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[756] less than four thousand five hundred sabres, nor Pendleton's reserve less than one thousand five hundred artillerists, while the various staffs, escorts and detachments mustered between four and five thousand, making a total of about ninety-four thousand men. We also obtain this figure through another calculation. In the month of July, a few days after the battles of Gaines' Mill, Glendale and Malvern, the army reports exhibited a total of sixty-nine thousand five hundred and fiftyfour men present in the field. By adding the twenty thousand lost in killed, wounded and prisoners in those battles to the first figure, and five thousand crippled or sick incapacitated for active service after a week of forced marches, we still find the figure of ninety-four thousand men as the actual effective force of the Confederate army on the 26th of June.

According to detailed accounts, the following are the losses of this army by divisions from the 26th of June to the 1st of July:

Longstreet, 4429; A. P. Hill, 3870; Ewell, 987; Whiting, 1081; D. H. Hill, 3955; Magruder, about 1000; Jones, 832; McLaws, 300; Huger, 1612; Artillery, 44. Total, 18,961, of which number the prisoners amounted to scarcely 900. The losses of Stuart's and Jackson's divisions are not given in this estimate. As the latter had been very much engaged, the aggregate amount of these losses may be estimated at 20,000 men.

Note C, page 251.

Reports of the Federal and Confederate armies, to explain the third book.


Report of the Federal armies in Virginia

On the 15th of August, 1862.

Army of the PotomacMajor-General McClellan.

2d corps, Sumner.

1st Division, Richardson. 1st Brigade, Caldwell; 2d Brigade, Meagher; 3d Brigade, French.

2d Division, Sedgwick. 1st Brigade, ......; 2d Brigade, Burns; 3d Brigade, Abercrombie.

3d corps, Heintzelman.

1st Division, Hooker. 1st Brigade, Sickles; 2d Brigade, Grover; 3d Brigade, Carr.

2d Division, Kearny. 1st Brigade, Robertson; 2d Brigade, Birney; 3d Brigade, Berry.

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