Confederate States Army


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Commanded by:
Brigadier General Milledge L. Bonham (to June 2)
General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard (arrived at Manasses to take command June 2)

General Beauregard was ordered “to the command of the troops in the Alexandria line” under Special Orders No. 149. On June 20 Beauregard ordered his command to be organized into six brigades as the “First Corps, Army of the Potomac.”

First Brigade Brigadier General Milledge L. Bonham
1st South Carolina Infantry Regiment Colonel Maxcy Gregg
2nd South Carolina Infantry Regiment Colonel Joseph B. Kershaw
3rd South Carolina Infantry Regiment Colonel James H. Williams from Richmond 6/22
7th South Carolina Infantry Regiment Colonel Thomas G. Bacon from Richmond 6/4
8th South Carolina Infantry Regiment Colonel Ellerbe Boggan Crawford Cash from Richmond 6/15
Alexandria (Va.) Battery Captain Delaware Kemper
1st Company Richmond Howitzers Captain John C. Shields
30th Virginia Cavalry (-) Colonel R.C.W. Radford
Munford’s Cavalry Squadron Lieutenant Colonel Thomas T. Munford
Second Brigade Colonel Richard S. Ewell (to B.G. 6/17)
5th Alabama Infantry Regiment Colonel Robert E. Rodes from Richmond 6/19
6th Alabama Infantry Regiment Colonel John J. Seibels from Lynchburg 6/15
6th Louisiana Infantry Regiment Colonel Isaac G. Seymour from Richmond 6/14 & 16
Washington Artillery, 1st Company Captain Thomas L. Rosser from Richmond 6/25
Cavalry Battalion Lieutenant Colonel Wiliam H. Jenifer
Third Brigade Colonel David R. Jones (to B.G. 6/17)
17th Mississippi Infantry Regiment Colonel Winfirld S. Featherston
18th Mississippi Infantry Regiment Colonel Erasmus R. Burt
5th South Carolina Infantry Regiment Colonel Micah Jenkins
Appomattox Rangers, 30th Va. Cav. Captain Joel W. Flood
Washington Artillery, 2nd Company Captain Merrit B. Miller from Richmond 6/25
Fourth Brigade Colonel G. H. Terrett  
5th North Carolina State Troops Lieutenant Colonel J.P. Jones
1st Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel Patrick T. Moore
11th Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel Samuel Garland
17th Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel Montgomery D. Corse
Washington Artillery, 3rd Company Lieutenant John J. Garnett
Amhearst Rangers, 30th Va. Cav. Captain Edgar Whitehead
Fifth Brigade Colonel Philip St. George Cocke
8th Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel Eppa Hunton
18th Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel Robert E. Withers
19th Virginia Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel John B. Strange
28th Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel Robert T. Preston
49th Virginia Infantry Regiment (3 cos.) Colonel William Smith
Schaeffer’s Virginia Infantry Battalion Captain F. B. Schaeffer
Loudon (Va.) Battery Captain Arthur L. Rogers
Lynchburg (Va.) Artillery Captain H. G. Latham
Wise Troop, 30th Va. Cav. Captain John S. Langhorne
Franklin (Va.) Rangers Captain G. W. H. Hale
Bedford Southside Dragoons, 30th Va. Cav. Co. F Captain J. Wilson
Sixth Brigade Colonel Jubal A. Early
7th Louisiana Infantry Regiment Colonel Harry T. Hays
7th Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel James L. Kemper
24th Virginia Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Peter Hairston
Washington Artillery, 4th Company Lieutenant Charles W. Squire
Reserve Brigade Brigadier General Theophilus Holmes
1st Arkansas Infantry Regiment Colonel James F. Fagan
2nd Tennessee Infantry Regiment Colonel William Bate
Purcell (Va.) Artillery Captain R. Lindsay Walker
Camp Pickens Battery Captain Sterrett, C.S. Navy
Evan’s Command Colonel Nathan G. Evans
2nd Louisiana Battalion Major Chatham R. Wheat
4th South Carolina Infantry Regiment Colonel J.B.E. Sloan
Campbell Rangers, 30th Va. Cav. Captain John D. Alexander
Clay Dragoons, 30th Va. Cav. Co. A Captain William R. Terry
Davidson’s (Va.) Battery Lieutenant G. S. Davidson
Alexandria, VA Militia Lt. Colonel A. S. Taylor
Alexandria Riflemen Captain M. Marye to 17th VA 6/10
Mount Vernon Guards Captain S.H. DeVaughn