The Civil War in the East


Army of Northern Virginia

General Robert E. Lee


The Maryland Campaign culminated in the Battle of Sharpsburg, or Antietam, on September 17. The Army's heavy casualties included three brigadier generals killed or mortally wounded.

Longstreet's Command

Major General James Longstreet

Anderson's Division

Major General Richard Anderson (w 9/17)

Brigadier General Roger Pryor


Hood's Division

Major General John B. Hood


D. R. Jones' Division

Major Genral David R. Jones


McLaws' Division

Major General Lafayette McLaws

from the Peninsula

Walker's Division

Brigadier General John G. Walker

from Richmond

Evan's Independent Brigade

Brigadier General Nathan G. Evans


Artillery Reserve

Colonel James B. Walton


Jackson's Command

Major General Thomas J. Jackson

Ewell's Division

Brigadier Genral A. R. Lawton (w)

Brigadier General Jubal Early


A. P. Hill's Division

Major General Ambrose P. Hill


D. H. Hill's Division

Major General Daniel H. Hill

from Department of Richmond

Jackson's Division

Brigadier General John R. Jones (w 9/17)
Brigadier General W.E. Starke (k 9/17)
Colonel Arnold J. Grigsby


Artillery Reserve

Colonel Stapleton Crutchfield


Cavalry Division

Major General James E. B. Stuart

Hampton's Brigade

Bde. Gen. Wade Hampton

from Richmond

Lee's Brigade

Bde. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee


Robertson's Brigade

Bde. Gen. Beverly Robertson (to 9/5)

Colonel Thomas T. Munford

Robertson transferred to North Carolina 9/5

Stuart Horse Artillery

Captain John Pelham


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