September 19 1862 Friday
Battle of Iuka, MS
Battle of Shepherdstown, MD
Smith’s Invasion of Kentucky
Bragg’s Invasion of Kentucky
Second Corinth Campaign
USA. The high command of the Union western theatre underwent a major reorganisation. Long after the departure of Major-General Henry Wager Halleck to Washington, DC, to become the General-in-Chief of the US Army, his clumsy command structure was belatedly dismantled.
The Department of Kansas was discontinued and Kansas and Indian Territory were transferred to the Department of the Missouri. The Colorado Territory was transferred to a newly-established and autonomous District of Colorado. This provided much clearer and focused direction for the territorial commands west of the Mississippi. The Department of the Missouri now comprised Missouri, Arkansas, the parts of Kentucky and Tennessee west of the Tennessee River, and the Indian Territory.
More significantly, the Department of the Mississippi was discontinued, and its jurisdiction over the District of West Tennessee ceased. The District of West Tennessee continued to exist as an autonomous territorial command reporting directly to the War Department. To all intents and purposes, it was a Department in scope and size, comprising the area around Fort Henry and Fort Donelson in Tennessee, and southwards to Corinth, Mississippi. It represented in effect the operational area of the Army of West Tennessee and the Army of the Mississippi. However, the rationalisation of this oversized district command would not come until October.
Arkansas. A skirmish occurred between Union pickets and a detachment of the Texas Rangers near Helena.
Indian Territory. Operations began in the Indian Territory.
Kentucky. Skirmishes at Owensburg, Horse Cave, and Bear Wallow.
Kentucky. Skirmish at Southerland’s Farm.
Kentucky. Union Major-General Don Carlos Buell had moved his army to Cave City. Confederate General Braxton Bragg left Major-General Leonidas Polk’s Corps north of the Green River at Munfordville and attempted to lure Buell to attack his entrenchments by marching Major-General Simon Bolivar Buckner’s division brazenly across the enemy’s front. The ruse did not succeed so Bragg crossed Major-General William Joseph Hardee’s Corps over the river and the army’s northward march was resumed.
Maryland. Skirmish at Williamsport.
Shepherdstown, Maryland, also known as Blackford’s Ford, Boteler’s Ford or Shepherdstown Ford. Confederate General Robert Edward Lee had withdrawn the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia across to the south bank of the Potomac River. Lee left a rearguard of two infantry brigades and 44 guns under his chief of artillery Brigadier-General William Nelson Pendleton to hold Boteler’s Ford over the Potomac. Pendleton positioned 33 guns but their infantry supports were very weak.
At about 8 am, elements of Union Major-General Fitz-John Porter’s V Corps appeared across the Potomac at Boteler’s Ford. Seventy Union guns went into action and these were joined by sharpshooters who advanced to the banks of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. The most advanced of the Confederate guns became increasingly difficult to serve as the fire intensified and Pendleton committed his infantry to successfully repel the sharpshooters.
During the afternoon, the Union force resumed its attack. By sunset, the Confederates were hard-pressed and Pendleton gave permission for any guns that could withdraw unseen to do so. Shortly before dusk, Union Brigadier-General Charles Griffin (2/1/V) sent 2,000 infantrymen and sharpshooters across the ford and broke through the 200 or so infantrymen opposing them. Colonel James Barnes’ brigade (1/1/V) crossed next to support Griffin’s advance. They overrun Pendleton’s rearguard and captured four artillery pieces before being recalled because of the darkness. Pendleton reported in a panic to Lee that strong Union forces were now on the Virginia side of the river, and that he had lost most of the reserve artillery.
Minnesota. Under instructions from Governor Ramsey, Union Colonel Henry Hastings Sibley set out with 1,500 volunteers from Fort Ridgely to put down the Santee Sioux uprising.
Mississippi. Skirmish at Bolivar.
Mississippi. Skirmish at Prentiss.
Mississippi. Cavalry skirmish at Peyton’s Mill.
Mississippi. The ram USS Queen of the West, Cadet Charles R Ellet, escorting two transport ships, was engaged with Confederate infantry and artillery above Bolivar.
Iuka, Mississippi. Union Major-General William Starke Rosecrans had set out early for the attack on Iuka but instead of using two roads as directed, he used only the Jacinto (Bay Springs) Road. The advance suffered from delays caused by muddy roads and congestion. After estimating the amount of time that Rosecrans would require to reach Iuka, Union Major-General Ulysses Simpson Grant determined that Rosecrans probably would now arrive on 19 September. He ordered Major-General Edward Otho Cresap Ord to await the sound of fighting between Rosecrans and Confederate Major-General Sterling Price before advancing to engage the Confederates himself. Ord pushed forward tentatively but heard no sounds of battle from the south and halted until darkness fell, having lost only one man wounded all day. Ord sent Price a message stating that the Confederate army had met with disaster in Maryland and demanded Price’s surrender at Iuka to avoid useless bloodshed. Price refused and. in the interim. received dispatches from Major-General Earl Van Dorn suggesting that their two armies might rendezvous at Rienzi for a counter-attack on the Union forces concentrating in that area rather than at Iuka. Price informed Van Dorn that the situation had changed and that he could not evacuate Iuka immediately. He nevertheless issued orders for his men to prepare for a march the next day to join Van Dorn.
Price had deployed his line against Ord’s threat but, at about 2 pm, he learned that more Union troops (Rosecrans) were advancing from the south. He sent one brigade, then a second, to block Rosecrans’ approach. Finally, as Ord’s passivity became apparent, a third brigade was sent to oppose Rosecrans. Rosecrans continued to advance and fought actions with increasing numbers of Confederate troops at various points along the way. At about 4 pm, just after ascending a hill, the Union column halted because the Confederates were seen to be well-placed in a ravine blocked with timber and underbrush. At about 4.30 pm, two Confederate brigades under Brigadier-General Henry Little launched attacks up the hill, hitting the leading Union brigade (Colonel John Benjamin Sanborn’s 1/3/Mississippi). They attacked along the Mill Road near the forks of the Jacinto Road and the crossroads leading to Fulton. In response, Union Brigadier-General Charles Smith Hamilton deployed his division to the best advantage, with artillery posted on the only ground available for the purpose. Colonel Mizner with a battalion of the 3rd Michigan Cavalry was sent out on the right and the 10th Iowa Infantry and a section of the 11th Ohio Artillery formed the left flank.
Confederate Brigadier-General Louis Hébert’s brigade (five infantry regiments, supported by cavalry) moved forward on the Ohio battery at around 5:15 pm. Although met by a volley from the entire Union line at 100 yards, they succeeded in reaching the battery before being repulsed twice. On the third attempt, the Confederates drove off the gunners and compelled the 48th Indiana Infantry to fall back upon the 4th Minnesota. Although the Confederates had captured all six guns of the battery, they were unable to take advantage of them because all the battery horses had been killed in the fighting.
On the Union right, the 11th Missouri Infantry was placed to the right and rear of the 5th Iowa Infantry, and they repulsed a last desperate attack by two Mississippi brigades. Fighting continued until after dark. Three Union brigades halted Little’s advance and camped for the night behind the ridge. While Price had redeployed troops from Ord’s front in order to attack Rosecrans, Ord did nothing to participate in the battle, claiming that he never heard the sound of fighting and therefore never engaged the enemy. Grant was with Ord and remarked that he also had heard no sounds of battle, an example of the phenomenon of an “acoustic shadow”.
ORDER OF BATTLE: IUKA, MS
Union Department of the Missouri: Major-General Henry Wager Halleck
Army of the Mississippi: Major-General William Starke Rosecrans
2nd Division (Mississippi): Brigadier-General David Sloane Stanley
1st Brigade, 2nd Division (Mississippi): Colonel John W Fuller
2nd Brigade, 2nd Division (Mississippi): Colonel Joseph A Mower
3rd Division (Mississippi): Brigadier-General Charles Smith Hamilton
1st Brigade, 3rd Division (Mississippi): Colonel John B Sanborn
2nd Brigade, 3rd Division (Mississippi): Brigadier-General Jeremiah Cutler Sullivan
Cavalry Division (Mississippi): Colonel John K Mizner
Confederate Western Department: General Braxton Bragg
Army of the West: Major-General Sterling Price
Little’s Division (West): Brigadier-General Henry Little
Gates’ Brigade, Little’s Division (West): Colonel Elijah Gates
Hébert’s Brigade, Little’s Division (West): Brigadier-General Louis Hébert
Green’s Brigade, Little’s Division (West): Brigadier-General Martin Edwin Green
Martin’s Brigade, Little’s Division (West): Colonel John D Martin
Cavalry Brigade (West) Brigadier-General Frank Crawford Armstrong
Missouri. Skirmish at Hickory Grove.
Missouri. Skirmish at Mount Vernon.
Tennessee. Skirmish at Brentwood.
Tennessee. The District of West Tennessee continued to direct active operations under the command of Major-General Ulysses Simpson Grant around Fort Henry and Fort Donelson, and southwards between the Mississippi and Tennessee Rivers to Corinth, Mississippi. The territorial commands of Jackson and Corinth provided the field forces for the 3rd Division of the Army of West Tennessee, Memphis provided the 2nd Division, and the District of the Mississippi provided the 4th Division.
Virginia. Reconnaissance to Leesburg and Upton’s Hill ended.
Virginia. Incidents at Blackford’s Ford, Shepherdstown Ford, and Boteler’s Ford.
USA: The Department (Military Division) of the Mississippi was discontinued.
USA: The Department of Kansas was discontinued. Kansas and the Indian Territory were transferred to the Department of the Missouri.
USA: The Army of Kansas was discontinued.
USA: Alton, Illinois, was transferred from the Department of the Ohio to the Department of the Missouri.
USA: The Department of the Missouri was re-organised, comprising Missouri and Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee west of the Tennessee River transferred from the Department (Military Division) of the Mississippi; Kansas, and the Indian Territory transferred from the Department of Kansas; Alton, Illinois, from the Department of the Ohio.USA: Major-General Henry Wager Halleck retained command of the Department of the Missouri.
USA: The District of Northwest Missouri transferred from the Department (Military Division) of the Mississippi to the Department of the Missouri.
USA: Brigadier-General of Missouri Militia Willard Preble Hall retained command of the District of
USA: The District of Missouri transferred from the Department (Military Division) of the Mississippi to the Department of the Missouri.
USA: Major-General John McAllister Schofield retained command of the District of Northwest Missouri.
USA: The District of Southwest Missouri transferred from the Department (Military Division) of the Mississippi to the Department of the Missouri. It comprised the counties of Vernon, Barton, Jasper, Newton, McDonald, Cedar, Dade, Lawrence, Barry, Polk, Green, Christian, Stone, Taney, Ozark, Douglas, Webster, Wright, La Clede, and parts of Hickory and St Clair in Missouri.
USA: State Brigadier-General Egbert Benson Brown retained command of the District of Southwest Missouri.
USA: The District of St Louis was re-established in the Department of the Missouri.
USA: Brigadier-General John Wynn Davidson assumed command of the District of St Louis.
USA: The District of West Tennessee continued in existence after the discontinuation of the Department (Military Division) of the Mississippi. The District of West Tennessee now reported directly to the War Department, comprising the area around Fort Henry and Fort Donelson in Tennessee, southwards to Corinth, Mississippi, and represented the operational area of the “Army of the Tennessee”.
USA: Major-General Ulysses Simpson Grant retained command of the District of West Tennessee.
USA: The Army of West Tennessee transferred from the Department (Military Division) of the Mississippi with the District of West Tennessee.
USA: Major-General Ulysses Simpson Grant retained command of the Army of West Tennessee.
USA: The Sub-District of Jackson remained under the authority of the autonomous District of West Tennessee.
USA: Brigadier-General John Alexander Logan retained command of the Sub-District of Jackson.
USA: The District of Corinth was transferred to the District of West Tennessee after the discontinuation of the Department (Military Division) of the Mississippi.
USA: Major-General William Starke Rosecrans retained command of the District of Corinth.
USA: The Army of the Mississippi transferred from the Department (Military Division) of the Mississippi with the District of West Tennessee.
USA: Major-General William Starke Rosecrans retained command of the Army of the Mississippi.
USA: The District of Colorado was established as an independent command reporting to the War Department, comprising the area of the Colorado Territory taken from the discontinued Department of Kansas.
USA. The Colorado Territory was transferred to the District of Colorado.
USA: Colonel John Milton Chivington (1st Colorado Infantry) assumed command of the District of Colorado.
USA: Western Virginia was transferred from the Department of the Potomac to the Department of the Ohio.
USA: The Sub-District of the Kanawha was established in the Department of the Ohio.
USA: Colonel Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn (4th West Virginia Infantry) assumed command of the Sub-District of the Kanawha.
USA: The Army of the Southwest transferred from the District of Southwest Missouri to the Department of the Missouri.
USA: Brigadier-General Frederick Steele retained command of the Army of the Southwest.
USA: Charles Smith Hamilton promoted Major-General USV 19 September 1862.
USA: Francis Laurens Vinton promoted Brigadier-General USV 19 September 1862.
USA: Francis Channing Barlow promoted Brigadier-General USV 19 September 1862.
USA: Gustavus Adolphus Smith promoted Brigadier-General USV 19 September 1862 unconfirmed.
Commander in Chief: President Abraham Lincoln
Vice-President: Hannibal Hamlin
Secretary of War: Edwin McMasters Stanton
Secretary of the Navy: Gideon Welles
North Atlantic Blockading Squadron: Samuel Phillips Lee
South Atlantic Blockading Squadron: Samuel Francis Du Pont
West Gulf Blockading Squadron: David Glasgow Farragut
East Gulf Blockading Squadron: James Lawrence Lardner
Pacific Squadron: Charles H Bell
Western Gunboat Flotilla: Charles Henry Davis
Potomac Flotilla: Andrew Allen Harwood
General–in-Chief: Henry Wager Halleck
Department of the Missouri: Henry Wager Halleck
- District of Missouri: John McAllister Schofield
- District of St Louis: John Wynn Davidson
- District of Southwest Missouri: Egbert Benson Brown
- Army of the Southwest: Frederick Steele
- District of Northwest Missouri: Willard Preble Hall
Department of the Gulf: Benjamin Franklin Butler
- District of Pensacola: Lewis Golding Arnold
- Army of the Gulf: Benjamin Franklin Butler
Middle Department: John Ellis Wool
- District of the Eastern Shore of Maryland: Henry Hayes Lockwood
- VIII Corps Middle: John Ellis Wool
Department of New Mexico: James Henry Carleton
- District of Arizona: Joseph Rodman West
Department of New York: Edward Denison Morgan
Department of North Carolina: John Gray Foster
Department of the Northwest: John Pope
- District of Wisconsin: Washington Lafayette Elliott
Department of the Ohio: Horatio Gouverneur Wright
- District of Louisville: Jeremiah Tilford Boyle
- Sub-District of the Kanawha: Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn
- Army of the Ohio: Don Carlos Buell
Department of the Pacific: George Wright
- District of the Humboldt: Francis James Lippitt
- District of Oregon: Benjamin Alvord
- District of Southern California: George Washington Bowie
- District of Utah: Patrick Edward Connor
Department of the Potomac: George Brinton McClellan
- Army of the Potomac: George Brinton McClellan
- I Corps Potomac: George Gordon Meade temporary
- II Corps Potomac: Edwin Vose Sumner
- III Corps Potomac: Samuel Peter Heintzelman
- V Corps Potomac: Fitz John Porter
- VI Corps Potomac: William Buel Franklin
- IX Corps Potomac: Jacob Dolson Cox temporary
- XI Corps Potomac: Franz Sigel
- XII Corps Potomac: Alpheus Starkey Williams temporary
Department of the South: Ormsby McKnight Mitchel
- X Corps South: Ormsby McKnight Mitchel
Department of Texas: Vacant
Department of Virginia: John Adams Dix
- IV Corps Virginia: Erasmus Darwin Keyes
- VII Corps Virginia: John Adams Dix
District of the Ohio: Don Carlos Buell
District of West Tennessee: Ulysses Simpson Grant
- District of Corinth: William Starke Rosecrans
- Sub-District of Jackson: John Alexander Logan
- Army of the Mississippi: William Starke Rosecrans
- Army of West Tennessee: Ulysses Simpson Grant
District of Colorado: John Milton Chivington
Military District of Washington: Nathaniel Prentiss Banks
CSA: The Department of North Carolina was discontinued and incorporated into the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia.
CSA: The District of North Carolina was discontinued and incorporated into the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia.
CSA: The Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia was established, comprising the areas formerly in the Department of North Carolina and adjacent operational area of the Army of Northern Virginia.
CSA: Major-General Gustavus Woodson Smith assumed command of the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia.
CSA: Major-General Samuel Jones was appointed to command the Department of East Tennessee, arriving on 23 September 1862.
CSA: The Sub-District of Cape Fear was subordinated to the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia.
CSA: Major-General Samuel Gibbs French assumed command of the Sub-District of Cape Fear, succeeding Brigadier-General William Henry Chase Whiting.
CSA: John Creed Moore confirmed Brigadier-General PACS 19 September 1862 to rank from 26 May 1862.
CSA: William Edmondson Jones promoted Brigadier-General PACS 26 September 1862 to rank from 19 September 1862.
CSA: William Edwin Baldwin promoted Brigadier-General PACS 26 September 1862 to rank from 19 September 1862.
CSA: Brigadier-General Lewis Henry Little was killed at Iuka, Mississippi.
Commander in Chief: President Jefferson Finis Davis
Vice-President: Alexander Hamilton Stephens
Secretary of War: George Wythe Randolph
Secretary of the Navy: Stephen Russell Mallory
Military Adviser to the President: Vacant
Department of Middle and Eastern Florida: Joseph Finegan
Department of East Tennessee: John Porter McCown interim Samuel Jones awaited
- Army of Kentucky: Edmund Kirby Smith
Department of Henrico: John Henry Winder
Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia: Gustavus Woodson Smith
- Sub-District of Cape Fear: Samuel Gibbs French
Department of Northern Virginia: Robert Edward Lee
- Army of Northern Virginia: Robert Edward Lee
- Longstreet’s Command Northern Virginia: James Longstreet
- Jackson’s Command Northern Virginia: Thomas Jonathan Jackson
- Valley District: Daniel Harvey Hill temporary
Department of Richmond: Gustavus Woodson Smith
Department of South Carolina and Georgia: John Clifford Pemberton interim Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard awaited
- District of Georgia: Alexander Robert Lawton
- District of South Carolina: Roswell Sabine Ripley
- 1st Sub-District of South Carolina: Arthur Middleton Manigault.
- 2nd Sub-District of South Carolina: Johnson Hagood
- 3rd Sub-District of South Carolina: William Stephen Walker
- 4th Sub-District of South Carolina: William Stephen Walker
Department of Southwestern Virginia: William Wing Loring
- District of Abingdon: Humphrey Marshall
Trans-Mississippi Department: Theophilus Hunter Holmes
- District of Missouri: Sterling Price
- District of Arkansas: Thomas Carmichael Hindman
- District of West Louisiana: Richard Taylor
- District of Texas: Paul Octave Hébert
- Sub-District of Houston: Xavier Blanchard Debray
- Western District of Texas: Henry Eustace McCullough
- Eastern Sub-District of Western Texas: Xavier Blanchard Debray
- Sub-District of the Rio Grande: Hamilton Prioleau Bee
- District of Arizona: Henry Hopkins Sibley
- District of Indian Territory: Douglas Hancock Cooper
- Defences of Pass Cavallo: John W Glenn
Western Department: Braxton Bragg
- District of the Mississippi: Daniel Ruggles temporary
- District of Southern Mississippi and Eastern Louisiana: vacant
- 1st Sub-District of Southern Mississippi and Eastern Louisiana: vacant
- 2nd Sub-District of Southern Mississippi and Eastern Louisiana: William Nelson Rector Beall
- 3rd Sub-District of Southern Mississippi and Eastern Louisiana: Martin Luther Smith
- District of the Tennessee: Sterling Price
- Gulf District: John Horace Forney
- Army of Mississippi: Braxton Bragg
- Right Wing Mississippi: Leonidas Polk
- Left Wing Mississippi: William Joseph Hardee
- Reserve Corps Mississippi: Jones Mitchell Withers
- Army of the West: Sterling Price
Note: Italics, awaiting confirmation of the commission
George Brinton McClellan
John Charles Frémont
Henry Wager Halleck
John Ellis Wool
Asterisk indicates concurrently Brigadier-General USA
John Adams Dix
Nathaniel Prentiss Banks
Benjamin Franklin Butler
Edwin Denison Morgan
Ethan Allen Hitchcock
Ulysses Simpson Grant
Ambrose Everett Burnside
William Starke Rosecrans*
Don Carlos Buell
Samuel Ryan Curtis
John Alexander McClernand
Ormsby McKnight Mitchel
Cassius Marcellus Clay
George Henry Thomas
William Tecumseh Sherman
Edward Otho Cresap Ord
Edwin Vose Sumner*
Samuel Peter Heintzelman
Erasmus Darwin Keyes
Fitz John Porter
William Buel Franklin
Darius Nash Couch
Israel Bush Richardson
Henry Warner Slocum
John James Peck
William Farrar Smith
Alexander McDowell McCook
Thomas Leonidas Crittenden
John Gray Foster
John Grubb Parke
Christopher Columbus Augur
Robert Cumming Schenck
Stephen Augustus Hurlbut
Charles Smith Hamilton
Brackets indicates concurrently Major-General USV
William Selby Harney
(Edwin Vose Sumner)
(William Starke Rosecrans)
Philip St George Cooke
Charles Pomeroy Stone
Thomas West Sherman
George Archibald McCall
William Reading Montgomery
Jacob Dolson Cox
Benjamin Mayberry Prentiss
Benjamin Franklin Kelley
Alpheus Starkey Williams
James Brewerton Ricketts
Orlando Bolivar Willcox
Henry Hayes Lockwood
James Samuel Wadsworth
George Webb Morell
John Henry Martindale
Samuel Davis Sturgis
James William Denver
Egbert Ludovicus Vielé
John Fulton Reynolds
William Farquhar Barry
John Joseph Abercrombie
Lawrence Pike Graham
George Gordon Meade
Oliver Otis Howard
Eleazar Arthur Paine
Daniel Edgar Sickles
Charles Davis Jameson
Robert Huston Milroy
Willis Arnold Gorman
Horatio Gouverneur Wright
William Thomas Ward
John Gross Barnard
Innis Newton Palmer
Winfield Scott Hancock
William Henry French
William Thomas Harbaugh Brooks
John Milton Brannan
William Wallace Burns
John Porter Hatch
David Sloane Stanley
William Kerley Strong
Albin Francisco Schoepf
Lovell Harrison Rousseau
James Scott Negley
Thomas John Wood
Richard W Johnson
Adolph Wilhelm August Friedrich Von Steinwehr
George Washington Cullum
Jeremiah Tilford Boyle
George Washington Morgan
John McAllister Schofield
Thomas Jefferson McKean
Zealous Bates Tower
Jefferson Columbus Davis
James Henry Lane
John McAuley Palmer
James Abram Garfield
Lewis Golding Arnold
William Scott Ketchum
John Wynn Davidson
Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh Dana
David Bell Birney
Thomas Francis Meagher
Henry Morris Naglee
James Gallant Spears
Eugene Asa Carr
Thomas Alfred Davies
William Hemsley Emory
Andrew Jackson Smith
Marsena Rudolph Patrick
Isaac Ferdinand Quinby
Hiram Gregory Berry
Orris Sanford Ferry
Daniel Phineas Woodbury
Henry Moses Judah
Richard James Oglesby
Jacob Gartner Lauman
Horatio Phillips Van Cleve
John Alexander Logan
Speed Smith Fry
Mahlon Dickerson Manson
Edward Richard Sprigg Canby
Grenville Mellen Dodge
Robert Byington Mitchell
James Gilpatrick Blunt
Francis Engle Patterson
Quincy Adams Gillmore
Amiel Weeks Whipple
George Lucas Hartsuff
Napoleon Bonaparte Buford
William Sooy Smith
James Henry Van Alen
Samuel Wylie Crawford
Henry Walton Wessells
Milo Smith Hascall
Leonard Fulton Ross
John White Geary
Alfred Howe Terry
Andrew Atkinson Humphreys
James Henry Carleton
John Cleveland Robinson
George Dashiell Bayard
Abram Sanders Piatt
Thomas Turpin Crittenden
Pleasant Adam Hackleman
Jeremiah Cutler Sullivan
Alvin Peterson Hovey
James Clifford Veatch
William Plummer Benton
John Curtis Caldwell
Isaac Peace Rodman
Neal S Dow
George Sears Greene
Samuel Powhatan Carter
Erastus Barnard Tyler
James Birdseye McPherson
George Henry Gordon
James Madison Tuttle
Peter Joseph Osterhaus
Stephen Gano Burbridge
Washington Lafayette Elliott
Albion Parris Howe
Green Clay Smith
William Bowen Campbell
Philip Henry Sheridan
Benjamin Stone Roberts
Joshua Woodrow Sill
Catharinus Putnam Buckingham
Morgan Lewis Smith
James Streshly Jackson
Cadwallader Colden Washburn
Francis Jay Herron
John Basil Turchin
Henry Shaw Briggs
Conrad Feger Jackson
James Dada Morgan
Johann August Ernst Willich
Henry Dwight Terry
James Blair Steedman
George Foster Shepley
Francis Preston Blair
John Reese Kenly
John Potts Slough
Gabriel René Paul
Thomas Leiper Kane
William Rufus Terrill
Francis Laurens Vinton
Henry Jackson Hunt
Joseph Jones Reynolds
Francis Channing Barlow
Calvin Edward Pratt
Brigadier-General USA (Staff)
Montgomery Cunningham Meigs (Quartermaster-General)
Henry Knox Craig
Lorenzo Thomas (Adjutant-General)
James Wolfe Ripley (Ordnance)
William Alexander Hammond (Surgeon-General)
Note: Italics, awaiting confirmation of the commission
Robert Edward Lee
Joseph Eggleston Johnston
Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard
Earl Van Dorn
Gustavus Woodson Smith
Theophilus Hunter Holmes
William Joseph Hardee
John Bankhead Magruder
Thomas Jonathan Jackson
Edmund Kirby Smith
George Bibb Crittenden
John Clifford Pemberton
Richard Stoddert Ewell
William Wing Loring
Benjamin Franklin Cheatham
John Porter McCown
Daniel Harvey Hill
Jones Mitchell Withers
Thomas Carmichael Hindman
John Cabell Breckinridge
Ambrose Powell Hill
Richard Heron Anderson
James Ewell Brown Stuart
Simon Bolivar Buckner
Samuel Gibbs French
Alexander Robert Lawton
John Buchanan Floyd
Henry Alexander Wise
David Rumph Jones
Henry Hopkins Sibley
John Henry Winder
Daniel Smith Donelson
Robert Augustus Toombs
William Henry Chase Whiting
Jubal Anderson Early
Isaac Ridgeway Trimble
Roswell Sabine Ripley
Paul Octave Hébert
Albert Gallatin Blanchard
Gabriel James Rains
Thomas Fenwick Drayton
Nathan George Evans
Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox
Robert Emmett Rodes
James Heyward Trapier
William Henry Carroll
Hugh Weedon Mercer
Alexander Peter Stewart
William Montgomery Gardner
Richard Brooke Garnett
Raleigh Edward Colston
Johnson Kelly Duncan
Sterling Alexander Martin Wood
John George Walker
John King Jackson
George Edward Pickett
Bushrod Rust Johnson
James Patton Anderson
George Wythe Randolph
Joseph Brevard Kershaw
James Ronald Chalmers
James Johnston Pettigrew
Carter Littlepage Stevenson
William Whann Mackall
John Bell Hood
Daniel Marsh Frost
Winfield Scott Featherston
Thomas James Churchill
William Booth Taliaferro
Patrick Ronayne Cleburne
Samuel Bell Maxey
Hamilton Prioleau Bee
James Morrison Hawes
George Hume Steuart
William Duncan Smith
James Edwin Slaughter
Charles William Field
John Horace Forney
Paul Jones Semmes
Lucius Marshall Walker
Seth Maxwell Barton
Dabney Herndon Maury
John Bordenave Villepigue
Henry Eustace McCullough
John Stevens Bowen
Benjamin Hardin Helm
John Selden Roane
States Rights Gist
William Nelson Pendleton
Lewis Addison Armistead
Martin Luther Smith
William Nelson Rector Beall
Roger Atkinson Pryor
Henry Little KIA
George Earl Maney
Jean Jacques Alfred Alexandre Mouton
John Stuart Williams
James Green Martin
Thomas Lanier Clingman
Daniel Weisiger Adams
John Creed Moore
Ambrose Ransom Wright
James Lawson Kemper
James Jay Archer
George Burgwyn Anderson
Beverley Holcombe Robertson
St John Richardson Liddell
Nathan Bedford Forrest
William Dorsey Pender
Martin Edwin Green
Harry Thompson Hays
Albert Gallatin Jenkins
Edward Dorr Tracy
Matthew Duncan Ector
Edward Aylesworth Perry
John Calvin Brown
Alfred Holt Colquitt
James Fleming Fagan
William Read Scurry
Francis Asbury Shoup
Joseph Robert Davis
William Henry Fitzhugh Lee
William Edmondson Jones
William Edwin Baldwin