The Civil War in the East

CSA Flag C.S.A. - Army of Northern Virginia - First Army Corps

McLaws' Division

Major General Lafayette McLaws


McLaws' Division reported directly to General Lee until mid-May during the time First Corps commander Major General Longstreet
was detached from the army with two divisions in operations around Suffolk, Virginia.

Barksdale's Brigade

Brig. Gen. William Barksdale

13th Mississippi Infantry Regiment

Colonel James W. Carter


17th Mississippi Infantry Regiment

Lt. Colonel William D. Holder


18th Mississippi Infantry Regiment

Colonel Thomas M. Griffin


21st Mississippi Infantry Regiment

Colonel Benjamin G. Humphreys


Kershaw's Brigade

Brig. Gen. Joseph B. Kershaw

2nd South Carolina Infantry Regiment

Colonel John D. Kennedy


3rd South Carolina Infantry Regiment

Major Robert Clayton Maffett


7th South Carolina Infantry Regiment

Lt. Colonel Elbert Bland


8th South Carolina Infantry Regiment

Colonel John W. Henagan


15th South Carolina Infantry Regiment

Lt. Colonel Joseph F. M. Gist


3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Lt. Colonel William G. Rice


Semmes' Brigade

Brig. Gen. Paul J. Semmes

10th Georgia Infantry Regiment

Lt. Colonel Willis C. Holt


50th Georgia Infantry Regiment

Lt. Colonel Francis Kearse


51st Georgia Infantry Regiment

Colonel W. M. Slaughter


53rd Georgia Infantry Regiment

Colonel James P. Simms


Wofford's Brigade

Brig. Gen. William T. Wofford

16th Georgia Infantry Regiment

Colonel Goode Bryan


18th Georgia Infantry Regiment

Colonel Solon Z. Ruff


24th Georgia Infantry Regiment

Colonel Robert McMillan


Cobb's (Ga.) Legion

Lt. Colonel Luther J. Glenn


Phillips' (Ga.) Legion

Major Joseph Hamilton



Colonel Henry C. Cabell

Troup (Ga.) Artillery

Captain Henry H. Carlton


Pulaski (Ga.) Battery

Captain John C. Frasier


1st. Co. Richmond (Va.) Howitzers

Captain Edward S. McCarthy


1st North Carolina Artillery, Battery A

Captain Basil C. Manly


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