5,601 5,945 5,499 4,690
Aggregate 112,819 106,050 91,675 81,758
near Greensboro, North Carolina, May 1, 1865.
I. The effective strength of the Army of Tennessee, as shown by the tri-monthly return of the 1st of May, 1864, was :
Johnston's Narrative, pages 574, 575.
Infantry 37,652 40,464
This was the entire strength of the Army at and near Dalton at that date.
2. The movement from Dalton began on the 12th May.
On that day Loring's Division, Army of Mississippi, and Cantry's Division, joined at Resaca, with about eight thousand (8000) effectives.
French's Division, same.
Army, joined near Kingston several days later (about four thousand (4000) effectives). Quarles's brigade from Mobile (about twenty-two hundred (2200) effectives) joined at New Hope Church on the 26th.
The cavalry of the Mississippi Army, which joined near Adairsville, was estimated at three thousand nine hundred (3900) effectives; and Martin's Cav