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August 1861 • to September >

Commanded by Major General Nathaniel P. Banks

Transferred from Department of the Shenandoah August 17, 1861

First Brigade Col. George H. Thomas (8/17 – 8/28)
Colonel George H. Gordon
5th Connecticut Infantry Regiment Colonel Orris S. Ferry from 1st Brig. Dept. Shenandoah
1st Maryland Infantry Regiment Colonel John R. Kenly from Dix’s Division, Baltimore
2nd Massachusetts Infantry Regiment Col. George Gordon (until 8/28)
Lt. Colonel George Andrews
from 2nd Brig. (below)
19th New York Infantry Regiment Col. John Clarke (until Aug.)
Colonel James Ledlie
from 1st Brig. Dept. Shenandoah
28th New York Infantry Regiment Colonel Dudley Donnelly from 1st Brig. Dept. Shenandoah
13th Pennsylvania Reserves Infantry Colonel Charles Biddle from 1st Brig. Dept. Shenandoah
28th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel John Geary from 1st Brig. Dept. Shenandoah
Second Brigade Colonel John J. Abercrombie (to BG 8/30)
4th Connecticut Infantry Regiment Colonel Levi Woodhouse from 2nd Brig. Dept. Shenandoah
12th Indiana Infantry Regiment from 2nd Brig. Dept. Shenandoah
16th Indiana Infantry Regiment from 2nd Brig. Dept. Shenandoah
2nd Massachusetts Infantry Regiment Colonel George H. Gordon from 2nd Brig. Dept. Shenandoah
to 1st Brig. (above)
12th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment  Colonel Fletcher Webster from 2nd Brig. Dept. Shenandoah
Third Brigade Col. C. P. Stone
13th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment Colonel Samuel H. Leonard from Massachusetts 8/1
9th New York State Militia Regiment Colonel John W. Stiles from 3rd Brig. Dept. Shenandoah
29th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel John K. Murphy from Philadelphia 8/3; from 2nd Brig. Dept. Shenandoah
3rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Colonel Samuel H. Leonard from 3rd Brig. Dept. Shenandoah