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The VI Corps (Sixth Corps) was a This article is about a military unit. For alternate meanings see Corps (disambiguation). A corps (a word that immigrated from the French language, but originating in the Latin corpus, corporis meaning body; plural same as singular) is a large military unit or formation. In many armies, it refers to a... corps of the The Union Army refers to the United States Army during the American Civil War. The Union Army is also known as the Northern Army, and the Federal Army. History of the Union Army Formation of the Union Army When the American Civil War began in April 1861, there were only... Union Army during the The American Civil War was fought in the United States from 1861 until 1865 between the United States – forces coming mostly from the 23 northern states of the Union – and the newly-formed Confederate States of America, which consisted of 11 southern states that had declared their secession... American Civil War.


The corps was organized as the Sixth Provisional Corps on May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). There are 227 days remaining. Events 1593 - Playwright Thomas Kyds accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe. 1652 - Rhode Island passes the first law in North America making... May 18, Events January-March January 10 - End of term for John Gately Downey, 7th Governor of California. He is succeeded by Amasa Leland Stanford. January 30 - The first American ironclad warship, the USS Monitor is launched. February 1 - Julia Ward Howes Battle Hymn of the Republic is published for the... 1862, by uniting Major General William B. Franklin's Division, which had just arrived on the The Virginia Peninsula is a peninsula in southeast Virginia, bounded by the York River, James River, Hampton Roads, and Chesapeake Bay. The Peninsula region is generally accepted to encompass these political subdivisions: Independent cities: Hampton (including former Elizabeth City County) Newport News (including former Warwick County) Poquoson Williamsburg Counties: James... Virginia Peninsula, with Maj. Gen. William Farrar Smith William Farrar Smith (February 17, 1824 - February 28, 1903), American general, was born at St Albans, Vermont, and graduated from West Point in 1845, being assigned to the engineer branch of the army. He was twice assistant professor of mathematics at West Point (1846-1848 and 1855... William F. Smith's Division, which was taken away from the IV Corps for this purpose. This provisional arrangement having been sanctioned by the The United States Department of War was the military department of the United States governments executive branch from 1789 until 1949, when it became part of the United States Department of Defense. It was headed by the United States Secretary of War. It was also known as the War... U.S. War Department, the command received its permanent designation as the VI Army Corps, Generals Burnside, Hancock, Couch, Ferro, Patrick, Wilcox, Cochrane, Buford and others. Headquarters Army of the Potomac, November 10th 1862. The Army of the Potomac was the major Union Army in the Eastern Theatre of the American Civil War. History The Army of the Potomac was created in 1861, but was... Army of the Potomac. Franklin was appointed corps commander, and Maj. Gen. Henry W. Slocum succeeded to the command of Franklin's Division. On June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 194 days remaining. Events 1200-1899 1214 - University of Oxford receives its charter. 1685 - Monmouth Rebellion: The Duke of Monmouth declared himself King of England at Bridgwater. 1756 - English garrison imprisoned in... June 20, 1862, the corps numbered 24,911, present and absent, with 19,405 present for duty, equipped; the corps artillery numbered 40 guns.

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1862

At the Battle of Gaines Mill Conflict American Civil War Date June 27, 1862 Place Hanover County, Virginia Result Confederate victory The Battle of Gaines Mill, also known as the First Battle of Cold Harbor or the Battle of Chickahominy River, took place on June 27, 1862, in Hanover County, Virginia, as... Battle of Gaines' Mill in the Map of the events of the campaign. The Peninsula Campaign (also known as the Peninsular Campaign) of the American Civil War was a major Union offensive operation launched in southern Virginia in March through July of 1862. The operation, commanded by General George McClellan, was a roundabout amphibious attempt to... Peninsula Campaign, Slocum's Division was sent to the support of Maj. Gen. Fitz John Porter and became hotly engaged, losing 2,021 men out of less than 8,000 present. The Vermont brigade of Smith's (2nd) Division took a prominent part in the fight at Savage's Station, the 5th Vermont losing 209 men in that action. The corps fought at other points during the The Seven Days Campaign (June 25–July 1, 1862), or Seven Days Battle, of the American Civil War was a successful effort by the Confederate commander Robert E. Lee to turn back the Union general George McClellans Army of the Potomac in its attempt to capture Richmond, Virginia... Seven Days Battles, but at Battle of Malvern Hill Conflict American Civil War Date July 1, 1862 Place Henrico County, Virginia Result Union victory The Battle of Malvern Hill, also known as the Battle of Poindexter’s Farm, took place on July 1, 1862 in Henrico County, Virginia as part of the Peninsula Campaign... Malvern Hill it was held in reserve. At the Second Battle of Bull Run Conflict American Civil War Date August 28–30, 1862 Place Prince William County Result Confederate victory The Second Battle of Manassas, known as the Second Battle of Bull Run in the North, was a battle during the American Civil War. It began with an... Second Battle of Bull Run it was partially engaged, the Jersey Brigade of Slocum's (1st) Division having a sharp fight on August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. Events 479 BC - Battle of Plataea ends the Persian invasion of Greece, Mardonius routed by Pausanias, the Spartan commander of the Greek army. 55 BC - Julius Caesar Lands in... August 27, at Bull Run Bridge, in which it lost 339 in killed, wounded, and missing, Brig. Gen. George W. Taylor, the brigade commander, receiving a mortal wound.


In the Maryland Campaign, Slocum's Division made a gallant and successful charge up the side of Battle of South Mountain Conflict American Civil War Date September 14, 1862 Place Frederick County and Washington County Result Union victory The Battle of South Mountain was a battle of the American Civil War, considered by some to be prelude to the Battle of Antietam. Categories: Stub | Battles of the... South Mountain side at Crampton's Gap, driving the enemy from a strong position; Slocum's loss was 113 killed, 418 wounded, and two missing; total, 533. The corps was under fire again at Battle of Antietam Conflict American Civil War Date September 16–18, 1862 Place Near Sharpsburg, Maryland Result (Union strategic victory) The Battle of Antietam (known as the Battle of Sharpsburg in the South), fought on Wednesday, September 17, 1862 near Sharpsburg, Maryland, was the first major battle of the... Antietam, but was only partially engaged; the 3rd Brigade (William H. Irwin's) of Smith's Division, took an active part; however, the 7th Maine and 20th New York sustained severe losses.


Important changes in the corps now took place. It received a valuable accession by the transfer of Darius N. Couch's Division of the IV Corps, which now became the 3rd Division of the VI Corps, with Maj. Gen. John Newton in command. General Franklin was promoted to the command of the Left Grand Division, VI and I Corps, and General Smith succeeded to the command of the corps. General Slocum's able services were acknowledged by his promotion to the command of the XII Corps, and Maj. Gen. William T. Brooks succeeded Slocum in command of the 1st Division, while General Albion P. Howe succeeded to the command of Smith's (2nd) Division.


1863

At Battle of Fredericksburg Conflict American Civil War Date December 11–15, 1862 Place Spotsylvania County and Fredericksburg Result Confederate victory The Battle of Fredericksburg, fought on December 13, 1862 between General Robert E. Lees Army of Northern Virginia and the Army of the Potomac commanded by Maj. Gen... Fredericksburg, December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 18 days remaining. Events 1545 - Council of Trent begins 1577 - Sir Francis Drake sets out from Plymouth, on his round-the-world voyage 1642 - Abel Janszoon Tasman reaches New Zealand 1643... December 13, Events January-March January 10 - End of term for John Gately Downey, 7th Governor of California. He is succeeded by Amasa Leland Stanford. January 30 - The first American ironclad warship, the USS Monitor is launched. February 1 - Julia Ward Howes Battle Hymn of the Republic is published for the... 1862, only a few regiments of the corps were engaged, although all were under severe artillery fire. But the corps was engaged on the same field, May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). There are 242 days remaining. Events 1494 - Christopher Columbus discovers Jamaica. 1791 - The May Constitution of Poland (first modern constitution in Europe) is proclaimed by the Polish Diet. 1808 - Finnish War: Sweden loses... May 3, 1863 is a common year starting on Thursday. Events January January 1 - Abraham Lincoln delivers the Emancipation Proclamation during the second year of the American Civil War. January 1 - The first claim under the Homestead Act is made for a farm in Nebraska January 8 - Ground is broken in Sacramento... 1863, in an action that made it famous with a brilliant display of dash and daring. When This article is about Joseph Hooker, the U.S. Civil War Major General. For the English botanist, see: Joseph Dalton Hooker. Portrait of Joseph Hooker Joseph Hooker (November 13, 1814–October 31, 1879) was a Major General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was a... Joseph Hooker took the Army of the Potomac to Battle of Chancellorsville Conflict American Civil War Date April 30 – May 6, 1863 Place Spotsylvania County Result Decisive Confederate victory The Battle of Chancellorsville was a major battle of the American Civil War in 1863. Called Lees perfect battle, it pitted U.S. Major General Joseph Hookers... Chancellorsville he left the VI Corps in front of Fredericksburg, which was still held by a strong force of the enemy. General Sedgwick, who had succeeded to the corps command, ordered an assault on Marye's Heights, and that strong position that had defied the assaults of the previous battle, was now carried by the VI Corps at the point of the bayonet. The divisions of Newton and Howe were the ones engaged; Brooks's (1st) Division was engaged later in the day, at Battle of Salem Church Conflict American Civil War Date May 3-4, 1863 Place Spotsylvania County, Virginia Result Confederate victory The Battle of Salem Church, also known as the Battle of Banks Ford, took place from May 3_4, 1863 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia as part of the Chancellorsville Campaign of... Salem Church. The corps lost in this battle 485 killed, 2,619 wounded, and 1,485 missing; total 4,589. The missing ones were, for the most part, lost in the action at Salem Church. On the day before this battle, the corps returns showed a strength of 23,730, "present for duty", of whom less than 20,000 were present in action.


In the Battle of Gettysburg Conflict American Civil War Date July 1–3, 1863 Place Adams County Result Union victory The Battle of Gettysburg (July 1–3, 1863), which took place in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, was one of the largest battles ever conducted in the Western... Gettysburg Campaign, the divisions were commanded by Generals Wright, Howe, and Newton. Despite being the largest corps in the Union army at the time, the VI Corps was held in reserve to the east of Gettysburg, excepting Alexander Shaler's Brigade, which was sent into action as a support to the XII Corps; several casualties, also occurred in Henry L. Eustis's and Frank Wheaton's Brigades, of Newton's Division. Newton left the corps, being assigned to command the I Corps, following the death of John Fulton Reynolds (September 20, 1820 - July 1, 1863) was an American soldier. He was influential during the American Civil War, and died at the Battle of Gettysburg. His brothers were James LeFevre Reynolds, Quartermaster General of Pennsylvania, and Rear Admiral William Reynolds. John F. Reynolds was born at Lancaster... John F. Reynolds on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg Conflict American Civil War Date July 1–3, 1863 Place Adams County Result Union victory The Battle of Gettysburg ( July 1– 3, 1863), fought in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, as part of the Gettysburg Campaign, was the largest battle ever conducted in... battle. During the pursuit of For the author of Inherit the Wind and other works, see Robert Edwin Lee. Robert Edward Lee, as a U.S. Army Colonel before the war Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807–October 12, 1870) was a career army officer and the most successful general of the Confederate forces... Robert E. Lee's army after Gettysburg, the Vermont Brigade was engaged at Battle of Williamsport Conflict American Civil War Date July 6-16, 1863 Place Washington County, Maryland Result Inconclusive The Battle of Williamsport, also known as the Battle of Hagerstown or Falling Waters, took place from July 6-16, 1863 in Washington County, Maryland as part of the Gettysburg Campaign of... Funkstown, Maryland, where this one brigade, drawn out in a skirmish line of over a mile in length, alone and unassisted, repelled a determined attack of a vastly superior force, which in massed columns charged this skirmish line repeatedly. The Vermonters sustained but slight loss, as they occupied a strong, natural position.


Having returned to State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7.4%) Population (2000)  - Population 7,196,750 (12th)  - Density... Virginia, the corps participated in the Bristoe Campaign, November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. Events 1665 - The London Gazette, the oldest surviving journal, is first published. 1783 - A man convicted of forgery is the last to be publicly hanged at Londons Tyburn... November 7, 1863 is a common year starting on Thursday. Events January January 1 - Abraham Lincoln delivers the Emancipation Proclamation during the second year of the American Civil War. January 1 - The first claim under the Homestead Act is made for a farm in Nebraska January 8 - Ground is broken in Sacramento... 1863, at Rappahannock Station in a successful assault on the enemy's entrenchments. In this affair there was another display of that dash and gallantry that was so eminently characteristic of the VI Corps. The 6th Maine and 5th Wisconsin distinguished themselves particularly in this action, leading the storming party and carrying the works with the bayonet only. It was a brilliant success, resulting not only in a victory, but in the capture of a large number of prisoners, small arms, artillery and battle flags.


On the Mine Run Campaign the divisions were commanded by Generals Wright, Howe, and Henry D. Terry, but were not in action to any extent. The corps went into winter quarters at Categories: Towns in Virginia | Culpeper County, Virginia | Stub ... Brandy Station.


1864

Upon the reorganization of the army, in March, 1864, several changes were made. The 3rd Division was broken up, Shaler's Brigade being transferred to Horatio G. Wright's (1st) Division, while the brigades of Henry L. Eustis and Wheaton were placed in the 2nd Division, the command of which was given to General George W. Getty, who had served as a division commander in the IX Corps, and, also, in the VII Corps at the Battle of Suffolk (Norfleet House) Conflict American Civil War Date April 13-15, 1863 Place Suffolk, Virginia Result Inconclusive The Battle of Suffolk at the Norfleet House Battery took place from April 13-15, 1863 in Suffolk, Virginia as part of Confederate Army General James Longstreets Tidewater operations during... Siege of Suffolk.


The place of the 3rd Division was filled by the 3rd Division of the III Corps, that corps having been discontinued; the command of this division was given to Maj. Gen. James B. Ricketts.


The corps now contained 49 regiments of infantry, an artillery brigade composed of 8 batteries of light artillery (48 guns), and a battalion of heavy artillery acting as infantry; numbering in all, 24,163, "present for duty, equipped".


In the battles of the This article is about the Battle of the Wilderness in the American Civil War. For the French and Indian War battle, see Battle of the Wilderness 1755. Battle of the Wilderness Conflict American Civil War Date May 5–7, 1864 Place Spotsylvania County Result Inconclusive (Grant continued his offensive... Wilderness and Battle of Spotsylvania Court House Conflict American Civil War Date May 8–21, 1864 Place Spotsylvania County Result Inconclusive (Grant continued his offensive) The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, sometimes simply referred to as the Battle of Spotsylvania, was the second battle in Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grants... Spotsylvania of the Ulysses S. Grant Robert E. Lee The Overland Campaign, or Grants Overland Campaign, was a series of battles fought in Virginia during May and June, 1864, in the American Civil War. Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, general-in-chief of all Union armies, directed the actions of the Army... Overland Campaign, the VI Corps encountered the hardest contested fighting of its experience. At the Wilderness, the Vermont Brigade—Getty's Division—lost 1,232 men out of the 2,800 effectives that crossed the Rapidan River on the previous day. At Spotsylvania, the Jersey Brigade of Wright's Division was engaged in a deadly struggle, the percentage of killed in the 15th New Jersey being equaled in only one instance during the whole war. General Sedgwick was killed by a sniper's bullet at Spotsylvania on May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). There are 236 days remaining. Events 1300-1899 328 - Athanasius elected bishop of Alexandria. 1092 - Lincoln Cathedral is consecrated. 1429 - Joan of Arc defeats the English troops besieging Orléans. 1502 - Christopher Columbus... May 9, which caused great distress to the soldiers of the corps, who loved and admired their "Uncle John". General Wright succeeded to the command of the corps, Brig. Gen. David A. Russell succeeding Wright in the command of the 1st Division. On May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). There are 235 days remaining. Events 1200-1899 1291 - Scottish nobles recognize the authority of King Edward I of England. 1497 - Amerigo Vespucci allegedly leaves Cádiz for his first voyage to the... May 10, Brig. Gen. Categories: People stubs | 1839 births | 1881 deaths ... Emory Upton led a storming party of twelve picked regiments selected from the VI Corps; they carried the Confederate works in the "Mule Shoe" after a hand-to-hand fight in which bayonet wounds were freely given and received. On May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). There are 233 days remaining. Events 1191 - Richard I of England marries Berengaria of Navarre. 1264 - The Battle of Lewes, between King Henry III of England and the rebel Simon de Montfort, 6th... May 12, the entire corps fought at the "Bloody Angle", where the fighting was the among the closest and deadliest of any recorded in the Civil War. The casualties of the corps at the Wilderness were 719 killed, 3,660 wounded, 656 missing; total, 5,035; and at Spotsylvania, 688 killed, 2,820 wounded, 534 missing; total, 4,042.


In the assault at Battle of Cold Harbor Conflict American Civil War Date May 31 – June 12, 1864 Place Hanover County Result Confederate victory The Battle of Cold Harbor, the third and final battle of United States Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grants 1864 Overland Campaign in central Virginia during the American Civil... Cold Harbor, June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. Events 193 - Roman Emperor Marcus Didius is assassinated in his palace. 1283 - Treaty of Rheinfelden - Duke Rudolph II of Austria has to waive his right to the Duchies of... June 1, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864, the corps sustained another severe loss, 2,715 of its number killed or wounded in that ill-advised attempt. Accompanying the army to Troops in the Siege of Petersburg faced the usual siege armaments — projectiles of all shapes and sizes and attacks on fortifications — but the Union added underground explosives to the mix. Appomattox Manor served as Union army headquarters during the siege. The Siege of Petersburg (June 15, 1864 - April... Petersburg, it participated in the preliminary operations incidental to the investment of that stronghold. But its stay was of short duration. Jubal Anderson Early (November 3, 1816 – March 2, 1894) was a lawyer and Confederate general in the American Civil War. He was born in Franklin County, Virginia and graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1837. He fought against the Seminole in Florida before resigning from the army... Jubal A. Early's invasion of Maryland necessitated a transfer of troops to confront him, and the heroes of Marye's Heights were selected for that duty in the Eastern Theater operations in 1864 The Valley Campaigns of 1864 were American Civil War operations and battles that took place in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia from May to October, 1864. Military historians divide this period into three separate campaigns, but it is useful to consider the three together and... Valley Campaigns of 1864. On July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. Events 1200-1899 1253 - Mindaugas crowned king of Lithuania. 1483 - Richard III crowned king of England. 1484 - Portuguese sea captain Diogo Cao finds the mouth of Congo River 1609... July 6, Ricketts's (3rd) Division embarked at City Point, and, landing at This article is about the city in the US state of Maryland. For other meanings of the word Baltimore, please see: Baltimore (disambiguation) City nickname: Charm City Location in the state of Maryland Founded 30 July 1729 Mayor Martin OMalley (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 1,214.4... Baltimore on June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. Events 536 - St. Silverius becomes Pope (probable date). 793 - The first Viking raid on British soil at Lindisfarne where a set date for the raid is known 1776 - American... June 8, marched out to meet Early. This division took part in the Battle of Monocacy Junction Conflict American Civil War Date July 9, 1864 Place Frederick County, Maryland Result Confederate victory The Battle of Monocacy Junction was an American Civil War battle fought on July 9, 1864 between, Generals Lew Wallace and Jubal Early fought a battle south of Frederick, Maryland. Early... Battle of Monocacy Junction on the following day, and, although unable to defeat Early, checked his advance on Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... Washington, D.C., giving the defenses there time to organize. The other two divisions embarked on June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. Events 1190 - Third Crusade: Frederick I Barbarossa drowns in the Saleph River while leading an army to Jerusalem. 1692 - Salem witch trials: Bridget Bishop is hanged at Gallows Hill... June 10 and, landing at Washington, attacked Early, whose advance had reached Battle of Fort Stevens Conflict American Civil War Date July 11-12, 1864 Place District of Columbia Result Union victory The Battle of Fort Stevens was fought in Washington D.C. in Jubal Earlys attempt to seize the city of Washington. This action was delayed by Lew Wallace and... Fort Stevens, within the city limits. The brunt of this fight fell to the lot of Daniel D. Bidwell's (3rd) Brigade, of Getty's (2nd) Division, every regimental commandant in this brigade, but one, being either killed or wounded.


The corps followed in pursuit of Early through Maryland, into Virginia, and up the Canoeing on the Shenandoah River near Winchester, Virginia. The Shenandoah Valley region of western Virginia, from Winchester to Roanoke, is bounded by the Blue Ridge mountains to the East and the Allegheny mountains to the West. Harrisonburg, Staunton, Waynesboro, Front Royal and Lexington are among the many small cities in... Shenandoah Valley. Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan Philip Henry Sheridan (March 6, 1831 – August 5, 1888), a military man and one of the great generals in the American Civil War. His actions proved decisive for the Union. He pacified the Great Plains. Both as a soldier and private citizen he was instrumental in the... Philip Sheridan was placed in command of the The Army of the Shenandoah, first promulgated in 1861 and then disbanded, is best known for its creation in 1864 under (later one of the first Generals of the Army) Philip Sheridan. It played a crucial role in the closing days of the American Civil War. History A Union force... Army of the Shenandoah, which was composed of the VI, VIII, and XIX Corps, and its campaign in the Valley was a memorable one by reason of the victories at Opequon, Fisher's Hill, and Battle of Cedar Creek Conflict American Civil War Date October 19, 1864 Place Frederick County, Shenandoah County and Warren County Result Union victory The Battle of Cedar Creek, or The Battle of Belle Grove, October 19, 1864, was one of the last battles in the Shenandoah Valley Campaign (August-December... Cedar Creek. In the latter battle occurred the famous incident of Sheridan's Ride from Winchester is a city located in the state of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 23,585. It is the county seat of Frederick County. Geography Winchester is located at 39°1042 North, 78°100 West (39.178355, -78.166771)1... Winchester, followed by a defeat from which Early never recovered. General Russell was killed at the Opequon, and Bidwell at Cedar Creek. The casualties of the corps at the Opequon aggregated 211 killed, 1,442 wounded, and 46 missing; total, 1,699. At Cedar Creek, it lost 298 killed, 1,628 wounded, and 200 missing; total, 2,126. Its total loss in the Shenandoah campaign, August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. Events 1400-1899 1485 - The Battle of Bosworth Field decisively ends the Wars of the Roses 1559 - Bartholome de Carranza, Spanish archbishop, is arrested for heresy 1642 - Charles I... August 22 to October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. Events 1700-1899 1740 - Maria Theresa takes the throne of Austria. France, Prussia, Bavaria and Saxony refuse to honour the Pragmatic Sanction and the War of the Austrian Succession... October 20, was 4,899, out of 12,615 "present for duty", in August. General Wheaton succeeded to the command of Russell, while Brig. Gen. Truman Seymour was assigned to the command of the 3rd Division, in place of General Ricketts, who was seriously wounded at Cedar Creek.


1865

In December. 1864, the VI Corps returned to the Army of the Potomac in the Petersburg trenches, built their winter quarters, and went into position near the Weldon Railroad. On the April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. Events 1453 - Mehmed II begins his siege of Constantinople (İstanbul), which would fall on May 29 1513 - Juan Ponce de Leon sets foot on Florida becoming the first... April 2, 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. Events January 31 - American Civil War: Confederate General Robert E. Lee becomes general-in-chief. February - The Only known month in History without a Full moon. February 17 - American Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina burns as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union... 1865, occurred the final assault on the fortifications of Petersburg, in which the corps was assigned a prominent and important part. Then came the hot pursuit of Lee's retreating veterans in the Appomattox Campaign, during which the corps fought at Sayler's Creek. This, the last battle for the VI Corps, was marked by the same features that had so largely characterized all its battles: dash, hard fighting (some of it with the bayonet), victory, and large captures of men, flags, guns, and material.


The VI Corps was disbanded on This article is in need of attention. Please improve it in any way you see fit. (Some entries on this page have been duplicated on August 1. See Talk:August_1. The correct dates for such events need to be determined.) June 28 is the 179th day of the year (180th... June 28, 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. Events January 31 - American Civil War: Confederate General Robert E. Lee becomes general-in-chief. February - The Only known month in History without a Full moon. February 17 - American Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina burns as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union... 1865.


Command history

William B. Franklin           May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). There are 227 days remaining. Events 1593 - Playwright Thomas Kyds accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe. 1652 - Rhode Island passes the first law in North America making... May 18, Events January-March January 10 - End of term for John Gately Downey, 7th Governor of California. He is succeeded by Amasa Leland Stanford. January 30 - The first American ironclad warship, the USS Monitor is launched. February 1 - Julia Ward Howes Battle Hymn of the Republic is published for the... 1862 November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. Events 534 - A second and final revision of the Codex Justinianus is published. 1384 - Hedwig is crowned King of Poland, although she is a woman. 1532 - Francisco Pizarro and... November 16, Events January-March January 10 - End of term for John Gately Downey, 7th Governor of California. He is succeeded by Amasa Leland Stanford. January 30 - The first American ironclad warship, the USS Monitor is launched. February 1 - Julia Ward Howes Battle Hymn of the Republic is published for the... 1862
William F. Smith]] November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. Events 534 - A second and final revision of the Codex Justinianus is published. 1384 - Hedwig is crowned King of Poland, although she is a woman. 1532 - Francisco Pizarro and... November 16, Events January-March January 10 - End of term for John Gately Downey, 7th Governor of California. He is succeeded by Amasa Leland Stanford. January 30 - The first American ironclad warship, the USS Monitor is launched. February 1 - Julia Ward Howes Battle Hymn of the Republic is published for the... 1862 January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 340 days remaining (341 in leap years). Events 1327 - Edward III becomes King of England. 1494 - Alfonso II becomes King of Naples. 1533 - Henry VIII of England secretly marries his second wife Anne Boleyn. 1554... January 25, 1863 is a common year starting on Thursday. Events January January 1 - Abraham Lincoln delivers the Emancipation Proclamation during the second year of the American Civil War. January 1 - The first claim under the Homestead Act is made for a farm in Nebraska January 8 - Ground is broken in Sacramento... 1863
John Newton (July 24, 1725 -December 21, 1807) was an English clergyman and songwriter, best known for the hymn, Amazing Grace. Newton was born in London. With poet William Cowper, he was the author of many hymns. He was the son of a shipmaster in the Mediterranean service, with whom... John Newton January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 340 days remaining (341 in leap years). Events 1327 - Edward III becomes King of England. 1494 - Alfonso II becomes King of Naples. 1533 - Henry VIII of England secretly marries his second wife Anne Boleyn. 1554... January 25, 1863 is a common year starting on Thursday. Events January January 1 - Abraham Lincoln delivers the Emancipation Proclamation during the second year of the American Civil War. January 1 - The first claim under the Homestead Act is made for a farm in Nebraska January 8 - Ground is broken in Sacramento... 1863 February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 329 days remaining (330 in leap years). Events 1576 - Henry of Navarre converts to Roman Catholicism in order to ensure his right to the throne of France. 1631 - Roger Williams emigrates to Boston. 1778 - South... February 5, 1863 is a common year starting on Thursday. Events January January 1 - Abraham Lincoln delivers the Emancipation Proclamation during the second year of the American Civil War. January 1 - The first claim under the Homestead Act is made for a farm in Nebraska January 8 - Ground is broken in Sacramento... 1863
Major General John Sedgwick John Sedgwick (September 13, 1813 – May 9, 1864) was a teacher, a career military officer, and a Union Army general in the American Civil War. Sedgwick was born in the Berkshires town of Cornwall Hollow, Connecticut. After teaching for two years, he attended the U... John Sedgwick February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 329 days remaining (330 in leap years). Events 1576 - Henry of Navarre converts to Roman Catholicism in order to ensure his right to the throne of France. 1631 - Roger Williams emigrates to Boston. 1778 - South... February 5, 1863 is a common year starting on Thursday. Events January January 1 - Abraham Lincoln delivers the Emancipation Proclamation during the second year of the American Civil War. January 1 - The first claim under the Homestead Act is made for a farm in Nebraska January 8 - Ground is broken in Sacramento... 1863 April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). There are 269 days remaining. Events 648 BC - Earliest solar eclipse recorded by the Ancient Greeks. 402 - Stilicho stymies the Visigoths under Alaric in the Battle of Pollentia 1320 - The Scots reaffirm their... April 6, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864
James B. Ricketts April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). There are 269 days remaining. Events 648 BC - Earliest solar eclipse recorded by the Ancient Greeks. 402 - Stilicho stymies the Visigoths under Alaric in the Battle of Pollentia 1320 - The Scots reaffirm their... April 6, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864 April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). There are 262 days remaining. It is also the Ides of April. Events 1055 - Victor II is consecrated pope 1111 - Henry V is crowned Holy Roman Emperor 1180 - Frederick Barbarossa issues the Gelnhausen... April 13, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864
Major General John Sedgwick John Sedgwick (September 13, 1813 – May 9, 1864) was a teacher, a career military officer, and a Union Army general in the American Civil War. Sedgwick was born in the Berkshires town of Cornwall Hollow, Connecticut. After teaching for two years, he attended the U... John Sedgwick April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). There are 262 days remaining. It is also the Ides of April. Events 1055 - Victor II is consecrated pope 1111 - Henry V is crowned Holy Roman Emperor 1180 - Frederick Barbarossa issues the Gelnhausen... April 13, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864 May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). There are 236 days remaining. Events 1300-1899 328 - Athanasius elected bishop of Alexandria. 1092 - Lincoln Cathedral is consecrated. 1429 - Joan of Arc defeats the English troops besieging Orléans. 1502 - Christopher Columbus... May 9, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864
Horatio G. Wright May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). There are 236 days remaining. Events 1300-1899 328 - Athanasius elected bishop of Alexandria. 1092 - Lincoln Cathedral is consecrated. 1429 - Joan of Arc defeats the English troops besieging Orléans. 1502 - Christopher Columbus... May 9, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864 July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 176 days remaining. Events 1099 - First Crusade: 15,000 starving Christian soldiers march in religious procession around Jerusalem as its Muslim defenders mocked them. 1497 - Vasco da Gama sets sail on first... July 8, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864
Horatio G. Wright December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 25 days remaining. Events 1240 - Kiev falls to the Mongols under Batu Khan. 1534 - Spanish found Quito, Ecuador. 1768 - First edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica is published. 1790 - U... December 6, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864 January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 349 days remaining (350 in leap years). Events 27 BC - Octavian Caesar given the title Augustus by the Roman Senate. 929 - Emir Abd-ar-rahman III of Cordoba declares himself caliph, thereby establishing the Caliphate... January 16, 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. Events January 31 - American Civil War: Confederate General Robert E. Lee becomes general-in-chief. February - The Only known month in History without a Full moon. February 17 - American Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina burns as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union... 1865
George W. Getty January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 349 days remaining (350 in leap years). Events 27 BC - Octavian Caesar given the title Augustus by the Roman Senate. 929 - Emir Abd-ar-rahman III of Cordoba declares himself caliph, thereby establishing the Caliphate... January 16, 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. Events January 31 - American Civil War: Confederate General Robert E. Lee becomes general-in-chief. February - The Only known month in History without a Full moon. February 17 - American Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina burns as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union... 1865 February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 323 days remaining, 324 in leap years. Events 660 BC - Traditional founding date of Japan by Emperor Jimmu Tenno. 731 - Gregory II ends his reign as Pope. 824 - Paschal I ends his reign as Pope... February 11, 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. Events January 31 - American Civil War: Confederate General Robert E. Lee becomes general-in-chief. February - The Only known month in History without a Full moon. February 17 - American Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina burns as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union... 1865
Horatio G. Wright February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 323 days remaining, 324 in leap years. Events 660 BC - Traditional founding date of Japan by Emperor Jimmu Tenno. 731 - Gregory II ends his reign as Pope. 824 - Paschal I ends his reign as Pope... February 11, 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. Events January 31 - American Civil War: Confederate General Robert E. Lee becomes general-in-chief. February - The Only known month in History without a Full moon. February 17 - American Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina burns as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union... 1865 This article is in need of attention. Please improve it in any way you see fit. (Some entries on this page have been duplicated on August 1. See Talk:August_1. The correct dates for such events need to be determined.) June 28 is the 179th day of the year (180th... June 28, 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. Events January 31 - American Civil War: Confederate General Robert E. Lee becomes general-in-chief. February - The Only known month in History without a Full moon. February 17 - American Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina burns as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union... 1865
* Horatio G. Wright August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. Events 1800-1899 1806 - Francis I, the last Holy Roman Emperor, abdicates, thus ending the Holy Roman Empire. 1825 - Bolivia gains independence from Peru. 1861 - British annexation of Lagos... August 6, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864 October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). There are 76 days remaining. Events 400-1899 456 - Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Roman Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire 1775 - Portland, Maine burned by the British 1781 - George Washington... October 16, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864
* James B. Ricketts October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). There are 76 days remaining. Events 400-1899 456 - Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Roman Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire 1775 - Portland, Maine burned by the British 1781 - George Washington... October 16, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864 October 19 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 73 days remaining. Events 300 BC-AD 1899 202 BC - The Battle of Zama results in the defeat of Carthage and Hannibal. AD 439 - The Vandals, led by King Gaiseric, take... October 19, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864
* George W. Getty October 19 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 73 days remaining. Events 300 BC-AD 1899 202 BC - The Battle of Zama results in the defeat of Carthage and Hannibal. AD 439 - The Vandals, led by King Gaiseric, take... October 19, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864 October 19 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 73 days remaining. Events 300 BC-AD 1899 202 BC - The Battle of Zama results in the defeat of Carthage and Hannibal. AD 439 - The Vandals, led by King Gaiseric, take... October 19, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864
* Horatio G. Wright October 19 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 73 days remaining. Events 300 BC-AD 1899 202 BC - The Battle of Zama results in the defeat of Carthage and Hannibal. AD 439 - The Vandals, led by King Gaiseric, take... October 19, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864 December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 25 days remaining. Events 1240 - Kiev falls to the Mongols under Batu Khan. 1534 - Spanish found Quito, Ecuador. 1768 - First edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica is published. 1790 - U... December 6, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864
Horatio G. Wright December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 25 days remaining. Events 1240 - Kiev falls to the Mongols under Batu Khan. 1534 - Spanish found Quito, Ecuador. 1768 - First edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica is published. 1790 - U... December 6, Events January - March January 21 - Maori Wars: The Tauranga Campaign starts. February 27 - American Civil War: The first Northern prisoners arrive at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. March 1- Alejandro Mon Menéndez takes office as Prime Minister of Spain March 10 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign... 1864 January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 349 days remaining (350 in leap years). Events 27 BC - Octavian Caesar given the title Augustus by the Roman Senate. 929 - Emir Abd-ar-rahman III of Cordoba declares himself caliph, thereby establishing the Caliphate... January 16, 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. Events January 31 - American Civil War: Confederate General Robert E. Lee becomes general-in-chief. February - The Only known month in History without a Full moon. February 17 - American Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina burns as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union... 1865
George W. Getty January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 349 days remaining (350 in leap years). Events 27 BC - Octavian Caesar given the title Augustus by the Roman Senate. 929 - Emir Abd-ar-rahman III of Cordoba declares himself caliph, thereby establishing the Caliphate... January 16, 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. Events January 31 - American Civil War: Confederate General Robert E. Lee becomes general-in-chief. February - The Only known month in History without a Full moon. February 17 - American Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina burns as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union... 1865 February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 323 days remaining, 324 in leap years. Events 660 BC - Traditional founding date of Japan by Emperor Jimmu Tenno. 731 - Gregory II ends his reign as Pope. 824 - Paschal I ends his reign as Pope... February 11, 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. Events January 31 - American Civil War: Confederate General Robert E. Lee becomes general-in-chief. February - The Only known month in History without a Full moon. February 17 - American Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina burns as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union... 1865
Horatio G. Wright February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 323 days remaining, 324 in leap years. Events 660 BC - Traditional founding date of Japan by Emperor Jimmu Tenno. 731 - Gregory II ends his reign as Pope. 824 - Paschal I ends his reign as Pope... February 11, 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. Events January 31 - American Civil War: Confederate General Robert E. Lee becomes general-in-chief. February - The Only known month in History without a Full moon. February 17 - American Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina burns as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union... 1865 This article is in need of attention. Please improve it in any way you see fit. (Some entries on this page have been duplicated on August 1. See Talk:August_1. The correct dates for such events need to be determined.) June 28 is the 179th day of the year (180th... June 28, 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. Events January 31 - American Civil War: Confederate General Robert E. Lee becomes general-in-chief. February - The Only known month in History without a Full moon. February 17 - American Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina burns as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union... 1865

 * Corps assigned to the The Army of the Shenandoah, first promulgated in 1861 and then disbanded, is best known for its creation in 1864 under (later one of the first Generals of the Army) Philip Sheridan. It played a crucial role in the closing days of the American Civil War. History A Union force... Army of the Shenandoah; other entries to the Generals Burnside, Hancock, Couch, Ferro, Patrick, Wilcox, Cochrane, Buford and others. Headquarters Army of the Potomac, November 10th 1862. The Army of the Potomac was the major Union Army in the Eastern Theatre of the American Civil War. History The Army of the Potomac was created in 1861, but was... Army of the Potomac


References

  • Eicher, John H., & Eicher, David J.: Civil War High Commands, Stanford University Press, 2001, ISBN 0-8047-3641-3
  • Fox, William F.: Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, Albany Publishing, 1889 (online text (http://www.civilwarhome.com/foxspref.htm))

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VI Corps (ACW) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1830 words)
The VI Corps (Sixth Corps) was a corps of the Union Army during the American Civil War.
General Franklin was promoted to the command of the Left Grand Division, VI and I Corps, and General Smith succeeded to the command of the corps.
The VI Corps was disbanded on June 28, 1865.
VI Corps (ACW) at AllExperts (1857 words)
General Sedgwick, who had succeeded to the corps command, ordered an assault on Marye's Heights, and that strong position that had defied the assaults of the previous battle, was now carried by the VI Corps at the point of the bayonet.
Despite being the largest corps in the Union army at the time, the VI Corps was held in reserve to the east of Gettysburg, excepting Alexander Shaler's Brigade, which was sent into action as a support to the XII Corps; several casualties, also occurred in Henry L. Eustis's and Frank Wheaton's Brigades, of Newton's Division.
Philip Sheridan was placed in command of the Army of the Shenandoah, which was composed of the VI, VIII, and XIX Corps, and its campaign in the Valley was a memorable one by reason of the victories at Opequon, Fisher's Hill, and Cedar Creek.
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