Union Units at Yorktown 1862
ARMY OF THE POTOMAC
Guards and Orderlies
Source: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Series 1, Volume 11
Did You Know?
On July 6, 1781, near Jamestown, the Marquis de Lafayette’s small American force fought General Cornwallis’s army at the Battle of Green Spring. Lafayette lost this, Virginia’s largest infantry battle of the war, but saved his army, enabling him to spy on the British army as it moved to Yorktown.