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New Market Confederate order of battle

The following Confederate States Army units and commanders fought in the Battle of New Market in the American Civil War. The Union order of battle is shown separately.


  • Abbreviations used 1
    • Military rank 1.1
    • Other 1.2
  • Department of Western Virginia 2
  • Notes 3
  • References 4

Abbreviations used

Military rank


Department of Western Virginia

MG John C. Breckinridge, commanding

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Infantry Division

1st Brigade

   BG John Echols

  • George S. Patton, Sr.
  • 23rd Virginia Battalion: Ltc Clarence Derrick
  • 26th Virginia Battalion: Ltc George M. Edgar
2nd Brigade

   BG Gabriel C. Wharton


Attached commands
  • Hart's Engineer Company:[2] Cpt William T. Hart
  • Augusta-Rockingham Reserves: Col William Harman
  • Davis' Company Maryland Cavalry:[2] Cpt T. Sturgis Davis
  • V.M.I. Cadets: Ltc Scott Ship

   BG John D. Imboden


   Maj William McLaughlin

  • Chapman’s (Virginia) Battery: Cpt George B. Chapman
  • Jackson’s (Virginia) Battery: 1st Lt Randolph H. Blain
  • McClanahan’s (Virginia) Battery: Cpt John McClanahan
  • V.M.I section: Cadet Cpt C. H. Minge


  1. ^ Dismounted men from the 23rd Virginia Cavalry were attached to the 62nd Virginia (Knight, p. 281)
  2. ^ a b Fought as infantry
  3. ^ Dismounted men (including the men of companies L, M, and N) were attached to the 62nd Virginia (Knight, p. 281)


  • Whitehorne, Joseph W.A. "Order of Battle". The Battle of New Market.  
  • Davis, William C. The Battle of New Market. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books, 1993.
  • Knight, Charles R. Valley Thunder: The Battle of New Market and the Opening of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, May 1864. Savas Beatie, 2010. ISBN 978-1-932714-80-7.
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