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Fifth Brigade, Army of the Potomac

Lieutenant Colonel J B Strange, 19th Virginia Infantry

Lieutenant Colonel J B Strange, 19th Virginia Infantry

Nineteenth Virginia Infantry

Three companies arrived at Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, 25 May, 1861. Mustered in Confederate service for one year dated 1 July, 1861. Stationed at Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, 21 July, 1861

COLONEL P ST. G COCKE
Colonel P St. G Cocke, infantry, Provisional Army of Virginia, was assigned to command the Fifth Brigade, Army of the Potomac, by General Orders No.20, Paragraph V, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 20 June, 1861, and committed suicide on 26 December, 1861. Colonel A T M Rust, 57th Virginia Militia (Loudoun County), was appointed colonel, 19th Virginia Infantry, by Special Orders No.231, Adjutant & Inspector General's Office, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, on 1 December, 1861, dated 20 November, 1861 (See the Virginia Militia).

LIEUTENANT COLONEL J B STRANGE
J B Strange was appointed lieutenant colonel, Provisional Army of Virginia, at Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper Counrty, Virginia, on 2 May, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper Counrty, Virginia, on 20 May, 1861.

MAJOR H GANTT
Captain H Gantt, 19th Virginia Infantry, Company C, was appointed major, 19th Virginia Infantry, on 17 May, 1861, and was ordered to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.180, Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, on 6 June, 1861.

Company A Monticello Guards: CAPT. W B MALLORY
The company was accepted in state service at Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, on 16 April, 1861, and was assigned to the Charlottesville & University Battalion Infantry, under the command of Captain G W Carr, infantry, Confederate States Army, on 17 April, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by the Virginia Central Railroad to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, under the command of Brigadier General W H Harman, Thirteenth Brigade, Fifth Division, Virginia Militia, in the evening the same day and arrived at 4 AM on 19 April, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by the Winchester & Potomac Railroad to Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, in the evening on 21 April, 1861, and arrived by the Virginia Central Railroad on 24 April, 1861. The company was mustered in state service for one year at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel J B Strange, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 12 May, 1861.
Company B Albemarle Rifles: CAPT. R T W DUKE
The company was assigned to the Charlottesville & University Battalion Infantry, under the command of Captain G W Carr, infantry, Confederate States Army, at Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, on 17 April, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Virginia Central Railroad to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, under the command of Brigadier General W H Harman, Thirteenth Brigade, Fifth Division, Virginia Militia, in the evening the same day. The company arrived at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 4 AM on 19 April, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Winchester & Potomac Railroad to Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, in the evening on 21 April, 1861. The company arrived by the Virginia Central Railroad at Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, on 24 April, 1861, and was accepted in state service on 8 May, 1861. The company was mustered in state service for one year at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel J B Strange, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 19 May, 1861.
Company C Scottsville Guards: CAPT. A W GANTT
The company was accepted in state service at Scottsville, Albemarle County, Virginia, under the command of Captain H Gantt, on 17 April, 1861, and arrived at Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, at 5 PM on 10 May, 1861. The company was mustered in state for one year service at Camp Jefferson, on the grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel W H Fry, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 11 May, 1861 (See the 1st Virginia Infantry). Captain H Gantt, 19th Virginia Infantry, Company C, was appointed major, 19th Virginia Infantry, on 17 May, 1861, and was assigned to the 19th Virginia Infantry by Special Orders No.98, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 7 July, 1861. Major A W Gantt, 19th Virginia Infantry, resigned on 27 October, 1861.
Company D Howardsville Greys: CAPT. J FAULKNER
The company was accepted in state service at Howardsville, Albemarle County, Virginia, under the command of Captain J J Hopkins, on 19 April, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year at Camp Jefferson, on the grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel W H Fry, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 11 May, 1861 (See the 1st Virginia Infantry).
Company E Piedmont Guards: CAPT. C S PEYTON
The company was accepted in state service at Stony Point, Albemarle County, Virginia, on 20 April, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel J B Strange, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 10 May, 1861.
Company F (1st) Washington Volunteers, Company A: CAPT. C K Sherman
The company was mustered in state service at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel S Jones, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 6 May, 1861, and was assigned to the 19th Virginia Infantry, Company F (1st), by Special Orders No.54, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, 21 June, 1861. The company was assigned to the 1st Virginia Infantry, Company E (2nd), by Special Orders No.59, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 22 June, 1861 (See the 1st Virginia Infantry).
Company F (2nd) Montgomery Guards: CAPT. B TAYLOR
The company was accepted in state service at Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, on 25 May, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year at Camp Jefferson, on the grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel W H Fry, Provisional Army of Virginia, the same day (See the 1st Virginia Infantry).
Company G Nelson Greys: CAPT. T M BOYD
The company was accepted in state service at Massies Mill, Nelson County, Virginia, on 1 May, 1861, and arrived at Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, on 20 May, 1861. The company was mustered in state service for one year at Camp Jefferson, on the grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel W H Fry, Provisional Army of Virginia, the same day (See the 1st Virginia Infantry).
Company H Southern Rights Guards: CAPT. J T ELLIS
The company was accepted in state service at Amherst Courthouse, Amherst County, Virginia, on 15 April, 1861, and arrived at Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, on 24 May, 1861. The company was mustered in state service for one year at Camp Jefferson, on the grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel W H Fry, Provisional Army of Virginia, the same day and was ordered to proceed by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad to Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, in the morning on 29 May, 1861 (See the 1st Virginia Infantry).
Company I Amherst Rifle Greys: CAPT. R M TALIAFERRO
The company was accepted in state service at Buffalo Springs, Amherst County, Virginia, on 29 April, 1861, and arrived at Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, on 19 May, 1861. The company was mustered in state service for one year at Camp Jefferson, on the grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel W H Fry, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 29 May, 1861 (See the 1st Virginia Infantry).
Company K Blue Ridge Rifles: CAPT. J A REA
The company was accepted in state service at Hillsboro, Albemarle County, Virginia, on 20 May, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year at Camp Jefferson, on the grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel W H Fry, Provisional Army of Virginia, the same day (See the 1st Virginia Infantry).
Charlottesville Silver Cornet Band: Band master A E Teltow
Eleven musicians were mustered in state service in 1861 and was disbanded in 1862.

Charlottesville & University Battalion Infantry

CAPTAIN G W CARR, infantry, Confederate States Army
First Lieutenant G W Carr, 9th United States Infantry, Company I, was appointed captain, infantry, Confederate States Army, on 16 March, 1861, and was appointed lieutenant colonel, 57th Virginia Infantry, on 25 September, 1861.

Note: Captain G W Carr, infantry, Confederate States Army, was appointed colonel, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 21 May, 1861.

Unlettered Company Monticello Guards: CAPT. W B MALLORY
The company was assigned to the 19th Virginia Infantry, Company A, by Special Orders No.54, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Prince William County, Manassas Junction, Virginia, on 21 June, 1861.
Unlettered Company Albemarle Rifles: CAPT. R T W DUKE
The company was assigned to the 19th Virginia Infantry, Company B, by Special Orders No.54, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Prince William County, Manassas Junction, Virginia, on 21 June, 1861.
Unlettered Company Southern Guards: CAPT. E S Hutter
The company was accepted but was not mustered in state service at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, with students and militia on 16 April, 1861, and was disbanded on 8 May, 1861.
Unlettered Company Sons of Liberty: CAPT. J T Tosh
The company was accepted but not mustered in state service at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, on 16 April, 1861, and was disbanded on 8 May, 1861.

The Monticello Guard, the Albermarle Rifles, the Sons of Liberty, and the Southern Guards were assigned to the Charlottesville & University Battalion Infantry, under the command of Captain G W Carr, infantry, Confederate States Army, at Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, on 16 April, 1861.

Seizure of Harpers Ferry Arsenal & Armory, 17-19 April, 1861

The Charlottesville & University Battalion Infantry, under the command of Captain G W Carr, infantry, Confederate States Army, was ordered to seize Harpers Ferry Arsenal and Armory, Harpers Ferry, on Shenandoah and Potomac Streets, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 17 April, 1861.

Charlottesville, Albemarle County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, 17-18 April, 1861: The Charlottesville & University Battalion Infantry, under the command of Captain G W Carr, infantry, Confederate States Army, was ordered to proceed by the Virginia Central Railroad to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the evening on 17 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the West Augusta Guards and the Staunton Artillery, under the command of Brigadier General W H Harman, Thirteenth Brigade, Fifth Division, Virginia Militia. The battalion arrived by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad at Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 18 April, 1861, and at Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, in the morning the same day (See the Staunton Artillery).

Note: The West Augusta Guards and the Staunton Artillery arrived by the Virginia Central Railroad at Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, under the command of Brigadier General W H Harman, Thirteenth Brigade, Fifth Division, Virginia Militia, at 10.30 PM on 17 April, 1861, and the Culpeper Minutemen was stationed at Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 18 April, 1861.

Manassas Junction, Prince William County, to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 18-19 April, 1861: The Charlottesville & University Battalion Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Manassas Gap Railroad to Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, in the morning on 18 April, 1861, and arrived at 11 AM the same day. The battalion was ordered to proceed by the Valley Turnpike to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, at 1 PM on 18 April, 1861, and arrived at 8 PM the same day. The Charlottesville & University Battalion Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Winchester & Potomac Railroad to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 9 PM on 18 April, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Middleway, Charlestown & Harpers Ferry Turnpike to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 12 AM on 19 April, 1861. The battalion arrived at Harpers Ferry via Halltown and Bolivar Heights, one and a half miles west of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 4 AM the same day.

Note: The Southern Guards and the Staunton Artillery were ordered to Loudoun Heights, one mile south of Harpers Ferry Jefferson County, Virginia, and the Sons of Liberty across the Potomac River by the Latrobe Bridge to guard the Baltimote & Ohio Railroad at 11 PM on 20 April, 1861. The Southern Guards and the Sons of Liberty were ordered to Harpers Ferry Jefferson County, Virginia, in the morning on 21 April, 1861.

Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, to Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, 21-24 April, 1861: The Charlottesville & University Battalion Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Winchester & Potomac Railroad to Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, in the evening on 21 April, 1861, and by the Valley Turnpike to Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, in the morning on 22 April, 1861. The battalion arrived by the Virginia Central Railroad at Charlottesville, Albemarle County, on 24 April, 1861.

Note: The Sons of Liberty and the Southern Guards were disbanded on 8 May, 1861, and the Monticello Guard and the Albermarle Rifles were assigned to the 19th Virginia Infantry, Companies A and B, respectively, on 12 May, 1861.

Captain G W Carr, Provisional Army of Virginia, Charlottesville & University Battalion Infantry: First Lieutenant G W Carr, 9th United States Infantry, resigned on 20 February, 1861, and was appointed captain, infantry, Confederate States Army, on 16 March, 1861. Captain G W Carr, infantry, Confederate States Army, was stationed at Harpers Ferry Jefferson County, Virginia, on 21 April, 1861, and was assigned to recruiting duty at Bellona Arsenal, on the James River, north of the Lynchburg River Road, Chesterfield County, Virginia, on 22 April, 1861. He was ordered to proceed by the Virginia Central Railroad to Manassas Junction, Virginia, by Special Orders No.120, Pragraph II, Adjutant & Inspector General's Office, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, on 10 August, 1861, and was appointed lieutenant colonel, 57th Virginia Infantry, by Special Orders No.287, Adjutant & Inspector General's Office, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, on 25 September, 1861.

Sources

"The Charlottesville companies were full, and these, joined by the West Augusta Guard, who arrived about 10 ½ P. M., swelled the number of soldiers to near five hundred men, sent on a service both of danger and honor."

The Richmond Daily Dispatch, 19 April, 1861 - Troops off for the Border, a thrilling scene

"The battalion which left this place on Wednesday, the 17th instant, for Harper's Ferry have returned home. The battalion consists of the Monticello Guards, Captain Mallory; the Albemarle Rifles, Capt. Duke; the Sons of Liberty, Captain Tosh; and the Southern Guard, Capt. Hutter, of the University."

The Richmond Daily Dispatch, 26 April, 1861 - Return

"The Scottsville Guards, with their baggage train, arrived in town about 5 P. M. on yesterday. The company are a splendid body of men, and number 130."

The Charlottesville Review, 10 May, 1861

"J. B. Strange, formerly of this place, has been appointed a Colonel of Volunteers. Mr Strange is a fine officer, and was long the principal of a military academy in Norfolk, and for some years in Charlottesville."

The Charlottesville Review, 10 May, 1861

Books/ Manuscripts

The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, Nineteenth Virginia Infantry, Second Edition, by E L Jordan, Jr. & H A Thomas, Jr.

Supplement to the Official Records: Part II, Record of Events, Volume 71, Serial No.83: Record of events for the Nineteenth Virginia Infantry, April 1861-August 1864, edited by James B Hewett

A guide to Virginia military organisations 1861-1865, Revised Second Edition by I A Wallace, Jr.

Southern Historical Society Papers Volume 28: Harper's Ferry and First Manassas, extracts from the diary of Captain James M Garnett, L.L.D., ordnance officer of Rhodes's (later Grimes's) Division, C.S.A., February, 1864-9 April, 1865

Battle of Young's Branch, or, Manassas Plain, fought 21 July, 1861: With maps of the battle field made by actual survey, and the various positions of the regiments and artillery companies placed thereon, with an account of the movements of each, procured from the commanding officer, or an officer of the regiment. Also, an account of the battle. Also, the battle ground of the 18th July, 1861, with General Beauregard's report of said battle, by T B Walker and Jas M Catlett

Notes

The 19th Virginia Infantry was organised at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.54, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, 21 June, 1861.

Mustered in one year, Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, & Camp Jefferson, on the grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, 10, 11, 12, 19, 20, 23, 24, & 29 May, 1861: The 19th Virginia Infantry, Company E, was mustered in state service for one year at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel J B Strange, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 10 May, 1861; Companies C and D for one year at Camp Jefferson, on the grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel W H Fry, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 11 May, 1861; Company A for one year at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel J B Strange, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 12 May, 1861; Company B for one year on 19 May, 1861; Companies G and K for one year at Camp Jefferson, on the grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel W H Fry, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 20 May, 1861; Company F for one year on 23 May, 1861; Company H for one year on 24 May, 1861; and Company I for one year on 29 May, 1861.

Note: Brigadier General P St G Cocke, Provisional Army of Virginia, arrived at Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia, in the morning on 22 April, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad to Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, at 7 AM on 28 April, 1861. He arrived at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, at 10 AM the same day.

Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, Companies C & D, 11 & 19 May, 1861: The Scottsville Guards and the Howardsville Greys were stationed at Camp Jefferson, on the grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, on 19 May, 1861.

Troops stationed at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, Companies A, B, E, & F (1st), 12 May, 1861: The Monticello Guards, the Albemarle Rifles, the Piedmont Guards, and the Washington Volunteers, Company A, were stationed at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, on 12 May, 1861 (See the 1st Virginia Infantry).

Note: Captain L B Williams, 13th Virginia Infantry, Company A, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 7th Virginia Infantry, on 9 May, 1861, and the Washington Battalion Infantry, Companies A, B, and C, was stationed at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel L B Williams, 7th Virginia Infantry, on 20 May, 1861 (See the 13th Virginia Infantry).

Consolidated return of troops stationed at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, Companies A, B, E, & F(1st), 20 May, 1861: The Monticello Guards, the Albemarle Rifles, the Piedmont Guards, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel J B Strange, infantry, Provisional Army of Virginia, and the Washington Volunteers, Company A, were stationed at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, 20 May, 1861.

Note: The Richardson Guards, Washington Volunteers, Company B; Porter's Company, Madison Greys, Washington Greys, Madison Cavalry or Invincibles, Albemarle Light Horse, Powhatan Troop, and a section of the Alexandria Artillery were stationed at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, 20 May, 1861 (See the 7th Virginia Infantry).

Consolidated return of the troops stationed at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper Counrty, Virginia, 20 May, 1861: Major F G Skinner, 19th Virginia Infantry, appears on a consolidated return of the troops stationed at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper Counrty, Virginia, on 20 May, 1861 (See the 1st Virginia Infantry).

C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Company F (1st), 22 May, 1861: The Washington Volunteers, Company A, arrived by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 22 May, 1861.

Note: The 6th Virginia Battalion Volunteers, the Warren Rifles, the Loudoun Guards, and the Fairfax Cavalry or Washington Home Guards evacuated Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia, under the command of Colonel G H Terrett, Provisional Army of Virginia, in the morning on 24 May, 1861, and arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, at 1 PM the same day (See the Garrison at Alexandria).

C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Companies A, B, & E, 25 & 26 May, 1861: The Monticello Guards, the Albemarle Rifles, and the Piedmont Guards, under the command of Colonel P St G Cocke and Lieutenant Colonel J B Strange, 19th Virginia Infantry, were ordered to proceed by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, at 4.30 AM on 25 May, 1861, and were accompanied by Lieutenant Colonel R S Ewell, cavalry, Provisional Army of Virginia; Lieutenant Colonel T Jordan, infantry, Provisional Army of Virginia, and Captain D B Harris, corps engineers, Provisional Army of Virginia. Companies A, B, and E, arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, at 7.30 AM the same day. Colonel P St G Cocke, 19th Virginia Infantry, was ordered to proceed by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad to Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, at 8 AM on 26 May, 1861.

Note: Three companies of the 7th Virginia Infantry stationed at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, in the afternoon on 25 May, 1861 (See the 7th Virginia Infantry).

Charlottesville, Albemarle County, to Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, Company H, 29 May, 1861: The Southern Rights Guards was ordered to proceed by the Virginia Central Railroad to Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, in the morning on 29 May, 1861.

Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, to Union Mills Ford, on the Bull Run River, Company B, 4 June, 1861: The Albemarle Rifles was ordered to Union Mills Ford, on the Bull Run River, by Special Orders No.3, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Alexandria, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 4 June, 1861.

Note: The Montgomery Guards, the Amherst Rifle Greys, and the Blue Ridge Rifles were stationed at Camp Jefferson, on the grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, on 4 June, 1861.

General Orders No.25, Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, 8 June, 1861: The 19th Virginia Infantry was assigned to the Confederate States by General Orders No.25, Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, on 8 June, 1861, and was accepted in Confederate service on 1 July, 1861.

Note: A detachment of the Albemarle Light Horse (2) were assigned as couriers to Captain R T W Duke, Albemarle Rifles, at Union Mills Ford, on the Bull Run River, on 9 June, 1861 (See the Scott's Squadron Cavalry).

C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Colonel P St G Cocke, 19th Virginia Infantry, 21 June, 1861: Colonel P St G Cocke, 19th Virginia Infantry, was ordered to proceed by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.49, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Alexandria, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, in the morning on 21 June, 1861, dated 19 June, 1861, and was accompanied by First Lieutenant & Acting Assistant Adjutant General J B Cocke, Provisional Army of Virginia. He arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, the same day.

Note: Lieutenant Colonel A S Taylor, Provisional Army of Virginia, was assigned to command Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, and a detachment of one infantry company and the Little Fork Rangers were assigned to guard the bridges on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad by Special Orders No.49, Paragraph IV, Headquarters, Department of Alexandria, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 19 June, 1861.

Union Mills (Station), Fairfax County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Company B, 20 June, 1861: The Albemarle Rifles was ordered to Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, by Special Orders No. 52, Paragraph III, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 20 June, 1861.

Note: The Albemarle Rifles was stationed at Union Mills (Station), Fairfax County, Virginia, between 4 and 20 June, 1861, and a company of the 7th Virginia Infantry was ordered to Union Mills (Station), Fairfax County, Virginia, by Special Orders No. 52, Paragraph III, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 20 June, 1861 (See the 7th Virginia Infantry). The 19th Virginia Infantry was assigned to the Fifth Brigade, Army of the Potomac, under the command of Colonel P St G Cocke, 19th Virginia Infantry, by General Orders No.20, Paragraph V, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 20 June, 1861.

Organisation of 19th Virginia Infantry, 21 June, 1861: Colonel P St G Cocke, Lieutenant Colonel J B Strange, Major H Gantt; Company A, Captain W B Mallory; Company B, Captain R T Duke; Company C, Captain A W Gantt; Company D, Captain J Faulkner; Company E, Captain C S Peyton; Company F, Captain C K Sherman; Company G, Captain T M Boyd; Company H, Captain J T Ellis; Company I, Captain R M Taliaferro; Company K, Captain J A Rea

Note: The 19th Virginia Infantry was organised by Special Orders No.54, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 21 June, 1861.

Manassas Junction, Prince William County, to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F (1st), G, & K, 22 June, 1861: The 19th Virginia Infantry, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F (1st), G, and K, were ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, by Special Orders No. 51, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, at 8 AM on 22 June, 1861, dated 20 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Strange, Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 12 PM the same day.

C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, Companies H & I, 22 June, 1861: The 19th Virginia Infantry, Companies H and I, were stationed at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, on 21 June, 1861, and arrived by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 22 June, 1861. Companies H and I were ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening on 22 June, 1861, and were accompanied by First Lieutenant & Acting Assistant Adjutant General J B Cocke, Provisional Army of Virginia.

Note: The Montgomery Guards was assigned to the 7th Virginia Infantry by Special Orders No.54, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 21 June, 1861, and to the 19th Virginia Infantry, Company F (2nd), by Special Orders No.59, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 22 June, 1861 (See the 7th Virginia Infantry). The Washington Volunteers, Company A, 19th Virginia Infantry, Company F (1st), was assigned to the 1st Virginia Infantry, Company E (2nd), by Special Orders No.59, Paragraph, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 22 June, 1861 (See the 1st Virginia Infantry).

Organisation of Fifth Brigade, Army of the Potomac, 24 June, 1861: The 18th Virginia Infantry, the 19th Virginia Infantry, and the 28th Virginia Infantry were assigned to the Fifth Brigade, Army of the Potomac, by General Orders No.20, Paragraph V, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 20 June, 1861; the 30th Virginia Cavalry, Companies A and B, on 22 June, 1861 (See the 30th Virginia Cavalry); the 1st Louisiana Special Battalion Infantry by Special Orders No.61, Paragraph III, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 22 June, 1861 (See the 1st Louisiana Special Battalion Infantry); the Lynchburg Artillery by Special Orders No.64, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 24 June, 1861 (See the Lynchburg Artillery).

Note: Major W Watts, Provisional Army of Virginia, was temporarily assigned to the 19th Virginia Infantry by Special Orders No.98, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 13 July, 1861, dated 7 July, 1861, and was assigned to the 28th Virginia Infantry by Special Orders No.278, Headquarters, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 29 August, 1861, dated 20 August, 1861 (See the 28th Virginia Infantry).

Withdrawal to Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, 17 July, 1861: The 19th Virginia Infantry was ordered to withdraw to Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, on 17 July, 1861, and arrived the same day.

Organisation of Fifth Brigade, Army of the Potomac, 21 July, 1861: The 18th Virginia Infantry, the 19th Virginia Infantry, and the 28th Virginia Infantry were assigned to the Fifth Brigade, Army of the Potomac, by General Orders No.20, Paragraph V, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 20 June, 1861; the 30th Virginia Cavalry, Company B, on 22 June, 1861 (See the Hale's Squadron Cavalry); a section of the Lynchburg Artillery by Special Orders No.64, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 24 June, 1861 (See the Lynchburg Artillery); the 49th Virginia Infantry, Companies B, E, and H, and Schaeffer's Battalion Infantry on 18 July, 1861; and the 8th Virginia Infantry, the Madison Cavalry or Invincibles, the Loudoun Cavalry, the 30th Virginia Cavalry, Company D, and the Loudoun Artillery on 19 July, 1861.

Note: The 19th Virginia Infantry, Company B, under the command of Captain R T W Duke, was assigned to guard duty at Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, in the afternoon on 21 July, 1861.

After the first battle of Manassas the 19th Virginia Infantry was ordered to Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, in the evening on 21 July, 1861.

Note: The 1st Tennessee Infantry and the 3rd Tennessee Infantry were temporarily assigned to the Fifth Brigade, Army of the Potomac, under the command of Colonel P St G Cocke, 19th Virginia Infantry, at F Lewis' Farm, a quarter of a mile southwest of Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, by Special Orders No.142, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 22 July, 1861.

Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, to Suspension Bridge, on Cub Run, one mile west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, 23 July, 1861: The 19th Virginia Infantry was ordered to the Suspension Bridge, on Cub Run, one mile west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, by Special orders No.146, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 23 July, 1861, dated 22 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Suspension Bridge, in the vicinity of the Suspension Bridge, on Cub Run, one mile west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, the same day.

Note: The 19th Virginia Infantry was assigned to the Fifth Brigade, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, under the command of Colonel P St G Cocke, 19th Virginia Infantry, by Special Orders No.169, Paragraph I, Headquarters, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 25 July, 1861.

Organisation of Fifth Brigade, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, 25 July, 1861: 18th Virginia Infantry, 19th Virginia Infantry, 28th Virginia Infantry, 49th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg Artillery

Suspension Bridge, on Cub Run, to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, 11 August, 1861: The 19th Virginia Infantry was ordered to Cenreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 11 August, 1861.

Centreville to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, 29 August, 1861: The 19th Virginia Infantry was ordered to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 29 August, 1861, and arrived at Camp Harrison, in the vicinity of Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, the same day.

Note: The 19th Virginia Infantry was stationed at Camp Harrison, in the vicinity of Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 31 August, 1861.

Reorganised at Yorktown, York County, Virginia, between 27, 28, 29 April and 1 May, 1862: The 19th Virginia Infantry was organised for the war at Yorktown, York County, Virginia, on 27, 28, 29 April and 1 May, 1862.

Surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, Appomattox County, Virginia, 9 April, 1865: The 19th Virginia Infantry, under the command of Major General M P Sheperd, surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, Appomattox County, Virginia, on 9 April, 1865.

Colonel P St G Cocke, 19th Virginia Infantry, Fifth Brigade, Army of the Potomac: Captain P St G Cocke, Powhatan Troop, was appointed colonel, Provisional Army of Virginia, at Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, and assigned to command the military operations of the State of Virginia bounding the Potomac River on 21 April, 1861 (See Headquarters, Army of the Potomac). Colonel P St G Cocke, Provisional Army of Virginia, was ordered to proceed by the Virginia Central Railroad to Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia, the same day and was stationed at the Mansion House Hotel, on Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 22 April, 1861. He was ordered to proceed by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad to Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, at 7 AM on 28 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the Washington Volunteers, Companies A and B (See the Garrison at Alexandria). Colonel P St G Cocke, Provisional Army of Virginia, arrived at Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, at 10 AM the same day and was ordered to proceed by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.49, Headquarters, Department of Alexandria, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 19 June, 1861. Colonel P St G Cocke, 19th Virginia Infantry, was assigned to command the Fifth Brigade, Army of the Potomac, by General Orders No.20, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 20 June, 1861, and was appointed brigadier general, Confederate States Army, on 21 October, 1861. Brigadier General P St G Cocke, Confederate States Army, committed suicide at Belmead, on the James River, nine miles northwest of Powhatan Courthouse, Powhatan, Powhatan County, Virginia, on 26 December, 1861.

Note: Colonel P St G Cocke, Provisional Army of Virginia, was assigned to command the troops from the counties of Rappahannock, Culpeper, Madison, Green, Orange, Albemarle, Nelson, Amherst, Campbell, Bedford, Roanoke, Botetourt, and Craig by Special Orders No.39, Paragraph III, Headquarters of the Division, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, on 10 May, 1861.

The 19th Virginia Infantry was assigned to the Fifth Brigade, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, under the command of Brigadier General P St G Cocke, 19th Virginia Infantry, by Special Orders No.169, Paragraph I, Headquarters, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 20 June, 1861. He was appointed brigadier general, Confederate States Army, on 21 October, 1861, and committed on 25 July, 1861.

Reports

OFFICIAL REPORT: Series I, Volume 51, Part I (Serial No.107), pp24-32
Colonel P St. G Cocke, Confederate States Army, Fifth Brigade, Army of the Potomac, dated Camp Suspension Bridge, in the vicinity of the Suspension Bridge, on Cub Run, one mile west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, 1 August, 1861