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Abstract from returns of the forces in the Department of Western Virginia and East Tennessee, Major General John C. Breckinridge commanding, for November 10, 1864; headquarters Wytheville, Va.

Present for duty.

Command. Office Men. Effect Aggreg Aggreg Prison

rs. ive ate ate ers of

total presen presen war.

presen t. t and

t. absent

.

General 13 . . . . . . 13 15 . . .

staff.

Vaughn's 156 1. 021 993 1. 358 3. 205 796

brigade.

Duke's 45 453 440 578 781 . . .

brigade.

Witcher's 44 600 584 686 993 . . .

command.

Cosby's

15 250 250 322 337 . . .

Convalescent

camp.

Giltner's,

15 250 250 322 337 . . .

Convalescent

camp.

7th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Confederate

Cavalry

Battalion, C.

J. Prentice.

Total. 200 2. 324 2. 267 2. 944 5. 316 796

Smith's 20 160 160 185 563 17

battalion

reserves.

Preston's 26 268 264 308 737 . . .

regiment

reserves.

Total. 46 428 424 493 1. 300 17

3rd Regiment 1 71 71 73 92 2

Engineer

Troops,

Company A.

3rd Regiment 1 37 37 40 46 . . .

Engineer

Troops,

Company D.

Total. 2 108 108 113 138 2

Page's 12 202 202 219 369 87

artillery

battalion.

Grand total. 333 3. 062 3. 001 3. 782 7. 138 902

REMARKS. -No report from the 12th Tennessee Battalion, Vaughn's brigade. No report from Prentice's battalion, in consequence of being scattered, collecting deserters in different portions of the department.

Organization of troops in the Department of Western Virginia and East Tennessee, commanded by Major General John C. Breckinridge, November 10, 1864.

Vaughn's Cavalry Brigade.

16th Georgia Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Samuel J. Winn.

1st Tennessee, Colonel James E. Carter.

3rd Tennessee Infantry, Provisional Army (mounted), Colonel Newton J. Lillard.

31st [39th] Tennessee* Colonel William M. Bradford.

43rd Tennessee,* Colonel James W. Gillespie.

59th Tennessee,* Colonel William L. Eakin.

60th Tennessee,* Lieutenant Colonel Nathan Gregg.

61st Tennessee,* Colonel James G. Rose.

62nd Tennessee,* Lieutenant Colonel William Parker.

12th Tennessee Battalion, Major George W. Day.

16th Tennessee Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel John R. Neal.

Reserves.

Preston's regiment Virginia reserves, Colonel Robert T. Preston.

Smith's battalion Virginia reserves, Lieutenant Colonel Robert Smith.

Duke's Cavalry Brigade.

Brigadier General BASIL W. DUKE.

1st Kentucky Battalion, Colonel William W. Ward.

2nd Kentucky Battalion, Colonel Richard C. Morgan.

Witcher's Command.

Lieutenant Colonel VINSON A. WITCHER.

34th Virginia Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Vinson A. Witcher.

Payne's (Virginia) company, Captain William H. Payne.

Thurmond's (Virginia) battalion, Captain Philip J. Thurmond.

Detachment of Cosby's and Giltner's Brigades.

Major John T. CHENOWETH.

Engineers.

3rd Regiment Engineer Troops, Company A, Lieutenant James S. Morrison.

3rd Regiment Engineer Troops, Company D, Lieutenant George R. Margrave.

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*Infantry mounted.

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