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Organization of the artillery serving in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, Major General Samuel Jones commanding.

[Extract.]

FIFTH MILITARY DISTRICT, ALFRED RHETT, COLONEL COMMANDING.

Present. Absent Absent without without leave. leave.

Command. Total Aggregat Officers Men. Men.

effectives. e. .

1st South 56 61 .... 1 ....

Carolina

Volunteers,

Company A,

Captain Read.

Lucas' 41 51 .... 1 2

battalion,

Company C,

Captain

Hayne.

Gist Guard, 65 69 ..... 1 1

Captain

Chichester.

[First South 246 288 1 6 14

Carolina

Artillery],

Companies C,

D, E, H, and

I, Major

Blanding.

1st South 60 63 1 2 2

Carolina

Artillery,

Company B,

Captain

Fleming.

Total... 468 526 2 11 19

Detached. Guns.

Command. Officers Men. Numbers Caliber Where

. of- of.- station

ed.

21st South 1 23 1 10- Half-

Carolina inch... moon

Volunteers, Battery

Company A, .

Captain Read.

Lucas' ..... 2 2 One 11- Battery

battalion, inch one Ramsay.

Company C, 10-inch.

Captain Hayne.

Gist Guard, a 1 16 1 Blakely Blakely

Captain gun... gun

Chichester. battery

.

[First South b 1 24 11 One 42- Castle

Carolina pounder, Pinckne

Artillery], one y and

Companies C, D, smooth- Fort

E, H, and I, bore, Ripley,

Major Blanding. eight and

10-inch, Four

one batteri

rifle. es in

Charles

ton.

1st South ..... 10 13 Two 10- Fort

Carolina inch one Sumter.

Artillery, 8-inch

Company B, rifle,

Captain 42-

Fleming. pounders

, one

24-

pounder,

five 12-

pounders

, and

one

gorge

gun.

Total... 3 75 28

a Detached for duty as judge advocate, by order of General Beauregard.

b Detached for duty in arresting deserters, by order of General Beauregard, April 30, 1864.

ALFRED RHETT,

Colonel, Commanding.

CHARLESTON, S. C., May 3, 1864.

Organization of infantry serving in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, Major General Samuel Jones, commanding.

[Extract.]

FIFTH MILITARY DISTRICT, ALFRED RHETT, COLONEL COMMANDING.

Present. Absent.

With leave. With leave.

Command. Total Aggregate. Officers. Men.

effectives.

6th, 19th, and 356 389 ..... ....

27th Georgia

Volunteers,

Lieutenant

Colonel S.

Elliott, jr.

28th Georgia 156 196 1 2

Volunteers,

Colonel

Graybill.

Total... 521 585 1 2

Without leave. Detached.

Command. Officers. Men. Officers. Men. Remarks

.

6th, 19th, and .... .... ..... .... Fort

27th Georgia Sumter

Volunteers, garriso

Lieutenant n.

Colonel S.

Elliott, jr.

28th Georgia 1 48 a13 239 Charles

Volunteers, ton.

Colonel

Graybill.

Total... 1 48 13 239

a Detached by order of General Jones, guarding prisoners to Savannah, April 20, 1864.

ALFRED RHETT,

Colonel, Commanding.

CHARLESTON, S. C., May 3, 1864.