1863 March 4th

March 4 1863 Wednesday

Yazoo Pass Expedition

Virginia Southside and North Carolina Operations

Arkansas. Incident at Yellville.

Florida. USS James S Chambers, Acting Master Luther Nickerson, seized the Spanish blockade running sloop Relampago and the schooner Ida. The schooner was beached at Sanibel Island and when it could not be extracted, it was destroyed by the Union crew.

North Carolina. Incidents at Fairfield and Swan Quarter.

Tennessee. Reconnaissance to La Grange ended.

Tennessee. Union expedition from Murfreesboro to Spring Hill and towards Columbia began. Brigadier-General Philip Henry Sheridan departed from Murfreesboro to combine with another Union column under Colonel John Coburn which set out from Franklin with 3,000 men. Their rendezvous point was Spring Hill, twelve miles north of Columbia.

Tennessee. Skirmish at Franklin and Rover.

Virginia. Skirmish at Independent Hill, eight miles from Dumfries.

Virginia. Incident at Unionville.

Union Organisation

USA: The area of Idaho Territory was added to the District of Oregon.

USA: William Farrar Smith’s appointment as Major-General expired 4 March 1863 and reverted to Brigadier-General USV to rank from 13 August 1861.

Smith, William Farrar / Vermont / Born 17 February 1824 St Albans, Vermont/ Died 28 February 1903
Cadet USMA 1 July 1841 / USMA 1 July 1845 4/41 Topographical Engineers / Topographical Engineers 1 July 1845 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 14 July 1849 / 1st Lieutenant USA 3 March 1853 / Captain USA 1 July 1859 / Colonel USV 3rd Vermont Infantry 16 July 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 13 August 1861 / Major-General USV 25 July 1862 to rank from 4 July 1862 Expired 4 March 1863 / Major USA Engineers 3 March 1863 / Reappointed Major-General USV 24 March 1864 to rank from 9 March 1864 / Assistant Inspector-General 10 December 1864 / Resigned USV 4 November 1865 / Resigned USA 21 March 1867 / Major USA Engineers 27 February 1889 / Retired USA 1 March 1889 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1845 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 28 June 1862 Brevet Colonel USA 17 September 1862 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Major-General USA 13 March 1865
Smith’s Brigade Army of the Potomac August 1861-3 October 1861 / Smith’s Division Army of the Potomac 3 October 1861-13 March 1862 / 2nd Division IV Corps Army of the Potomac 13 March 1862-18 May 1862 / 2nd Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 18 May 1862-16 November 1862 / VI Corps Potomac 16 November 1862-25 January 1863 / Left Grand Division Potomac 25 January 1863-4 February 1863 / IX Corps Potomac 5 February 1863-8 March 1863 / 1st Division Department of the Susquehanna 17 June 1863-3 August 1863 / Smith’s Division Department of West Virginia 3 August 1863-5 September 1863 / Chief Engineer Army of the Cumberland 3 October 1863-16 October 1863 / Chief Engineer Military Division of the Mississippi 16 October 1863-April 1864 / District of Yorktown 21 April 1864-4 May 1864 / XVIII Corps James 2 May 1864-10 July 1864 / Assistant Inspector-General Military Division of West Mississippi 10 December 1864-1865

USA: John McAllister Schofield’s appointment as Major-General USV expired 4 March 1863 and reverted to Brigadier-General USV to rank from 21 November 1861.

Schofield, John McAllister / New York-Illinois / Born 29 September 1831 Gerry, New York / Died St Augustine, Florida 4 March 1906
USMA 1 July 1853 7/52 Artillery / Cadet USMA 1 July 1849 / 2nd US Artillery 1 July 1843 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 1st US Artillery 31 August 1853 / 1st Lieutenant 3 March 1855 / ADC ( N Lyon) 1861 / Major USV 1st Missouri Infantry 26 April 1861 / Captain USA 14 May 1861 / Major USV 1st Missouri Artillery 26 June 1861 / Assistant Adjutant-General 26 June 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 21 November 1861 / Brigadier-General Missouri Militia 26 November 1861 / Major-General Missouri Militia 8 October 1862 / Major-General USV 29 November 1862 Expired 4 March 1863 / Reappointed Major-General USV 12 May 1863 to rank from 29 November 1862 / Brigadier-General USA 11 May 1865 to rank from 30 November 1864 / Mustered Out USV 1 September 1866 / Major-General USA 4 March 1869 / Superintendent of USMA 1 September 1876-21 June 1881 / General-in-Chief of the US Army 14 August 1888 / Lieutenant-General USA 5 February 1895 / Retired USA 29 September 1895 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1843 Brevet Major-General USA 13 March 1865 Medal of Honor 10 August 1861
Chief of Staff and Assistant Adjutant-General Army of the West 2 July 1861-10 August 1861 / District of St Louis 21 November 1861-10 April 1862 / District of Northern Missouri 26 December 1861-11 March 1862 / District of Missouri 1 June 1862-26 September 1862 / District of Southwest Missouri 24 September 1862-10 November 1862 / Army of Southwestern Missouri 1 October 1862-12 October 1862 / Army of the Frontier 12 October 1862-20 November 1862 / Army of the Frontier 29 December 1862-30 March 1863 / Department of the Missouri 13 May 1863-22 January 1864 / 3rd Division XIV Corps Army of the Cumberland 17 April 1863-10 May 1863 / District of Southwest Missouri 30 March 1863-24 May 1863 / Department of the Ohio 28 January 1864-8 November 1864 / Army of the Ohio 9 February 1864-25 May 1864 / XXIII Corps Ohio 9 April 1864-26 May 1864 / Army of the Ohio 28 May 1864-1 August 1865 / XXIII Corps Ohio 27 May 1864-14 September 1864 / XXIII Corps Ohio 22 October 1864-2 February 1865 / Department of North Carolina 30 January 1865-20 June 1865 / XXIII Corps North Carolina 9 February 1865-31 March 1865 / Department of the Potomac 6 August 1866-25 September 1866 / Department of the Potomac 26 October 1866-11 March 1867 / First Military District 11 March 1867-1 June 1868 / General-in-Chief USA 14 August 1888-29 September 1895

USA: Napoleon Bonaparte Buford’s appointment as Major-General USV expired 4 March 1863 and reverted to Brigadier-General USV to rank from 15 April 1862.

Buford, Napoleon Bonaparte / Kentucky / Born 13 January 1807 Woodford, Kentucky / Died Chicago, Illinois 28 March 1883
USMA 1 July 1827 6/38 Artillery / Cadet USMA 1 July 1823 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 3rd US Artillery 1 July 1827 / Resigned USA 31 December 1835 / Colonel USV 27th Illinois Infantry 10 August 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 16 April 1862 to rank from 15 April 1862 / Major-General USV 29 November 1862 / Expired 4 March 1863 Reverted to Brigadier-General USV / Mustered Out USV 24 August 1865 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1827 Brevet Major-General USV 13 March 1865
Flotilla Brigade Army of the Mississippi 4 March 1862-24 April 1862/ 2nd Brigade 3rd Division Army of the Mississippi 24 April 1862-16 April 1862 / 1st Brigade 3rd Division Army of the Mississippi 26 April 1862-25 June 1862 / 1st Brigade 3rd Division Army of the Mississippi 20 September 1862-1 November 1862 / District of Eastern Arkansas 19 September 1863-6 August 1864 / District of Eastern Arkansas 28 September 1864-7 October 1864 / District of Eastern Arkansas 10 October 1864-9 March 1865

USA: William Wallace Burns’ appointment as Major-General USV withdrawn 4 March 1863 and reverted to Brigadier-General USV to rank from 28 September 1862.

Burns, William Wallace / Ohio / Born 3 September 1825 Coshocton, Ohio / Died Beaufort, South Carolina 19 April 1892
USMA 1 July 1847 28/38 Infantry-Commissary / Cadet USMA 1 July 1842 / 3rd US Infantry 1 July 1847 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 5th US Infantry 8 September 1847 / 1st Lieutenant USA 5th US Infantry 12 August 1850 / Regt Quartermaster 1 November 1856-18 August 1858 / Captain USA Assistant Commissary of Subsistence 3 November 1858 / Major USA Commissary of Subsistence 3 August 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 28 September 1861 / Major-General USV 29 November 1862 Withdrawn 4 March 1863 Reverted to Brigadier-General USV / Resigned USV 20 March 1863 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA Assistant Commissary-General of Subsistence 23 June 1874 / Colonel USA Commissary -General of Subsistence 9 November 1884 / Retired USA 3 September 1889 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant 1 July 1847 Brevet Colonel USA 30 June 1862 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 / WIA Savage’s Station 29 June 1862
Commissary of Subsistence Department of the Ohio 24 March 1861-22 October 1861 / 3rd Brigade Stone’s Division Army of the Potomac 22 October 1862-19 February 1862 / 3rd Brigade Sedgwick’s Division Army of the Potomac 19 February 1862-13 March 1862 / 2nd Brigade 2nd Division Army of the Potomac 13 March 1862-10 July 1862 / 2nd Brigade 2nd Division Army of the Potomac 10 October 1862-12 November 1862 / 1st Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 12 November 1862-7 February 1863 / Commissary of Subsistence Department of the Northwest September 1863-October 1865 / Commissary of Subsistence Department of the South October 1865

USA: George Webb Morell’s appointment as Major-General USV expired unconfirmed 4 March 1863 and reappointed Brigadier-General USV to rank from 9 August 1861.

Morell, George Webb / New York / Born 8 January 1815 Cooperstown, New York / Died Scarborough, New York 11 February 1883
USMA 1 July 1835 1/56 Engineers / Cadet USMA 1 July 1831 / Engineers 1 July 1835 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 31 October 1836 / Resigned 30 June 1837 / Colonel Quartermaster New York Militia 16 May 1861 / Mustered Out USV 25 July 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 9 August 1861 Expired 4 March 1863 / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 4 March 1863 to rank from 9 August 1861 / Major-General USV 4 July 1862 Expired Unconfirmed 4 March 1863 / Mustered Out USV 15 December 1864 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1835
Quartermaster Department of Northeastern Virginia 16 May 1861-27 May 1861 / 1st Brigade F J Porter’s Division Army of the Potomac 3 October 1861-13 March 1862 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division III Corps Army of the Potomac 13 March 1862-18 May 1862 / 1st Division V Corps Army of the Potomac 18 May 1862-30 October 1862 / Defences of the Upper Potomac 1 November 1862-17 December 1862

USA: James Winning McMillan confirmed Brigadier-General USV 4 March 1863 to rank from November 29 1862.

McMillan, James Winning / Kentucky / Born 28 April 1825 Clark, Kentucky / Died Washington, District of Columbia 9 March 1903
Sergeant USV 4th Illinois Infantry 20 June 1846 / Discharged USV 13 October 1846 / Private USV 3rd Battalion Louisiana Infantry 29 April 1848 / Discharged USV 13 July 1848 / Colonel USV 21st Indiana Infantry 24 July 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 4 March 1863 to rank from 29 November 1862 / Resigned USV 15 May 1865 / Brevet Maj-0Gen USV 5 March 1865 / WIA East Baton Rouge 10 June 1862 WIA Winchester 19 September 1864
2nd Brigade 3rd Division XIX Corps Department of the Gulf 15 August 1863-29 August 1863 / 3rd Division XIX Corps Department of the Gulf 29 August 1863-4 September 1863 / 3rd Division XIX Corps Department of the Gulf 17 September 1863-2 October 1863 / 2nd Brigade 3rd Division XIX Corps Department of the Gulf 4 October 1863-2 November 1863 / 2nd Brigade 3rd Division XIX Corps Department of the Gulf 3 December 1863-12 January 1864 / 3rd Division XIX Corps Department of the Gulf 12 January 1864-19 February 1864 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division XIX Corps Department of the Gulf 24 March 1864-29 March 1864 / 1st Division XIX Corps Department of the Gulf 2 May 1864-24 June 1864 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division XIX Corps Department of the Gulf 20 June 1864-5 July 1864 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division XIX Corps Army of the Shenandoah 6 August 1864-15 October 1864 / 1st Division XIX Corps Army of the Shenandoah 15 October 1864-24 October 1864 /2nd Brigade 1st Division XIX Corps Army of the Shenandoah 24 October 1864-26 October 1864 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division XIX Corps Army of the Shenandoah 3 December 1864-25 January 1865 / 1st Division XIX Corps Army of the Shenandoah 25 January 1865-1 March 1865 / Provisional Division Army of the Shenandoah 1 March 1865-April 1865 / 1st Division Department of West Virginia April 1865-15 May 1865

USA: Gabriel Rene Paul’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired 4 March 1863 and reverted to Lieutenant-Colonel USA (8th US Infantry).

Paul, Gabriel René / Missouri / Born 22 March 1813 St Louis, Missouri / Died Washington, District of Columbia 5 May 1886
USMA 1 July 1834 18/36 Infantry / Cadet USMA 1 July 1829 / 7th US Infantry 1 July 1834 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 4 December 1834 / 1st Lieutenant USA 7th US Infantry 26 October 1836 / Captain USA 19 April 1846 / Major USA 8th US Infantry 22 April 1861 / Colonel USV 4th New Mexico Infantry 9 December 1861 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 25 April 1862 / Mustered Out USV 31 May 1862 / Brigadier-General USV 5 September 1862 Expired 4 March 1863 / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 18 April 1863 / Colonel USA 14th US Infantry 13 September 1864 / Retired USA 16 February 1865 / Brigadier-General USA Retired 28 July 1866 / Mustered Out USV 1 September 1866 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant 1 July 1834 Brevet Major USA 13 September 1847 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 23 February 1865 / WIA Cerro Gordo 18 April 1847 WIA Gettysburg 1 July 1863
3rd Brigade 1st Division I Corps Army of the Potomac 14 October 1862-22 December 1862 / 1st Division I Corps Army of the Potomac 22 December 1862-27 December 1862 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division I Corps Army of the Potomac 27 December 1862-17 February 1863 / 1st Division I Corps Army of the Potomac 1 March 1863-9 March 1863 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division I Corps Army of the Potomac 9 March 1863-29 March 1863 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division I Corps Army of the Potomac 20 April 1863-16 June 1863 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division I Corps Army of the Potomac 17 June 1863-1 July 1863

USA: Edward Ferrero’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Ferrero, Edward / Spain / Born 18 January 1831 Granada, Spain / Died New York, New York 11 December 1899
Lieutenant-Colonel New York Militia / Colonel USV 51st New York Infantry 14 October 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 10 September 1862 Expired 4 March 1863 / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 6 May 1863 Revoked 21 July 1864 / Mustered Out USV 24 August 1865 / Brevet Major-General USV 2 December 1864
1st Brigade 2nd Division Department of North Carolina 2 April 1862-6 July 1862 / 2nd Brigade 2nd Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 22 July 1862-3 August 1862 / 2nd Brigade 2nd Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 3 September 1862-5 February 1863 / 2nd Bd3 2nd Division IX Corps Army of Virginia 3 August 1862-3 September 1862 / 2nd Division IX Corps Department of Virginia 7 February 1863-6 March 1863 / 2nd Brigade 2nd Division IX Corps Department of Virginia 6 March 1863-19 March 1863 / 2nd Brigade 2nd Division IX Corps Department of the Ohio 19 March 1863-April 1863 / 2nd Brigade 2nd Division IX Corps Department of the Ohio 5 June 1863-14 June 1863 / 2nd Brigade 2nd Division IX Corps Army of the Tennessee 14 June 1863-22 August 1863 / 1st Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 22 August 1863-18 April 1864 / 4th Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 18 April 1864-21 July 1864 / 4th Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 29 July 1864-13 September 1864 / 3rd Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 13 September 1864-9 October 1864 / 3rd Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 25 October 1864-4 December 1864 / Defences of Bermuda Hundred 17 February 1865-19 March 1865 / Ferrero’s Division Bermuda Hundred Army of the James 19 March 1865-5 April 1865 / Ferrero’s Division Petersburg Department of Virginia 5 April 1865-22 May 1865 / Sub-District of the Roanoke 22 May 1865-16 July 1865

USA: Francis Laurens Vinton’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Vinton, Francis Laurens / Maine / Born 1 June 1835 Fort Preble, Maine / Died Leadville, Colorado 6 October 1879
USMA 1 July 1856 10/49 Cavalry-Infantry / Cadet USMA 1 July 1851 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 1st US Cavalry 1 July 1856 / Resigned USA 30 September 1856 / Captain USA 16th US Infantry 5 August 1861 / Colonel USV 43rd New York Infantry 31 October 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 19 September 1862 Expired 4 March 1863 / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 13 March 1863 / Resigned USV 5 May 1863 / Resigned USA 5 May 1863 / WIA Fredericksburg 13 December 1862
3rd Brigade 2nd Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 25 September 1862-13 December 1862

USA: Brigadier-General Henry Hastings Sibley’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired 4 March 1863.

Sibley, Henry Hastings / Michigan / Born 29 February 1811 Detroit, Michigan / Died St Paul, Minnesota 18 February 1891
Brigadier-General USV 29 September 1862 Expired 4 March 1863 / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 28 March 1863 to rank from 20 March 1863 / Mustered Out USV 30 April 1866 / Brevet Major-General USV 29 November 1865
Second District Northwest 17 November 1862-23 November 1862 / District of Minnesota 23 November 1862-25 October 1864

USA: John Milton Thayer’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Thayer, John Milton / Massachusetts / Born 24 January 1820 Bellingham, Massachusetts / Died Lincoln, Nebraska 19 March 1906
Lieutenant Massachusetts Militia / Brigadier-General Nebraska Territory Militia / Major-General Nebraska Militia / Colonel USV 1st Nebraska Infantry 21 July 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 4 October 1862 Expired 4 March 1863 / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 9 April 1863 to rank from 13 March 1863 / Resigned USV 19 July 1865 / Brevet Major-General USV 13 March 1865
3rd Brigade 3rd Division District of Cairo 14 February 1862-17 February 1862 / 2nd Brigade 3rd Division Dost of West Tennessee 17 February 1862-11 March 162 / 2nd Brigade 3rd Division Army of West Tennessee 13 March 1862-June 1862 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division District of Eastern Arkansas 2 November 1862-December 1862/ 3rd Brigade 11th Division XIII Corps Army of the Tennessee December 1862-12 December 1862 / 3rd Brigade 4th Division Right Wing XIII Corps Army of the Tennessee 18 December 1862-4 January 1863 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division II Corps Army of the Mississippi 4 January 1863-12 January 1863 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 12 January 1863-1 August 1863 / 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 27 July 1863-28 July 1863 / District of the Frontier Kansas 6 January 1864-1 February 1864 / District of the Frontier 19 May 1864-1 February 1865 / District of Eastern Arkansas 13 May 1865-5 June 1865

USA: Charles Thomas Campbell’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Campbell, Charles Thomas / Pennsylvania / Born 10 August 1823 Franklin, Pennsylvania / Died Scotland, South Dakota 15 April 1895
1st Lieutenant USA 1 February 1847 / 11th US Infantry 9 April 1847 / Honourable Discharge USA 14 August 1848 / Captain USV Pennsylvania Light Artillery 29 May 1861 / Lieutenant-Colonel USV 1st Pennsylvania Artillery 5 August 1861 / Colonel USV 13 September 1861 / Resigned USV 1 February 1862 / Colonel USV 57th Pennsylvania Infantry February 1862 / Brigadier-General USV 29 November 1862 Expired 4 March 1863 / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 16 March 1863 to rank from 13 March 1863 / Mustered Out USV 15 January 1866 / WIA and CIA Fair Oaks 31 May 1862 Escaped WIA Fredericksburg 13 December 1862
District of Wisconsin 7 November 1864-17 November 1864

USA: Joshua Thomas Owen’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Owen, Joshua Thomas / Wales / Born 29 March 1821 Carmarthen, Wales / Died Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 7 November 1887
Private Pennsylvania Militia / Colonel USV 24th Pennsylvania Infantry 8 May 1861 / Mustered Out USV 10 August 1861 / Colonel USV Infantry 69th Pennsylvania 18 August 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 31 December 1862 to rank from 29 November 1862 Expired 4 March 1863 / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 9 April 1863 to rank from 30 March 1863 / Discharged 18 July 1864

USA: Robert Christie Buchanan’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired 4 March 1863 and reverted to Lieutenant-Colonel USA (4th US Infantry).

Buchanan, Robert Christie / Maryland / Born 1 March 1811 Baltimore, Maryland / Died Washington, District of Columbia 29 November 1878
USMA 1 July 1830 31/42 Infantry / Cadet USMA 1 July 1826 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 4th US Infantry 1 July 1830 / 1st Lieutenant USA 16 March 1836 / Captain USA 1 November 1838 / Lieutenant-Colonel USV Maryland Volunteers 25 November 1846 / Mustered Out USV 1848 / Major USA 3 February 1855 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 9 September 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 29 November 1862 Expired 4 March 1863 / Resigned USV 8 February 1864 / Colonel USA 1st US Infantry 8 February 1864 / Brigadier-General USA 15 October 1868 Unconfirmed / Retired USA 31 December 1870 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1830 Brevet Major USA 9 May 1846 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 8 September 1847 Brevet Colonel USA 27 June 1862 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Major-General USA 13 March 1865
1st Brigade 2nd Division V Corps Army of the Potomac 18 May 1862-27 January 1863 / Fifth Military District 23 March 1868-28 July 1868 / Department of Louisiana 28 July 1868-15 September 1868

USA: James Hewitt Ledlie’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Ledlie, James Hewitt / New York / Born 14 April 1832 Utica, New York / Died New Brighton, Staten Island, New York 15 August 1882
Major USV 19th New York 22 May 1861 / Lieutenant-Colonel USV 28 September 1861 / Lieutenant-Colonel USV 3rd New York Artillery 11 December 1861 / Colonel USV 23 December 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 24 December 1862 Expired 4 March 1863 / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 7 October 1863 to rank from 27 October 1863 / Resigned USV 23 January 1865
Artillery Brigade Department of North Carolina 4 December 1862-28 December 1862 / District of Currituck 11 December 1863-16 February 1864 / 1st Brigade 1st Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 13 May 1864-9 June 1864 / 1st Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 9 June 1864-5 August 1864

USA: Wladimir Bonaventura Krzyzanowski’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Krzyzanowski, Wladimir Bonaventura (Włodzimierz Bonawentura) / Poland / Born 8 July 1824 Raznova, Prussia / Died New York, New York 31 January 1887
Captain District of Columbia Militia 22 April 1861 / Colonel USV 58th New York Infantry 22 October 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 29 November 1862 Expired 4 March 1863 / Reappointed Brigadier-General 9 March 1863 Recalled 11 March 1863 / Mustered Out USV 1 October 1865 / Brevet Brigadier-General USV 2 March 1865
2nd Brigade 3rd Division I Corps Army of Virginia 26 June 1862-12 September 1862 / 2nd Brigade 3rd Division XI Corps Army of the Potomac 12 September 1862-25 September 1863 / 2nd Brigade 3rd Division XI Corps Army of the Cumberland 25 September 1863-8 January 1864 / 2nd Brigade 3rd Division XI Corps Army of the Cumberland 4 March 1864-16 April 1864 / 3rd Brigade Defences of Nashville July 1864-January 1865

USA: Isham Nicolas Haynie’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Haynie, Isham Nicolas / Tennessee / Born 18 November 1824 Dover, Tennessee / Died Springfield, Illinois 22 May 1868
1st Lieutenant USV 6th Illinois 21 May 1847 / Mustered Out USV 13 October 1848 / Colonel USV 48th Illinois Infantry 10 November 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 29 November 1862 Expired 4 March 1863 / Resigned USV 6 March 1863 / WIA Shiloh 6 April 1862
1st Brigade 3rd Division XVII Corps Army of the Tennessee 25 January 1863-6 March 1863

USA: Thomas Greely Stevenson’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Stevenson, Thomas Greely / Massachusetts / Born 3 February 1836 Boston, Massachusetts / KIA Spotsylvania, Virginia 10 May 1864
Private Massachusetts Militia / Sergeant Massachusetts Militia / Captain Massachusetts Militia / Major Massachusetts Militia / Colonel USV 24th Massachusetts Infantry 3 December 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 24 December 1862 Expired 4 March 1863 / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 9 April 1863 to rank from 14 March 1863
2nd Brigade 1st Division Department of North Carolina 2 April 1862-24 December 1862 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division XVIII Corps Department of North Carolina 24 December 1862-2 January 1863 / 2nd Brigade 4th Division XVIII Corps Department of North Carolina 2 January 1863-26 March 1863 / 1st Brigade 1st Division Hilton Head XVIII Corps Department of the South 26 March 1863-16 April 1863 / 1st Brigade 1st Division Seabrook Island X Corps Department of the South 16 April 1863-6 July 1863 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division Folly Island X Corps Department of the South 6 July 1863-19 July 1863 / 3rd Brigade Terry’s Division Morris Island X Corps Department of the South 19 July 1863-19 September 1863 / 3rd Brigade Terry’s Division Morris Island X Corps Department of the South 19 October 1863-23 November 1863 / 1st Brigade Terry’s Division Morris Island X Corps Department of the South 23 November 1863-15 January y1864 / 1st Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 19 April 1864-10 May 1864

USA: Brigadier-General USV (unconfirmed) mustered out of US Volunteers and reverted to Colonel USA Senior Inspector-General.

Marcy, Randolph Barnes / Massachusetts / Born 9 April 1812 Greenwich, Massachusetts / Died West Orange, New Jersey 22 November 1887
USMA 1 July 1832 29/45 Infantry / Cadet USMA 1 July 1828 / 5th US Infantry 1 July 1832 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 25 November 1835 / 1st Lieutenant USA 22 June 1837 / Captain USA 18 May 1846 / Major USA Paymaster 22 August 1859 / Inspector-General 13 May 1861 / Colonel USA Inspector-General 9 August 1861 / Senior Inspector-General 9 August 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 23 September 1861 Expired Unconfirmed 17 July 1862 / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 13 September 1862 Expired Unconfirmed 4 March 1863 / Mustered Out USV 4 March 1863 / Brigadier-General USA Inspector-General 12 December 1878 / Retired USA 2 January 1881 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1832 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Major-General USA 13 March 1865
Inspector-General Department of the Ohio 13 May 1861-17 July 1861 / Inspector-General 9 August 1861 Army of the Potomac 20 August 1861-4 September 1861 / Senior Inspector General US Army 9 August 1861-2 January 1881 / Chief of Staff Army of the Potomac 4 September 1861-7 November 1862

USA: Charles Champion Gilbert’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired unconfirmed 4 March 1863 and reverted to Captain USA Assistant Inspector-General.

Gilbert, Charles Champion / Ohio / Born 1 March 1822 Zanesville, Ohio / Died Baltimore, Maryland 17 January 1903
USMA 1 July 1846 21/59 Infantry / Cadet USMA 1 July 1842 / 3rd US Infantry 1 July 1846 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 1st US Infantry 27 September 1846 / 1st Lieutenant USA 10 June 1850 / Captain USA 8 December 1855 / Assistant Inspector-General 9 September 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 9 September 1862 Expired 4 March 1863 Unconfirmed / Major USA 2 July 1863 / Major-General USV 1 September 1862 to 29 September 1862 Unconfirmed / Mustered Out USV 2 June 1863 / Major USA 19th US Infantry 2 July 1863 / Assistant Provost Marshal General 22 August 1863 / 28th US Infantry 21 September 1866 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 7th US Infantry 8 July 1868 / Colonel USA 17th US Infantry 19 May 1881 Retired USA 1 March 1886 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1846 Brevet Major USA 7 April 1862 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 1 September 1862 Brevet Colonel USA 8 October 1862/ WIA Wilson’s Creek 10 August 1861
Assistant Inspector-General Department of the Cumberland 9 September 1861-November 1861 / Assistant Inspector-General Army of the Ohio November 1861-August 1862 / III Corps Ohio 29 September 1862-24 October 1862 / Centre XIV Corps 24 October 1862-5 November 1862 Cumberland

USA: James Nagle’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired unconfirmed 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Nagle, James / Pennsylvania / Born 5 April 1822 Reading, Pennsylvania / Died Pottsville, Pennsylvania 22 August 1866
Pennsylvania Militia / Captain 1st Pennsylvania Infantry 15 December 1846 / Mustered Out 27 July 1848 / Colonel USV 6th Pennsylvania Militia 22 April 1861 / Mustered Out USV 26 July 1861 / Colonel USV 48th Pennsylvania Infantry 1 October 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 10 September 1862 Expired Unconfirmed 4 March 1863 / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 23 March 1863 to rank from 13 March 1863 / Resigned USV 9 May 1863 to date from 21 May 1863 / Colonel 39th Pennsylvania 1 July 1863 / Mustered Out USV 2 August 1863 / Colonel USV 194th Pennsylvania 24 July 1864 / Mustered Out USV 5 November 1864
1st Brigade 2nd Division Department of North Carolina 2 April 1862-6 July 1862 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 22 July 1862-3 August 1862 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division IX Corps Army of Virginia 3 August 1862-3 September 1862 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 3 September 1862-February 1863 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division IX Corps Department of Virginia March 1863-19 March 1863 /1st Brigade 2nd Division IX Corps Army of the Ohio 19 March 1863-21 May 1863 / District of the Neuse 23 April 1863-26 April 1863

USA: John Smith Phelps’ appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired unconfirmed 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Phelps, John Smith / Connecticut / Born 22 December 1814 Simsbury, Connecticut / Died St Louis, Missouri 20 November 1886
Private USV Missouri Infantry 1861 / Lieutenant-Colonel USV Phelps’ Missouri Infantry 2 October 1861 / Colonel USV 19 December 1861 / Mustered Out USV 13 May 1862 / Brigadier-General USV 19 July 1862 Expired Unconfirmed 4 March 1863 / Resigned USV 9 July 1863 / WIA Pea Ridge 7 March 1862

USA: Joseph Jackson Bartlett’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired unconfirmed 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Bartlett, Joseph Jackson / New York / Born 21 November 1834 Binghamton, New York / Died Baltimore, Maryland 14 January 1893
Private USV April 1861 / Major USV 27th New York Infantry 21 May 1861 / Colonel USV 21 September 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 4 October 1862 to rank from 14 September 1862 Expired Unconfirmed 4 March 1863 / Brigadier-General 4 October 1862 to rank from 2 April 1862 Unconfirmed / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 30 March 1863 / Mustered Out USV 15 January 1866 / Brevet Major-General USV 1 August 1864 / WIA Wilderness 5 May 1864
2nd Brigade 1st Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 13 May 1862-November 1862 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac December 1862-1 July 1863 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 2 July 1863-4 July 1863 2nd Brigade 1st Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 5 August 1863-6 November 1863 / 3rd Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 4 July 1863-4 August 1863 / 1st Division V Corps Army of the Potomac 6 November 1863-31 December 1863 / 1st Division V Corps Army of the Potomac 3 February 1864-3 April 1864 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division V Corps Army of the Potomac 3 April 1864-20 July 1864 / 1st Division V Corps Army of the Potomac 21 June 1864-9 August 1864 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division V Corps Army of the Potomac 9 August 1864-17 August 1864 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division V Corps Army of the Potomac 1 October 1864-23 December 1864 / 1st Division V Corps Army of the Potomac 24 December 1864-4 January 1865 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division V Corps Army of the Potomac 6 January 1865-27 January 1865 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division V Corps Army of the Potomac 7 March 1865-1 April 186 / 2nd Division IX Corps Department of Washington 22 March 1865–3 May 1865 / 1st Division V Corps Army of the Potomac 1 April 1865-25 April 1865

USA: Brigadier-General Thomas Welsh’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired unconfirmed 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Welsh, Thomas / Pennsylvania / Born 5 May 1824 Columbia, Pennsylvania / Died Cincinnati, Ohio 18 August 1863
Private USV 2nd Kentucky Infantry 9 June 1846 / Discharged USV 10 June 1847 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 11th US Infantry 30 December 1847 / Discharged USA 16 August 1848 / Captain USV 2nd Pennsylvania Infantry 20 April 1861 / Lieutenant-Colonel USV 20 April 1861 / Mustered Out USV 26 July 1861 / Colonel USV 45th Pennsylvania Infantry 21 October 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 1 March 1863 to rank from 29 November 1862 Expired Unconfirmed 4 March 1863 / Brigadier-General USV 23 March 1863 to rank from 13 March 1863 / WIA Buena Vista 23 February 1847
2nd Brigade 1st Division Department of the South April 1862-July 1862 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division IX Corps Department of Virginia 3 August 1862-3 September 1862 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 26 September 1862-22 October 1862 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 27 January 1863-7 February 1863 / 1st Division IX Corps Department of the Ohio 13 April 1863-14 June 1863 / 1st Division IX Corps Army of the Tennessee 14 June 1863-14 August 1863

USA: Robert Cowdin’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired unconfirmed 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Cowdin, Robert / Vermont / Born 18 September 1805 Jamaica, Vermont / Died Boston, Massachusetts 9 July 1874
Colonel 2nd Massachusetts Militia April 1861 / Colonel USV 1st Massachusetts Infantry 25 May 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 26 September 1862 Expired Unconfirmed 4 March 1863 / Discharged USV 31 March 1863
2nd Brigade X Division Military District of Washington October 1862-2 February 1863 / 2nd Brigade Abercrombie’s Division XXII Corps Department of Washington 2 February 1863-31 March 1863

USA: Edwin Henry Stoughton’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired unconfirmed and reverted to Colonel USV.

Stoughton, Edwin Henry / Vermont / Born 23 June 1838 Chester, Vermont / Died New York, New York 25 December 1868
USMA 1 July 1859 17/22 Infantry / Cadet USMA 1 July 1854 / 4th US Infantry 1 July 1849 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 6th US Infantry 5 September 1859 / Resigned USA 4 March 1861 / Colonel USV 4th Vermont Infantry 21 September 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 5 November 1862 Expired Unconfirmed 4 March 1863 / Resigned 31 May 1863 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1859 / CIA Fairfax, Virginia 8 March 1863 Exchanged May 1863
3rd Brigade 1st Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac October 1862-5 November 1862 / 2nd Brigade X Division Military District of Washington 5 November 1862-2 February 1863 2nd Brigade Casey’s Division XXII Corps Department of Washington 2 February 1863-8 March 1863

USA: Charles Edward Hovey’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired unconfirmed 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Hovey, Charles Edward / Vermont / Born 26 April 1827 Thetford, Vermont / Died Washington, District of Columbia 17 November 1897
Colonel USV 33rd Illinois Infantry 15 August 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 5 September 1862 Expired Unconfirmed 4 March 1863 / Resigned USV 22 May 1863 / Brevet Major-General USV 13 March 1865 / WIA Cache River 7 July 1862 WIA Arkansas Post 10 January 1863
1st Brigade 2nd Division District of Eastern Arkansas 2 November 1862-December 1862 / 2nd Brigade 11th Division XIII Corps Army of the Tennessee December 1862-18 December 1862 / 2nd Brigade 4th Division XIII Corps Army of the Tennessee 18 December 1862-4 January 1863 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division II Corps Army of the Mississippi 4 January 1863-12 January 1863 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 12 January 1863-22 May 1863

USA: Brigadier-General Gustavus Adolphus Smith’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired unconfirmed 4 March 1863 and reverted to Colonel USV.

Smith, Gustavus Adolphus / Pennsylvania / Born 26 December 1820 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / Died Santa Fe, New Mexico Territory 11 December 1885
Colonel USV 35th Illinois Infantry 1 September 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 19 September 1862 Expired Unconfirmed 4 March 1863 / Dismissed 22 September 1863 / Colonel USV 155th Illinois Infantry 28 February 1865 / Mustered Out USV 14 December 1865 / Brevet Brigadier-General USV 13 March 1865 / WIA Pea Ridge 7 March 1862

USA: Brigadier-General USV (unconfirmed) John Franklin Farnsworth resigned to resume Congressional duties

Farnsworth, John Franklin / Canada / Born 27 March 1820 Eaton, Quebec, Canada / Died Washington, District of Columbia 14 July 1897
Colonel USV 8th Illinois Cavalry 18 September 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 29 November 1862 Unconfirmed / Resigned USV 4 March 1863
2nd Brigade Cavalry Division Army of the Potomac September 1862-November 1862 / 1st Brigade 1st Division Cavalry Army of the Potomac November 1862-February 1863

USA: David Henry Williams’ appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired unconfirmed 4 March 1863 and resigned USV.

Williams, David Henry / New York / Born 19 March 1819 Otsego, New York / Died Allegheny, Pennsylvania 1 June 1891
USV 1847-1848 / Colonel USV 82nd Pennsylvania Infantry 23 July 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 29 November 1862 Expired Unconfirmed 4 March 1863 / Resigned USV 4 March 1863

USA: Andrew Jackson Hamilton’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired unconfirmed 4 March 1863.

Hamilton, Andrew Jackson / Alabama-Texas / Born 28 January 1815 Huntsville, Alabama / Died Austin, Texas 18 April 1875
Brigadier-General USV 4 November 1862 to rank from 14 November 1862 Expired Unconfirmed 4 March 1863 / Military Governor of Texas 14 November 1862-17 June 1865 / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 18 September 1863 to rank from 16 September 1863 / Resigned USV 19 June 1865

USA: Richard Busteed’s appointment as Brigadier-General USV expired unconfirmed 4 March 1863.

Busteed, Richard / Ireland / Born 16 February 1822 Cavan, Ireland / Died New York, New York 14 September 1874
Captain USV Chicago Light Artillery 1 October 1861 / Discharged USV 7 November 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 7 August 1862 Expired Unconfirmed 4 March 1863 / Resigned USV 10 March 1863
Busteed’s Brigade VII Corps Department of Virginia 15 December 1862-10 March 1863

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 USN: Acting Rear Admiral Samuel Phillips Lee USN
  • South Atlantic Blockading Squadron USN: Flag Officer Samuel Francis Du Pont USN
  • West Gulf Blockading Squadron USN: Rear Admiral David Glasgow Farragut USN
  • East Gulf Blockading Squadron USN: Acting Rear Admiral Theodorus Bailey USN
  • Pacific Squadron USN: Rear Admiral Charles H Bell USN
  • Mississippi River Squadron USN: Rear Admiral David Dixon Porter USN
  • Potomac Flotilla USN: Commodore Andrew Allen Harwood USN

General–in-Chief: Henry Wager Halleck

  • Department of the Cumberland: William Starke Rosecrans
    • Army of the Cumberland: William Starke Rosecrans
      • XIV Corps Cumberland: George Henry Thomas
      • XX Corps Cumberland: Alexander McDowell McCook
      • XXI Corps Cumberland: Thomas John Wood
      • Cavalry Corps Cumberland: David Sloane Stanley
  • Department of the East: John Ellis Wool
  • Department of the Gulf: Nathaniel Prentiss Banks
    • District of Pensacola: Isaac Dyer
    • District of La Fourche: Godfrey Weitzel
    • Defences of New Orleans: Thomas West Sherman
    • Army of the Gulf: Nathaniel Prentiss Banks
      • XIX Corps Gulf: Nathaniel Prentiss Banks
  • Department of the Missouri: Samuel Ryan Curtis
    • District of St Louis: John Wynn Davidson
    • District of Southwest Missouri: Egbert Benson Brown
    • District of Northeast Missouri: Thomas Jefferson McKean
    • District of Northwest Missouri: Willard Preble Hall
    • District of Central Missouri: Benjamin Franklin Loan
    • District of Rolla: John Montgomery Glover
    • District of Nebraska Territory: James Craig
    • Army of the Frontier: John McAllister Schofield
    • Army of Southeastern Missouri: John Wynn Davidson
  • Middle Department: Robert Cumming Schenck
    • District of the Eastern Shore of Maryland: Henry Hayes Lockwood
    • VIII Corps Middle: Robert Cumming Schenck
  • Department of New Mexico: James Henry Carleton
    • District of Arizona: Joseph Rodman West
  • Department of North Carolina: John Gray Foster
    • XVIII Corps North Carolina: John Gray Foster
  • Department of the Northwest: John Pope
    • 1st District Northwest: John Cook
    • District of Minnesota: Henry Hastings Sibley
    • District of Wisconsin: Thomas Church Haskell Smith
  • Department of the Ohio: Horatio Gouverneur Wright
    • District of Central Kentucky: Quincy Adams Gillmore
    • District of Eastern Kentucky: Julius White
    • District of Western Kentucky: Jeremiah Tilford Boyle
    • District of Western Virginia: Jacob Dolson Cox
      • Sub-District of the Kanawha: Eliakim Parker Scammon
  • Department of the Pacific: George Wright
    • District of the Humboldt: Francis James Lippitt
    • District of Oregon: Benjamin Alvord
    • District of Southern California: Harvey Lee temporary
    • District of Utah: Patrick Edward Connor
  • Department of the Potomac: Joseph Hooker
    • Army of the Potomac: Joseph Hooker
      • I Corps Potomac: James Samuel Wadsworth temporary
      • II Corps Potomac: Darius Nash Couch
      • III Corps Potomac: Daniel Edgar Sickles
      • V Corps Potomac: George Gordon Meade
      • VI Corps Potomac: John Sedgwick
      • XI Corps Potomac: Adolph Wilhelm August Frederick von Steinwehr temporary
      • XII Corps Potomac: Henry Warner Slocum
      • Cavalry Corps Potomac: George Stoneman
  • Department of the South: David Hunter
    • X Corps South: David Hunter
  • Department of the Tennessee: Ulysses Simpson Grant
    • District of West Tennessee: Stephen Augustus Hurlbut
      • Sub-District of Memphis: James Clifford Veatch
    • District of Jackson: Jeremiah Cutler Sullivan
    • District of Eastern Arkansas: Benjamin Mayberry Prentiss
    • Army of the Tennessee: Ulysses Simpson Grant
      • XIII Corps Tennessee: John Alexander McClernand
      • XV Corps Tennessee: William Tecumseh Sherman
      • XVI Corps Tennessee: Stephen Augustus Hurlbut
        • Left Wing XVI Corps Tennessee: Charles Smith Hamilton
      • XVII Corps Tennessee: James Birdseye McPherson
  • Department of Virginia: John Adams Dix
    • IV Corps Virginia: Erasmus Darwin Keyes
    • VII Corps Virginia: John Adams Dix
    • IX Corps Virginia:  William Farrar Smith
  • Department of Washington: Samuel Peter Heintzelman
    • District of Alexandria: John Potts Slough
    • District of Washington: John Henry Martindale
    • XXII Corps Washington: Samuel Peter Heintzelman

Confederate Organisation

CSA: The Eastern Sub-District of the District of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona was extended to include Lavaca and Victoria.

CSA: Robert Brank Vance promoted Brigadier-General PACS 9 March 1863 to rank from 4 March 1863.

Vance, Robert Brank / North Carolina / Born 24 April 1828 Buncombe, North Carolina / Died Alexander North Carolina 28 November 1899
Captain North Carolina Militia April 1861 / Colonel PACS 29th North Carolina Infantry 24 April 1861 / Brigadier-General PACS 9 March 1863 to rank from 4 March 1863 / Special Parole 1864 / Paroled Fort Delaware, Delaware 10 March 1865 / WIA Stones River 31 December 1861 CIA Crosby’s Creek 1865
2nd Brigade McCown’s Division II Corps Army of Tennessee 1 January 1863-1 January 1863 / District of Western North Carolina 18 September 1863-18 November 1863 / District of Western North Carolina 4 December 1863-14 January 1864

CSA: Brigadier-General Robert Augustus Toombs resigned to resume his political career.

Toombs, Robert Augustus / Georgia / Born 2 July 1810 Wilkes, Georgia / Died Washington, Georgia 15 December 1885
Captain USV Georgia Infantry 1836-1837 / Brigadier-General PACS 19 July 1861 / Resigned PACS 4 March 1863 / Colonel 3rd Cavalry Georgia Militia 4 August 1861 / Brigadier-General Inspector-General and Chief of Staff Georgia Militia 6 February 1864-December 1864 / No Record of Parole / WIA Antietam 17 September 1862
3rd Brigade 2nd Division Army of the Potomac 22 October 1861-16 November 1861 / District of Aquia 22 October 1861-22 March 1862/ 2nd Brigade 4th Division Army of the Potomac 16 November 1861-14 January 1862 / 3rd Brigade 2nd Division Army of the Potomac 14 January 1862-5 February 1862 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division Army of the Potomac 5 February 1862-14 March 1862 / Toombs’ Brigade D R Jones’ Division Army of Northern Virginia 14 March 1862-April 1862 / D R Jones’ Division Army of Northern Virginia April 1862-May 1862 / 1st Brigade 1st Division Right Wing Army of Northern Virginia May 1862-3 July 1862 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division I Corps Army of Northern Virginia 3 July 1862-30 August 1862 / 1st Brigade D R Jones’ Division I Corps Army of Northern Virginia 30 August 1862-17 September 1862

Commander in Chief: President Jefferson Finis Davis

Vice-President: Alexander Hamilton Stephens

Secretary of War: James Alexander Seddon

Secretary of the Navy: Stephen Russell Mallory

Military Adviser to the President: Vacant

  • Military Division of the West: Joseph Eggleston Johnston
    • Department of East Tennessee: Daniel Smith Donelson interim Dabney Herndon Maury awaited
      • District of Abingdon: Humphrey Marshall
    • Western Department: Braxton Bragg
      • District of the Tennessee: John King Jackson
      • Gulf District: Simon Bolivar Buckner
      • Army of Tennessee:  Braxton Bragg
        • I Corps Tennessee: Leonidas Polk
        • II Corps Tennessee: William Joseph Hardee
    • Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana: John Clifford Pemberton
      • District One of Mississippi and East Louisiana: Daniel Ruggles
      • District Two of Mississippi and East Louisiana: Carter Littlepage Stevenson
      • District Three of Mississippi and East Louisiana: Franklin Gardner
      • Defences of Vicksburg: Martin Luther Smith
      • Army of Mississippi: John Clifford Pemberton
        • I Corps Mississippi: William Wing Loring temporary
  • Department of Henrico: John Henry Winder
  • Department of North Carolina: James Longstreet
    • District of North Carolina: James Green Martin
      • Sub-District of Cape Fear: William Henry Chase Whiting
  • Department of Northern Virginia: Robert Edward Lee
    • Army of Northern Virginia: Robert Edward Lee
      • I Corps Northern Virginia: James Longstreet
      • II Corps Northern Virginia: Thomas Jonathan Jackson
    • Valley District: William Edmondson Jones
  • Department of Southern Virginia: James Longstreet
  • Department of Richmond: Arnold Elzey
  • Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida: Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard
    • District of Georgia: Hugh Weedon Mercer
    • District of South Carolina: Roswell Sabine Ripley
      • 1st Sub-District of South Carolina: Roswell Sabine Ripley
      • 2nd Sub-District of South Carolina: Johnson Hagood
      • 3rd Sub-District of South Carolina: William Stephen Walker
      • 4th Sub-District of South Carolina: James Heyward Trapier
    • District of East Florida: Joseph Finegan
    • District of Middle Florida: Thomas Howell Cobb
    • District of West Florida: John Horace Forney
  • Trans-Allegheny Department: Samuel Jones
  • Trans-Mississippi Department: Edmund Kirby Smith
    • District of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona:  John Bankhead Magruder
      • Western Sub-District of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona: Henry Eustace McCulloch
        • Sub-District of the Rio Grande: Hamilton Prioleau Bee
      • Sub-District of Houston: Xavier Blanchard Debray
      • Eastern Sub-District of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona: William Read Scurry
    • District of Arkansas: Thomas Carmichael Hindman
    • District of West Louisiana: Richard Taylor
    • District of Indian Territory: Douglas Hancock Cooper interim William Steele awaited
    • Defences of Pass Cavallo: John W Glenn
    • Trans-Mississippi Army: Edmund Kirby Smith

Union Generals

Note: Italics, awaiting confirmation of the commission

Major-General USA

George Brinton McClellan
John Charles Frémont
Henry Wager Halleck
John Ellis Wool

Major-General USV

Asterisk indicates concurrently Brigadier-General USA

John Adams Dix
Nathaniel Prentiss Banks
Benjamin Franklin Butler
David Hunter
Ethan Allen Hitchcock
Ulysses Simpson Grant
Irvin McDowell*
Ambrose Everett Burnside
William Starke Rosecrans*
Don Carlos Buell
John Pope*
Samuel Ryan Curtis
Franz Sigel
John Alexander McClernand
Charles Ferguson Smith
Lewis Wallace
Cassius Marcellus Clay
George Henry Thomas
George Cadwalader
William Tecumseh Sherman
Edward Otho Cresap Ord
Edwin Vose Sumner*
Samuel Peter Heintzelman
Erasmus Darwin Keyes
Joseph Hooker*
Silas Casey
William Buel Franklin
Darius Nash Couch
Henry Warner Slocum
John James Peck
John Sedgwick
William Farrar Smith EXP
Alexander McDowell McCook
Thomas Leonidas Crittenden
John Gray Foster
John Grubb Parke
Christopher Columbus Augur
Robert Cumming Schenck
Stephen Augustus Hurlbut
Gordon Granger
Charles Smith Hamilton
Lovell Harrison Rousseau
James Birdseye McPherson
Benjamin Mayberry Prentiss
George Stoneman
John Fulton Reynolds
George Gordon Meade
Oliver Otis Howard
Daniel Edgar Sickles
Robert Huston Milroy
Daniel Butterfield
Winfield Scott Hancock
George Sykes
William Henry French
David Sloane Stanley
James Scott Negley
John McAllister Schofield EXP
John McAuley Palmer
Frederick Steele
Abner Doubleday
Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh Dana
Hiram Gregory Berry
Richard James Oglesby
John Alexander Logan
James Gilpatrick Blunt
George Lucas Hartsuff
William Wallace Burns EXP
Napoleon Bonaparte Buford EXP
Cadwallader Colden Washburn
Francis Jay Herron
Francis Preston Blair
Joseph Jones Reynolds
Philip Henry Sheridan

Brigadier-General USA

Brackets indicates concurrently Major-General USV

William Selby Harney
(Edwin Vose Sumner)
(Irvin McDowell)
Robert Anderson
(William Starke Rosecrans)
Philip St George Cooke
(John Pope)
(Joseph Hooker)

Brigadier-General USV

Andrew Porter
Charles Pomeroy Stone
Thomas West Sherman
George Archibald McCall
William Reading Montgomery
Benjamin Franklin Kelley
Jacob Dolson Cox
Alpheus Starkey Williams
James Cooper
James Brewerton Ricketts
Orlando Bolivar Willcox
Michael Corcoran
Henry Hayes Lockwood
Louis Blenker
James Samuel Wadsworth
George Webb Morell
John Henry Martindale
Samuel Davis Sturgis
Henry Washington Benham
James William Denver
Egbert Ludovicus Vielé
James Shields
William Farquhar Barry
John Joseph Abercrombie
Lawrence Pike Graham
Eleazar Arthur Paine
Willis Arnold Gorman
Horatio Gouverneur Wright
William Thomas Ward
John Gross Barnard
Innis Newton Palmer
Seth Williams
John Newton
George Wright
William Thomas Harbaugh Brooks
John Milton Brannan
John Porter Hatch
William Kerley Strong
Albin Francisco Schoepf
Thomas John Wood
Richard W Johnson
Adolph Wilhelm August Friedrich Von Steinwehr
George Washington Cullum
Jeremiah Tilford Boyle
George Washington Morgan
Julius Stahel
Thomas Jefferson McKean
Zealous Bates Tower
Jefferson Columbus Davis
James Henry Lane
James Abram Garfield
Lewis Golding Arnold
William Scott Ketchum
John Wynn Davidson
David Bell Birney
Thomas Francis Meagher
Henry Morris Naglee
Andrew Johnson
James Gallant Spears
Eugene Asa Carr
Thomas Alfred Davies
Daniel Tyler
William Hemsley Emory
Andrew Jackson Smith
Marsena Rudolph Patrick
Isaac Ferdinand Quinby
Orris Sanford Ferry
Daniel Phineas Woodbury
Henry Moses Judah
John Cook
John McArthur
Jacob Gartner Lauman
Horatio Phillips Van Cleve
Speed Smith Fry
Alexander Asboth
James Craig
Mahlon Dickerson Manson
Edward Richard Sprigg Canby
Grenville Mellen Dodge
Robert Byington Mitchell
Quincy Adams Gillmore
Amiel Weeks Whipple
Cuvier Grover
Rufus Saxton
Benjamin Alvord
William Sooy Smith
Nathan Kimball
Charles Devens
James Henry Van Alen
Carl Schurz
Samuel Wylie Crawford
Henry Walton Wessells
Milo Smith Hascall
Leonard Fulton Ross
John White Geary
Alfred Howe Terry
Andrew Atkinson Humphreys
James Henry Carleton
Absalom Baird
John Cleveland Robinson
Truman Seymour
Henry Prince
Thomas Turpin Crittenden
Maximilian Weber
Jeremiah Cutler Sullivan
Alvin Peterson Hovey
James Clifford Veatch
William Plummer Benton
John Curtis Caldwell
Neal Dow
George Sears Greene
Samuel Powhatan Carter
John Gibbon
Erastus Barnard Tyler
Charles Griffin
George Henry Gordon
James Madison Tuttle
Julius White
Peter Joseph Osterhaus
Stephen Gano Burbridge
Washington Lafayette Elliott
Albion Parris Howe
Green Clay Smith
Benjamin Stone Roberts
Alfred Pleasonton
Jacob Ammen
Fitz-Henry Warren
Morgan Lewis Smith
Charles Cruft
Frederick Salomon
John Basil Turchin
Henry Shaw Briggs
James Dada Morgan
Johann August Ernst Willich
Henry Dwight Terry
James Blair Steedman
George Foster Shepley
John Buford
John Reese Kenly
John Potts Slough
Godfrey Weitzel
Gabriel René Paul EXP
George Crook
Thomas Leiper Kane
Gershom Mott
Edward Ferrero EXP
Francis Laurens Vinton EXP
Henry Jackson Hunt
Francis Channing Barlow
Mason Brayman
Nathaniel James Jackson
George Washington Getty
Alfred Sully
Gouverneur Kemble Warren
William Woods Averell
Alexander Hays
Henry Hastings Sibley EXP
Calvin Edward Pratt
Francis Barretto Spinola
John Henry Hobart Ward
John Milton Thayer EXP
Solomon Meredith
James Bowen
Eliakim Parker Scammon
Robert Seaman Granger
Joseph Rodman West
Joseph Warren Revere
Alfred Washington Ellet
George Leonard Andrews
Clinton Bowen Fisk
William Hays
Israel Vogdes
David Allen Russell
Lewis Cass Hunt
Frank Wheaton
John Sanford Mason
David McMurtrie Gregg
Robert Ogden Tyler
Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert
William Haines Lytle
Gilman Marston
William Dwight
Sullivan Amory Meredith
Edward Needles Kirk
Nathaniel Collins McLean
William Vandever
Alexander Schimmelfennig
Charles Thomas Campbell EXP
Charles Kinnaird Graham
John Eugene Smith
Joseph Tarr Copeland
Charles Adam Heckman
Stephen Gardner Champlin
Edward Elmer Potter
Thomas Algeo Rowley
Henry Beebee Carrington
John Haskell King
Adam Jacoby Slemmer
Thomas Hewson Neill
Thomas Gamble Pitcher
Thomas William Sweeny
William Passmore Carlin
Romeyn Beck Ayres
William Babcock Hazen
James St Clair Morton
Joseph Anthony Mower
Richard Arnold
Edward Winslow Hinks
George Crockett Strong
Michael Kelly Lawler
George Day Wagner
Lysander Cutler
Joseph Farmer Knipe
John Dunlap Stevenson

Joshua Thomas Owen EXP
James Barnes

Theophilus Toulmin Garrard
Edward Harland
Samuel Kosciuszko Zook
Samuel Beatty
Isaac Jones Wistar
Franklin Stillman Nickerson
Edward Henry Hobson
Ralph Pomeroy Buckland
Joseph Dana Webster
William Ward Orme
William Harrow
William Hopkins Morris

John Beatty
Thomas Howard Ruger
Thomas Edward Greenfield Ransom
Elias Smith Dennis
Thomas Church Haskell Smith
Mortimer Dormer Leggett
Davis Tillson

Hector Tyndale
Charles Cleveland Dodge
Albert Lindley Lee
Charles Leopold Matthies
Marcellus Monroe Crocker
Egbert Benson Brown
John McNeil
George Francis McGinnis
George Washington Deitzler
Hugh Boyle Ewing
James Winning McMillan
Robert Christie Buchanan EXP
James Hewitt Ledlie EXP
Wladimir Bonawentura Krzyzanowski EXP
Isham Nicolas Haynie EXP
David Stuart
John Blair Smith Todd
Orlando Metcalfe Poe
Thomas Greely Stevenson EXP
James Murrell Shackelford
Daniel Ullmann

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)
Joseph Pannell Taylor (Commissary-General of Subsistence
Joseph Gilbert Totten (Engineers)

Confederate Generals

Note: Italics, awaiting confirmation of the commission

General ACSA/PACS

Samuel Cooper
Robert Edward Lee
Joseph Eggleston Johnston
Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard
Braxton Bragg

Lieutenant-General PACS

James Longstreet
Edmund Kirby Smith
Leonidas Polk
Theophilus Hunter Holmes
William Joseph Hardee
Thomas Jonathan Jackson
John Clifford Pemberton

Major-General PACS

Earl Van Dorn
Benjamin Huger
John Bankhead Magruder
Mansfield Lovell
Richard Stoddert Ewell
William Wing Loring
Sterling Price
Benjamin Franklin Cheatham
Samuel Jones
John Porter McCown
Daniel Harvey Hill
Jones Mitchell Withers
Thomas Carmichael Hindman
John Cabell Breckinridge
Lafayette McLaws
Ambrose Powell Hill
Richard Heron Anderson
James Ewell Brown Stuart
Richard Taylor
Simon Bolivar Buckner
Samuel Gibbs French
George Edward Pickett
Carter Littlepage Stevenson
John Bell Hood
John Horace Forney
Dabney Herndon Maury
Martin Luther Smith
John George Walker
Arnold Elzey
Patrick Ronayne Cleburne
Franklin Gardner
Daniel Smith Donelson
Isaac Ridgeway Trimble
Jubal Anderson Early
Joseph Wheeler
Edward Johnson
William Henry Chase Whiting

Brigadier-General PACS

Alexander Robert Lawton
Charles Clark
John Buchanan Floyd
Henry Alexander Wise
Henry Hopkins Sibley
John Henry Winder
Gideon Johnson Pillow
Robert Augustus Toombs RES
Daniel Ruggles
Roswell Sabine Ripley
Paul Octave Hébert
Albert Gallatin Blanchard
Gabriel James Rains
Thomas Fenwick Drayton
Lloyd Tilghman
Nathan George Evans
Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox
Robert Emmett Rodes
James Heyward Trapier
Hugh Weedon Mercer
Alexander Peter Stewart
William Montgomery Gardner
Richard Brooke Garnett
William Mahone
Raleigh Edward Colston
Henry Heth
Sterling Alexander Martin Wood
John King Jackson
Bushrod Rust Johnson
James Patton Anderson
Howell Cobb
George Wythe Randolph
Joseph Brevard Kershaw
James Ronald Chalmers
James Johnston Pettigrew
Daniel Leadbetter
William Whann Mackall
Robert Ransom
Daniel Marsh Frost
Winfield Scott Featherston
Thomas James Churchill
William Booth Taliaferro
Albert Rust
Samuel Bell Maxey
Hamilton Prioleau Bee
James Morrison Hawes
George Hume Steuart
James Edwin Slaughter
Charles William Field
Paul Jones Semmes
Lucius Marshall Walker
Seth Maxwell Barton
Henry Eustace McCullough
John Stevens Bowen
Benjamin Hardin Helm
John Selden Roane
States Rights Gist
William Nelson Pendleton
Lewis Addison Armistead
Joseph Finegan
William Nelson Rector Beall
Thomas Jordan
William Preston
Roger Atkinson Pryor
John Echols
George Earl Maney
Jean Jacques Alfred Alexandre Mouton
John Stuart Williams
James Green Martin
Thomas Lanier Clingman
Wade Hampton
Daniel Weisiger Adams
Louis Hébert
John Creed Moore
Ambrose Ransom Wright
James Lawson Kemper
James Jay Archer
Beverley Holcombe Robertson
St John Richardson Liddell
Nathan Bedford Forrest
Johnson Hagood
William Dorsey Pender
Micah Jenkins
Martin Edwin Green
Fitzhugh Lee
Harry Thompson Hays
Albert Gallatin Jenkins
William Barksdale
Edward Dorr Tracy
Matthew Duncan Ector
Edward Aylesworth Perry
John Gregg
John Calvin Brown
Alfred Holt Colquitt
Junius Daniel
Abraham Buford
William Steele
James Fleming Fagan
William Read Scurry
Francis Asbury Shoup
Joseph Robert Davis
William Henry Fitzhugh Lee
William Edmondson Jones
William Edwin Baldwin
John Crawford Vaughn
Evander McIvor Law
William Brimage Bate
Elkanah Brackin Greer
Francis Redding Tillou Nicholls
Preston Smith
Alfred Cumming
William Stephen Walker
George Pierce Doles
Carnot Posey
Montgomery Dent Corse
George Thomas Anderson
Alfred Iverson
James Henry Lane
Edward Lloyd Thomas
Stephen Dodson Ramseur
John Rogers Cooke
Jerome Bonaparte Robertson
Elisha Franklin Paxton
Evander McNair
William George Mackey Davis
Archibald Gracie
William Robertson Boggs
James Camp Tappan
Dandridge McRae
Mosby Monroe Parsons
Stephen Dill Lee
John Pegram
John Sappington Marmaduke
John Austin Wharton
William Thompson Martin
John Hunt Morgan
Marcus Joseph Wright
Zachariah Cantey Deas
Lucius Eugene Polk
Edward Cary Walthall
John Adams
William Hicks Jackson
James Cantey
Camille Armand Jules Marie de Polignac
Robert Frederick Hoke
Henry Lewis Benning
William Tatum Wofford
Samuel McGowan
Marcellus Augustus Stovall
George Blake Cosby
Francis Crawford Armstrong
William Lewis Cabell
John Daniel Imboden
William Smith
William Henry Talbot Walker
Alfred Eugene Jackson
Robert Brank Vance

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