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Armament of the artillery in the Army of the Potomac, &c. -Continued.

Guns.

Battery. Assignment. 4. 5- 20- 3-inch

inch pounder rifled

rifled Parrott

3rd U. S.

Artillery:

Battery C Second Brigade, --- --- 6

Horse Artillery

Batteries F and K Artillery --- --- ---

Reserve

4th U. S.

Artillery:

Battery A First Brigade, --- --- ---

Horse Artillery

Battery B First Army Corps --- --- ---

Battery C Artillery --- --- ---

Reserve

Battery E First Brigade, --- --- 4

Horse Artillery

Battery F Twelfth Army --- --- ---

Corps

Battery G Eleventh Army --- --- ---

Corps

Battery K Third Army Corps --- --- ---

5th U. S.

Artillery:

Battery C* . . . . . . . . --- --- ---

. . . . . . .

Battery D Fifth Army Corps --- --- ---

Battery F Sixth Army Corps --- --- ---

Battery K Twelfth Army --- --- ---

Corps

Battery M Sixth Army Corps --- --- ---

1st West Virginia Artillery --- --- ---

Artillery, Battery Reserve

C

Total . . . . . . . . 8 6 152

. . . . . . . .

Guns.

Battery. 10- Light 12- Total.

pounder pounder

Parrott smooth-

bore

3rd U. S. Artillery:

Battery C --- --- 6

Batteries F and K --- 4 4

4th U. S. Artillery:

Battery A --- 4 4

Battery B --- 6 6

Battery C --- 4 4

Battery E --- --- 4

Battery F --- 6 6

Battery G --- 6 6

Battery K --- 6 6

5th U. S. Artillery:

Battery C* --- --- ---

Battery D 6 --- 6

Battery F 6 --- 6

Battery K --- 4 4

Battery M --- 6 6

1st West Virginia Artillery, 4 --- 4

Battery C

Total 53 136 355

*On detached service in New York City.

Abstract from return of the Department of Washington, Major General Samuel P. Heintzelman, U. S. Army, commanding, for the month of August, 1863.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers Men Aggregate

present

General headquarters 26 115 157

Artillery Camp of 27 705 840

Instruction

Railway guards 25 732 937

Provisional brigades 14 475 529

District of Washington 114 2,288 3,513

Defenses North of the 179 4,750 6,395

Potomac

Defenses South of the 213 4,560 6,080

Potomac*

District of Alexandria 63 1,007 1,330

Camp Convalescent, &c. 94 3,136 6,668

King's division 424 2,197 2,681

Cavalry forces 32 514 978

Fort Washington, Md. 6 110 146

Total 917 20,589 30,254

Pieces of artillery

Command. Aggregate Heavy Field.

present and

absent

General headquarters 178 --- ---

Artillery Camp of 1,089 --- 38

Instruction

Railway guards 966 --- ---

Provisional brigades 562 --- ---

District of Washington 4,222 --- ---

Defenses North of the 7,605 81 40

Potomac

Defenses South of the 7,410 317 115

Potomac*

District of Alexandria 2,633 --- 6

Camp Convalescent, &c. 6,970 --- ---

King's division 3,352 --- 6

Cavalry forces 1,537 --- ---

Fort Washington, Md. 149 70 3

Total 36,673 468 208

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*Report of pieces of artillery is incomplete.

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