Confederate Units at Yorktown, 1862
ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA
Left Wing: Maj. Gen. D.H. Hill
Rodes's Brigade: Brig. Gen. Robert E. Rodes
Featherston's Brigade: Brig. Gen. Winfield S. Featherston
Early's Brigade: Brig. Gen. Jubal A. Early
Rains's Brigade: Brig. Gen. Gabriel J. Rains
Ward's Command (Attached): Col. George T. Ward
Crump's Command (Gloucester Point): Col. Charles A. Crump
Source: To The Gates of Richmond by Stephen Sears, 1992
Did You Know?
During the period of its peak prosperity from 1740-1770, the town of Yorktown contained 250-300 buildings and had almost 2000 residents. Approximately 80% of the town were damaged or destroyed during the 1781 siege. Today Yorktown is still an active community of about 200 residents.