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IV.

Report of the army of Northern Virginia

On the 26th of June, 1862.

Commander-in-chief, R. E. Lee.

1st corps, Longstreet.

1st Division, Longstreet. 1st Brigade, Kemper; 2d Brigade, R. H. Anderson; 3d Brigade, Pickett; 4th Brigade, Wilcox; 5th Brigade, Pryor.

2d Division, A. P. Hill. 1st Brigade, J. R. Anderson; 2d Brigade, M. Gregg; 3d Brigade, Archer; 4th Brigade, Field; 5th Brigade, Branch; 6th Brigade, Pender.

2d corps, Jackson.

1st Division, Jackson. 1st Brigade (Stonewall), Winder; 2d Brigade, Cunningham; 3d Brigade, Fulkerstone; 4th Brigade, Lawton.

2d Division, Ewell. 1st Brigade, Elzey (afterward Early); 2d Brigade, Trimble; 3d Brigade, Seymour.

3d Division, Whiting. 1st Brigade, Hood; 2d Brigade, Laws.

4th Division, D. H. Hill. 1st Brigade, Rhodes; 2d Brigade, Colquitt; 3d Brigade, Garland; 4th Brigade, G. B. Anderson; 5th Brigade, Ripley.

3d corps, Magruder.

1st Division, Magruder. 1st Brigade, Howell Cobb; 2d Brigade, Griffith.

2d Division, D. R. Jones. 1st Brigade, Toombs; 2d Brigade, G. T. Anderson.

3d Division, McLaws. 1st Brigade, Kershaw; 2d Brigade, Semmes.

Huger's Division. 1st Brigade, Armistead; 2d Brigade, Ransom; 3d Brigade, Mahone; 4th Brigade, Wright.

Holmes's Division. 1st Brigade, Wise; 2d Brigade, Daniel; 3d Brigade, Walker.

Cavalry Division, Stuart; 9 regiments.

Reserve Artillery, Pendleton.


The exact strength of this army has never been officially stated, but it is easy to form a calculation. It comprised thirty-seven active brigades, averaging five regiments each. Allowing only four hundred and fifty men to every regiment—that is to say, less than one half of the normal force—we get at the figure of two thousand two hundred and fifty men as the strength of each brigade, making the total number of Confederate infantry eighty-three thousand two hundred and fifty men. The nine regiments of Stuart's cavalry could not count

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