War of the Rebellion: Serial 053 Page 0766 KY.,SW. VA.,TENN.,MISS.,N. ALA.,AND N. GA. Chapter XLII.

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Field return of the effective strength of the Army of Tennessee, &c.-Continued.

Effective Total Aggregate Effective

Command. total. present. present. total last

return.

Artillery.

Longstreet's

corps:

Alexander's 446 520 546 373

battalion.

Leyden's 250 288 304 247

battalion.

Robertson's 310 401 428 374

battalion.

Palmer's 226 262 273 227

battalion.

Williams' 310 337 353 313

battalion.

Total

Longstreet's 1,542 1,808 1,904 1,534

corps.

Polk's corps:

Cheatham's 375 419 433 374

division.

Hindman's 360 417 434 360

division.

Total Polk's 735 836 867 734

corps.

Hill's corps:

Cleburne's 275 323 346 306

division.

Stewart's 313 371 385 316

division.

Breckinridge's 262 310 326 259

division.

Total Hill's 850 1,004 1,057 881

corps.

Stevenson's

division:

Corput's battery. 71 80 83 71

Rowan's battery

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Waddell's battery

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Total Stevenson's 71 80 83 71

division.

Recapitulation.

Infantry:

Longstreet's 17,779 21,468 23,320 17,722

corps.

Polk's corps. 10,998 13,931 15,251 11,030

Hill's corps. 11,851 15,156 16,498 11,866

Stevenson's 3,049 3,505 3,825 3,031

division.

Total infantry. 43,677 54,060 58,894 43,649

Artillery:

Longstreet's 1,542 1,808 1,904 1,534

corps.

Polk's corps. 735 836 867 734

Hill's corps. 850 1,004 1,057 881

Stevenson's 71 80 83 71

division.

Total artillery. 3,198 3,728 3,911 3,220

Infantry. 43,677 54,060 58,894 43,649

Artillery. 3,198 3,728 3,911 3,220

Grand total Army 46,875 57,788 62,805 46,869

of Tennessee.

aNo report.

KINLOCH FALCONER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

NEAR CHATTANOOGA, TENN., October 18, 1863.

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY IN MISSISSIPPI, Foster's Mills, October 19, 1863.

Major General JOSEPH WHEELER,

Commanding Cavalry Corps, near Courtland, Ala.:

GENERAL: Inclosed you will find a report* from Colonel Forrest. About 10 p. m. last night I received a note from Lieutenant-Colonel Wisdom informing me that the enemy had crossed Bear Creek in force.

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*Not found.

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