AOP Order of Battle – 6th Corps Flashcards

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AOP 6th Corps (Infantry) - Sedgwick

Who were Sedgwick’s 6th Corps division commanders?

1st Division

  • Brig. Gen. Horatio G. Wright (1820–99)

2nd Division

  • Brig. Gen. Albion P. Howe (1818–97)

3rd Division

  • Maj. Gen. John Newton (1822–95) until July 2, when he was promoted by Meade to replace Doubleday in commanding the 1st Corps
  • Brig. Gen. Frank Wheaton (1833-1903) on July 2
Which of Sedgwick’s division commanders have park avenues named after them?

(The avenues at Gettysburg National Military Park follow the battle lines of commanders for which they are named. Knowing this can really help one to get oriented on the battlefield.)

Brig. Gen. Horatio G. Wright (1820–99), 1st Division, 6th Corps

  • Wright Avenue extends east to Taneytown Road from the base of Little Round Top

Brig. Gen. Albion P. Howe (1818–97), 2nd Division, 6th Corps

  • Howe Avenue extends east from Taneytown Road to a dead-end
Which of Sedgwick’s division commanders have statues at Gettysburg?

None.

Neither Wright, Howe, nor Newton/Wheaton have statues at Gettysburg National Military Park.

What symbol identifies the 6th Infantry Corps on Gettysburg monuments?

A cross

Who commanded the Union 6th Corps?
(AOP 6) John Sedgwick - 06381v - Edited2
John Sedgwick (LOC)

Maj. Gen. John Sedgwick (1813–64)

Meade => Sedgwick

AOP 6th Corps, 1st Division - Wright

Who were Wright’s 1st Division brigade commanders?

1st Brigade

  • Brig. Gen. Alfred T. A. Torbert (1833-80)

2nd Brigade

  • Brig. Gen. Joseph J. Bartlett (1834-93)

3rd Brigade

  • Brig. Gen. David A. Russell (1820-64)
Who commanded the 1st Division, 6th Corps?
Horatio G. Wright (LOC)

Brig. Gen. Horatio G. Wright (1820–99)

Meade => Sedgwick => Wright

AOP 6th Corps, 1st Division, 1st Brigade - Torbet

Who commanded the 1st Brigade of Wright’s Division?

Brig. Gen. Alfred T. A. Torbert (1833-80)

Meade => Sedgwick => Wright => Torbet

 

AOP 6th Corps, 1st Division, 2nd Brigade - Bartlett

Who commanded the 2nd Brigade of Wright’s Division?

Brig. Gen. Joseph J. Bartlett (1834-93)

Meade => Sedgwick => Wright => Barltett

AOP 6th Corps, 1st Division, 3rd Brigade - Russell

Who commanded the 3rd Brigade of Wright’s Division?

Brig. Gen. David A. Russell (1820-64)

Meade => Sedgwick => Wright => Russell

AOP 6th Corps, 2nd Division - Howe

Who were Howe’s 2nd Division brigade commanders?

2nd Brigade

  • Col. Lewis A. Grant (1828-1918)

3rd Brigade

  • Brig. Gen. Thomas H. Neill (1826-85)
Who commanded the 2nd Division, 6th Corps?
Albion P. Howe (LOC)

Brig. Gen. Albion P. Howe (1818–97)

Meade => Sedgwick => Howe

AOP 6th Corps, 2nd Division, 2nd Brigade - Grant

Who commanded the 2nd Brigade of Howe’s Division?

Col. Lewis A. Grant (1828-1918)

Meade = > Sedgwick => Howe => Grant

AOP 6th Corps, 2nd Division, 3rd Brigade - Neill

Who commanded the 3rd Brigade of Howe’s Division?

Brig. Gen. Thomas H. Neill (1826-85)

Meade => Sedgwick => Howe => Neill

AOP 6th Corps, 3rd Division - Newton, Wheaton

Who were Newton’s 3rd Division brigade commanders?

1st Brigade

  • Brig. Gen. Alexander Shaler (1827-1911)

2nd Brigade

  • Col. Henry L. Eustis (1819-85)

3rd Brigade

  • Brig. Gen. Frank Wheaton (1833-1903), until July 2 when he was promoted to command the 1st Corps, replacing Doubleday.
  • Col. David J. Nevin, on July 2.
Who commanded the 3rd Division, 6th Corps?
(AOP 6-3) John Newton - 05199v - Edited2
John Newton (LOC)

Maj. Gen. John Newton (1822–95) until July 2, when he was promoted by Meade to replace Doubleday in commanding the 1st Corps.

Brig. Gen. Frank Wheaton (1833-1903) on July 2.

Meade => Sedgwick => Newton/Wheaton

AOP 6th Corps, 3rd Division, 1st Brigade - Shaler

Who commanded the 1st Brigade of Newton’s Division?

Brig. Gen. Alexander Shaler (1827-1911)

Meade => Sedgwick => Newton/Wheaton => Shaler

AOP 6th Corps, 3rd Division, 2nd Brigade - Eustis

Who commanded the 2nd Brigade of Newton’s Division?

Col. Henry L. Eustis (1819-85)

Meade => Sedgwick => Newton/Wheaton => Eustis

AOP 6th Corps, 3rd Division, 3rd Brigade - Wheaton, Nevin

Who commanded the 3rd Brigade of Newton’s Division?

Brig. Gen. Frank Wheaton (1833-1903), until July 2 when he was promoted to command the 1st Corps, replacing Doubleday.

Col. David J. Nevin, on July 2.

Meade => Sedgwick => Newton/Wheaton => Wheaton/Nevin

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