Order of Battle – USA




B = Biographical Sketch, D = Diary, I = Image, M = Memoir, MH = Medical History, MOH = Medal of Honor, News = Newspaper Account, OC = Official Correspondence, OR = Official Report, PC = Private Correspondence, T = JCCW Testimony, UH – Unit History

Bvt. Lt. Gen. Winfield Scott, General-in-Chief (News, T, OC)

McDowell’s Army

(Sometimes now called Army of Northeastern Virginia)

Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell (B, OC, OR1, OR2, OR3, T1, T2)

Acting Assistant Adjutant General (AAAG)

  • Capt. James B. Fry (M,OC)

Acting Assistant Quartermaster (AAQ)

  • Capt. O. H. Tillinghast (MW)


  • Capt. H. F. Clarke, Chief of Subsistence Department (OR)
  • Lieut. George Bell, Acting Commissary Subsistence (OR)
  • Lieut. James Curtis(s), Acting Commissary Subsistence (OR)
  • Lieut. John P. Hawkins, Acting Commissary of Subsistence (OR)

Signal Officers

  • Maj. Albert Myer
  • Maj. Malcolm McDowell (Ass’t)


  • Maj. J. G. Barnard, Chief (B, OR, T)
  • Capt. A. W. Whipple, Topographical Engineer
  • 2nd Lt. H. S. Putnam, Topographical Engineer


  • Surgeon W. S. King (OR)
  • Assist Surgeon Magruder


  • Maj. W. F. Barry, 5th Artillery (OR, T)


  • Lt. Geo. C. Strong

Acting Inspector General (AIG)

  • Maj. W. H. Wood, (17th US Inf)

Aides-de-camp (ADC)

  • 1st Lt. H. W. Kingsbury, Fifth Artillery (B)
  • 2nd Lt. Guy V. Henry (I)
  • Maj. Clarence S. Brown, New York Militia
  • Maj. James S. Wadsworth, New York Militia (T)

First Division

Brig. Gen. Daniel Tyler (B, OR1, OR2, T1, T2, OC)

  • Capt. A. Baird, AAAG
  • Capt. Merrill, AAQ
  • Capt. B. S. Alexander, Chief Engineer (OC, I)
  • 1st Lt. H. L. Abbot, Topographical Engineer/ADC
  • Lt. J. C. Audenried, ADC
  • Lt. D. C. Houston, ADC
  • Lt. P. H. O’Rorke, ADC (PC1, PC2)
  • Lt. E. Upton, ADC

First Brigade

Col. Erasmus D. Keyes (OR, T)

  • Lt. H. A. Hascall, AAAG
  • Lt. (H. C.?) Hodge(s?), AAQ
  • Capt. William G. Ely, Commissary (PC, I)
  • Lt. Gordon, ADC
  • Lt. Walter, ADC
  • Dr. P. W. Ellsworth, Surgeon of CT Brigade (PC)

2nd MEVI (UH)

  • Col. Charles D. Jameson (OR)
    • Lt. Col. Charles Wentworth Roberts (I)
      • Maj. George W. Varney W, C (I)
        • “Stephen” (PC)
          • Co. A (Bangor Light Infantry, 1st Maine Volunteer Militia) – Capt. H. Bartlett
            • Lt. Rinaldo B. Wiggin (PC)
          • Co. B (Castine Light Infantry, 12t Maine Volunteer Militia) – Capt. C. W. Tilden
          • Co. C (Brewer Artillery, 1st Maine Volunteer Militia) – Capt. N. E. Jones
          • Co. D (Mio Artillery, 1st Maine Volunteer Militia) – Capt. J. S. Sampson
            • Cpl. Benjamin F. Smart (PC, I)
          • Co. E – Capt. L. Emerson
          • Co. F – Capt. D. Chaplin
          • Co. G Ex Tiger (Engine Company No. 6) and Armory (Engine Company No. 4) Associates) – D. F. Sargent
            • Pvt. James Kelley (PC)
          • Co. H (Gymnasium Company/Chasseurs) – Capt. F. Meinecke
            • Sgt. William P. Holden (PC)
              • Pvt. George Field (PC)
          • Co. I ((Gratton Guards, 1st Maine Volunteer Militia) – Capt. J. Carroll
          • Co K (Old Town Company) – Capt. F. C. Foss

1st CTVI (UH)

  • Col. George S. Burnham (OR)
    • Lt. Col. John Speidel
      • Maj. Theodore Byxbee
        • Co. A. (Hartford Light Guards) – Capt. J. S. Comstock
          • Pvt. Charles H. Hayes (I)
        • Co. B – Capt. J. H. Chapman
        • Co. C – Capt. L. N. Hillman
        • Co. D (Waterbury City Guards) – Capt. M. Coon
        • Co. E (Wooster Guards) – Capt. E. E. Wildman
          • Pvt. David Sloane (PC)
        • Co. F (Meriden Light Guards)- Capt. G. W. Wilson
        • Co. G – Capt. F. W. Hart
        • Co. H – Capt. Richard Fitzgibbon (PC)
        • Rifle Co. A (Hartford Rifles) – Capt. J. R. Hawley
        • Rifle Co. B (Bridgeport Rifles) – Capt. J. Holzer

2nd CTVI (UH)

  • Col. Alfred H. Terry
    • Lt. Col. David Young
      • Maj. Ledyard Colburn
        • “G.” (PC)
        • Rifle Co. A (Buckingham Rifles) – Capt. F. S. Chester
          • Pvt. John T. Phillips. (PC1PC2)
          • Pvt. James F. Wilkinson
        • Rifle Co. B – Capt. H. Peale
        • Rifle Co. C (New London Rifles) – Capt. E. C. Chapman
        • Rifle Co. D (Clinton Guards/Clark Rifles) – Capt. J. W. Gore
        • Rifle Co. E – Capt. S. T. Cooke
        • Rifle Co. F – Capt. J. E. Durivage
          • 2nd Lt. Charles E. Palmer (PC1, PC2)
        • Infantry Co. A *Mansfield Guards) – Capt. D. Dickinson
        • Infantry Co. B – Capt. A. G. Kellogg
        • Infantry Co. C (New Haven Guards) – Capt. E. W. Osborn
        • Infantry Co. D Birmingham National Guards, Co. C) – Capt. G. D. Russell

3rd CTVI (UH)

  • Col. J. L. Chatfield (B, OR)
    • Lt. Col. A. G. Brady
      • Major Alexander Warner  (PC)
        • Surgeon John McGregor (I)
        • Chaplain Junius M. Willey (PC)
            • Unknown Pvt. (PC)
          • Infantry Co. A – Capt. D. Fowler
            • Lt. Lucius L. Bolles (PC)
              • Pvt. George Coles Brown (PC)
          • Infantry Co. B (New Haven City Guards) – Capt. D. Klein
          • Infantry Co. C (Union Reserved Guards) – Capt. J. E. Moore
            • G. W. B. (PC)
          • Infantry Co. D – Capt. Frederick Frye (PC)
          • Rifle Co. A (American Mechanic Rifles) – Capt. G. N. Lewis
          • Rifle Co. B *Meriden Rifles) – Capt. J. R. Cook
          • Rifle Co. C (New Haven Rifles)- Capt. S. J. Root
          • Rifle Co. D (Norwich City Rifles)- Capt. E. Harland
          • Rife Co. E (Hartford Invincibles) – Capt. J. A. Nelson
            • Pvt. Augusts E. Bronson (C) (PC, I)
          • Rifle Co. F (Stamford Rifles) – Capt. C. A. Stevens

Second Brigade

Brig. Gen. Robert C. Schenck (OR1, OR2)

2nd NYSM (Later 82nd NYVI) (UH)

  • Col. G. W. B. Tompkins
      • Lt. Col. J. H. Wilcox
        • Maj. J. J. Dimock
          • Unknown Captain (PC)
            • Pequot (PC)
            • Unknown (PC)
          • Co. A – Capt. C. Graham
          • Co. B – Capt. T. M. Reid
            • Lt. Henry Simpson (PC)
          • Co. C – Capt. E. B. Stead
          • Co. D – Capt. J. Kennedy
          • Co. E – Capt. J. Huston
          • Co. F – Capt. J. Brady
          • Co. G – Capt. R. Barry
          • Co. H – Capt. D. De Courcey
          • Co. I – Capt. J. J. Delaney
          • Co. K – Capt. J. Darrow
          • Howitzer Corps – Capt. Thaddeus Phelps Motts
          • Engineer Corps – Capt. E. H. Sage

1st OHVI (3 Months) (UH)

  • Col. Alexander McD. McCook
    • Lt. Col. Edwin A. Parrott
      • Maj. John G. Hughes
        • Co. A (Lancaster Light Guards) – Capt. J. A. Stafford
          • Pvt. Henry Harrison Comer (PC)
        • Co. B *Lafayette Guards) – Capt. P. Dister
        • Co. C (Dayton Light Guards) – Capt. G. D. McKinney
        • Co. D (Montgomery Guards) – Capt. J. Crowe
        • Co. E (Cleveland Greys, First Brigade, Eighteenth Division, Ohio Militia)- Capt. J. Ensworth
        • Co. F (Franklin Blues) – Capt. J. Kell
        • Co. G (Portsmouth Guards) – Capt. G. B. Bailey
        • Co. H (Zanesville Guards) – Capt. J. C. Hazlett
        • Co. I (Mansfield Guards) – Capt. W. McGlaughlin
        • Co. K (Hamilton/Jackson Guards) – Capt. J Bruck

2nd OHVI (3 Month) (UH)

  • Col. Lewis Wilson
    • Lt. Col. Rodney Mason
      • Maj.  Augustus C. Perry
        • Co. A (Rover Guards) – Capt. G. M. Finch
          • Pvt. Oliver S. Glenn (PC)
        • Co. B (Columbus Videttes) – Capt. H. Thrall
        • Co. C (Columbus/State Fencibles) – Capt. A. O. Mitchell
        • Co. D (Zouave Guards) – Capt. J. G. Baldwin
        • Co. E (Lafayette Guards) – Capt. C. Haltenhof
        • Co. F (Springfield Zouave Cadets)- Capt. D. King
          • Pvt. Charles Morris McCook (N)
        • Co. G Pickaway Guards) – Capt. J. Q. Black
          • Corp. William Pittenger (PC, I)
        • Co. H (Steubenville Guards)- Capt. A. G. McCook
        • Co. I (Harris Guards) – Capt. L. A. Harris
        • Co. K Baldwin/Urbana Rifles)- Capt. W. Baldwin

Battery E, 2nd US Artillery (6 Guns) (UH)

  • Capt. J. H. Carlisle (OR)
    • Lt. John M. Wilson (OR)
    • Lt. Stephen C. Lyford (OR)
    • Lt. Edward B. Hill (OR)
    • Lt. William B. D. Fuller (OR)

Battery G, 1st US Artillery (1 Gun) (UH)

  • Lt. Peter C. Hains

Third Brigade

Col. W. T. Sherman (B, News, OR, OC, PC1, PC2PC3, PC4PC5, PC6)

  • Lt. A. Piper, AAAG
  • Lt. J. F. McQuesten, AAQ
  • Col. Coon, (WI), ADC
  • Lt. Bagley, ADC

13th NYVI (N)

  • Col. Isaac F. Quinby
    • Lt. Col. C. Stephan
    • Maj. O. L. Terry
    • Surgeon David Little (PC)
      • Byron (PC)
      • Co. A – Capt. C. G. Putnam
        • A. [?.] C., (PC)
        • Pvt. Daniel A. Sharpe (PC)
        • Fifer Sherman Greig (PC)
      • Co. B – Capt. G. Hyland, Jr.
        • Sgt. Mark J. Bunnell (PC1, PC2)
        • Corp. George M. Morris (PC)
        • Pvt. Clarence D. Hess (Band) (PC)
        • Pvt Miles O. Wright (PC)
      • Co. C – Capt. Adolph Nolte (PC1, PC2)
      • Co. D – Capt. L. Brown
        • Lt. Edwin S. Gilbert (PC, I)
      • Co. E – Capt. F. A. Schoeffel
        • Unknown (PC)
        • W (PC)
          • Pvt. Wilbur D. Cook (PC)
      • Co. F – Capt. H. Smith
        • Pvt. George Trimble (PC)
        • Pvt. Thomas Westcott (PC)
      • Co. G (1st) – Capt. G. W. Lewis
        • Lt. Israel H. Putnam (PC)
        • Lt. Walter M. Fleming (PC1, I)
          • Sgt. William L. Fleming (PC)
          • W (PC)
          • Pvt. Anson Hobart (PC)
          • Pvt. Robert S. Parker (PC)
      • Co. H (1st) – Capt. Henry B. Williams (PC)
      • Co. I  (1st) – Capt. W. F. Tully
      • Co. K (1st) – Capt. H. J. Thomas
        • Lt. Eugene P. Fuller (PC)

69th NYSM (UH)

  • Col. Michael Corcoran (W&C) (PC1, PC2, I)
    • Lt. Col. – Capt. J. Haggerty, Acting (K) (Lt. Col R. Nugent Injured)
      • Maj. – Capt. Francis T. Meagher, Acting (Maj. A. J. Bagley in New York) (M1, M2, M3)
        • Lt. Charles Graham Halpin(e) (I)
        • J. F. F (PC)
          • Co. A (Irish Fusiliers) – Capt. – Lt. T. Kelly, Acting (Capt. J. Haggerty acting Lt. Col.)
            • Pvt. Alexander Carolin (PC)
            • Pvt. Thomas D. Norris (PC)
            • Pvt. Bernard Reynolds (PC)
          • Co. B (Emmet Life Guards) – Capt. T. Lynch
          • Co. C (O’Mahony Guards) – Capt. J. C(K)avanagh
          • Co. D (Fitzgerald Guards) – Capt. T. Clarke
            • P. J. R. (PC)
          • Co. E (Faig-a-Bealacs) – Capt. P. Kelly
          • Co. F (Shields Guards) – Capt. J. Breslin
            • Lt. P. Duffy (in Command after Breslin’s accidental wounding on the march)
              • Pvt. Thomas McQuade (PC)
          • Co. G (Irish Grenadiers/Mechanics Guards) – Capt. F. Duffy
            • Pvt. James Rorty (PC, I)
          • Co. H (Red Hand Guards) – Capt. J. Kelly (OR)
            • Lt. James Gannon (PC)
          • Co. I (National Cadets) – Capt. J. P. McIvor (C)
            • Pvt. Peter Kelly (I)
          • Co. K (Irish Zouaves) – Capt. – Lt. E. K. Butler (C), Acting (Capt. T. F. Meagher acting Maj.)
            • Sgt. William O’Donohue (I)
            • “R” (PC)
          • Engineer Corps. – Capt. J. Quinlan or Capt. J. B. Kirker
79th NYVI (UH)
  • Col. James Cameron (K)
    • Lt. Col.  S. Mck. Elliot
      • Maj. D. McClellan
        • Unknown (PC)
        • Co. A – Capt. W. Manson
        • Co. B – Capt. J. A. Farrish
          • Pvt. Alexander Whyte (PC)
        • Co. C – Capt. T. Barclay
        • Co. D – Capt. D. Brown
        • Co. E – Capt. D. Morrison
        • Co. F – Capt. J. Christie
          • Pvt. Alexander Campbell (PC)
        • Co. G – Capt. J. Laing
        • Co. H – Capt. J. E. Coulter
        • Co. I – Capt. R. T. Shillinglaw
          • Pvt. John Glennon (Glennan) (PC)
        • Co. K – Capt. H. A. Ellis
          • Sgt. John Kane (T)
          • Sgt. Charles McFadden (PC)

2nd WIVI (UH)

  • Col. Park S. Coon
    • Lt. Col. H. W.Peck
      • Maj. D. McDonald
        • “C.” (PC)
        • Co. A (Citizen’s Guards) – Capt. G. H. Stevens
        • Co. B (La Crosse Light Guards) – Capt. W. Colwell
          • Pvt John E. Donovan (PC, MH)
        • Co. C (Grant County Greys/Volunteers) – Capt. D. McKee
          • Pvt. Edmund H. McCord (PC)
          • Pvt. William Boardman Reed (PC1, PC2, I)
        • Co. D (Janesville Volunteers) – Capt. G. B. Ely
          • W. H. Foote (PC)
          • Sgt. George F. Saunders (PC)
            • Pvt. Leonard Powell (PC)
        • Co. E (Oshkosh Volunteers) – Capt. G. Bouck
          • Lt. Herman B. Jackson (M)
            • Sgt. Lyman H. Smith (PC)
        • Co. F (Belle City Rifles) – Capt. W. E. Strong
        • Co. G (Portage Light Guards) – Capt. J. Mansfield
        • Co. H (Randall Guards) – Capt. J. F. Mansfield
        • Co. I (Miner’s Guards) – Capt. Thomas S. Allen (M)
          • “A” (PC)
        • Co. K (Wisconsin Rifles) – Capt. J. Stahel

Battery E, 3rd US Artillery (Sherman’s Battery) (6 Guns) (News, UH)

  • Capt. R. B. Ayres (B, OR)
    • Lt. R. D. Ransom
    • Lt. G. W. Dresser
    • Lt. H. E. Noyes

Fourth Brigade

Col. Israel B. Richardson (OR1, OR2, T)

  • Lt. R. L. Eastman, AAAG
  • Lt. C. H. Brightly, AAQ
  • 1st Lt. Frederick E. Prime, Engineer
  • Cadet J. T. Meigs, ADC

1st MAVI (UH)

  • Col. Robert Cowdin
    • Lt. Col. George D. Wells
      • Maj. Charles P. Chandler
        • Co. A (1st Massachusetts Militia, Co. A) – Capt. E. A. Wild(e)
        • Co. B (Union Guards, 1st Massachusetts Militia, Co. B) – Capt. E. Pearl
        • Co. C (1st) (Greenough Guards) – Capt. J. H. Barnes
        • Co. C (2nd) (North End True Blues) – Capt. G. Walker
        • Co. D (Roxbury City Guards, 1st Massachusetts Militia, Co. D) – Capt. E. W. Stone, Jr.
        • Co. E (Pulaski Guards, 1st Massachusetts Militia, Co. E) – Capt. C. B. Baldwin
        • Co. F (National Guards, 1st Massachusetts Militia Co. F) – Capt. A. W. Adams
        • Co. G (Independent Boston Fusiliers) – Capt. H. A. Snow
        • Co. H (Chelsea Volunteer Light Infantry) – Capt. S. Carruth
          • Pvt. J. W. Day (PC)
        • Co. I (Boston Volunteers/Schouler Guards) – Capt. C. E. Rand
        • Co. K (Chadwick Light Infantry) – Capt. A. G. Chamberlain

12th NYVI

  • Col. Ezra L. Walrath (PC1, PC2)
    • Lt. Col. R. M. Richardson
    • Maj. J. Louis
      • Ed – (PC)
      • Co. A – Capt. M. H. Church
        • W. B. C (PC)
      • Co. B – Capt. J. Brand
      • Co. C – Capt. D. Driscoll, Jr.
      • Co. D – Capt. G. W. Stone
        • Pvt. Robert Porter Bush (PC, I)
      • Co. E – Capt. J. M. Brower
        • Sgt. Robert E. Ellerbeck (PC)
      • Co. F – Capt. Milo W. Locke (PC)
      • Co. G – Capt. J. C. Irish
        • Pvt. Franklin E. Gates (PC)
        • Pvt. Randolph Phillips (PC)
      • Co. H – Capt.G. W. Cole
      • Co. I – Capt. Henry A. Barnum (PC1, PC2, PC3, I)
        • Pvt. William Ray Wells (PC1, PC2)
      • Co. K – Capt. A. J. Root

2nd MIVI

  • Col I. B. Richardson
    • Col. S. Larned
      • Maj. Adolphus W. Williams
      • Ass’t. Surgeon Henry F. Lyster (M)
      • Laundress/Nurse Jane Hinsdale (N)
        • Co. A – Capt. L. Dillman
          • 1st Lt. John Valentine Ruehle (PC)
          • 2nd Lt. Gustav Kast (PC)
        • Co. B – Capt. R. A. Beach
        • Co. C – Capt. C. Byington
        • Co. D – Capt. W. Humphrey
        • Co. E – Capt. R. M. Brethschneider (in command of battalion of light infantry composed of detached companies from regiments of the brigade)
          • Lt. B. Bromnell
        • Co. F – Capt. W. R. Morse
          • Pvt. Lyman E. Stowe (M, I)
        • Co. G – Capt. J. A. Lawson
        • Co. H – Capt. W. L. Whipple
        • Co. I – Capt. D. May
        • Co. K – Capt. C. S. May

3rd MIVI

  • Col. D. McConnell (I)
    • Lt. Col. Stevens
    • Maj. Stephen G. Champlin (T)
      • Co. A – Capt. S. A. Judd
      • Co. B – Capt. B. Borden
      • Co. C – Capt. A. E. Birkenstock
      • Co. D – Capt. M. B. Houghton
      • Co. E – Capt. E. S. Pierce
        • Pvt. Michael P. Long (PC)
      • Co. F – Capt. J. J. Dennis
      • Co. G – Capt. J. R. Price
      • Co. H – Capt. E. D. Bryant
      • Co. I – Capt. G. Weatherwax
      • Co. K – Capt. B. R. Pierce

Battery M, 2nd US Artillery (4 Guns) (UH)

  • Capt. H. J. Hunt (OR)
    • Lt. E. R. Platt
    • Lt. J. Thompson

Battery G., 1st US Artillery (2 Guns) (UH)

  • Lt. J. Edwards (OR)
    • Lt. S. N. Benjamin

Second Division

Col. David Hunter (W) (OR); Col. Andrew Porter (OR)

  • Lt. S. W. Stockton, ADC
  • Capt. W.D. Whipple, AAAG
  • Capt. D. P. Woodbury, Engineer
  • Hon. J. W. Arnold, ADC
  • Lt. Cross, ADC
  • Lt. D. W. Flagler, ADC

First Brigade

Col. Andrew Porter (OR, T)

  • Lt. W. W. Averell, AAAG (T)
  • Lt. J. B. Howard, AAQ
  • Lt. Bache, ADC
  • Lt. Trowbridge, ADC

8th NYSM (N, UH)

  • Col. G. Lyons (OR)
    • Lt. Col. C. G. Waterbury
    • Maj. O. F. Wentworth
    • Asst. Surg. Frederic de Peyster III (I)
    • Richard (PC)
      • Co. A – Capt. J. O. Johnston
      • Co. B – Capt. T. Swan(e)y
      • Co. C – Capt. E. Burger
      • Co. D – Capt. E. D. Lawrence
      • Co. E – Capt. M. Griffin
      • Co. F – Capt. L. Buck
      • Co. G – Capt. W. S. Carr
      • Co. H – Capt. S. N. Gregory
      • Co. I (Washington Grey Troop/Varian’s Light Artillery) – Capt. Joshua M. Varian
      • Engineer Corp – Capt. W. M. Walton

14th NYSM (News)

  • Col. Alfred M. Wood (W)
    • Lt. Col. Edward B. Fowler (OR)
    • Surgeon J. M. Homiston (T)
    • Maj. J. Jourdan
    • Asst. Surgeon William F. Swalm (T)
    • E. T. W. (PC)
    • G. H. Price (PC)
      • Co. A – Capt. Robert B. Jordan (PC, I)
        • Lieut. John H. Styles (PC)
          • Pvt. Joseph Sands (PC)
      • Co. B – Capt. G. Mallory
      • Co. C – Capt. D. Myers
        • Lieut. William H. Burnett (PC)
      • Co. D – Capt. C. F. Baldwin
        • Sgt. John Vliet (PC)
        • Pvt. John C. Brown (B, PC)
      • Co. E – Capt. William L. B. Stears (PC)
        • Pvt. Eugene H. Fales (PC)
        • Pvt. Louis L. Hingle (PC)
        • Pvt. Joseph Marfing (POW) (Parole)
        • Pvt. George Plaskett (PC)
      • Co. F – Capt. A. G. A. Harneckel
      • Co. G – Capt. G. Plass
      • Co. H – Capt. W. H. DeBeovise
        • Pvt Caleb H. Beal (PC)
        • Pvt. Richard F. Cole (PC)
        • Pvt. J. S. (PC)
      • Co. I – Capt. A. W. H. Gill
        • Pvt. Lewis Francis (MH, T)
      • Co. K – Capt. C. H. Morris
      • Co. L (Engineers) – Cpl. John Fulton (PC)
        • Pvt. Peter W. Ostrander (PC)

27th NYVI

  • Col. H. W. Slocum (W) (T)
    • Lt. Col. J. J. Chambers (Absent)
    • Maj. J. J. Bartlett (OR)
      • Surgeon Norman S. Barnes (PC)
        • Co. A – Capt. W. M. Bleakely
        • Co. B – Capt. A. D. Adams
        • Co. C – Capt. E. L. Lewis
          • Pvt. Worcester Burrows (PC)
        • Co. D – Capt. H. C. Ro(d)gers
          • Sgt Albert G. Northrup (PC)
          • Pvt. Albert Armstrong (I)
          • Pvt. John W. Burrows (PC)
          • Pvt. Charles N. Elliott (PC)
          • Pvt. Frederick Fowler (PC)
          • Pvt. Delos Payne (PC)
          • Pvt. Benjamin Franklin Spencer (PC)
          • Pvt. Charles Winters (PC)
        • Co. E – Capt. G. G. Wanzer
          • Corp. William Howard Merrell (M, PC)
            • Hospital Steward Daniel W. Bosley (PC)
            • Pvt. Duncan L. Brown (PC)
            • Pvt. John B. Edson (PC)
        • Co. F – Capt. P. Jay
        • Co. G – Capt. J. Perkins
          • Lt. Horatio Seymour Hall (M)
          • Cpl. Guilford Wiley Wells (PC, I)
          • Pvt. John Alden Copeland (PC)
          • Pvt. William H. McMahon (PC)
        • Co. H – Capt. C. E. Martin
        • Co. I – Capt. C. C. Gardner
          • Lt. Samuel M. Harmon (IPC)
        • Co. K – Capt. H. L. Achilles, Jr.
          • “C” (PC)

US Infantry Battalion (8 Cos: C, G, 2nd US; B, D, G, H, K, 3rd US; G, 8th US)

  • Maj. G. Sykes (14th U. S. Infantry) (OR)
      • Aide-de-Camp – Lt. James P. Drouillard (PC, I)
    • Acting Maj. Capt. N. H. Davis (2nd U. S. Infantry)
      • 2nd U. S. Inf. Co. C – Lt. A. E. Latimer
      • 2nd U. S. Inf. Co. K – Capt. A. Beal
      • 3rd U. S. Infantry Co. B – Lt. J. F. Kent
      • 3rd U. S. Infantry Co. D, Lt W. H. Bell
      • 3rd U. S. Infantry Co. G – Lt. J. B. Williams
      • 3rd U. S. Infantry Co. H – Lt. Dangerfield Parker (M)
      • 3rd U. S. Infantry Co. K – Lt. W. H. Penrose
      • 8th U. S. Infantry Co. H – Cpt. R. I. Dodge

US Marine Corps Battalion

  • Maj. J. G. Reynolds (OR)
    • William Barrett (PC)
    • Observer (PC)
    • Co. A – Capt. J. Zeilen
    • Co. B – Capt. J. H. Jones
    • Co. C – Lt. A. Ramsey
      • 2nd Lt. Robert Hitchcock (B, PC)
    • Co. D – Lt. W. H. Carter
      • Charles H. Pierce (PC)

US Cavalry Battalion (7 Cos: A, E, 1st US; B, E, G, I, 2nd US; K, 2nd US Dragoons)

  • Maj. I. N. Palmer (OR)
    • Surgeon Charles Carroll Gray (D)
    • Co. A, 1st U. S. Cav. – Lt. T. H. McCormick
    • Co. E, 1st U. S. Cav. – Lt. T. L’Hommedieu
    • Co. B, 2nd U. S. Cav. – Capt. J. E. Harrison
    • Co. E, 2nd U. S. Cav – Capt. W. W. Lowe
    • Co. G, 2nd U. S. Cav. – Lt. T. Drummond
      • 2nd Lt. George A. Custer (M1, M2, M3, I)
    • Co. I, 2nd U. S. Cav. – Capt. A. G. Brackett
    • Co. K, 2nd U. S. Dragoons – Capt. F. C. Armstrong

Company D, 5th US Artillery (6 Guns)

  • Capt. C. Griffin (OR, T)
    • Lt. Adelbert Ames (2nd U. S. Art.) (MOH)
    • Lt. Charles E. Hazlett (2nd U. S. Cav.) (T)
    • Lt. H. C. Hasbrouck (4th U. S. Art.)
    • Lt. Horatio B. Reed (T)

Second Brigade

Col. Ambrose E. Burnside (OR, OC)

  • Lt. Merriman, AAAG
  • Capt. Anson, AAQ
  • Capt. Goohue, Commissary
  • Lt. Beaumont, ADC
  • Capt. Woodbury, ADC
  • Gov. Sprague, ADC

2nd NHVI

  • Col. Gilman Marston (W, I)
    • Lt. Col. Francis S. Fiske (OR, I)
    • Maj. Josiah Stevens, Jr (PC, I)
    • Surgeon George H. Hubbard (PC, I)
    • Chaplain Henry E. Parker
    •  “Corporal Trim” (PC)
      • Co. A – Capt. T. A. Barker
        • Pvt. Mattison C. Sanborn (PC)
      • Co. B – Capt. Simon Goodell Griffin (M, PC, I)
        • Pvt. John W. Odlin (PC)
        • C. A. M. (PC)
      • Co. C – Capt. J. W. Carr
        • Corp. Alfred W. Burnham (PC)
      • Co. D – Capt.
        • Lt. Warren H. Parmenter (PC)
        • Pvt. Ezra C. Goodwin (PC, I)
      • Co. E – Capt. H. Rollins
        • Cpl. Joseph S. Sweatt (PC1, PC2, I)
      • Co. F – Capt. Thomas Snow (PC, I)
        • 2nd Lt. Harrison D. F. Young (PC, I)
        • Unknown Officer (PC)
          • Sgt. Hugh R. Richardson (PC, I)
          • Sgt. Charles W. Fletcher (PC)
      • Co. G – Capt. Ephraim Weston (I)
      • Co. H – Capt. I. Pearl
        • Lt. Joab N. Patterson (PC, I)
          • Pvt. Frank M. Boutelle (PC)
      • Co. I – Capt. E. L. Bailey
      • Co. K – Capt. W. O. Sides

1st RIVI

  • Maj. J. P. Balch (OR)
    • “DeW” (PC1, PC2, PC3)
    • Unknown (PC)
      • Co. A
        • Pvt. Amos Bowen (I)
        • Pvt. Charles E. Douglas (I)
      • Co. C
        • Lt. Luther C. Warner (PC)
        • Unknown Officer (PC1, PC2)
        • “H” (PC)
        • Unknown (PC1)
        • Pvt. Moses Brown Jenkins (I)
      • Co. D – Pvt Albert Penno (PC)
      • Co. H – Kady Brownell (I)
      • Co. F
        • Pvt. Joshua Perry Clarke (I)
        • Pvt. Theodore W. King W, C, (PC, I)

2nd RIVI

  • Col. John S. Slocum (K)
    • Lt. Col. F. Wheaton (OR)
      • Maj. Sullivan Ballou (K) (PC)
        • Chaplain Thorndike Jameson (PC1, PC2, PC3, PC4, PC5)
        • Unknown Officer (PC)
        • “Canonicus” (PC1)
        • Co. A – Pvt. Charles W. Gleason (I)
        • Co. C – Pvt. William J. Crossley (D)
        • Co. D – Capt. William H. P. Steere (I)
          • Corp. Samuel J. English (PC, I)
        • Co. E – Capt. Isaac Peace Rodman
          • Sgt. James A. Ward (PC)
            • Corp. Patrick Lyons (D)
            • Corp. William E. Smith (PC)
              • Pvt. Jeremiah Rathbun (PC)
        • Co. F – Capt. Levi Tower (K) (I)
          • Lt. John P. Shaw (PC, I)
            • Sgt. George Kidder (I)
              • Corp. David Douglass (I)
              • Corp. Theodore Jenks (I)
              • Corp. George Wood (I)
              • Corp. Francis Ronien (I)
                • Pvt. (Joseph or Lewis) Barnes (I)
                • Pvt. Jonathan Davidson (I)
                • Pvt. William Frazier (I)
                • Pvt. Charles Godfrey (I)
                • Pvt. Benjamin Hughes (I)
                • Pvt, Robert Johnstone (I)
                • Pvt. John Manning (I)
                • Pvt. James Newell (I)
                • Pvt. John Newell (I)
                • Pvt. Samuel Newman (I)
                • Pvt. Francis Osgood (I)
                • Pvt. Thomas Potter (I)
                • Pvt. Robert Robertson (I)
                • Pvt. Smith Salisbury (I)
                • Pvt. Albert L. Smith (I)
                • Pvt. Peter Taylor (I)
                • Pvt. William Worger (I)
        • Co. G – Unknown Officer (PC)
        • Co. H – Capt. Beriah S. Brown (I)
          • Lt. Thomas Foy (I)
            •  Pvt. Ezra Greene (PC)
        • Co. I – Pvt. Charles E. Perkins (I)
        • Co. K – Leonard Belding (PC)
        • Battery A, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery (Reynolds’ Battery) of 6 13 lb. James Rifles
          • “Juvenis” (PC)
          • “Sergeant” (PC)
            • Cpl. Thomas Frederick “Fred” Brown (I)
              • Pvt. Theodore Reichardt (D)
              • Unknown (1) (PC)

71st NYSM (N)

  • Col. H. P. Martin (OR)
    • Lt. Col. C. H. Smith
      • Maj. G. A. Buckingham
        • Unknown (PC)
        • Co. A (Light Guard) – Capt. D. D. Hart
          • Pvt. Edward P. Doherty (PC, I)
        • Co. B – Capt. B. L. Trafford
        • Co. C – Capt. W. J. Coles
          • Pvt. Josiah Favill (D)
          • Unknown (PC)
        • Co. D – Capt. D. C. Meuschutt
        • Co. E – Capt. E. S. Wade
          • Pvt. William R. Murray (M)
        • Co. F – Capt. Julius L. Ellis (MW)
          • Pvt. John S. Ellis (PC)
          • Pvt. Harry Rockafeller (PC)
        • Co. G – Capt. W. S. Dunham
        • Co. H – Capt. A. F. Miller
          • J. H. G. (PC1, PC2)
          • Pvt. Robert Welch (M)
        • Co. I (Parmenter Rifles/Riflemen) – Capt. Augustus van Horne Ellis (2 Boat Howitzers) (I)
          • Sgt. William H. Garrison (PC)
            • Pvt. Samuel Bond (PC)
            • “Georgie” (PC)

Third Division

Col. Samuel P. Heintzelman (W) (D, OR, T)

  • Capt. Chauncey McKeever, AAAG
  • Capt. Horatio Wright, Chief Engineer
  • Lt. Fairbanks, ADC
  • Lt. F. U. Farquhar, ADC
  • Lt. George W. Snyder, ADC
  • Lt. Sweet, ADC

First Brigade

Col. William B. Franklin (OR, T)

  • Capt. Walworth Jenkins, AAG
  • Lt. Charles H. Gibson, AAG
  • Lt. Baker, ADC
  • Lt. Hartranft, ADC

5th MAVI

  • Col. S. C. Lawrence (W)
    • “R” (PC)
    • Unknown (PC)
    • Co. F – Capt. David Kilburn Wardwell
    • Co. G – Capt. George L. Prescott
      • Pvt. Edward F. Phelps (PC)
    • Co. I
      • Unknown (PC)
      • “W” (PC)

11th MAVI

  • Col. George Clark, Jr.
    • Surgeon Luther V. Bell (PC)
    • Co. B – Pvt. Thomas Green (PC, I, B)

1st MNVI

  • Col. W. A. Gorman (OR)
    • Lieut. Col. Stephen A. Miller (PC, PC2, I)
      • Chaplain Rev. Edward D. Neill (I, PC1, PC2)
      • Asst. Surgeon Charles W. Le Boutillier (PC)
      • Unknown Officer (PC)
        • Co. A – Capt. Alexander Wilkin (PC)
          • Private (PC)
          • Private (2) (PC)
          • Pvt. William Nixon (PC)
        • Co. B – Cpl. Gustaf E. Granstrand (I)
          • Pvt. John E. Goundry (PC)
        • Co. C – Pvt. George L. Smith (PC)
        • Co. F – Cpl. James A. Wright (M1, M2, M3, M4)
        • Co. G
          • Pvt Edward H. Bassett (PC1, PC2)
          • Pvt. Mortimer Stimpson (PC)
4th PAVI
  • Col. John Frederick Hartranft (MOH) (This regiment refused to advance on July 21, claiming its enlistments had expired.  Col. Hartranft joined the brigade staff.)

Company I, 1st US Artillery (6 Guns)

  • Capt. J. B. Ricketts (W&C) (PC, T1, T2)
    • Lieut. Andrew Douglas (KIA) (I)
    • Lieut. Edmund Kirby (OR)

Second Brigade

Col. Orlando B. Willcox (W&C) (OR1, OR2PC); Col. John Henry Hobart Ward (OR)

  • Lt. Woodruff, AAAG
  • Lt. J. R. Edie, ADC
  • Lt. Francis H. Parker, ADC

11th NYVI (Fire Zouaves)

  • Col. Noah Lane Farnham (MW)
    • J. A. S. (PC)
    • Co. A – Lt. Edward Burgin Knox (PC)
    • Co. E
      • Pvt. Henry W. Link (PC)
      • Pvt. Lewis H. Metcalfe (M)
    • Co. G – Pvt. Harry Lazarus (PC)

38th NYVI (UH)

  • Col. John Henry Hobart Ward
    • Lt. Col. A. Farnsworth (OR)
      • Maj. J. D. Potter
        • Asst. Quartermaster/Ensign Jacob Leonard (PC)
        • Officers’ Clerk George L. Russell (PC)
          • Co. A – Capt. D. E. Gavitt
            • Pvt. John C. Hallock (PC)
          • Co. B – Capt. E. McGrath
          • Co. C – Capt. R. F. Allason
          • Co. D – Capt. J. T. Harrold
            • Lt. George W. Cooney (PC)
              • Pvt. Jonathan Coward (PC)
          • Co. E – Capt. A. O. Tilden
          • Co. F – Capt. H. McQuade
            • 2nd Lt. Fred W. Shipman (PC)
          • Co. G – Capt. G. F. Britton
          • Co. H – Capt. William H. Baird (PC)
            • Pvt. John H. Morrison (PC)
          • Co. I – Capt. Calvin S. DeWitt (PC)
            • Sgt. Arthur T. Pickett (PC)
          • Co. K – Capt. S. C. Dwyer
            • Unknown Sgt. (PC)
              • Pvt. James A. Coburn (PC)
              • Unknown (PC)

1st MIVI

  • Maj. Alonzo F. Bidwell (OR)
    • Co. F – Pvt. Charles W. Farrand (PC)

4th MIVI (not engaged – at Fairfax CH)

  • Col. Dwight A. Woodbury (OC, I)

Company D, 2nd US Artillery (4 Guns)

  • Capt. Richard Arnold (OR)
    • Lt. Barriger
    • Lt. Throckmorton

Third Brigade

Col. Oliver O. Howard (OR)

  • Capt. Burt, AAAG
  • Lt. Burt, AAQ
  • Lt. D. H. Buel, ADC
  • Lt. A. Mordecai, Jr., ADC
  • Pvt. Charles H. Howard (IPC)

3rd MEVI

  • Maj. Henry G. Staples (OR)
    • Co. A – Sgt. Lincoln Litchfield (PC)
    • Co. C – G. S. A. (PC)
    • Co. G – Albert (PC)

4th MEVI

  • Col. Hiram G. Berry (OR, PC)
    • “4th” (PC)
      • Co. K – Capt. Silas M. Fuller (PC)
        • Pvt. Samuel S. Hersey, Jr. (PC)

5th MEVI

  • Col. Mark H. Dunnell (OR)
    • H. J. E. (PC)
    • Q (PC)
    • Unknown (1) (PC)
    • Unknown (2) (PC)
      • Co. B
        • Typo (PC)
        • Unknown (PC)
      • Co. D – Unknown (PC)
      • Co. E – Sgt. Frank L. Lemont (PC)
      • Co. G – Pvt. Joseph Leavitt (PC1, PC2)

2nd VTVI

  • Col. Henry Whiting (OR)
    • Lt. Col. George J. Stannard
      • Maj. Charles. H. Joyce (PC)
        •  Unknown Captain (PC)
        • W (PC1, PC2)
          • Co. A (Bennington Union Guards) – Capt. J. H. Walbridge
          • Co. B – Capt. J. Hope
            • Unknown Irishman (PC)
          • Co. C – Capt. E. A. Todd
            • Sgt. Nelson Cole (N)
          • Co. D – Capt. C. Dillingham
            • Sgt. Eldon A. Tilden (PC)
          • Co. E (Tunbridge Light Infantry)- Capt. R. Smith
            • Sgt. Harrison Dewey (PC)
          • Co. F (Capital Guards) – Capt. F. V. Randall
            • Pvt George W. Doty (PC)
            • J. B. L. (PC)
          • Co. G (Vermont Guards) – Capt. J. T. Drew
          • Co. H (Green Mountain Rifles) – Capt. W. T. Burnham
            • Sgt. Abraham Ford (PC)
          • Co. I – Capt. V. S. Fulham
          • Co. K (Winooski Volunteers) – Capt. J. L. Lonergan
            • Unknown (PC)

Fourth Division (Not Engaged)

Brig. Gen. Theodore Runyon (OC)

  • Capt. J. B. Mulligan, ADC (OC)

1st NJSM

  • Col. A. J. Johnson

2nd NJSM

  • Col. H. M. Baker

3rd NJSM

  • Col. W. Napton

4th NJSM

  • Col. M. Miller

1st NJVI

  • Col. W. R. Montgomery (OR)

2nd NJVI

  • Col. G. W. McLean

3rd NJVI

  • Col. G. W. Taylor

41st NYVI

  • Col. L. von Gilsa

Fifth Division

Col. Dixon S. Miles (OR, PC, OC)

  • Capt. T. M. Vincent, AAAG
  • Lt. John P. Hawkins, AAQ
  • 1st Lt. Frederick E. Prime, Engineer
  • Maj. Ritchie, ADC
  • Lt. A. H. Cushing, ADC
  • Lt. George H. Mendell, ADC
  • Lt. McMillan, ADC

First Brigade (Held in reserve at Centreville – covered retreat)

Col. Louis Blenker (OR, T)

8th NYVI

  • Lt. Col. J. Stahel

29th NYVI

  • Col. A. von Steinwehr

39th NYVI

  • Col. F. G. D’Utassy

27th PAVI

  • Col. M. Einstein

Company A, 2nd US Artillery (4 Guns)

  • Capt. J. C. Tidball (M)

Brookwood’s (Varian’s) New York Battery (6 Guns of the 8th NYSM, manned by men from the 8th & 29th NYVI) (N)

  • Capt. C. Brookwood

2nd Brigade

Col. Thomas A. Davies (OR1, OR2, T)

  • Lt. Cowdrey, AAAG
  • Lt. Hopkins, AAQ
  • Lt. Thomas C. Bradford, Commissary
  • Lt. Howland, ADC

16th NYVI

  • Lt. Col. S. Marsh (OR)
  •  Maj. Buel Palmer (PC)
    • J. A. V. (PC)
    • “Soldier” (PC)
    • Co. G – 1st Sgt. John Henry Austin (I)
      • 2nd Sgt. Edwin O. Betts (I)
      • 3rd Sgt. Luther Lee Partridge (I)
      • 4th Sgt. Andrew Christie Bayne (I)

18th NYVI

  • Col. W. A. Jackson
    • Co. D – Sgt. John S. King (PC)

31st NYVI

  • Col. C. E. Pratt (OR)
    • Lt. Col. William H. Browne (PC)
    • Surgeon Frank Hamilton (PC)

32nd NYVI

  • Col. R. Matheson
    • Unknown (PC)
    • Co. A – Capt. Jerome Rowe (PC)
    • Co. I – Lieut. Prentice B. Wager (PC)

Company G., 2nd US Artillery (4 Guns)

  • Lt. O. D. Greene (OR)

THANKS to friend Jonathan Soffe for providing company level information. For even more information on the commands, see his fine website.

7 responses

23 08 2009
Burnham’s Report « Bull Runnings

[…] was enough for me to show Burnham as in command of the regiment on my order of battle for McDowell’s army.  A few weeks ago, I happened upon a website maintained by paleontologist William Parker, which I […]


19 10 2009

Hey guys. I’m looking a good OoB with regimental strenght. Each OoB I’ve found is on brigade level. Maybe someone could help me? Best regards.


19 10 2009
Harry Smeltzer

Good question – I wish I had a good answer for you. Strengths are really tough to come by for any campaign, even one as early as BR1. It’s mind-numbing work. I’ve never seen any good table of strength by regiment. It may be something that Jonathon is working on at http://firstbullrun.co.uk/


15 04 2013

Have you ever heard of a ‘Joseph Christie Green,born Feb14,18? ,died battle ‘bull run” Sept,24,1861?


16 04 2013
Harry Smeltzer

I’ll need a little more info, like where was he from?


30 07 2015
Will Hickox

Harry: There is a letter from a 12th New York soldier, Frank Gates, here:


about 3/4 of the way down the page.


30 07 2015
Harry Smeltzer

Thanks Will. I’ll take a look.


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