War of the Rebellion: Serial 090 Page 0974 OPERATIONS IN N. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LV.

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of McConnellsburg, establishing your camp at a point where wood and water are easily accessible. You will keep constantly on the alert in regard to deserters and stragglers, arresting them wherever found. All Government property in the hands of unauthorized persons should be taken charge of, and the facts promptly reported to these headquarters.

I am, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

T. BRENT SWEARINGEN,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

Abstract from return of the Middle Military Division, Major General Philip H. Sheridan, U. S. Army, commanding, for the month of August, 1864.

Present for duty.

Command. Officer Men. Aggrega Aggrega

s. te te

present present

. and

absent.

General headquarters 24 120 216 389

Department of Washington

(Augur):

Staff and artillery 483 18,597 23,076 26,572

Cavalry 120 3,402 5,752 7,180

Artillery 218 5,895 7,753 9,854

Detachment of Signal 7 68 75 81

Corps

Total 828 27,962 36,656 43,687

Department of the

Susquehanna (Couch):

Staff and infantry 138 1,872 2,228 3,670

Cavalry 13 401 427 464

Artillery 5 181 194 296

Detachment of Signal 2 56 59 66

Corps

Total 158 2,510 2,908 4,496

Middle Department

(Wallace):

Staff and infantry 260 5,067 5,963 8,362

Cavalry 19 297 347 660

Artillery 8 219 294 329

Total 287 5,583 6,604 9,351

Department of West

Virginia (Crook):

Staff and infantry 538 11,898 14,032 23,443

Cavalry 241 6,231 8,457 14,722

Artillery 83 2,877 3,521 4,478

Total 862 21,006 26,010 42,643

Sixth Army Corps

(Wright):

Staff and infantry 635 11,333 15,717 29,599

Artillery 24 623 697 812

Total 659 11,956 16,414 30,411

Detachment Nineteenth

Army Corps (Emory):

Staff and infantry 657 12,068 14,187 21,081

Artillery 15 436 458 559

Total 672 12,504 14,645 21,640

Cavalry forces (Torbert):

Cavalry and staff 371 7,891 10,347 20,028

Artillery 22 611 701 979

Total 393 8,502 11,048 21,007

Grand total 3,883 90,143 114,501 173,624

Present of

artillery.

Command. Heavy. Field. Headquarters.

General headquarters --- --- In the field.

Department of Washington Washington, D.

(Augur): C.

Staff and artillery --- ---

Cavalry --- ---

Artillery 736 279

Detachment of Signal Corps --- ---

Total 736 279

Department of the Chambersburg,

Susquehanna (Couch): Pa.

Staff and infantry --- ---

Cavalry --- ---

Artillery --- 12

Detachment of Signal Corps --- ---

Total --- 12

Middle Department Baltimore, Md.

(Wallace):

Staff and infantry --- ---

Cavalry --- ---

Artillery --- 6

Total --- 6

Department of West In the field.

Virginia (Crook):

Staff and infantry --- ---

Cavalry --- ---

Artillery --- ---

Total --- ---

Sixth Army Corps (Wright): In the field.

Staff and infantry --- ---

Artillery --- 24

Total --- 24

Detachment Nineteenth Army In the field.

Corps (Emory):

Staff and infantry --- ---

Artillery --- 20

Total --- 20

Cavalry forces (Torbert): In the field.

Cavalry and staff --- 32

Artillery --- 24

Total --- 56

Grand total 736 397