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Commanded by Brigadier General A. T. A. Torbert

The FIrst and Third Cavalry Divisions were transferred to the Middle Military Division, Army of the Shenandoah, on August 6. 1864. A Third Brigade was organized on August 9 from units from West Virginia and Washington.

First Brigade  Brigadier General George A. Custer
1st Michigan Cavalry Regiment Colonel Charles H. Town
5th Michigan Cavalry Regiment Colonel Russell A. Alger
6th Michigan Cavalry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Henry E. Thompson
7th Michigan Cavalry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel William D’Anton Mann
Second Brigade Colonel Thomas C. Devin
4th New York Cavalry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Augustus Pruyn
6th New York Cavalry Regiment Major William E. Beardsley
9th New York Cavalry Regiment Colonel William A. Sackett
17th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment Colonel Josiah H. Kellogg
Third Brigade Colonel Charles R. Lowe, Jr. Organized 8/9
1st Maryland Potomac Home Brigade Cavalry from Div. West Virginia, 1 Cavalry Div.
 2nd Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment Colonel Caspar Crowninshield from Defenses Washington, 22 Corps
 25th New York Cavalry Regiment Major Charles J. Seymour from Defenses Washington, 22 Corps
 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment from Div. West Virginia, 1 Cavalry Div.
 22nd Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment from Div. West Virginia, 2 Cavalry Div.
Reserve Brigade Brigadier General Wesley Merritt 
1st United States Cavalry Regiment Captain Richard S. C. Lord
2nd United States Cavalry Regiment Captain Theo. F. Rodenbaugh
5th United States Cavalry Regiment Captain Julis W. Mason
6th United States Cavalry Regiment 2nd Lieutenant Nicholas Nolan
19th New York Cavalry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Thorp
6th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment Major Henry C. Whelan