The Civil War in the East

Army of the Valley

Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early

         
   
   
         

On June 13 the the Army of Northern Virginia's Second Corps (except for three artillery battalions) moved to the Shenandoah Valley,
becoming the nucleus of the Army of the Valley. On June 18 Arnold Elzey and Robert Ransom arrived from Richmond, Elzey to take over Breckenridge's Infantry Division and Ransom the cavalry. Breckinridge was made commander of an unofficial corps consisting of his and Gordon's Divisions, while Early retained direct command of the rest of the army..

Breckinridge's Command (after 6/18)

Major General John C. Breckinridge

Gordon's (Johnson's) Division

Maj. Gen. John B. Gordon

from 2nd Corps, Army Northern Virginia 6/26

Evans' (Gordon's) Brigade

Brig. Gen. Clement A. Evans

 

York's Louisiana Brigade

Brig. Gen. Zebulon York

 

Terry's Virginia Brigade

Brig. Gen. William Terry

 

Breckinridge's Division

Maj. Gen. John C. Breckinridge (to 6/18)

Maj. Gen. Arnold Elzey (after 6/18)

Brig General J.C. Vaughn

 

Echols' Brigade

Bde. Gen. John Echols

 

Wharton's Brigade

Bde. Gen. Gabriel C. Wharton

 

McLaughlin's Artillery Battalion

Major William McLaughlin

to Army Artillery (below)

King's Artillery Battalion

Lt. Colonel J. Floyd King

 

Maryland Line

Colonel Bradley T. Johnson

 

 

Early's Command

Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early

Ramseur's Division

Maj. Gen. Stephen Dodson Ramseur

from 2nd Corps, Army Northern Virginia 6/26

Lewis' (Hoke's) Brigade

Brig. Gen. William G. Lewis

 

Lilley's (Pegram's) Brigade

Brig. Gen. Robert Lilley

 

Toon's (Johnston's) Brigade

Brig. Gen. Thomas F. Toon

 

Rodes' Division

Major General Robert E. Rodes

from 2nd Corps, Army Northern Virginia 6/26

Battle's Brigade

Brig. Gen. Cullen A. Battle

 

Cox's Brigade

Brig. Gen. William R. Cox

 

Doles' Brigade

Colonel Philip Cook

 

Grimes' Brigade

Brig. Gen. Bryan Grimes

 

Artillery

Brig. General Armistead Long

 

Braxton's Artillery Batalion

Lt. Colonel Carter M. Braxton

from 2nd Corps, Army Northern Virginia 6/26

McLaughlin's Artillery Battalion

Major William McLaughlin

from Breckinridge's Division (above)

Nelson's Artilery Batalion

Lt. Colonel William Nelson

from 2nd Corps, Army Northern Virginia 6/26

Cavalry

Brig. Gen. John Imboden (to 6/18)

Brig. General Robert Ransom (after 6/18)

under Breckenridge until 6/26

Imboden's Brigade

Brig. Gen. John Imboden

 

McCausland's Brigade

Brig. Gen. John McCausland

 

Official Records, Series 1, vol. 29, Part 2, p. 899-903



 
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