United States Army


August 1864to September >

Commanded by Major General Philip H. Sheridan

The Army of the Shenandoah, formally known as the Middle Military Division, Department of the Shenandoah, was organized in August of 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 Brigadier General David A. Russel
Second Division Brigadier General George W. Getty
Third Division Brigadier General John B. Ricketts
Eighth Army Corps
(Army of West Virginia)
Brevet Major General George Crook
First Infantry Division Brigadier General Joseph Thoburn
Second Infantry Division Colonel Issac H. Duval
Nineteenth Army Corps Brigadier General William H. Emory
First Division Brigadier General William Dwight
Second Division Brigadier General Cuvier Grover
Cavalry Corps Brigadier General Alfred T. A. Torbert 
First Cavalry Division Brigadier General Wesley Merritt
Second Cavalry Division Brigadier General W.W. Averill (Army of West Virginia)
Third Cavalry Division Brigadier General 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, Battys. C,F&K
4th United States Artillery, Batteries C&E