Mercer)

District of East 1,318 1,850 13

Florida (Finegan)

District of Middle 2,777 3,586 ...

Florida (Cobb)

Total 25,215 33,939 96

HDQRS. DEPT. SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA,

Charleston, S. C., August 1, 1863.

Captain FRANCIS D. LEE,

C. S. Engineers:

CAPTAIN: In fitting up the torpedo ram for the new plan of operations, it will be necessary to add a "cutwater;" also to attach spar torpedoes to the sides, in the manner explained verbally to you by the commanding general.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

THOMAS JORDAN,

Chief of Staff.

CHARLESTON, S. C., August 1, 1863 - 7 a. m.

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General, Richmond, Va.:

Heavy firing yesterday from enemy's land batteries, with but little damage to Wagner. Only 7 casualties.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General, Commanding.