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Abstract from returns of the Department of the Tennessee, Major General William T. Sherman, U. S. Army, commanding, for the month of December, 1863.

Pieces of

Present for duty. artillery.

Command. Office Men. Aggreg Aggreg Hea Field Stations.

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presen presen

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absent

.

General 23 124 201 381 - - Near

headquarters Huntsville,

a Ala.

Fifteenth

Army Corps

(Logan):

Headquarters 14 52 75 103 - - Scottsborough

, Ala.

First 230 3,506 4,653 7,426 - 14 Woodville,

Division Ala.

(Osterhaus)

Second 278 3,865 4,895 7,156 - 14 Bellfonte,

Division (M. Ala.

L. Smith)

Third 233 3,551 4,505 6,888 - 8 Larkinsville,

Division (J. Ala.

E. Smith)

Fourth 302 4,942 5,969 8,038 - 14 Scottsborough

Division, Ala.

(Ewing)

Total 1,057 15,916 20,097 29,611 - 50

Fifteenth

Army Corps.

Sixteenth

Army Corps

(Hurlbut):

Headquarters 8 - 8 9 - - Memphis,

Tennessee

First 236 3,675 4,900 6,318 - 14 La Grange,

Division Tennessee

(Tuttle)

Left Wing 434 7,909 10,026 12,439 - 32 Pulaski,

(Dodge) Tennessee

District of 207 3,593 4,759 5,500 7 5 Columbus, Ky.

Columbus (A.

J. Smith).

District of 158 3,201 4,005 4,771 10 16 Corinth,

Corinth Miss.

(Stevenson)

District of 179 4,127 6,015 6,815 61 8 Memphis,

Memphis Tennessee

(Veatch)

Cavalry 351 6,973 9,247 11,417 - 24 Dol.

Division

(Grierson)

Troops in 444 7,993 10,843 18,341 - 30

Arkansas*

Total 2,017 37,471 49,803 65,610 78 129

Sixteenth

Army Corps.

Seventeenth

Army Corps

(McPherson):

Headquarters 23 53 131 143 - - Vicksburg,

. Miss.

First 237 4,325 5,692 7,324 2 16 Do.

Division

(Dennis)

Third 247 4,361 5,556 8,375 - 15 Do.

Division

(Leggett)

Fourth 251 5,116 6,097 7,818 - 16 Near

Division Vicksburg.

(Crocker)

Cavalry 98 2,095 2,654 3,794 - 4 Hebron, Miss.

(Winslow)

Unattached 6 125 165 225 - - Natchez,

Cavalry Miss.

Mississippi 41 719 958 1,282 - - Goodrich's

Marine Landing.

Brigade

(Ellet.)

U. S. 3305 6,289 8,044 8,365 - 3 La

Colored

Troops

(Hawkins)

Total 1,208 23,083 29,297 37,326 2 54 Do.

Seventeenth

Army Corps.b

Grand total 4,305 76,594 99,398 132,92 80 233

Department 8

of the

Tennessee.

a Including detachment of the Sixteenth Illinois and Third U. S. Cavalry.

b The Second Division transferred to Fifteenth Army Corps.

Troops in the Department of the Tennessee, Major General William t. Sherman, U. S. Army, commanding, December 31, 1863.

HEADQUARTERS.

16th Illinois Cavalry, Companies A and B, Lieutenant Solomon W. Kelly.

3rd U. S. Cavalry, Captain George W. Howland.

Signal Corps, Captain Ocran H. Howard.

FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS.

Major General JOHN A. LOGAN.

HEADQUARTERS.

4th Missouri Cavalry, Company F, Lieutenant Alexander Mueller.

5th Ohio Cavalry, Colonel Thomas T. Heath.

Signal Corps, Lieutenant George H. McNary.

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*But see Series, I, Vol. XXII, Part II, p. 759.

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