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Appendix A. Through the politeness of the Secretary of War, Mr. Belknap, the writer received the following statement of the strength of Sherman's command on the 10th of November: War, Department, Adjutant-General's Office, Washington, December 14, 1875. Official transcript from the return of the Department of the Cumberland, showing the strength, present and absent, on the 10th day of November, 1861, the date of the last report received at this office before Brigadier-General Sherman was relieved of that command: No. in commands that furnished returns to department headquarters,30,917 No. in commands not furnishing returns, about9,100 Regiments in process of formation, estimated9,600 Total49,617 E. D. Townsend, Adjutant-General.
risoners with the enemy, 100 of their prisoners still remain in my hands, one stand of colors, and a fraction over 1,000 stand of arms, with knapsacks, ammunition, and other military stores. The Rev. P. C. Headley, in his Life of Grant, says, The rebels lost 2,800 men. Badeau says: At Belmont, General Grant lost 485 men in killed, wounded, and missing; 125 of his wounded fell into the hands of the rebels; he carried off 175 prisoners and two guns. General Polk, writing November 10, 1861, could not be mistaken as to the number of prisoners. The number of dead must have been much over 100; and, if the wounded were in any ordinary ratio to the other losses, the writer is constrained to believe that General Badeau is in error in his statement of the losses of Grant's army at Belmont. The universal testimony of those who remained masters of the field made it much greater than he sets it down. General Grant, writing to his father soon after the battle, says: Gen
e's, were: Grant50,000 Buell37,000 Mitchell18,000 Total105,000 To engage these it will be seen that he was able to get together about 40,000 available troops at Shiloh. Appendix A. Memorandum.6276 a, G. 0. 75. War Department, Adjutant-General's Office, Washington, December 17, 1875. Statement showing the number of troops, present and absent, in the commands of Generals Sherman, Grant, and Buell, at the dates hereinafter specified. General Sherman's command, November 10, 1861. In commands that furnished returns to department headquarters30,917 In commands not furnishing returns (about)9,100 Regiments in process of formation (estimated)9,600 Total49,617 General Grant's command, February 1, 186227,113 General Buell's command, February 20, 1862103,864 General Grant's command, April 1, 186268,175 General Buell's command, April 30, 1862101,051 note.-Owing to the absence of returns of a uniform date, the above figures have been taken from such return