1865 April 5th

April 5 1865 Wednesday

Battle of Amelia Springs, VA (CWSAC Formative Battle – Inconclusive)

Sherman’s Carolinas Campaign – North Carolina

Mobile Campaign – Sieges of Fort Blakely and Spanish Fort

Appomattox Campaign

Flight of the Confederate Government

Stoneman’s Raid in Virginia and North Carolina

Alabama. Reconnaissances from Huntsville to New Market and Maysville began.

Alabama. The Union lines of investment were completed at Fort Blakely and Spanish Fort by Union Major-General Frederick Steele.

California. Expedition from Camp Bidwell to Antelope Creek began.

Florida. Skirmish at Newport Bridge,

Louisiana. Expedition to French Settlement and the Hermitage ended.

Maryland. Confederate General Robert Edward Lee sent Captain T Fitzhugh with a detachment of 27 raiders from the 5th Virginia Cavalry to attempt the capture a Union supply vessel, and to transport the desperately needed supplies to Lee’s men in the trenches around Petersburg and Richmond. Unable to capture the Eolus, Titan, or the Highland Light, Fitzhugh’s men, disguised as wood choppers, boarded and seized the steamer Harriet De Ford in the Chesapeake Bay, thirty miles below Annapolis. Moving from Fair Haven, Maryland, up the Chesapeake Bay, Fitzhugh heard gunfire around Petersburg, which turned out to be the sound of Union troops celebrating their victory. Fitzhugh attempted to get the supply ship through but when a pilot took the steamer into Dimer’s Creek, Virginia, it went aground several times. A Union naval detachment under Lieutenant-Commander Edward Hooker found the Harriet De Ford trapped in Dimer’s Creek, where it had been burned. Some of the cargo had been thrown overboard to lighten the ship and the remainder was salvaged with the help of local farmers before the torch was put to the steamer.

North Carolina. Incident on the Neuse River.

North Carolina. A Union naval expedition Commander William Henry Macomb continued up the narrowing Chowan River and its tributaries to prepare for the northward advance of the armies of Major-General William Tecumseh Sherman. He reported that he had reached the Meherrin River. USS Shokokon landed troops in Winton to secure the return route of the fleet.

North Carolina. Confederate Colonel J N Whitford of the 76th North Carolina Infantry sent a few detachments on a mission to destroy any Union ships on the Neuse River. They found and burned the Union steamer USS Mystic near Maple Cypress. Whitford’s men also discovered and burned another Union transport loaded with commissary stores near Cowpen Landing.

South Carolina. Expedition from Charleston to the Santee River began.

South Carolina. Expedition from Georgetown to Camden began.

Tennessee. Republican William G Brownlow assumed office after being elected as the first loyal governor of a seceded state.

Virginia. The Union V Corps of Major-General Charles Griffin arrived and deployed across the railroad southwest of Amelia Court House. The Union II Corps was following close behind them, and VI Corps was also expected to arrive before nightfall. This force was more than adequate to block the Confederate escape route towards Burkeville. Union Major-General George Gordon Meade was aware that the Confederates had halted near Jetersville. His own infantrymen were fatigued from trying to keep up with Major-General Philp Henry Sheridan’s cavalry, so he postponed any attacks until the morning. Further behind Meade, Lieutenant-General Ulysses Simpson Grant reached Nottoway Court House with Major-General Edward Otho Cresap Ord and his XXIV Corps. Sheridan was bitterly frustrated at Meade’s prevarication and complained directly to Grant. Grant rode the twelve miles from Nottoway with a small escort of cavalry to investigate the situation with Meade. By the time Grant joined Meade, it was too late to over-rule Meade’s orders to rest.

Amelia Springs, Virginia, also known as Jetersville, Painesville, or Paine’s Cross Roads. The foraging parties and commissary officers of Confederate Robert Edward Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia acquired only small quantities of food by foraging in the country surrounding Amelia Court House. The region had already been scoured during the long siege of Petersburg and little remained for the local population let alone providing a surplus for the starving soldiers. The column of Lieutenant-General Richard Stoddert Ewell arrived at Amelia Court House during the morning, so Lee resumed the march westwards, hoping to find provisions at Farmville, which was twenty-five miles distant. Before departing, the army abandoned a third of its 200 guns and 1,000 wagons in order to increase the pace and to gain a head start after the enforced halt at Amelia. It was hoped to send on the abandoned ordnance and transportation later by rail but the prospects for success in that venture were poor. The column reformed with Lieutenant-General James Longstreet’s men in the lead and Major-General John Brown Gordon’s force as the rear-guard. The less organised elements under Lieutenant-General Richard Heron Anderson and Ewell were at the middle of the column. The exhausted cavalry of Major-General Fitzhugh Lee ranged ahead on either side of the Richmond & Danville Railroad.

Fitzhugh Lee’s cavalry encountered Union cavalry five miles from Amelia near Jetersville. This was only twelve miles from the vital railroad crossing at Burkesville, where the Richmond & Danville Railroad intersected with the Southside Railroad leading to Lynchburg. Longstreet deployed infantry to support the cavalry, which was soon engaged in a running battle. By 2 pm, it was learned that the entire Union V Corps was around Jetersville, and the Union II Corps was fast approaching. The Confederate line of march southwards was now strongly blocked at Burkesville and Lee assumed that the supplies stored there would either be lost or diverted. Lee changed the direction of retreat from southwest to westwards, cutting north of the Burkeville crossing towards Farmville, where rations from Lynchburg could be brought along the Southside Railroad. Farmville was five miles further than Burkeville. The roads and maps were poor, but Lee had no alternative but to march overnight in the hope of supplies being gathered twenty miles away. The army resumed its march near sundown.

Union Brigadier-General Henry Eugene Davies’ cavalry brigade, from Major-General George Crook’s division, advanced from Jetersville towards Amelia Court House to determine the Confederate line of march. At Painesville, between four and seven miles from Jetersville, the 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry routed a train of 200 wagons guarded by Confederate Brigadier-General Martin Witherspoon Gary’s cavalry brigade, capturing a gun and at least 300 prisoners. Davies went on further to burn 200 more wagons, captured five more guns and 320 men, plus teamsters and animals. Confederate cavalry under Gary, Major-General Fitzhugh Lee, and Brigadier-General Thomas Lafayette Rosser assaulted the Union cavalry under Crook as they returned from burning the Confederate wagons at Painesville. Davies was reinforced by Colonel John Irvin Gregg’s brigade and held out easily. The running fight started again north of Amelia Springs and pushed through and beyond Jetersville. The Army Headquarters records of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia were reported to be destroyed in the actions around Jetersville. Total casualties were reported as 250. (CWSAC Formative Battle – Inconclusive)

Union Organisation

USA: Frederick Tracy Dent promoted Brigadier-General USV 5 April 1865.

Dent, Frederick Tracy / Missouri / Born 17 December 1820 St Louis, Missouri / Died Denver, Colorado 23 December 1892
USMA 1 July 1843 33/39 Infantry / Cadet USMA 1 September 1839 / 6th US Infantry 1 July 1843 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 5th US Infantry 30 March 1846 / 1st Lieutenant USA 11 September 1847 / Captain USA 9th US Infantry 3 March 1855 / Major USA 4th US Infantry 9 March 1863 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA ADC (U S Grant) 29 March 1864 / Brigadier-General USV 5 April 1865 / Mustered Out USV 30 April 1866 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA ADC (U S Grant) 3 May 1866 / Colonel USA ADC (U S Grant) 25 July 1866 / 14th US Infantry 21 August 1866 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 32nd US Infantry 31 December 1867 / Colonel USA ADC (W T Sherman) 4 March 1869 / 5th US Artillery 15 December 1870 / Colonel USA 1st US Artillery 2 January 1881 / 3rd US Artillery 4 November 1882 / Retired USA 1 December 1883 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1843 Brevet 1st Lieutenant USA 20 August 1847 Brevet Captain USA 8 September 1847 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 7 May 1864 Brevet Colonel USA 30 July 1864 Brevet Colonel USV 24 February 1865 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 / WIA Molino del Rey 8 September 1847

USA: Brigadier-General Eleazar Arthur Paine resigned from US Volunteers.

Paine, Eleazar Arthur / Ohio / Born 10 September 1815 Parkman, Ohio / Died Jersey City, New Jersey 16 December 1882
USMA 1 July 1839 24/31 Infantry / Cadet USMA 1 July 1835 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 1st US Infantry 1 July 1839 / Resigned USA 11 October 1840 / Lieutenant-Colonel Illinois Militia 1848 / Colonel Illinois Militia / Brigadier-General Illinois Militia / Colonel USV 9th Illinois Infantry 26 July 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 3 September 1861 / Resigned USV 5 April 1865
Paine’s Brigade Western Department September 1861 / 1st Brigade District of Cairo 1 January 1863-4 March 1862 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division District of Cairo 1 February 1862-4 March 1862 / 4th Division Army of the Mississippi 4 March 1862-24 April 1862 / 1st Division Army of the Mississippi 24 April 1862-15 July 1862 / 1st Division Army of the Mississippi 15 August 1862-31 August 1862 / District of Western Kentucky 4 April 1864-11 September 1864 / District of Illinois 13 August 1864-9 September 1864

Commander in Chief: President Abraham Lincoln
Vice-President: Andrew Johnson
Secretary of War: Edwin McMasters Stanton
Secretary of the Navy: Gideon Welles

  • North Atlantic Blockading Squadron USN: Rear Admiral David Dixon Porter USN
  • South Atlantic Blockading Squadron USN: Rear Admiral John Adolphus Dahlgren USN
  • West Gulf Blockading Squadron USN: Acting Rear Admiral Henry Knox Thatcher USN
  • East Gulf Blockading Squadron USN: Acting Rear Admiral Cornelius Kinchilo Stribling USN
  • Pacific Squadron USN: Rear Admiral Charles H Bell USN
  • Mississippi River Squadron USN: Rear Admiral Samuel Phillips Lee USN
  • Potomac Flotilla USN: Commander Foxhall Alexander Parker USN

General–in-Chief: Ulysses Simpson Grant

Military Division of the Mississippi: William Tecumseh Sherman

  • Department of the Cumberland: George Henry Thomas
    • District of Middle Tennessee: Lovell Harrison Rousseau
    • District of West Tennessee: Cadwallader Colder Washburn
    • District of Etowah: James Blair Steedman
    • District of Northern Alabama: Robert Seaman Granger
    • Army of the Cumberland: George Henry Thomas
  • Department of the Mississippi: Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh Dana
    • District of Vicksburg: Morgan Lewis Smith
    • District of Natchez: John Wynn Davidson
  • Department of Kentucky: John McAuley Palmer
    • District of Western Kentucky: Solomon Meredith
  • Department of North Carolina: Jacob Dolson Cox
    • District of Beaufort (NC): Innis Newton Palmer
    • District of Wilmington: Joseph Roswell Hawley
    • X Corps North Carolina: Alfred Howe Terry
    • XXIII Corps Ohio: Jacob Dolson Cox
  • Army of the Tennessee: Oliver Otis Howard
    • XV Corps Tennessee: John Alexander Logan
    • XVII Corps Tennessee: Francis Preston Blair
  • Army of Georgia: Henry Warner Slocum
    • XIV Corps Georgia: Jefferson Columbus Davis
    • XX Corps Georgia: Joseph Anthony Mower
  • Cavalry Corps Mississippi: James Harrison Wilson

Military Division of West Mississippi: Edward Richard Sprigg Canby

  • Department of the Gulf: Stephen Augustus Hurlbut interim Nathaniel Prentiss Banks awaited
    • North District of Louisiana: Francis Jay Herron
      • District of Morganza: Thomas Jefferson McKean
      • District of Baton Rouge: Michael Kelly Lawler
      • District of Port Hudson: Cyrus Hamlin
    • Southern District of Louisiana: Thomas West Sherman
      • District of Carrollton: William S Mudgett
      • District of La Fourche: Robert Alexander Cameron
    • District of Bonnet Carré: James J Byrne
    • District of Key West and Tortugas: John Newton
    • District of South Alabama: Thomas Kilby Smith
    • District of West Florida: Alexander Asboth
  • Army of West Mississippi: Edward Richard Sprigg Canby
    • Army of the Gulf: Stephen Augustus Hurlbut temporary
      • XIII Corps Gulf: Gordon Granger
      • XVI Corps Gulf: Andrew Jackson Smith

Military Division of the Missouri: John Pope

  • Department of Arkansas: Joseph Jones Reynolds
    • District of Eastern Arkansas: Alexander McDowell McCook
    • Army of Arkansas: Joseph Jones Reynolds
      • VII Corps Arkansas: Joseph Jones Reynolds
  • Department of the Missouri: Grenville Mellen Dodge
    • District of St Louis: George Day Wagner
    • District of Southwest Missouri: John Benjamin Sanborn
    • District of North Missouri: Clinton Bowen Fisk
    • District of Central Missouri: John McNeil
    • District of Rolla: John Morrill
    • District of the Upper Arkansas: James Hobart Ford
    • District of North Kansas: Robert Byington Mitchell
    • District of South Kansas: James Gilpatrick Blunt
    • District of the Plains: Patrick Edward Connor
  • Department of the Northwest: Samuel Ryan Curtis
    • District of Minnesota: Henry Hastings Sibley
    • District of Wisconsin: Thomas Church Haskell Smith

Middle Military Division: Winfield Scott Hancock

  • Middle Department: William Walton Morris
    • District of Annapolis: Frederic Dummer Sewall
    • District of Delaware and the Eastern Shore: John Reese Kenly
      • VIII Corps Middle: William Walton Morris
  • Department of Pennsylvania: George Cadwalader
    • District of Philadelphia: Orris Sanford Ferry
    • District of the Monongahela: Greenlief P Davis
    • Juniata District: Charles Hale Morgan
  • Department of Washington: Christopher Columbus Augur
    • District of St Mary’s: James Barnes
    • District of Alexandria: John Potts Slough
    • District of Washington: Moses N Wisewell
      • XXII Corps Washington: Christopher Columbus Augur
  • Department of Western Virginia: Winfield Scott Hancock
  • Army of the Shenandoah: Winfield Scott Hancock

Department of the East: John Adams Dix

  • District of Northern New York: John Cleveland Robinson

Department of New Mexico: James Henry Carleton

Northern Department: Joseph Hooker

  • District of Illinois: John Cook
  • District of Indiana: Alvin Peterson Hovey
  • District of Michigan: Bennett Hoskin Hill

Department of the Pacific: Irvin McDowell

  • District of Arizona: John Sanford Mason
  •  District of California: George Wright
  • District of the Humboldt: Stephen Girard Whipple
  • District of Oregon: Reuben F Maury temporary
  • District of Southern California: James Freeman Curtis

Department of the Potomac: George Gordon Meade

  • Army of the Potomac: George Gordon Meade
    • II Corps Potomac: Andrew Atkinson Humphreys
    • V Corps Potomac: Charles Griffin
    • VI Corps Potomac: Horatio Gouverneur Wright
    • IX Corps Potomac: John Grubb Parke
  • Sheridan’s Cavalry Command Potomac: Philip Henry Sheridan
    • Cavalry Corps Potomac: Wesley Merritt

Department of the South: Quincy Adams Gillmore

  • North District (South): John Porter Hatch
  • District of Savannah: Henry Warner Birge
  • District of Beaufort (SC): Edward Elmer Potter
  • District of Hilton Head: Milton Smith Littlefield
  • District of Florida: Eliakim Parker Scammon

Department of Virginia: Edward Otho Cresap Ord

  • District of Eastern Virginia: George Henry Gordon
  • District of Virginia: Edward Otho Cresap Ord
  • District of Lynchburg: John Irvin Gregg
  • Army of the James: Edward Otho Cresap Ord
    • XXIV Corps James: John Gibbon
    • XXV Corps James: Godfrey Weitzel

Confederate Organisation

CSA: Peter Alexander Selkirk McGlashan promoted Brigadier-General PACS 5 April 1865 unconfirmed.

McGlashan, Peter Alexander Selkirk / Scotland-Georgia / Born 19 May 1831 Edinburgh, Scotland / Died Savannah, Georgia 13 June 1908
Private PACS 29th Georgia Infantry April 1861 / Sergeant PACS May 1861 / 1st Lieutenant PACS 50th Georgia Infantry 4 March 1862 / Captain PACS 1 October 1862 / Major PACS 24 February 1863 / Lieutenant-Colonel PACS 2 July 1863 / Colonel PACS 31 July 1863 / Brigadier-General PACS 5 April 1865 Unconfirmed / Paroled Johnson’s Island, Ohio 25 August 1865 / WIA 17 September 1862 WIA Cedar Creek 19 October 1864 CIA Sayler’s Creek 5 April 1865
Simms’ Brigade Kershaw’s Division I Corps Army of Northern Virginia January 1865 / Bryan’s Brigade Kershaw’s Division I Corps Army of Northern Virginia February 1865

Commander in Chief: President Jefferson Finis Davis
Vice-President: Alexander Hamilton Stephens
Secretary of War: John Cabell Breckinridge
Secretary of the Navy: Stephen Russell Mallory

General-in-Chief: Robert Edward Lee

  • Department of Alabama, Mississippi and Eastern Louisiana: Richard Taylor
    • Department of Kentucky: Hylan Benton Lyon
    • District of North Mississippi and West Tennessee: Marcus Joseph Wright
    • District of Southern Mississippi and Eastern Louisiana: William Feimster Tucker
      • Sub-District of Southwest Mississippi: Benjamin Grubb Humphreys
    • Gulf District: Dabney Herndon Maury
    • District of Alabama: Daniel Weisiger Adams
  • Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia: Joseph Eggleston Johnston
    • First District of North Carolina and Southern Virginia: Henry Alexander Wise
    • Second District of North Carolina and Southern Virginia: Laurence Simmons Baker
  • Department of Northern Virginia: Robert Edward Lee
    • Army of Northern Virginia: Robert Edward Lee
      • I Corps Northern Virginia: James Longstreet
      • II Corps Northern Virginia: John Brown Gordon
      • IV Corps Northern Virginia: Richard Heron Anderson
    • Valley District: Lunsford Lindsay Lomax
  • Department of Richmond: Richard Stoddert Ewell
  • Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida: Joseph Eggleston Johnston
    • District of Georgia: Daniel Harvey Hill
      • Sub-District of Northern Georgia: William Tatum Wofford
    • District of South Carolina: Samuel Jones
      • 1st Sub-District of South Carolina: James Heyward Trapier
      • 2nd Sub-District of South Carolina: Robert Ransom
      • 3rd Sub-District of South Carolina: William Booth Taliaferro
      • 5th Sub-District of South Carolina: vacant
    • District of Florida: Samuel Jones
  • Department of Tennessee and Georgia: Thomas Howell Cobb
    • District of Western North Carolina: James Green Martin
    • Army of Tennessee: Alexander Peter Stewart temporary
      • I Corps Tennessee: Daniel Harvey Hill temporary
      • II Corps Tennessee: Braxton Bragg
      • III Corps Tennessee: Edward Cary Walthall temporary
  • Department of East Tennessee and West Virginia: John Echols
  • 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: James Edwin Slaughter
        • Sub-District of the Rio Grande: Hamilton Prioleau Bee
      • Eastern Sub-District of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona: William Steele
      • Sub-District of Houston: Xavier Blanchard Debray
      • Northern Sub-District Texas, New Mexico and Arizona: Henry Eustace McCullough
      • District of Arkansas: James Fleming Fagan
    • District of West Louisiana: John George Walker
    • District of Indian Territory: Douglas Hancock Cooper
    • Trans-Mississippi Army: Edmund Kirby Smith
      • Reserve Corps Trans-Mississippi: Elkanah Brackin Greer
  • Reserve Forces of Alabama: Jones Mitchell Withers
  • Reserve Forces of Florida: William Miller
  • Reserve Forces of Georgia: Thomas Howell Cobb
  • Reserve Forces of Mississippi: William Lindsay Brandon
  • Reserve Forces of North Carolina: Theophilus Hunter Holmes
  • Reserve Forces of South Carolina: James Chesnut
  • Reserve Forces of Tennessee: John Cabell Breckinridge
  • Reserve Forces of Virginia: James Lawson Kemper

Union Generals

Note: Italics, awaiting confirmation of the commission

Lieutenant-General USA

Ulysses Simpson Grant

Major-General USA

Asterisk indicates concurrently Major-General USV

Henry Wager Halleck
William Tecumseh Sherman
George Gordon Meade
Philp Henry Sheridan
George Henry Thomas

Major-General USV

Asterisk indicates concurrently Brigadier-General USA

John Adams Dix
Nathaniel Prentiss Banks
Benjamin Franklin Butler
David Hunter
Ethan Allen Hitchcock
Irvin McDowell*
Ambrose Everett Burnside
William Starke Rosecrans*
John Pope*
Samuel Ryan Curtis
Franz Sigel
Lewis Wallace
George Cadwalader
Edward Otho Cresap Ord
Samuel Peter Heintzelman
Joseph Hooker*
Silas Casey
William Buel Franklin
Darius Nash Couch
Henry Warner Slocum
John James Peck
Alexander McDowell McCook
John Gray Foster
John Grubb Parke
Christopher Columbus Augur
Stephen Augustus Hurlbut
Gordon Granger
Lovell Harrison Rousseau
George Stoneman
Oliver Otis Howard*
Daniel Edgar Sickles
Robert Huston Milroy
Daniel Butterfield
Winfield Scott Hancock*
George Sykes
David Sloane Stanley
John McAllister Schofield*
John McAuley Palmer
Frederick Steele
Abner Doubleday
Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh Dana
John Alexander Logan
James Gilpatrick Blunt
George Lucas Hartsuff
Cadwallader Colden Washburn
Francis Jay Herron
Francis Preston Blair
Joseph Jones Reynolds
Carl Schurz
Gouverneur Kemble Warren
Alfred Pleasonton
Andrew Atkinson Humphreys
Quincy Adams Gillmore
William Farrar Smith
James Blair Steedman
Edward Richard Sprigg Canby
Horatio Gouverneur Wright
Andrew Jackson Smith
Grenville Mellen Dodge
John Gibbon
Peter Joseph Osterhaus
Joseph Antony Mower
George Crook
Godfrey Weitzel
Jacob Dolson Cox
William Babcock Hazen
John White Geary
Alfred Howe Terry*
Thomas John Wood
Charles Griffin

Brigadier-General USA

Brackets indicates concurrently Major-General USV

(Irvin McDowell)
(William Starke Rosecrans)
Philip St George Cooke
(John Pope)
(Joseph Hooker)
(Winfield Scott Hancock)
(John McAllister Schofield)
(Oliver Otis Howard)
(Alfred Howe Terry)

Brigadier-General USV

Thomas West Sherman
Benjamin Franklin Kelley
Alpheus Starkey Williams
James Brewerton Ricketts
Orlando Bolivar Willcox
Henry Hayes Lockwood
Samuel Davis Sturgis
Henry Washington Benham
William Farquhar Barry
John Joseph Abercrombie
Lawrence Pike Graham
Eleazar Arthur Paine RES
William Thomas Ward
John Gross Barnard
Innis Newton Palmer
Seth Williams
John Newton
George Wright
John Milton Brannan
John Porter Hatch
Albin Francisco Schoepf
Richard W Johnson
Adolph Wilhelm August Friedrich Von Steinwehr
George Washington Cullum
Thomas Jefferson McKean
Zealous Bates Tower
Jefferson Columbus Davis
James Henry Lane
William Scott Ketchum
John Wynn Davidson
Eugene Asa Carr
Thomas Alfred Davies
William Hemsley Emory
Marsena Rudolph Patrick
Orris Sanford Ferry
Henry Moses Judah
John Cook
John McArthur
Jacob Gartner Lauman
Horatio Phillips Van Cleve
Speed Smith Fry
Alexander Asboth
Robert Byington Mitchell
Cuvier Grover
Rufus Saxton
Benjamin Alvord
Napoleon Bonaparte Buford
Nathan Kimball
Charles Devens
Samuel Wylie Crawford
Henry Walton Wessells
James Henry Carleton
Absalom Baird
John Cleveland Robinson
Truman Seymour
Henry Prince
Maximilian Weber
Jeremiah Cutler Sullivan
Alvin Peterson Hovey
James Clifford Veatch
William Plummer Benton
John Curtis Caldwell
George Sears Greene
Samuel Powhatan Carter
Erastus Barnard Tyler
George Henry Gordon
Stephen Gano Burbridge
Washington Lafayette Elliott
Albion Parris Howe
Benjamin Stone Roberts
Fitz-Henry Warren
Morgan Lewis Smith
Charles Cruft
Frederick Salomon
Henry Shaw Briggs
James Dada Morgan
Johann August Ernst Willich
George Foster Shepley
John Reese Kenly
John Potts Slough
Gershom Mott
Henry Jackson Hunt
Francis Channing Barlow
Mason Brayman
Nathaniel James Jackson
George Washington Getty
Alfred Sully
William Woods Averell
Francis Barretto Spinola
Solomon Meredith
Eliakim Parker Scammon
Robert Seaman Granger
Joseph Rodman West
George Leonard Andrews
Clinton Bowen Fisk
William Hays
Israel Vogdes
Lewis Cass Hunt
Frank Wheaton
John Sanford Mason
David McMurtrie Gregg
Robert Ogden Tyler
Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert
Gilman Marston
William Dwight
Sullivan Amory Meredith
Nathaniel Collins McLean
William Vandever
Alexander Schimmelfennig
Charles Kinnaird Graham
John Eugene Smith
Joseph Tarr Copeland
Charles Adam Heckman
Edward Elmer Potter
Henry Beebee Carrington
John Haskell King
Adam Jacoby Slemmer
Thomas Hewson Neill
Thomas Gamble Pitcher
Thomas William Sweeny
William Passmore Carlin
Romeyn Beck Ayres
Richard Arnold
Edward Winslow Hinks
Michael Kelly Lawler
George Day Wagner
Lysander Cutler
Joseph Farmer Knipe
John Dunlap Stevenson
James Barnes
Edward Harland
Samuel Beatty
Franklin Stillman Nickerson
Edward Henry Hobson
Joseph Dana Webster
William Harrow
William Hopkins Morris
Thomas Howard Ruger
Elias Smith Dennis
Thomas Church Haskell Smith
Mortimer Dormer Leggett
Davis Tillson
Albert Lindley Lee
Marcellus Monroe Crocker
Egbert Benson Brown
John McNeil
George Francis McGinnis
Hugh Boyle Ewing
James Winning McMillan
John Blair Smith Todd
Daniel Ullmann
George Jerrison Stannard
Henry Baxter
John Milton Thayer
Charles Thomas Campbell
Halbert Eleazer Paine
Robert Brown Potter
Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn
Henry Hastings Sibley
Joseph Bradford Carr
Joseph Jackson Bartlett
Patrick Edward Connor
John Parker Hawkins
Gabriel René Paul
Edward Augustus Wild
Adelbert Ames
William Birney
Daniel Henry Rucker
Robert Allen
Rufus Ingalls
Alexander Shaler
Benjamin Henry Grierson
Robert Sanford Foster
Alexander Stewart Webb
Alfred Napoleon Alexander Duffié
Walter Chiles Whitaker
Wesley Merritt
George Armstrong Custer
William Denison Whipple
John Converse Starkweather
Kenner Garrard
Charles Robert Woods
John Benjamin Sanborn
Giles Alexander Smith
Jasper Adalmorn Maltby
Thomas Kilby Smith
Walter Quintin Gresham
Manning Ferguson Force
Robert Alexander Cameron
John Murray Corse
John Aaron Rawlins
Alvan Cullem Gillem
John Wesley Turner
Henry Eugene Davies
Andrew Jackson Hamilton
Henry Warner Birge
James Harrison Wilson
Adin Ballou Underwood
Augustus Louis Chetlain
Thomas Francis Meagher
William Anderson Pile
John Wallace Fuller
John Franklin Miller
Philippe Régis Dénis de Keredern De Trobriand
Cyrus Bussey
Christopher Columbus Andrews
Edward Moody McCook
Lewis Addison Grant
Edward Hatch
August Valentine Kautz
Francis Fessenden
John Rutter Brooke
John Frederick Hartranft
Samuel Sprigg Carroll
Simon Goodell Griffin
Emory Upton
Nelson Appleton Miles
Joseph Hayes
Byron Root Pierce
Selden Connor
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
Elliott Warren Rice
William Francis Bartlett
Edward Stuyvesant Bragg
Martin Davis Hardin
Charles Jackson Paine
Gustavus Adolphus De Russy
John Baillie McIntosh
George Henry Chapman
William Grose
Joseph Alexander Cooper
John Thomas Croxton
John Wilson Sprague
James William Reilly
Luther Prentice Bradley
Charles Carroll Walcutt
William Worth Belknap
Joseph Abel Haskin
James Deering Fessenden
Eli Long
Thomas Wilberforce Egan
Joseph Roswell Hawley
William Henry Seward
Isaac Hardin Duval
John Edwards
Thomas Alfred Smyth
Ferdinand Van Derveer
Thomas Casimer Devin
Alfred Gibbs
Ranald Slidell Mackenzie
Rutherford Birchard Hayes
James Richard Slack
Thomas John Lucas
Edmund Jackson Davis
Joseph Bailey
George Lafayette Beal
Henry Goddard Thomas
Cyrus Hamlin
Patrick Henry Jones
John Morrison Oliver
Robert Kingston Scott
James Sidney Robinson
Benjamin Franklin Potts
John Grant Mitchell
James Alexander Williamson
Newton Martin Curtis
Charles Camp Doolittle
Stephen Thomas
James Isham Gilbert
Green Berry Raum
Galusha Pennypacker
Charles John Stolbrand
Wager Swayne
Charles Ewing
Stewart Van Vliet
Thomas Maley Harris
John Henry Ketcham
Frederick Tracy Dent

Brigadier-General USA (Staff)

Montgomery Cunningham Meigs (Quartermaster-General)
Lorenzo Thomas
George Douglas Ramsay
James Barnet Fry (Provost Marshal)
Richard Delafield (Engineers)
Joseph Holt (Judge Advocate-General)
Amos Beebe Eaton (Commissary-General of Subsistence)
Joseph K Barnes (Surgeon-General)
Alexander Brydie Dyer (Ordnance)

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
Edmund Kirby Smith

Lieutenant-General PACS

James Longstreet
Theophilus Hunter Holmes
William Joseph Hardee
Richard Stoddert Ewell
John Bell Hood
Richard Taylor
Richard Heron Anderson
Alexander Peter Stewart
Stephen Dill Lee
Simon Bolivar Buckner
Wade Hampton
Nathan Bedford Forrest

Major-General PACS

Benjamin Huger
John Bankhead Magruder
Mansfield Lovell
William Wing Loring
Sterling Price
Benjamin Franklin Cheatham
Samuel Jones
John Porter McCown
Daniel Harvey Hill
Thomas Carmichael Hindman
John Cabell Breckinridge
Lafayette McLaws
Samuel Gibbs French
George Edward Pickett
Carter Littlepage Stevenson
John Horace Forney
Dabney Herndon Maury
Martin Luther Smith
John George Walker
Arnold Elzey
Franklin Gardner
Isaac Ridgeway Trimble
Joseph Wheeler
Edward Johnson
Henry Heth
Robert Ransom
Jones Mitchell Withers
Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox
Fitzhugh Lee
Howell Cobb
John Austin Wharton
William Thompson Martin
Charles William Field
James Patton Anderson
William Brimage Bate
Robert Frederick Hoke
William Henry Fitzhugh Lee
James Fleming Fagan
John Brown Gordon
Joseph Brevard Kershaw
Bushrod Rust Johnson
Edward Cary Walthall
Henry Delamar Clayton
William Mahone
John Calvin Brown
Lunsford Lindsay Lomax
James Lawson Kemper
Matthew Calbraith Butler
George Washington Custis Lee
Thomas Lafayette Rosser
Ambrose Ransom Wright
Pierce Manning Butler Young
Bryan Grimes
Thomas James Churchill
John Sappington Marmaduke

Brigadier-General PACS

Alexander Robert Lawton
Henry Alexander Wise
Henry Hopkins Sibley
Gideon Johnson Pillow
Daniel Ruggles
Roswell Sabine Ripley
Paul Octave Hébert
Gabriel James Rains
Thomas Fenwick Drayton
Nathan George Evans
James Heyward Trapier
Hugh Weedon Mercer
William Montgomery Gardner
Raleigh Edward Colston
John King Jackson
James Ronald Chalmers
Daniel Leadbetter
William Whann Mackall
Winfield Scott Featherston
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