War of the Rebellion: Serial 086 Page 0732 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LIII.

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believe will give great additional security to the settlers and promote future emigration to that section of the State, and at the same time save a large amount of expense to the Government.

A. C. SMITH,

GEO. L. BECKER,

President First Division Saint Paul and Pacific R. R. Co.

STEPHEN MILLER,

Governor of Minnesota.

[And twelve other citizens.]

Abstract from of the Military Division of West Mississippi, Major General Edward R. S. Canby, U. S. Army,commanding, for the month of the November, 1864.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

General headquarters 17 --- 17

Department of the Gulf

(Hurlbut):

Staff 86 --- 87

Infantry 1,192 27,406 36,529

Cavalry 303 7,496 10,110

Artillery 175 5,866 7,097

Total 1,756 40,768 53,713

Department of the Missouri

(Rosecrans):

Staff 51 --- 51

Infantry 266 6,819 8,596

Cavalry 347 9,393 11,717

Artillery 16 666 762

Total 680 16,878 21,126

Department of Arkansas

(Steele):

Staff 40 --- 40

Infantry 507 13,041 17,538

Cavalry 277 7,285 10,785

Artillery 31 992 1,140

Total 855 21,318 29,503

Grand total 3,308 78,694 104,359

Pieces of artillery.

Command. Aggregate Heavy. Field. Headquarters

present

and

absent.

General headquarters 17 --- --- New Orleans,

La.

Department of the New Orleans,

Gulf (Hurlbut): La.

Staff 99 --- ---

Infantry 47,529 132 7

Cavalry 13,551 --- ---

Artillery 8,237 139 109

Total 69,416 271 116

Department of the Saint Louis,

Missouri Mo.

(Rosecrans):

Staff 58 --- ---

Infantry 10,363 23 2

Cavalry 15,412 --- ---

Artillery 930 --- 40

Total 26,763 23 42

Department of Little Rock,

Arkansas (Steele): Ark.

Staff 40 --- ---

Infantry 23,259 24 3

Cavalry 18,063 --- 14

Artillery 1,449 --- 63

Total 42,811 24 80

Grand total 139,007 318 238

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

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

General headquarters* 11 117 139

District of Colorado 43 719 901

(Chivington)

District of Nebraska 56 1,416 1,583

(Mitchell)

District of North Kansas 10 127 273

(Davies)

District of South Kansas 59 1,640 1,941

(Blunt)

District of Upper Arkansas 7 289 451

(Henning)

Grand total 186 4,308 5,288

Command. Aggregate Heavy. Field. Headquar

present ters.

and

absent.

General headquarters* 163 --- --- Fort

Leavenwo

rth.

District of Colorado 1,469 --- --- Denver

(Chivington)

District of Nebraska 2,324 --- --- Omaha.

(Mitchell)

District of North Kansas 746 6 4 Fort

(Davies) Leavenwo

rth.

District of South Kansas 3,000 8 14 Paola.

(Blunt)

District of Upper 1,039 --- --- Fort

Arkansas (Henning) Riley,

Kans.

Grand total 8,741 14 18

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*Includes escort and signal corps.

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