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Commanded by:
Brigadier General Romeyn B. Ayres (to 3/24)
Brigadier General Henry Baxter

There was no Second Brigade for the division from September 1863 to March 1864. On March 24 the existing Second Division was consolidated into one brigade and attached to the First Division as its Fourth Brigade. The Second Division was then recreated with three brigades transferred from the broken up First Corps.

Before Reorganization on March 23

First Brigade (until 3/23) Major L. B. Brown
2nd United States Infantry Regiment
Companies B, C, F, I & K
Captain Samuel A. McKee to 1 Div. 4 Brig.
11th United States Infantry Regiment
1st Bn. Companies B, C, D, E, F & G
2nd Bn. Companies C & D
Major DeLancey Floyd-Jones to 1 Div. 4 Brig.
12th United States Infantry
1st Bn. Companies A, B, C, D & G
2nd Bn. Companies A, C & D
Captain Thomas S. Dunn to 1 Div. 4 Brig.
14th United States Infantry
1st Bn. Companies A, B, D, E, F & G
2nd Bn. Companies F & G
Major Grotius R. Giddings to 1 Div. 4 Brig.
17th United States Infantry Regiment
1st Bn. Companies A, C, D, G & H
2nd Bn. Companies A & B
Leutenant Colonel James D. Greene to 1 Div. 4 Brig.
Third Brigade (until 3/23) Colonel George Ryan
140th New York Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Louis Ernst to 1 Div. 4 Brig.
146th New York Infantry Regiment Colonel David T. Jenkins to 1 Div. 4 Brig.
91st Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Joseph H. Sinex to 1 Div. 4 Brig.
155th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel John H. Cain to 1 Div. 4 Brig.

 

After Reorganization on March 23

First Brigade Colonel Samuel H. Leonard
16th Maine Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Charles W. Tilden from 1 Corps, 2 Div. 1 Brig.
13th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment from 1 Corps, 2 Div. 1 Brig.
39th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment Colonel Phineas S. Davis from 1 Corps, 2 Div. 1 Brig.
104th New York Infantry Regiment Colonel Gilbert G. Prey from 1 Corps, 2 Div. 1 Brig.
107th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Major Henry J. Shaefer from 1 Corps, 2 Div. 1 Brig.
3rd United States Infantry Regiment Captain Andrew Sheridan
Second Brigade Brigadier General H. Baxter
12th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment Major Benjamin F. Cook from 1 Corps, 2 Div. 2 Brig.
83rd New York Infantry (9th NYSM) Colonel Joseph A. Moesch from 1 Corps, 2 Div. 2 Brig.
97th New York Infantry Regiment Major Charles Northrup from 1 Corps, 2 Div. 2 Brig.
11th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel R. Coulter from 1 Corps, 2 Div. 2 Brig.
88th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Captain Edmund Y. Patterson from 1 Corps, 2 Div. 2 Brig.
90th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel William A. Leech from 1 Corps, 2 Div. 2 Brig.
Third Brigade  Colonel Nathan T. DuShane
1st Maryland Infantry Regiment  Lieutanant Colonel John W. Wilson from 1 Corps, 3 Div. 2 Brig.
4th Maryland Infantry Regiment  Colonel Richard N. Bowerman from 1 Corps, 3 Div. 2 Brig.
7th Maryland Infantry Regiment   Colonel Charles E. Phelps from 1 Corps, 3 Div. 2 Brig.
8th Maryland Infantry Regiment  Colonel Andrew W. Denison from 1 Corps, 3 Div. 2 Brig.