United States Armies in the East > Department of the Rappahannock


< to May • June 1862 

Commanded by Major General Irvin McDowell

The Department of the Rappahannock was merged with Pope’s Army of Virginia on June 26, 1862. McCall’s Division was transferred to the Army of the Potomac’s 5th Corps and the Military District of Washington became an independent command. Much of the rest of the Department of the Rappahannock became the Army of Virginia’s 3rd Corps.

Second Division Brigadier General George McCall
1st Brigade Brig. Gen. John F. Reynolds

to Army of the Potomac,
5 Corps, 3 Division

2nd Brigade Brig. Gen. George Meade
3rd Brigade Brig. Gen. Edward O. C. Ord
Third Division Brigadier General Rufus King
1st Brigade Brig. Gen. C. C. Augur to Army of Virginia,
3 Corps, 1 Div.
2nd Brigade Brig. Gen. Marsena Patrick
3rd Brigade Brig. Gen. John Gibbon
Ord’s Division Brigadier General Edward O. C. Ord (to 6/10)
Brigadier General James B. Ricketts
1st Brigade Brig. Gen. J. B. Ricketts (to 6/10)
Brig. Gen. Abram Duryea
to Army of Virginia, 
3 Corps, 2 Div.
2nd Brigade Brig. Gen. Abram Duryea (to 6/10)
Brig. Gen. Zealous B. Tower
3rd Brigade Brig. Gen. G. L. Hartsuff
Shields’ Division Brigadier General James Shields
1st Brigade Brig. Gen. Nathan Kimball to Army of Virginia,
2 Corps, 2 Div.
2nd Brigade Brig. Gen. O. S. Ferry
3rd Brigade Brig. Gen. Erastus B. Tyler
4th Brigade Brig. Gen. Samuel S. Carroll
Doubleday’s Brigade Brigadier General Abner Doubleday
76th New York Infantry Regiment Colonel Nelson W. Green (dis. 6/3)
Colonel William P. Wainwright
 to Army of Virginia,
3 Corps, 1 Div., 2 Brig.
95th New York Infantry Regiment Colonel George H. Biddle
56th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel Sullivan A. Meredith
Geary’s Brigade Brigadier General John W. Geary
28th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment to Army VA, 2 Corps, 1 Div., 2 Brig.
3rd Indiana Cavalry Regiment to Shield’s Div. 
1st West Virginia Cavalry (2 Cos.) to Army VA, 2 Corps Cav.
Pennsylvania Independent Battery E to Army VA, 2 Corps Art.
Bayard’s Cavalry Brigade Brigadier General George D. Bayard
1st Maine Cavalry (7 cos.) Lt. Colonel Calvin R. Douty to Army VA,
Bayard’s Cav. Brig.
1st New Jersey Cavalry Regiment Colonel Andrew T. McReynolds
1st Pennsylvania Cavalry Colonel Owen Jones
1st Pennsylvania Rifle Battalion Lt. Colonel Thomas L. Kane
Military District of Washington Brig. Gen. James Wadsworth to independent command 6/26