War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0748 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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RALEIGH, April 3, 1865.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Smithfield:

General Baker has only three companies of cavalry and some seven of artillery and infantry for defense of Weldon. Will refer your dispatch to the governor.

BRAXTON BRAGG.

Return of the effective strength of the Army of Tennessee.

Command. Effective Total Aggregate

total. present. present.

Lee's corps. . . 3,676 4,718 5,300

Cheatham's corps. 2,317 2,923 3,322

.

Stewart's corps. 900 1,353 1,522

. .

Total infantry. . 6,893 8,994 10,144

.

Kanapaux's 109 112 116

battery. . .

Grand total. . . 7,002 9,106 10,260

ALEX. P. STEWART,

Lieutenant-General, Commanding.

IN THE FIELD, April 3, 1865.

Abstract from daily return of Hill's division Lee's corps, Army of Tennessee, for April 3, 1865.

Command. Effective Total present. Aggregate

total. present.

Sharp's 260 365 420

brigade. . .

Branty's 183 250 283

brigade. . .

Manigault's 427 515 559

brigade. . .

Deas's 366 464 516

brigade. . .

Total. . 1,236 1,594 1,778

ROBT. DONNELL,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.