War of the Rebellion: Serial 062 Page 0810 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter XLVI.

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

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

Fort Sumner (Major 3 91 128

H. D. Wallen)

Fort Union 14 467 531

(Lieutenant

Colonel William

McMullen)

Fort Whipple 2 110 127

(Major E. B.

Willis)

Fort Wingate 2 132 144

(Major E. W.

Eaton)

Las Valles 1 36 40

(Lieutenant S. L.

Barr)

Los Pinos (Captain 2 89 107

T. L. Roberts)

Troops en route 14 394 408

District of

Arizona (Colonel

George W. Bowie):

Camp Mimbres 1 65 91

(Lieutenant

Porter Haden)

Fort Bowie 2 52 56

(Captain T. T.

Tidball)

Fort Cummings 1 38 42

(Captain V.

Dresher)

Franklin (Colonel 16 277 321

George W. Bowie)

Las Cruces (Major 4 79 103

T. J. Blakeney)

Tucson (Lieutenant 6 128 200

Colonel Theodore

A. Coult)

Grand total 117 2,899 3,555

Continuation: Pieces of artillery.

Command. Aggregate Heavy. Field.

present and

absent.

Fort Sumner (Major 143 --- ---

H. D. Wallen)

Fort Union 569 4 4

(Lieutenant

Colonel William

McMullen)

Fort Whipple 138 --- ---

(Major E. B.

Willis)

Fort Wingate 182 --- ---

(Major E. W.

Eaton)

Las Valles 47 --- ---

(Lieutenant S. L.

Barr)

Los Pinos (Captain 122 --- ---

T. L. Roberts)

Troops en route 408 --- ---

District of

Arizona (Colonel

George W. Bowie):

Camp Mimbres 208 --- ---

(Lieutenant

Porter Haden)

Fort Bowie 56 --- 2

(Captain T. T.

Tidball)

Fort Cummings 61 --- ---

(Captain V.

Dresher)

Franklin (Colonel 370 --- ---

George W. Bowie)

Las Cruces (Major 150 --- 4

T. J. Blakeney)

Tucson (Lieutenant 260 --- ---

Colonel Theodore

A. Coult)

Grand total 4,447 8 27

Abstract from return of the Department of the Northwest, Major General John Pope, U. S. Army, commanding, for the month of March, 1864.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

General 17 9 26

headquarters.

District of Iowa 58 962 1,370

(Sully)

District of 143 2,938 3,636

Minnesota (Sibley)

District of 26 646 769

Wisconsin (Smith)

Grand total 244 4,555 5,801

Continuation:

Command. Aggregate Pieces of Headquarters.

present and field

absent. artillery.

General 27 --- Milwaukee.

headquarters.

District of Iowa 1,856 8 Davenport.

(Sully)

District of 3,933 22 Saint Paul.

Minnesota (Sibley)

District of 830 ---

Wisconsin (Smith)

Grand total 6,646 30

CONFEDERATE CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.

GARVIN'S FERRY, SUNFLOWER RIVER, MISS.,

January 1, 1864.

ADJT. General DEPT. OF MISSISSIPPI AND EASTERN LA.:

SIR: I have the honor of making the following report of my attempt to forward arms across the Mississippi River for the use of Lieutenant General E. Kirby Smith, to wit:

I left Brandon on the 23rd of December, 1863, with 2,000 stand of arms in twenty-three wagons, having with me a small flat ready to put together for the purpose of crossing them across the Mississippi River. I left Lieutenants Bowie and Baker behind to forward on the remaining 1,000 in eleven wagons, to start that evening. I reached Big Black on evening of 24th and crossed that night, leaving orders in Canton for the rear wagons to cross Big Black at Goodman's bridge. I crossed Yazoo River at Murdock's Ferry, where I had a mule drowned and several more broken down, whose places I