Confederate States Army


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Commanded by General Robert E. Lee

Grant moved south with the start of his Overland Campaign, leading to the brutal Battle of the Wilderness (May 4-5) and the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House (May 8-21).

First Corps Lieutenant General James Longstreet (w 5/6)
Major General Richard Anderson
Field’s Division Major General Charles W. Field
Kershaw’s Division Brigadier General Joseph B. Kershaw
Reserve Artillery Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander
Second Corps Lieutenant General Richard Ewell (to 5/31)
Lieutenant General Jubal Early
Early’s Division Major General Jubal Early (^ 5/31)
Major General John B. Gordon
Johnson’s Division Major General Edward Johnson (c 5/12)
Brigadier General Stephen Dodson Ramseur
Rodes’ Division Major General Robert E. Rodes
Artillery Reserve Brigadier General Armistead Long
Third Corps Lieutenant General Ambrose Powell Hill
Anderson’s Division Major General Richard H. Anderson (^ 5/6)
Brigadier General William Mahone
Heth’s Division Major General Henry Heth
Wilcox’s Division Major General Cadmus Wilcox
Artillery Reserve Colonel Reuben L. Walker
Cavalry Corps Major General James E. B. Stuart (mw 5/11)*
Hampton’s Division Major General Wade Hampton III
F. Lee’s Division Major General Fitzhugh Lee
W.H.F. Lee’s Division Major General W.H.F. Lee
Stuart Horse Artillery Major Robert F. Beckham

* Note: Lee did not appoint a replacement for General Stuart after he was mortally wounded on May 11, temporarily taking over direct command of the cavalry divisions.