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Abstract from tri-monthly return of the division commanded by Major General Lafayette McLaws, C. S. Army, for February 10, 1865. (a)

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Effective

total

present.

Hardy's brigade. 52 841 812

Harrison's brigade. 56 702 685

Fiser's brigade. 53 809 803

Reserve brigade. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Conner's brigade. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Artillery. 11 318 313

Cavalry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Grand total. 172 2,670 2,613

Pieces of artil-

lery.

Command. Aggregate Aggregate Horses Field.

present. present and

absent.

Hardy's brigade. 1,190 2,097 . . . . . .

. . . . . .

Harrison's brigade. 1,025 1,782 . . . . . .

. . . . . .

Fiser's brigade. 1,041 2,592 . . . . . .

. . . . . .

Reserve brigade. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Conner's brigade. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Artillery. 377 458 152 12

Cavalry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Grand total. 3,633 6,929 152 12

a The Third and Fifteenth South Carolina Regiments and Thiird Battalion South Carolina Volunteers, of Conner's brigade, effective total 450, report to General McLaws temporarily; also Brooks' battery, 105 effective. The above are not included in the aggregate of this return.

Organization of the division cimmanded by Major General Lafayette McLaws, C. S. Army, February 10, 1865.

Hardy's Brigade.

Colonel WASHINGTON M. HARDY.

7th North Carolina Reserves.

10th North Carolina Battalion.

50th North Carolina Regiment.

Harrison's Brigade.

Colonel GEORGE P. HARRISON, Jr.

5th Georgia Regiment.

32nd Georgia Regiment.

47th Georgia Regiment.

1st South Carolina Cavalry.

Fiser's Brigade.

Colonel JOHN C. FISER.

1st Georgia Regulars.

27th Georgia Battalion.

2nd Battalion Georgia Reserves.

5th Georgia Reserves.

6th Georgia Reserves.

HEADQUARTERS LEE'S CORPS,

Orangeburg, February 10, 1865-4. 30 a. m.

Brigadier-General PALMER:

Should you find that the troops on the Binnaker's road have been driven back, and that the enemy cannot be held at Snake or Cooper's Swamp, you will cross the North Edisto at Rowe's Bridge, and hold it to cross troops from Branchville. There is a line of couriers from Branchville to this place. In case the enemy cannot be driven back, and it should be necessary to fall back on this place, do so slowly, checking the enemy as long as possible. Keep your men well in hand; communicate wiith me often and freely. If you are compelled to retire hold Cooper's Swamp with sufficient force, and move the remainder of