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?
Artillery played a decisive role in defeating the British at Yorktown. According to Brigadier General Henry Knox, the American artillery commander, the Americans and French fired 15,437 artillery rounds at the British during the eight day bombardment. This is an average of 1.2 shots a minute!