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Abstract from return of Price's division, District of Arkansas, Brigadier General T. F. Drayton, C. S. Army, commanding, for the month of January, 1864. (Camp Sumter, Ark.)

Command Officers Men Aggregate Aggregate Pieces

present present of field

and artille-

absent ry

Headquarters 7 ..... 7 13 ......

Churchill's 76 639 876 1,573 4


Drayton's 59 725 956 1,427 4


Parsons' 98 1,443 1,778 2,788 4


Tappan's 87 1,157 1,447 2,374 4


Collins' 2 40 44 110 .......



Engineer ....... ...... ....... ....... .......



Grand total 329 4,004 5,108 8,285 16

Composition of Price's division, District of Arkansas, Brigadier General Thomas F. Drayton, C. S. Army, commanding, January 31, 1864.*

Churchill's Brigade

Brigadier General THOMAS J. CHURCHILL.

26th Arkansas, Colonel F. P. Yell.

32nd Arkansas, Colonel Lucien C. Gause.

36th Arkansas, Colonel James M. Davie.

39th Arkansas, Colonel J. W. Rogan.

Arkansas Battery, Captain John G. Marshall.

Parsons' Brigade.

Colonel SIMON P. BURNS.+

10th Missouri, Colonel William M. Moore.

11th Missouri, Colonel Simon P. Burns.

12th Missouri, Colonel Willis M. Ponder.

16th Missouri, Colonel L. M. Lewis.

9th Missouri Battalion Sharpshooters, Major L. A. Pindall.

Missouri Battery, Captain A. A. Lesueur.

Drayton's Brigade.

Colonel JOHN B. CLARK, Jr.

8th Missouri, Colonel Charles S. Mitchell.

9th Missouri, Colonel John B. Clark, jr.

Missouri Battery, Captain Samuel T. Ruffner.

Tappan's Brigade.

Brigadier General JAMES C. TAPPAN.

19th Arkansas,

Colonel C. L. Dawson.

24th Arkansas,

27th Arkansas, Colonel Beal Gaither.

33rd Arkansas, Colonel H. L. Grinsted.

38th Arkansas, Colonel R. G. Shaver.

Arkansas Battery, Captain Chambers B. Etter.


2nd Missouri Cavalry (one company), Captain Robert Collins.

Engineer Troops, Lieutenant J. H. Haney.

FEBRUARY, 1, 1864.


Governor of Louisiana:

SIR: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 29th instant [ultimo], and state in reply that the subject alluded to has already engaged my attention, and the evils corrected on the


*Brigadier-General Drayton assumed command January 11.


+Brigadier General Mosby M. Parsons present, sick.