War of the Rebellion: Serial 049 Page 0907 Chapter XLI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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Ransom's Brigade.

Brigadier General M. W. RANSON.

24th North Carolina, Colonel William J. Clarke.

25th North Carolina, Colonel H. M. Rutledge.

35th North Carolina, Colonel J. G. Jones.

49th North Carolina, Colonel Lee M. McAfee.

56th North Carolina, Colonel P. F. Faison.

Abstract from return of the troops in the Defenses of Wilmington, N. C., Major General W. H. C. Whiting, C. S. Army, commanding, December 31, 1863.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers Men. Effectiv Aggrega

. e total. te

present

.

General headquarters 19 38 38 59

a.

Engineer troops. 1 73 75 85

Martin's brigade. 130 2,502 2,637 2,965

Cavalry. 26 363 400 455

Light artillery. 26 623 647 683

Heavy artillery. 104 2,159 2,688 3,052

Total. 306 5,758 6,485 7,299

Pieces of artillery.

Command. Aggregate Heavy. Field.

present and

absent.

General headquarters 77 ... ...

a.

Engineer troops. 99 ... ...

Martin's brigade. 3,971 ... ...

Cavalry. 579 ... ...

Light artillery. 761 ... 28

Heavy artillery. 3,728 150 ...

Total. 9,215 150 28

a Including signal corps.

Troops in the Defenses of Wilmington, N. C., Major General W. H. C. Whiting, C. S. Army, commanding, December 31, 1863.

Martin's Brigade.

Brigadier General J. G. MARTIN.

17th North Carolina, Colonel W. F. Martin.

42nd North Carolina, Colonel G. C. Gibbs.

50th North Carolina, Major J. C. Van Hook.

66th North Carolina, Colonel A. D. Moore.

Cavalry.

Colonel GEORGE JACKSON.

7th Confederate (three companies).

5th North Carolina (one company).

5th South Carolina (two companies).

Light Artillery.

1st North Carolina, Battery I, Captain T. J. Southerland.

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.

Heavy Artillery.

Fort Caswell,* Colonel T. M. Jones.

Fort Fisher,* Colonel William Lambb.

Fort Holmes.* Ford Pender.*

Colonel John J. Hedrick.

Wilmington, Colonel G. A. Cunningham.

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* These forts under command of Brigadier General Louis Hebert.

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