War of the Rebellion: Serial 058 Page 0776 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLIV.

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[Second indorsement.]

Telegraphed General Johnston February 23, 1864, in accordance with the President's remarks within.

S. C.

Abstract from return of the Army of Tennessee, General Joseph E. Johnston, C. S. Army, commanding, February 20, 1864; headquarters Dalton, Ga.*

Present for

duty.

Command. Officers Men. Effectiv

. e total

present.

General headquarters 23 144 144

Hardee's army corps:

Headquarters 11 180 179

Stevenson's division 495 6,153 6,041

Cleburne's division 460 5,321 5,180

Walker's division 332 4,802 4,723

Artillery 47 970 948

Total Hardee's corps 1,345 17,426 17,071

Hindman's army corps:

Headquarters 16 81 80

Hindman's division 431 5,664 5,526

Stewart's division 400 5,285 5,156

Breckinridge's division 360 3,519 3,396

Artillery 44 853 829

Total Hindman's corps 1,251 15,402 14,987

Cavalry:

Wheeler's corps 387 3,992 3,916

Artillery attached 7 185 182

1st Louisiana Cavalry 14 81 76

Total cavalry 408 4,258 4,174

Artillery reserve 47 770 734

Miscellaneous:

Engineer troops 20 424 421

1st Louisiana Infantry 8 60 56

(Regulars)

Grand total 3,102 38,484 37,587

Command. Aggregat Aggregat Pieces

e e of

present. present artiller

and y.

absent.

General headquarters 175 253 ---

Hardee's army corps:

Headquarters 237 362 ---

Stevenson's division 7,605 11,088 ---

Cleburne's division 6,824 10,097 ---

Walker's division 6,119 9,508 ---

Artillery 1,161 1,754 45

Total Hardee's corps 21,946 32,809 45

Hindman's army corps:

Headquarters 162 290 ---

Hindman's division 6,888 12,222 ---

Stewart's division 6,587 11,791 ---

Breckinridge's division 4,451 7,209 ---

Artillery 1,061 1,295 36

Total Hindman's corps 19,149 32,807 36

Cavalry:

Wheeler's corps 5,748 10,973 ---

Artillery attached 216 279 10

1st Louisiana Cavalry 120 308 ---

Total cavalry 6,084 11,560 10

Artillery reserve 936 1,175 36

Miscellaneous:

Engineer troops 510 617 ---

1st Louisiana Infantry 84 254 ---

(Regulars)

Grand total 48,884 79,475 127

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF EAST TENNESSEE,

New Market, February 20, 1864.

Major General W. T. MARTIN,

Commanding Cavalry:

Yours of the 18th is received. The lieutenant-general commanding desires that you accompany the two brigades, Russell's and Dibrell's, in the attack you speak of. If possible, see that it be made as efficiently as can be. He also desires you to make every exertion to have all your cavalry shod at once.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

OSMAN LATROBE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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*Transfers noted or original return: Lieutenant-Colonel Hardee and staff and Chaeatham's division, from Hardee's corps to Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana; Jackson's brigade, from Cheatham's to Walker's division; Maney's brigade, from Walker's to Cheatham's division; Walthall's brigade, from Cheatham's to Hindman's division; Vaughan's brigade, from Hindman's to Cheatham's division; Moore's, brigade, from Cheatham's to Stewart's division; and Strahl's brigade, from Stewart's to Cheatham's division.

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