War of the Rebellion: Serial 092 Page 1000 Chapter LVI. OPERATIONS IN S. C., GA., AND FLA.

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Field returns showing effective total, total present, and aggregate present, &c. -Continued.

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Light artillery:

Charles' battery. . . 98 . . . . . . Grahamv

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Section Lafayette Artillery. . 74 . . . . . . Do.

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Section Earle's battery. . . 38 . . . . . . Do.

Anderson's battery. . . 119 119 12 Coosawh

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Girardey's battery. . . 112 112 116 Do.

Beaufort artillery. . . 107 121 125 Do.

Section DePass' battery. . . 53 59 60 Do.

Brooks' battery. . . 82 87 100 Pocotal

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Barnwell's battery. . . 74 79 83 Do.

Abell's battery. . . 87 88 91 Do.

Section Wagener's battery. . . 45 45 47 Do.

Section Earle's battery. . . 54 72 74 Do.

Section Danapaux's battery. . . 33 38 39 Do.

Total light artillery. . . 976 . . . . . . . . .

Cavalry:

Companies C and E, 3rd South 110 . . . . . . Grahamv

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Company H and detachment of F, 110 . . . . . . Coosawh

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Cavalry.

Kirk's squadron. . . 113 137 143 Pocotal

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Company I, 3rd South Carolina 48 60 63 Do.

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Company K, 3rd South Carolina 71 78 81 Do.

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Company D, 3rd South Carolina 60 65 68 Pocotal

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Total cavalry. . . 512 . . . . . .

Grand total. . . 7,030 . . . . . .

HEADQUARTERS,

Pocotaligo, December 28, 1864.

CHARLESTON, December 29, 1864.

His Excellency President DAYS:

If your will send us aid we can, with the force here, arrest the progress of invasion. General Beauregard tells me he desires the commands of General Hoke and General Johnson. With these, if no others can be spared, we may hold the lower portion of the State, which is threatened. I write more fully by mail, but time is of the first consequence to us of that we have left to spare.

A. G. MARGATH.

CHARLESTON, December 29, 1864.

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General:

Wheeler's cavalry, I regret to say, is more or less scattered over the country from Alabama to South Carolina. No definite returns can be had. He reports now about 5,000 effective. The number I send was furnished approximately when [sic] I sent to Savannah. Major-