The Civil War in the East

U.S. Army - Army of the Shenandoah - Cavalry Corps

First Cavalry Division

Bde. Gen. Wesley Merritt

         
   
   
         

The FIrst and Third Divisions were transferred Army of the Potomac on August 6. 1864.

First Brigade

Bde. Gen. George A. Custer

 

1st Michigan Cavalry Regiment

Colonel Peter Stagg

 

5th Michigan Cavalry Regiment

Colonel Russel A. Alger

 

6th Michigan Cavalry Regiment

Colonel James Kidd

 

7th Michigan Cavalry Regiment

Colonel Allyne C. Litchfield

 

Second Brigade

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

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

4th New York Cavalry Regiment

 

 

6th New York Cavalry Regiment

 

 

9th New York Cavalry Regiment

 

 

17th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment

 

 

Third Brigade

Colonel C. R. Lowell, Jr.

organized 8/9

1st Maryland Potomac Home Brigade

 

from Div. West Virginia, 1st Cavalry Div.

2nd Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment

 

from Defences Washington, 22nd Corps

25th New York Cavalry Regiment

 

from Defences Washington, 22nd Corps

14th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment

 

from Div. West Virginia, 1st Cavalry Div.

22nd Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment

 

from Div. West Virginia, 2nd Cavalry Div.

Reserve Brigade

Bde. Gen. A. Gibbs

 

19th New York Cavalry Regiment

 

 

6th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment

 

 

1st United States Cavalry Regiment

 

 

2nd United States Cavalry Regiment

 

 

5th United States Cavalry Regiment

 

 

6th United States Cavalry Regiment

 

 

Artillery

 

 

1st United States Artillery, Battys. K&L

 

 

2nd United States Artillery, Battys. C&E

 

 

2nd United States Artillery, Battery D

 

 




 
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