Confederate States Army


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Commanded by General Joseph E. Johnston 

On April 12 the Army of the Peninsula and Department of Norfolk were placed within the operational limits of the Army of Northern Virginia, formerly the Confederate Army of the Potomac. General Johnston and others would continue to refer to it using the older name until Robert E. Lee took command on June 1, when the name change became permanent.

Left Wing Major General Daniel Harvey Hill
Early’s Brigade Brigadier General Jubal A. Early
Special/Featherston’s Brigade Brigadier General Winfield S. Featherston
Rains’ Brigade Brigadier General Gabriel J. Rains
Rodes’ Brigade Brigadier General Robert E. Rodes
Center Major General James Longstreet
R.H. Anderson’s Brigade Brigadier General Richard H. Anderson from Longstreet’s Div.
Colston’s Brigade Brigadier General Raleigh E. Colston
A.P. Hill’s Brigade Brigadier General Ambrose Powell Hill from Longstreet’s Div.
Pickett’s Brigade Brigadier General George E. Pickett from Longstreet’s Div.
Pryor’s Brigade Brigadier General Roger A. Pryor
Wilcox’s Brigade Brigadier General Cadmus M. Wilcox from G.W. Smith’s Div.
Right Wing Major General John B. Magruder
Brigadier General David R. Jones
formerly Army of the Peninsula
Cobbs’ Brigade Brigadier General Howell Cobb
Griffith’s Brigade Brigadier General Richard Griffith from Army Potomac
Jones’ Brigade Brigadier General David R. Jones from G.W. Smith’s Div.
Kershaw’s Brigade Brigadier General Joseph B. Kershaw from Army Potomac
McLaws’ Brigade Brigadier General Lafayette McLaws from Magruder’s Div.
Toombs’ Brigade Brigadier General Robert Toombs from G.W. Smith’s Div.
Cabell’s Reserve Artillery
Reserve Major General Gustavus W. Smith
S.R. Anderson’s Brigade Brigadier General Samuel R. Anderson
Hampton’s Brigade Brigadier General Ambrose R. Wright
Hood’s Brigade Brigadier General John B. Hood
Pettigrew’s (Pender’s) Brigade Brigadier General James J. Pettigrew
Whiting’s Brigade Brigadier General W.H.C. Whiting
Carter’s Command at Jamestown Colonel Hill Carter
B. Ewell’s Command at Williamsburg Brigadier General Benjamin S. Ewell
Ewell’s Division Major General Richard Ewell Near Gordonsville
Elzey’s Brigade Brigadier General Arnold Elzey
Trimble’s Brigade Brigadier General Isaac Trimble
Taylor’s Brigade Brigadier General Richard Taylor
Special Brigade Colonel George B. Anderson
to D.H. Hill’s Div. 4/6
27th Georgia Infantry Regiment Colonel John T. Mercer
28th Georgia Infantry Regiment Colonel Thomas J. Warthen
4th North Carlina Infantry Regiment Colonel George B. Anderson
49th Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel William Smith
Cavalry Brigade Brigadier General James E. B. Stuart
Jeff Davis Legion (MS) Cavalry Major William T. Martin
1st North Carolina Cavalry Regiment Colonel Laurence Baker to NC
1st Virginia Cavalry Regiment Colonel Fitzhugh Lee
2nd Virginia Cavalry Regiment Colonel R.C.W. Radford (dropped)
Colonel Thomas Taylor Munford
4th Virginia Cavalry Regiment Colonel Beverly Robertson (dropped 4/25)
Colonel Williams C. Wickham
6th Virginia Cavalry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Julien Harrison (to Col. 4/15)
Stuart (Va.) Horse Artillery Captain John Pelham
Artillery Reserve Brigadier General William N. Pendleton
Pendleton’s Corps Brigadier General William N. Pendleton
Washington (La.) Artillery Batalion Colonel James B. Walton