The Civil War in the East

U.S. Army

Department of Virginia - 7th Army Corps

Major General John Dix (until 7/63)

Brigadier General George Getty (after 7/63)


Merged on July 15 into the Department of Virginia and North Carolina.

Fortress Monroe


3rd New York Infantry Regiment

Colonel Samuel M. Alford

to Dept. South, 10th Corps, Folly Island


Bde. Gen. Egbert L. Viele


7th New York Independent Battery


to Dept. Va. and N.C., Norfolk & Portsmouth

148th New York Infantry Regiment


to Dept. Va. and N.C., Norfolk & Portsmouth

173rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment


to 11th Corps, 2nd Div., 1st Bde.

177th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment


to 12th corps, 2nd Div., 2nd Bde.

First Division

Bde. Gen. Michael Corcoran

division dissolved 7/11

First Brigade

Bde. Gen. H. D. Terry


Second Brigade

Colonel R.S. Foster


Third Brigade

Colonel M. Murphey


Second Division

Bde. Gen. George W. Getty

became Getty's Div., Dept. Va. and N.C.

First Brigade

Colonel S.M. Alford


Second Brigade

Colonel E. Harland


Third Brigade

Colonel A.H. Dutton (to 7/29)

Colonel W.H.P. Steare





1st New York Mounted Rifles


to Dept. Va. and N.C., Norfolk & Portsmouth

11th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment


to Dept. Va. and N.C., Norfolk & Portsmouth

Spinola's Independent Brigade

Bde. Gen. F.B. Spinola

7/7 moved to Washington, then Harpers Ferry

158th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment



168th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment



171st Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment



Wardrop's Independent Brigade

Colonel D.W. Wardrop

to Dist. Va.& N.C., Yorktown

99th New York Infantry Regiment



118th New York Infantry Regiment



Wistar's Independent Brigade

Bde. Gen. I.J. Wistar

to Dist. Va.& N.C., Yorktown

16th New York Independent Battery



19th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment



9th Vermont Infantry Regiment



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