The Civil War in the East

C.S.A.

Army of the Valley District

Major General Thomas J. Jackson

         
   
   
         

Jackson's old brigade and the Rockbridge artillery were transferred from Johnston's army at Manassas to bolster the three week brigades of infantry (each of only about 500 men). Several artillery units were created from infantry companies.

First Brigade

Colonel James Preston
Colonel James Allen
Brig. Gen. Richard B. Garnett
(after 11/14)

from Centreville 11/6*

2nd Virginia Infantry Regiment

Colonel James Allen

 

4th Virginia Infantry Regiment

Colonel James Preston

 

5th Virginia Infantry Regiment

Colonel William Harman

 

27th Virginia Infantry Regiment

Colonel John Echols

 

33rd Virginia Infantry Regiment

Colonel Arthur C. Cummings

 

Virginia Militia

 

 

Boggs' Militia Brigade

Brig. Gen. Boggs

 

Carson's Militia Brigade

Brig. Gen. J. H. Carson

 

Meem's Militia Brigade

Brig. Gen. G.S. Meem

 

Army Artillery

 

 

Alleghany Battery

Captain Joseph Carpenter

formed from 27th Va., Co. A

Cutshaw's Section of Artillery

Lieutenant W.E. Cutshaw

formed from 33rd Va.

Rockbridge Artillery

Captain William McLaughlin

from Centreville 11/6*

West Augusta Artillery

Captain James Waters

formed from 5th Va., Co. L

Valley Cavalry

 

 

7th Virginia Cavalry

Lt. Colonel Turner Ashby

 

Chew's Horse Artilley

Captain Robert Chew

 

*from OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 5, Part 1 p. 938-9

 

 




 
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