ing of June, 1862.
As they contradict previous statements of mine, I beg leave to point them out. In the statement of the strength of Holmes' division, at least 4,000 brought by him to the army from Petersburg, June 1st, are omitted; only those brought at the end of the month are referred to — they may have been 6,500.
In that of Longstreet's, the strength was near 14,000 June 1st.
The six brigades that then joined it had been reduced to 9,000 when they marched, late in August, to Northern Virginia.
The cavalry could not have exceeded 3,000, nor the reserve artillery 1,000, June 1st.
G. W. Smith's division of five brigades amounted to near 13,000 June 1st; only two of these brigades, guessed by the author to number 5,300, are mentioned, under Whiting, as belonging to Jackson's command.
Jackson's and Ewell's divisions are set down at 9,000. General Ewell, with whom I had repeated conversations on the subject, told me that he had in his 8,000 men. General Jackson had a brigade