• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area

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Union Order of Battle

Highlighted units at the Battle of New Market Heights are linked to a brief regimental history.

TENTH ARMY CORPS.
Maj. Gen. DAVID B. BIRNEY.

FIRST DIVISION.
Bvt. Maj. Gen. ALFRED H. TERRY.

  • First Brigade.
    Col. FRANCIS B. POND.

39th Illinois
62d Ohio
67th Ohio
85th Pennsylvania

  • Second Brigade.
    Col. JOSEPH C. ABBOTT.

6th Connecticut
7th Connecticut
3d New Hampshire
7th New Hampshire
16th New York Heavy Artillery (seven companies)

  • Third Brigade.
    Col. HARRIS M. PLAISTED.

10th Connecticut
11th Maine
1st Maryland Cavalry (dismounted)
24th Massachusetts
100th New York

SECOND DIVISION.
Brig. Gen. ROBERT S. FOSTER.

  • First Brigade.
    Col. RUFUS DAGGETT.

3d New York
112th New York
117th New York
142d New York

  • Second Brigade.
    Col. GALUSHA PENNYPACKER.

47th New York
48th New York
76th Pennsylvania
97th Pennsylvania
203d Pennsylvania

  • Third Brigade.
    Col. LOUIS BELL.

13th Indiana (three companies)
9th Maine
4th New Hampshire
115th New York
169th New York

COLORED BRIGADE.
Brig. Gen. WILLIAM BIRNEY.

29th Connecticut (Colored)
7th U.S. Colored Troops
8th U.S. Colored Troops
9th U.S. Colored Troops
45th U.S. Colored Troops

ARTILLERY BRIGADE.
Lieut. Col. RICHARD H. JACKSON.

Connecticut Light, 1st Battery
New Jersey Light, 4th Battery
New Jersey Light, 5th Battery
1st Pennsylvania Light, Battery E
3d Rhode Island Light, Battery C
1st United States, Batteries C and D
1st United States, Battery M
3d United States, Battery
4th United States, Battery D

UNASSIGNED

4th Massachusetts Cavalry, 1st and 3d Battalions.

THIRD DIVISION. (XVIII Corps - Attached)
Brig. Gen. CHARLES J. PAINE.

Sharpshooters

  • First Brigade.
    Col. JOHN H. HOLMAN.

1st U.S. Colored Troops
22d U.S. Colored Troops
37th U.S. Colored Troops

  • Second Brigade.
    Col. ALONZO G. DRAPER.

5th U. S Colored Troops
36th U. S Colored Troops
38th U.S. Colored Troops

  • Third Brigade.
    Col. SAMUEL A. DUNCAN. (Wounded, September 29th)
    Col. JOHN W. AMES.

4th U.S. Colored Troops
6th U. S. Colored Troops

Unattached.

2d U.S. Colored Cavalry- (dismounted).

Did You Know?

Cold Harbor

The name Cold Harbor has no connection to water. Rather it referred to a stopping place for travelers seeking food and shelter.