War of the Rebellion: Serial 049 Page 0691 Chapter XLI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.- CONFEDERATE.

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Light Artillery.

Lieutenant Colonel C. E. LIGHTFOOT,

Alexandria (Virginia) Light Artillery, Captain D. L. Smoot.

Caroline(Virginia) Artillery, Captain Thomas R. Thornton.

Nelson (Virginia) Artillery, Captain J. Henry Rives.

Surry (Virginia) Artillery, Captain J. De Witt Hnkins.

Abstract from return of the Department of North Carolina, Major General W. H. C. Whiting, C. S. Army, commanding, August 31, 1863.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Effective

total

present.

General headquarters a 8 40 40

District of the Cape

Fear:

General staff 10 ....... .......

City and river defenses 34 752 835

Forts Anderson and 20 291 386

Branch

Fort Caswell 22 525 636

Fort Fisher 25 518 688

Kenansville 30 531 566

50th North Carolina b 34 582 595

Total 175 3,199 3,706

District fo North

Carolina:

General staff 5 ...... ......

Goldsborough 22 253 276

Kinston and vicinity 104 1,757 1,936

Sallsbury prison guard 6 95 98

Between tha Roanoke and 53 1,158 1,215

the Tar

Detachments b 9 108 113

Total 199 3,371 3,638

Grand total 382 6,610 7,384

Pieces of artillery.

Command. Aggregat Aggreg Heavy. Field.

e ate

present. presen

t and

absent

.

General headquarters a 49 61 .... ...

District of the Cape

Fear:

General staff 10 11 .... ...

City and river defenses 1,053 1,431 ..... 22

Forts Anderson and 458 504 21 ....

Branch

Fort Caswell 784 913 28 ....

Fort Fisher 817 1,074 47 ...

Kenansville 663 830 .... 2

50th North Carolina b 728 823 .... ....

Total 4,513 5,586 96 24

District fo North

Carolina:

General staff 5 5 .... ...

Goldsborough 321 391 ..... ....

Kinston and vicinity 2,281 3,525 .... 12

Sallsbury prison guard 111 202 .... ....

Between tha Roanoke and 1,461 1,878 ..... ....

the Tar

Detachments b 129 243 ..... .....

Total 4,308 6,244 ... 12

Grand total 8,870 11,891 96 36

a Incliding signal corps.

b Stations not reported in original.

Troops in the Department of North Carolina, Major General W. H. C. Whiting, C. S. Army, commanding, August 31, 1863.

DISTRICT OF THE CAPE FEAR.

42nd North Carolina* (two companies)

50th North Carolina, Colonel J. A. Washington.

61st North Carolina*(three companies)

7th Confederate Cavalry* (three companies).

5th North Carolina Caalry, *Company E.

5th South Carolina Cavalry* (two companies)

1st North Carolina Artillery, Company I (section)

1st North Carolina Heavy Artillery Battalion, Company A.

2nd North Carolina Artillery, Colonel William Lamb.

3rd North Carolina Artillery, Major John J. Hedrick.

3rd North Carolina Artillery Battalion, Major JHohn W. Moore.

10th North Carolina Heavy Artillery Battalion.

13th North Carolina Artillery Battallion, Company D, Captain Z. T. Adams.

Staunton Hill (Virginia) Artillery, Captain A. B. Paris.

Fort Caswell, Colonel T. M. Jones.

Fort Fisher, Colonel W illiam Lamb.

Wilmington, Major W. H. Gibbes.

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*Mounted force, under command of Major George Jackson, at Kinansville.

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