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Weekly report of effective force of the Department of the Cumberland, &c.- Continued.

Artillery. Total.

Command. Officer Men. Total. Officer Men.

s. s.

District of

Tennessee -

Continued.

Fort Donelson, 3 162 165 5 164

Lieutenant

Colonel E. C.

Brott.

Clarksville, Co.. 3 121 124 7 124

A. A. Smith.

Gallatin, Colonel 3 119 122 3 119

J. K. Miller.

Nashville and 4 103 107 91 1,914

Northwestern

Railroad,

Brigadier

General A. C.

Gillem.

Nashville and 8 405 413 33 916

Chattanooga

Railroad,

Brigadier

General H. P.

Van Cleve.

Convalescents, ... ... ... 12 1,017

Brigadier

General H. P.

Van Cleve.

Nashville and 1 78 79 63 1,499

Chattanooga

Railroad, Colonel

H. K. McConnell.

Bridgeport, 8 278 286 77 1,649

Colonel W.

Krzyzanowski.

Northern Alabama, 5 158 163 19 190

Brigadier

General R. S.

Granger.

Tennessee and 4 138 132 118 4,016

Alabama Railroad,

Brigadier

General J. C.

Starkweather.

Huntsville, Ala., ... ... ... 39 800

Colonel G. M. L.

Johnson.

11th and 12th ... ... ... 77 1,635

Indiana and 2nd

Michigan

Volunteers

Cavalry.

Total. 62 2,265 2,327 847 20,967

Unassigned

Artillery:

Reserve 24 712 736 31 719

Artillery,

Nashville, Tenn.

11th Indiana 4 127 131 4 127

Battery (in the

field).

Total 28 839 867 35 846

Grand Total 169 6,092 6,261 4,584 84,913

Command. Aggregat Horses. Guns.

e.

District of

Tennessee -

Continued.

Fort Donelson, 169 88 11

Lieutenant

Colonel E. C.

Brott.

Clarksville, Co.. 131 148 9

A. A. Smith.

Gallatin, Colonel 122 ... 6

J. K. Miller.

Nashville and 2,005 78 6

Northwestern

Railroad,

Brigadier

General A. C.

Gillem.

Nashville and 949 ... 57

Chattanooga

Railroad,

Brigadier

General H. P.

Van Cleve.

Convalescents, 1,029 ... ...

Brigadier

General H. P.

Van Cleve.

Nashville and 1,562 42 4

Chattanooga

Railroad, Colonel

H. K. McConnell.

Bridgeport, 1,726 78 13

Colonel W.

Krzyzanowski.

Northern Alabama, 209 100 8

Brigadier

General R. S.

Granger.

Tennessee and 4,134 1,773 11

Alabama Railroad,

Brigadier

General J. C.

Starkweather.

Huntsville, Ala., 839 ... ...

Colonel G. M. L.

Johnson.

11th and 12th 1,712 ... ...

Indiana and 2nd

Michigan

Volunteers

Cavalry.

Total. 21,814 2,599 165

Unassigned

Artillery:

Reserve 750 625 24

Artillery,

Nashville, Tenn.

11th Indiana 131 ... 6

Battery (in the

field).

Total 881 625 30

Grand Total 89,497 13,911 391

No report from First Ohio Volunteer Sharpshooters, One hundred and eighth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and Fifty-eighth Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Batteries M and K, First Ohio Volunteer Artillery (unassigned artillery), and Signal Corps.

Respectfully submitted.

WM. L. PORTER,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

WASHINGTON, July 26, 1864 - 2.30 p. m.

Major-General SHERMAN,

Near Atlanta:

I have just seen complaining of the appointment of Hovey and Osterhaus. The point you make is unquestionably a good one, and yet pease hear a word from us. My recollection is that both General Grant and yourself recommenced both H[ovey] and O[sterhaus] for promotion, and these, with other strong recommendations, drew committals from us which we could neither honorably or safely disregard. We blamed H[ovey] for coming away in the manner in which he did, but we knew he had apparent reason to feel disappointed and mortified, and we felt it was not best to crush one who certainly had been a good soldier. As to O[sterhaus], we did not know of his leaving at the time we made the appointment, and do not now know the terms on which he left. Not to have appointed him, as the case appeared to us at the time, would have been almost, if not quite, a violation of our word. The word was