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Appendix A.

Organization of the Union army at the battle of Bull Run, Va., July 21, 1861.1

Brigadier-General Irvin McDOWELL commanding.
Captain James B. Fry, Assistant Adjutant-General.
Major W. H. Wood, 17th Infantry, Acting Inspector-General.
Captain O. H. Tillinghast, Assistant Quartermaster.
Captain H. F. Clarke, Chief Commissary of Subsistence.
Surgeon W. S. King.
Assistant Surgeon D. L. Magruder.
Major J. G. Barnard, Chief Engineer.
Lieutenant Fred. E. Prime, Engineer.
Captain A. W. Whipple, Topographical Engineer.
Lieutenant H. L. Abbot, Topographical Engineer.
Lieutenant H. S. Putnam, Topographical Engineer.
Lieutenant George C. Strong, Ordnance Officer.
Major A. J. Myer, Signal Officer.
Major William F. Barry, 5th Artillery, Chief of Artillery.
Major James S. Wadsworth, Volunteer Aid-de-Camp.
Majcr Clarence S. Brown, Volunteer Aid-de-Camp.
Lieutenant H. W. Kingsbury, 5th Artillery, Aid-de-Camp.
Lieutenant Guy V. Henry, Aid-de-Camp.
Major Malcolm McDOWELL, Acting Aid-de-Camp.

first Division.
Brigadier-General Daniel Tyler.
First Brigade.
Colonel Erasmus D. Keyes.
2d Maine, Colonel Charles D. Jameson.
1st Connecticut, Colonel George S. Burnham.
2d Connecticut, Colonel Alfred H. Terry.
3d Connecticut, Colonel John L. Chatfield.
Second Brigade.
Brigadier-General Robert C. Schence.
2d New York (militia), Colonel George W. B. Tompkins
1st Ohio, Colonel A. McD. McCook.
2d Ohio, Lieut.-Colonel Rodney Mason.
Company E, 2d U. S. Artillery, Captain J. H. Carlisle.
Third Brigade.
Colonel William T. Sherman.
18th New York, Colonel Isaac F. Quinby.
69th New York, Col. Michael Corcoran (wounded and captured), Capt. James Kelly
79th New York, Colonel James Cameron (killed).
2d Wisconsin, Lieut.-Colonel Henry W. Peck.
Company E, 3d U. S. Artillery, Captain R. B. Ayres.
Fourth Brigade.
Colonel Israel B. Richardson.
1st Massachusetts, Colonel Robert Cowdin.
12th New York, Colonel Ezra L. Walrath.
2d Michigan, Major Adolphus W. Williams.
3d Michigan, Colonel Daniel McConnell.
Company G, 1st U. S. Artillery, Lieutenant John Edwards.
Company M, 2d U. S. Artillery, Captain Henry J. Hunt.

second Division.
(1.) Colonel David Hunter (wounded).
(2.) Colonel Andrew Porter.
First Brigade.
Colonel Andrew Porter.
8th New York (militia), Colonel George Lyons.
14th New York (militia), Colonel Alfred M. Wood (wounded and captured), Lieut.-Colonel E. B. Fowler.
27th New York (militia), Colonel H. W. Slocum (wounded), Major J. J. Bartlett.
Battalion U. S. Infantry, Major George Sykes.
Battalion U. S. Marines, Major John G. Reynolds.
Battalion U. S. Cavalry, Major I. N. Palmer.
Company D, 5th U. S. Artillery, Captain Charles Griffin.
Second Brigade.
Colonel Ambrose E. Burnside.
2d New Hampshire. Col. Gilman Marston (wounded), Lieut.-
Col. Frank S. Fiske.
1st Rhode Island, Major Joseph P. Balch.
2d Rhode Island (with battery), Colonel John S. Slocum (killed), Lieut.-Colonel
Frank Wheaton.
17st New York (with two howitzers), Colonel Henry P. Martin.

third Division.
Colonel Samuel P. Heintzelman (wounded).
First Brigade.
Colonel William B. Franklin.
5th Massachusetts, Colonel Samuel C. Lawrence.
11th Massachusetts, Colonel George Clark, Jr.
1st Minnesota, Colonel W. A. Gorman.
Company 1, 1st U. S. Artillery, Captain James B. Ricketts (wounded and captured), Lieutenant Edmund Kirby.
Second Brigade.
Col. Orlando B. Willcox (wounded and captured), Col. J. H. Hobart Ward.
11th New York, Lieut.-Colonel Noah L. Farnham.
88th New York, Colonel J. H. Hobart Ward, Lieut.-Colonel Addison Farnsworth.
1st Michigan, Major Alonzo F. Bidwell.
4th Michigan, Colonel Dwight A. Woodbury.
Company D, 2d U. S. Artillery, Captain Richard Arnold.
Third Brigade.
Colonel Oliver 0. Howard.
3d Maine, Major Henry G. Staples.
4th Maine, Colonel Hiram G. Berry.
5th Maine, Colonel Mark H. Dunnell.
2d Vermont, Colonel Henry Whiting.

Fourth (reserve) Division.2
Brigadier-General Theodore Runyon.
1st New Jersey,3 Colonel A. J. Johnson.
2d New Jersey,4 Colonel Henry M. Baker.
3d New Jersey,5 Colonel William Napton.
4th New Jersey,6 Colonel Matthew Miller. Jr.
1st New Jersey7 Colonel William R. Montgomery.
2d New Jersey8 Colonel George W. McLean.
3d New Jersey9 Colonel George W. Taylor.
41st New York10 Colonel Leopold von Gilsa.

Fifth Division.11
Colonel Dixon S. Miles.
First Brigade.
Colonel Louis Blenker.
8th New York (volunteers), Lieut.-Colonel Julius Stahel
29th New York (volunteers), Colonel Adolph von Steinwehr.
39th New York (volunteers), Colonel Frederick G. D'Utassy.
27th Pennsylvania, Colonel Max Einstein.
Company A, 2d U. S. Artillery, Captain John C. Tidball.
Bookwood's New York Battery, Captain Charles Bookwood.
Second Brigade.
Colonel Thomas A. Davies.
16th New York, Lieut.-Colonel Samuel Marsh.
18th New York, Colonel William A. Jackson.
31st New York, Colonel Calvin E. Pratt.
32d New York, Colonel Roderic Matheson.
Company G, 2d U. S. Artillery, Lieutenant Oliver D. Greene.

1 for the complete and correct compilation herewith for the first time printed the author is indebted to Colonel Robert N. Scott, U. S. A., in charge of the pub lication of the official War Records.

2 Not engaged.

3 Three months militia.

4 Three months militia.

5 Three months militia.

6 Three months militia.

7 Three years volunteers.

8 Three years volunteers.

9 Three years volunteers.

10 Three years volunteers.

11 In reserve at Centreville and not engaged in the battle proper. Had some skirmishing with the enemy during the day and while covering the retreat of the army.

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