• The village of Appomattox Court House from the west, the McLean House is on the right.

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

Army of the Shenandoah

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Major General Philip H. Sheridan

Major General Philip H. Sheridan

Cavalry Corps: Major General Wesley Merritt

(10,979)

1st Division: Brigadier General Thomas C. Devin

1st Brigade: Colonel Peter Stagg

1st Michigan Cavalry

5th Michigan Cavalry

6th Michigan Cavalry

7th Michigan Cavalry

2nd Brigade: Colonel Charles L. Fitzhugh

6th New York Cavalry

9th New York Cavalry

19th New York Cavalry

17th Pennsylvania Cavalry

20th Pennsylvania Cavalry

3rd (Reserve) Brigade: Brigadier General Alfred Gibbs

2nd Massachusetts Cavalry

6th Pennsylvania Cavalry

1st United States Cavalry

5th United States Cavalry

6th United States Cavalry

Artillery

4th United States Artillery, Companies C and E

2nd Division (Army of the Potomac):

Major General George Crook

1st Brigade: Brigadier General Henry E. Davies, Jr.

1st New Jersey Cavalry

10th New York Cavalry

24th New York Cavalry

1st Pennsylvania Cavalry (5 companies)

2nd United States Artillery, Company A

2nd Brigade: Brigadier General J. Irvin Gregg (captured April 7),

Colonel Samuel B. M. Young

4th Pennsylvania Cavalry

8th Pennsylvania Cavalry

16th Pennsylvania Cavalry

21st Pennsylvania Cavalry

1st United States Artillery, Companies H and I

3rd Brigade: Brigadier General Charles H. Smith

1st Maine Cavalry

2nd New York Mounted Rifles

6th Ohio Cavalry

13th Ohio Cavalry

3rd Division: Major General George A. Custer

1st Brigade: Colonel Alexander C. M. Pennington

1st Connecticut Cavalry

3rd New Jersey Cavalry

2nd New York Cavalry

2nd Ohio Cavalry

2nd Brigade: Colonel William Wells

8th New York Cavalry

15th New York Cavalry

1st Vermont Cavalry

3rd Indiana Cavalry, Companies A-F

3rd Brigade: Colonel Henry Capehart

1st New York Cavalry (Lincoln)

1st West Virginia Cavalry

2nd West Virginia Cavalry (7 companies)

3rd West Virginia Cavalry

Cavalry Division (Army of the James): Brigadier General

Ranald S. Mackenzie

1st Brigade: Colonel Robert M. West

20th New York Cavalry

5th Pennsylvania Cavalry

2nd Brigade: Colonel Samuel P. Spear

1st District of Columbia Cavalry (Battalion)

1st Maryland Cavalry

11th Pennsylvania Cavalry

Artillery

Wisconsin Light Artillery, 4th Battery

Did You Know?

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In the week between evacuating Richmond on April 2nd and arriving in Appomattox on April 8th, Lee’s Confederate forces lost half their numbers, from roughly 60,000 men to about 30,000.