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Army of Pennsylvania

Eighth Brigade, Third Division

Acting Brigadier General & Colonel D Butterfield, Twelfth New York State Militia
Colonel D Butterfield, 12th New York State Militia, was assigned to command the Eighth Brigade, Third Division, Army of Pennsylvania, by Special Orders No.96, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 10 July, 1861.

Fifth New York State Militia

Lieut. Col. L Burger

The 5th New York State Militia was ordered to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 5 PM on 7 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Meigs, on the grounds of C S Faulkner, one mile south of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 5 AM on 10 July, 1861 (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Washington).
Arrived at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 10 July, 1861

Twelfth New York State Militia

Lieut. Col. W G Ward

The 12th New York State Militia was ordered to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 5 PM on 7 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Meigs, on the grounds of C S Faulkner, one mile south of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 5 AM on 10 July, 1861 (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Washington).
Arrived at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 10 July, 1861

Nineteenth New York Infantry (Third New York Light Artillery)

Col. J S Clark

The 19th New York Infantry was ordered to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 10 AM on 6 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Meigs, on the grounds of C S Faulkner, one mile south of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 8 July, 1861 (See the Volunteers, Department of Washington).
Arrived at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 8 July, 1861

Twenty-eighth New York Infantry

Col. D Donnelly

The 28th New York Infantry was ordered to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 10 AM on 6 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Meigs, on the grounds of C S Faulkner, one mile south of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 8 July, 1861 (See the Volunteers, Department of Washington).
Arrived at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 8 July, 1861

Sources

New York in the War of Rebellion, 1861-1865, Volumes 1 & 3, by Frederick Phisterer

Reminiscences of the war, or, incidents which transpired in and about Chambersburg, during the War of the Rebellion, by J Hoke

A narrative of the campaign in the Valley of the Shenandoah in 1861, by Robert Patterson

History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5, prepared in complience with acts of the legislation, Volume 1, by Samuel P Bates

Notes

The 5th New York State Militia was stationed west of Fourteenth Street Road, on Meridian Hill, D. C., between 5 June and 7 July, 1861; the 12th New York State Militia at Franklin Square, on North K Street, between Twelfth and Fourteenth Streets, Washington, D. C., between 7 June and 7 Jyly, 1861; the 19th New York Infantry on the heights overlooking the Chain or Little Falls Bridge, two and a half miles northwest of Georgetown, D. C., between 10 June and 6 July, 1861; and the 28th New York Infantry at Camp Harris, east of North Capitol Street, D. C., between 2 and 6 July, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, 19th New York Infantry & 28th New York Infantry, 6-7 July, 1861: The 19th New York Infantry and the 28th New York Infantry were ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 10 AM on 6 July, 1861, and arrived by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Baltimore City, Maryland, at 6 PM the same day. The 19th New York Infantry and the 28th New York Infantry were ordered to proceed by the Northern Central Railroad to Bridgeport, opposite Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, at 1 AM on 7 July, 1861. The 19th New York Infantry and the 28th New York Infantry arrived by the Cumberland Valley Railroad at Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, at 3 PM the same day and by the Franklin Railroad at Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 5 PM on 7 July, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, 5th New York State Militia & 12th New York State Militia, 7-8 July, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia and the 12th New York State Militia were ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, under the command of Major General C W Sandford, New York State Militia, at 3 PM on 7 July, 1861, and arrived at Baltimore City, Maryland, at 7 PM the same day. The 5th New York State Militia and the 12th New York State Militia were ordered to proceed by the Northern Central Railroad to Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, at 12 AM on 8 July, 1861, and arrived at 12 PM the same day. The 5th New York State Militia and the 12th New York State Militia arrived by the Franklin Railroad at Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 11 PM on 8 July, 1861.

Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 19th New York Infantry & 28th New York Infantry, 7-8 July, 1861: The 19th New York Infantry and the 28th New York Infantry were ordered to proceed by the Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the evening on 7 July, 1861, and across Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, west of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, at 3 AM on 8 July, 1861, and arrived by the Matinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike at Camp Meigis, on the grounds of C S Faulkner, one mile south of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, the same day.

Note: The 19th New York Infantry and the 12th New York State Militia were assigned to the Second brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Brigadier General G C Wynkoop, Pennsylvania Volunteers, by Special Orders No.95, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861 (See the Second Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 5th New York State Militia & 12th New York State Militia, 9-10 July, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia and the 12th New York State Militia were ordered to proceed by the Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, at 5 PM on 9 July, 1861, and across the Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, west of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia at 8.30 PM the same day. The 5th New York State Militia and the 12th New York State Militia arrived by the Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike at Camp Meigs, on the grounds of C S Faulkner, one mile south of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia at 5 AM on 10 July, 1861.

Note: The 19th New York Infantry, the 12th New York State Militia, the 5th New York State Militia, and the 12th New York State Militia were assigned to the Eighth Brigade, Third Division, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Acting Brigadier General & Colonel D Butterfield, 12th New York State Militia, by Special Orders No.96, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 10 July, 1861

Grounds of C S Faulkner, one mile south of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, 15-17 July, 1861: The Eighth Brigade, Third Division, Army of Pennsylvania, was ordered to Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 15 July, 1861, and arrived at 5 PM the same day. The Eighth Brigade was ordered to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the morning on 17 July, 1861, and arrived by the Middleway, Charlestown & Harpers Ferry Turnpike via Middleway or Smithfield, Jefferson County, Virginia, the same day.

Note: The 28th New York Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Middleway, Charlestown & Harpers Ferry Turnpike to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 4 PM on 17 July, 1861, and arrived in the evening the same day.

Charlestown to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861: The Eighth Brigade, Third Division, Army of Pennsylvania, was ordered to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 5 AM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at Bolivar Heights, one and a half miles west of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, the same day.

Note: Major General R Patterson, Pennsylvnia Volunteers, was discharged by General Orders No.46, Paragraph I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 19 July, 1861, dated 27 July, 1861, and Major General G C W Sandford, New York State Militia, was discharged by General Orders No.62, Paragraph III, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 15 August, 1861.

Army of the Shenandoah, 25 July-17 August, 1861

Major General N P Banks, United States Volunteers, was assigned to command the Army of the Pennsylvania, Headquarters in the field, by General Orders No.46, Paragraph II, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 19 July, 1861, and arrived by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Sandy Hook, Washington County, Virginia, at 9 PM on 24 July, 1861. He assumed command of the Department of the Shenadoah at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 25 July, 1861.

Note: Major General J A Dix, United States Volunteers, was assigned to command the Department of Maryland, Headquarters at Baltimore City, Maryland, 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 (See the Departments of Maryland and Annapolis).

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 Pronce 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., by General Orders No.47, Paragragh I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 25 July, 1861.

Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to the vicinity of Knoxville, Frederick County, Maryland, 5th New York State Militia & 12th New York State Militia, 28 July, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia and the 12th New York State Militia were ordered across the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, at 8 AM on 28 July, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of Knoxville, Frederick County, Maryland, the same day.

Note: Four companies of the 12th New York State Militia were ordered across the Shenandoah River to Loudoun Heights, two miles southeast of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 26 July, 1861, and Major General N P Banks, United States Volunteers, set up his headquarters at Miller's Farm, one mile east of Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 28 July, 1861.

Bolivar Heights, one & a half miles west of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to the vicinity of Weverton, Washington County, Maryland, 19th New York Infantry & 28th New York Infantry, 28 July, 1861: The 19th New York Infantry and the 28th New York Infantry were ordered across the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, at 8 AM on 28 July, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of Weverton, Washington County, Maryland, the same day.

Weverton, Washington County, to Berlin, Frederick County, Maryland, 19th New York Infantry & 28th New York Infantry, 29 July, 1861: The 19th New York Infantry and the 28th New York Infantry were ordered to Berlin, Frederick County, Maryland, in the afternoon on 29 July, 1861.

Note: The 19th New York Infantry and the 28th New York Infantry were assigned to the First Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, under the command of Colonel G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, and the 5th New York State Militia to the Third Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, under the command of Colonel C P Stone, 14th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.36, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Army of the Shenandoah, Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 29 July, 1861, and the 5th New York State Militia and the 12th New York State Militia were ordered to New York City, New York County, New York, by Special Orders No.144, Headquarters, Department of the Shenandoah, Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 30 July, 1861.

Mustered out, New York City, New York County, New York, 5th New York State Militia & 12th New York State Militia, 5 & 7 August, 1861: The 12th New York State Militia was mustered out at New York City, New York County, New York, on 5 August, 1861, and the 5th New York State Militia on 7 August, 1861.

Acting Brigadier General & Colonel D Butterfield, 12th New York State Militia: Acting Brigadier General & Colonel D Butterfield, 12th New York State Militia, was appointed brigadier general, United States Volunteers, by General Orders No.106, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 5 December, 1861, dated 7 September, 1861.