United States Army > Army of the Shenandoah

August 1864 • to September >

Commanded by Brigadier General Alfred T. A. Torbert

The FIrst and Third Cavalry Divisions of the Army of the Potomac were transferred to the Middle Military Division, Army of the Shenandoah, on August 6. 1864, becoming the Cavalry corps of the Army of the Shenandoah under the command of Brigadier General Alfred T. A. Torbert.

First Division Brigadier General Wesley Merritt  from Army of the Potomac 8/6
First Brigade Brigadier General George A. Custer
Second Brigade Colonel L. P. DiCesnola (to 8/20)
Brigadier General Thomas C. Devin
Third Brigade Colonel Charles R. Lowell, Jr. created 8/9
Reserve Brigade Colonel Alfred Gibbs
Third Division Brigadier General James H. Wilson from Army of the Potomac 8/6
First Brigade Colonel John B. McIntosh
Second Brigade Colonel George Champman
Horse Artillery Captain James M. Robertson from Army of the Potomac Horse Artillery
1st United States Artillery, Battery K Captain William M. Graham
2nd United States Artillery, Batteries B&L Lieutenant Albert O. Vincent
2nd United States Artillery, Batteries D Lieutenant Edward B. Wiliston
2nd United States Artillery, Battery M Lieutenant Alexander C. M. Pennington
3rd United States Artillery, Batteries CF&K Captain Dunbar R. Ransom
4th United States Artillery, Batteries C&E Lieutenant Samuel S. Elder