The Civil War in the East

Army of the Valley

Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early


Early took his army across the Potomac, headed toward Washington. At Monocacy on July 9 he fought a sharp action with Union forces, easily thrusting them aside but costing a day that allowed Union reinforcements to man the Washington defenses.

Breckinridge's Command

Major General John C. Breckinridge

Gordon's Division

Major General John B. Gordon

Evans' Brigade

Bde. Gen. Clement A. Evans (w 7/9)

Colonel E. N. Atkinson


York's Louisiana Brigade

Bde. Gen. Zebulon York


Terry's Virginia Brigade

Bde. General William Terry


Echols' (Breckinridge's) Division

Brigadier General J.C. Vaughn (to 7/7)

Brigadier General John Echols


Echols' Brigade

Colonel George S. Patton


Wharton's Brigade

Bde. Gen. Gabriel C. Wharton


Smith's Brigade

Colonel Augustus Forsberg



Early's Command

Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early

Rodes' Division

Major General Robert E. Rodes

Battle's Brigade

Brig. Gen. Cullen A. Battle

Colonel Samuel Pickens


Cook's Brigade

Colonel Philip Cook


Cox's Brigade

Brig. Gen. William R. Cox


Grimes Brigade

Brig. Gen. Bryan Grimes (absent wounded)


Ramseur's Divison

Major General Stephen D. Ramseur

Lilley's Brigade

Brig. Gen. Robert D. Lilley (c 7/20)

Brig. Gen. John Pegram


Johnston's Brigade

Brig. Gen. Robert D. Johnston


Lewis' Brigade

Brig. Gen. William G. Lewis (w)

Colonel Archibald Godwin


Artillery Reserve

Lt. Colonel J. Floyd King

Braxton's Artillery Battalion

Lt. Colonel Carter Braxton


McLaughlin's Artillery Battalion

Major William McLaughlin


Nelson's Artillery Battalion

Lt. Colonel Wiliam Nelson


Cavalry Division

Major General Robert Ransom


Imboden's Brigade

Brig. Gen. John Imboden

Colonel George Smith


Jackson's Brigade

Brig. Gen. W. L. Jackson


Johnson's Brigade

Brig. Gen. Bradley T. Johnson


McCausland's Brigade

Brig. Gen. John McCausland


Horse Artillery



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