Artillery in Fifth Subdistrict, South Carolina, December 12th, 1864.
Guns in Position.
Command. Commander. No. of Guns. Positions. Beaufort Artillery Captain Stuart 4 Two Napoleons, at Coosawhatchie; one 12-pounder howitzer, Bee's Creek; one 12-pounder howitzer, Honey Hill. Colcock's Horse Arty Lieut. Johnson 2 At Coosawhatchie, two Napoleons. Furman Light Arty Captain Earle 4 One 10-pounder Parrott, two 6-pounders, Honey Hill; one Napoleon, Honey Hill. De Saussure Artillery Captain De Pass 4 Two 10-pounder Parrotts, Honey Hill; two Napoleons, Coosawhatchie. Lafayette Artillery Capt. Kanapaux 4 Two 6-pounders, Bee's Creek: one 12-pounder howitzer, Honey Hill; one 12-pounder howitzer, Coosawhatchie. German Artillery Capt. Bachman 4 Four 12-pounder howitzers, Tulafinny Trestle. Girardy's Artillery Capt. Girardy 6 Three Napoleons, and two 3 1/2-inch Blakelys, Tulafinny Trestle; one Napoleon, Old Pocotaligo. Charles's Artillery Capt. Charles 4 Two 12-pounder howitzers, and two 6-pounders, Sisters Ferry. Palmetto Guards, Sec Captain Webb 2 Two 20-pounder Parrotts, Old Pocotaligo.
Old Pocotaligo One 24-pounder iron howitzer, two 3 1/2-inch Blakelys. Honey Hill Two 12-pounder iron howitzers. Movable guns 34 Guns in position 5 Total 39Charles S. Stringfellow, A. A. G.
Troops in Fifth Subdistrict, South Carolina, December 12th, 1864. Brigadier-GeneralJames Chestnut's Command, Grahamville.
Command. Commanding Officer. Effec've Total. Positions. 2d Regiment South Carolina Militia Lieut.-Col. Duncan 76 Honey Hill. 3d Regiment South Carolina Militia Lieut.-Col. Harrington 412 Honey Hill. 4th Regiment South Carolina Militia Lieut.-Col. Spearman 249 Honey Hill. 1st, 2d, and 3d Battlns. S. C. Reserves Brig.-Genl. Blanchard 583 Bee's Creek and Dawson's Bluff. Lafayette Artillery Captain Kanapaux 125 Bee's Creek, Dawson's Bluff, and Honey Hill. Beaufort Artillery, Section Lieutenant Baker 43 Bee's Creek & Bolan Road. De Saussure Artillery Lieutenant Gilbert 42 Honey Hill. Earle's Artillery Lieutenant Furman 84 Honey Hill. Company C, 3d S. C. Cavalry Lieutenant Farr 42 Picket duty. Company E, 3d S. C. Cavalry Captain Frayser 72 Picket duty. —— Total 1728
Reserves. Militia. Confederate Artillery. Cavalry. 583 76 125 42 412 43 72 — 249 42 114 — 737 84 — 294
Reserves 583 Militia 737 Confederate Artillery 294 Confederate Cavalry 114 —— Grand total 1728 Effective total of Brigadier-General Chestnut's Command 1728 Effective total of Brigadier-General W. B. Taliaferro's Command 3838 —— Grand total 5566Charles S. Stringfellow, A. A. G.