War of the Rebellion: Serial 076 Page 0432 THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN. Chapter L.

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of the position to be taken is so near the enemy that the works must be strengthened as much as possible during the night, and great vigilance observed that the working parties are not driven off.

By order of Major General G. M. Dodge:

J. W. BARNES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Abstract from report of the effective force of the cavalry of the Military Division of the Mississippi, August 8, 1864.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Total.

Cavalry Department of the 10 31 41

Cumberland, Brigadier General

W. L. Elliott.

First Cavalry Division, Brigadier 9 78 87

General E. M. McCook.

First Brigade, Major R. Root. 11 217 228

Second Brigade, Lieutenant

Colonel H. P. Lamson.

18th Indiana Battery: 43 469 512

Lieutenant Rippetoe 3 122 125

Lieutenant Thomas 1 63 64

Total First Cavalry Division. a 67 949 1,016

Second Cavalry 199 4,177 4,376

Division, Brigadier General

K. Garrard.

Third Cavalry Division, Brigadier 13 30 43

General J. Kilpatrick.

First Brigade, Lieutenant- 19 458 477

Colonel Klein.

Second Brigade, Lieutenant 57 1,012 1,069

Colonel F. A. Jones.

Third Brigade, Colonel 69 1,221 1,290

E. H. Murray.

10th Wisconsin Battery, Captain 4 105 109

Y. V. Beebe.

Total Third Cavalry Division. 162 2,826 2,988

Total cavalry, Department of the 438 7,983 8,421

Cumberland.

Major-General Stoneman's

command:

Cavalry, Department of the Ohio, 8 --- 8

Colonel Silas Adams.

First Brigade, Major W. Carter. 22 528 550

Second Brigade, Major Rowland. 30 778 808

Third Brigade, Major Coates. 11 371 382

24th Indiana Battery, Lieutenant 1 67 68

Allen.

Total 72 1,664 1,736

9th Ohio Cavalry, b Colonel W. D. 22 418 440

Hamilton.

4th Tennessee Cavalry, c Major 9 229 238

M. Stephens.

Grand total. 541 10,294 10,835

Total present.

Command. Officers. Men. Total.

Cavalry Department of the 10 61 71

Cumberland, Brigadier General

W. L. Elliott.

First Cavalry Division, Brigadier 9 78 87

General E. M. McCook.

First Brigade, Major R. Root. 11 217 228

Second Brigade, Lieutenant 47 588 635

Colonel H. P. Lamson.

18th Indiana Battery:

Lieutenant Rippetoe 3 122 125

Lieutenant Thomas 1 63 64

Total First Cavalry Division. a 71 1,068 1,139

Second Cavalry 236 4,878 5,144

Division, Brigadier General

K. Garrard.

Third Cavalry Division, Brigadier 13 30 43

General J. Kilpatrick.

First Brigade, Lieutenant- 26 558 584

Colonel Klein.

Second Brigade, Lieutenant 65 1,123 1,188

Colonel F. A. Jones.

Third Brigade, Colonel 78 1,510 1,588

E. H. Murray.

10th Wisconsin Battery, Captain 5 120 125

Y. V. Beebe.

Total Third Cavalry Division. 187 3,341 3,528

Total cavalry, Department of the 504 9,348 9,852

Cumberland.

Major-General Stoneman's

command:

Cavalry, Department of the Ohio, 8 --- 8

Colonel Silas Adams.

First Brigade, Major W. Carter. 22 528 550

Second Brigade, Major Rowland. 30 778 808

Third Brigade, Major Coates. 11 371 382

24th Indiana Battery, Lieutenant 1 67 68

Allen.

Total 72 1,664 1,736

9th Ohio Cavalry, b Colonel W. D. 26 474 500

Hamilton.

4th Tennessee Cavalry, c Major 9 229 238

M. Stephens.

Grand total. 611 11,715 12,326

Mounted and equipped

for line of battle.

Command. Officers. Men. Total.

Cavalry Department of the --- --- ---

Cumberland, Brigadier General

W. L. Elliott.

First Cavalry Division, Brigadier --- --- ---

General E. M. McCook.

First Brigade, Major R. Root. 11 66 77

Second Brigade, Lieutenant 33 301 334

Colonel H. P. Lamson.

18th Indiana Battery:

Lieutenant Rippetoe 3 122 125

Lieutenant Thomas --- --- ---

Total First Cavalry Division. a 47 489 536

Second Cavalry 210 4,132 4,342

Division, Brigadier General

K. Garrard.

Third Cavalry Division, Brigadier 13 30 43

General J. Kilpatrick.

First Brigade, Lieutenant- 19 330 349

Colonel Klein.

Second Brigade, Lieutenant 59 633 692

Colonel F. A. Jones.

Third Brigade, Colonel 72 905 977

E. H. Murray.

10th Wisconsin Battery, Captain 4 105 109

Y. V. Beebe.

Total Third Cavalry Division. 167 2,003 2,170

Total cavalry, Department of the 424 6,624 7,048

Cumberland.

Major-General Stoneman's

command:

Cavalry, Department of the Ohio, 8 --- 8

Colonel Silas Adams.

First Brigade, Major W. Carter. 22 528 550

Second Brigade, Major Rowland. 30 677 707

Third Brigade, Major Coates. 11 154 165

24th Indiana Battery, Lieutenant --- --- ---

Allen.

Total 71 854 926

9th Ohio Cavalry, b Colonel W. D. 22 237 259

Hamilton.

4th Tennessee Cavalry, c Major 9 20 29

M. Stephens.

Grand total. 526 7,735 8,261

a The Third Brigade of this division is guarding the line of Atlantic and Western Railroad.

b Unassigned regiment; encamped Vining's Station.

c This regiment belongs to Fourth Cavalry Division, Department of the Cumberland, and has been ordered to Decatur, Ala.