Cold Harbor Confederate order of battle

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The following Confederate States Army units and commanders fought in the Battle of Cold Harbor (May 31–June 12, 1864) of the American Civil War. The Union order of battle is listed separately. Order of battle compiled from the army organization[1] during the battle[2] and the reports.[3]

Abbreviations used[edit]

Military rank[edit]

Other[edit]

Army of Northern Virginia[edit]

Gen Robert E. Lee, Commanding

General Staff:

First Corps[edit]

MG Richard H. Anderson[4]

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

McLaws' (old) Division
     BG Joseph B. Kershaw[5]

Kershaw's Brigade


   Col Lawrence M. Keitt (mw)
   Col John W. Henagan

Humphreys' Brigade


   BG Benjamin G. Humphreys

Wofford's Brigade


   BG William T. Wofford

Bryan's Brigade


   BG Goode Bryan[6]
   Col James P. Simms

Field's Division
     MG Charles W. Field

Jenkins' Brigade


   Col John Bratton[7]

  • 1st South Carolina (Volunteers)
  • 2nd South Carolina Rifles
  • 5th South Carolina
  • 6th South Carolina
  • Palmetto (South Carolina) Sharpshooters
Gregg's Brigade


   BG John Gregg

Law's Brigade


   BG Evander M. Law (w)
   Col William F. Perry

  • 4th Alabama
  • 15th Alabama
  • 44th Alabama: Col William F. Perry
  • 47th Alabama
  • 48th Alabama
Anderson's Brigade


   BG George T. Anderson

Benning's Brigade


   Col Dudley M. DuBose

Pickett's Division[8]
     MG George E. Pickett

Kemper's Brigade


   Col William R. Terry[9]

Hunton's Brigade


   BG Eppa Hunton

Barton's Brigade


   BG Seth M. Barton[10]

Corse's Brigade


   BG Montgomery D. Corse

Artillery
     BG Edward P. Alexander

Huger's Battalion


   Ltc Frank Huger

  • Fickling's (South Carolina) Battery
  • Moody's (Louisiana) Battery
  • Parker's (Virginia) Battery
  • Smith's (Virginia) Battery
  • Taylor's (Virginia) Battery
  • Woolfolk's (Virginia) Battery
Haskell's Battalion


   Maj John C. Haskell

  • Flanner's (North Carolina) Battery
  • Garden's (South Carolina) Battery
  • Lamkin's (Virginia) Battery[11]
  • Ramsay's (North Carolina) Battery
Cabell's Battalion


   Col Henry C. Cabell

  • Callaway's (Georgia) Battery
  • Carlton's (Georgia) Battery
  • McCarthy's (Virginia) Battery
  • Manly's (North Carolina) Battery

Second Corps[edit]

MG Jubal A. Early[12]

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Early's Division
     BG Stephan D. Ramseur[13]

Pegram's Brigade


   Ltc Robert D. Lilley[14]

Johnston's Brigade


   Col Thomas F. Toon[15]

Hoke's (old) Brigade[16]


   Ltc William G. Lewis[17]

  • 6th North Carolina
  • 21st North Carolina
  • 54th North Carolina
  • 57th North Carolina
  • 1st North Carolina Battalion Sharpshooters

Gordon's Division
     MG John B. Gordon

Evans' Brigade


   BG Clement A. Evans

  • 13th Georgia
  • 26th Georgia
  • 31st Georgia
  • 38th Georgia
  • 60th Georgia
  • 61st Georgia
  • 12th Georgia Battalion
Hays' and Stafford’s Brigade


   Col Zebulon York[18]

Hays’ Brigade

  • 5th Louisiana
  • 6th Louisiana
  • 7th Louisiana
  • 8th Louisiana
  • 9th Louisiana

Stafford’s Brigade

  • 1st Louisiana (Volunteers)
  • 2nd Louisiana
  • 10th Louisiana
  • 14th Louisiana
  • 15th Louisiana
Terry's Brigade


   BG William Terry

Stonewall Brigade consolidated

Jones' Brigade consolidated

Steuart's Brigade consolidated

Rodes's Division
     MG Robert E. Rodes

Daniel's Brigade


   BG Bryan Grimes[19]

  • 32nd North Carolina
  • 43rd North Carolina
  • 45th North Carolina
  • 53rd North Carolina
  • 2nd North Carolina Battalion
Ramseur's Brigade


   Col R. Tyler Bennett (w)
   Col William Ruffin Cox[20]

Battle's Brigade[21]


   BG Cullen A. Battle

  • 3rd Alabama
  • 5th Alabama
  • 6th Alabama
  • 12th Alabama
  • 61st Alabama
Doles' Brigade


   BG George Doles (k)
   Col Philip Cook

Artillery[23]
     BG Armistead L. Long[24]
     Col Thomas H. Carter[25]

Hardaway's Battalion


   Ltc Robert A. Hardaway

  • Dance's (Virginia) Battery
  • Graham's (Virginia) Battery
  • C. B. Griffin's (Virginia) Battery
  • Jones's (Virginia) Battery
  • B. H. Smith's (Virginia) Battery
Braxton's Battalion


   Ltc Carter M. Braxton

Nelson's Battalion


   Ltc William Nelson

Cutshaw's Battalion


   Maj Richard C. M. Page
   Maj Wilfred E. Cutshaw[26]

  • Fry's (Virginia) Battery
  • A. W. Garber's (Virginia) Battery
  • Tanner's (Virginia) Battery

Third Corps[edit]

LTG Ambrose P. Hill

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Anderson's Division
     BG William Mahone[27]

Perrin's Brigade


   Col John C. C. Sanders[28]

Mahone's Brigade


   Col David A. Weisiger[29]

Harris' Brigade


   BG Nathaniel H. Harris

  • 12th Mississippi
  • 16th Mississippi
  • 19th Mississippi
  • 48th Mississippi
Perry's and Finegan's Brigade[30]


   BG Joseph Finegan

Perry's Brigade

Finegan's Brigade

  • 1st Florida Battalion[31]
  • 2nd Florida Battalion[32]
  • 4th Florida Battalion[33]
  • 6th Florida Battalion[34]
Wright's Brigade


   BG Ambrose R. Wright

  • 3rd Georgia
  • 22nd Georgia
  • 48th Georgia
  • 2nd Georgia Battalion
  • 10th Georgia Battalion

Heth's Division
     MG Henry Heth

Davis' Brigade


   BG Joseph R. Davis

  • 1st Confederate Battalion[35]
  • 2nd Mississippi
  • 11th Mississippi
  • 26th Mississippi
  • 42nd Mississippi
  • 55th North Carolina
Cooke's Brigade


   BG John R. Cooke

Archer's and Walker's Brigade


   BG Birkett D. Fry[36]

Archer's Brigade

  • 13th Alabama
  • 1st Tennessee (Provisional Army)
  • 7th Tennessee
  • 14th Tennessee

Walker's Brigade

Kirkland's Brigade


   BG William W. Kirkland (w)
   Col George H. Faribault

  • 11th North Carolina
  • 26th North Carolina
  • 44th North Carolina
  • 47th North Carolina: Col George H. Faribault
  • 52nd North Carolina

Wilcox's Division
     MG Cadmus M. Wilcox

Lane's Brigade


   BG James H. Lane (w)
   Col John D. Barry

McGowan's Brigade


   Ltc Isaac F. Hunt[37]
   BG James Conner[38]

Scales' Brigade


   BG Alfred M. Scales[39]
   Col William L. J. Lowrance[39]

  • 13th North Carolina
  • 16th North Carolina
  • 22nd North Carolina
  • 34th North Carolina: Col William L. J. Lowrance
  • 38th North Carolina
Thomas's Brigade


   BG Edward L. Thomas

  • 14th Georgia
  • 35th Georgia
  • 45th Georgia
  • 49th Georgia

Artillery
     Col R. Lindsay Walker

Poague's Battalion


   Ltc William T. Poague (w)
   Cpt Addison W. Utterback

  • Richard's (Mississippi) Battery
  • Utterback's (Virginia) Battery: Cpt Addison W. Utterback
  • Williams' (North Carolina) Battery
  • Wyatt's (Virginia) Battery
Pegram's Battalion


   Ltc William J. Pegram

  • Brander's (Virginia) Battery
  • Cayce's (Virginia) Battery
  • Ellett's (Virginia) Battery
  • Marye's (Virginia) Battery
  • Zimmerman's (South Carolina) Battery[40]
McIntosh's Battalion


   Ltc David G. McIntosh

  • Clutter's (Virginia) Battery
  • Donald's (Virginia) Battery
  • Hurt's (Alabama) Battery
  • Price's (Virginia) Battery
Richardson's Battalion


   Maj Merritt B. Miller

  • Grandy's (Virginia) Battery
  • Landry's (Louisiana) Battery
  • Moore's (Virginia) Battery
  • Penick's (Virginia) Battery
Cutts' Battalion


   Col Allen S. Cutts

  • Patterson's (Georgia) Battery
  • Ross' (Georgia) Battery
  • Wingfield's (Georgia) Battery
Washington (Louisiana) Battalion[41]


   Ltc Benjamin F. Eshleman

  • First Company
  • Second Company
  • Third Company
  • Fourth Company

Cavalry Corps[edit]

MG Wade Hampton[42][43]

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Hampton's Division
     MG Wade Hampton

Young's Brigade


   Col Gilbert J. Wright

Rosser's Brigade


   BG Thomas L. Rosser (w)
   Ltc Richard H. Dulany

Butler's Brigade


   BG Matthew C. Butler

Fitzhugh Lee's Division
     MG Fitzhugh Lee

Lomax's Brigade


   BG Lunsford L. Lomax

Wickham's Brigade


   BG Williams C. Wickham

William H. F. Lee's Division
     MG William H.F. Lee

Chambliss's Brigade


   BG John R. Chambliss, Jr.

Gordon's Brigade[47]


   BG Pierce M. B. Young (w)
   Col John A. Baker
   Ltc Rufus Barringer[48]

  • 1st North Carolina: Ltc Rufus Barringer[48]
  • 2nd North Carolina
  • 3rd North Carolina: Col John A. Baker
  • 5th North Carolina

Reporting directly

Gary's Command[49]


   BG Martin W. Gary

Horse Artillery
     Maj R. Preston Chew

Breathed's Battalion


   Maj James Breathed

  • Griffin's (Maryland) Battery[46]
  • Hart's (South Carolina) Battery
  • Johnston's (Virginia) Battery
  • McGregor's (Virginia) Battery
  • Shoemaker's (Virginia) Battery
  • Thomson's (Virginia) Battery

Breckinridge's Division[edit]

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Breckinridge's Division[51]
     MG John C. Breckinridge

Echols' Brigade


   BG John Echols

Wharton's Brigade


   BG Gabriel C. Wharton

McLaughlin's Artillery Battalion[52]


   Maj William McLaughlin

  • Chapman's (Virginia) Battery
  • Jackson's (Virginia) Battery
  • McClanahan’s (Virginia) Battery
King's Artillery Battalion[53][54]


   Ltc J. Floyd King[55]
   Maj Wade H. Gibbes[56]

  • Davidson's (Virginia) Battery
  • Dickenson's (Virginia) Battery
  • Walker's (Virginia) Battery
Maryland Line[57][46]


   Col Bradley T. Johnson

Hoke's Division[edit]

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Hoke's Division[60]
     MG Robert F. Hoke

Martin's Brigade


   BG James G. Martin

  • 17th North Carolina
  • 42nd North Carolina
  • 66th North Carolina
Clingman's Brigade


   BG Thomas L. Clingman

  • 8th North Carolina
  • 31st North Carolina
  • 51st North Carolina
  • 61st North Carolina
Hagood's Brigade


   BG Johnson Hagood

  • 11th South Carolina
  • 21st South Carolina
  • 25th South Carolina
  • 27th South Carolina
  • 7th South Carolina Battalion[61]
Colquitt's Brigade


   BG Alfred H. Colquitt

  • 6th Georgia
  • 19th Georgia
  • 23rd Georgia
  • 27th Georgia
  • 28th Georgia
Read's Artillery Battalion[62]


   Maj John P. W. Read

  • Blount's (Virginia) Battery
  • Caskie's (Virginia) Battery
  • Macon's (Virginia) Battery
  • Marshall's (Virginia) Battery

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Multiple commander names indicate command succession of command during the battle or the campaign.
  2. ^ Gordon C. Rhea, Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee May 26-June 3, 1864, The Order of Battle; F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, pages 66-76
  3. ^ Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 1, pages 1162–1168
  4. ^ Promoted to temporary rank of Lieutenant General (Nominated May 31, 1864 with date of rank 31 May 1864) and assigned to temporary command of the First Corps June 4, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, pages 873; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 105 and 787)
  5. ^ Promoted to Major General (Nominated June 1, 1864 with date of rank 18 May 1864) and assigned to permanent command of McLaws' old Division on June 4, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, page 873; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 331 and 789)
  6. ^ Turned over command to Colonel Simms on June 2, 1864 (see: Simms' report)
  7. ^ Promoted to Brigadier General (Nominated June 1, 1864 with date of rank 6 May 1864), but was not formally assigned until June 27, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XL, Part 2, page 694; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 142 and 792)
  8. ^ Organisation of Pickett's Division taken from F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 67
  9. ^ Promoted to temporary rank of Brigadier General (Nominated June 10, 1864 with date of rank 31 May 1864), but was not formally assigned until June 27, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XL, Part 2, page 694; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 525 and 799)
  10. ^ For Barton in command see: Gordon C. Rhea, Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee May 26-June 3, 1864, The Order of Battle; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, page 120. F. Ray Sibley lists Brigadier General Birkett D. Fry in command.
  11. ^ Until the army went into the Richmond-Petersburg lines, Lamkin's Battery served as Sharpshooters (see: F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 285/Note 84)
  12. ^ Promoted to temporary rank of Lieutenant General (Nominated May 31, 1864 with date of rank 31 May 1864) and assigned to temporary command of the Second Corps June 4, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, pages 873; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 221 and 788)
  13. ^ Promoted to temporary rank of Major General (Nominated May 31, 1864 with date of rank 1 June 1864) and assigned to temporary command of Early's Division on June 4, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, page 874; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 444 and 790)
  14. ^ Promoted to temporary rank of Brigadier General (Nominated June 2, 1864 with date of rank 31 May 1864). Lilley was in command 2 June 1864. (see: John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 348 and 796; F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 286/Note 101)
  15. ^ Promoted to temporary rank of Brigadier General (Nominated June 2, 1864 with date of rank 31 May 1864) and assigned to temporary command of Johnston's Brigade on June 4, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, page 874; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 532 and 799)
  16. ^ Gordon C. Rhea incorrectly lists Hoke's Brigade in Pickett's Division (see: Ewell's report; F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 286/Note 115)
  17. ^ Promoted to temporary rank of Brigadier General (Nominated June 2, 1864 with date of rank 31 May 1864) and assigned to temporary command of Pegram's Brigade on June 4, 1864. Lewis never assumed command of Pegram's Brigade, but continued in command of Hoke's Brigade. (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, page 874; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 347 and 795; F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 67)
  18. ^ Promoted to temporary rank of Brigadier General (Nominated June 2, 1864 with date of rank 31 May 1864) and assigned to temporary command of Hays' and Stafford’s Brigade on June 4, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, page 874; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 532 and 800)
  19. ^ Promoted to Brigadier General (Nominated May 28, 1864 with date of rank 19 May 1864) and assigned to permanent command of Daniel's Brigade on June 4, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, page 873; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 269 and 794)
  20. ^ Promoted to temporary rank of Brigadier General (Nominated June 2, 1864 with date of rank 31 May 1864) and assigned to temporary command of Ramseur's Brigade on June 4, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, page 874; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 532 and 792)
  21. ^ Gordon C. Rhea incorrectly lists the 26th Alabama in Battle's Brigade. But the 26th Alabama was exchanged on February 12, 1864 for the 61st Alabama. (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXIII, page 1176; 26th Alabama Infantry Regiment)
  22. ^ Gordon C. Rhea don't lists the 21st Georgia in Doles' Brigade. The 21st Georgia rejoined the Brigade on May 21, 1864. (see: Ewell's report; F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 289/Note 171)
  23. ^ Artillery organisation for the Second Corps taken from F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, pages 70-71
  24. ^ Long was ill from May 29-June 1, 1864 (see: F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 289/Note 182)
  25. ^ Commanded artillery division; also second in command (see: Long's report; F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 289/Note 182)
  26. ^ Cutshaw was back in command of his own Artillery Battalion June 2, 1864 (see: F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 289/Note 189)
  27. ^ Promoted to temporary rank of Major General (Nominated June 1, 1864 with date of rank 31 May 1864) and assigned to temporary command of Anderson's Division on June 4, 1864, but declined commission as temporary Major General June 7, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, pages 873-874; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 361 and 789)
  28. ^ Promoted to temporary rank of Brigadier General (Nominated June 6, 1864 with date of rank 31 May 1864) and assigned to command of Perrin's Brigade (see: John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 469 and 798)
  29. ^ Promoted to temporary rank of Brigadier General (Nominated June 6, 1864 with date of rank 31 May 1864) but the commission was cancelled because of lack of vacancy (see: John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 559 and 799)
  30. ^ Perry's and Finegan's Brigade were consolidated under Finegan. The consolidation took place on May 28, 1864. (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, page 843; F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 290/Note 219)
  31. ^ The 1st Florida Battalion was merged into the 10th Florida on June 8, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, page 883; F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 291/Note 224)
  32. ^ The 2nd Florida Battalion was merged into the 10th and 11th Florida on June 8, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, page 883; F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 291/Note 224 and 226)
  33. ^ The 4th Florida Battalion was merged into the 11th Florida on June 8, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, page 883; F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 291/Note 224)
  34. ^ The 6th Florida Battalion became the 9th Florida (see: F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 291/Note 224 and 228)
  35. ^ Gordon C. Rhea don't lists the 1st Confederate Battalion in Davis' Brigade. The 1st Confederate Battalion joined Davis' Brigade together with the 26th Mississippi before the Battle of the Wilderness. (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXII, part 3, pages 672, 674 and 676; Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXIII, page 954; Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, page 850; F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 291/Note 230; 2nd Mississippi Infantry Regiment, Chapter 5, Note 113)
  36. ^ Promoted to rank of Brigadier General (Nominated May 14, 1864 with date of rank 24 May 1864), but was not formally assigned (temporary) until June 9, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XL, Part 2, page 883; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 245 and 793)
  37. ^ a b Hunt was promoted to Colonel on June 8, 1864 (see: F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 292/Note 269)
  38. ^ Promoted to Brigadier General (Nominated May 30, 1864 with date of rank 1 June 1864) and assigned to temporary command of McGowan's Brigade on June 4, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, page 873; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 182 and 792)
  39. ^ a b Sick during much of the campaign, frequently led by Colonel William L. J. Lowrance
  40. ^ Zimmerman's battery was transferred to the Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida on June 4, 1864 (see: F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 293/Note 290)
  41. ^ For the Washington Artillery Battalion see: F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 74
  42. ^ Following Major General Stuart's death on May 12, 1864, General Lee left the top position in his cavalry corps unfilled (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 2, page 1001)
  43. ^ Major General Hampton with Fitzhugh Lee's and his own Division and Griffin's, Hart's, Thomson's and Shoemaker's Batteries and one section of Johnston's Battery from the Horse Artillery under Major Chew and Major Breathed detached angainst Sheridan's Raid on June 8, 1864, which culminated in the Battle of Trevilian Station (see: Hampton's report; Eric J. Wittenberg, Glory Enough For All: Sheridan's Second Raid and the Battle of Trevilian Station, pages 43-44 and 333-334)
  44. ^ The 7th Georgia was assigned to Young's Brigade on June 7, 1864 (see: Eric J. Wittenberg, Glory Enough For All: Sheridan's Second Raid and the Battle of Trevilian Station, page 14)
  45. ^ The 20th Georgia Battalion was ordered to join the Army of Northern Virginia on May 25, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, pages 831-832), arrived on May 28, 1864 (see: Gordon C. Rhea, Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee, May 26 – June 3, 1864, page 67) and was assigned to Young's Brigade on June 7, 1864 (see: Eric J. Wittenberg, Glory Enough For All: Sheridan's Second Raid and the Battle of Trevilian Station, page 14)
  46. ^ a b c The 1st Maryland Cavalry was assigned to Lomax's Cavalry Brigade and Griffin's Battery was assigned to Breathed's Horse Artillery Battalion (see: F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 76; Gordon C. Rhea, Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee May 26-June 3, 1864, page 425/Note 53)
  47. ^ According to F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 76 the 4th North Carolina was also in Gordon's Brigade.
  48. ^ a b Promoted to Brigadier General (Nominated May 30, 1864 with date of rank 1 June 1864) and assigned to permanent command of Gordon's Brigade on June 4, 1864 (see: Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXVI, Part 3, page 873; John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands, pages 118 and 791)
  49. ^ Gary's Command is not mentioned in Gordon C. Rhea, Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee May 26-June 3, 1864, The Order of Battle
  50. ^ According to Gordon C. Rhea, Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee May 26-June 3, 1864, The Order of Battle, the 7th South Carolina was in Butler's Brigade with the following explanation: On May 29, 1864, Brigadier General Martin W. Gary arrived with the 7th South Carolina. During the actions in this book, the 7th South Carolina operated under Butler, although Gary was ostensibly exercising independent command.
  51. ^ Breckinridge's Division (except King's Artillery Battalion and the Maryland Line) was ordered back to the Shenandoah Valley on June 7, 1864 (see: Pendleton's report; F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 294/Note 314)
  52. ^ Organisation of McLaughlin's Artillery Battalion taken from Jennings C. Wise, The Long Arm of Lee, Volumen 2: Chancellorsville to Appomattox, pages 802-803. F. Ray Sibley in The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 75 lists also Lowry's (Virginia) Battery in McLaughlin's Artillery Battalion which was also known as Company C, Wise Legion Artillery. Gordon C. Rhea in Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee May 26-June 3, 1864, The Order of Battle lists only Chapman's and Jackson's Batteries in McLaughlin's Artillery Battalion.
  53. ^ Kings's Artillery Battalion was also known as the 13th Virginia Artillery Battalion (see: Pendleton's report)
  54. ^ Organisation of Kings's Artillery Battalion taken from Jennings C. Wise, The Long Arm of Lee, Volumen 2: Chancellorsville to Appomattox, page 803 and F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 75. King's Artillery Battalion is not mentioned by Gordon C. Rhea, Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee May 26-June 3, 1864, The Order of Battle.
  55. ^ Lieutenant Colonel King was ordered to accompanied Breckinridge to the Shenandoah Valley on May 10, 1864 (see: Pendleton's report; Official Records, Series I, Volume LI, Part 2, page 1000)
  56. ^ Major Gibbes was assigned to King's Artillery Battalion on June 10, 1864 (see: Pendleton's report)
  57. ^ Temporarily attached to Breckinridge's Division
  58. ^ a b Assigned to Pegram's Battalion, Artillery, Third Corps on June 3, 1864 (see: Pendleton's report; F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 293/Note 289)
  59. ^ Not mentioned by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, pages 74-76
  60. ^ Hoke's Division joined the Army of Northern Virginia on May 31, 1864 (see: F. Ray Sibley, Jr., The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, page 293/Note 296)
  61. ^ Not mentioned by Gordon C. Rhea, Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee May 26-June 3, 1864, The Order of Battle
  62. ^ Read's Artillery Battalion was also known as the 38th Virginia Artillery Battalion

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Eicher, John H., and David J. Eicher. Civil War High Commands. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2001. ISBN 0-8047-3641-3.
  • Rhea, Gordon C. Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee May 26-June 3, 1864. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2002. ISBN 0-8071-2803-1
  • Sibley, Jr., F. Ray, The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1, The Army of Northern Virginia, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, 1996. ISBN 0-942597-73-7
  • U.S. War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1880–1901.
  • Wise, Jennings C., The Long Arm of Lee, Volumen 2: Chancellorsville to Appomattox, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London, 1991 ISBN 0-8032-9734-3
  • Wittenberg, Eric J. Glory Enough For All: Sheridan's Second Raid and the Battle of Trevilian Station. Washington, DC: Brassey's, Inc, 2001. ISBN 978-0-8032-5967-6