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Troops In The Field

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Day
20
Month
September
Year
1861
Copyright
Public Domain
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From tlio Washington Sunday Chronicle, Sept. 8. Tlio following estiraato has been prepared from a varietj' of source?, and is presumed to be a close approximation to tho truth : CONFEDÉRATE TR0OPS. From Texas, 8,000 Florida, 2,000 Louisiana, 13,000 Mississippi, 17,000 Arkansas, 10,000 Alabaraa, 16,000 Georgia, 21,000 South Carolina, 12,000 Virginia, 40,000 Missouri, 10,000 Kcntucky, 4,000 Maryland, 1,000 Tcnnessce, 80,000 200,000 Deduct for sick and wounded, 8,000 Total, 192,000 These troops are distributed as follows : In Eastern Virginia, 90,000 "Western Virginia, 10,000 Missouri, 53,000 New Orleans, Mobile, Pensacola, Savannah, Apalaehicola, and Charleston, 15,000 Tennessee, 15,000 Texas, 5,000 Nortb Carolina, 4,000 192,000 Rebel forces in Eastern Virginia, 90,000 No. required to watch Banks and the Upper Potomac, 15,000 No. required to guard Manassas, Richmond, Norfolk, York and Frederickeburg, 15,000 -30,000 Largest numbor availablo to attack Washington, 60,000 Estímate of United States Troops, Aug. 28. At and around Washington, 100,000 Baltimore, 7,000 Harper's Ferry, 15,000 Frederick, 2,000 Fortress Monroe, . 6,000 Western Virginia, 20,000 150,000 Missouri and mouth of Ohio and Cairo, 50,000 In the field, 206,000 We have then in the field, 206,000 Against tho three first bodiea of rebel troops, all in the field, 153,000 An exeess of more than 25 per cent, 53,000

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