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Consolidated monthly field return of officers of the Corps of

Engineers, &c. -Continued.

Absent. Present and absent.

Sic With Comm Enli Aggr Remarks.

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Corps of 1 1 13 - -

Engineers

2nd Regiment - - 3 1 4

Engineer

Troops

2nd Regiment - - - 5 5 Detailed to

Engineer manufacture

Troops, engineer

Company C. materials at

Demopolis, by

order of

Lieutenant-

General Polk.

2nd Regiment - - 3 100 103

Engineer

Troops,

Company C.

Sappers and - a1 3 69 72 Captain

bombardiers Gallimard

captured at

Fort Morgan,

August 9, 1864.

Sappers and - - 2 8 10

miners

Total 1 2 24 183 207

a In prison.

SAML. H. LOCTETT,

Colonel and Chief Engineer Dept. of Ala., Miss., and East La.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE WEST

November 2, 1864.

General John B. HOOD, Commanding, &c.:

GENERAL: General Taylor has been instructed to impress the number of laborers required by Major Fleming, chief engineer and general superintendent Mobile and Ohio Railroad.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant -General.

HEADQUARTERS, Tuscumbia, November 2, 1864.

Lieutenant -General LEE, Commanding Corps:

General Hood directs that you will not cross your wagons till further orders. The house will have to come down if it is in the way of one of the redoubts.

[A. P. MASON,

Major and Assistant Adjutant -General.]

HEADQUARTERS, Tuscumbia, November 2, 1864.

Major General JOSEPH WHEELER, Blue Mountain:

(Care post commandant, who will please forward to Gadsden without delay.)

No information has been received from you for several days. The courier-line seems to have been interrupted by the enemy. Please report immediately by telegraph the condition of affairs in the vicinity of your command.

[J. B. HOOD,

General.]