War of the Rebellion: Serial 084 Page 0980 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LIII.

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DISTRICT OF THE FRONTIER.

Brigadier General JOHN M. THAYER.

First Brigade.

Colonel JOHN EDWARDS.

1st Arkansas, Lieutenant Colonel Elhanon, J. Searle.

18th Iowa, Lieutenant Colonel Hugh J. Campbell.

12th Kansas, Colonel Charles W. Adams.

Kansas Light Artillery, 2nd Battery, Captain Edward A. Smith.

Second Brigade.

Colonel JAMES M. WILLIAMS.

1st Kansas Colored Troops, Captain John R. Graton.

2nd Kansas Colored Troops, Major John H. Gillpatrick.

11th U. S. Colored Troops (five companies), Lieutenant Colonel James M. Steele.

54th U. S. Colored Troops, Colonel John E. Cone.

Arkansas Light Artillery, 1st Battery, Captain Denton D. Stark.

Kansas Light Artillery, 3rd Battery, Lieutenant Levinus Harris.

Third Brigade.

Colonel WILLIAM R. JUDSON.

1st Arkansas Cavalry, Colonel M. La Rue Harrison.

2nd Kansas Cavalry, Colonel William F. Cloud.

6th Kansas Cavalry, Lieutenant Colonel William T. Campbell.

14th Kansas Cavalry, Major Charles Willetts.

Indian Brigade.

Colonel STEPHEN H. WATTLES.

1st Indian Home Guards, Lieutenant Colonel George Dole.

2nd Indian Home Guards, Major Moses B. C. Wright.

3rd Indian Home Guards, Captain Alexander C. Spilman.

14th Kansas Cavalry, Company M, Lieutenant Dudley Sawyer.

Fort Smith, Ark.

Colonel WILLIAM R. JUDSON.

13th Kansas, Companies A, C, D, G, H, and I, Major Caleb A. Woodworth.

Van Buren, Ark.

Colonel THOMAS M. BOWEN.

13th Kansas, Companies B, E, F, and K, Colonel Thomas M. Bowen.

Abstract from returns of the Department of Kansas, Major General Samuel R. Curtis, U. S. Army, commanding, for the month of August, 1864.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

General 11 112 131

headquarters.*

District of 48 805 1,087

Colorado

(Chivington).

District of 63 1,171 1,560

Nebraska

(Mitchell).

District of North 38 796 1,150

Kansas (Davies).

District of South 79 2,280 2,735

Kansas (McKean).

District of Upper 18 668 935

Arkansas (Blunt).

Grand total. 257 5,832 7,598

Grand total 222 5,421 6,956

according to

department return.

Pieces of artillery.

Command. Aggrega Heavy. Field. Headquarters.

te

present

and

absent.

General 165 ... ... Fort

headquarters.* Leavenworth.

District of 1,657 ... ... Denver.

Colorado

(Chivington).

District of 2,400 ... 2 Omaha.

Nebraska

(Mitchell).

District of North 1,451 6 4 Fort

Kansas (Davies). Leavenworth.

District of South 3,381 ... .. Lawrence.

Kansas (McKean).

District of Upper 1,445 ... 8 Fort Riley.

Arkansas (Blunt).

Grand total. 10,499 6 14

Grand total 9,344 10 27

according to

department return.

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*Includes escort and signal corps.

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