ountain, or Boonsboro‘, was: Longstreet, 8000; D. H. Hill, 7000,--total, 1.5,000.
According to Colonel W. H. Taylor, adjutant-general of the Army of Northern Virginia, Hill had less than 5000 ; 6 brigades of Longstreet engaged numbered 4900,--total, 9900 (with 2 of Longstreet's brigades not engaged and not included). In his official report, General D. H. Hill says the division numbered less than 5000 men on the morning of September 14th ; of his 5 brigades, Rodes's is stated to have numbered 1200, and Garland's scarce 1000 men.
The Union returns quoted show the whole number of officers and men of all arms present for duty without deduction.
If to the strength of the First and Ninth Corps on the 20th of September we add the previous losses, these numbers will show as follows: First Corps, 15,750; Ninth Corps, 13,972.
Deduct one-fifth, 5944, for noneffectives,--total available Union force, 23,778.
Total available Confederate force, according to Mr. White, 15,000; according to Colone