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< to February March 1864

Commanded by Major General William H. French

The Third Corps was discontinued on March 24th, 1864.  The 1st Division regiments were distributed to two brigades of the 3rd Division, 2nd Corps, except for two that were assigned to the Army of the Potomac’s Provost Guard. The Second Division became the Fourth Division, Second Corps and the Third Division became the Third Division, Sixth Corps. Major General French mustered out of the Volunteer Army in May, reverting to his Regular Army rank of colonel.

First Division

Major General David Birney
First Brigade Colonel Charles H. T. Collis
57th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel Peter Sides to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 2 Brig.
63rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel John A. Danks to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 2 Brig.
68th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel Andrew H. Tippin to Army Potomac Provost Guard
105th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel Calvin A. Craig to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 1 Brig.
114th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Captain Edward R. Bowen to Army Potomac Provost Guard
141st Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel Henry J. Madill to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 1 Brig.
Second Brigade Brigadier General J. H. H. Ward
20th Indiana Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel C. L. Taylor to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 1 Brig.
3rd Maine Infantry Regiment Colonel Moses B. Lakeman to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 1 Brig.
4th Maine Infantry Regiment Captain Edwin Libby to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 2 Brig.
124th New York Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Francis M. Cummings to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 2 Brig.
99th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel Asher S. Leidy to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 1 Brig.
2nd United States Sharpshooters Major Homer R. Stoughton to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 1 Brig.
Third Brigade Colonel Thomas W. Egan
17th Maine Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Charles B. Merrill to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 2 Brig.
3rd Michigan Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Edwin S. Pierce to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 2 Brig.
5th Michigan Infantry Regiment to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 2 Brig.
40th New York Infantry Regiment Colonel Thomas W. Egan to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 1 Brig.
110th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Major Isaac Rogers to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 1 Brig.
1st United States Sharpshooters Colonel Hiram Berdan to 2 Corps, 3 Div., 2 Brig.

Second Division

Brigadier General Henry Prince
First Brigade Colonel William Blaisdell
1st Massachusetts Infantry Regiment to 2nd Corps, 4th Div., 1st Brig.
11th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment to 2nd Corps, 4th Div., 2nd Brig.
16th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment to 2nd Corps, 4th Div., 1st Brig.
11th New Jersey Infantry Regiment to 2nd Corps, 4th Div., 1st Brig.
26th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment to 2nd Corps, 4th Div., 1st Brig.
84th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment to 2nd Corps, 4th Div., 2nd Brig.
Second Brigade Lieutenant Colonel John Leonard
Colonel William R. Brewster
70th New York Infantry Regiment to 2nd Corps, 4th Div., 2nd Brig.
71st New York Infantry Regiment
72nd New York Infantry Regiment
73rd New York Infantry Regiment
74th New York Infantry Regiment
120th New York Infantry Regiment
Third Brigade  Brigadier General Gershom Mott (to 2/16)
Colonel George C. Burling
5th New Jersey Infantry Regiment Colonel William J. Sewell to 2nd Corps, 4th Div., 1st Brig.
6th New Jersey Infantry Regiment Colonel George C. Burling (^ 2/16)
Lieutenant Colonel Stephen R. Gilkyson
7th New Jersey Infantry Regiment Colonel Francis Price
8th New Jersey Infantry Regiment Colonel John Ramsey
115th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment

Third Division

Brigadier General W. L. Elliott
First Brigade Colonel William H. Morris
14th New Jersey Infantry Regiment Colonel William S. Truex to Sixth Corps, 3rd Div., 1st Brig.
151st New York Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Erwin A. Bowen
10th Vermont Infantry Regiment Colonel ALbert B. Jewett
Second Brigade Colonel Joseph W. Keiffer
6th Maryland Infantry Regiment Colonel John W. Horn to Sixth Corps, 3rd Div., 2nd Brig.
110th Ohio Infantry Regiment Major Otho H. Binkley
122nd Ohio Infantry Regiment Colonel William H. Ball
138th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel Matthew R. McClennan
Third Brigade Colonel Benjamin F. Smith
106th New York Infantry Regiment Major Andrew N. McDonald to Sixth Corps, 3rd Div., 1st Brig.
67th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Captain Samuel Barry to Sixth Corps, 3rd Div., 2nd Brig.
87th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel John W. Schall to Sixth Corps, 3rd Div., 1st Brig.
126th Ohio Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel William H. Harlan to Sixth Corps, 3rd Div., 2nd Brig.

Artillery

4th Maine Battery Captain O’Neal W. Robinson, Jr. to 6th Corps Artillery
10th Massachusetts Battery Captain J. Henry Slepper to 2nd Corps Artillery
1st New Hampshire Battery Captain Frederick M. Edgell to 2nd Corps Artillery
1st New Jersey Artillery, Battery B Captain A. Judson Clark to Army Artillery Reserve, 2 Brig.
1st New York Artillery, Battery D Captain George B. Winslow to 5th Corps Artillery
12th New York Independent Battery Lieutenant George K. Dauchy to Army Artillery Reserve, 2 Brig.
1st Rhode Island Artillery, Battery E to 6th Corps Artillery
4th United States Artillery, Battery K Lieutenant Robert James to 2nd Corps Artillery