United States Army


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Commanded by:
Major General Alfred T. A. Torbert (to 3/7)
Major General Winfield S. Hancock

After Early’s Confederate Army of the Valley was destroyed at Waynesboro on March 2 the Cavalry Corps left the Valley, raiding towards Charlottesville. It would rejoin the Army of the Potomac around Petersburg at the end of the month. A composite brigade of cavalry was left behind in the Shenandoah.

Army of West Virginia

Brevet Major General S.S. Carrol (to 3/7)
Major General Winfield S. Hancock (to 3/20)
Major General George Crook (to 3/22)
Major General Winfield S. Hancock

First Infantry Division

Colonel Rutherford B. Hayes
First Brigade  
23rd Ohio Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel James M.S. Comly to 4 Prov. Div. 1 Brig.
36th Ohio Infantry Regiment to 4 Prov. Div. 1 Brig.
1st West Virginia Veteran Infantry Regiment Colonel Abia A. Tomlinson to 4 Prov. Div. 1 Brig.
13th West Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel William R. Brown to 4 Prov. Div. 1 Brig.
32nd New York Independent Battery from 2 Div.
Second Brigade Colonel B.F. Coates
First Kentucky Battery
91st Ohio Infantry Regiment Benjamin F. Coates to 4 Prov. Div. 1 Brig.
14th West Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel Andrew S. Core
Artillery
1st Ohio Independent Battery to Washington

Second Infantry Division

Brigadier General J.A.J. Lightburn
Second Brigade Colonel N. Wilkinson
74th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
Unattached
25th New York Cavalry Regiment
32nd New York Independent Battery to 1 Div. 1 Brig.
1st Pennsylvania Artillery, Battery D
Loudon (Va.) Rangers

Third Infantry Division

Brigadier General J.D. Stevenson
First Brigade Brigadier General William H. Seward
18th Connecticut Infantry Regiment
195th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
1st Maryland Potomac Home Brig. Cav.
1st Ohio Independent Battery
Second Brigade Colonel Samuel Graham
5th New York Heavy Artillery
Third Brigade Colonel R.E. Cook
1st Maryland Potomac Home Brigade Infantry
Maryland Battery A consolidated w/ MD Bat. B

1st Separate Brigade

1st Ohio Artillery, Battery L
Pennsylvania Independent Battery F
5th United States Artillery, Battery B

Unattached

12th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment
Battery L, 1st Illinois Artillery
1st Pennsylvania Artillery, Battery G

Reserve Division Harpers Ferry

Brigadier General John D. Stevenson
Monocacy to Sleepy Hollow
2nd Maryland Potomac Home Brigade
Independent (PA) Engineers Company C Captain Samuel C. Smith .
Artillery
West Virginia Battery A
32nd New York Independent Battery
West Virginia Battery D
West of Sleepy Hollow Brigadier General Benjamin F. Kelly
2nd Maryland Potomac Home Brig. Co. F
3rd Maryland Potomac Home Brigade
28th Ohio Veteran Infantry Battalion
2nd West Virginia Veteran Infantry Regiment
17th West Virginia Infantry Regiment
Cavalry
3rd Ohio Independent Cavalry Company
6th West Virginia Cavalry Regiment to 22 Corps Washington
Artillery
Maryland Battery B
West Virginia Battery H

Nineteenth Corps

Brigadier General William H. Emory  discontinued 3/20

First Division/
First Provisional Division

Brigadier General James W. McMillan (to 3/1)
Brigadier General William Dwight
redesignated 1 Provisional Div.
First Brigade Brigadier General George L. Beale
29th Maine Infantry Regiment Captain Alfred L. Turner
30th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment Colonel Nathan A.M. Dudley
90th New York Infantry Regiment Captain Honore De La Paturelle
114th New York Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Henry B. Morse
116th New York Infantry Regiment Colonel George M. Love
Second Brigade Colonel E. P. Davis
12th Connecticut Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel George N. Lewis
15th Maine Infantry Regiment Colonel Isaac Dyer
26th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment
153rd New York Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel George H. McLaughlin
47th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel  J. P. Shindel Gobin
8th Vermont Infantry Regiment Colonel Stephen Thomas
Third Brigade Brigadier General James Fessenden
30th Maine Infantry Regiment Colonel Thomas H. Hubbard
133rd New York Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Allaire
160th New York Infantry Regiment Captain Henry P. Underhill
162nd New York Infantry Regiment Colonel Justus Blanchard
165th New York Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Governeur Carr
173rd New York Infantry Regiment Major George W. Rogers

Cavalry Corps

Brigadier General Wesley Merritt

First Cavalry Division 

Brigadier General Thomas E. Devin
First Brigade  Colonel Peter Stagg 
1st Michigan Cavalry Regiment
5th Michigan Cavalry Regiment Colonel Smith H. Hastings
6th Michigan Cavalry Regiment Colonel James Kidd
7th Michigan Cavalry Regiment Colonel Allyne C. Litchfield
Second Brigade Colonel C. L. Fitzhugh
6th New York Cavalry Regiment Major William E. Beardsley
9th New York Cavalry Regiment
19th New York Cavalry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Thorp
17th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Coe Durland
20th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment
Reserve Brigade Brigadier General Alfred Gibbs 
2nd Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment Colonel Caspar Crowninshield (after 2/10)
6th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment Major Charles L. Leiper
1st Rhode Island Cavalry Regiment
2nd United States Cavalry Regiment Captain Robert S. Smith
5th United States Cavalry Regiment Lieutenant Gustavus Urban
6th United States Cavalry Regiment

Second Cavalry Division

Brevet Brigadier General W.B. Tibbets (Army of West Virginia)
First Brigade Colonel W.B. Tibbets
14th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment
22nd Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment
21st New York Cavalry Regiment
Second Brigade
1st West Virginia Cavalry Regiment
2nd West Virginia Cavalry Regiment

Third Cavalry Division

Brigadier General George A. Custer
First Brigade  Colonel Alexander C. M. Pennington
1st Connecticut Cavalry Regiment Major George O. Marcy
3rd New Jersey Cavalry Regiment Major Abram H. Krom
2nd New York Cavalry Regiment Major William P. Robeson, Jr
5th New York Cavalry Regiment Captain Walter C. Hull
2nd Ohio Cavalry Regiment Major Bayard Nettleton
Second Brigade Colonel William Wells
8th Illinois Cavalry Regiment Major John L. Beverage
3rd Indiana Cavalry, Cos. A-F Lieutenant Benjamin F. Gilbert
1st New Hampshire Cavalry Colonel John L. Thompson detached to guard prisoners
8th New York Cavalry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel William H. Benjamin
22nd New York Cavalry Regiment Major Caleb Moore to Cav. Brig. Army Shenandoah
1st Vermont Cavalry Regiment

Horse Artillery

Captain James M. Robertson
6th New York Independent Battery
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 to Army Potomac, Cav. Corps 1 Div.
5th United States Artillery, Battery  L

Reserve Cavalry Brigade

created 3/25 after Cavalry Corps returned to Army of Potomac
3rd Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment from 19 Corps, 2 Div. 2 Brig.
1st New Hampshire Cavalry Regiment Colonel John L. Thompson from 3 Cav. Div., 2 Brig.
22nd New York Cavalry Regiment Major Caleb Moore from 3 Cav. Div., 2 Brig.
12th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment from West Virginia, 3 Div.
18th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment from 3 Cav. Div., 1 Brig.
1st Rhode Island Cavalry Regiment from 3 Cav. Div., 1 Brig.
2nd United States Cavalry Regiment from 3 Cav. Div., 1 Brig.

Artillery Brigade

17th Indiana Battery from 19th Corps Artillery
1st Maine Battery
5th Maine Battery
5th New York Independent Battery
1st Rhode Island Artilery, Battery D from 19th Corps Artillery