Abstract from return of the Department of the Susquehanna, Major General Darius N. Couch, U. S. Army, commanding, for the month of August, 1863.
Command. Offic Men Aggregat Aggregat Piec
ers e e es
present present of
General headquarters 11 --- 11 11 --
Carlisle Barracks 9 201 287 310 4
Gettysburg (Ferry) 7 127 140 186 --
Harrisburg (Stahel) 9 94 108 666 --
Philadelphia 61 827 1,202 2,013 --
Reading (Sigel) 421 8,205 9,191 9,968 --
York 5 78 a1,059 1,204 --
Total 523 9,532 11,998 14,358 4
a Including an aggregate of 983 sick in hospital.
Troops in the Department of the Susquehanna, Major General Darius N. Couch, U. S. Army, commanding, August 31, 1863. *
GETTYSBURG, PA. +
Brigadier General ORRIS S. FERRY.
1st Pennsylvania Battalion (militia), Company F, Captain Joseph A. Ege.
21st Pennsylvania Cavalry, Company B, Lieutenant James Mickley.
21st Pennsylvania Cavalry, Company D, Captain Josiah C. Hillinger.
Major General JULIUS STAHEL.
1st Pennsylvania Battalion (militia), Lieutenant Colonel Joseh F. Ramsey.
20th Pennsylvania Cavalry, Companies G and K, Major Robert B. Douglass.
21st Pennsylvania Cavalry, Companies I, K, and L. ++
Company Emergency Pennsylvania Militia (independent guard). ++
Major General GEORGE CADWALADER.
10th New Jersey, Lieutenant Colonel Charles H. Tay.
154th Pennsylvania, Company A, Captain Charles Fair.
154th Pennsylvania, Company B, Captain Oliver C. Cunningham.
154th Pennsylvania, Company C, Lieutenant John K. Brooker.
Provost Guard, Lieutenant Colonel Henry A. Frink.
27th New York Battery, Captain John B. Eaton.
20th Pennsylvania Cavalry, Company B, Captain Michael B. Strickler.
20th Pennsylvania Cavalry, Company L, Captain Samuel Comfort, jr.
Nevin's (Pennsylvania) Battery (militia), Captain Robert J. Nevin.
Independent Pennsylvania Battery (militia), Captain William H. Woodward.
Surg. HENRY PALMER.
Independent Company Patapsco (Maryland) Guard, Lieutenant Alexander F. McCrone.
*According to the tri-monthly return for that date. Important discrepancies between that and the monthly return of same date noted.
+The "list of regiments," &c., on monthly return reports this command as consisting of the 31st, 51st, and 52nd Regiments (militia), and Company B, 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry, but the face of the return accounts for but two companies, one of infantry and one of cavalry.
++Commanders not of record.