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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 September, 1863.

Present for duty

Command Officers Men Aggregate

present

General headquarters 149 1,360 1,711

Engineer troops 45 1,145 1,361

Artillery Reserve 115 3,154 3,585

First Army Corps 558 9,451 11,703

Second Army Corps 582 9,890 11,495

Third Army Corps 745 13,486 16,560

Fifth Army Corps 584 10,925 12,677

Sixth Army Corps 826 13,502 16,078

Cavalry Corps 614 10,816 13,888

Total 4,218 73,729 89,058

Pieces of artillery

Command Aggregate Heavy Field

present and

absent

General headquarters 2,205 . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . .

Engineer troops 1,742 . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . .

Artillery Reserve 4,477 8 99

First Army Corps 19,745 . . . . . 24

. . . . .

Second Army Corps 21,460 . . . . . 26

. . . . .

Third Army Corps 25,850 . . . . . 42

. . . .

Fifth Army Corps 19,854 . . . . . 28

. . . . .

Sixth Army Corps 22,196 . . . . . 42

. . . . .

Cavalry Corps 24,903 . . . . . 30

. . . . .

Total 142,432 8 291

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

Present for duty

Command Officers Men Aggregate

present

General 31 113 162

headquarters

Artillery Camp of 40 1,208 1,477

Instruction

District of 120 2,385 3,637

Washington

Defenses North of 180 4,882 6,375

the Potomac

Provisional 28 730 819

brigades

Defenses South of 207 4,353 6,008

the Potomac

King's division 91 1,654 2,117

Cavalry forces 35 590 1,107

(Lowel)

District of 92 1,462 1,901

Alexandria

Camp Convalescent, 85 1,852 6,467

&c

Annapolis Junction 21 744 963

(Tracy)

Fort Washington 6 89 153

(Brooks)

Total 936 20,062 31,180

Command Aggregate Pieces of

present and artillery

absent

General headquarters 184 . . . . . . . .

. . . . . .

Artillery Camp of 1,806 54

Instruction

District of Washington 4,317 . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . .

Defenses North of the 7,300 417

Potomac

Provisional brigades 846 . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . .

Defenses South of the 7,351 433

Potomac

King's division 2,682 6

Cavalry forces (Lowel) 1,910 . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . .

District of Alexandria 3,272 6

Camp Convalescent, &c 6,749 . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . .

Annapolis Junction (Tracy) 1,005 . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . .

Fort Washington (Brooks) 161 73

Total 37,583 989

a Incomplete return given in Defenses North of the Potomac.

Abstract from return of the Middle Department (Eight Army Corps), Major General Robert C. Schenck, U. S. Army, commanding, for the month of September, 1863.

Present for duty

Command Officers Men Aggregate

present

General 21 . . . . . . . 21

headquarters . . . . .

Defenses of 38 782 885

Baltimore (E. B.

Tyler)

Second Separate 41 992 1,406

Brigade (Morris)

Annapolis, Md. 19 385 538

(Waite)

Eastville, Va. 3 104 117

Ellicott's Mills, 23 463 528

Md. (Gilpin)

Fort Delaware 24 445 795

(Schoepf)

Relay House, Md. 23 243 319

(Jenkins)

Wilmington, Del. 7 326 344

(D. Tyler)

Total 199 3,740 4,953

Pieces of artillery

Command Aggregate Heavy Field

present and

absent

General 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

headquarters . . . . . . . . . .

Defenses of 1,157 . . . . . . . 16

Baltimore (E. B. . . . . . .

Tyler)

Second Separate 1,700 159 15

Brigade (Morris)

Annapolis, Md. 577 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(Waite) . . . . . . . . . . . .

Eastville, Va. 190 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . .

Ellicott's Mills, 569 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Md. (Gilpin) . . . . . . . . . . . .

Fort Delaware 927 67 6

(Schoepf)

Relay House, Md. 364 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(Jenkins) . . . . . . . . . . . .

Wilmington, Del. 352 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(D. Tyler) . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Total 5,857 226 37