he battle of Big Bethel, June 10th.
History of Howitzer Battalion, pamphlet No.1, page 14.
By the 4th May, troops at the rate of from five hundred to one thousand a day were arriving from North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and even Kentucky; some at Richmond, some at Harper's Ferry, and some at Petersburg.
On May the 7th, Governor Letcher directed General Lee to assume the command of all the volunteer or other forces from Virginia, and f infantry and 6 of cavalry—34.
From Alabama, 16 regiments of infantry.
From Mississippi, 13 regiments of infantry.
From Louisiana, 10 regiments of infantry.
From Florida, 6 regiments of infantry.
From Texas, 3 regiments of infantry.
From Tennessee, 3 regiments of infantry, and from Arkansas, one regiment of infantry.
I have not been able to ascertain the number of batteries from the different States.
In the assembling and gathering together of this great army we have seen that they c