War of the Rebellion: Serial 049 Page 0908 Chapter XLI. OPERATIONS IN N. C., VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA.

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Abstract from return of the Army of Western Virginia and East Tennessee, Major General Samuel Jones, C. S. Army, commanding, December 31, 1863; headquarters Dublin Depot, Va.a

Present for duty.

Command. Officers Men. Effectiv Aggrega

e total. te

present

.

General staff. 9 ... ... 9

Ransom's division:b ... ... ... ...

Staff. 7 ... ... 7

Corse's brigade, 95 1,093 1,093 1,324

infantry.

Wharton's brigade, 69 915 915 1,066

infantry.

A. E. Jackson's 43 313 313 402

brigade, infantry.

Troops at Saltville 35 617 617 702

(45th Virginia).

Jones' brigade, 111 1,193 1,193 1,477

cavalry.

Williom's brigade, 98 786 796 1,088

cavalry.

King's battalion, 26 453 453 516

artillery.

Total. 484 5,370 5,370 6,582

Echols' brigade: ... ... ... ...

Infantry. 98 1,310 1,310 1,564

Chapman's (Virginia) 4 107 107 128

battery.

Jackson's (Virginia) 3 45 45 53

horse artillery.

McCansland's brigade: ... ... ... ...

Infantry. 65 1,122 1,122 1,325

Bryan's (Virginia) 4 119 119 133

battery.

Jenkins' brigade, ... ... ... ...

cavalry:

14th Virginia Cavalry 16 172 172 220

c.

17th Virginia Cavalry 29 295 295 345

d.

W. L. Jackson's 74 604 604 736

brigade, cavalry e.

Lurty's (Virginia) 5 43 43 55

battery.

22nd Virginia Cavalry, 44 488 488 539

unattached.

Bctetourt (Virginia) 4 85 85 97

Artillery, unattached.

Hart's company of 3 43 43 50

engineer troops.

Total. 349 4,433 4,433 5,245

Grand total. 842 9,803 9,803 11,836

Command. Aggregate Aggregate Pieces of

present and last field

absent. return. artillery

.

General staff. 21 21 ...

Ransom's division:b ... ... ...

Staff. 7 7 ...

Corse's brigade, 1,833 1,824 ...

infantry.

Wharton's brigade, 1,388 1,383 ...

infantry.

A. E. Jackson's 961 1,012 ...

brigade, infantry.

Troops at Saltville 918 893 ...

(45th Virginia).

Jones' brigade, 3,490 3,474 ...

cavalry.

Williom's brigade, 2,228 2,575 ...

cavalry.

King's battalion, 689 693 24

artillery.

Total. 11,514 11,861 24

Echols' brigade: ... ... ...

Infantry. 2,282 2,313 ...

Chapman's (Virginia) 154 152 ...

battery.

Jackson's (Virginia) 60 67 ...

horse artillery.

McCansland's brigade: ... ... ...

Infantry. 1,676 1,683 ...

Bryan's (Virginia) 155 154 6

battery.

Jenkins' brigade, ... ... ...

cavalry:

14th Virginia Cavalry 452 466 ...

c.

17th Virginia Cavalry 578 565 ...

d.

W. L. Jackson's 1,607 1,611 ...

brigade, cavalry e.

Lurty's (Virginia) 79 77 3

battery.

22nd Virginia Cavalry, 788 ... ...

unattached.

Bctetourt (Virginia) 168 ... 8

Artillery, unattached.

Hart's company of 65 73 ...

engineer troops.

Total. 8,064 7,161 17

Grand total. 19,599 19,043 41

a Stations of troops not indicated on return.

b Serving with Longstreet in East Tennessee.

c On detached service with Echols' brigade.

d On detached service with McCausland's brigade; 1 lieutenant and 36 men prisoners of was.

e Three officers and 90 men prisoners of war.

Troops in the Department of Western Virginia and East Tennessee, Major General Samuel Jones, C. S. Army, commanding, December 31, 1863.

RANSOM'S DIVISION.

Major General ROBERT RANSOM, jr.

Corse's Brigade.

Brigadier General M. D. CORSE.

15th Virginia, Lieutenant Colonel E. M. Morrison.

29th Virginia, Colonel James Giles.

30th Virginia, Lieutenant Colonel R. S. Chew.

Wharton's Brigade.

Brigadier General G. C. WHARTON.

45th Virginia,* Colonel W. H. Browne.

51st Virginia, Lieutenant Colonel John P. Wolfe.

30th Virginia Battalion Sharpshooters, Lieutenant Colonel J. Lyle Clarke.

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* On detached service at Saltville.

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