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Abstract from return of the Army, Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana, Lieutenant General Leonidas Polk, C. S. Army, commanding, for the month of April, 1864; headquarters Demopolis, Ala.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers Men. Effective

total

present.

General staff. 10 ... ...

Loring's division. 393 4,322 4,259

French's division. 248 2,072 2,048

Sears' brigade a. 120 1,713 1,694

Post of Cahaba, Ala. 37 254 254

Post of Demopolis, Ala. 25 287 284

Post of Selma, Ala. 22 174 174

Engineer troops. 16 111 111

Paroled and exchanged 41 278 267

prisoners.

Post of Columbus, Miss. 15 151 150

Total b. 917 9,362 9,241

Lee's cavalry command c. 652 7,685 7,611

Escort. 4 49 49

Total. 656 7,734 7,660

Artillery, Loring's division. 18 393 380

Artillery, French's division. 11 161 151

Artillery, Sears' brigade. 4 84 82

Total. 33 638 613

Grand total. 1,616 17,734 17,514

Command. Aggrega- Aggregate Piecces

te present of field

present. and artillery

absent.

General staff. 10 11 ...

Loring's division. 5,405 10,273 ...

French's division. 2,655 4,870 ...

Sears' brigade a. 2,110 3,915 ...

Post of Cahaba, Ala. 351 501 ...

Post of Demopolis, Ala. 350 799 ...

Post of Selma, Ala. 216 262 ...

Engineer troops. 143 184 ...

Paroled and exchanged 348 697 ...

prisoners.

Post of Columbus, Miss. 179 587 ...

Total b. 11,757 22,088 ...

Lee's cavalry command c. 9,981 16,640 ...

Escort. 60 95 ...

Total. 10,041 16,735 ...

Artillery, Loring's division. 453 862 18

Artillery, French's division. 185 274 6

Artillery, Sears' brigade. 96 105 ...

Total. 734 1,241 24

Grand total. 22,542 40,075 24

a Sears' brigade transferred from District of the Gulf.

b No report has ever been received from Major-General Withers.

c This report is taken from Major-General Lee's last report, January 20, 1864, which inclosed Chalmers' division. No report has ever been received from Major-General Forrest.

Troops in the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana, Lieutenant General Leonidas Polk, C. S. Army, commanding, April 30, 1864.

GENERAL HEADQUARTERS.

Escort (Louisiana) Company, Captain Leeds Greenleaf.

LORING'S DIVISION.

Major General WILLIAM W. LORING.

Featherston's Brigade.

Brigadier General WINFIELD S. FEATHERSTON.

3rd Mississippi, Colonel T. A. Mellon.

22nd Mississippi, Colonel Frank Schaller.

31st Mississippi, Colonel M. D. L. Stephens.

33rd Mississippi, Colonel J. L. Drake.

40th Mississippi, Colonel W. Bruce Colbert.

43rd Mississippi, Colonel Richard Harrison.

1st Mississippi Battalion Sharpshooters, Major J. M. Stigler.

Scott's Brigade.

Colonel THOMAS M. SCOTT.

55th Alabama, Major Joseph H. Jones.

57th Alabama, Lieutenant Colonel W. C. Bethune.

9th Arkansas, Colonel Isaac L. Dunlop.

12th Louisiana, Lieutenant Colonel N. L. Nelson.