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Commanded by Brigadier General Wesley Merritt

The First Cavalry Division left the Shenandoah Valley on March 6 and returned to the Army of the Potomac around Petersburg on March 25, 1865.

First Brigade  Colonel Peter Stagg 
1st Michigan Cavalry Regiment
5th Michigan Cavalry Regiment Colonel Smith H. Hastings
6th Michigan Cavalry Regiment Colonel James Kidd
7th Michigan Cavalry Regiment Colonel Allyne C. Litchfield
Second Brigade Colonel C. L. Fitzhugh
6th New York Cavalry Regiment Major William E. Beardsley
9th New York Cavalry Regiment
19th New York Cavalry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Thorp
17th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Coe Durland
20th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment
Reserve Brigade Brigadier General Alfred Gibbs 
2nd Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment Colonel Caspar Crowninshield (after 2/10)
6th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment Major Charles L. Leiper
1st Rhode Island Cavalry Regiment
2nd United States Cavalry Regiment Captain Robert S. Smith
5th United States Cavalry Regiment Lieutenant Gustavus Urban
6th United States Cavalry Regiment