War of the Rebellion: Serial 062 Page 0473 Chapter XLVI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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Abstract from return of the Department of New Mexico, &c.-Continued.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

Fort Craig (Colonel E. 10 333 422

A. Bigg).

Fort McRae (Captain H. 3 43 50

A. Greene).

Las Valles (Lieutenant 1 34 38

S. L. Barr).

Fort Whipple (Major E. 2 101 128

B. Wills).

Fort Canby (Captain A. 6 320 379

B. Carey).

District of Arizona

(Colonel George W.

Bowie):*

Franklin (Colonel 10 280 318

George W. Bowie).

Fort Bowie (Lieutenant 1 17 24

B. F. Bayley).

Tucson (Lieutenant 4 104 166

Colonel T. A. Coult).

Las Cruces (Major T. 3 62 101

J. Blakeney).

Fort Cummings (Captain 1 54 58

V. Dresher).

Camp Mimbres (Captain 2 54 75

J. H. Whitlock).

Grand total. 94 2,419 3,097

CONTINUATION:

Pieces of artillery.

Aggregate

Command. present and Heavy. Field.

absent.

Fort Craig (Colonel E. 514 4 13

A. Bigg).

Fort McRae (Captain H. 77

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A. Greene).

Las Valles (Lieutenant 47

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S. L. Barr).

Fort Whipple (Major E. 139

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B. Wills).

Fort Canby (Captain A. 634

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B. Carey).

District of Arizona

(Colonel George W.

Bowie):*

Franklin (Colonel 382

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George W. Bowie).

Fort Bowie (Lieutenant 56

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B. F. Bayley).

Tucson (Lieutenant 216

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Colonel T. A. Coult).

Las Cruces (Major T. 150

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4

J. Blakeney).

Fort Cummings (Captain 61

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V. Dresher).

Camp Mimbres (Captain 151

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J. H. Whitlock).

Grand total. 4,083 8 25

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF, Numbers 53.

New Orleans, March 1, 1864.

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12. The One hundred and fifty-third New York Volunteers will proceed to Franklin, La., and be reported to Major-General Franklin, for temporary duty with the First Division, Nineteenth Army Corps.

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14. The Third and Fifth Regiments of Engineers, Corps D'Afrique, will be immediately put in readiness for field service. The chief engineer of the department will see that these regiments are properly supplied with tools and material for campaign duty, and the quartermaster's department will supply them with the necessary means of transportation on the requisition of the chief engineer.

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By command of Major-General Banks:

RICHARD B. IRWIN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

BATON ROUGE, LA., March 1, 1864-9 a. m. (Received 11.30 a. m.)

Brigadier General C. P. STONE:

Large scouting parties out beyond the Amite, east and south of this place, yesterday. Failed to find the enemy in any force. The rebels prowl about in small parties, taking to the woods when pursued. Six prisoners were taken.

P. ST. GEO. COOKE,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

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*Franklin, Tex.

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