The Civil War in Texas: An Exhibit from the Texas State Library and Archives
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John Bankhead Magruder to Pendleton Murrah, March 23, 1864

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John Bankhead Magruder to Governor Murrah, March 1864

Texas

8,000

Green’s Divn [Division]

2,000

Other Texas Cos on road to La [Louisiana]

3,000

Ford’s[,] McCulloch’s & the garrisons
left in Texas

6,500

Frontier Regt

800

Lucketts (3d Inf.)

500

   

Total in Trans-Miss Dept

30,000

Conscripts under all the Conscript
acts of Congress but not
conscripted 10,000
Detailed men (conscripts & all) 1,000

Grand Total

41,800

of which 3,000 are kept out of
the Field by having to watch
the enemy’s navy[,] leaving
37,800 against 75,000, not
including the enemy’s
Navy.

Respy [Respectfully]
Edward P Turner
A.A. Genl

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John Bankhead Magruder to Pendleton Murrah, March 23, 1864. Records of Governor Pendleton Murrah, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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