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Federal major-generals commanders of the fifth and sixth army corps

Fitz John Porter commanded the Fifth Corps on the Peninsula.

George Sykes commanded the Fifth Corps at Gettysburg.

William Farrar Smith led the Sixth Corps at Fredericksburg.

Horatio G. Wright commanded the Sixth Corps in the Shenandoah and Petersburg campaigns.

William Buel Franklin commanded the Sixth Corps on the Peninsula and at Antietam under McClellan.

Gouverneur Kemble Warren, long associated with the Fifth Corps, finally as Corps commander.


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