The Civil War in the East

U.S. Army - Defences of Washington / Army of the Shenandoah

Sixth Army Corps

Major General Horatio Wright



Transferred to the Army of the Shenandoah (Middle Military Division - Department of the Shenandoah) on August 6, 18664

First Division

Brigadier General D. A. Russell

First Brigade

Colonel W. H. Penrose


Second Brigade

Colonel Emory Upton


Third Brigade

Colonel Oliver Edwards


Second Division

Brigadier General G. W. Getty

First Brigade

Bde. Gen. Frank Wheaton


Second Brigade

Colonel Lewis A. Grant


Third Brigade

Colonel D. D. Bidwell


Third Division

Bde. Gen. J. B. Ricketts

First Brigade

Colonel William Emerson


Second Brigade

Colonel J. F. Stanton (to 8/26)

Colonel J. W. Keifer (after 8/26)




5th Maine Independent Battery



5th New York Independent Battery


from 22nd Corps, South Potomac, 1st Bde.

to 19th Corps, 1st Div. Artillery

1st Rhode Island Artillery, Battery C



1st Rhode Island Artillery, Battery G



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