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Departments of Annapolis and Maryland

Major C Devens, Jr., 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Infantry

Major C Devens, Jr., 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Infantry

Garrison at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland

Major W W Morris, Fourth United States Artillery
Major W W Morris was assigned to command Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, by Special Orders No.16, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 30 April, 1861.

Massachusetts

Third Massachusetts Battalion Rifles

Maj. C Devens, Jr.
Major C Devens, Jr., was appointed colonel, 15th Massachusetts Infantry, on 15 July, 1861.

The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Companies A, B, and C, were mustered in state service for three months at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, on 19 April, 1861.

Note: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles was ordered to rendezvous at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, under the call for 75,000 troops to serve three months by President A Lincoln on 15 April, 1861, and Brigade Major A B R Sprague, Fifth Brigade, Third Division, Masssachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, was appointed captain, Worcester City Guards, 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Company A, on 17 April, 1861.

Holden to Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 18 April, 1861: The Holden Rifles, under the command of Captain J H Gleason, was ordered to Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at 4 PM on 18 April, 1861, and arrived in the afternoon the same day.

Note: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Company D, was accepted in state service at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, in the evening on 20 April, 1861.

Organisation of 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, 19 April, 1861: Major C Devens, Jr.; Worcester City Guards, Company A, Captain A B R Sprague; Holden Rifles, Company B, Captain J H Gleason; Emmet Guards, Company C, Captain M P McConville; Dodd's Rifles or Carvers, Company D, Captain A Dodd

Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, to New York City, New York County, New York, , Companies A, B, & C, 20-21 April, 1861: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles was ordered to proceed by the Western (Massachusetts) Railroad to New York City, New York County, New York, at 10.30 PM on 20 April, 1861, and arrived at Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, at 12 AM on 21 April, 1861. The battalion arrived by the New York & New Haven Railroad at New York City, New York County, New York, at 8 AM on 21 April, 1861.

Note: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Companies A, B, and C, were stationed at Tompkins Market and Armory, on the corner of Seventh Street and Third Avenue, New York City, New York County, New York, between 21 and 22 April, 1861 (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Washington).

New York City, New York County, New York, to Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, , Companies A, B, & C, 22-24 April, 1861: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles (268) was ordered to Pier No.3, on West Street, New York City, New York County, New York, in the afternoon on 22 April, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the steamer Ariel on the North or Hudson River to Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, at 3 AM on 22 April, 1861. The battalion arrived at Fort Monroe, Old Comfort Point, Hampton, Virginia, at 4 PM on 23 April, 1861, and was ordered to Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, in the evening the same day. The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles arrived at Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, in the morning on 24 April, 1861, and disembarked at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, at 1 PM the same day.

Steamer Ariel: Four companies of the 5th Massachusetts Infantry, Major H W Keyes; 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Companies A, B, and C, Major C Devens, Jr. (See the 5th Massachusetts Infantry)

Note: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Companies A, B, and C, was stationed at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, between 25 April and 2 May, 1861.

Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, Companies A, B, & C, 2-3 May, 1861: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles was ordered to proceed by the steamer Maryland to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 8 PM on 2 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th Massachusetts Infantry, Company K. Companies A, B, and C arrived at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 6 AM on 3 May, 1861.

Note: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles was drilled as heavy artillery by the 4th United States Artillery, Company K, at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, between 3 May and 30 July, 1861 (See the United States Army, Department of Washington).

Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, Company D, 14 May, 1861: Dodd's Rifles or Carvers, under the command of Captain A Dodd, was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 10 AM on 14 May, 1861, and arrived via Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch and Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, the same day.

Mustered in three months, Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 16 May, 1861: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles was mustered in United States service for three months at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, by Second Lieutenant H S Putnam, United States Corps Topographical Engineers, on 16 May, 1861 (See the United States Corps Topographical Engineers, Balloon Detachment).

Note: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles (314) was stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 19 June, 1861, and Major C Deven, Jr., 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, was appointed colonel, 15th Massachusetts Infantry, on 24 July, 1861.

Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, to Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 3 August, 1861: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, under the command of Acting Major & Captain A B R Sprague, 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Company A, was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, on 30 July, 1861, and arrived by the Camden & Amboy Railroad at South Amboy, Middlesx County, New Jersey, in the evening on 31 May, 1861. The battalion was ordered to proceed by ferry to New York City, New York County, New York, at 10 PM the same day and arrived at The Park barracks, opposite City Hall, on Broadway and Park Row, New York City, New York County, New York, in the morning on 1 August, 1861. The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles was ordered to proceed by steamer on the North or Hudson River to Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, at 5 PM on 1 August, 1861, and arrived by the Norwich & Worcester Railroad at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at 9 AM on 2 August, 1861.

Note: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Company D, was ordered to proceed by the Boston & Worcester Railroad to Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at 12 PM on 2 August, 1861.

Mustered out, Worcester, Worcester County, & Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Companies A, B, & C, 3 August, 1861: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Companies A, B, and C, were mustered out at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, on 3 August, 1861.

Note: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, under the command of Captain A R B Sprague, Company A, was stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 9 PM on 24 July, 1861, and its three months' term of service expired on 19 July, 1861.
Mustered in United States service for three months 16 May, 1861. Stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 3 May-30 July, 1861

Eighth Massachusetts Infantry, Company K

Capt. H S Briggs

The 8th Massachusetts Infantry, Company K, arrived at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 3 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Companies A, B, and C. Company K was ordered to Federal Hill, near Baltimore City, Maryland, on 14 May, 1861 (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Annapolis).
Mustered in United States service for three months 30 April, 1861. Stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 3 May-14 May, 1861

United States Army

First United States Artillery, Light Company I

First Lieut. J B Fry
First Lieutenant J B Fry, 1st United States Artillery, Light Company I, was appointed brevet captain and assistant adjutant general by General Orders No.7, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 20 March, 1861, dated 16 March, 1861, and Captain J B Ricketts, 1st United States Artillery, Company C, was assigned to the 1st United States Artillery, Light Company I, on 24 April, 1861.

The 1st United States Artillery, Light Company I, was stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, under the command of First Lieutenant J B Fry, on 7 January, 1861, and arrived at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, in the evening on 12 January, 1861. Light company I arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., at 9 PM on 29 January, 1861 (See the 1st United States Artillery, Company I).
Stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 12-29 January, 1861

Second United States Artillery, Company H

Brevet Lieut. Col. & Maj. H Brooks

The 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, was stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain H Brooks, on 7 January 1861, and arrived at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, in the evening on 12 January, 1861. Company H was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., on 1 February, 1861 (See the United States Army, Department of Washington).
Stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 12 January-1 February, 1861

Second United States Artillery, Company K

Capt. H A Allen

The 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, was stationed at Plattsburgh Barracks, Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York, on 21 January, 1861, and arrived at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 31 January, 1861 (See the United States Army, Department of Washington).
Stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 31 January-1 February, 1861

Second United States Artillery, Company I

First Lt. T Grey
Captain A Gibson, 2nd United States Artillery, Company I, was on a four month leave of absence on 10 April, 1861, and Second Lieutenant T Grey was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Artillery, Company L, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 27 April, 1861.

The 2nd United States Artillery, Company I, was stationed at Fort Ridgely, Artillery School of Practice, on the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, under the command of Major W W Morris, 4th United States Artillery, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Ridgely, Artillery School of Practice, on the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, 1 January, 1861: 2nd United States Artillery, Company I, First Lieutenant A J S Molinard; 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, Brevet Major & Captain T W Sherman; 4th United States Artillery, Company F, Brevet Major & Captain J C Pemberton; 4th United States Artillery, Company K, Captain G A DeRussy

Fort Ridgely, Artillery School of Practice, on the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, to Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 13-18 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company I, acting as infantry, under the command of Second Lieutenant T Grey, was ordered to proceed by steamer on the Minnesota River to Washington, D. C., under the command of Brevet Major & Captain J C Pemberton, 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, on 13 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 4th United States Artillery, Company F (See the 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F). Company I arrived at St Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, on 15 April, 1861, and was ordered to Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, the same day. The 2nd United States Artillery, Company I, arrived at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, via Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, on 18 April, 1861.

Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 18 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company I, was ordered to proceed by the Northern Central Railroad to Baltimore City, Maryland, at 9 AM on 18 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the Ringgold Light Artillery, the Allen Infantry, the Logan Guards, the National Light Infantry, and the Washington Artillery (See the 25th Pennsylvania Infantry). The 2nd United States Artillery, Company I, arrived at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, the same day.

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company I, was stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, under the command of Major W W Morris, 4th United States Artillery, on 19 June, 1861, First Lieutenant & Acting Commissary of Subsistence T Grey, 2nd United States Artillery, Company L, was stationed near Fort Corcoran, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 17 July, 1861.

Stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 18 April, 1861-May 1864

Fourth United States Artillery, Company K

Capt. G A DeRussy

The 4th United States Artillery, Company K, was stationed at Fort Ridgely, Artillery School of Practice, on the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, under the command of Major W W Morris, 4th United States Artillery, on 24 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Ridgely, Artillery School of Practice, on the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, 10 April, 1861: 2nd United States Artillery, Company I, First Lieutenant A J S Molinard; 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, Brevet Major & Captain T W Sherman; 4th United States Artillery, Company F, Brevet Major & Captain J C Pemberton; 4th United States Artillery, Company K, Captain G A DeRussy

Fort Ridgely, on the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 25 April-1 May, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Company K, was ordered to proceed by steamer on the Minnesota River to Washington, D. C., on 25 April, 1861, and arrived at St Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, on 26 April, 1861. Company K was ordered to proceed by steamer on the Mississippi River to La Crosse, La Crosse County Wisconsin, at 6 AM on 27 April, 1861, and arrived by the steamer John S Shriver at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, via Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, and Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, between 5 and 6 PM on 1 May, 1861.

Note: Major W W Morris, 4th United States Artillery, was assigned to command Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, by Special Orders No.16, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 30 April, 1861.
Stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 1 May, 1861

United States Infantry, Detachment

First Lt. S H Reynolds

A detachment of one hundred recruits of the United States Infantry, under the command of First Lieutenant S H Reynolds, 1st United States Infantry, and Second Lieutenant A T Smith, 8th United States Infantry, were stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, in January 1861. Stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, January 1861

United States Marines Corps, Detachment

First Lt. A Hayes

A detachment of thirty men of the United States Marines Corps, under the command of First Lieutenant A Hayes, was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, in the morning on 9 January, 1861, and were assigned to garrison duty between 9 and 12 January, 1861. The detachment was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., at 7 PM on 12 January, 1861 (See the United States Marines Corps Battalion).Stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 9-12 January, 1861

Sources

"The Worcester Third Battalion of Rifles, Major Chas. Devens in command, arrived yesterday morning, and were quartered at the Seventh Regiment Armory during the day. They numbered 268 men, including 16 officers. In the evening, they formed and marched on board of the steamer Ariel, at pier No. 3 North River, which had been lying with steam up ready to start all day."

The South (Baltimore), 24 April, 1861 - From the New York Times of Monday

"The following is a list of the companies at present in the city, with their numbers and places where quartered: Company A, Second Artillery, ninety-one men, under command of Captain Barry, is quartered at the arsenal. Company I, First Artillery, ninety-two men, under command of Lieutenant Fry, is quartered at the corner of Eighteenth and G streets. The detachment of Dragoons, acting as light infantry, seventy-two men, commanded by Lieutenant Griffin, is stationed near City Hall. Company H, Second Artillery, seventy-eight men, Colonel Brooks in command, is quartered on seventeenth street, opposite the War Department. Company D, First Artillery, fifty-four men, under command of Major Haskins, is quartered on B street north, near First street east. Company K, Second Artillery, seventy-eight men, is quartered on E street, near Sixth. Company E, Second Artillery, ninety-two men, under command of Captain Elzey, is quartered in south wing of the Treasury building. The detachment of Dragoons, from Carlisle barracks, forty-two men, under Lieutenant Holliday, is quartered in Burch's stable, at the corner of Fourteenth and D streets. The corps of sappers and miners, from West Point, sixty-four men, under Lieutenant Duane, are at the Columbian Armory. Companies A, of the Second, I, of the First, and the detachment of dragoons from West Point, are accompanied by light batteries. The remainder are all acting as infantry, with the exception of the dragoons from Carlisle."

The National Republican, 9 February, 1861 - United States troops now in the city

Battles and leaders of the Civil War, Volume 5, edited by Peter Cozzens

In our hour of sore distress and peril: The Civil War diaries of John P Reynolds, Eighth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, by J P Reynolds

Massachusetts Register, 1862, containing a record of the Government and Institutions of the State, together with a very complete account of the Massachusetts Volunteers, by Adams, Sampson & Co.

Notes

Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, 2nd United States Artillery, was assigned to command the United States troops stationed at Washington, D. C., and Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, between 6 January and 4 April, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 8-13 January, 1861: A detachment of thirty men of the United States Marine Corps, under the command of First Lieutenant A Hayes, were ordered to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 4 PM on 8 January, 1861, and Ohio Railroad via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, in the morning on 9 January, 1861. The detachment was ordered to Washington, D. C., at 7 PM on 12 January, 1861 (See the United States Marine Corps Battalion).

1st United States Artillery, Light Company I, 12-29 January, 1861: The 1st United States Artillery, Light Company I, arrived at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, in the evening on 12 January, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 29 January, 1861 (See the 1st United States Artillery, Company I).

2nd United States Artillery, Company H, 12 January-1 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Major H Brooks, arrived at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, in the evening on 12 January, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 1 February, 1861 (See the United States Army, Department of Washington).

2nd United States Artillery, Company K, 31 January-1 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, under the command of Captain H A Allen, arrived at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 31 January, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 1 February, 1861.

Note: A detachment of one hundred and twenty men of the United States Marine Corps were stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 31 January, 1861, were ordered to Washington, D. C., in the moening on 1 February, 1861.

Captain J C Robinson, 5th United States Infantry, 26 February, 1861: Captain J C Robinson, 5th United States Infantry, was assigned to command Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 26 February, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant S H Reynolds, 1st United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 26 February, 1861, and resigned on 28 July, 1861.

2nd United States Artillery, Company I, 13-18 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company I, acting as infantry, under the command of Second Lieutenant T Grey, was stationed at the Artillery School of Practice, Fort Ridgely, on the Missouri River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, under the command the Major W W Morris, on 12 April, 1861, and was ordered to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 13 April, 1861. Company I was accompanied by the 4th United States Artillery, Company F, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain J Pemberton, and arrived at at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 18 April, 1861 (See the United States Army, Department of Washington).

Major W W Morris & 4th United States Artillery, Company K, 25 April-1 May, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Company K, under the command of Captain G A DeRussy, was stationed at the Artillery School of Practice, Fort Ridgely, on the Missouri River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, under the command the Major W W Morris, on 24 April, 1861, and was ordered to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 25 April, 1861. Company K was accompanied by Major W W Morris, 4th United States Artillery, and arrived by the steamer John S Shriver at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, between 5 and 6 PM on 1 May, 1861.

Note: Major W W Morris, 4th United States Artillery, was assigned to command Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, by Special Orders No.16, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 30 April, 1861.

3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Companies A, B, & C, & 8th Massachusetts Infantry, Company K, 3 May, 1861: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Companies A, B, and C, and the 8th Massachusetts Infantry, Company K, arrived by the steamer Maryland at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 6 AM on 3 May, 1861.

Note: The 8th Massachusetts Infantry, Company K, was ordered to Federal Hill, Baltimore City, Maryland, 14 May, 1861.

3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Company D, 14 May, 1861: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Company D, arrived at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 14 May, 1861.

Department of Annapolis, 27 April-19 July, 1861

Brigadier General B F Butler, Massachusetts Volunteers, arrived by the steamer Maryland at Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, in the morning on 21 April, 1861.

General Orders No.12, Paragraph II, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., 27 April, 1861: Brigadier General B F Butler, Massachusetts Volunteers, was assigned to command a new Military Department, called the Department of Annapolis, including the country for twenty miles on each side of the railroad from Annapolis to the city of Washington, as far south as Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Maryland, Headquarters Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, by General Orders No.12, Paragraph II, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 27 April, 1861.

Note: Brigadier General B F Butler, Massachusetts Volunteers, was assigned to command the Department of Virginia, Headquarters at Fort Monroe, Old Comfort Point, Hampton, Virginia, on 22 May, 1861, and was appointed major general, United States Volunteers, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 20 August, 1861, dated 18 May, 1861.

General Orders No.1, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Annapolis, Baltimore City, Maryland, 15 May, 1861: Brevet Major General & Brigadier General G Cadwallader, Pennsylvania Volunteers, was assumed command of the Department of Annapolis, Headquarters at Baltimore City, Maryland, by General Orders No.1, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Annapolis, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 15 May, 1861.

Note: Brevet Major General & Brigadier General G Cadwallader, Pennsylvania Volunteers, was assigned to command the First Division, Army of Pennsylvania, by Special Orders No.66, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 11 June, 1861 (See the Army of Pennsylvania).

General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 11 June, 1861: Major General N P Banks, United States Volunteers, assumed command of the Department of Annapolis, Headquarters at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, by General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 11 June, 1861.

Note: Major General N P Banks, United States Volunteers, was assigned to command the Army of Pennsylvania, Headquarters in the field, and the Department of Pennsylvania was renamed the Department of the Shenandoah by General Orders No.46, Paragraph II, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 19 July, 1861.

Department of Maryland, 19-25 July, 1861

Major General N P Banks, United States Volunteers, relinquished command of the Department of Annapolis by General Orders No.10, Headquarters, Department of Annapolis, Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 23 July, 1861.

General Orders No.46, Paragragh II, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., 19 July, 1861: Major General J A Dix, United States Volunteers, was assigned to command the Department of Annapolis, Headquarters at Baltimore City, Maryland, by General Orders No.46, Paragragh II, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 19 July, 1861, and assumed command of the Department of Maryland by General Orders No.11, Headquarters, Department of Annapolis, Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 23 July, 1861.

Note: The Department of Annapolis was renamed the Department of Maryland by General Orders No.46, Paragragh II, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 19 July, 1861.

General Orders No.47, Paragragh I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., 25 July, 1861: The counties of Washington and Allegheny in Maryland and such other parts of Virginia as may be covered by the Army in its operations were added to the Department of the Shenandoah; the counties of Prince George, Montgomery, and Frederick were added to the Department of Washington; the remainder of Maryland and all Pennsylvania and Delaware constituted the Department of Pennsylvania, Headquarters at Baltimore City, Maryland; and the Department of Washington and the Department of Northeastern Virginia, constituted a geographical Division, Headquarters Washington, D. C., under the command of Major General G B McClellan, United States Army, by General Orders No.47, Paragragh I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 25 July, 1861.