War of the Rebellion: Serial 086 Page 0885 Chapter LIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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CAVALRY DIVISION, SEVENTH ARMY CORPS.

Regiments. Present. Present and Station

absent. recommended.

First Brigade,

headquarters

at Pine Bluff:

13th 830 937 Pine Bluff.

Illinois..

5th Kansas.. 202 267 Do.

7th Missouri.. 412 747 Pine Bluff

reserve.

1st Indiana.. 416 513 Pine Bluff.

Total... 1,890 2,464

Second

Brigade,

headquarters

at Little

Rock:

1st Iowa.. 423 939 Little Rock,

reserve.

1st Missouri.. 583 754 Do.

3rd Missouri.. 726 941 Little Rock.

3rd U. S. 305 485 Do.

Cavalry..

4th Arkansas.. 819 840 Do.

Total.... 2,856 3,959

Third Brigade,

headquarters

at Austin:

8th Missouri.. 621 753 Austin.

9th Iowa.. 881 1,008 Austin,

reserve.

10th 730 1,065 Austin.

Illinois..

11th 334 841 Devall's

Missouri.. Bluff.

2nd Missouri.. 398 920 Remount Camp.

Total... 2,964 4,587

Fourth

Brigade,

headquarters

at

Huntersville:

1st Nebraska.. 75 160 Huntersville.

9th Kansas.. 981 1,051 Do.

3rd 336 573 Do.

Wisconsin..

3rd Michigan.. 1,144 1,264 Brownsville

reserve.

3rd Arkansas.. 812 980 Lewisburg.

Total... 3,348 4,028

Grand total.. 11,058 15,038

[First indorsement.]

HDQRS. CHIEF OF CAV., MIL. DIV. OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

New Orleans, December 19, 1864.

Respectfully forwarded to Colonel Christensen, assistant adjutant-general with the request that the regiments with the word "reserve" marked opposite to them may be designated as part of the cavalry of the Reserve Corps and ordered to report to the chief of cavalry, Military Division of West Mississippi, as is the cause with the cavalry of the reserve from the Department of the Gulf. The regiments selected within are from the Department of Arkansas.

J. W. DAVIDSON,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Cavalry.

[Second indorsement.]

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

New Orleans, La., December 19, 1864.

Respectfully referred to the commanding general, Department of Arkansas, for remarks an such immediate action as he may deem for the interest of the service.

By order of Major General E. R. S. Canby:

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Assistant Adjutant-General.