War of the Rebellion: Serial 086 Page 1023 Chapter LIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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Abstract from return of the Second Sub-District of Texas, Colonel J. Bates commanding, for the month of October, 1864; headquarters Camp Barnard Bee.

Present for duty

Command Officers Men Aggregate

present

Velasco.

Bates' regiment, 13th Texas 21 370 453

Volunteer Infantry, Lieutenant

Col,. H. P. Cayce

Goode's company unassigned 3 35 40

cavalry

Camp Cedar Lake

Light Battery Captain R. J. 3 49 72

Hughes

Camp Sidney Johnston.

Company unassigned cavalry, 4 40 50

Captain B. F. Dunn

Total 31 494 615

Pieces of artillery

Command Aggregate Heavy Field

present

and absent

Velasco.

Bates' regiment, 13th Texas 674 6 .....

Volunteer Infantry, Lieutenant

Col,. H. P. Cayce

Goode's company unassigned cavalry 71 ..... .....

Camp Cedar Lake

Light Battery Captain R. J. 99 ..... 4

Hughes

Camp Sidney Johnston.

Company unassigned cavalry, 80 ..... .....

Captain B. F. Dunn

Total 924 6 4

Abstract from field return of the Light and Heavy Artillery of the Artillery Corps, District of Texas, Major General J. G. Walker commanding, for the month of October, 1864.

Present for duty

Command Officers Men Aggregate

present

Chief of artillery and staff 2 .... 2

Dege's light battery 1 41 51

Willke's light battery ....... 36 48

Welhausen's light battery 3 38 55

Nichols' light battery 2 45 55

Hughes' light battery 3 50 79

Jones' light battery 3 51 65

Dashiell's light battery a ....... ..... .......

Total 12 261 353

Heavy artillery 51 1,289 1,676

Grand total 65 1,550 2,031

Command Aggregate present Pieces of

and absent field

artillery

Chief of artillery and staff 4 .......

Dege's light battery 99 4

Willke's light battery 94 4

Welhausen's light battery 95 4

Nichols' light battery 74 4

Hughes' light battery 99 4

Jones' light battery 112 6

Dashiell's light battery a ......... 4

Total 573 30

Heavy artillery 2,491 .......

Grand total 3,068 30

a No report received from Dashiell's battery since August 31, 1864. The battery is supposed to have marched to the Indian country.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. TRANS-MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT, Numbers 87.

Shreveport, La., November 1, 1864.

Commanders of companies are hereby directed to return immediately to their proper command all men serving with them who belong to other commands in this department. No authority will be sufficient to retain the men where they do not properly belong.