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Union Order of Battle

First Bull Run
Official Records of the War of the Rebellion

ARMY OF NORTHEASTERN VIRGINIA

approx. 35,000 effectives

Brig. Gen. IRVIN MCDOWELL

Irvin McDowell
Major General Irvin McDowell (National Archives)

FIRST DIVISION
Brig. Gen. DANIEL TYLER

First Brigade
Col. ERASMUS D. KEYES

  • 2nd Maine
        Col. C. D. Jamerson
  • 1st Connecticut
        Lt. Col. Speidel
  • 2nd Connecticut
        Col. A. H. Terry
  • 3rd Connecticut
        Col. J. L. Chatfield

 

Second Brigade
Brig. Gen. ROBERT C. SCHENCK

  • 2nd New York
        Col. G. W. B. Tompkins
  • 1st Ohio
        Col. A. McD. McCook
  • 2nd Ohio
        Lt. Col. R. Mason
  • Co. E, 2nd U.S. Artillery
        Cpt. J. H. Carlisle

 

Third Brigade
Col. WILLIAM T. SHERMAN

William Tecumseh Sherman
Major General William T. Sherman (Library of Congress)
  • 13th New York
        Col. I. F. Quinby
  • 69th New York
        Col. M. Corcoran (W&C), Cpt. J. Kelly
  • 79th New York
        Col. J. Cameron (K)
  • 2nd Wisconsin
        Lt. Col. H. W. Peck
  • Co. E, 3rd U.S. Artillery
        Cpt. R. B. Ayres

 

Fourth Brigade
Col. ISRAEL B. RICHARDSON

  • 1st Massachusetts
        Col. R Cowdin
  • 12th New York
        Col. E. L. Walrath
  • 2nd Michigan
        Maj. A. W. Williams
  • 3rd Michigan
        Col. D. McConnell, Lt. Col. Stevens
  • Co. G, 1st U.S. Artillery
        Lt. J. Edwards
  • Co. M, 2nd U.S. Artillery
        Capt. H. J. Hunt

 

SECOND DIVISION
Col. DAVID HUNTER (W), Col. ANDREW PORTER

First Brigade
Col. ANDREW PORTER

  • 8th New York (Militia)
        Col. G. Lyons
  • 14th New York (Militia)
        Col. A. M. Wood (W), Lt. Col. E. B. Fowler
  • 27th New York
        Col. H. W. Slocum(W), Maj. J. J. Bartlett
  • U.S. Infantry Battalion (8 Cos.)
        Maj. G. Sykes
  • U.S. Marine Corps Battalion
        Maj. J. G. Reynolds
  • U.S. Cavalry Battalion (7 Cos.)
        Maj. I. N. Palmer
  • Co. D, 5th U.S. Artillery
        Cpt. C. Griffin

 

Second Brigade
Col. AMBROSE E. BURNSIDEBurnside bull run

  • 2nd New Hampshire
        Col. G. Marston (W), Lt. Col. F. S. Flake
  • 1st Rhode Island
        Maj. J. P. Balch
  • 2nd Rhode Island
        Col. J. S. Slocum (K), Lt. Col. F. Wheaton
  • 71st New York
        Col. H. P. Martin
  • 2nd Rhode Island Battery
        Cpt. William H. Reynolds

 

THIRD DIVISION
Col. SAMUEL P. HEINTZELMAN (W)

First Brigade
Col. WILLIAM B. FRANKLIN

  • 5th Massachusetts
        Col. S. C. Lawrence (W)
  • 11th Massachusetts
        Col. G. Clark
  • 1st Minnesota
        Col. W. A. Gorman
  • 4th Pennsylvania
        Col. John F. Hartranft
  • Co. I, 1st U.S. Artillery
        Cpt.J. B. Ricketts(W&C)

 

Second Brigade
Col. ORLANDO B. WILCOX (W&C), Col. J. H. HOBART WARD

  • 11th New York
        Lt. Col. N. C. Farnham (W)
  • 38th New York
        Col. J. H. Hobart Ward, Lt. Col. A. Farnsworth
  • 1st Michigan
        Maj. A. F. Bidwell
  • 4th Michigan
        Col. D. A. Woodbury
  • Co. D, 2nd U.S. Artillery
        Cpt. R. Arnold

 

Third Brigade
Col. OLIVER O. HOWARD

Oliver Otis Howard
Oliver O. Howard (Library of Congress)
  • 3rd Maine
        Maj. H. G. Staples
  • 4th Maine
        Col. H. G. Berry
  • 5th Maine
        Col. M. H. Dunnell
  • 2nd Vermont
        Col. H. Whiting

 

FOURTH DIVISION
Brig. Gen. THEODORE RUNYON

Militia

  • 1st New Jersey
        Col. A. J. Johnson
  • 2nd New Jersey
        Col. H. M. Baker
  • 3rd New Jersey
        Col. W. Napton
  • 4th New Jersey
        Col. M. Miller

 

Volunteers

  • 1st New Jersey
        Col. W. R. Montgomery
  • 2nd New Jersey
        Col. G. W. McLean
  • 3rd New Jersey
        Col. G. W. McLean
  • 41st New York
        Col. L. Von Gilsa

 

FIFTH DIVISION
Col. DIXON S. MILES

Dixon Stansbury Miles
Brigadier General Dixon S. Miles (Library of Congress)

First Brigade
Col. LOUIS BLENKER

  • 8th New York
        Lt. Col. J. Stahel
  • 29th New York
        Col. A. von Steinwehr
  • 39th New York
        Col. F. G. D'Utassy
  • 27th Pennsylvania
        Col. M. Einstein
  • Co. A, 2nd U.S. Artillery
        Cpt. J. C. Tidball
  • 8th New York Militia Battery
        Cpt. C. Brookwood

 

Second Brigade
Col. THOMAS A. DAVIES

  • 16th New York
        Lt. Col. S. Marsh
  • 18th New York
        Col. W. A. Jackson
  • 31st New York
        Col. C. E. Pratt
  • 32nd New York
        Col. R. Matheson
  • Co. G, 2nd U.S. Artillery
        Lt. O. D. Greene

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