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Abstract from return of the Army of the Potomac, Major General George G. Meade, U. S. Army, commanding, for the month of August, 1863.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers Men Aggregate

present

General headquarters a 133 1,324 1,672

Engineer troops 44 1,172 1,494

Artillery Reserve 106 2,622 2,984

First Army Corps 506 7,854 9,985

Second Army Corps 427 7,171 8,554

Third Army Corps 595 10,578 13,198

Fifth Army Corps b 496 7,724 9,461

Sixth Army Corps 686 10,955 13,156

Eleventh Army Corps c 282 4,863 6,509

Twelfth Army Corps 306 6,125 7,132

Cavalry Corps 616 11,634 14,905

Total 4,197 72,022 89,050

Pieces of artillery.

Command. Aggregate Heavy. Field.

present and

absent.

General headquarters a 2,177

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Engineer troops 1,790

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Artillery Reserve 3,627 14 74

First Army Corps 18,323

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24

Second Army Corps 20,247

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26

Third Army Corps 22,289

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42

Fifth Army Corps b 14,976

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28

Sixth Army Corps 21,759

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42

Eleventh Army Corps c 11,936

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25

Twelfth Army Corps 14,812

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20

Cavalry Corps 24,984

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62

Total 156,920 14 343

a Including camp guards, orderlies, provost guards, and signal corps.

b The First and Second Brigades, Second Division, on detached service in New York Harbor.

c The First Division (Gordon's) transferred to Charleston Harbor.

Organization of the Army of the Potomac, Major General George G. Meade, U. S. Army, commanding, August 31, 1863.

GENERAL HEADQUARTERS.

PROVOST GUARD.

Brigadier General MARSENA R. PATRICK.

80th New York, Colonel Theodore B. Gates.

93rd New York, Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin C. Butler.

2nd Pennsylvania Cavalry, Lieutenant Colonel Joseph P. Brinton.

6th Pennsylvania Cavalry (two companies), Captain James Starr.

Cavalry detachments. *

GUARD AND ORDERLIES.

Oneida (New York) Cavalry, Captain Daniel P. Mann.

SIGNAL CORPS.

Captain LEMUEL B. NORTON.

ORDNANCE DETACHMENT.

Lieutenant MORRIS SCHAFF.

ENGINEER BRIGADE.

15th New York, Companies A, B, and C, Major Walter L. Cassin.

50th New York, Colonel William H. Pettes.

U. S. Battalion,+ Captain George H. Mendell.

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*From 1st Maine, and 1st, 2nd, 5th, and 6th regular regiments.

+Detached from brigade and reporting direct to army headquarters.

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