United States Armies in the East > Department of the Shenandoah

April 1862 • to May >

Commanded by Major General Nathaniel P. Banks

The Department of the Shenandoah was re-created on April 4, 1862 from the 5th Corps of the Army of the Potomac.

First Division

Brigadier General Alpheus S. Williams
First Brigade Colonel Dudley Donnelly
5th Connecticut Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Col. George Chapman (Col. 4/7)
10th Maine Infantry Regiment Colonel George L. Beal
1st Maryland Infantry Regiment Colonel John R. Kenly
28th New York Infantry Regiment Colonel Dudley Donnelly
28th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel John Geary (to 4/25)
Colonel Gabriel De Korponay
46th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel Joseph F. Knipe
Second Brigade Brigadier General J. J. Abercrombie (to 4/30)
Brigadier General George Hartsuff
12th Indiana Infantry Regiment
16th Indiana Infantry Regiment
12th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment Colonel Fletcher Webster
13th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment Colonel Samuel H. Leonard
Third Brigade Colonel John W. Stiles
27th Indiana Infantry Regiment Colonel Silas Colgrove
2nd Massachusetts Infantry Regiment Colonel George H. Gordon
9th New York State Militia Regiment Colonel John W. Stiles
29th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel John K. Murphy
3rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment
Division Artillery and Cavalry
Battery M, 1st New York Artillery
Battery F, 1st Pennsylvania Artillery
Pennsylvania Independent Battery F
Battery F, 4th United States Artillery

Second Division

Brigadier General James Shields
First Brigade Colonel Nathan Kimball
14th Indiana Infantry Regiment
4th Ohio Infantry Regiment Colonel John Mason
8th Ohio Infantry Regiment Colonel Samuel S. Carroll
67th Ohio Infantry Regiment Colonel Otto Burstenbinder
84th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
7th West Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel James Evans
Second Brigade Colonel J. C. Sullivan
13th Indiana Infantry Regiment
39th Illinois Infantry Regiment
5th Ohio Infantry Regiment Colonel Samuel H. Dunning
62nd Ohio Infantry Regiment Colonel Francis B. Pond
66th Ohio Infantry Regiment Colonel Charles Candy
Third Brigade Colonel Erasmus B. Tyler
7th Indiana Infantry Regiment
7th Ohio Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel William Creighton
29th Ohio Infantry Regiment Colonel Lewis P. Buckley
110th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel William D. Lewis
1st West Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel Joseph Thoburn
Division Artillery
1st Ohio Artillery, Battery H
1st Ohio Artillery, Battery L
1st West Virginia Artillery, Battery A
1st West Virginia Artillery, Battery B
4th United States Artilery, Battery E

Cavalry Command

Brigadier General John P. Hatch
1st Maine Cavalry (7 cos.) Lieutenant Colonel Calvin R. Douty from Hatch’s Cavalry, 5 Corps
1st Maryland Cavalry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Charles Wetschky from Baltimore
1st Maryland Potomac Home Brig.  Captain Henry Cole from Hatch’s Cavalry, 5 Corps
1st Michigan Cavalry Regiment Colonel Thornton F. Brodhead
5th New York Cavalry Regiment Colonel Othneil De Forest
8th New York Cavalry Regiment
1st Ohio Cavalry, Cos. A & C
1st Rhode Island Cavalry Regiment Colonel Charles H. Tompkins
1st Vermont Cavalry Regiment Colonel Jonas P. Holiday
1st West Virginia Cavalry Regiment Colonel Henry Anisansel