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March 1862 • to April >

Commanded by Major General Edwin V. Sumner

The 2nd Corps was created on March 3, 1862 and announced March 13, 1862. Its 3rd Division under Blenker was transferred to the Division of the Mountains at the end of the month.

First Division Brigadier General Israel B. Richardson
1st Brigade Brigadier General O. O. Howard
2nd Brigade Brigadier General T. F. Meagher
3rd Brigade Brigadier General W. H. French
Second Division Brigadier General John Sedgwick
1st Brigade Brigadier General W. A. Gorman
2nd Brigade Brigadier General W. W. Burns
3rd Brigade Brigadier General N. J. T. Dana
Blenker’s Division Brigadier General Louis Blenker
to Div. Mountains 3/31
1st Brigade Brigadier General Julius Stahel
2nd Brigade Brigadier General A. Von Steinwehr
3rd Brigade Brigadier General Henry Bohlen
Cavalry
Rhode Island Artillery, Battery G from Sedgwick’s Div.
8th Illinois Cavalry Regiment from Sumner’s Div.