War of the Rebellion: Serial 056 Page 0774 KY.,SW.VA.,Tennessee,MISS.,N.ALA.,AND N.GA. Chapter XLIII.

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Abstract from report of paroled prisoners, Maj. Gen. John H. Forney, C. S. Army, commanding, for December 1, 1863; headquarters Enterprise, Miss.a

Present for duty.

Command Officers Men Aggregate Aggregate

present present and

absent

Brig. Gen. W. W. 1 - 1 2

Mackall's command:

General and staff

3rd Louisiana Regiment 3 28 37 388

36th Mississippi 25 84 114 402

Regiment

37th Mississippi 12 240 262 372

Regiment

38th Mississippi 18 57 89 284

Regiment

43rd Mississippi - 1 7 14

Regiment

7th Mississippi 15 116 139 204

Battalion

21st Louisiana 19 47 68 230

Regiment

2nd Texas Regiment - 1 1 1

Appeal [Arkansas] - 7 7 55

Battery

Total 93 581 725 1,952

Lieutenant Colonel D. 13 56 76 364

Beltzhoover's command:

1st Louisiana

Artillery

22nd Louisiana 12 62 94 133

Volunteers

8th Louisiana 4 28 37 192

Battalion

Vaiden Artillery 1 10 13 117

Trans-Mississippi 8 55 70 92

Battalion b

Ward's battalion 11 82 99 197

Smyth's Partisan 2 27 30 52

Rangers

28th Mississippi 1 36 37 78

Cavalry, Company I

1st Tennessee Cavalry, 1 9 11 35

Company M

2nd Mississippi - - - 2

Cavalry, Company M

Total 57 437 545 1,429

1st Mississippi 10 64 74 481

Regiment Light

Artillery

Grand total 160 1,082 1,344 3,862

a This report includes all the men now on parole of the organizations represented, as far as is known.

b The Trans-Mississippi Battalion is a temporary organization, composed of men belonging to various regiments, the majority of whose men have crossed the Mississippi River. A full report of all the paroled men of these regiments cannot now be obtained.

DALTON, December 2, 1863.

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General:

The enemy has fallen back across the Chickamauga, destroying everything in their route, including the railroad track and bridges. Their loss was very heavy in their attack on our guard under General Cleburne.

BRAXTON BRAGG.

DALTON, December 2, 1863.

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General:

I shall proceed to the vicinity of La Grange, Ga., with my personal staff and there await further orders.

BRAXTON BRAGG.