War of the Rebellion: Serial 049 Page 0857 Chapter XLI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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Abstract from return of the District of Cape Fear and Defenses of Wilmington, Major General W. H. C. Whiting, C. S. Army, commanding, November 30, 1863; headquarters Wilmington, N. C.

Present for Pieces of

duty. artillery

Aggre

Aggre gate

Offi Effec gate pre- Hea- Fi

Command. cers Men. tive pre- sent vy. el

total sent. and d.

abse-

nt.

General 14 3 3 17 21 --- -

headquarters.

Engineer troops. 2 82 84 92 99 --- -

Signal corps. 2 33 33 39 55 --- -

Martin's brigade. 102 1,931 2,035 2,338 3,968 --- -

61st North

Carolina (two 8 103 112 124 150 --- -

companies).

Cavalry. 18 358 390 427 546 --- -

Light artillery. 26 591 615 672 744 --- 29

Heavy artillery. 106 1,952 2,558 2,960 3,678 139 -

Total. 278 5,053 5,830 6,669 9,261 139 29

Abstract from return of the Army of Western Virginia and East Tennessee, Major General Samuel Jones, C. S. Army, commanding, November 30, 1863; headquarters Dublin Depot, Va.

Present for duty.

Offi- Effective Aggrega-

Command. cers. Men. total. te pre-

sent.

General staff a. 21

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21

Ransom's division:

Staff. 6

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6

Corse's brigade, 83 1,092 1,092 1,291

infantry.

Wharton's brigade, 58 900 900 1,055

infantry.

Jackson's brigade, 51 312 312 421

infantry.

Jones' brigade, 133 1,913 1,913 2,253

cavalry b.

Williams' brigade, 125 1,197 1,197 1,496

cavalry.

King's battalion, 25 459 459 527

artillery c.

Total. 481 5,873 5,873 7,049

Echols' brigade:

Infantry. 109 1,395 1,395 1,675

Chapman's battery. 5 100 100 114

Jackson's horse 4 45 45 51

artillery.

McCausland's brigade:

Infantry d. 77 1,224 1,224 1,420

17th Virginia Cavalry. (e) (e) 295 380

Bryan's battery. 3 117 117 131

Troops at Saltville, 43 623 623 709

infantry f.

Jenkins' brigade,

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cavalry g.

W. L. Jackson's 92 777 777 938

brigade, cavalry.

Lurty's battery. 5 43 43 48

Company of engineer 2 54 54 56

troops.

Total. 340 4,378 4,673 5,522

Grand total. 842 10,251 10,546 12,592

CONTINUATION:

Aggregate Aggregate Pieces of

Command. present and last field

absent. return. artillery.

General staff a. 21 21

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Ransom's division:

Staff. 7 7

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Corse's brigade, 1,824 1,817

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infantry.

Wharton's brigade, 1,383 1,438

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infantry.

Jackson's brigade, 1,012 1,049

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infantry.

Jones' brigade, cavalry 3,474 2,644

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b.

Williams' brigade, 2,575 2,610

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cavalry.

King's battalion, 693 566 24

artillery c.

Total. 10,968 10,131 24

Echols' brigade:

Infantry. 2,313 2,416

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Chapman's battery. 152 151

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Jackson's horse 67 68

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artillery.

McCausland's brigade:

Infantry d. 1,682 1,686

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17th Virginia Cavalry. 565 511

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Bryan's battery. 158 169 6

Troops at Saltville, 893 897

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infantry f.

Jenkins' brigade,

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cavalry g.

W. L. Jackson's 1,611 1,598

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brigade, cavalry.

Lurty's battery. 77 77

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Company of engineer 73 70

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troops.

Total. 7,591 7,633 6

Grand total. 18,580 17,785 30

aDublin, Va.

b21st Virginia Cavalry, aggregating 794, not on return of October 31.

cMcClung's battery, aggregating 53, and Burroughs' battery, aggregating 78, not on last return.

d60th Regiment included in this brigade.

eNot given.

f45th Virginia detached at Saltville. Two partisan companies, aggregating 191, not on last return.

gNo reports received from 14th and 16th Regiments for November.