War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 1362 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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WILMINGTON, December 31, 1864.

Major-General HOKE,

Sugar Loaf:

General Bragg directs that Kirkland and Haggod march to join Colquiett and Clingman at Camp Whiting, two miles from here on plank road, and wishes to see you here this morning. Telegraph Major Cameron if you want steamer to come oft baggage. Le the field batteries and cavalry await orders from General Whiting.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Copy referred to General Whiting.)

Strength of the Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee commanding, December 31, 1864, as shown by inspection reports.

Troops Aggregate Aggregate Aggregate Present Pieces

present present present effecti-ve of

for duty and artille-ry

absent

First

Army

Corps

(Long-street):

Pickett's

division 6.372 7.841 12.042 7.083 .....

Field's

division 5.134 6.096 11.746 4.905

.....

Kershaw's

division 3.842 4.673 10.812 3.850

.....

Total 15.348 18.610 34.600 15.838 .....

Second

Army

Corps

(Gordon):

Rodes' 3.339 4.223 12.601 3.286 .....

division

Early's 2.456 2.982 8.247 2.447

division .....

Gordon's 2.816 3.388 13.489 2.721

division

.....

Total 8.611 10.593 34.337 8.454 .....

Third

Army

Corps

(Hill):

Heth's 3.886 4.588 9.338 4.303 .....

division

Wilcox's 6.247 7.218 11.124 5.999

division .....

Mahone's 4.934 6.031 12.627 4.878

division

.....

Total 15.067 17.837 33.089 15.180 .....

Ander-son's

corps

(Ander-son):

Hoke's

division

5.626 6.155 11.854 5.668 .....

Johnson's

division

7.076 7.975 13.123 6.959

.....

Total 12.702 14.130 24.977 12.627 .....

Army of

the

Valley

District

(Early):

Staff 7 7 10 7 .....

Wharton's 1.983 2.451 6.684 1.841

division .....

Artillery 942 1.153 2.391 1.047

Valley

District 28

Total 2.932 3.611 9.085 2.895 28

Cavalry

Corps

(Ham-pton):

Staff

10 10 14 10 .....

W. H. F.

Lee's 3.498 4.125 6.475 2.601

division ......

Butler's

division 2.166 2.938 7.796 1.415

.....

Total 5.674 7.073 14.285 4.026 .....

Grand 60.334 71.854 150.373 59.020 28

total

NOTE FROM INSPECTION REPORT. - Dearing's brigade has been temporarily assigned to Butler's division.