War of the Rebellion: Serial 047 Page 0464 S.C. AND GA. COASTS, AND IN MID. AND E. FLA. Chapter XL.

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Return of infantry, cavalry, and artillery, heavy and light, and armament of batteries in First Military District, commanding by Brigadier General R. S. Ripley, October 30, 1863.

Comman 10- 8- 8- 8- 11- Tripe 7- 32- 32-

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ds ds t ed. lgr e rifl smoo

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tzer bors

s es

Fort 2 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

Sumter

Batter 4 1 .. .. 1 .. .. .. ..

y Bee

Batter 3 1 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

y

Marion

*

Brooke .. .. .. .. .. 1 .. .. ..

Bun

Batter

y

Fort 4 .. 2 2 .. .. .. 3 ..

Moultr

ie+

Batter 4 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

y

Rutled

ge

Batter .. 1 2 .. .. .. 1 2 1

y

Beaure

gard

32- .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 2

pounde

r

Batter

y

Batter .. 1 1 .. .. .. .. 1 ..

y

Marsha

ll++

Palmet .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1

to

Batter

y

New .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1

Batter

y

Bonnea .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

u's

Total 17 4 5 2 1 1 1 6 5

Comman 24- 42- 10- 12- 12- 12- 3- 6- 12-

d pound poun inch pdr., poun pou inch pou poun

er der, mort rifle der, dne Blan nde der

smoot rifl ars. d and rifl r, kely rs, howi

h- e bande ed sie . bra tzer

borse d ge ss. s.

s

Fort .. 1 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

Sumter

Batter .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

y Bee

Batter .. .. 2 .. .. .. .. .. ..

y

Marion

*

Brooke .. .. 3 .. .. .. .. .. ..

Bun

Batter

y

Fort 4 .. 2 .. .. .. .. .. ..

Moultr

ie+

Batter .. .. 2 .. .. .. .. .. ..

y

Rutled

ge

Batter 2 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

y

Beaure

gard

32- .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

pounde

r

Batter

y

Batter 4 .. .. 1 1 2 1 4 ..

y

Marsha

ll++

Palmet .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

to

Batter

y

New .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

Batter

y

Bonnea .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 2 2

u's

Total 10 1 9 1 1 2 1 2

Aggregate present and absent: Infantry, 7,248; cavalry, 397; heavy artillery, 228.

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*One 10-inch mortar dismounted.

+Two 24-pounder smooth-bores dismounted.

++The 8-inch shell guns and two 32-pounders dismounted.

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Respectfully submitted.

T. H. SMITH,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., October 31, 1863-7.30 a. m.

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General, Richmond, Va.:

Enemy's land batteries and three monitors kept up terrible bombardment on Sumter yesterday, firing nearly 1,000 shots on twelve hours, wounding only 1 negro laborer. Major Elliott and garrison are in good spirits.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

CHARLESTON, S. C., October 31, 1863-7.30 a. m.

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General, Richmond, Va.:

Enemy's land forces appearing less threatening here and more so at Chattanooga, and General Bragg having placed part of Cobb's forces subject to my call, I have telegraphed him to keep Anderson's brigade for present,

G. T. BEAUREGARD.