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The opposing forces at the Monocacy, Md.: July 9th, 1864.

The Union Army.--Major-General Lewis Wallace.

First Separate Brigade (Eighth Army Corps), Brig.-Gen. Erastus B. Tyler: 1st Md., Potomac Home Brigade (5 cox's, Capt. Charles J. Brown; 3d Md., P. H. B., Col. Charles Gilpin; 11th Md., Col. William T. Land-street; 144th Ohio (3 co's) and 149th Ohio (7 co's), Col. Allison L. Brown; Baltimore (Md.) Battery, Capt. F. W. Alexander.

Cavalry, Lieut.-Col. D. R. Clendenin: 8th Ill., Lieut.-Col. D. R. Clendenin; Detachment 159th Ohio (mounted inf.), Capt. Edward H. Leib and Capt. Henry S. Allen; Detachment Mixed Cavalry, Maj. Charles A. Wells; Loudoun (Va.) Rangers.

Third division (Sixth Corps), Brig.-Gen. James B. Ricketts.

First Brigade, Col. William S. Truex: 14th N. J., Lieut.-Col. C. K. Hall; 106th N. Y., Capt. Edward M. Paine; 151st N. Y., Col. William Emerson; 87th Pa., Lieut.-Col. James A. Stahle; 10th Vt., Col. William W. Henry. Second Brigade, Col. Matthew R. McClennan: 9th N. Y. Heavy Art'y, Col. William H. Seward; 110th Ohio, Lieut.-Col. Otho H. Binkley; 122d Ohio (detachment), Lieut. Charles J. Gibson; 126th Ohio, Lieut.-Col. Aaron W. Ebright; 138th Pa., Maj. Lewis A. May. The 6th Md., 67th Pa., and part of the 122d Ohio, of this brigade, did not reach the battle-field. Union loss: k, 98; w, 594; m, 1188 == 1880.

Effective strength (estimated): Eighth Corps troops, 2700; Ricketts's division (on the field), 3350 == 6050.

The Confederate Army.--Lieutenant-General Jubal A. Early.

Gordon's division,1 Maj.-Gen. John B. Gordon.

Evans's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. C. A. Evans, Col. E. N. Atkinson: 13th Ga.,----; 26th Ga., Col. E. N. Atkinson; 31st Ga.,----; 38th Ga.,----; 60th Ga.,----; 61st Ga., Col. J. H. Lamar; 12th Ga. Battalion,----. Hays's Brigade,2 Col. W. R. Peck: 5th La.,----; 6th La.,----; 7th La.,----; 8th La.,----; 9th La.,----. Stafford's Brigade,3 1st La.,----; 2d La.,----; 10th La.,----; 14th La.,----; 15th La.,----. Terry's Brigade,4 Brig.-Gen.. William Terry: 2d, 4th, 5th, 27th, and 33d Va. (Stonewall Brigade), Col. J. H. S. Funk; 21st, 25th, 42d, 44th, 48th, and 50th Va. (J. M. Jones's brigade), Col. R. H. Dungan; 10th, 23d, and 37th Va. Steuart's brigade), Lieut.-Col. S. H. Saunders.

Breckinridge's division,5 Brig.-Gen. John Echols.

[Consisted of Echols's, Wharton's, and Vaughn's brigades, the latter being dismounted cavalry.]

Rodes's division, Maj.-Gen. B. E. Bodes.

Grimes's Brigade. 32d N. C.,----43d N. C.,----; 45th N. C.,----; 53d N. C.,----; 2d N. C. Batt'n,----. Cook's Brigade. 4th Ga.,----; 12th Ga.,----; 21st Ga.,----; 44th Ga.,----. Cox's Brigade: 1st N. C.,----; 2d N. C.----; 3d N. C.,----; 4th N. C.,----; 14th N. C.,----; 30th N. C.,----. Battle's Brigade: 3d Ala.,----; 5th Ala.,----; 6th Ala.,----; 12th Ala.,----; 61st Ala.,----.

Ramseur's division, Maj.-Gen. S. D. Ramseur.

Lilley's Brigade: 13th Va.,----; 31st Va.,----; 49th Va.,----; 52d Va.,----; 58th Va.,----. Johnston's Brigade. 5th N. C.,----; 12th N. C.,----; 20th N. C.,----; 23d N. C.,----. Lewis's Brigade: 6th N. C.,----; 21st N. C.,----; 54th N. C.,----; 57th N. C.,----; 1st N. C. Batt'n,----.

cavalry, Maj.-Gen. Robert Ransom.

[Composed of the brigades of McCausland, Imboden, W. L, Jackson, and Bradley T. Johnson. The latter brigade was sent before the battle “to cut the Northern Central and the Philadelphia and Baltimore railroads.” ]

artillery, Lieut.-Col. J. Floyd King.

[Composed of Nelson's, Braxton's, and McLaughlin's battalions.]

With the forces above enumerated General Early continued his movement on Washington. In his official report he says that in the action at the Monocacy “our entire loss was between 600 and 700, including the cavalry,” and that when in front of Washington “my infantry force did not exceed 10,000.” [500]

Part of Sheridan's wagon train. From a War-time sketch.

1 Maj.-Gen. John C. Breckinridge commanded Gordon's and Echols's divisions.

2 United under the command of Brigadier-General Zebulon York.

3 United under the command of Brigadier-General Zebulon York.

4 Composed of “the fragmentary remains of fourteen of the regiments of Edward Johnson's division, most of which was captured by the enemy May 12th, 1864.”

5 Composition not clearly indicated.

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