865aal: Confederate Army of Northern Virginia 31 January 1865

   

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in Army of Northern Virginia

              Confederate Army of Northern Virginia
                         31 January 18651 

Commanding General: Robert E. Lee
1st Corps: Lieutenant General James Longstreet
     Pickett's Division: Major General G.E.Pickett
          Steuart's Brigade: Brigadier General G.H.Steuart
               9th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               l4th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               38th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               53rd Virginia Infantry Regiment
               57th Virginia Infantry Regiment
          Corse's Brigade: Brigadier General M.D.Corse
               l5th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               l7th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               29th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               30th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               32nd Virginia Infantry Regiment
          Hunton's Brigade: Brigadier General E.Hunton
               (Colonel H.Gantt)
               8th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               l8th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               l9th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               28th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               56th Virginia Infantry Regiment
          Terry's Brigade: Brigadier General W.R.Terry
               lst Virginia Infantry Regiment
               3rd Virginia Infantry Regiment
               7th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               llth Virginia Infantry Regiment
               24th Virginia Infantry Regiment
     Field's Division: Major General C.W.Field
               (Brigadier General H.L.Benning)
          Law's Brigade: Brigadier General E.M.Law
                (Colonel W.F.Perry as of l/7)
               4th Alabama Infantry Regiment
               l5th Alabama Infantry Regiment
               44th Alabama Infantry Regiment
               47th Alabama Infantry Regiment
               48th Alabama Infantry Regiment
          Benning's Brigade: Brigadier General H.L.Benning
               2nd Georgia Infantry Regiment
               l5th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               l7th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               20th Georgia Infantry Regiment
          Anderson's  Brigade: Brigadier General G.T.Anderson
               (ColonelF.H.Little)
               7th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               8th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               9th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               llth Georgia Infantry Regiment
               59th Georgia Infantry Regiment
          Gregg's Brigade:  Colonel F.S.Bass
               3rd Arkansas Infantry Regiment
               lst Texas Infantry Regiment
               4th Texas Infantry Regiment
               5th Texas Infantry Regiment
          Bratton's Brigade: Brigadier General J. Bratton
               lst South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               5th South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               6th South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               2nd South Carolina Rifles
               Palmetto Sharpshooters
     Kershaw's Division: Major General J.B.Kershaw
          Wofford's Brigade: Brigadier General D.M.Du Bose
               l6th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               l8th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               24th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               3rd Georgia Sharpshooter Battalion
               Cobb's Legion
               Philipp's Legion
          Bryan's Brigade: Brigadier General G. Bryan
               (Colonel J.Dickey)
               l0th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               50th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               5lst Georgia Infantry Regiment
               53rd Georgia Infantry Regiment
          Humphreys' Brigade: Brigadier General B.G.Humphreys
               (Major G.B.Gerald)
               l3th Mississippi Infantry Regiment
               l7th Mississippi Infantry Regiment
               l9th Mississippi Infantry Regiment
               2lst Mississippi Infantry Regiment
          Conner's Brigade: Brigadier General J.Conner
               2nd South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               3rd South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               7th South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               8th South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               l5th South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               20th South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
2nd Corps: Major General J.B.Gordon
     Rodes' Division: Brigadier B.Grimes
          Battle's Brigade: Brigadier General C.A.Battle
               (Colonel C.Forsyth)
               3rd Alabama Infantry Regiment
               5th Alabama Infantry Regiment
               6th Alabama Infantry Regiment
               l2th Alabama Infantry Regiment
               6lst Alabama Infantry Regiment
          Cox's  Brigade: Brigadier General W.R.Cox
               lst North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               2nd North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               3rd North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               4th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               llth North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               30th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
          Grimes' Brigade: Brigadier General B.Grimes
               (Colonel J.R.Winston)
               32nd North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               43rd North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               45th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               53rd North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               2nd North Carolina Infantry Battalion
          Cook's Brigade: Brigadier General P. Cook
               4th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               l2th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               2lst Georgia Infantry Regiment
               44th Georgia Infantry Regiment
     Early's Division: Brigadier General J.Pegram
          Johnston's Brigade: Brigadier General R.D.Johnston
               5th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               l2th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               30th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               23rd North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               lst North Carolina Infantry Battalion
          Lewis' Brigade: Brigadier General W.G.Lewis
               6th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               2lst North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               54th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               57th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
          Pegram's  Brigade: Colonel J.S.Hoffman
               l3th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               3lst Virginia Infantry Regiment
               49th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               52nd Virginia Infantry Regiment
               58th Virginia Infantry Regiment
     Gordon's Division:  Brigadier General C.A.Evans
          Evans' Brigade: Colonel J.H.Lowe
               l3th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               26th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               3lst Georgia Infantry Regiment
               38th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               60th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               6lst Georgia Infantry Regiment
               l2th Georgia Infantry Battalion
          York's Brigade: Colonel W.R.Peck
               lst Louisiana Infantry Regiment
               2nd Louisiana Infantry Regiment
               5th, 6th & 7th Louisiana Infantry Regiment
               8th Louisiana Infantry Regiment
               9th Louisiana Infantry Regiment
               l0th Louisiana Infantry Regiment
               l4th Louisiana Infantry Regiment
               l5th Louisiana Infantry Regiment
        Terry's Brigade: Brigadier General W.Terry
               2nd, 4th, 5th, 27th &33rd  Virginia Regiments
               l0th, 33rd & 37th Virginia Infantry Regiments
               2lst,25th, 42nd, 44th & 48th Virginia Regiments
3rd Corps: Lieutenant General A.P.Hill
HQ:       5th Alabama Infantry Battalion
     Heth's Division: Major General H.Heth
          Davis' Brigade: Brigadier General J.P.Davis
               lst Confederate Infantry Battalion
               2nd Mississippi Infantry Regiment
               llth Mississippi Infantry Regiment
               29th Mississippi Infantry Regiment
               42nd Mississippi Infantry Regiment
          MacRae's Brigade: Brigadier General W. MacRae
               llth North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               26th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               44th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               47th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               52nd North Carolina Infantry Regiment
          Cooke's Brigade: Brigadier General J.R.Cooke
               l5th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               27th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               46th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               48th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               55th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
          McComb's Brigade: Colonel W.McComb
               2nd Maryland Infantry Battalion
               lst Tennessee (Provisional Army) Infantry Regiment
               7th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
               l4th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
               l7th & 23rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment
               44th &25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
               63rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment
     Wilcox's Division: Brigadier General C.M.Wilcox
          Thomas' Brigade: Brigadier General E.L.Thomas
               (Colonel T.J.Simmons)
               l4th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               35th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               45th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               49th Georgia Infantry Regiment
          McGowan's Brigade: Brigadier General S.McGowan
               lst South Carolina (Provisional Army) Infantry Regiment
               l2th South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               l3th South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               l4th South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               Orr's Rifles
          Lane's  Brigade: Brigadier General J.H.Lane
               7th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               l8th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               28th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               33rd North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               37th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
          Scales' Brigade: Brigadier General A.M.Scales
               l3th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               l6th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               22nd North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               34th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               38th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
     Mahone`s Division: Major General W.Mahone
          Sander's Brigade: Brigadier General J.C.C.Sanders
               8th Alabama Infantry Regiment
               9th Alabama Infantry Regiment
               l0th Alabama Infantry Regiment
               llth Alabama Infantry Regiment
               l3th Alabama Infantry Regiment
               l4th Alabama Infantry Regiment
          Harris' Brigade: Brigadier General Harris
               l2th Mississippi Infantry Regiment
               l6th Mississippi Infantry Regiment
               l9th Mississippi Infantry Regiment
               48th Mississippi Infantry Regiment
          Weisiger's Brigade: Brigadier General D.A. Weisiger
               6th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               l2th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               l6th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               4lst Virginia Infantry Regiment
               6lst Virginia Infantry Regiment
          Sorrel's Brigade: Brigadier General G.M.Sorrel
               3rd Georgia Infantry Regiment
               22nd Georgia Infantry Regiment
               48th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               64th Georgia Infantry Regiment
               2nd Georgia Infantry Battalion
               l0th Georgia Infantry Battalion
          Finegan's Brigade: Brigadier General J.Finegan
               2nd Florida Infantry Regiment
               5th Florida Infantry Regiment
               8th Florida Infantry Regiment
               9th Florida Infantry Regiment
               l0th Florida Infantry Regiment
               llth Florida Infantry Regiment
Anderson's Corps:
     Anderson's Division: Major General B.R.Johnson
          Wise's Brigade: Brigadier General H.A.Wise
               26th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               34th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               46th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               59th Virginia Infantry Regiment
          Gracie's Brigade: Brigadier General A.Gracie, Jr.
               (Colonel Y.M.Moody)
               4lst Alabama Infantry Regiment
               43rd Alabama Infantry Regiment
               59th Alabama Infantry Regiment
               60th Alabama Infantry Regiment
               23rd Alabama Sharpshooter Battalion
          Wallace's (formerly Elliott's) Brigade:
               Brigadier General W.H.Wallace
               l7th South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               l8th South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               22nd South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               23rd South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               26th South Carolina Infantry Regiment
               Holcombe Legion
          Ransom's Brigade: Brigadier General M.W.Ransom
               (Colonel H.M.Rutledge)
               24th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               25th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               35th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               49th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
               56th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
Cavalry Corps: Lieutenant General W. Hampton
     Lee's Division: Major General W.H.F.Lee
          Barringer's Brigade: Brigadier General R.Barringer
               lst North Carolina Cavalry Regiment
               2nd North Carolina Cavalry Regiment
               3rd North Carolina Cavalry Regiment
               5th North Carolina Cavalry Regiment
          Beale's Brigade: Brigadier General R.L.T.Beale
               9th Virginia Cavalry Regiment
               l0th Virginia Cavalry Regiment
               l3th Virginia Cavalry Regiment
          Dearing's Brigade: Brigadier General J.Dearing
               8th Georgia Cavalry Regiment
               4th North Carolina Cavalry Regiment
               l6th North Carolina Cavalry Regiment
     Fitzhugh Lee's Division: Major General Fitzhugh Lee
          Wickham's Brigade: Brigadier General W.C.Wickham
               lst Virginia Cavalry Regiment
               2nd Virginia Cavalry Regiment
               3rd Virginia Cavalry Regiment
               4th Virginia Cavalry Regiment
          Payne's Brigade: Brigadier General W.H.Payne
               5th Virginia Cavalry Regiment
               6th Virginia Cavalry Regiment
               8th Virginia Cavalry Regiment
               l5th Virginia Cavalry Regiment
          Gary's Brigade: Brigadier General M.W.Gary
               7th Georgia Cavalry Regiment
               7th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment
               Hampton Legion (mounted)
               24th Virginia Cavalry Regiment
Artillery: Brigadier General W.N.Pendleton
     lst Corps: Brigadier General E.P.Alexander
          Cabell's Battalion: Colonel H.C.Cabell
               Anderson's (Virginia) Battery
               Callaway's (Georgia) Battery
               Carlton's (Georgia) Battery
               Manly's (North Carolina) Battery
          Hardaway's Battalion:Lt.Col. R.A.Hardaway
               Dance's (Virginia) Battery
               Graham's (Virginia) Battery
               Griffin's (Virginia) Battery
               B.H.Smith's (Virginia) Battery
          Stark's Battalion: Lt. Colonel W.A.Stark
               Armistead's (Virginia) Battery
               French's (Virginia) Battery
               Green's (Virginia) Battery
          Huger's Battalion: Lt. Colonel F. Huger
               Fickling's (South Carolina) Battery
               Moody's (Louisiana) Battery
               Parker's (Virginia) Battery
               J.D.Smith's (Virginia) Battery
               Taylor's (Virginia) Battery
               Woolfolk's (Virginia) Battery
          Haskell's Battalion: Major Haskell
               Flanner's (North Carolina) Battery
               Garden's (South Carolina) Battery
               Lamkin's (Virginia) Battery
               Ramsay's (North Carolina) Battery
          Johnson's Battalion: Major M. Johnson
               Clutters's (Virginia) Battery
               Fredericksburg Artillery, Lt. Pollock
     2nd Corps: Brigadier General A.L. Long (in Valley District)
          Wm. Nelson's Battalion: Lt. Col. W.Nelson
               Amherst (Virginia) Artillery, Cpt. Kirkpatrick
               Milledge's (Georgia) Battery, Cpt. Milledge
               Fluvanna (Virginia) Artillery, Cpt. Snead
          W.E.Cutshaw's Battalion: Major W.E.Cutshaw
               Orange (Virginia) Artillery, Cpt. Fry
               Staunton (Virginia) Artillery, Cpt. Garber
               2nd Richmond Howitzers, Cpt. Jones
          C.M.Braxton's Battalion: Lt. Col. C.M.Braxton
               Alleghany (Virginia) Artillery, Cpt.Carpenter
               Cooper's (Virginia) Battery, Cpt. Cooper
               Lee (Virginia) Artillery, Cpt.Hardwicke
          J.F.King's Battalion:. Lt. Col. C.F.King
               Bryan's (Virginia) Battery, Cpt.Bryan
               Chapman's (Virginia) Battery, Cpt.Thrasher
               Lowery's (Virginia) Battery, Cpt.Lowery
               McClanahan's (Virginia) Battery, Cpt.McClanahan
     3rd Corps: Colonel R.L.Walker
          McIntosh's Battalion: Col. D.G.McIntosh
               W.S.Chew's (Maryland) Battery
               W.K.Donald's (Virginia) Battery
               W.B.Hurt's (Alabama) Battery
               B.Z.Price's (Virginia) Battery
          Poague's Battalion: Colonel W.T.Poague
               C.F.Johnston's (Virginia) Battery
               T.J.Richard's (Mississippi) Battery
               A.W.Utterbeck's (Virginia) Battery
               A.B.Williams§ (North Carolina) Battery
          Lane's Battalion: Major J.Lane
               G.M.Patterson's (Georgia) Battery
               H.M.Rose's (Georgia) Battery
               J.T.Wingfield's (Georgia) Battery
          Pegram's Battalion: Colonel W.J.Peagram
               T.A.Brander's (Virginia) Battery
               G.M.Cayce's (Virginia) Battery
               T.Ellett's (Virginia) Battery
               T.E.Gregg's (Virginia) Battery
          Richardson's Battalion: Lt. Col. C.Richardson
               C.R.Grandy's (Virginia) Battery
               R.P.Landry's (Virginia) Battery
               J.D.Moore's (Virginia) Battery
               N.Penick's (Virginia) Battery
          Owen's Battalion: Major W.M.Owen
               J.H.Chamberlayne's  (Virginia) Battery
               C.Dickenson's (Virginia) Battery
               D.N. Walker's (Virginia) Battery
          Washington Artillery: Lt. Col. B.F.Eshelman
               A.Hero's (Louisiana) Battery
               J.Norcom's (Louisiana) Battery
               E.Owen's (Louisiana) Battery
               J.B.Richardson's (Louisiana) Battery
Anderson's Corps:
     Coit's Battalion: Major J.C.Coit
               W.D.Bradford's (Mississippi) Battery
               J.I.Kelly's (South Carolina) Battery
               R.G.Pegram's (Virgina) Battery
               S.R.Wright's (Virgina) Battery
     Blount's Battalion: Major J.G.Blount
               J.D.Cumming's (North Carolina) Battery
               Lowery's Battery
               J.O.Miller's (North Carolina) Battery
               C.S.Slaten's (Georgia) Battery
     Stribling's Battalion: Major R.M.Stribling
               Dickerson's (Virgina) Battery, Cpt. Dickerson
               Fayette (Virgina) Battery, Cpt. Macon
               Pauquier (Virgina) Battery, Cpt.Marshall
               Hampden (Virgina) Battery, Cpt.Sullivan
     Sturdivant's Battalin: Cpt. N.S.Sturdivant
               S.T.Martin's (Virgina) Battery
               N.A.Sturdivant's (Virgina) Battery
Cavalry Corps: Major R.P.Chew
     Chew's Battalion:
               E.Graham's (Virgina) Battery
               J.F.Hart's (South Carolina) Battery
               W.M.McGregor's (Virgina) Battery
     Breathed's Battalion: In the valley with Fitz Lee &
                    Rosser on 2¸ December)
               P.P. Johnston's (Virgina) Battery
               Mulligan's Battery
               J.J.Shoemaker's (Virgina) Battery
                    (reported temporarily disbanded)
               J.W.Thomson's (Virgina) Battery
                    (reported temporarily disbanded)
          Battalion: (with Lomax on 28 December)
               W.H.Griffin's (Maryland) Battery
               W.S.Lurty's (Virgina) Battery
               J..McClanahan's (Virgina) Battery
Valley District: Lt. General J.A.Early
     Echo's Brigade:
               22nd Virginia Infantry Regiment
               23rd Virginia Infantry Regiment
               26th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               45th Virginia Infantry Regiment
     Wharton's Brigade:
               36th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               50th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               5lst Virginia Infantry Regiment
               30th Virginia Sharpshooter Battalion
     T.Smith's Brigade:
               60th Virginia Infantry Regiment
               45th Virginia Infantry Battalion

Note:  This  OB is a combination of two  nearly  identical  OB's
provided  by the source manuscript.  The detail differences  were
combined  to  provide  the maximum  detail.   If  two  commanding
officers  are  shown above it should be assumed that  the  second
name was acting commanding officer on 31 January.

(Order of Battle From the George Nafziger Collection)2

Source:

  1. U.S. War Department, The War of the Succession, A Compilation of
    Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Government
    Printing Office; Washington D.C. 1880-1901
  2. George Nafziger Order of Battle Collection

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David White March 19, 2012 at 4:41 pm

On 31 January 1865, Sanders’ Brigade, Mahone’s Division of Hill’s Corps was commanded by Colonel William H. Forney. Sanders had been killed on August 21, 1864.

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