General Officers Alphabetical Union V to Z

Generals of the Union Army, 1861-1865

Alphabetical V to Z

Field Commands listed from Brigade to Army; Chief of Bureau at Army or Department Level; Territorial Commands from Sub-District to Military Division

Van Alen, James Henry / New York / Born 17 August 1819 Kinderhook, New York / Died Atlantic Ocean 22 July 1886
Colonel USV 3rd New York Cavalry 28 August 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 16 April 1862 to rank from 15 April 1862 / ADC (J Hooker) 4 April 1863-7 May 1863 / Resigned USV 14 July 1863
Cavalry II Corps Army of the Potomac April 1862

Van Cleve, Horatio Phillips / New Jersey / Born 23 November 1809 Princeton, New Jersey / Died Minneapolis, Minnesota 24 April 1891
USMA 1 July 1831 24/33 Infantry / Cadet USMA 1 July 1827 / 5th US Infantry 1 July 1831 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 31 December 1834 / Resigned USA 11 September 1836 / Colonel USV 2nd Minnesota Infantry 22 July 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 22 March 1862 to rank from 21 March 1862 / Mustered Out USV 24 August 1865 / Adjutant-General Minnesota Militia 1866-1870 / Adjutant-General Minnesota Militia 1876-1882 / 2nd Lieutenant USA Retired 19 June 1890 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1831 Brevet Major-General USV 13 March 1865 / WIA Stones River 31 December 1862
14th Brigade 5th Division Army of the Ohio 9 March 1862-29 September 1862 / 5th Division II Corps Army of the Ohio 29 September 1862-24 October 1862 / 5th Division II Corps Army of the Cumberland 24 October 1862-5 November 1862 / 3rd Division Left Wing XIV Corps Army of the Cumberland 5 November 1862-31 December 1862 / 3rd Division XXI Corps Army of the Cumberland 13 March 1863-9 October 1863 / 2nd Brigade 23rd Division District of Nashville 2 January 1864-14 April 1864 / 1st Brigade District of Middle Tennessee March 1865-September 1865

Van Derveer, Ferdinand / Ohio / Born 27 February 1823 Middletown, Ohio / Died Hamilton, Ohio 5 November 1892
1st Sergeant USV 1st Ohio Infantry 31 May 1846 / 1st Lieutenant USV Assistant Adjutant-General 2 September 1846 / Captain USV 5 October 1846 / Mustered Out USV 12 June 1847 / Colonel USV 35th Ohio Infantry 24 September 1861 / Mustered Out USV 26 August 1864 / Brigadier-General USV 4 October 1864 / Resigned USV 15 June 1865
2nd Brigade 1st Division Army of the Ohio 6 August 1862-29 September 1862 / 3rd Brigade 3rd Division XIV Corps Army of the Cumberland 28 January 1863-10 October 1863 / 2nd Brigade 3rd Division XIV Corps Army of the Cumberland 30 November 1863-14 January 1864 / 2nd Brigade 3rd Division XIV Corps Army of the Cumberland 16 February 1864-26 June 1864 / 2nd Brigade 2nd Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 8 February 1865-5 June 1865

Vandever, William / Maryland / Born 31 March 1817 Baltimore, Maryland / Died Ventura, California 23 July 1893
Colonel USV 9th Iowa Infantry 24 September 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 29 November 1862 / Mustered Out USV 24 August 1865 / Brevet Major-General USV 7 June 1865
2nd Brigade 4th Division Army of the Southwest 9 February 1862-13 May 1862 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division I Corps Army of the Mississippi 4 January 1863-12 January 1863 / 1st Brigade 9th Division XIII Corps Army of the Tennessee 2 January 1863-4 February 1863 / 2nd Division Army of the Frontier 24 May 1863-5 June 1863 / 1st Brigade Herron’s Division XIII Corps Army of the Tennessee 11 June 1863-28 July 1863 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division XIII Corps Army of the Tennessee 28 July 1863-7 August 1863 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division XIII Corps Department of the Gulf 7 August 1863-25 August 1863 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division XIII Corps Department of the Gulf 6 October 1863-11 November 1863 / 3rd Brigade 2nd Division XIV Corps Army of the Tennessee 20 June 1864-2 August 1864 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division XIV Corps Army of the Cumberland 18 January 1865-23 June 1865 / 2nd Division XIV Corps Army of the Cumberland 23 June 1865-18 July 1865

Van Vliet, Stewart / New York / Born 21 July 1815 Ferrisburg, Vermont / Died Washington, District of Columbia 28 March 1901
USMA 1 July 1840 9/42 Artillery-Quartermaster’s Department / Cadet USMA 1 July 1836 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 3rd US Artillery 1 July 1840 / 1st Lieutenant USA 3rd US Artillery 19 November 1843 / Regt Quartermaster 28 March 1847-7 June 1847 / Captain USA Assistant Quartermaster 4 June 1847 / Captain USA 24 December 1853-24 December 1853 / Major USA Quartermaster 3 August 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 23 September 1861 Expired Unconfirmed 17 July 1862 / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 23 November 1865 to rank from 13 March 1865 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA Deputy Quartermaster-General 29 July 1866 / Mustered Out USV 1 September 1866 / Colonel USA Assistant Quartermaster-General 6 June 1872 / Retired USA 22 January 1881 / Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 28 October 1864 Brevet Colonel USA 28 October 1864 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 28 October 1864
Quartermaster Army of the Potomac 20 August 1861-10 July 1862 / Quartermaster Department of the East 1863-1865

Van Wyck, Charles Henry / New York / Born 10 May 1824 Poughkeepsie, New York / Died Washington, District of Columbia 24 October 1895
Colonel USV 56th New York Infantry 4 September 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 27 September 1865 / Mustered Out USV 15 January 1866 / Brevet Brigadier-General USV 13 March 1865 / WIA Fair Oaks 31 May 1862
1st Brigade Coast Division Department of the South 27 January 1865 / District of Western South Carolina 23 June 1865-27 June 1865

Veatch, James Clifford / Indiana / Born 19 December 1819 Elizabethtown, Indiana / Died Rockport, Indiana 22 December 1895
Colonel USV 25th Indiana Infantry 19 August 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 30 April 1862 to rank from 28 April 1862 / Mustered Out USV 24 August 1865 / Adjutant-General Indiana Militia 1869 / Brevet Major-General USV 26 March 1865 / WIA Hatchie River 5 October 1862
2nd Brigade 4th Division District of West Tennessee 17 February 1862-11 March 1862 / 2nd Brigade 4th Division Army of the Tennessee 11 March 1862-July 1862 / 2nd Brigade 4th Division District of Memphis July 1862-24 September 1862 / 2nd Brigade 4th Division District of Jackson 24 September 1862-26 October 1862 / District of Memphis 6 January 1863-14 January 1863 / Sub-District of Memphis 15 January 1863-25 January 1864 / 4th Division District of Corinth 25 January 1864-17 July 1864 / District of West Tennessee 8 December 1864-3 February 1865 / 1st Division Reserve Corps Department of the Gulf 4 February 1865-18 February 1865 / 1st Division XIII Corps Department of the Gulf 18 February 1865-25 May 1865

Vielé, Egbert Ludovicus / New York / Born 17 June 1825 Waterford, New York / Died New York, New York 22 April 1902
USMA 1 July 1847 30/38 Infantry / Cadet USMA 1 July 1842 / 2nd US Infantry 1 July 1847 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 1st US Infantry 8 September 1847 / 1st Lieutenant USA 26 October 1850 / Resigned USA 1 June 1853 / Captain Engineers New York Militia 19 April 1861 / Captain 7th New York Militia 30 April 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 17 August 1861 / Resigned USV 23 October 1863 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1847
1st Brigade Port Royal Expedition 19 September 1861-15 March 1862 / Vielé’s Brigade Department of Virginia 8 May 1862-1 June 1862 / Norfolk VII Corps Department of Virginia 4 July 1863

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

Vogdes, Israel / Pennsylvania / Born 4 August 1816 Willistown, Pennsylvania / Died New York, New York 7 December 1889
USMA 1 July 1837 11/50 Artillery / Cadet USMA 1 July 1833 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 1st US Artillery 1 July 1837 / 1st Lieutenant USA 9 July 1838 / Captain USA 20 August 1847 / Major USA 14 May 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 29 November 1862 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 5th US Artillery 1 June 1863 / Colonel USA 1st US Artillery 1 August 1863 / Mustered Out USV 15 January 1866 / Retired USA 2 January 1881 / Brevet Brigadier-General USA 9 April 1865 / CIA Santa Rosa Island 9 October 1861 Exchanged 15 August 1862
Chief of Artillery Department of Florida 21 January 1861 / Folly Island Department of the South 8 April 1863-19 July 1863 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division Morris Island X Corps Department of the South 19 July 1863-1 August 1863 / North Folly Island X Corps Department of the South 16 August 1863-16 December 1863 / 2nd Brigade District of Florida 25 February 1864-28 February 1864 / Defences of Norfolk and Portsmouth 18 April 1864-8 March 1865 / District of Florida 19 April 1865-10 July 1865

Wade, Melancthon Smith / Ohio / Born 2 December 1802 Cincinnati, Ohio / Died Cincinnati, Ohio 11 August 1868
Sergeant Ohio Militia / Captain Ohio Militia / Brigadier-General Ohio Militia 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 1 October 1861 Rejected 18 March 1862/ Resigned USV 18 March 1862

Wadsworth, James Samuel / New York / Born 30 October 1807 Geneseo, New York / DOW Wilderness, Virginia 8 May 1864
Major-General New York Militia May 1861 / ADC (I McDowell) 8 June 1861-19 August 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 9 August 1861 / Major-General USV 5 May 1864 Withdrawn / Brevet Major-General USV 6 May 1864 posthumously / MWIA & CIA Wilderness 6 May 1864
2nd Brigade McDowell’s Division Army of the Potomac 3 October 1861 / Wadsworth’s Division Army of the Potomac 3 October 1861-12 March 1862 / 2nd Brigade 3rd Division I Corps Army of the Potomac 12 March 1862-17 March 1862 / Military District of Washington 17 March 1862-7 September 1862 / 1st Division I Corps Army of the Potomac 27 December 1862-2 January 1863 / I Corps Potomac 2 January 1863-4 January 1863 / 1st Division I Corps Army of the Potomac 4 January 1863-27 February 1863 / I Corps Potomac 1 March 1863-9 March 1863 / 1st Division I Corps Army of the Potomac 9 March 1863-15 June 1863 / I Corps Potomac 12 March 1864-13 March 1864 / 4th Division V Corps Army of the Potomac 25 March 1864-6 May 1864

Wagner, George Day / Ohio / Born 22 September 1829 Ross, Ohio / Died Indianapolis, Indiana 13 February 1869
Colonel USV 15th Indiana Infantry 14 June 1861 / Brigadier-General USV4 April 1863 to rank from 29 November 1862 / Mustered Out USV 24 August 1865
21st Brigade 6th Division Army of the Ohio 11 February 1862-29 September 1862 / 21st Brigade 6th Division II Corps Army of the Ohio 29 September 1862-24 October 1862 / 21st Brigade 6th Division II Corps Army of the Cumberland 24 October 1862-5 November 1862 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division Left Wing XIV Corps Army of the Cumberland 5 November 1862-9 January 1863 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division XXI Corps Army of the Cumberland 9 January 1863-20 January 1863 / 1st Division XXI Corps Army of the Cumberland 19 February 1863-13 April 1863 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division XXI Corps Army of the Cumberland 13 April 1863-9 October 1863 / 2nd Brigade 2nd Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 10 October 1863-12 January 1864 / 2nd Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 17 February 1864-27 February 1864 / 2nd Brigade 2nd Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 21 April 1864-10 June 1864 / 2nd Brigade 2nd Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 15 June 1864-30 September 1864 / 2nd Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 30 September 1864-2 December 1864 / District of St Louis 9 December 1864-19 June 1865

Walcutt, Charles Carroll / Ohio / Born 12 February 1838 Columbus, Ohio / Died Omaha, Nebraska 2 May 1898
Major Ohio Militia June 1861 / Major USV 46th Ohio Infantry 1 October 1861 / Lieutenant-Colonel USV 30 January 1862 / Colonel USV 16 October 1862 / Brigadier-General USV 30 July 1864 / Mustered Out USV 15 January 1866 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 10th US Cavalry 28 July 1866 / Resigned USA 1 December 1866 / Brevet Major-General USV 13 March 1865 / WIA Shiloh 6 April 1862 WIA Griswoldville 22 November 1864
1st Brigade 1st Division XVII Corps Army of the Tennessee 19 January 1863-20 January 1863 / 1st Brigade 1st Division XVI Corps Army of the Tennessee 20 January 1863-19 February 1863 / 2nd Brigade 4th Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 25 November 1863-12 March 1864 / 2nd Brigade 4th Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 15 April 1864-14 September 1864 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 25 September 1864-22 November 1864 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 28 March 1865-4 April 1865 / 1st Division XIV Corps Army of the Cumberland 4 April 1865-12 June 1865

Wallace, Lewis (Lew) / Indiana / Born 10 April 1827 Brookville, Indiana / Died Crawfordsville, Indiana 15 February 1905
2nd Lieutenant USV 1st Indiana Infantry 18 June 1846 / Mustered Out USV 15 June 1847 / Adjutant-General Indiana Militia 16 April 1861 / Colonel USV 11th Indiana Infantry 25 April 1861 / Mustered Out USV 4 August 1861 / Colonel 11th Indiana Militia 31 August 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 3 September 1861 / Major-General USV 22 March 1862 to rank from 21 March 1862 / Resigned USV 30 November 1865
Wallace’s Brigade Western Department September 1861-1 February 1862 / 3rd Division District of Cairo 1 February 1862-6 February 1862 / 3rd Division Army of West Tennessee 6 February 1862-11 March 1862 / 3rd Division Army of the Tennessee 11 March 1862-June 1862 / Middle Department 12 March 1864-30 January 1865 / VIII Corps Middle 22 March 1864-1 February 1865 / Middle Department 19 April 1865 -27 July 1865 / VIII Corps Middle 19 April 1865-1 August 1865

Wallace, William Hervey Lamm (Harvey Lamb) / Ohio / Born 8 July 1821 Urbana, Ohio / DOW Savannah, Tennessee 10 April 1862
Private USV 1st Illinois Infantry 1846 / 2nd Lieutenant USV 22 June 1846 / Mustered Out USV 17 June 1847 / Colonel USV 11th Illinois Infantry 1 May 1861 / Mustered Out USV 30 June 1861 / Colonel USV 11th Illinois Infantry 30 July 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 22 March 182 to rank from 21 March 1862 / MWIA Shiloh 6 April 1862
3rd Brigade District of Southeast Missouri September 1861-14 October 1861 / 3rd Brigade District of Cairo 14 October 1861-1 February 1862 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division District of Cairo 1 February 1862-17 February 1862 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division Army of West Tennessee 17 February 1862-11 March 1862 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division Army of the Tennessee 11 March 1862-29 March 1862 / 2nd Division Army of the Tennessee 2 April 1862-6 April 1862

Ward, John Henry Hobart / New York / Born 17 June 1823 New York City, New York / Died Monroe, New York 28 July 1903
Private USA 7th US Infantry 13 April 1842 / Corporal USA / Sergeant USA / Sergeant-Major USA 7th US Infantry / Discharged USA 13 April 1847 / Assistant Commissary General of Subsistence New York Militia 1851-1855 / Commissary General of Subsistence New York Militia 1855-1859 / Colonel USV 38th New York Infantry 8 June 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 4 October 1862 / Mustered Out USV 18 July 1864 / WIA Monterrey September 1847 WIA Wapping Heights 1863 WIA Kelly’s Ford 1863 WIA Gettysburg 2 July 1863 WIA Wapping Heights 23 July 1863 WIA Rappahannock Station 7 November 1863 WIA Spotsylvania 12 May 1864
2nd Brigade 3rd Division Department of Northeastern Virginia 21 July 1861-August 1861 / 2nd Brigade 3rd Division III Corps Army of the Potomac 30 May 1862-9 June 1862 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division III Corps Army of the Potomac 1 September 1862-13 September 1862 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division III Corps Army of the Potomac 30 October 1862-26 January 1863 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division III Corps Army of the Potomac 15 February 1863-March 1863 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division III Corps Army of the Potomac April 1863-29 May 1863 / 1st Division III Corps Army of the Potomac 29 May 1863-3 June 1863 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division III Corps Army of the Potomac 3 June 1863-2 July 1863 / 1st Division III Corps Army of the Potomac 2 July 1863-7 July 1863 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division III Corps Army of the Potomac 7 July 1863-August 1863 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division III Corps Army of the Potomac September 1863-29 December 1863 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division III Corps Army of the Potomac 17 January 1864-28 January 1864 / 1st Division III Corps Army of the Potomac 28 January 1864-17 February 1864 / 1st Brigade 3rd Division II Corps Army of the Potomac 20 April 1864-12 May 1864

Ward, William Thomas / Kentucky / Born 9 August 1808 Amelia, Virginia / Died Louisville, Kentucky 12 October 1878
Major USV 4th Kentucky Infantry 4 October 1847 / Mustered Out USV 25 July 1848 / Brigadier-General USV 18 September 1861 / Mustered Out USV 24 August 1865 / Brevet Major-General USV 24 February 1865 / WIA Resaca 15 May 1864
16th Brigade Army of the Ohio November 1861-March 1862 / Ward’s Brigade 6th Division Army of the Ohio March 1862-September 1862 / Ward’s Brigade 12th Division Army of the Ohio 29 September 1862-5 November 1862 / Ward’s Brigade 3rd Division Gallatin Reserve Corps Army of the Cumberland 24 November 1862-14 May 1863 / 2nd Brigade 3rd Division Reserve Corps Army of the Cumberland 8 June 1863-9 October 1863 / Ward’s Brigade 1st Division Nashville Army of the Cumberland 9 October 1863-2 January 1864 / 1st Division XI Corps Army of the Cumberland 2 January 1864-14 April 1864 / 1st Brigade 3rd Division XX Corps Army of the Potomac 14 May 1864-15 May 1864 / 1st Brigade 3rd Division XX Corps Army of the Potomac 15 May 1864-29 June 1864 / 3rd Division XX Corps Army of the Cumberland 29 June 1864-23 September 1864 / 3rd Division XX Corps Army of the Cumberland 25 October 1864-9 November 1864 / 3rd Division XX Corps Army of Georgia 9 November 1864-14 June 1865

Warner, James Meech / Vermont / Born 29 January 1836 Middlebury, Vermont / Died New York, New York 16 March 1897
USMA 1 July 1860 40/41 Infantry / 10th US Infantry / Cadet USMA 1 July 1855 / 10th US Infantry 10 July 1860 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 8th US Infantry 28 February 1861 / 1st Lieutenant USA 30 May 1861 / Colonel USV 11th Vermont Infantry 1 September 1862 / 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery 10 December 1862 / Captain USA 8 October 1864 / Brigadier-General USV 8 May 1865 / Mustered Out USV 15 January 1866 / Resigned USA 13 February 1866 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1860 / Brevet Brigadier-General USV 1 August 1864 Brevet Major USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Colonel USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 / WIA Spotsylvania 12 May 1864
1st Brigade Defences North of the Potomac 26 March 1864-12 May 1864 / 1st Brigade Hardin’s Division Department of Washington July 1864-18 September 1864/ 2nd Brigade 2nd Division VI Corps Army of the Shenandoah 18 September 1864-21 September 1864 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division VI Corps Army of the Shenandoah 21 September 1864-6 December 1864 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 6 December 1864-22 April 1865 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 2 May 1865-28 June 1865

Warren, Fitz-Henry / Massachusetts / Born 11 January 1816 Brimfield, Massachusetts / Died Brimfield, Massachusetts 21 June 1878
Colonel USV 1st Iowa Cavalry 13 June 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 18 July 1862 to rank from 16 July 1862 / Mustered Out USV 24 August 1865 / Brevet Major-General USV 14 August 1865
2nd Brigade 2nd Division Army of Southwest Missouri February 1863-March 1863 / 1st Brigade 1st Division XIII Corps Department of the Gulf 12 December 1863-28 January 1864 / 1st Brigade 1st Division XIII Corps Department of the Gulf 30 January 1864-8 February 1864 / 1st Division XIII Corps Department of the Gulf 8 February 1864-11 March 1864 / 1st Brigade 1st Division XIII Corps Department of the Gulf 11 March 1864-3 April 1864 / 1st Division XIII Corps Department of the Gulf 5 April 1864-23 May 1864 / District of Baton Rouge 31 May 1864-13 June 1864 / Forces in Texas Military Division of West Mississippi 13 June 1864-1 August 1864

Warren, Gouverneur Kemble / New York / Born 8 January 1830 Cold Spring, New York / Died Newport, Rhode Island 8 August 1882
USMA 1 July 1850 2/44 Topographical Engineers / Cadet USMA 1 July 1846 / Topographical Engineers 1 July 1850 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 September 1854 / 1st Lieutenant 1 July 1856 / Lieutenant-Colonel USV 5th New York Infantry 14 May 1861 / Captain USA 1 September 1861 / Colonel USV 11 September 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 26 September 1862 / Engineers 3 March 1863 / Major-General USV 8 August 1863 to rank from 3 May 1863 / Major USA 25 June 1864 / Resigned USV 27 May 1865 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 4 March 1879 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1850 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 27 June 1862 Brevet Colonel USA 4 July 1863 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Major-General USA 13 March 1865 / WIA Gaines’ Mill 27 May 1862 WIA Gettysburg 2 July 1863
3rd Brigade 2nd Division V Corps Army of the Potomac 13 May 1862-December 1862 / 3rd Brigade 2nd Division V Corps Army of the Potomac January 1863-5 February 1863 / Topographical Engineer Army of the Potomac January 1863-8 June 1863 / Chief Engineer Army of the Potomac 8 June 1863-12 August 1863 / II Corps Potomac 16 August 1863-26 August 1863 / II Corps Potomac 2 September 1863-10 October 1863 / II Corps Potomac 12 October 1863-16 December 1863 / II Corps Potomac 29 December 1863-9 January 1864 / II Corps Potomac 15 January 1864-24 March 1864 / V Corps Potomac 23 March 1864-2 January 1865 / V Corps Potomac 27 January 1865-1 April 1865 / Defences of Petersburg 1 April 1865-1 May 1865 / Department of the Mississippi 1 May 1865-27 June 1865

Washburn, Cadwallader Colden / Maine / Born 22 April 1818 Livermore, Maine / Died Eureka Springs, Arkansas 15 May 1882
Colonel USV 2nd Wisconsin Cavalry 6 February 1862 / Brigadier-General USV 18 July 1862 to rank from 16 July 1862 / Major-General USV 13 March 1863 to rank from 29 November 1862 / Resigned USV 25 May 1865 / CIA Memphis 21 August 1864 Exchanged
Cavalry 3rd Division District of Arkansas 2 November 1862-21 January 1863 / Cavalry 2nd Division XIII Corps Army of the Tennessee 8 February 1863-3 April 1863 / 1st Division Cavalry District of Corinth 31 March 1863-9 June 1863 / Cavalry Division District of Eastern Arkansas May 1863-June 1863 / XIII Corps Tennessee 28 July 1863-28 July 1863 / XIII Corps Gulf 7 August 1863-15 September 1863 / 1st Division XIII Corps Department of the Gulf 15 September 1863-19 October 1863 / XIII Corps Gulf 19 October 1863-25 October 1863 / 1st Division XIII Corps Department of the Gulf 26 October 1863-25 November 1863 / XIII Corps Gulf 26 October 1863-8 January 1864 / District of West Tennessee 17 April 1864-28 November 1864 / District of Vicksburg 8 December 1864-11 February 1865 / District of West Tennessee 4 March 1865-25 May 1865

Watkins, Louis Douglass / Florida / Born 29 November 1833 Tallahassee, Florida / Died New Orleans, Louisiana 29 March 1868
District of Columbia Militia / Private USV 3rd Battalion District of Columbia Militia 15 April 1861 / Mustered Out USV 15 April 1861 / 1st Lieutenant USA 14th US Infantry 14 May 1861 / 2nd US Cavalry 22 June 1861 / 5th US Cavalry 3 August 1861 / Captain USA 17 July 1862 / ADC (A J Smith) July 1862-December 1862 / Colonel USV 6th Kentucky Cavalry 1 February 1863 / Brigadier-General USV 25 September 1865 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 20th US Infantry 28 July 1866 / Mustered Out USV 1 September 1866 / Brevet Major USA 8 January 1863 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 5 March 1863 Brevet Brigadier-General USV 24 June 1864 Brevet Colonel USA 24 June 1864 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 / WIA Gaines’ Mill 27 May 1862
Cavalry Army of Kentucky December 1862-January 1863 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division Cavalry Department of the Cumberland 8 July 1863-5 July 1864 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division Department of the Cumberland 10 August 1864-29 October 1864 / 3rd Brigade 12th Division Cavalry Corps Military Division of the Mississippi 29 October 1864-23 January 1865

Webb, Alexander Stewart / New York / Born 15 February 1835 New York City, New York / Died Riverdale, New York 12 February 1911
USMA 1 July 1855 13/34 Artillery / Cadet USMA 1 July 1851 / 4th US Artillery 1 July 1855 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 2nd US Artillery 20 October 1855 / 1st Lieutenant USA 28 April 1861 / Captain USA 11th US Infantry 14 May 1861 / Major USV 1st Rhode Island Artillery 14 September 1861 / ADC (W F Barry) April 1862 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA Assistant Adjutant-General 20 August 1862-28 June 1863 / Brigadier-General USV 1 July 1863 to rank from 23 June 1863 / Mustered Out USV 15 January 1866 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 44th US Infantry 28 July 1866 / 5th US Infantry 5 March 1869 / Discharged USA 5 December 1870 / Brevet 2 Lt USA 1 July 1855 Brevet Major USA 3 July 1863 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 11 October 1863 Brevet Colonel USA 12 May 1864 Brevet Major-General USV 1 August 1864 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Major-General USA 13 March 1865 Medal of Honor 3 July 1863 / WIA Gettysburg 3 July 1863 WIA Spotsylvania 12 May 1864
2nd Brigade 2nd Division II Corps Army of the Potomac 28 June 1863-15 August 1863 / 2nd Division II Corps Army of the Potomac 15 August 1863-10 December 1863 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division II Corps Army of the Potomac 25 March 1864-12 May 1864 / Chief of Staff Army of the Potomac 11 January 1865-28 June 1865 / Assistant Inspector-General Military Division of the Atlantic 1 July 1865-21 February 1866

Weber, Max (Maximilian Von Weber) / Germany / Born 27 August 1824 Achern, Baden / Died Brooklyn, New York 15 June 1901
Baden Military Academy 1843 / Lieutenant Baden Army / Colonel USV 20th New York 9 May 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 30 April 1862 to rank from 28 April 1862 / Resigned USV 13 May 1865 / Brevet Major-General USV 13 March 1865 Unconfirmed / WIA Antietam 17 September 1862
Weber’s Brigade Department of Virginia 8 May 1862-22 July 1862 / Weber’s Brigade VII Corps Department of Virginia 22 July 1862-8 September 1862 / 3rd Brigade 2nd Division II Corps Army of the Potomac 12 September 1862-17 September 1862 / Reserve Division Harper’s Ferry Department of West Virginia 3 April 1864-24 May 1864 / District of Harper’s Ferry 8 August 1864-15 August 1864 / Reserve Division Department of West Virginia 15 August 1864-20 October 1864

Webster, Joseph Dana / New Hampshire / Born 25 August 1811 Hampton, New Hampshire / Died Chicago, Illinois 12 March 1876
2nd Lieutenant USA Topographical Engineers 7 July 1838 / 1st Lieutenant USA 14 July 1849 / Captain USA 3 March 1853 / Resigned USA 7 April 1854 / Major USV Paymaster 1 June 1861 / Colonel USV 1st Illinois Artillery 1 February 1862 / Brigadier-General USV 4 April 1863 to rank from 29 November 1862 / Resigned USV 6 November 1865 / Brevet Major-General USV 13 March 1865
Chief of Staff District of Southeast Missouri September 1861-23 December 1861 / Chief of Staff Army of the Tennessee 11 March 1862-1 November 1862 / Chief of Staff Military Division of the Mississippi March 1864-November 1865

Weitzel, Godfrey / Ohio / Born 1 November 1835 Cincinnati, Ohio / Died Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19 March 1884
USMA1 July 1855 2/34 1855 Engineers / Cadet USMA 1 July 1851 / Engineers 1 July 1855 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 27 July 1856 / 1st Lieutenant USA 1 July 1860 / Brigadier-General USV 29 August 1862 / Captain USA 3 March 1863 / Major-General USV 17 November 1864 / Mustered Out USV 1 March 1866 / Major USA Engineers 8 August 1866 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 23 June 1882 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1855 Brevet Major USA 27 October 1862 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 8 July 1863 Brevet Major-General USV 26 August 1864 Brevet Colonel USA 29 September 1864 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Major-General USA 13 March 1865
Chief Engineer Department of the Gulf 22 February 1862-29 August 1862 / Weitzel’s Brigade Department of the Gulf 22 September 1862-9 November 1862 / District of La Fourche 9 November 1862-29 April 1863 / 2ND Brigade 1st Division XIX Corps Department of the Gulf 12 January 1863-14 May 1863 / 1st Division XIX Corps Department of the Gulf 15 July 1863-28 July 1863 / 1st Division XIX Corps Department of the Gulf 1 September 1863-13 December 1863 / Chief Engineer Department of Virginia and North Carolina April 1864-May 1864 / 2nd Division XVIII Corps Army of the James 7 May 1864-20 May 1864 / Chief Engineer Army of the James June 1864-30 September 1864 / XVIII Corps James 1 October 1864-3 December 1864 / XXV Corps James 3 December 1864-1 January 1865 / XXV Corps James 2 February 1865-23 May 1865 / XXV Corps Texas 23 May 1865-8 January 1866

Wells, William / Vermont / Born 14 December 1837 Waterbury, Vermont / Died New York, New York 29 April 1892
Private USV 1st Vermont Cavalry 9 September 1861 / 1st Lieutenant USV 14 October 1861 / Captain USV 19 November 1861 / Major USV 30 December 1862 / Colonel USV 2 July 1864 / Brigadier-General USV 19 May 1865 / Mustered Out USV 15 January 1866 / Brevet Brigadier-General USV 22 February 1865 / Adjutant-General Vermont Militia 1869-1872 / Brevet Major-General USV 13 March 1865 Medal of Honor 3 July 1863 / CIA Virginia 17 March 1863 Exchanged 6 May 1863 Boonesboro 8 July 1863 WIA Culpeper Court House 13 September 1863
2nd Brigade 3rd Division Cavalry Corps Army of the Shenandoah 19 September 1864-22 October 1864 / 2nd Brigade 3rd Division Cavalry Corps Army of the Shenandoah 10 November 1864-25 March 1865 / 2nd Brigade 3rd Division Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac 25 March 1865-22 May 1865 / 3rd Division Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac 22 May 1865-1 June 1865 / Cavalry Corps Potomac 1 June 1865-24 June 1865 / 1st Brigade District of St Mary’s 24 June 1865-27 July 1865

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

Wessells, Henry Walton / Connecticut / Born 20 February 1809 Litchfield, Connecticut / Died 12 January 1889
USMA 1 July 1833 29/43 Infantry / Cadet USMA 1 July 1829 / 2nd US Infantry 1 July 1833 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 28 June 1836 / 1st Lieutenant USA 7 July 1838 / Captain USA 16 February 1847 / Major USA 6th US Infantry 6 June 1861 / Colonel USV 8th Kansas 29 September 1861 / Resigned USV 7 February 1862 / Brigadier-General USV 26 April 1862 to rank from 25 April 1862 / Commissary-General for Prisoners of War 11 November 1864-1 February 1865 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 18th US Infantry 16 February 1865 / Mustered Out USV 15 January 1866 / Retired USA 1 January 1871 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1833 Brevet Major USA 20 August 1847 Brevet Colonel USA 20 April 1864 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 / WIA Churubusco 20 August 1847 WIA Fair Oaks 31 May 1862 CIA Plymouth 19 April 1864 Exchanged 3 August 1864
2nd Brigade 1st Division IV Corps Army of the Potomac 19 May 1862-24 My 1862 / 2nd Brigade 3rd Division IV Corps Army of the Potomac 24 May 1862-7 June 1862 / 2nd Brigade 2nd Division IV Corps Army of the Potomac 7 June 1862-26 September 1862 / Wessells’ Brigade VII Corps Department of Virginia 26 September 1862-24 December 1862 / 1st Division VII Corps Department of Virginia 28 December 1862-2 January 1863 / 4th Division XVIII Corps Department of North Carolina 2 January 1863-12 March 1863 / 4th Division XVIII Corps Department of North Carolina 14 April 1863-3 May 1863 / District of Albemarle 23 April 1863-21 August 1863 / Sub-District of Albemarle 21 August 1863-19 April 1864

West, Joseph Rodman / Louisiana / Born 19 September 1822 New Orleans, Louisiana / Died Washington, District of Columbia 31 October 1898
Private USV Mounted Infantry 17 July 1847 / Captain USV 1st Maryland and District of Columbia Infantry 25 July 1847 / Mustered Out USV 10 August 1848 / Colonel USV 1st California 1 July 1861 / Lieutenant-Colonel USV 5 August 1861 / Colonel USV 1 June 1862 / Brigadier-General USV 25 October 1862 / Mustered Out USV 4 January 1866 / Brevet Major-General USV 4 January 1866
District of Southern California 12 January 1862-5 February 1862 / District of Arizona 5 September 1862-29 January 1864 / 2nd Division VII Corps Department of Arkansas 25 April 1864-16 June 1864 / Cavalry Division District of Little Rock 15 September 1863-18 March 1865 / 1st Brigade 1st Division Cavalry Corps Military Division of West Mississippi 14 April 1865-15 May 1865 / 2nd Division Cavalry Corps Military Division of West Mississippi 15 May 1865-12 June 1865

Wheaton, Frank / Rhode Island / Born 8 May 1833 Providence, Rhode Island / Died Washington, District of Columbia 18 June 1903
1st Lieutenant USA 1st US Cavalry 3 March 1855 / Captain USA 1 March 1861 / Lieutenant-Colonel USV 2nd Rhode Island Infantry 10 July 1861 / Colonel USV 21 July 1861 / 4th US Cavalry 3 August 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 29 November 1862 / Major USA 2nd US Cavalry 5 November 1863 / Mustered Out USV 30 April 1866 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 39th US Infantry 28 July 1866 / 21st US Infantry 15 March 1869 / Colonel USA 2nd US Infantry 15 December 1874 / Brigadier-General USA 18 April 1892 / Major-General USA 2 April 1897 / Retired USA 8 May 1897 / Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 5 May 1864 Brevet Colonel USA 19 October 1864 Brevet Major-General USV 19 October 1864 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Major-General USA 13 March 1865
3rd Brigade 3rd Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 15 December 1862-January 1863 / 3rd Brigade 3rd Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac February 1863-1 July 1863 / 3rd Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 1 July 1863-4 July 1863 / 3rd Brigade 3rd Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 4 July 1863-January 1864 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 24 March 1864-6 May 1864 / 2nd Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 6 May 1864-7 May 1864 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 7 May 1864-21 June 1864 / 2nd Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 21 June 1864-28 June 1864 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 28 June 1864-8 July 1864 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division VI Corps Army of the Shenandoah 6 August 1864-21 September 1864 / 1st Division VI Corps Army of the Shenandoah 21 September 1864-6 December 1864 / 1st Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 6 December 1864-28 June 1865

Whitaker, Walter Chiles / Born 8 August 1823 Shelbyville, Kentucky / Died Lyndon, Kentucky 9 July 1887
2nd Lieutenant USV 3rd Kentucky Infantry 1 October 1847 / Mustered Out USV 21 July 1848 / Colonel USV 6th Kentucky Infantry 24 December 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 25 June 1863 / Mustered Out USV 24 August 1865 / Brevet Major-General USV 13 March 1865 / WIA Stones River 31 December 1862 WIA Chickamauga 20 September 1863 WIA Resaca 15 May 1864
1st Division Reserve Corps Army of the Cumberland 15 August 1863-9 October 1863 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 10 October 1863-8 December 1863 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 15 March 1864-30 June 1864 / 1st Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 19 September 1864-28 November 1864 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 28 November 1864-23 December 1864 /

White, Julius / Born 23 September 1816 Cazenovia, New York / Died Evanston, Illinois 12 May 1890
Colonel USV 37th Illinois Infantry 18 July 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 9 June 1862 / Resigned USV 19 November 1864 / Brevet Major-General USV 13 March 1865 / WIA Pea Ridge 7 March 1862 CIA Harper’s Ferry 15 September 1862 Exchanged January 1863
2nd Brigade 3rd Division Army of Southwest Missouri 9 February 1862-9 May 1862 / Railroad Brigade VIII Corps Middle Department August 1862-15 September 1862 / District of Eastern Kentucky 5 February 1863-6 August 1863 / 4th Division XXIII Corps Department of the Ohio 6 August 1863-21 August 1863 / 2nd Division XXIII Corps Department of the Ohio 21 August 1863-21 December 1863 / 4th Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 21 July 1864-29 July 1864 / Chief of Staff IX Corps Army of the Potomac 29 July 1864-6 August 1864 / 1st Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 6 August 1864-28 August 1864

Whipple, Amiel Weeks / Massachusetts / Born 15 October 1816 Greenwich, Massachusetts / DOW Washington, District of Columbia 7 May 1863
USMA 1 July 1841 5/52 Artillery-Topographical Engineers / Cadet USMA 1 July 1837 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 1st US Artillery 1 July 1841 / Topographical Engineers 28 September 1841 / 1st Lieutenant USA 24 April 1851 / Captain USA 1 July 1855 / Major USA 9 September 1861 / Engineers 3 March 1863 / Brigadier-General USV 18 April 1862 to rank from 14 April 1862 / Major-General USV 6 May 1863 to rank from 4 May 1863 Withdrawn / Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 21 July 1861 Brevet Colonel USA 13 December 1862 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 4 May 1863 posthumously Brevet Major-General USA 7 May 1863 posthumously / MWIA Chancellorsville 4 May 1863
Topographical Engineer Department of Northeastern Virginia 1 June 1862-17 August 1861 / Topographical Engineer Army of the Potomac 4 April 1862-May 1862 / Whipple’s Brigade Military District of Washington May 1862-August 1862 / Defences South of the Potomac Department of Washington August 1862-8 November 1862 / 3rd Division III Corps Army of the Potomac 8 November 1862-4 May 1863

Whipple, William Denison / Born 2 August 1826 Nelson, New York / Died New York, New York 1 April 1892
USMA 1 July 1851 31/42 Infantry / Cadet USMA 1 July 1847 / 3rd US Infantry 1 July 1851 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 9 September 1851 / 1st Lieutenant USA 31 December 1856 / Assistant Adjutant-General 4 July 1861 / Captain USA Assistant Adjutant-General 3 August 1861 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA ADC 10 Feb  1862 / ADC (J E Wool) 10 February 1862-17 July 1862 / Major USA Assistant Adjutant-General 17 July 1862 / ADC (R C Schenck) 22 January 1863-March 1863 / Assistant Adjutant-General  March 1863 / Brigadier-General USV 17 July 1863 Expired 4 July 1864 / Reappointed Brigadier-General USV 6 September 1864 to rank from 17 July 1863 / Mustered Out USV 15 January 1866 / Colonel USA ADC (W T Sherman) 1 January 1873-1 January 1881 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA Assistant Adjutant-General 3 March 1875 / Colonel USA Assistant Adjutant-General 28 February 1877 / Retired USA 2 August 1890 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1851 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Colonel USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Major-General USA 13 March 1865
Chief of Staff and Assistant Adjutant-General Department of Virginia 25 Sept 1861-10 February 1862 / Assistant Adjutant-General Middle Department September 1862-22 January 1863 / Chief of Staff and Assistant Adjutant-General Department of the Cumberland 12 November 1863-1864 / Chief of Staff and Assistant Adjutant-General Army of the Cumberland 1864-1865 / Chief of Staff and Assistant Adjutant-General Military Division of the Tennessee 27 July 1863-15 January 1866

Wild, Edward Augustus / Born 25 November 1825 Brookline, Massachusetts / Died Medellin, Colombia 28 August 1891
Surgeon Turkish Army 1854-1855 / Captain USV 1st Massachusetts Infantry 23 May 1861 / Mustered Out USV 23 July 1862 / Major USV 32nd Massachusetts Infantry 24 July 1862 / Lieutenant-Colonel USV 8 August 1862 / Colonel USV 35th Massachusetts Infantry 21 August 1762 / Brigadier-General USV 24 April 1863 / Mustered Out USV 25 January 1866 / WIA Fair Oaks 25 June 1862 WIA South Mountain 17 September 1862
3rd Brigade North Folly Island Department of the South 16 August 1863-2 October 1863 / African Brigade XVIII Corps Department of Virginia and North Carolina 2 November 1863-January 1864 / 1st Brigade Hinks’ Division XVIII Corps Department of Virginia and North Carolina 28 April 1864-19 June 1864 / 1st Brigade 3rd Division XVIII Corps Army of the James 19 June 1864-28 June 1864 / 3rd Division XXV Corps Army of the James 30 December 1864-31 December 1864 / 1st Division XXV Corps Army of the James 31 December 1864-27 March 1865 / 2nd Brigade 1st Division XXV Corps Army of the James 28 March 1865-18 April 1865

Willcox, Orlando Bolivar / Michigan / Born 16 April 1823 Detroit, Michigan / Died Coburg, Ontario, Canada 190 May 1907
UMA 1 July 1847 8/38 Artillery / Cadet USMA 1 July 1843 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 4th US Artillery 1 July 1847 / 1st Lieutenant USA 30 April 1850 / Resigned USA 10 September 1857 / Captain Michigan Militia 1857 / Colonel USV 1st Michigan Infantry 1 May 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 19 August 1862 to rank from 21 July 1861 / Major-General USV 5 February 1863 Withdrawn 12 February 1863 / Mustered Out USV 15 January 1866 / Colonel USA 29th US Infantry 28 July 1866 / 12th US Infantry 15 March 1869 / Brigadier-General USA 13 October 1886 / Retired USA 16 April 1887 / Brevet Major-General USV 1 August 1864 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 2 March 1867 Brevet Major-General USA 2 March 1867 Medal of Honor 21 July 1861 / WIA and CIA First Bull Run 21 July 1861 Exchanged 15 August 1862
2nd Brigade 3rd Division Department of Northeastern Virginia June 1861-21 July 1861 / 1st Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 8 September 1862-8 October 1862 / IX Corps Potomac 8 October 1862-16 January 1863 / 1st Division IX Corps Department of Virginia 7 February 1863-8 March 1863 / IX Corps Virginia 8 March 1863-17 March 1863 / 1st Division IX Corps Department of the Ohio 19 March 1863-13 April 1863 / IX Corps Ohio 6 April 1863-5 June 1863 / District of Central Kentucky 10 April 1863-3 June 1863 / IX Corps Ohio 5 June 1863-5 June 1863 / District of Indiana and Michigan 5 June 1863-11 September 1863 / Forces in east Tennessee 6 October 1861-21 November 1863 / District of the Clinch 21 November 1863-17 January 1864 / IX Corps Ohio 17 January 1864-26 January 1864 / IX Corps Ohio 16 March 1864-19 April 1864 / 3rd Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 19 April 1864-1 September 1864 / IX Corps Potomac 1 September 1864-10 September 1864 / 1st Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 10 September 1864-13 September 1864 / 1st Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 30 September 1864-31 December 1864 / IX Corps Potomac 31 December 1864-12 January 1865 / 1st Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 12 January 1865-24 January 1865 / IX Corps Potomac 24 January 1865-2 February 1865 / 1st Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 2 February 1865-20 February 1865 / 1st Division IX Corps Army of the Potomac 7 March 1865-24 April 1865 / 1st Division IX Corps Department of Washington 24 April 1865-17 June 1865 / District of Washington 26 April 1865-2 August 1865 / IX Corps Washington 17 June 1865-2 July 1865 / Department of the Ohio 26 December 1865-13 January 1866

Williams, Alpheus Starkey / Connecticut / Born 20 September 1810 Saybrook, Connecticut / Died Washington, District of Columbia 21 December 1878
Lieutenant-Colonel USV 1st Michigan Infantry 8 December 1847 / Mustered Out USV 29 July 1848 / Brigadier-General Michigan Militia 24 April 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 9 August 1861 to rank from 17 May 1861 / Mustered out USV 15 January 1866 / WIA New Hope Church 26 May 1864
1st Brigade Banks’ Division Army of the Potomac 18 October 1861-13 March 1862 / 1st Division V Corps Army of the Potomac 13 March 1862-4 April 1862 / 1st Division Department of the Shenandoah 4 April 1862-26 June 1862 / 1st Division II Corps Army of Virginia 26 June 1862-4 September 1862 / II Corps Virginia 4 September 1862-12 September 1862 / XII Corps Potomac 12 September 1862 – 15 September 1862 / 1st Division XII Corps Army of the Potomac 15 September 1862-17 September 1862 / XII Corps Potomac 17 September 1862-20 October 1862 / 1st Division XII Corps Army of the Potomac 20 October 1862-1 July 1863 / XII Corps Potomac 1 July 1863-4 July 1863 / 1st Division XII Corps Army of the Potomac 4 July 1863-11 August 1863 / XII Corps Potomac 31 August 1863-13 September 1863 / 1st Division XII Corps Army of the Potomac 17 September 1863-25 September 1863 / 1st Division XII Corps Army of the Cumberland 25 September 1863-22 December 1863 / 1st Division XII Corps Army of the Cumberland 30 January 1864-14 April 1864 / 1st Division XX Corps Army of the Cumberland 14 April 1864-28 July 1864 / XX Corps Cumberland 28 July 1864-27 August 1864 / 1st Division XX Corps Army of the Cumberland 27 August 1864-11 November 1864 / XX Corps Georgia 11 November 1864-2 April 1865 / 1st Division XX Corps Army of Georgia 2 April 1865-4 June 1865

 

Williams, Seth / Maine / Born 22 March 1822 Augusta, Maine / Died Boston, Massachusetts 23 March 1866
USMA 1 July 1842 23/56 Artillery-Adjutant-General’s Department / Cadet USMA 1 July 1838 / 2nd US Artillery 1 July 1842 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 1st US Artillery 31 August 1844 / 1st Lieutenant USA 3 March 1847-3 March 1855 / Assistant Adjutant-General 16 August 1853 / Major USA Assistant Adjutant-General 3 August 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 28 September 1861 to rank from 23 September 1861 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 17 July 1862 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1842 Brevet Captain USA 18 April 1847 Brevet Major USA 11 May 1861 Brevet Colonel USA 3 July 1863 Brevet Major-General USV 1 August 1864 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Major-General USA 13 March 1865
Assistant Adjutant-General Department of the West April 1861 / Assistant Adjutant-General Department of the Ohio 17 June 1861-27 July 1861 / Assistant Adjutant-General Department of the Potomac 20 August 1861-14 November 1862 / Assistant Adjutant-General Army of the Potomac 14 November 1862-31 January 1863 / Assistant Adjutant-General 31 January 1863-12 January 1865 / Assistant Adjutant-General USA 12 January 1865-9 February 1866 / Assistant Adjutant-General Military Division of the Atlantic 9 February 1866-23 March 1866

 

Williams, Thomas / New York-Michigan / Born 10 January 1815 Albany, New York / KIA Baton Rouge, Louisiana 5 August 1862
USMA 1837 12/50 Infantry / Cadet USMA 1 July 1833 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 4th US Artillery 1 July 1837 / 1st Lieutenant USA 5 October 1840 / Captain USA 12 September 1850 / Major USA 5th US Artillery 14 May 1861 / Assistant Inspector-General June 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 28 September 1861 / Brevet Captain USA 13 September 1847 Brevet Major USA 13 September 1847
Assistant Inspector-General Department of Virginia June 1861-October 1861 / 2nd Brigade Department of the Gulf 31 March 1862-5 August 1862

 

Williamson, James Alexander / Kentucky / Born 8 February 1829 Adair, Kentucky / Died Jamestown, Rhode Island 7 September 1902
1st Lieutenant USV 4th Iowa Infantry 8 August 1861 / Lieutenant-Colonel USV 4 April 1862 / Colonel USV 21 July 1862 / Brigadier-General USV 1 April 1865 to rank from 13 January 1865 / Mustered Out USV 24 August 1865 / Brevet Brigadier-General USV 19 December 1864 Brevet Major-General USV 13 March 1865 Medal of Honor 29 December 1862 / WIA Pea Ridge 7 March 1862 WIA Chickasaw Bayou 29 December 1862 WIA Jonesboro 1 September 1864
3rd Brigade 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 1 August 1863-15 September 1863 / Brigade 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 15 September 1863-28 December 1863 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 1 November 1863-28 December 1863 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 31 December 1863-15 January 1864/ Brigade 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 5 May 1864-25 September 1864 / District of St Louis 20 June 1865-10 July 1865 / District of Missouri 10 July 1865-21 July 1865

 

Willich, August (Johann August Ernst von Willich) / Germany / Born 19 November 1810 Braunsberg, Prussia / Died St Mary’s Ohio 22 January 1878
Berlin Military Academy 1828 / 1st Lieutenant Prussian Royal Artillery 1828 / Captain Prussian Army 1841 / Resigned Prussian Army 1846 Rejected Court-Martial Prussian Army 1848 / 1st Lieutenant USV 9th Ohio 8 May 1861 / Major USV 13 June 1861 / Colonel USV 32nd Indiana Infantry 24 August 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 19 July 1862 to rank from 17 July 1862 / Mustered out USV 15 January 1866 / Brevet Major-General USV 21 October 1865 / WIA and CIA Stones River 31 December 1862 Exchanged 8 May 1863 WIA Resaca 14 May 1864

6th Brigade 2nd Division Army of the Ohio 10 August 1862-29 September 1862 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division Right Wing XIV Corps Army of the Cumberland 5 November 1862-31 December 1862 / 1st Brigade 2nd Division XX Corps Army of the Cumberland 28 May 1863-19 September 1863 / 2nd Division XX Corps Army of the Cumberland 19 September 1863-9 October 1863 / 1st Brigade 3rd Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 10 October 1863-8 January 1864 / 3rd Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 8 January 1864-12 February 1864 / 1st Brigade 3rd Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 3 May 1864-14 May 1864 / 1st Brigade 3rd Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 2 June 1864-1 August 1864

Wilson, James Harrison / Illinois / Born 2 September 1837 Shawneetown, Illinois / Died Wilmington, Delaware 23 February 1925
USMA 1 July 1860 6/41 Topographical Engineers / Cadet USMA 1 July 1855 / Topographical Engineers 1 July 1860 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 10 June 1861 / 1st Lieutenant 9 September 1861 / ADC (G B McClellan) September 1862 / Lieutenant-Colonel USV Assistant Inspector-General 8 November 1862-17 November 1863 / Engineers 3 March 1863 / Captain USA 7 May 1863 / Brigadier-General USV 30 October 1863 / ADC (U S Grant) December 1863 / Major-General USV 21 June 1865 to rank from 6 May 1865 / Mustered Out USV 8 January 1866 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 35th US Infantry 28 July 1866 / Discharged USA 31 December 1870 / Major-General USV 4 May 1898 / Mustered Out USV 8 January 1866 / Brigadier-General USV 12 April 1899 / Discharged USV 12 April 1899 / Brigadier-General USA 11 February 1901 / Mustered Out USV 2 March 1901 / Retired USA 2 March 1901 / Major-General USA Retired 4 March 1915 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1860 Brevet Major USA 11 April 1862 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USV 24 November 1863 Brevet Colonel USA 5 May 1864 Brevet Major-General USV 6 May 1864 Brevet Brigadier-General UDSA 13 March 1865 Brevet Major-General USA 13 March 1865
Topographical Engineer Port Royal Expedition September 1861-15 March 1862 / Topographical Engineer Department of the South 16 March 1862 / Topographical Engineer Army of the Potomac April 1862-September 1862 / Topographical Engineer Army of the Tennessee January 1863-October 1863 / Assistant Inspector-General Military Division of the Mississippi October 1863 / 3rd Division Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac 17 April 1864-6 August 1864 / 3rd Division Cavalry Corps Army of the 6 August 1864-30 September 1864 / Cavalry Corps Army of the Cumberland 9 October 1864-24 October 1864/ Cavalry Corps Military Division of the Mississippi 29 October 1864-26 June 1865 / Department of Georgia 10 December 1865-19 December 1865

Wistar, Isaac Jones / Pennsylvania / Born 14 November 1827 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / Died Claymont, Delaware 18 September 1905
Captain USV 71st Pennsylvania Infantry 1861 / Lieutenant-Colonel USV 28 June 1861 / Colonel USV 11 November 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 16 March 1863 to rank from 29 November 1862 / Resigned USV 15 September 1864 / WIA Ball’s Bluff 21 October 1861 WIA Antietam 17 September 1862 /
Reserve Brigade VII Corps Department of Virginia 13 May 1863-June 1863 / Wistar’s Brigade VII Corps Department of Virginia June 1863-18 July 1863 / District of Yorktown 18 July 1863-21 August 1863 / Sub-District of Yorktown 21 August 1863-22 September 1863 / District of Yorktown 23 September 1863-22 December 1863 / District of Yorktown 22 January 1864-15 February 1864 / District of Yorktown 8 March 1864-20 April 1864 / 2nd Division XVIII Corps Army of the James 22 April 1864-7 May 1864 / 2nd Brigade 2nd Division XVIII Corps Army of the James 7 May 1864-18 May 1864

Wood, Thomas John / Kentucky / Born 25 September 1823 Munfordville, Kentucky / Died Dayton, Ohio 25 February 1906
USMA 1 July 1845 5/41 Topographical Engineers-Dragoons / Cadet USMA 1 July 1841 / Topographical Engineers 1 July 1845 /2nd US Dragoons 19 October 1846 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 2 December 1846 / Regt Adjutant 23 September 1849-1 July 1854 / 1st Lieutenant USA 30 June 1851 / Captain USA 1st US Cavalry 3 March 1855 / Major USA 16 March 1861 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 9 May 1861 / 4th US Cavalry 3 August 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 11 October 1861 / Colonel USA 2nd US Cavalry 12 November 1861 / Major-General USV 22 February 1865 to rank from 27 January 1865 / Mustered Out USV 1 September 1866 / Major-General Retired USA 9 June 1868 / Retired USA 9 June 1868 / Brigadier-General USA Retired 3 March 1875 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1845 Brevet 1st Lieutenant USA 23 February 1847 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Major-General USA 13 March 1865 / WIA Stones River 31 December 1862 WIA Lovejoy’s Station 2 September 1864
2nd Brigade Department of the Cumberland 5 October 1861-9 November 1861 / 5th Brigade Army of the Ohio 30 November 1861-2 December 1861 / 5th Brigade 2nd Division Army of the Ohio 2 December 1861-24 December 1861 / 6th Division Army of the Ohio 11 February 1862-29 September 1862 / 6th Division II Corps Army of the Ohio 29 September 1862-24 October 1862 / 6th Division II Corps Army of the Cumberland 24 October 1862-5 November 1862 /1st Division Left Wing XIV Corps Army of the Cumberland 5 November 1862-31 December 1862 / XXI Corps Cumberland 19 February 1863-19 March 1863 / 1st Division XXI Corps Army of the Cumberland 10 May 1863-9 October 1863 / 3rd Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 10 October 1863-8 January 1864 / 3rd Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 10 February 1864-2 September 1864 / 3rd Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 16 September 1864-1 December 1864 / IV Corps Cumberland 1 December 1864-31 January 1865 / 3rd Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 31 January 1865-7 February 1865 / 3rd Division IV Corps Army of the Cumberland 20 March 1865-1 April 1865 / Department of Mississippi 14 November 1865-6 August 1866

Woodbury, Daniel Phineas / New Hampshire / Born 16 December 1812 New London, New Hampshire / Died Key West, Florida 15 August 1864
USMA 1 July 1836 6/39 Artillery-Engineers / Cadet USMA 1 July 1832 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 3rd US Artillery 1 July 1836 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA Engineers 1 November 1836 / 3rd US Artillery 1 December 1836 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA Engineers 1 July 1837 to rank from 1 July 1836 / 1st Lieutenant USA 7 July 1838 / Captain USA 3 March 1853 / Major USA 6 August 1861 / ADC (G B McClellan) August 1861 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA ADC 28 September 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 20 March 1862 to rank from 19 March 1862 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA Engineers 1 June 1863 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1836 Brevet Colonel USA 1 July 1862 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 December 1862 Brevet Major-General USA 15 August 1864 posthumously
Engineer Brigade Army of the Potomac April 1862 / District of Key West and Tortugas 16 March 1863-12 September 1863 / District of Key West and Tortugas 15 October 1863-30 November 1863 / District of Key West and Tortugas 31 December 1863-15 August 1864

Woods, Charles Robert / Ohio / Born 19 February 1827 Newark, Ohio / Died Newark, Ohio 26 February 1885
USMA 1 July 1852 20/43 Infantry / Cadet USMA 1 July 1848 / 1st US Infantry 1 July 1852 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 31 July 1852 / 9th US Infantry 3 March 1855 / 1st Lieutenant USA 16 October 1855 / Captain USA 1 April 1861 / Colonel USV 76th Ohio Infantry 13 October 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 4 August 1863 / Major USA 18th US Infantry 20 April 1864 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 33rd US Infantry 28 July 1866 / Mustered Out USV 1 September 1866 / 21st US Infantry 21 September 1866 / 5th US Infantry 24 March 1869 / Colonel USA 2nd US Infantry 18 February 1874 / Retired USA 15 December 1874 / Brevet 2nd Lieutenant USA 1 July 1852 Brevet Lt -Col USA 1 July 1863 Brevet Colonel USA 24 November 1863 Brevet Major-General USV 22 November 1864
3rd Brigade 3rd Division Army of the Tennessee May 1862-22 July 1862 / 2nd 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 22 May 186-30 July 1863 / 2nd 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 24 August 1863-1 September 1863 / 1st Brigade 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 13 September 1863-14 December 1863 / 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 13 January 1864-6 February 1864 / 1st Brigade 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 6 February 1864-15 July 1864 / 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 15 July 1864-19 August 1864 / 1st Brigade 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 19 August 1864-22 August 1864 / 3rd Division XVII Corps Army of the Tennessee 23 August 1864-22 September 1864 / 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 22 September 1864-2 April 1865 / 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 5 April 1865-1 August 1865 / Department of Alabama 27 June 1865-19 May 1866 / Department of the South 19 May 1886-6 August 1866

Woods, William Burnham / Ohio / Born 3 August 1824 Newark, Ohio / Died Washington, District of Columbia 14 May 1887
Lieutenant-Colonel USV 76th Ohio Infantry 6 February 1862 / Colonel USV 10 September 1863 / Brigadier-General USV 31 May 1865 / Mustered Out USV 17 February 1866 / Brevet Brigadier-General USV 12 January 1865 Brevet Major-General USV 13 March 1865 / WIA Arkansas Post 11 January 1863
1st Brigade 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 21 January 1865-2 April 1865 / 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 2 April 1865-5 April 1865 / 1st Brigade 1st Division XV Corps Army of the Tennessee 15 April 1865-16 June 1865

Wool, John Ellis / New York / Born 29 February 1784 Newburgh, New York / Died Troy, New York 10 November 1869
Captain USA 13th US Infantry 14 April 1812 / Major USA 29th US Infantry 13 April 1813 / 6th US Infantry 17 May 1815 / Colonel USA Inspector-General 29 April 1816-25 June 1841 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 6th US Infantry 20 May 1820 Vacated 1 June 1821 / Brigadier-General USA 25 June 1841 / Major-General USA 1 August 1863 to rank from 16 May 1862 / Retired USA 1 August 1863 / Major-General USA Retired to rank from 16 May 1862 / Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 13 September 1814 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 29 April 1826 Brevet Major-General USA 23 February 1847 / WIA Queenston Heights, Canada 13 October 1812
Department of the East 23 March 1857-26 October 1861 / Department of Virginia 9 August 1861-2 June 1862 / Middle Department 1 June 1862-17 December 1862 / VIII Corps Middle 12 July 1862-22 December 1862 / Department of the East 3 January 1863-18 July 1863

Wright, George / Vermont / Born 21 October 1803 Norwich, Vermont / Died Crescent City, California 30 July 1865
USMA 1 July 1822 24/40 Infantry / Cadet USMA 4 September 1818 / 2nd Lieutenant USA 3rd US Infantry 1 July 1822 / 1st Lieutenant USA 23 September 1827 / Regt Adjutant 1 February 1831-30 October 1836 / Captain USA 30 October 1836 / 8th US Infantry 7 July 1838 / Major USA 4th US Infantry 1 January 1848 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 3 February 1855 / Colonel USA 9th US Infantry 3 March 1855 / Brigadier-General USV 28 September 1861 / Brevet Major USA 15 March 1842 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 20 August 1847 Brevet Colonel USA 8 September 1847 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 19 December 1864 / WIA Molino del Rey 8 September 1847
Department of Oregon 8 June 1860-15 January 1861 / District of Oregon 15 January 1861-13 September 1861 / District of Southern California 14 September 1861-14 October 1861 / Department of the Pacific 20 October 1861-21 May 1864 / District of California 1 July 1864-27 July 1865 / Department of the Columbia 27 June 1865-20 July 1865

Wright, Horatio Gouverneur / Connecticut / Born 6 March 1820 Clinton, Connecticut / Died Washington, District of Columbia 2 July 1899
USMA 1 July 1841 2/52 Engineers / Cadet USMA 1 July 1837 / 2nd Lieutenant USA Engineers 1 July 1841 / 1st Lieutenant USA 28 February 1848 / Captain USA 1 July 1855 / ADC (S P Heintzelman) June 1861-July 1861 / Major USA 6 August 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 14 September 1861 / Major-General USV 20 August 1862 to rank from 18 July 1862 Negated 12 March 1863 Revoked 24 March 1863 / Major-General USV 14 May 1864 to rank from 12 May 1864 / Lieutenant-Colonel USA 23 November 1865 / Mustered Out USV 1 September 1866 / Colonel USA 4 March 1879 / Brigadier-General USA Chief of Engineers 30 June 1879 / Retired USA 6 March 1884 / Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel USA 8 November 1863 Brevet Colonel USA 12 May 1864 Brevet Brigadier-General USA 13 March 1865 Brevet Major-General USA 13 March 1865 / CIA Norfolk 20 April 1861 Exchanged 24 April 1861 WIA Spotsylvania 9 May 1864 WIA Cedar Creek 19 October 1864
3rd Brigade Port Royal Expedition 19 September 1861-15 March 1862 / 1st Division Department of the South April 1862-July 1862 / Department of the Ohio 19 August 1862-25 March 1863 / 1st Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 23 May 1863-16 December 1863 / District of Western Kentucky 25 March 1864-4 April 1864 / 1st Division VI Corps Army of the Potomac 23 April 1864-9 May 1864 / VI Corps Potomac 9 May 1864-6 August 1864 / Washington Defence Force 12 July 1864-6 August 1864 / VI Corps Shenandoah 6 August 1864-16 October 1864 / Army of the Shenandoah 18 October 1864-19 October 1864 / VI Corps Shenandoah 19 October 1864-6 December 1864 / VI Corps Potomac 6 December 1864-16 January 1865 / VI Corps Potomac 11 February 1865-28 June 1865 / Department of Texas 27 June 1865-6 August 1865 / Chief of Engineers USA 30 June 1879-6 March 1884

Zook, Samuel Kosciuszko (Kurtz) / Pennsylvania / Born 27 March 1821 Tredyffrin, Pennsylvania / DOW Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 3 July 1863
Lieutenant Pennsylvania Militia 1840 / Lieutenant-Colonel USV 6th New York Militia Infantry 7 July 1861 / Mustered Out USV 31 July 1861 / Colonel USV 57th New York Infantry 19 October 1861 / Brigadier-General USV 4 April 1863 to rank from 29 November 1862 / Brevet Major-General USV 2 July 1863 posthumously / WIA Fredericksburg 13 December 1862 MWIA Gettysburg 2 July 1863
3rd Brigade 1st Division II Corps Army of the Potomac 6 October 1862-24 January 1863 / 1st Division II Corps Army of the Potomac 24 January 1863-18 February 1863 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division II Corps Army of the Potomac 24 March 1863-15 May 1863 / 3rd Brigade 1st Division II Corps Army of the Potomac 25 May 1863-2 July 1863

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