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Second Bull Run
The First Corps, when at its maximum, contained 46 regiments of infantry and 12 batteries of light artillery.
It was organized in March, 1862, with three divisions,--King's, McCall's, and Franklin's. General Irwin McDowell was placed in command.
When General McClellan moved the Army to the Peninsula, in April, 1862, McDowell's corps was left in Northern Virginia.
Franklin's Division was ordered, soon after, to the Peninsula, where it was used in forming the Sixth Corps, its place in McDowell's command being taken by Ricketts' Division.
In June, McCall's Division — the famous Pennsylvania Reserves--was also sent to the Peninsular Army, but upon the return of McClellan's forces to Washington, the Reserves rejoined McDowell, and fought under him at Second Bull Run.
During the absence of the Army of