Second Deep Bottom Confederate order of battle

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The following Confederate army units and commanders fought in the Second Battle of Deep Bottom from August 14 to 20, 1864 of the American Civil War. The Union order of battle is listed separately

Abbreviations used[edit]

Military rank[edit]


Army of Northern Virginia[edit]

Gen Robert E. Lee

Infantry forces[edit]

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Field's Division, First Corps
     MG Charles W. Field

Anderson's Brigade

   BG George T. Anderson

Law's Brigade

   Col William F. Perry

  • 4th Alabama Infantry
  • 15th Alabama Infantry
  • 44th Alabama Infantry
  • 47th Alabama Infantry
  • 48th Alabama Infantry
Gregg's Brigade

   Col Frederick S. Bass

Benning's Brigade

   BG Henry L. Benning

Bratton's Brigade

   BG John Bratton

  • 1st South Carolina Infantry
  • 5th South Carolina Infantry
  • 6th South Carolina Infantry
  • 2nd South Carolina Rifles

Other brigades from First Corps

Wofford's Brigade, Kershaw's Division

   Col Dudley M. Du Bose

From Third Corps

Lane's Brigade, Wilcox's Division

   BG James H. Lane

McGowan's Brigade

   BG Samuel McGowan

Girardey's Brigade, Mahone's Division

   BG Victor Girardey (k)
   Col William Gibson

  • 3rd Georgia Infantry
  • 22nd Georgia Infantry
  • 48th Georgia Infantry
  • 64th Georgia Infantry
  • 2nd Georgia Infantry Battalion
  • 10th Georgia Infantry Battalion
Archer's Brigade, Heth's Division

   Col Robert M. Mayo

Cavalry Corps[edit]

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

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

Barringer's Brigade

   BG Rufus Barringer

  • 1st North Carolina Cavalry
  • 2nd North Carolina Cavalry
  • 3rd North Carolina Cavalry
  • 5th North Carolina Cavalry
Beale's Brigade

   BG Richard L. T. Beale

Dearing's Brigade

   BG James Dearing

  • 8th Georgia Cavalry
  • 4th North Carolina Cavalry
  • 16th North Carolina Cavalry
Horse Artillery

   Maj R. Preston Chew

  • Hart's (South Carolina) Battery
  • Graham's (Virginia) Battery
  • McGregor's (Virginia) Battery


  • Trudeau, Noah Andre. The Last Citadel: Petersburg, Virginia June 1864 – April 1865. Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown and Company, 1991. ISBN 0-316-85327-5.