Williamsburg Union order of battle

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The following United States Army units and commanders fought in the Battle of Williamsburg of the American Civil War. The Confederate order of battle is shown separately.

Abbreviations used[edit]

Military rank[edit]

Other[edit]


Army of the Potomac[edit]

MG George B. McClellan
Commanding in the field: BG Edwin V. Sumner


III Corps[edit]

BG Samuel P. Heintzelman

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Second Division
     BG Joseph Hooker

First Brigade


   BG Cuvier Grover

Second Brigade


   Col Nelson Taylor

Third Brigade


   BG Francis E. Patterson

Artillery


   Maj Charles S. Wainwright

  • Battery D, 1st New York Artillery: Cpt Thomas W. Osborn
  • 4th New York Battery: Cpt James E. Smith
  • 6th New York Battery: Cpt Walter M. Bramhal
  • Battery H, 1st United States Artillery: Cpt Charles H. Webber

Third Division
     BG Philip Kearny

First Brigade


   BG Charles Davis Jameson

Second Brigade


   BG David B. Birney

Third Brigade


   BG Hiram G. Berry

Artillery


   Cpt James Thompson

IV Corps[edit]

BG Erasmus D. Keyes

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     BG Darius N. Couch

First Brigade


   BG Charles Devens

Second Brigade


   BG Lawrence P. Graham

Third Brigade


   BG John J. Peck

Artillery


   Maj Robert M. West

Second Division
     BG William F. Smith

First Brigade


   BG Winfield S. Hancock

Second Brigade


   BG William T. H. Brooks

Third Brigade


   BG John Davidson

Artillery


   Cpt Romeyn B. Ayres

  • 1st New York Battery: Lt Andrew Cowan
  • 3rd New York Battery: Cpt Thaddeus P. Mott
  • Battery E, 1st New York Light Artillery: Cpt Charles C. Wheeler
  • Battery F, 5th U.S. Artillery: Cpt Romeyn B. Ayres

Third Division
     BG Silas Casey

First Brigade


   BG Henry Morris Naglee

Second Brigade


   BG William H. Keim

Third Brigade


   BG Innis N. Palmer

Artillery


   Col Guilford D. Bailey

  • 7th New York Battery: Cpt Peter C. Regan
  • 8th New York Battery: Cpt Butler Fitch
  • Battery A, 1st New York Artillery: Cpt Thomas H. Bates
  • Battery H, 1st New York Artillery: Cpt Joseph Spratt
Cavalry
  • 5th U.S. Cavalry: Maj Joseph H. Whittlesey

Cavalry Advanced Guard[edit]

BG George Stoneman

Brigade Regiments and Others
Cooke's Brigade


     BG Philip St. George Cooke

First Brigade


   BG William H. Emory

Artillery


   Ltc William Hays


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