War of the Rebellion: Serial 088 Page 1224 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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assigned to the command of Johnson's brigade of Tennessee troops. I will add that I believe this appointment will meet a hearty response in the confidence of the troops, and that it will insure for it a highly improved military condition.

Very truly, your friend and obedient servant,

B. R. JOHNSON,

Major-General, Provisional Army, C. S.

Abstract from return of the troops in the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia, General G. T. Beauregard, commanding, for September 1, 1864.

Present for duty.

Effective Aggregate Aggregate Pieces

Office-rs. Men. total present present of

Command present and field

absent. artillery.

General 15 ...... 15 16 ....

staff. .......

First

Milita-ry

Distri-ct:

Staff. 4 10 10 14 15 .....

Divi-sion. 176 2,593 2,815 3,217 5,058 5

Total. 180 2,603 2,825 3,231 5,073 5

Second

Milita-ry

Distri-ct:

Staff. 7 3 3 10 10 .....

Divi-sion. 210 3,706 3,771 4,776 7,237 27

Total 217 3,709 3,774 4,786 7,247 27

Third

Milita-ry

Distri-ct:

Staff. 11 1 1 12 14 .....

Divi-sion. 136 2,789 3,455 4,023 5,189 ......

Total. 147 2,790 3,456 4,035 5,203 ......

Hoke's

divi-sion:

Staff. 7 ....... ....... 9 9 .....

Divi-sion. 321 3,222 4,045 5,048 12,289 ......

Total. 328 3,222 4,045 5,057 12,298 ......

Johnson's

divi-sion.

Staff. 9 6 6 16 17 ......

Divi-sion. 367 3,953 5,100 6,353 12,624 ......

Total. 376 3,959 5,106 6,369 12,641 ......

Artil-lery 52 899 1,009 1,119 1,641 49

(Colo-nel

Jones)

Drewry's 16 154 188 239 257 14

Bluff.

Cavalry 84 1,407 1,601 1,807 .....

brigade .......

(Gene-ral

Dea-

ring).

Grand 1,415 18,743 22,004 26,658 44,376 95

total.

Organization of troops in the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia, commanded by General G. T. Beauregard, September 1, 1864.

FIRST MILITARY DISTRICT.

Brigadier General HENRY A. WISE.

Holcombe Legion.

Captain A. B. WOODRUFF.

Stony Creek (four companies).

Nottoway Bridge (four companies).

Rowanty Bridge (two companies).