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                         Abstract Return
                  Union Forces Facing Richmond
                      January - April 18651 

Commanding General: Lieutenant General U.S. Grant

31 January:
Army of the Potomac           Infantry    Cavalry     Artillery
     Provost Guard            54/l,2ll     l3/64        l,453
     Engineer Bn                                        5/l86
     Artillery  (Hunt)                                 33/l,l05
     2nd Corps               949/l7,592                35/l,7l2
     5th Corps               656/l4,975                26/l,375
     6th Corps               525/l3,929                26/l,l23
     9th Corps               620/l4,96l                l9/768
     2nd Cavalry Division                 227/6,079
         (Gregg)

Army of the James
     Cavalry Division (Kautz)             ll0/2,930     4/l43
     24th Corps              582/l5,945     5/l2l      38/l,798
     25th Corps              400/11,857    20/622      34/926
     Bermuda Hundred         ll7/3,456
     Seperate Brigade (Carr)  5l/l,334                  2/135

28 February
Army of the Potomac
     Provost Guard           7l/l,836     l7/625
     Artillery (Hunt)                                  3l/l,0l0
     2nd Corps               976/l7,349                36/l,7l6
     5th Corps               577/l2,9l7                32/l,39l
     6th Corps               663/l5,368                38/l,903
     9th Corps               653/l6,l85                2l/782
     2nd Cavalry Division                 2l2/6,0l8     4/2l8
         (Davies)

Army of the James
     Cavalry Division (Kautz)             ll0/2,848     4/l45
     24th Corps              662/l3,844                30/l,402
     25th Corps              400/ll,860                2l/782
     Bermuda Hundred         l2l/3,599
     Seperate Brigade (Carr)  50/l,326                  2/l33

20 March
Army of the Potomac
     Provost Guard           l5/503       l4/566
     City Point (Collis)     8l/l,965     l0/237
     Artillery (Hunt)                                  32/l,l84
     2nd Corps               979/l8,l88                37/l,689
     5th Corps               634/l5,359                30/l,4l8
     6th Corps               695/l6,l97                27/l,039
     9th Corps               695/l6,459                2l/78l
     2nd Cavalry Division                 242/5,402
         (Davies)

Army of the James
     Cavalry Division (Kautz)             95/2,555
     24th Corps              535/l3,073    4/l24       46/l,784
     25th Corps              442/l2,94l    4/56        38/l,l03
     Bermuda Hundred         l3l/3,65l                 25/909
     Seperate Brigade (Carr) 56/l,555      7/220        7/394

3l March:
Army of the Potomac
     Provost Guard           2l/982       l5/586
     City Point (Collis)     88/l,855     l0/237
     Artillery  (Hunt)                                 35/l,l27
     2nd Corps               960/l8,507                33/l,667
     5th Corps               632/l5,34l                25/l,075
     6th Corps               705/l6,576                33/l,070
     9th Corps               679/l6,667                2l/776

Army of the James
     Cavalry Division                     70/2,l06      4/l48
        (Mackenzie)
     24th Corps              545/l3,673    4/l24       46/l,784
     25th Corps              272/7,828     6/48        29/960
     Bermuda Hundred         l49/3,685                  3/l34
     Seperate Brigade (Carr)  55/l,575     8/2l7        5/263

10 April:
Army of the Potomac
     City Point (Collis)    78/l,876      l5/320
     Artillery  (Hunt)                                 56/2,l64
     2nd Corps              976/l6,452                 l9/904
     5th Corps              604/l3,094                 24/l,066
     6th Corps              647/l5,328                 27/732
     9th Corps              684/l5,ll8                 24/8l2

Army of the James

     Cavalry Division                     70/2,l06      4/l48
       (Mackenzie)

     24th Corps             545/l3,673     4/l24       46/l,784

     25th Corps             229/6,528                  30/928

     In Petersburg          l66/4,978     34/800       34/l,28l
      (Hartsuff)

     Seperate Brigade (Carr) 58/l,605      8/200        7/274

Note:   No  independent formations of less than l,000 are listed,
        i.e. the Independent Oneida Cavalry Company.

(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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