Texas Almanac, 1859 Page: 93
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MILITARY GEOGRAPHICAL DEPARTMENTS.
DEPARTMENT OF THE EAST.-The country east of the Mississippi river, except
that portion included within the limits of the Department of Florida-Head Quar-
ters at Troy, N. Y.
DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA.-The State of Florida, except that portion of it. lying
west of the Chattahoochee and Apalachicola rivers-Head Quarters at Fort Brooke,
Tampa Bay, Florida.
DEPARTMENT OP THE WEsT.-The country west of the Mississippi river, and east
of the Rocky Mountains, except that portion included within the limits of the De-
partments of Texas and New-Mexico-Head Quarters at St. Louis, Mo.
DEPARTMENT OF TFEXA.-The State of Texas. (Fort Bliss, in Texas, is, how-
ever, temporarily attached to the Department of New-Mexico.) Head Quarters
at San Antonio, Texas.
DEPARTMENT OF NEW-MEXICO.-The Territory of New-Mexico-Head Quarters
at Santa Fd, New-Mexico.
DEPARTMENT OF UTAH.-The Territory of Utah, except that portion of it, lying
west of the 117th degree of west longitude-Head Quarters in the field.
DEPARTMENT OF THE PAcIFic.-The country west of the Rocky Mountains,
except that portion included within the limits of the Departments of New-Mexico
and Utah-Head Quarters at San Francisco, Cal.
The Head-Quarters of the Army are in the City of New-York.
MILITIA FORCE OF THE UNITED STATES.
The total militia force of the United States, according to the latest returns made
at the office of the Adjutant-General, and published in the Army Register of 1858,
was general-officers, 642; general staff-officers, 2583; field-officers, etc., 10,427;
company officers, 40,724;. total commissioned officers, 54,376; non-commissioned
officers, musicians, artificers, and privates, 2,162,701; aggregate, 2,704,454.
COMMANDERS OF SQUADRONS. (FLAG OFFICERS.)
J. M. Mcintosh, Home Squadron. E. A. F. Lavallette, Mediterranean.
French Forrest, Coast of Brazil. Josiah Tatnall, East-Indies.
John C. Long, Pacific Ocean. T. A. Conover, Coast of Africa.
COMMANDERS OF NAVY-YARDS.
John Pope Portsmouth. T. A. Dornin, Norfolk.
Silas H. Stringham, Boston. C. K. Stribling, Pensacola.
L. Kearney, New-York. R. B. Cunningham, Mare Island, Cal.
Charles Stewart, Philadelphia. G. N. Hollins, Sackett's Harbor,
John Rudd, Washington. N. Y.
William W. McKean, Governor, Philadelphia.
George S. Blake, Superintendent, Annapolis, Md.
According to the returns in the Navy Register of 1858, there were 76 captains
and 106 commanders; 10 ships of the line; 10 frigates; 21 sloops of war; 3 brigs ;
1 schooner; 8 screw-steamers, first class; 6 second, and 2 third class; 2 screw-
tenders; 3 side-wheel steamers, first class; 1 second, and 2 third class; 1 side-
wheel tender; 3 store-vessels, and 5 permanent store and receiving ships.
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