Forces at Shiloh.
On March 30, 1862, General Halleck reported Buell's forces at 101,051, and Grant's at 75,000, and the War Department age 538.)
Van Horn's Army of the Cumberland says, page 98:
Buell's force was 94,783 men. Of this, 73,472 were in condition for the fat Corinth.
The remaining 36,000 effective troops were disposed by Buell for the defense of his communications.
The head of the column o Colonel Anderson's Report, page 739; Badeau, page 84.) And yet General Buell reports that but 21,579 of his army were actually engaged in thres, those of General Halleck, put the entire force under Grant and Buell at 176,000, and the lowest figures put the force actually engaged aWithers sent an order to retire.
On Sunday evening the head of General Buell's army reached the field, and the next morning 21,579 soldiers e, and the firing was at long range and without much effect.
General Buell (page 295) speaks of this firing, but says: The pursuit was con