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Fifth Brigade, Army of the Potomac

Colonel W Smith, 49th Virginia Infantry

Colonel W Smith, 49th Virginia Infantry

Forty-ninth Virginia Infantry

Mustered in Confederate service for one year dated 1 July, 1861. Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, and H, arrived at Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, between 6 and 21 July, 1861. Stationed in the vicinity of Young's Branch; F Lewis' Farm, a quarter of a mile southwest of Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River; and Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861

COLONEL W SMITH
W Smith was appointed colonel, 49th Virginia Infantry, at Warrenton, Fauquier Conty, Virginia, on 27 June, 1861.

LIEUTENANT COLONEL E MURRAY
Captain E Murray, 49th Virginia Infantry, Company H, was appointed acting lieutenant colonel, 49th Virginia Infantry, by Special Orders No.124, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 17 July, 1861, dated 19 July, 1861.

MAJOR C SMITH
First Lieutenant C Smith, 2nd United States Infantry, Company A, resigned on 3 May, 1861, and was appointed captain, infantry, Confederate States Army, on 26 June, 1861, dated 16 March, 1861. Captain C Smith, infantry, Confederate States Army, was appointed, major, 49th Virginia Infantry, by Special Orders No.124, Paragraph III, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 17 July, 1861.

Company A Flint Hill Rifles: CAPT. W J WILLIAMS
The company was accepted in state service at Flint Hill, Rappahannock 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, on 13 June, 1861. The company was ordered to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 18 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, in the afternoon on 21 July, 1861.
Company B Amherst or Piedmont Rough and Readies: CAPT. C B CHRISTIAN
The company was accepted in state service at Amherst Courthouse, Amherst County, Virginia, on 23 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, on 18 June, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by the Virginia Central Railroad to Manassas Junction, Virginia, on 11 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 12 July, 1861.
Company C New Market Volunteers: CAPT. H N B WOOD
The company was accepted in state service at New Market, Nelson County, Virginia, by Colonel A A Witt, 28th Virginia Militia (Nelson County), on 7 June, 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, on 11 June, 1861. The company was stationed at Camp Jefferson, on the grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albmarle County, Virginia, on 17 June, 1861, and was assigned to Schaeffer's Battalion Infantry, under the command of Acting Major & Captain F B Schaeffer, at the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, by Special Orders No.94, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 6 July, 1861 (See Schaeffer's Battalion Infantry).
Company D Sperryville Sharpshooters: CAPT. J C GIBSON
The company was accepted in state service at Sperryville, Rappahannock County, Virginia, on 8 June, 1861, and was ordered to Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, on 11 July, 1861. The company arrived at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, on 13 July, 1861, and was mustered in state or Confederate service for one year as part of the 7th Virginia Infantry by Lieutenant Colonel A S Taylor, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 18 July, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 20 July, 1861 (See the 7th Virginia Infantry). The company arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, at 10 AM on 21 July, 1861, and was temporarily assigned to the 7th Virginia Infantry during the first battle of Manassas on 21 July, 1861. The company was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 28 July, 1861, and was assigned to the 49th Virginia Infantry at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 7 August, 1861. Captain J C Gibson, 49th Virginia Infantry, Company D, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 49th Virginia Infantry, on 1 May, 1862.
Company E Warren Blues: CAPT. M T WHEATLEY
The company was accepted in state service at Front Royal, Warren County, Virginia, on 17 June, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for one year on 7 July, 1861. The company arrived by the Manassas Gap Railroad at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, at 2 PM on 16 July, 1861, and Captain M T Wheatley, 49th Virginia Infantry, Company E, died at Front Royal, Warren County, Virginia, on 1 December, 1861. The company was assigned to the Battalion Heavy Artillery, under the command of Captain T Triplett, Irish Volunteers or Triplett's Heavy Artillery, on 20 February, 1862 (See the Battalion Heavy Artillery).
Company F Ewell Guards: CAPT. J B NorviLL
The company was accepted in state service at Brentsville Courthouse, Prince William County, Virginia, on 1 July, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for one year on 12 July, 1861. The company arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 19 July, 1861.
Company G (1st) Markham Guards (Fauquier Artillery): CAPT. R M STRIBLING
The company was accepted in state service at Markham, Fauquier County, Virginia, on 22 June, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for one year by Major G W Brent, 17th Virginia Infantry, on 1 July, 1861 (See the 17th Virginia Infantry). The company was stationed at Goose Creek Baptist Church, on Goose Creek, Farrowsville, Fauquier County, Virginia, on 13 July, 1861, and ordered to proceed by the Manassas Gap Railroad to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 1 August, 1861. The company arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, the same day and appeared on a muster roll as Stribling's Light Artillery or Fauquier Artillery dated 31 October, 1861.
Company G (2nd) Quantico Guards: CAPT. C A NELSON
The company was accepted in state service at Dumfries, Prince William County, Virginia, on 1 July, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for the war on 16 July, 1861. The company was assigned as Provost Guard, under the command of Captain C A Nelson, Provost Marshall, on 21 September, 1861, and was ordered to Clark's Mountain, east of Rapidan Station, Culpeper County, Virginia, on 8 March, 1862. The company was assigned to the 49th Virginia Infantry at Clark's Mountain, east of Rapidan Station, Culpeper County, Virginia, on 28 March, 1862.
Company H Fauquier Guards: Acting CApt. & First Lt. H C Ward
The company was accepted in state service at Warrenton, Fauquier County, Virginia, under the command of Captain E Murray, on 26 May, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year on 28 May, 1861. The company arrived by the Warrenton Branch, Orange & Alexandria Railroad, at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, between 12 and 16 July, 1861, and Captain E Murray, 49th Virginia Infantry, Company H, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 49th Virginia Infantry, by Special Orders No.124, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 17 July, 1861, dated 19 July, 1861. First Lieutenant H C Ward, 49th Virginia Infantry, Company H, was appointed acting captain and first lieutenant, 49th Virginia Infantry, Company H, on 17 July, 1861, and died from a wound to the abdomen at 12 AM on 22 July, 1861. Second Lieutenant B M Randolph, 49th Virginia Infantry, Company H, was appointed captain, 49th Virginia Infantry, Company H, on 31 July, 1861.
Company I Rappahannock Rifles: CAPT. G C VANDERSLICE
The company was stationed at Amissville, Rappahannock County, Virginia, on 22 June, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Davis Barracks, Washington Courthouse, Rappahannock County, Virginia, on 22 July, 1861. The company arrived by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 1 August, 1861,
Company K Crowder's Company: CAPT. W H CROWDER
The company was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Camp Mitchell, in the vicinity of Lovingston, Nelson County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel R P Lyon, 28th Virginia Militia (Nelson County), on 1 September, 1861, and was assigned to the 49th Virginia Infantry, Company K, by Special Orders No.1, Paragragh IV, Headquarters, Adjutant & Inspector General's Office, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, on 2 January, 1862.
Unlettered Company Madison Artillery or Tips (Tipperary's): CAPT. G V Moody
The company was temporarily assigned to the 49th Virginia Infantry by Special Orders No.122, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 16 July, 1861 (See the Battalion Heavy Artillery).
Unlettered Company Crescent Blues, Company B: CAPT. Mcg Goodwyn
The company was temporarily assigned to the 49th Virginia Infantry by Special Orders No.124, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 17 July, 1861, and was assigned to the Washington Battalion Infantry, Company C, on 1 October, 1861 (See the Washington Battalion Artillery).

Fauquier Artillery

Captain R M Stribling

The Markham Guards was accepted in state service at Markham, Fauquier County, Virginia, on 22 June, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service by Major G W Brent, 17th Virginia Infantry, on 1 July, 1861. The company was ordered to the Goose Creek Baptist Church on Goose Creek, Farrowsville, Fauquier County, Virginia, the same day and was assigned to guard the Manassas Gap Railroad between Front Royal, Warren County, and Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on (?) July, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by the Manassas Gap Railroad at Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 1 August, 1861, and was redesignated the Fauquier Artillery in September or October 1861. The Fauquier Artillery was assigned to the Third Brigade, Army of the Potomac, under the command of Brigadier General D R Jones, in October 1861 and was reorganised at Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia, on 12 May, 1862 (See the Third Brigade, Army of the Potomac). The company was assigned to the 38th Battalion Virginia Light Artillery, Company A, on (?) June, 1863.

Disbanded at Lynchburg, Campbell County, Virginia, 9 April, 1865: The Fauquier Artillery, under the command of Captain W C Marshall, was disbanded at Lynchburg, Campbell County, Virginia, by Major General L L Lomax on 9 April, 1865.

Sources

"At Flint Hill, the Rev. Mr. Vanderslice, (a Methodist preacher, I believe,) is making up a company."

The Richmond Daily Dispatch, 13 May, 1861

"We have, also, three other companies organized, but not in barracks, viz: one commanded by Captain Gibson, numbering 60 men; one by Capt. Vanderslice, numbering 50 men; one by Col. Deatharage, 45 men, forming Cavalry for the Wise Legion."

The Richmond Daily Dispatch, 25 June, 1861 - Rappahannock county doing her duty, Rappahannock Co., Va. 22 June, 1861

Books/ Manuscripts

The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, Forty-ninth Virginia Infantry, First Edition, No.547 of 1000, by L Reidenbaugh

Supplement to the Official Records: Part II, Record of Events, Volume 72, Serial No.84: Record of events for the Forty-ninth Virginia Infantry, July 1861-October 1864, edited by James B Hewett

Memoirs of Governor William Smith, of Virginia, his political, military, and personal history, by John W Bell

Southern Historical Society Papers Volume 35: From Manassas to Frazier's farm, recollections of a soldier in many battles, General Lee to the rear, by R D Funkhouser

The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, The Brooke, Fauquier, Loudoun & Alexandria Artillery, First Edition, No.630 of 1000, by M J Andrus

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

Notes

The 49th Virginia Infantry was organised at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.124, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, irginia, on 17 July, 1861.

Mustered in one year, 28 May; 11, 13, & 18 June; 1, 7, & 22 July; 1 September, 1861: The 49th Virginia Infantry, Company H, was mustered in state service for one year on 28 May, 1861; Company C for one year at Camp Jefferson, on the grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, on 11 June, 1861; Company A for one year at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, on 13 June, 1861; Company B for one year at Camp Jefferson, on the grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, on 18 June, 1861; Company D for one year at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, on 18 June, 1861; Company G (1st) in Confederate service for one year at Markham, Fauquier County, Virginia, on 1 July, 1861; Company E in Confederate service for one year at Front Royal, Warren County, Virginia, on 7 July, 1861; Company F in Confederate service for one year at Brentsville Courthouse, Prince William County, Virginia, on 12 July, 1861; Company I in Confederate service for one year at Davis Barracks, Washington Courthouse, Rappahannock County, Virginia, on 22 July, 1861; and Company K in Confederate service for one year at Camp Mitchell, in the vicinity of Lovingston, Nelson County, Virginia, on 1 September, 1861.

Skirmish at Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, 1 June 1861: W Smith arrived at Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 31 May, 1861, and was assigned to command of the Warrenton Rifles during the skirmish on 1 June, 1861 (See the Skirmish at Fairfax Courthouse). He was appointed colonel, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 1 July, 1861, and was authorised to organise the 49th Virginia Infantry the same day.

Note: The Flint Hill Rifles was stationed at Camp Henry, C George's, northwest of Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia, between 18 and 21 June, 1861.

Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, to the Stone Bridge, on the Potomac River, Company C, 6 July, 1861: The New Market Volunteers was ordered to the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, by Special Orders No.94, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 6 July, 1861 (See Schaeffer's Battalion Infantry).

Note: The New Market Volunteers was assigned to Schaeffer's Battalion Infantry, under the command of Acting Major & Captain F B Schaeffer, Beauregard Rifles, by Special Orders No.94, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 6 July, 1861.

Grounds of the University of Virginia, one mile west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Company B 11-12 July, 1861: The Amherst Rough and Readies was ordered to proceed by the Virginia Central Railroad to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 11 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 12 July, 1861.

Note: The Amherst Rough and Readies was stationed at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 13 July, 1861, and the Madison Artillery or Tips was temporarily assigned to the 49th Virginia Infantry by Special Orders No.122, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 16 July, 1861 (See the Battalion Heavy Artillery).

Front Royal, Warren County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Company E, 16 July, 1861: The Warren Blues arrived by the Manassas Gap Railroad at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, at 2 PM on 16 July, 1861.

Warrenton, Fauquier County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Company H, 12-16 July, 1861: The Fauquier Guards arrived by the Warrenton Branch, Orange & Alexandria Railroad, at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, between 12 and 16 July, 1861.

Distribution of unattached companies, 17 July, 1861: The New Market Volunteers and the Crescent Blues, Company B, were stationed at the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River; the Amherst Rough and Readies, under the command of Captian C B Christian, at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia; the Ewell Guards at Brentsville Courthouse, Prince William County, Virginia; the Warren Blues and the Fauquier Guards at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia; the Flint Hill Rifles at Flint Hill, Rappahannock County, Virginia; and the Markham Guards at Markham, Fauquier County, Virginia, on 17 July, 1861.

Special Orders No.124, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, 17 July, 1861: The New Market Volunteers, the Markham Guards, the Amherst or Piedmont Rough and Readies, the Ewell Guards, the Warren Blues, the Fauquier Guards, the Flint Hill Rifles, and the Crescent Blues, Company B, were assigned to the 49th Virginia Infantry, under the command of Colonel W Smith, by Special Orders No.124, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 17 July, 1861.

Manassas Junction to Sudley Church, Sudley Springs, Prince William County, Virginia, Companies B, E, & H, 17 July, 1861: The 49th Virginia Infantry, Companies B, E, and H, were ordered to Sudley Springs, Prince William County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.124, Paragraph IV, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, in the afternoon on 17 July, 1861, and arrived at Sudley Church, Sudley Springs, Prince William Couty, Virginia, in the evening the same day.

Sudley Springs, Prince William County, Virginia, to Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, Companies B, E, & H, 18 July, 1861: The 49th Virginia Infantry, Companies B, E, and H, were ordered to Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, at 1 AM on 18 July, 1861, and arrived at 5 AM the same day.

Note: The 49th Virginia Infantry, Companies B, E, and H, were assigned to the Fifth Brigade, Army of the Potomac, under the command of Colonel P St G Cocke, 19th Virginia Infantry, on 18 July, 1861 (See the 19th Virginia Infantry).

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.

Brentsville, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Company F, 19-21 July, 1861: The 49th Virginia Infantry, Company F, arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 19 July, 1861.

Note: The 49th Virginia Infantry, Company F, was stationed at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 21 July, 1861 (See the Garrison at Camp Pickens).

Sperryville, Rappahannock County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Company D, 21 July, 1861 The Sperryville Sharpshooters arrived by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, at 10 AM on 21 July, 1861.

Note: The Sperryville Sharpshooters was temporarily assigned to the 7th Virginia Infantry at the rear of W McLean's Farm, on the road between Blackburn's Ford, on the Bull Run River, and Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, the same day (See the 7th Virginia Infantry).

Flint Hill, Rappahannock County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Company A, 21 July, 1861: The 49th Virginia Infantry, Company A, arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, in the afternoon on 21 July, 1861.

Note: The 49th Virginia Infantry, Company A, was assigned to guard the wounded at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, in the evening on 21 July, 1861.

After the first battle of Manassas the 49th Virginia Infantry, Companies B, E, and H, were stationed at F Lewis Farm, two miles southwest of Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, in the evening on 21 July, 1861.

Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Company C, 21 July, 1861: The 49th Virginia Infantry, Company C, arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, in the evening on 21 July, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia on 23 August, 1861.

One mile north of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, Company D, 22 & 28 July, 1861: The Sperryville Sharpshooters was stationed one mile north of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, between 22 and 27 July, 1861, and was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 28 July, 1861.

Centreville, Fairfax County, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Company D, 28 July & 7 August, 1861: The Sperryville Sharpshooters was stationed at Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia between 28 July and 7 August, 1861, and was assigned to the 49th Virginia Infantry, Company D, at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 7 August, 1861.

Note: The 49th Virginia Infantry was assigned to the Fifth Brigade, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, by Special Orders No.169, 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

Note: The 49th Virginia Infantry was assigned to garrison duty at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, under the command of Colonel G H Terrett, Provisional Army of Virginia, by Special Orders No.179, Headquarters, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 28 July, 1861.

Markham, Fauquier County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Company G (1st), 1 August, 1861: The Markham Guards arrived by the Manassas Gap Railroad at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 1 August, 1861.

Note: The Markham Guards was assigned to the 49th Virginia Infantry, Company G (1st), at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 1 August, 1861.

Amissville, Rappahannock County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Company I, 1 August, 1861: The Rappahannock Rifles arrived by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 1 August, 1861.

Note: The Rappahannock Rifles was assigned to the 49th Virginia Infantry, Company I, at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 1 August, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 20 August, 1861.

Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, 21 August, 1861: The 49th Virginia Infantry was ordered to Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.257, Headquarters, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 21 August, 1861.

Note: The 49th Virginia Infantry, the 27th Georgia Infantry, the 28th Georgia Infantry, the 4th North Carolina State Troops and the Battalion Heavy Artillery were assigned to garrison duty at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, under the command of Colonel G B Anderson, 4th North Carolina State Troops, on 14 October, 1861 (See the Camp Pickens Garrison).

Reorganised at Yorktown, York County, Virginia, 30 April, 1862: The 49th Virginia Infantry was reorganisedat Yorktown, York County, Virginia, on 30 April, 1862.

Surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, Appomattox County, Virginia, 9 April, 1865: The 49th Virginia Infantry, under the command of Captain W D Moffett, 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 49th 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.

The 27th Georgia Infantry, the 28th Georgia Infantry, the 4th North Carolina State Troops, the 49th Virginia Infantry, and the Heavy Battalion Artillery, under the command of Colonel G B Anderson, were stationed at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 14 January, 1862 (See the Garrison at Camp Pickens).

Reports

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.104: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp551-552
Colonel W Smith, Forty-ninth Virginia Infantry, 31 July, 1861

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