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Strength of EweWs Division in 1862. 305
Elzey's (then Early 's) brigade, then consisted of the Twelfth Georgia, and Thirteenth, Twenty-fifth, Thirty-first, Forty -fourth, Fifty-second and Fifty-eighth Virginia regiments, as it had done during the battles.
There was no return for Wheat's battalion, of Taylor's brigade, of that date, but the return for July 20th showed present for duty one officer and one hundred and eleven enlisted men.
The returns for the morning of the 9th of August, 1862, the day of the battle of Cedar Run, show in the division, present for duty:
Infantry Officers 333
Enlisted men 4,363
Artillery Officers 10
Enlisted men 226
The changes in the organization of the division since the Seven Days' Battles had been the transfer of the Sixteenth Mississippi regiment from Trimble's brigade, the transfer of the Fifth and Fourteenth Louisiana regiments to Taylor's brigade, and the transfer of the Ninth Louisiana from it.
Before the 26th of August, 1862, Lawton's brigade was added to the division, Wheat's battalion of Taylor's brigade was disbanded, and the Forty-ninth Virginia regiment joined Early's brigade, and the returns for that day show in the division, present for duty :
Infantry Officers 467
Enlisted men 6,646
Artillery Officers 13
Enlisted men 276
Lawton's brigade was 'transferred to the division about the 13th of August, and a return of it for that day shows in its six infantry regiments, present for duty :
Enlisted men 1,922
And an aggregate present, including extra duty men, sick, &c., of "2,520. Its losses in the Seven Days' Battles amounted to 567.