2. The Confederate army, at the time mentioned, consisted of three corps of infantry, besides artillery and cavalry.
The army was divided into these three corps in May, and Longstreet, Ewell and Hill commanded them.
They did not differ much in strength.
Each corps contained three divisions.
General Early commanded one of the divisions of Ewell's corps.
In his report of this campaign, published in the Historical Magazine for April, 1873, he gives the field return of his division on June 20th.
From it we have--
Officers present for duty514
Enlisted men present for duty5,124
He says: My division, notwithstanding the absence of three small regiments, was fully an average one in our army.
This report agrees with my own recollection.
My position in the army at that time made it my duty to know the strength of Ewell's corps.
It contained on the 1st of June, just before we set out on the campaign fifteen thousand and a few hundred muskets. Longstreet's was