War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0992 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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LI. The leave of absence heretofore granted Brigadier General R. S. Ripley, Provisional Army, C. S., is extended ninety days.

By command of the Secretary of War:

JOHN WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Batteries of light artillery in the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, January 6, 1865. *

Armament.

Napole- 12-poun 6-poun

Batteries. Captains. ons. der how der

itzers. bronze

Anderson's. R. W. Anderson. 4

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Barnwell's. A. S. Barnwell. 4

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Beaufort Light H. M. Stuart. 2 2

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Artillery.

Chatham Light John F. Wheaton. 4

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Artillery.

Chesnut Light F. C. Schulz.

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4

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Artillery.

Daniel's. Charles Daniell. 4

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De Pass'. W. L. De Pass. 2

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Furman Light William E. 1 2

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Artillery. Earle.

German F. W. Wagener. 2 2

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Artillery,

Company A.

German Artillery W. K. Bachman. 4

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Guerard's. John M. Guerard. 2 2

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Inglis Light William E.

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4

Artillery. Charles.

Kilcrease Light F. L.

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2 2

Artillery. Villepigue.

Lafayette Light J. T. Kanapaux.

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4

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Artillery.

Leon Light Robert H.

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2

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Artillery. Gamble.

Louisiana Guard Camille E. 4

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Artillery. Girardey.

Marion Light Edward L. 4

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Artillery. Parker.

Milton Light Joseph L. 4

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Artillery, Dunham.

Company A.

Milton Light Henry F. Abell. 2 2

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Artillery,

Company B.

Orleans Guard G. Le Gardeur, 2 2

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Artillery. Jr.

Regular J. A. Maxwell. 4

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(Georgia)

Battery.

Santee Light Christopher

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2

Artillery. Gaillard.

Terrell Light John W. Brooks. 4

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Artillery.

Waccamaw Light Mayham Ward.

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2 2

Artillery.

Wagner Light Charles E. 2 2

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Artillery. Kanapaux.

Washington Light George H. 2

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Artillery. Walter.

Colcock's Richard Johnson 2

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section+. (Lieutenant)

Total guns.

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59 28 10

CONTINUATION:

Armament.

10-poun 3-inch 3 1/2-

Batteries. Captains. der Pa rifles in.

rrotts. Bl

akely.

Anderson's. R. W. Anderson.

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Barnwell's. A. S. Barnwell.

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Beaufort Light H. M. Stuart.

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Artillery.

Chatham Light John F. Wheaton.

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Artillery.

Chesnut Light F. C. Schulz.

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Artillery.

Daniel's. Charles Daniell.

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De Pass'. W. L. De Pass. 2

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Furman Light William E. 1

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Artillery. Earle.

German F. W. Wagener.

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Artillery,

Company A.

German Artillery W. K. Bachman.

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Guerard's. John M. Guerard.

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Inglis Light William E.

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Artillery. Charles.

Kilcrease Light F. L.

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Artillery. Villepigue.

Lafayette Light J. T. Kanapaux.

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Artillery.

Leon Light Robert H.

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2

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Artillery. Gamble.

Louisiana Guard Camille E.

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2

Artillery. Girardey.

Marion Light Edward L.

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Artillery. Parker.

Milton Light Joseph L.

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Artillery, Dunham.

Company A.

Milton Light Henry F. Abell.

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Artillery,

Company B.

Orleans Guard G. Le Gardeur,

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Artillery. Jr.

Regular J. A. Maxwell.

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(Georgia)

Battery.

Santee Light Christopher

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2

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Artillery. Gaillard.

Terrell Light John W. Brooks.

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Artillery.

Waccamaw Light Mayham Ward.

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Artillery.

Wagner Light Charles E.

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Artillery. Kanapaux.

Washington Light George H. 2

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Artillery. Walter.

Colcock's Richard Johnson

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section+. (Lieutenant)

Total guns.

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5 4 2

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*From report of this date, signed by Colonel A. J. Gonzales, chief of artillery. Note on original says that "Blake's and Hanleiter's batteries have been broken up by order of the lieutenant-general commanding; the siege train in Georgia and South Carolina has been gradually reduced to a section of 20-pounder Parrotts. It is now abolished and turned into infantry. Tiller's company of light artillery [Echols artillery] has likewise been turned into infantry. "

+An improvised organization; guns manned by details from Colonel Colcock's command.

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Abstract from field return of the division commanded by Major General Lafayette McLaws, including the troops between Grahamville and Combahee River, for January 6, 1865.

Effective Total Aggregate

Command. total present. present.

present.

Colonel Hardy's brigade. 886 995 1,049

Colonel Harrison's brigade 2,685

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2,879

Colonel Fiser's brigade. 643 702 768

Colonel C. J. Colcock's 374 396 410

cavalry command.

Four light batteries 352 367 382

artillery.

Grand total. 4,940 2,460 5,488