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Commanded by
Major General Irvin McDowell (until 9/5)
Brigadier General J. B. Ricketts (9/5 – 9/6)
Major General Joseph Hooker (after 9/6)

On September 12, 1862 the Army of Virginia was dissolved and its Third Corps became the First Corps of the Army of the Potomac.

First Division

Brigadier General Abner Doubleday
1st Brigade Colonel T. Sullivan
22nd New York Infantry Regiment Colonel Walter Phelps
24th New York Infantry Regiment Captain John D. O’Brien
30th New York Infantry Regiment Colonel William M. Searing
14th New York State Militia Major William H. de Bevoise
Second Brigade Colonel J. William Hoffman
7th Indiana Infantry Regiment Colonel Ira G. Grover
76th New York Infantry Regiment Colonel William P. Wainwright
95th New York Infantry Regiment Major Edward Pye
56th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Lt. Colonel J. William Hoffman
Second Brigade Brigadier General Marsena Patrick
21st New York Infantry Regiment Colonel William F. Rogers
23rd New York Infantry Regiment Colonel Henry C. Hoffman
35th New York Infantry Regiment Colonel Newton B. Lord
80th New York Infantry Regiment Lt. Colonel Theodore B. Gates
Third Brigade Brigadier General John Gibbon
2nd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Colonel Lucius Fairchild
6th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Edward S. Bragg
7th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Captain John B. Callis
19th Indiana Infantry Regiment Colonel Solomon Meredith
Division Artillery
1st New Hampshire Battery Lieutenant Frederick M. Edgell
Battery D, 1st Rhode Island Artillery Captain John Albert Monroe
Battery L, 1st New York Artillery Captain John A. Reynolds
4th United States Artillery, Battery B Captain Joseph Campbell (w 9/17)
Lieutenant James Stewart

Second Division

Brigadier General John B. Ricketts
1st Brigade Brig. Gen. Abram Duryea
97th New York Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel John P. Spotford
104th New York Infantry Regiment Major Lewis C. Skinner
105th New York Infantry Regiment Colonel James M. Fuller (dis. 8/2)
Colonel Howard Carroll
107th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel Thomas F. McCoy
Second Brigade Colonel William H. Christian
26th New York Infantry Regiment Lt. Colonel Richard H. Richardson
94th New York Infantry Regiment Colonel Adrian R. Root
88th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Major Goerge W. Gile
90th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel Peter Lyle
Third Brigade Colonel John W. Stiles (to 9/2)
Brigadier General G. L. Hartsuff
12th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment Major Elisha Burbank
13th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment Colonel Samuel H. Leonard
9th New York State Militia Lt. Colonel William Atterbury (to 9/2)
Colonel John W. Stiles (after 9/2)
11th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel Richard Coulter
 Fourth Brigade Colonel Joseph Thoburn
84th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel Samuel M. Bowman to Potomac, 3 Corps, 2 Div., 2 Brig.
110th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Colonel William D. Lewis to Potomac, 3 Corps, 1 Div., 3 Brig.
1st West Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel Joseph Thoburn to Washington, Whipple, 2 Brig.
2nd Maine Battery Captain James A. Hall
5th Maine Battery Captain G. F. Leppien
Battery F, 1st Pennsylvania Lt. Artillery Captain Ezra P. Matthews
Pennsylvania Independent Battery C Captain James Thompson

Third Division

Brigadier General John F. Reynolds
1st Brigade Brig. Gen. Truman Seymour
1st Pennsylvania Reserves Colonel Richard B. Roberts
2nd Pennsylvania Reserves Colonel William McCandless
5th Pennsylvania Reserves Colonel Joseph W. Fisher
6th Pennsylvania Reserves Colonel William Sinclair
13th Pennsylvania Reserves Colonel Hugh McNeil  from 3 Brig. (below)
Second Brigade Brigadier General George G. Meade
3rd Pennsylvania Reserves Colonel Horatio G. Sickel (sick 9/1)
Lt. Colonel John C. Clark
4th Pennsylvania Reserves Colonel Albert L. McGilton
7th Pennsylvania Reserves Colonel Henry C. Bolinger
8th Pennsylvania Reserves Major Silas M. Baily
Third Brigade Lt. Colonel Robert Anderson (9/1)
Colonel Thomas F. Gallagher
9th Pennsylvania Reserves Lt. Colonel Robert Anderson
10th Pennsylvania Reserves Lt. Colonel Adoniram J. Warner
11th Pennsylvania Reserves Colonel Thomas F. Gallagher (9/1)
Lt. Colonel Samuel Jackson
12th Pennsylvania Reserves Captain Richard Gustin
13th Pennsylvania Reserves Colonel Hugh McNeil  to 1 Brig. (above)
Division Artillery
Battery A, 1st Pennsylvania Artillery Lieutenant John G. Simpson
Battery B, 1st Pennsylvania Artillery Captain James H. Cooper
Battery G, 1st Pennsylvania Artillery Lieutenant Frank P. Amsden
Battery C, 5th United States Artillery Captain Dunbar R. Ransom

Cavalry Brigade

Brigadier General George D. Bayard
1st Maine Cavalry, Cos. A,B,E,H&M Lt. Colonel Calvin R. Douty
1st New Jersey Cavalry Regiment Colonel Percy Wyndham
2nd New York Cavalry Regiment Colonel Judson Kilpatrick
1st Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment Colonel Owen Jones
1st Rhode Island Cavalry Regiment Colonel Robert B. Lawton
13th Pennsylvania Reserves, Cos. C,G,H&I  rejoined regiment in 3 Div. 3 Brig. 9/7
3rd Maine Battery (Pontooneers)