865aai: Union Forces Department of Virginia 31 January 1865

   

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in Army of the James

                          Union Forces
                      Department of Virginia
                         31 January 18651 

Commanding Officer: Major General O.C.Ord

General Headquarters:
     Staff: (33/0)
     Signal Corps: Cpt. L.Norton (l2/97)
     Naval Brigade: Brigadier General C.K.Graham (29/637)
          l3th New York Heavy Artillery, Company I
          l3th New York Heavy Artillery, Company K
          l3th New York Heavy Artillery, Company L
          l3th New York Heavy Artillery, Company M
          3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery (4 cos)
     Engineers:
          lst New York Engineers (9/322)
     Cavalry:
          Det/4th Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment (l2/205)

24th Corps: Major General J.Gibson (577/15,963)
HQ Guard: 9th Connecticut Infantry Regiment
Provost:  F/, K/4th Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment
     lst Division: Bvt. Major General A.H.Terry
          (Brigadier General J.R.Hawley acting while Terry
           on expedition to Fort Fisher, NC)
          lst Brigade: Colonel T.O.Osborn
               39th Illinois Infantry Regiment
               62nd Ohio Infantry Regiment
               67th Ohio Infantry Regiment
               l99th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
          2nd Brigade: Bvt. Brigadier General J.C.Abbott
               (on expedition to Fort Fisher, N.C.)
               6th Connecticut Infantry Regiment
               7th Connecticut Infantry Regiment
               3rd New Hampshire Infantry Regiment
               7th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment
               l6th New York Heavy Artillery (6 cos)
          3rd Brigade: Colonel H.M.Plaisted
               l0th Connecticut Infantry Regiment
               llth Maine Infantry Regiment
               24th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment
                    (detached to Bermuda Landing)
               l00th New York Infantry Regiment
               206th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
          4th Brigade: Bvt. Brigadier General J. Jourdan
               8th Maine Infantry Regiment
               89th New York Infantry Regiment
               l48th New York Infantry Regiment
               l58th New York Infantry Regiment
               55th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
     2nd Division: Bvt. Major General A.Ames
               (on expedition to Fort Fisher, NC)
          lst Brigade: Colonel R.Daggett
               3rd New York Infantry Regiment
               ll2th New York Infantry Regiment
               ll7th New York Infantry Regiment
               l42nd New York Infantry Regiment
          2nd Brigade: Major O.P.Harding
               47th New York Infantry Regiment
               48th New York Infantry Regiment
               76th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
               97th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
               203rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
          3rd Brigade: Lt. Colonel N.J.Johnson
               l3th Indiana Infantry Regiment (5 cos)
               9th Maine Infantry Regiment
                    (detached to Chaffin's Farm, VA)
               4th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment
               ll5th New York Infantry Regiment
               l69th New York Infantry Regiment
     3rd Division: Brigadier General C. Devens
          lst Brigade: Colonel E.M.Cullens
               llth Connecticut Infantry Regiment
               l3th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment
               8lst New York Infantry Regiment
               98th New York Infantry Regiment
               l39th New York Infantry Regiment
               l9th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment
          2nd Brigade: Lt. Colonel  V.G.Barney
               5th Maryland Infantry Regiment
               l0th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment
               l2th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment
               96th New York Infantry Regiment
               ll8th New York Infantry Regiment
               9th Vermont Infantry Regiment
          3rd Brigade: Bvt. Brigadier General G.V.Henry
               2lst Connecticut Infantry Regiment
               40th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment
               2nd New Hampshire Infantry Regiment
               58th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
               l58th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
     Independent Division: Bvt. Brigadier General T.M.Harris
          lst Brigade: Lt. Colonel T.F.Wildes
               34th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment
               ll6th Ohio Infantry Regiment
               l22nd Ohio Infantry Regiment
          2nd Brigade: Colonel W.B.Curtis
               23rd Illinois Infantry Regiment (5 cos)
                    (attached to provisional brigde, defenses
                     of Bermuda Hundred)
               54th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
               l2th West Virginia Infantry Regiment
          3rd Brigade: Lt. Colonel M.S.Hall
               l0th West Virginia Infantry Regiment
               llth West Virginia Infantry Regiment
               l5th West Virginia Infantry Regiment
     Artillery: Major C.C.Abell
          3rd New York Light Artillery, Battery F
          3rd New York Light Artillery, Battery H

          3rd New York Light Artillery, Battery K
          3rd New York Light Artillery, Battery  M
          New York Light Artillery, 7th Battery
          New York Light Artillery, l6th Battery
               (on Fort Fisher, NC. expedition)
          New York Light Artillery, l7th Battery
          lst Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Battery A
          lst Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery F
          lst U.S. Light Artillery, Battery B
          4th U.S. Light Artillery, Battery L
          5th U.S. Light Artillery, Battery A
          5th U.S. Light Artillery, Battery F

25th Corps: Major General G. Weitzel  (444/l2,963)
     lst Division: Brigadier General E.A.Wild
          lst Brigade: Bvt. Brigadier General A.G.Draper
               22nd U.S. Colored Troops
               36th U.S. Colored Troops
               38th U.S. Colored Troops
               ll8th U.S. Colored Troops
          2nd Brigade: Bvt. Brigadier General C.S.Russell
               29th Connecticut Colored Troops
               9th U.S. Colored Troops
               ll7th U.S. Colored Troops
          3rd Brigade: Brigadier General H.G.Thomas
               l9th U.S. Colored Troops
               23rd U.S. Colored Troops
               43rd U.S. Colored Troops
          Not Brigaded:
               2nd U.S. Colored Cavalry (dismounted)
     2nd Division: Brigadier General  W.Birney
          lst Brigade: Colonel J.Shaw, Jr.
               7th U.S. Colored Troops
               l09th U.S. Colored Troops
               ll5th U.S. Colored Troops
               ll6th U.S. Colored Troops
          2nd Brigade: Colonel U.Doubleday
               8th U.S. Colored Troops
               4lst U.S. Colored Troops
               45th U.S. Colored Troops
               l27th U.S. Colored Troops
          3rd Brigade: Colonel E.Martindale
               28th U.S. Colored Troops
               29th U.S. Colored Troops
               3lst U.S. Colored Troops
     3rd Division: Brigadier General  C.J.Paine
               (on expedition to Fort Fisher)
          lst Brigade: Bvt. Brigadier General D.Bates
               lst U.S. Colored Troops (Fort Fisher Expedition)
               30th U.S. Colored Troops (Fort Fisher Expedition)
               l07th U.S. Colored Troops
          2nd Brigade: Colonel J.W.Ames
               4th U.S. Colored Troops
               6th U.S. Colored Troops
               39th U.S. Colored Troops
          3rd Brigade: Colonel E.Wright
               5th U.S. Colored Troops
               l0th U.S. Colored Troops
               27th U.S. Colored Troops
               37th U.S. Colored Troops
     Artillery Brigade: Lt.Colonel R.H.Jackson
               Connecticut Light Artillery, lst Battery
               New Jersey Light Artillery, 4th Battery
               New Jersey Light Artillery, 5th Battery
               lst Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Battery E
               3rd Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery C
               lst U.S. Artillery, Battery D
               lst U.S. Artillery, Battery M
               3rd U.S. Artillery, Battery E
               4th U.S. Artillery, Battery D

Cavalry Division: Bvt.Major General A.V.Kautz (ll7/2,925)
     lst Brigade: Colonel R.M.West
          Det/20th New York Cavalry Regiment
          5th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment
     2nd Brigade: Colonel S.P.Spear
          lst District of Columbia Cavalry Regiment (4 cos)
          Det/llth Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment
     3rd Brigade: Colonel A.W.Evans
          lst Maryland Cavalry Regiment
          lst New York Mounted Rifles
     Artillery:
          Wisconsin Light Artillery, 4th Battery

Defenses of the Bermuda Hundred: Bvt. Maj. Gen. E.Ferrero
                    (l08/3,623)
          lst Brigade: Colonel W.Heine
               4lst New York Infantry Regiment
               l03rd New York Infantry Regiment
               l04th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (5 cos)
          2nd Brigade: Major J.B.Campbell
               6th New York  Heavy Artillery, Maj. Kibbe
               l0th New York  Heavy Artillery, Maj. Cowles
          Provisional Brigade: Colonel W.M.McClure
               2nd New York  Heavy Artillery, Maj. Winger
          Siege Artillery: Bvt. Brig. Gen. H.L.Abbott
               lst Connecticut Heavy Artillery, Maj. Booker
               Connecticut Light Artillery, 3rd Battery
               l3th New York Heavy Artillery, Company A
               l3th New York Heavy Artillery, Company H
          Acting Pontoniers:
               3rd Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, Company I

Seperate Brigade: Brigadier General J.B.Carr (53/l,35l)
     Fort Pocahontas: Major W.T.Tantum
               38th New Jersey Infantry Regiment (4 cos)
               l6th New York Heavy Artillery (2 cos)
               20th New York Cavalry Regiment (l co)
               New York Light Artillery, 33rd Battery
     Harrison's Landing: Colonel W.G.Robinson
               l84th New York Infantry Regiment
               lst U.S. Colored Cavalry Regiment (l co)
     Fort Powhatan: Colonel W.J.Sewell
               Det/38th New Jersey Infantry Regiment
               lst U.S. Colored Cavalry Regiment (l co)
               Det/3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, Lt. Grill
District of Eastern Virginia: Brigadier General G.F.Shepley
               (l09/3,340)
     Defenses of Norfolk & Portsmouth: Brig. Gen. I.Vogdes
               3rd U.S. Volunteers (5 cos)
               3rd New York Cavalry Regiment
               Det/lst U.S. Colored Cavalry
               2nd Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, 3rd Battalion
               New York Light Artillery, 8th Battery
               Det/l3th New York Heavy Artillery, Co. Howard
               2nd U.S. Colored Artillery, Battery B
     Fort Monroe: Colonel J.Roberts
               3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery (l bn)
     Eastern Shore: Lt. Colonel F.J.White
               A/lst Virginia Loyal Regiment
               A/Purenell Legion (Maryland) Cavalry
               E/20th New York Cavalry Regiment
               L/llth Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment
               Det/3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, Lt. Bowman
     Newport News: Lt.Colonel L.Burritt
               Det/lst U.S. Colored Cavalry
     Fort Magruder: Colonel J.J.Morrison
               4th Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment
               H/20th New York Cavalry Regiment
               G/lst New York Mounted Rifles
               A/, H/lst U.S. Colored Cavalry Regiment
               l6th New York Heavy Artillery (4 cos)
     Unattached:
          2nd Battalion, U.S. Veteran Reserve Corps (5 cos)

(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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