The Civil War in the East

C.S.A. - Army of Northern Virginia

First Army Corps

Lieutenant General James Longstreet


The First Corps suffered high casualties in the Battle of Gettysburg. Eight of the fourteen division and brigade commanders became casualties, with four brigade commanders killed or mortally wounded. Pickett's Division was the hardest hit, with sixteen of its seventeen brigade and regimental commanders killed or wounded.

Hood's Division

Major General John B. Hood (w 7/2)

Brigadier General Evander M. Law

Anderson's Brigade

Bde. Gen. George T. Anderson (w 7/2)

Lt. Colonel William Luffman


Benning's Brigade

Bde. Gen. Henry L. Benning


Law's Brigade

Bde. Gen. Evander M. Law (^ 7/2)

Colonel James L. Sheffield


Robertson's Brigade

Bde. Gen. Jerome B. Robertson (w 7/2)


Henry's Artillery Battalion

Major Mathias W. Henry


McLaws' Division

Major General Lafayette McLaws

Barksdale's Brigade

Bde. Gen. William Barksdale (mw 7/2)

Colonel Benjamin G. Humphreys


Kershaw's Brigade

Bde. Gen. Joseph B. Kershaw


Semmes' Brigade

Bde. Gen. Paul J. Semmes (mw 7/2)

Colonel Goode Bryan


Wofford's Brigade

Bde. Gen. William T. Wofford


Cabell's Artillery Battalion

Colonel Henry C. Cabell


Pickett's Division

Major General George E. Pickett

Armistead's Brigade

Bde. Gen. Lewis A. Armistead (mw 7/3)


Garnett's Brigade

Bde. Gen. Richard B. Garnett (k 7/3)

Major C. S. Peyton


Kemper's Brigade

Bde. Gen. James L. Kemper (w 7/3)


Dearing's Artillery Battalion

Major James Dearing


Reserve Artillery

Colonel James B. Walton

Alexander's Battalion

Colonel Edward Porter Alexander


Washington (La.) Artillery

Major Benjamin F. Eschleman


About the Author • ©2015 Steve Hawks