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Abstract from return of Pickett's division, Major General George E Pickett, C. S. Army, commanding, for the month of September, 1863; headquarters Petersburg, Va.

Present for duty.

Command. Offi- Men. Effec- Aggre- Aggre-

cers. tive gate gate

total present. present

present and

. absent.

Field and staff 9 ... ... 9 9

Armistead's 67 1,116 1,116 1,434 3,123

brigade

Kemper's brigade 86 999 999 1,319 3,114

a

Corse's brigade 120 1,342 1,342 1,596 2,334

Hunton's brigade 87 962 962 1,268 2,882

b

Dearing's 19 345 345 396 527

artillery

battalion c

Total 388 4,764 4,764 6,022 11,989

a Detached at hanover Junction. See Terry's command, Department of Richmond, p. 764.

b Detached at Chaffin's Farm. See Department of Richmond, p. 764.

c Three batteries, 18 guns.

Abstract from return of the Defenses of Wilmington, N. C., Major General W. H. C. Whiting, C. S. Army, commanding, September 30, 1864.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Effective

total

present.

General staff a 9 34 34

Infantry 62 770 793

Cavalry 17 311 345

Light Artillery 19 399 413

Heavy artillery 82 1,795 2,281

Total 189 3,309 3,866

Command. Aggregate Aggregate Pieces of

present. present and field

absent. artillery.

General staff a 51 58 ...

Infantry 964 1,140 ...

Cavalry 413 544 ...

Light Artillery 458 617 23

Heavy artillery 2,741 3,549 ...

Total 4,627 5,908 23

a Including the signal corps.

Troops in the Defenses of Wilmington, N. C., September 30, 1863.

Infantry.

42nd North Carolina (two companies).

50th North Carolina, Colonel James A. Washington.

61st North Carolina (three companies).

Light Artillery.

3rd North Carolina Battalion, Major John W. Moore.

13th North Carolina Battalion, Battery D, Captain Z. T. Adams.

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

Cavalry.

7th Confederate (three companies).

5th North Carolina (one company).

5th South Carolina (three companies).

Heavy Artillery.*

Fort Anderson, Major John J. Hedrick.

Fort Caswell, Colonel T. M. Jones.

Fort Fisher, Colonel William Lamb.

Fort Pender, Major John J. Hedrick.

Wilmington, Colonel George A. Cunningham.

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* Troops not indicated on original.

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