War of the Rebellion: Serial 104 Page 0544 KY.,S.W.VA.,TENN., N. & C.GA.,MISS.,ALA., & W.FLA.

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Abstract from return of the Department of Kentucky, Major General John M. Palmer, U. S. Army, commanding, for the month of April, 1865.

Present for duty.

Command. Office Men Aggregate

rs present

General headquarters 7 --- 7

First Division (Hobson) 196 5,042 6,083

Second Division (Murray) 108 3,091 3,485

Post of Louisville, Ky. 25 759 905


District of Western Kentucky 64 1,437 1,944


Post of Newport Barracks, Ky. 10 167 228


Post of New Albany, Ind. 1 12 72


Total 411 10,508 12,724

Pieces of


Command. Aggregate Heavy Field


and absent

General headquarters 7 --- ---

First Divisin (Hobson) 7,785 --- ---

Second Division (Murray) 4,195 --- ---

Post of Louisville, Ky. 1,075 --- ---


District of Western Kentucky 2,426 --- ---


Post of Newport Barracks, Ky. 234 --- ---


Post of New Albany, Ind. 81 --- ---


Total 15,803 --- ---

Organization of troops in the Department of Kentucky, commanded by Major General John M. Palmer, U. S. Army, April 30, 1865.


Brigadier General EDWARD H. HOBSON.


1st Kentucky Cavalry (three companies), Captain Philip Roberts.

Camp Nelson.

Lieutenant Colonel L. HENRY CARPENTER.

53rd Kentucky (seven companies-mounted), Lieutenant Colonel William C. Johnson.

74th Company U. S. Veteran Reserve Corps (2nd Battalion), Captain Richard M. Voorhees.

5th U. S. Colored Cavalry (eight companies), Major Henry M. Kidder.

1st Kentucky Light Artillery, Battery E, Captain Llewyllyn E. P. Bush.


24th Kentucky (one company), Lieutenant James H. Wilson.

55th Kentucky (mounted), Colonel Weden O'Neal.

1st Ohio Heavy Artillery (two companies), Captain William Carroll.


185th Ohio, Colonel John E. Cummins.


30th Wisconsin (three companies), Major John Clowney.


23rd U. S. Veteran Reserve Corps, Company B, Captain William H. Horton.


46tth Indiana, Colonel Thomas H. Bringhurst.

49th Indiana (six companies), Major James Leeper.

79th Company U. S. Veteran Reserve Corps (2nd Battalion), Lieutenant David G. Falconer.

1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery, Company B, Captain Charles W. Hyde.