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HEADQUARTERS LEFT WING, ARMY OF Georgia,

December 12, 1864 - 10 p. m.

Major General J. C. DAVIS,

Commanding Fourteenth Corps:

The following dispatch* has just been received from General Sherman, and the major-General commanding desires you to carry out the instructions so far as they relate to your portion of the line.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. C. RODGERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Weekly effective force report of Fourteenth Army Corps for Monday, December 12, 1864.

Arti-

Headquarters. Infantry. llery.

Command. Offic Men. Total Offic Men. Total. Offi

ers. . ers. cers

.

Fourteenth 25 766 791 . . . . . . . . . .

Army Corps. . .

First 9 61 70 . . . . . . . . . .

Division. . . .

First 5 27 32 68 1,427 1,495 . .

Brigade. . .

Second 6 40 46 60 1,448 1,508 . .

Brigade. . .

Third 7 75 82 45 922 967 . .

Brigade. . .

Battery C, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

1st . . . .

Illinois. .

Total First 27 203 230 173 3,797 3,970 5

Division. .

Second 15 76 91 . . . . . . . . . .

Division. . . .

First 7 71 78 85 1,947 2,032 . .

Brigade. . .

Second 8 30 38 78 1,488 1,566 . .

Brigade. . .

Third 7 9 16 78 1,603 1,681 . .

Brigade. . .

Battery I, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

2nd . . . .

Illinois. .

Total 37 186 233 241 5,038 5,279 1

Second

Division. .

Third 10 76 86 . . . . . . . . . .

Division. . . .

First 10 77 87 79 1,749 1,828 . .

Brigade. . .

Second 4 34 38 87 1,615 1,702 . .

Brigade. . .

Third 7 44 51 62 1,275 1,337 . .

Brigade. . .

5th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Wisconsin . . . .

Battery. .

Total Third 31 231 262 228 4,639 4,867 3

Division. .

19th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Indiana . . . .

Battery. .

Grand 120 642 13,474 14,116 12

total. . 1,386 1,506

Artillery. Total.

Command. Men. Total Offic Men. Aggrega Hors Gun

. ers. te. es. s.

Fourteenth . . . . . 25 766 791 . . .

Army Corps. . . . .

First . . . . . 9 61 70 . . .

Division. . . . . .

First . . . . . 73 1,454 1,527 . . .

Brigade. . . . . .

Second . . . . . 66 1,488 1,554 . . .

Brigade. . . . . .

Third . . . . . 52 997 1,049 . . .

Brigade. . . . . .

Battery C, 118 123 5 118 123 80 4

1st

Illinois. .

Total First 118 123 205 4,118 4,323 80

Division. . 4

Second . . . . . 15 76 91 . . .

Division. . . . . .

First . . . . . 92 2,018 2,110 . . .

Brigade. . . . . .

Second . . . . . 86 1,518 1,604 . . .

Brigade. . . . . .

Third . . . . . 85 1,612 1,697 . . .

Brigade. . . . . .

Battery I, 113 114 1 113 114 100

2nd 4

Illinois. .

Total 113 114 279 5,337 5,616 100

Second 4

Division. .

Third . . . . . 10 76 86 . . .

Division. . . . . .

First . . . . . 89 1,826 1,915 . . .

Brigade. . . . . .

Second . . . . . 91 1,649 1,740 . . .

Brigade. . . . . .

Third . . . . . 69 1,319 1,388 . . .

Brigade. . . . . .

5th 133 136 3 133 136 75

Wisconsin 4

Battery. .

Total Third 133 136 262 5,003 5,265 75

Division. . 4

19th 119 122 3 119 122 90

Indiana 4

Battery. .

Grand 483 495 774 15,343 16,117

total. . 345 16

JEF C. DAVIS,

Brevet Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Before Savannah, GA., December 12, 1864.

Brigadier General A. BAIRD,

Commanding Third Division, Fourteenth Army Corps:

The general commanding the corps directs that you move the two remaining brigades of your division toward this point at an early hour

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* See Sherman to Slocum, 4. 30 p. m., p. 694.

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