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Artillery in Fifth Subdistrict, South Carolina, December 12th, 1864.

Command.Commander.No. of Guns.Positions.
Beaufort ArtilleryCaptain Stuart4Two Napoleons, at Coosawhatchie; one 12-pounder howitzer, Bee's Creek; one 12-pounder howitzer, Honey Hill.
Colcock's Horse ArtyLieut. Johnson2At Coosawhatchie, two Napoleons.
Furman Light ArtyCaptain Earle4One 10-pounder Parrott, two 6-pounders, Honey Hill; one Napoleon, Honey Hill.
De Saussure ArtilleryCaptain De Pass4Two 10-pounder Parrotts, Honey Hill; two Napoleons, Coosawhatchie.
Lafayette ArtilleryCapt. Kanapaux4Two 6-pounders, Bee's Creek: one 12-pounder howitzer, Honey Hill; one 12-pounder howitzer, Coosawhatchie.
German ArtilleryCapt. Bachman4Four 12-pounder howitzers, Tulafinny Trestle.
Girardy's ArtilleryCapt. Girardy6Three Napoleons, and two 3 1/2-inch Blakelys, Tulafinny Trestle; one Napoleon, Old Pocotaligo.
Charles's ArtilleryCapt. Charles4Two 12-pounder howitzers, and two 6-pounders, Sisters Ferry.
Palmetto Guards, SecCaptain Webb2Two 20-pounder Parrotts, Old Pocotaligo.

Guns in Position.

Old PocotaligoOne 24-pounder iron howitzer, two 3 1/2-inch Blakelys.
Honey HillTwo 12-pounder iron howitzers.
Movable guns34
Guns in position5

Troops in Fifth Subdistrict, South Carolina, December 12th, 1864. Brigadier-General

James Chestnut's Command, Grahamville.

Command.Commanding Officer.Effec've Total.Positions.
2d Regiment South Carolina MilitiaLieut.-Col. Duncan76Honey Hill.
3d Regiment South Carolina MilitiaLieut.-Col. Harrington412Honey Hill.
4th Regiment South Carolina MilitiaLieut.-Col. Spearman249Honey Hill.
1st, 2d, and 3d Battlns. S. C. ReservesBrig.-Genl. Blanchard583Bee's Creek and Dawson's Bluff.
Lafayette ArtilleryCaptain Kanapaux125Bee's Creek, Dawson's Bluff, and Honey Hill.
Beaufort Artillery, SectionLieutenant Baker43Bee's Creek & Bolan Road.
De Saussure ArtilleryLieutenant Gilbert42Honey Hill.
Earle's ArtilleryLieutenant Furman84Honey Hill.
Company C, 3d S. C. CavalryLieutenant Farr42Picket duty.
Company E, 3d S. C. CavalryCaptain Frayser72Picket duty.

Reserves.Militia.Confederate Artillery.Cavalry.

Confederate Artillery294
Confederate Cavalry114
Grand total1728
Effective total of Brigadier-General Chestnut's Command1728
Effective total of Brigadier-General W. B. Taliaferro's Command3838
Grand total5566

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