War of the Rebellion: Serial 058 Page 0819 Chapter XLIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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Abstract from return of the army of the Department of alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana, Lieutenant General Leonidas Polk, C. S. Army, commanding, February 29, 1864.*

Present for duty.

Command Officer Men. Effecti Aggrega Aggrega Pieces

. s. ve te te of

total present present artille

present . and ry.

. absent.

General

headqua

rters:

Staff 6 44 44 61 97 ...

and

escort

Enginee 15 103 103 119 157 ...

r

troops

Total 21 147 80 254 ...

147

Loring'

s

divisio

n:

Infantr 459 10,158 ...

y 4,554 4,508 5,699

Artille 22 353 340 417 646 16

ry

Total a 481 16

4,907 4,848 6,116 10,804

French'

s

divisio

n:

Infantr 237 2,899 5,002 ...

y 2,285 2,265

Artille 12 180 170 208 287 8

ry

Total 249 2,465 2,435 3,107 5,289 8

Cavalry 652 7,685 7,611 9,981 16,640 ....

(Lee's)

b

Ruggles 11 74 73 110 137 ...

'

command

Po t of 37 254 254 351 501 ...

Cahoba

Post of 11 138 138 233 333 ...

Demopol

is

Post of 22 174 174 216 262

Selma

Grand 1,484 15,680 20,294 34,220 24

total b 15,844

a Aggregate present and absent of Loring's division includes 918 men absent as prisoners or war.

b No report from General Forrest, and pieces of artillery attached to Lee's command not accounted for.

Abstract from return of the District of Southwest mississippi and East Louisiana, Colonel Edward Dillon, C. S. Army, commanding, for the month of February, 1864; headquarters Camp Dick Garnett.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate Aggregate

present. present

and

absent.

District 6 ... 6 6

staff

Woodville, 3 34 37 72

Miss.

(Captain

James H.

Jones),

38th

Mississipp

i

Regiment,

Company D.

Clinton, 4 75 79 170

La.

(Captain

Joseph

Gonzales),

Miles'

Cavalry

Legion,

Companies

B, and C.

Camp of 5 70 75 125

paroled

and

exchanged

prisoners

(Major

James T.

Coleman),

Miles'

Cavalry

Legion,

Bryan's

company.

14th 3 30 33 56

Confederat

e Regiment

(one

company),

Captain

Louis S.

Grenlee

9th 16 209 256 a860

Battalion

Louisiana

(partisan

rangers),

Captain

William

Turner

Powers' 32 235 267 492

regiment

cavalry,

Colonel

Frank P.

Powers

Camp Dick 1 ... 1 1

Garnett

Total 70 653 754 1,782

a 490 of these men are deserters.

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*For abstract of February 20, see Part I, p. 334.

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