The Civil War in the East

U.S. Army

Army of the Shenandoah

Major General Philip H. Sheridan


Organized August 1864 by the transfer of the 6th Army Corps and the 1st and 3rd Cavalry Divisions from the Army of the Potomac, the detachment of the 19th Army Corps from the Department of the Gulf, added to the Army of West Virginia (Eighth Corps).

Sixth Army Corps

Major General Horatio Wright

First Division

Brig. Gen. David A. Russel


Second Division

Brig. Gen. George W. Getty


Third Division

Brig. Gen. John B. Ricketts


Eighth Army Corps
(Army of West Virginia)

Brevet Major General George Crook


First Infantry Division

Brig. Gen. Joseph Thoburn


Second Infantry Division

Colonel Issac H. Duval


Nineteenth Army Corps

Brigadier General William H. Emory

First Division

Brig. Gen. William Dwight


Second Division

Brig. Gen. Cuvier Grover


Cavalry Corps

Brigadier General Alfred T. A. Torbert

First Cavalry Division

Brig. Gen. Wesley Merritt


Second Cavalry Division

Brigadier General W.W. Averill

(Army of West Virginia)

Third Cavalry Division

Brig Gen. James H. WIlson


Horse Artillery


6th New York Independent Battery



1st United States Artillery, Battys. K&L



2nd United States Artillery, Battys. B&L



2nd United States Artillery, Battery D



2nd United States Artillery, Battery M



3rd United States Artillery, Batys. C,F&K



4th United States Artillery, Batteries C&E



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