The Civil War in the East

U.S. Army - Army of the Shenandoah

Cavalry Corps

Brigadier General Alfred T. A. Torbert



On August 6, 1864 the 1st and 3rd Cavalry Divisions of the Army of the Potomac were transferred to the Army of the Shenandoah.

First Division

Bde. Gen. Wesley Merritt

First Brigade

Bde. Gen. George A. Custer


Second Brigade

Colonel L. P. DiCesnola (until 8/20)

Bde. Gen. T. C. Devin (after 8/20)


Third Brigade

Colonel C. R. Lowell, Jr.

created 8/9

Reserve Brigade

Bde. Gen. A. Gibbs


Third Division

Bde Gen. James H. WIlson

First Brigade

Colonel John B. McIntosh


Second Brigade

Colonel George Champman


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