War of the Rebellion: Serial 047 Page 0385 Chapter XL. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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at Battery Wagner by any of the regiments now serving in this sub-division.

I am, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

EDWARD WHITE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 232.

Richmond, September 30, 1863.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JNO. WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. S. C., GA., AND FLA., Numbers 198.

Charleston, S. C., September 30, 1863.

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XI. The battery east of Fort Moultrie will hereafter be known and designated in all official communications as Battery Rutledge; that west of the fort, as Battery Marion.

By command of General Beauregard:

JNO. M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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

Present for duty

Command Officers Men Effective

total present

Brigadier-General Wise's 158 2,020 2,069

brigade

First Military District 1,105 14,332 15,643

Second Military District 40 855 962

Third Military District 109 2,059 2,440

Fourth Military District 114 949 1,051

District of Georgia 238 3,197 3,804

District of Middle 84 1,755 1,853

Florida

District of East Florida 56 1,054 1,076

Total 1,904 26,221 28,898

Command Aggregate Aggregate Pieces of

present present and artillery

absent

Brigadier-General Wise's 2,462 3,123 .........

brigade

First Military District 19,118 28,391 .........

Second Military District 1,133 1,592 10

Third Military District 2,651 3,948 18

Fourth Military District 1,339 2,440 8

District of Georgia 4,759 6,809 20

District of Middle 2,285 2,757 .........

Florida

District of East Florida 1,300 1,943 12

Total 35,047 51,003 68

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