2nd USCT Infantry Regiment 1st USCT Infantry Regiment 1st Alabama Cavalry Regiment 1861 Skirmishes 1862 Skirmishes 1863 Skirmishes 1864 Skirmishes 1865 Skirmishes Alternate Battle Names 3rd Regiment Alabama Infantry 1861-04-12 Battle of Fort Sumter 1861-04-15 Evacuation of Fort Sumter 1861-04-19 Riots in Baltimore 1861-05-07 Gloucester Point 1861-05-10 Camp Jackson 1861-05-10 Riots in St. Louis 1861-05-18 Sewell’s Point 1861-05-29 Aquia Creek 1861-06-01 Fairfax Court House I 1861-06-01 Arlington Mills 1861-06-03 Philippi 1861-06-05 Pig Point 1861-06-10 Big Bethel 1861-06-15 Hooe’s Ferry 1861-06-17 Vienna 1861-06-17 Boonville 1861-06-19 Cole Camp 1861-06-27 Mathias Point 1861-07-02 Hoke’s Run 1861-07-05 Carthage 1861-07-05 Neosho 1861-07-08 Laurel Hill 1861-07-11 Rich Mountain 1861-07-12 Barboursville 1861-07-13 Corrick’s Ford 1861-07-17 Scary Creek 1861-07-17 Bunker Hill 1861-07-18 Blackburn’s Ford 1861-07-21 Manassas I 1861-07-22 Forsyth 1861-07-25 Mesilla I 1861-07-27 Fort Fillmore 1861-07-28 Sinking of the Petrel 1861-08 Siege of Tubac 1861-08 Cooke’s Canyon 1861-08 Battle of the Florida Mountains 1861-08-02 Dug Springs 1861-08-03 Curran Post Office 1861-08-05 Athens 1861-08-07 Hampton 1861-08-10 Wilson’s Creek 1861-08-10 Potosi 1861-08-19 Charleston 1861-08-25 Mason’s Hill 1861-08-26 Kessler’s Cross Lanes 1861-08-28 Hatteras Inlet Batteries 1861-08-31 Munson’s Hill 1861-09-02 Dry Wood Creek 1861-09-02 Gallinas Massacre 1861-09-08 Placito 1861-09-10 Carnifex Ferry 1861-09-11 Lewinsville 1861-09-12 Cheat Mountain 1861-09-12 Lexington I 1861-09-17 Liberty 1861-09-19 Barbourville 1861-09-21 Fredericktown I 1861-09-24 Canada Alamosa 1861-09-27 Pinos Altos 1861-10-03 Greenbrier River 1861-10-05 Cockle Creek 1861-10-09 Santa Rosa Island 1861-10-12 Battle of the Head of Passes 1861-10-21 Ball’s Bluff 1861-10-21 Camp Wildcat 1861-10-21 Fredericktown II 1861-10-23 Big Sandy Expedition 1861-10-25 Springfield I 1861-11-03 Port Royal 1861-11-07 Belmont 1861-11-08 Ivy Mountain 1861-11-19 Round Mountain 1861-11-20 Skirmish at Brownsville 1861-11-20 Hunter’s Mills 1861-12-04 Bog Wallow Ambush 1861-12-09 Chusto-Talasah 1861-12-13 Camp Allegheny 1861-12-17 Rowlett’s Station 1861-12-19 Skirmish at Blackwater Creek 1861-12-20 Dranesville 1861-12-26 Chustenahlah 1861-12-28 Mount Zion Church 1861-12-28 Sacramento 1862-01-01 Crook’s 1862 Expedition 1862-01-03 Cockpit Point 1862-01-05 Hancock 1862-01-08 Roan’s Tan Yard 1862-01-10 Middle Creek 1862-01-11 Lucas Bend 1862-01-19 Mill Springs

Union Officers

ImageNameSubstantive RankBrevet RankNotes
Abbott, Henry LivermoreAbbott, Henry LivermoreMajor, USV
(October 10, 1863)
Brigadier General, USV
(March 13, 1865)
KIA, Battle of the Wilderness (May 6, 1864)
Abbott, Joseph CarterAbbott, Joseph CarterColonel, USV
(November 17, 1863)
Brigadier General, USV
(January 15, 1865)
U.S. Senator from New Hampshire (1868–1871)
Abercrombie, John JosephColonel, USA
(February 25, 1861)
Brigadier General, USV
(August 31, 1861)
Brigadier General, USA
(March 13, 1865)
USMA, 1822
Resigned June 24, 1865
Charles Francis Adams, Jr..jpgAdams, Charles Francis Jr.Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVSon of Charles Francis Adams, Sr., U.S. Minister to the Court of St. James
(March 14, 1865)(March 13, 1865)Grandson of President John Quincy Adams
Great-grandson of President John Adams
Charles Albright congressman - Brady-Handy.jpgAlbright, CharlesColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania (1873–1875)
(January 24, 1863)(March 7, 1865)
Russell Alexander Alger2.jpgAlger, Russell AlexanderColonel, USVMajor General, USVResigned September 20, 1864
(June 11, 1863)(March 13, 1865)Governor of Michigan (1885–1887)
Commander-in-chief, GAR (1889–1890)
Secretary of War (1897–1899)
Senator from Michigan (1902–1907)
RAllen.jpgAllen, RobertColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1836
(February 19, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(May 23, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Benjamin Alvord mathematician - Brady-Handy.jpgAlvord, BenjaminMajor, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1833
(June 22, 1854)(April 9, 1865)
Brigadier General, USV
(April 15, 1862)
Adelbert Ames.jpgAmes, AdelbertCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1861
(June 11, 1864)(March 13, 1865)MOH, First Battle of Bull Run (July 21, 1861)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USVProvisional Governor Mississippi (1868–1869)
(May 20, 1863)(January 15, 1865)U.S. Senator from Mississippi (1870–1874)
Governor of Mississippi (1875)
Last surviving Union General, d. April 13, 1933
Son-in-law of Benjamin Franklin Butler
JAmmen.jpgAmmen, JacobBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1831
(July 16, 1862)Resigned January 14, 1865
Major Robert Anderson.jpgAnderson, RobertBrigadier General, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1825
(May 15, 1861)(February 3, 1865)Retired October 27, 1863
William Black Anderson.jpgAnderson, William BlackColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Illinois (1875–1877)
(April 4, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Christopher Columbus Andrews - Brady-Handy.jpgAndrews, Christopher ColumbusBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(January 5, 1864)(March 9, 1865)
GLAndrews.jpgAndrews, George LeonardBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVUSMA, 1851
(November 10, 1862)(March 26, 1865)Resigned, 1855
Timothy Patrick Andrews.jpgAndrews, Timothy PatrickColonel, USABrigadier General, USAPaymaster General (1862–1864)
(September 6, 1862)(September 13, 1847)Retired November 29, 1864
rejected a commission as brevet Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) on the basis that he already possessed such an appointment
Gen. Lewis G. Arnold (1864 engraving).jpgArnold, Lewis GoldingLieutenant Colonel, USAUSMA, 1837
(August 1, 1863)Retired February 8, 1864
Brigadier General, USV
(January 24, 1862)
Gen-RArnold.jpgArnold, RichardCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1850
(May 14, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 29, 1862)(August 22, 1865)
ASAsboth.jpgAsboth, Alexander SandorBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVAppointed Brigadier General, USV (September 3, 1861) by John Charles Frémont who lacked the authority to make such an appointment
(March 21, 1862)(March 13, 1865)United States Minister to Argentina and Uruguay (1866–1868)
John Jacob Astor III.jpgAstor, John Jacob IIIColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMustered out July 11, 1862
(November 30, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Christopher C. Augur - Brady-Handy.jpgAugur, Christopher ColumbusLieutenant Colonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1843
(July 1, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Major General, USV
(August 9, 1862)
William W Averell.pngAverell, William WoodsCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1855
(July 17, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(September 26, 1862)(August 7, 1864)
John Thomas Averill.jpgAverill, John ThomasColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Minnesota (1871–1875)
(November 22, 1864)(October 18, 1865)
Romeyn B. Ayres - Brady-Handy.jpgAyres, Romeyn BeckCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1847
(May 14, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 29, 1862)(August 1, 1864)
B [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
Orville E. Babcock - Brady-Handy.jpgBabcock, Orville EliasLieutenant Colonel, USABrigadier General, USAPrivate secretary to President Ulysses Simpson Grant
(January 1, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Josephbailey.jpgBailey, JosephBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVReceived the Thanks of Congress (June 4, 1864)
(November 10, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Absalom Baird.jpgBaird, AbsalomMajor, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1849
(November 12, 1861)(March 13, 1865)MOH, Battle of Jonesborough (September 1, 1864)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(April 28, 1862)(September 1, 1864)
Edward Dickinson Baker.jpgBaker, Edward DickinsonMajor General, USVKIA, Battle of Ball's Bluff (October 21, 1861)
(September 21, 1861)Rejected appointment as Brigadier General, USV (May 17, 1861)
Promoted to Major General, USV posthumously
U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1845–1846, 1849–1851)
U.S. Senator from Oregon (1860–1861)
Lafayette Curry Baker.jpgBaker, Lafayette CurryBrigadier General, USV
(April 26, 1865)
GenNPBanks.jpgBanks, Nathaniel PrentissMajor General, USVReceived the Thanks of Congress (January 28, 1864)
(May 16, 1861)U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts (1853–1857, 1865–1873, 1875–1879, 1889–1891)
Speaker of the House (1856–1857)
Governor of Massachusetts (1858–1861)
Colonel Henry B. Banning.jpgBanning, Henry BlackstoneColonel, USVMajor General, USVResigned January 21, 1865
(November 10, 1863)(March 13, 1865)U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1873–1879)
Francis C. Barlow.jpgBarlow, Francis ChanningMajor General, USV
(May 25, 1865)
John G Barnard.jpgBarnard, John GrossColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1833
(December 28, 1865)(March 13, 1865)Superintendent, USMA (1855–1856)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(September 23, 1861)(July 4, 1864)
James Barnes.JPGBarnes, JamesBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 29, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
General Joseph K. Barnes.jpgBarnes, Joseph K., M.D.Brigadier General, USAMajor General, USASurgeon General (1864–1882)
(August 22, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Surgeon at the deathbeds of Presidents Abraham Lincoln and James Abram Garfield
Lewis Tappan Barney.jpgBarney, Lewis TappanCaptain, USVBrigadier General, USVResigned June 21, 1864
(February 29, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Declined appointment as Colonel, USV (1864)
Youngest brevet brigadier general
Henry Alanson Barnum.jpgBarnum, Henry AlansonBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of Lookout Mountain (November 24, 1863)
(May 31, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
Henry W Barry.jpgBarry, Henry W.Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S Congressman from Mississippi (1870–1875)
(April 28, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Brevet obtained by alleged fraud
William Farquhar Barry - LoC Civil War.jpgBarry, William FarquharColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1838
(December 11, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(August 20, 1861)(September 1, 1864)
Brig Gen Joseph Jackson Bartlett.jpgBartlett, Joseph JacksonBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVOriginal appointment as Brigadier General, USV (October 4, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
(March 30, 1863)(August 1, 1864)U.S. minister to Sweden and Norway (1867–1869)
William Francis Bartlett.pngBartlett, William FrancisBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(June 20, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Richard Napoleon Batchelder.jpgBatchelder, Richard NapoleonCaptain, USABrigadier General, USAMOH, between Catlett and Fairfax Station, Virginia (October 13–15, 1863)
(February 16, 1865)(April 9, 1865)
Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USV
(August 2, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Delevan Bates.jpgBates, DelevanColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of the Crater (July 30, 1864)
(March 23, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Gen-Hbaxter.jpgBaxter, HenryBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVU.S. minister to Honduras (1869–1873)
(March 12, 1863)(April 1, 1865)
GDBayard.jpgBayard, George DashiellCaptain, USAUSMA, 1856
(August 20, 1861)DOW, Battle of Fredericksburg (w. December 13, 1862, d. December 14, 1862)
Brigadier General, USV
(April 28, 1862)
Gen-GLBeal.jpgBeal, George LafayetteBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 30, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
John Beatty.jpgBeatty, JohnBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Ohio (1868–1873)
(November 29, 1862)
SamuelBeatty.jpgBeatty, SamuelBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 29, 1862)(March 13, 1863)
James A. Beaver.jpgBeaver, James AddamsColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMustered out December 27, 1864
(September 8, 1862)(August 1, 1864)Governor of Pennsylvania (1887–1891)
William Belknap, Brady-Handy bw photo portrait, ca1855-1865.jpgBelknap, William WorthBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVSecretary of War (1869–1876)
(July 30, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Lewis Benedict Col 162d NYVI.JPGBenedict, LewisColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Pleasant Hill (April 9, 1864)
(September 12, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Henry W Benham.jpgBenham, Henry WashingtonMajorMajor General, USAUSMA, 1837
(August 6, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(August 13, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Thomas W. Bennett territorial governor - Brady-Handy.jpgBennett, Thomas WarrenColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVTerritorial Governor of Idaho (1871–1875)
(November 1, 1862)(March 5, 1865)Congressional Delegate for the Idaho Territory (1875–1876)
Gen-WPBenton.jpgBenton, William PlummerBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(April 28, 1862)(March 26, 1865)
HGBerry.jpgBerry, Hiram GregoryMajor General, USVKIA, Battle of Chancellorsville (May 3, 1863)
(November 29, 1862)
John.L.Beveridge.1.jpgBeveridge, John LourieColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Illinois (1871–1873)
(June 28, 1864)(March 7, 1865)Governor of Illinois (1873–1877)
Daniel Davidson Bidwell.jpgBidwell, Daniel DavidsonBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Cedar Creek (October 19, 1864)
(August 11, 1864)
Henry Harrison Bingham.pngBingham, Henry HarrisonMajor, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of the Wilderness (May 6, 1864)
(August 1, 1864)(April 9, 1865)U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania (1879–1912)
Henry Warner Birge.jpgBirge, Henry WarnerBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(September 19, 1863)(February 25, 1865)
David B. Birney - Brady-Handy.jpgBirney, David BellMajor General, USVDied of illness, October 18, 1864
(May 20, 1863)Brother of William Birney
WBirney.jpgBirney, WilliamBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVBrother of David Bell Birney
(May 22, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
John c black-illinois-1902.pngBlack, John CharlesColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Prairie Grove (December 7, 1862)
(December 31, 1862)(April 9, 1865)U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1893–1895)
Commander-in-chief, GAR (1903)
FrancisPBlair-small.pngBlair, Francis Preston Jr.Major General, USVDeclined appointment as Brigadier General, USV (August 7, 1861)
(November 29, 1862)U.S. Congressman from Missouri (1857–1859, 1861–1862, 1863–1864)
U.S. Senator from Missouri (1871–1873)
Brother of Postmaster General Montgomery Blair
Brig Gen William Blaisdell.pngBlaisdell, William E.Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road (June 23, 1864)
(October 11, 1861)(June 23, 1864)
General Blenker.jpgBlenker, LouisBrigadier General, USVMustered out March 31, 1863
(b. Blenker, Ludwig)(August 9, 1861)
General James G. Blunt USA.jpgBlunt, James GillpatrickMajor General, USV
(March 16, 1863)
American Civil War Union Brigadier General - Henry Bohlen.jpgBohlen, HenryBrigadier General, USVKIA in reconnaissance over the Rappahannock River, Virginia (August 22. 1862)
(April 28, 1862)
James Bowen.jpgBowen, JamesBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVResigned July 27, 1864
(October 11, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
ThomasMBowen.jpgBowen, Thomas MeadeColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVTerritorial Governor of Idaho (1871)
(September 20, 1862)(February 13, 1865)U.S. Senator from Colorado (1883–1889)
Gen-jboyle.jpgBoyle, Jeremiah TilfordBrigadier General, USVResigned January 26, 1864
(November 9, 1861)
Henry V Boynton arms crossed.jpgBoynton, Henry Van NessLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Missionary Ridge (November 25, 1863)
(July 13, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
L P Bradley ACW colonel.JPGBradley, Luther PrenticeBrigadier General, USV
(June 30, 1864)
GenESBragg.jpgBragg, Edward StuyvesantBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Wisconsin (1877–1883, 1885–1887)
(June 25, 1864)U.S. minister to Mexico
John M Brannan.jpgBrannan, John MiltonMajor, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1841
(August 1, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(September 28, 1861)(January 23, 1865)
Masonbrayman.jpgBrayman, MasonBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVTerritorial Governor of Idaho (1876–1880)
(September 24, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Henry Brewerton.jpgBrewerton, HenryColonel, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1819
(April 22, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Superintendent, USMA (1845–1852)
Gen-BWBrice.jpgBrice, Benjamin WilliamColonel, USAMajor General, USAPaymaster General (1864–1872)
(November 29, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Henry Shaw Briggs.jpgBriggs, Henry ShawBrigadier General, USV
(July 17, 1862)
J S Brisbin ACW.JPGBrisbin, James SanksCaptain, USAColonel, USA
(August 5, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(May 1, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
Thornton Fleming Brodhead.jpgBrodhead, Thornton FlemingColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Second Battle of Bull Run (w. August 30, 1862 d. September 2, 1862)
(August 26, 1861)(August 30, 1862)
John R. Brooke.jpgBrooke, John RutterBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVMilitary Governor of Puerto Rico (1898)
(May 12, 1864)(August 1, 1864)Military Governor of Cuba (1899)
Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1905–1907)
WTHBrooks.jpgBrooks, William Thomas HarbaughMajor, USAUSMA, 1841
(March 12, 1862)Appointment as Major General, USV (June 10, 1863) revoked April 6, 1864
Brigadier General, USVResigned June 14, 1864
(September 28, 1861)
Charles Elwood Brown.jpgBrown, Charles ElwoodColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Ohio (1885–1889)
(June 6, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
Egbertbrown.jpgBrown, Egbert BensonBrigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
Thomas McLellan Browne.jpgBrowne, Thomas McLellanColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Indiana (1877–1891)
(October 10, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
RCBuchanan.jpgBuchanan, Robert ChristieColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1830
(February 8, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Volunteer appointment expired March 4, 1863
Brigadier General, USVNephew of First Lady Louisa Adams (Wife of President John Quincy Adams)
(November 29, 1862)
C.P. Buckingham.jpgBuckingham, Catharinus PutnamBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1829
(July 16, 1862)Resigned February 11, 1863
Ralph Pomeroy Buckland.jpgBuckland, Ralph PomeroyBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVResigned January 6, 1865
(November 29, 1862)(March 13, 1865)U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1865–1869)
Don Carlos Buell.jpgBuell, Don CarlosColonel, USAUSMA, 1841
(July 17, 1862)Mustered out of volunteer service May 28, 1864
Major General, USVResigned June 1, 1864
(March 21, 1862)
John Buford.jpgBuford, JohnCaptain, USAUSMA, 1848
(November 12, 1861)Died of illness December 16, 1863
Major General, USVHalf-brother of Napoleon Bonaparte Buford
(July 1, 1863)
NBBuford.jpgBuford, Napoleon BonaparteBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVUSMA, 1827
(April 15, 1862)(March 13, 1865)Appointment as Major General, USV (November 29, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
Half-brother of John Buford
StephenBurbridge.jpgBurbridge, Stephen GanoBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(June 9, 1862)(July 4, 1864)
HenrLawrBurn-1.jpgBurnett, Henry LawrenceMajor, USVBrigadier General, USVAssistant prosecutor, Lincoln assassination trial
(August 10, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Hiram Burnham.pngBurnham, HiramBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Chaffin's Farm (September 29, 1864)
(April 26, 1864)
W W Burns UA ACW.jpgBurns, William WallaceMajor, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1847
(August 3, 1861)(March 13, 1865)Resigned volunteer commission March 20, 1863
Brigadier General, USV
(September 28, 1861)
Ambrose Burnside2.jpgBurnside, Ambrose EverettMajor General, USVUSMA, 1847
(March 18, 1862)Received the Thanks of Congress (January 28, 1864)
Resigned April 15, 1865
Governor of Rhode Island (1866–1869)
Commander-in-chief, GAR (1871–1873)
U.S. Senator from Rhode Island (1875–1881)
Samuel Thompson Busey.jpgBusey, Samuel ThompsonColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Illinois (1891–1893)
(January 7, 1863)(April 9, 1865)
General Cyrus Bussey - History of Iowa.jpgBussey, CyrusBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(January 5, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
General-Richard-Busteed-001.jpgBusteed, RichardBrigadier General, USVAppointment expired March 4, 1863
(August 7, 1862)
BenFrankButler.jpgButler, Benjamin FranklinMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from Massachusetts (1867–1875, 1877–1879)
(May 16, 1863)Governor of Massachusetts (1883–1884)
Father-in-law of Adelbert Ames
Daniel Butterfield.jpgButterfield, DanielColonel, USAMajor General, USAMOH, Battle of Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862)
(July 1, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Major General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
C [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
GCadwalader.jpgCadwalader, GeorgeMajor General, USVResigned July 6, 1865
(April 25, 1862)First commander-in-chief of MOLLUS (1865–1879)
John C. Caldwell.jpgCaldwell, John CurtisBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVU.S. minister to Uruguay and Paraguay (1874–1882)
(April 28, 1862)(August 19, 1865)
JohnBCallis1860.jpgCallis, John BentonLieutenant Colonel, USV, USNBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Alabama (1878–1869)
(February 11, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
R A Cameron ACW.jpgCameron, Robert AlexanderBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(August 11, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
CharlesThomasCampbell.jpgCampbell, Charles ThomasBrigadier General, USVOriginal appointment as Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
(March 13, 1863)
Jacob Miller Campbell - Brady-Handy.jpgCampbell, Jacob MillerColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania (1877–1879, 1881–1887)
(February 27, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
John Allen Campbell.jpgCampbell, John AllenLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVTerritorial Governor of Wyoming (1869–1875)
(January 31, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
William Bowen Campbell.jpgCampbell, William BowenBrigadier General, USVResigned January 26, 1863
(June 30, 1862)U.S. Congressman from Tennessee (1847–1853)
Governor of Tennessee (1851–1853)
General Edward Canby 525.jpgCanby, Edward Richard SpriggColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1839
(May 14, 1861)(March 13, 1865)Brother-in-law of John Parker Hawkins
Major General, USV
(May 7, 1864)
Henrycapehart.jpgCapehart, HenryColonel, USVMajor General, USVMOH for saving the life of Private Watson Karr while fording the Greenbrier River (May 22, 1864)
(February 22, 1864)(June 17, 1865)
Carleton, James Henry.jpgCarleton, James HenryMajor, USAMajor General, USA
Brigadier General, USV(March 13, 1865)
(April 28, 1862)Major General, USV
(March 13, 1865)
William P Carlin.jpgCarlin, William PassmoreMajor, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1850
(February 8, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 29, 1862)(March 19, 1865)
EACarr.jpgCarr, Eugene AsaMajor, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1850
(July 17, 1862)(March 13, 1865)MOH, Battle of Pea Ridge (March 7, 1862)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(March 7, 1862)(March 11, 1865)
Joseph Bradford Carr - Brady-Handy.jpgCarr, Joseph BradfordBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVOriginal appointment as Brigadier General, USV (September 7, 1862) expired March 4, 1863; second appointment (March 30, 1863) expired March 30, 1864; finally confirmed June 30, 1864
(March 30, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Hbcarrington-150.jpgCarrington, Henry BeebeeColonel, USA
(May 14, 1861)
Brigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
Samuel S Carroll.jpgCarroll, Samuel SpriggCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1856
(November 1, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(May 12, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
SPCarter.jpgCarter, Samuel PowhatanCommander, USNMajor General, USVU.S. Naval Academy, 1846
(June 25, 1865)(March 13, 1865)Only officer ever to hold flag rank in both the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy (appointed Rear Admiral May 16, 1882)
Brigadier General, USV
(May 1, 1862)
Silas Casey.jpgCasey, SilasColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1826
(October 9, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Major General, USV
(May 31, 1862)
Isaac Catlin portrait.jpgCatlin, Isaac SwartwoodColonel, USVMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of the Crater (July 30, 1864)
(July 29, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Brother-in-law of Benjamin Franklin Tracy
RobertFrancisCatterson.jpgCatterson, Robert Francis, M.D.Brigadier General, USV
(May 31, 1865)
Joshua Chamberlain - Brady-Handy.jpgChamberlain, Joshua LawrenceBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863)
(b. Lawrence Joshua Chamberlain)(June 19, 1864)(March 29, 1865)Detailed to receive surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia (April 12, 1865)
Governor of Maine (1866–1870)
One of only two general officers ever promoted on the field by General Grant
Alexander Chambers.jpgChambers, AlexanderCaptain, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1853
(May 14, 1861)(March 13, 1865)Volunteer appointment cancelled by the Senate April 6, 1864, ostensibly because Chambers was not a legal resident of Iowa
Brigadier General, USV
(August 11, 1863)
S G Champlin ACW.JPGChamplin, Stephen GardnerBrigadier General, USVResigned November 8, 1863
(November 29, 1862)DOW, Battle of Seven Pines (w. May 31, 1862, d. January 24, 1864)
E P Chapin UA ACW.JPGChapin, Edward PaysonBrigadier General, USVKIA, Siege of Port Hudson (May 27, 1863); promoted posthumously
(May 27, 1863)
Daniel Chaplin.jpgChaplin, DanielColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Second Battle of Deep Bottom (w. August 16, 1864, d. August 20, 1864)
(August 21, 1862)(August 17, 1864)
G H Chapman UA BGen ACW.jpgChapman, George HenryBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(July 21, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
A L Chetlain UA ACW.JPGChetlain, Augustus LouisBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(December 18, 1863)(June 18, 1865)
Norton P. Chipman - Brady-Handy.jpgChipman, Norton ParkerColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVCongressional Delegate for the District of Columbia (1871–1875)
(April 17, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Chiving1.jpgChivington, John MiltonColonel, USVAppointment as Brigadier General, USV withdrawn February 12, 1863
(April, 1862)
Brigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
Sylvester Churchill.jpgChurchill, SylvesterColonel, USABrigadier General, USAInspector General, U.S. Army (1841–1861)
(June 25, 1841)(September 23, 1847)Retired September 25, 1861
Morgan H Chrysler.jpgChrysler, Morgan HenryBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 11, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
William Thomas Clark.jpgClark, William ThomasBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from Texas (1869–1872)
(May 31, 1865)(November 24, 1865)
Cassius Marcellus Clay abolitionist - Brady-Handy.jpgClay, Cassius MarcellusMajor General, USVRejected appointment and resigned, March 11, 1863
(April 11, 1862)U.S. minister to Russia (1863–1869)
Cecil Clay.jpgClay, CecilLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Chaffin's Farm (September 29, 1864)
(November 19, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
AR Powell Clayton.jpgClayton, PowellBrigadier General, USVGovernor of Arkansas (1868–1871)
(August 1, 1864)U.S. Senator from Arkansas (1871–1877)
U.S. minister to Mexico (1897–1898); U.S. Ambassador to Mexico (1898–1905)
David Ramsey Clendenin.jpgClendenin, David RamsayLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMustered out July 17, 1865
(December 5, 1862)(July 11, 1865)Commissioner, Lincoln assassination trial
Gustave Paul Cluseret (U.S.).jpgCluseret, Gustave PaulBrigadier General, USVArrested on unspecified charges, January, 1863
(October 14, 1862)Resigned March 2, 1863
Volunteer appointment never confirmed
Amasa Cobb.jpgCobb, AmasaColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Wisconsin (1863–1871)
(September 29, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
George Ashworth Cobham.jpgCobham, George Ashworth, Jr.Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Peachtree Creek (July 20, 1864)
(November 7, 1862)(July 19, 1864)
John Coburn congressman.jpgCoburn, JohnColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Indiana (1867–1875)
(September 16, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
John Cochrane.jpgCochrane, JohnBrigadier General, USVResigned February 25, 1862
(July 17, 1862)U.S. Congressman from New York (1857–1861)
Joseph R. Cockerill.JPGCockerill, Joseph RandolphColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Ohio (1857–1859)
(December 20, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
William Cogswell2.jpgCogswell, WilliamColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Massachusetts (1887–1895)
(June 26, 1863)(December 15, 1864)
Charles HT Collis.jpgCollis, Charles Henry TuckerColonel, USVMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of Fredericksburg (December 13, 1862)
(December 1, 1862)(March 13, 1865)Mustered out May 29, 1865
James M. Comly.jpgComly, James Munroe StuartColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. minister to Hawai'i (1877–1882)
(January 11, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
GenPEConnor.jpgConnor, Patrick EdwardBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(March 30, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Connor, SeldenBrigadier General, USVGovernor of Maine (1876–1879)
(June 11, 1864)
JohnCook.jpgCook, JohnBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(March 21, 1862)(August 24, 1865)
Philip St. George Cooke.jpgCooke, Philip St. GeorgeBrigadier General, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1827
(November 12, 1861)(March 13, 1865)Father of General John Rogers Cooke, CSA
Father-in-law of General James Ewell Brown Stuart, CSA
JamesCooper.jpgCooper, JamesBrigadier General, USVDied March 28, 1863
(May 17, 1861)U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania (1849–1843)
U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania (1849–1855)
JosephAlexanderCooper.jpgCooper, Joseph AlexanderBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(July 30, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Joseph Tarr Copeland.jpgCopeland, Joseph TarrBrigadier General, USVResigned November 8, 1865
(November 29, 1862)
Michael Corcoran - Brady-Handy.jpgCorcoran, MichaelBrigadier General, USVDied in riding accident December 22, 1863
(July 21, 1861)
JMCorse.jpgCorse, John MurrayBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVUSMA (class of 1857), withdrew 1855
(August 11, 1863)(October 5, 1864)
Darius N. Couch - Brady-Handy.jpgCouch, Darius NashMajor General, USVUSMA, 1846
(July 4, 1862)Resigned May 26, 1865
Brevet Brigadier General John Coughlin.jpgCoughlin, JohnLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Swift's Creek (May 9, 1864)
(September 5, 1862)(April 9, 1865)
Robert Cowdin.jpgCowdin, RobertBrigadier General, USVAppointment expired March 4, 1863
(September 26, 1862)Relieved and mustered out March 30, 1863
Jacob Dolson Cox.jpgCox, Jacob DolsonMajor GeneralOriginal appointment as Major General, USV (October 6, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
(December 7, 1864)Resigned June 27, 1864
Governor of Ohio (1866–1867)
United States Secretary of the Interior (1869–1870)
U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1877–1879)
James Craig (Missouri).jpgCraig, JamesBrigadier General, USVResigned May 5, 1863
(March 21, 1862)U.S. Congressman from Missouri (1857–1861)
Samuel J. Crawford.jpgCrawford, Samuel JohnsonColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVResigned November 7, 1864
(November 1, 1863)(March 13, 1865)Governor of Kansas (1865–1868)
Samuel W. Crawford - Brady-Handy.jpgCrawford, Samuel Wylie, M.D.Lieutenant Colonel, USAMajor General, USA
(February 17, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(April 25, 1862)(August 1, 1864)
Thomas Leonidas Crittenden - Brady-Handy.jpgCrittenden, Thomas LeonidasMajor General, USVResigned December 13, 1864
(July 17, 1862)Son of Senator John Jordan Crittenden
Brother of General George Bibb Crittenden, CSA
Cousin of Thomas Turpin Crittenden
TTCrittenden.jpgCrittenden, Thomas TurpinBrigadier General, USVResigned May 5, 1863
(April 28, 1862)Nephew of Senator John Jordan Crittenden
Cousin of Thomas Leonidas Crittenden and General George Bibb Crittenden, CSA
Marcellus-M-Crocker.jpgCrocker, Marcellus MonroeBrigadier General, USVUSMA (class of 1851), withdrew 1849
(November 29, 1862)Died of illness August 26, 1865
George Crook - Brady-Handy.jpgCrook, GeorgeCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1852
(May 14, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Major General, USV
(October 21, 1864)
JohnTCroxton.jpgCroxton, John ThomasBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVU.S. minister to Bolivia (1873–1874)
(July 30, 1864)(April 27, 1865)
Charles Cruft.jpgCruft, CharlesBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(July 16, 1862)(March 5, 1865)
George W Cullum.jpgCullum, George WashingtonLieutenant Colonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1833
(March 3, 1863)(March 13, 1865)Superintendent, USMA (1864–1866)
Brigadier General, USVCreated the Cullum number system to identify USMA graduates
(November 1, 1861)Brother-in-law to Schuyler Hamilton (married widow of Henry Wager Halleck)
Alexander Cummings.gifCummings, AlexanderColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVTerritorial Governor of Colorado (1865–1867)
(October 24, 1863)(April 19, 1865)
Curtisnm1d.jpgCurtis, Newton MartinBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVMOH, First Battle of Fort Fisher (January 15, 1865)
(January 15, 1865)(March 13, 1865)U.S. Congressman from New York (1891–1897)
SamuelCurtis01.jpgCurtis, Samuel RyanMajor General, USVUSMA, 1831
(March 21, 1862)U.S. Congressman from Iowa (1857–1861)
G a custer.jpgCuster, George ArmstrongCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1861
(June 5, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Major General, USV
(April 15, 1865)
ByronMacCutcheon.jpgCutcheon, Byron MacColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH for actions at Horseshoe Bend, Kentucky (May 10, 1863)
(January 8, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Resigned March 6, 1865
U.S. Congressman from Michigan (1883–1891)
Lysander Cutler.jpgCutler, LysanderBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVResigned June 30, 1865
(November 29, 1862)(August 19, 1864)
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ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
Aaron S. Daggett Civil War General.jpgDaggett, Aaron SimonLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVLast surviving brevet general (d. May 14, 1938)
(January 23, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
Napoleon J T Dana.jpgDana, Napoleon Jackson TecumsehMajor General, USVUSMA, 1842
(November 29, 1862)Resigned May 27, 1865
John W Davidson.jpgDavidson, John WynnMajor, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1845
(November 14, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(February 3, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Henry Eugene Davies.jpgDavies, Henry EugeneMajor General, USVNephew of Thomas Alfred Davies
(May 4, 1865)
T A Davies UA ACW.JPGDavies, Thomas AlfredBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVUSMA, 1829
(March 7, 1862)(July 11, 1865)Uncle of Henry Eugene Davies
Edmund Davis.jpgDavis, Edmund JacksonBrigadier General, USVGovernor of Texas (1870–1874)
(November 10, 1864)
Jefferson C. Davis.jpgDavis, Jefferson ColumbusCaptain, USAMajor General, USAShot and killed Major General William Nelson in a private altercation (September 29, 1862)
(May 14, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(December 18, 1861)(August 8, 1864)
RRDawes.jpgDawes, Rufus RobinsonColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVResigned August 10, 1864
(July 5, 1864)(March 13, 1865)U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1881–1883)
Father of Vice President Charles Gates Dawes
GWDeitzler.jpgDeitzler, George WashingtonBrigadier General, USVResigned August 27, 1863
(November 29, 1862)
Richard Delafield.jpgDelafield, RichardBrigadier General, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1818
(April 22, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Superintendent, USMA (1838–1845, 1856–1861, 1861)
Chief of Engineers (1864–1866)
Elias Smith Dennis.jpgDennis, Elias SmithBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 29, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Frederick Tracy Dent.jpgDent, Frederick TracyLieutenant Colonel, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1843
(March 20, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Brother-in-law of Ulysses S. Grant
Brigadier General, USV
(April 5, 1865)
Pd james w denver.jpgDenver, James W.Brigadier General, USVResigned March 5, 1863
(August 14, 1861)U.S. Congressman from California (1855–1857)
Territorial Governor of Kansas (1857–1858)
Namesake of Denver, Colorado
Gustavus Adolphus De Russy.jpgDe Russy, Gustavus AdolphusCaptain, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA (class of 1839), resigned in 1838
(August 17, 1857)(March 13, 1865)Son of René Edward De Russy
Brigadier General, USVBrother-in-law of Henry Jackson Hunt and Lewis Cass Hunt
(May 23, 1863)
Brigadier General René Edward De Russy.jpgDe Russy, René EdwardColonel, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1812
(March 3, 1863)(March 13, 1865)Superintendent, USMA (1833–1838)
Father of Gustavus Adolphus De Russy
Father-in-law of Henry Jackson Hunt and Lewis Cass Hunt
General Régis de Trobriand.jpgDe Trobriand, Philippe Régis Dénis de KeredernBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(January 5, 1864)(April 9, 1865)
GenChasDevens.jpgDevens, Charles Jr.Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USVCommander-in-chief, GAR (1873–1875)
(April 15, 1862)(April 3, 1865)Attorney General of the United States (1877–1881)
Thomas C. Devin.jpgDevin, Thomas CasimerBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(October 19, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
John T. Deweese - Brady-Handy.jpgDeweese, John ThomasLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Indiana (1868–1870)
(March 13, 1865)
Joel Allen Dewey.jpgDewey, Joel AllenBrigadier General, USVLast Civil War general appointed
(November 20, 1865)
Alexander Samuel Diven.jpgDiven, Alexander SamuelColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVResigned May 11, 1863
(October 21, 1862)(August 30, 1864)U.S. Congressman from New York (1861–1863)
General Dix.jpgDix, John AdamsMajor General, USVResigned November 30, 1865
(May 16, 1861)U.S. Senator from New York (1845–1849)
Secretary of the Treasury (1861)
U.S. minister to France (1866–1869)
Governor of New York (1873–1874)
Highest-ranking volunteer officer
Gen-cdodge.jpgDodge, Charles ClevelandBrigadier General, USVResigned June 12, 1863
(November 29, 1862)
GMDodge.jpgDodge, Grenville MellenMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from Iowa (1867–1869)
(June 7, 1864)Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1907–1909)
CDoolittle.jpgDoolittle, Charles CampBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(January 27, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
Doubledayo.jpgDoubleday, AbnerLieutenant Colonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1842
(September 20, 1863)(March 13, 1865)Aimed first cannon to return fire from Fort Sumter
Major General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
NSDow2.jpgDow, NealBrigadier General, USVResigned November 30, 1864
(April 28, 1862)
FrancisMDrake.jpgDrake, Francis MarionLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVGovernor of Iowa (1896–1898)
(October 4, 1862)(February 22, 1865)
William F. Draper (1865).pngDraper, William FrancisLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Massachusetts (1893–1897)
(August 9, 1864)(March 13, 1865)U.S. Ambassador to Italy (1897–1900)
AlfredNDuffie.jpgDuffié, Alfred Napoleon AlexanderBrigadier General, USV
(aka. Duffie, Alfred Nattie)(June 23, 1863)
Ebenezerdumontindiana.jpgDumont, EbenezerBrigadier General, USVResigned February 28, 1863
(September 3, 1861)U.S. Congressman from Indiana (1863–1867)
William M Dunn.jpgDunn, William McKeeLieutenant Colonel, USABrigadier General, USAU.S. Congressman from Indiana (1859–1863)
(June 22, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Duryee4s.jpgDuryée, AbramBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVResigned January 5, 1863
(August 31, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Arthur Henry Dutton.jpgDutton, Arthur HenryCaptain, USAColonel, USAUSMA, 1861
(October 2, 1863)(May 26, 1864)DOW, Battle of Proctor's Creek (w. May 16, 1864, d. June 5, 1864)
Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USV
(September 5, 1862)(May 16, 1864)
Isaac Harding Duval.jpgDuval, Isaac HardinBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from West Virginia (1869–1871)
(September 24, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
General William Dwight.jpgDwight, WilliamBrigadier General, USVUSMA (class of 1853), discharged January 31, 1853
(November 29, 1862)
ABDyer.jpgDyer, Alexander BrydieBrigadier General, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1837
(September 12, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Chief of Ordnance (1864–1874)
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ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
Gen Amos B Eaton.jpgEaton, Amos BeebeBrigadier General, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1826
(June 29, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Commissary General of Subsistence (1864–1874)
AlonzoEdgerton.jpgEdgerton, Alonzo JayColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Senator from Minnesota (1881)
(February 15, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
General John Edwards.jpgEdwards, JohnBrigadier GeneralU.S. Congressman from Arkansas (1871 – February 8, 1872)
(September 24, 1864)Removed from seat when election was successfully contested
Oliver Edwards.jpgEdwards, OliverBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(May 19, 1865)(April 5, 1865)
Thomas W Egan.jpgEgan, Thomas WashingtonBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(September 3, 1864)(October 27, 1864)
James A. Ekin.jpgEkin, James A.Lieutenant Colonel, USABrigadier General, USACommissioner on Lincoln assassination trial
(July 29, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USV
(August 2, 1864)(March 8, 1865)
Alfred W Ellet.jpgEllet, Alfred WashingtonBrigadier General, USVResigned, December 31, 1864
(November 1, 1862)Brother of Charles Ellet, Jr.
Uncle of Charles Rivers Ellet
W L Elliott BGen ACW.JPGElliott, Washington LafayetteMajor, USAMajor General, USAUSMA (class of 1845), left in 1844
(November 5, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(June 11, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Avhellis.JPGEllis, Augustus van HorneColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863)
(September 5, 1862)(July 2, 1863)Last brevet brigadier general commission issued (February 20, 1869)
George Ruter Elstner.jpgElstner, George RuterLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Utoy Creek (August 8, 1864)
(July 1, 1863)(August 8. 1864)
William H. Emory - Brady-Handy.jpgEmory, William HelmsleyColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1831
(October 27, 1863)(March 13, 1865)Namesake of Emory Peak
Major General, USV
(September 25, 1865)
William H. Enochs 001.pngEnochs, William HenryColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMustered out July 21, 1865
(December 23, 1864)(March 13, 1865)U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1891–1893)
Llewellyn Garrish Estes.jpgEstes, Llewellyn GarrishMajor, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH for leading a charge over a burning bridge crossing the Flint River (August 30, 1864)
(February 2, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
George Peabody Estey.jpgEstey, George PeabodyBrigadier General, USV
(aka. George Peabody Este)(June 26, 1865)
Henry Lawrence Eustis.jpgEustis, Henry LawrenceBrigadier GeneralUSMA, 1842
(September 12, 1863)Resigned, June 27, 1864
Gen-ChasEwing.jpgEwing, CharlesCaptain, USAColonel, USASon of Thomas Ewing
(May 14, 1861)(March 13, 1865)Brother of Thomas Ewing, Jr.
Brigadier General, USVBrother of Hugh Boyle Ewing
(March 8, 1865)Brother-in-law of William Tecumseh Sherman
Hugh Boyle Ewing.jpgEwing, Hugh BoyleBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVUSMA, class of 1848, never graduated
(November 29, 1862)(March 13, 1865)U.S. minister to the Netherlands (1866–1870)
Son of Thomas Ewing
Brother of Thomas Ewing, Jr.
Brother of Charles Ewing
Brother-in-law of William Tecumseh Sherman
Gen-TEwingJr.jpgEwing, Thomas Jr.Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USVResigned February 23, 1865
(March 13, 1863)(March 13, 1865)U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1877–1881)
Son of Thomas Ewing
Brother of Charles Ewing
Brother of Hugh Boyle Ewing
Brother-in-law of William Tecumseh Sherman
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ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
Lucius Fairchild Crop.jpgFairchild, LuciusCaptain, USAResigned November, 1863
(August, 1861)Governor of Wisconsin (1866–1872)
Brigadier General, USVU.S. minister to Spain (1880–1881)
(October 13, 1863)Commander-in-chief, GAR (1886–1887)
Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1893–1895)
Elon John Farnsworth.jpgFarnsworth, Elon JohnBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Gettysburg (July 3, 1863)
(June 29, 1863)Nephew of John Franklin Farnsworth
John F. Farnsworth - Brady-Handy.jpgFarnsworth, John FranklinBrigadier General, USVResigned March 4, 1863
(November 29, 1862)U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1857–1861, 1863–1873)
Uncle of Elon John Farnsworth
EFerrero.jpgFerrero, EdwardBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVOriginal appointment as Brigadier General, USV (September 10, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
(May 6, 1863)(December, 1864)
Orris S. Ferry - Brady-Handy.jpgFerry, Orris S.Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from Connecticut (1859–1861)
(March 17, 1862)(May 23, 1865)U.S. Senator from Connecticut (1867–1875)
Francis Fessenden.jpgFessenden, FrancisCaptain, USASon of Secretary of the Treasury William Pitt Fessenden
Major General, USVBrother of James Deering Fessenden
(November 9, 1865)
James D Fessenden.jpgFessenden, James DeeringBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVSon of Secretary of the Treasury William Pitt Fessenden
(August 8, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Brother of Francis Fessenden
Clement Alexander Finley - portrait.jpgFinley, Clement AlexanderColonel, USABrigadier General, USASurgeon General (1861–1862)
(May 15, 1861)(March 13, 1865)Retired April 14, 1862
Benjamin F. Fisher.jpgFisher, Benjamin FranklinColonel, USABrigadier General, USVChief Signal Officer (1864–1865)
(March 13, 1865)
CBFisk.jpgFisk, Clinton BowenBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 24, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Thomas Clement Fletcher.jpgFletcher, Thomas ClementColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVGovernor of Missouri (1865–1869)
(March 13, 1865)
Manning Force.jpgForce, Manning FergusonBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of Atlanta (July 22, 1864)
(August 11, 1863)Brother-in-law of John Pope
James W. Forsyth.jpgForsyth, James W.Captain, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1856
(October 24, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USV
(March 19, 1865)
John G. Foster - Brady-Handy.jpgFoster, John GrayCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1846
Major General, USV(March 13, 1865)
(July 18, 1862)
Robert S Foster.jpgFoster, Robert SanfordBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVCommissioner on Lincoln assassination trial
(June 12, 1863)
Franchot, Richard HansenColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from New York (1861–1863)
(August 23, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Francine, Louis RaymondColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Gettysburg (w. July 2, 1863, d. July 18, 1863)
(July 2, 1863)
William B. Franklin enh.jpgFranklin, William BuelColonel, USAUSMA, 1843
(May 14, 1861)
Major General, USV
(July 4, 1862)
John C. Frémont - Brady-Handy.jpgFrémont, John CharlesMajor General, USAResigned June 4, 1864
(May 14, 1861)U.S. Senator from California (1850–1851)
Territorial Governor of Arizona (1878–1887)
Son-in-law of Senator Thomas Hart Benton
WHFrench.jpgFrench, William H.Colonel, USAUSMA, 1837
Major General, USVMustered out of volunteer service May 6, 1864
(November 29, 1862)
James Barnet Fry - Brady-Handy.jpgFry, James BarnetBrigadier General, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1847
(April 21, 1864)Provost Marshal General (1863–1866)
Speed Fry.jpgFry, Speed SmithBrigadier General, USV
(March 21, 1862)
J W Fuller BGen.jpgFuller, John WallaceBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(January 5, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
G [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
William Gamble USA.JPGGamble, WilliamBrigadier General, USV
(September 25, 1865)
Gardiner, AlexanderColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Opequon (w. September 19, 1864, d. October 7, 1864)
(September 19, 1864)
General James Garfield - Brady-Handy.jpgGarfield, James AbramMajor General, USVResigned December 5, 1863
(September 19, 1863)U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1863–1881)
20th President of the United States (1881)
Second President to die by assassination
Kenner Garrard framed.jpgGarrard, KennerFirst Lieutenant, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1851
Brigadier General, USV(March 13, 1863)First cousin (once removed) of Theophilus Toulmin Garrard
(July 23, 1863)Major General, USV
(December 16, 1864)
GarrardTT.JPGGarrard, Theophilus ToulminBrigadier General, USVMustered out April 4, 1864
(November 29, 1862)First cousin (once removed) of Kenner Garrard
John W. Geary - Brady-Handy.jpgGeary, John WhiteBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVTerritorial Governor of Kansas (1856–1857)
(April 25, 1862)(January 12, 1865)Governor of Pennsylvania (1867–1873)
Gettygw1m.jpgGetty, George WashingtonCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1840
Brigadier General, USV(March 13, 1865)
(September 25, 1862)Major General, USV
(August, 1864)
John Gibbon.jpgGibbon, JohnCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1847
Major General, USV(March 13, 1865)Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1895–1896)
(June 7, 1864)
Alfred Gibbs.jpgGibbs, AlfredCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1846
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(October 19, 1864)
Giesy, Henry HenselMajor, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Dallas (w. May 28, 1864, d. May 29, 1864)
(May 29, 1864)
CCGilbert.jpgGilbert, Charles ChampionMajor, USAColonel, USAUSMA, 1846
(July, 1863)Appointment expired, March 4, 1863
Brigadier General, USVAssigned to duty as "acting" Major General (August, 1862) by Horatio Gouverneur Wright
(September 4, 1862)
James I Gilbert.jpgGilbert, James IshamBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(February 9, 1865)
ACGillem.jpgGillem, Alvan CullemCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1851
(July 12, 1861)(April 12, 1865)
Major General, USV
(November 3, 1865)
Quincy Adams Gillmore.jpgGillmore, Quincy AdamsMajor, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1851
(June 1, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Major General, USV
(July 10, 1863)
John P S Gobin.jpgGobin, John Peter ShindelColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVCommander-in-Chief, GAR (1897)
(March 13, 1865)
GHGordon.jpgGordon, George HenryBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVUSMA, 1846
(June 9, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
WillisAGorman1872.jpgGorman, Willis A.Brigadier General, USVMustered out May 4, 1864
(September 7, 1861)Territorial Governor of Minnesota (1853–1857)
Gowen, George WashingtonColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVKIA, Fall of Petersburg (April 2, 1865)
(April 2, 1865)
Charles Kinnaird Graham.jpgGraham, Charles KinnairdBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 29, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Graham, Lawrence PikeColonel, USABrigadier General, USA
-1864(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USV
(August, 1861)
Gordon Granger - Brady-Handy.jpgGranger, GordonMajor General, USVMajor General, USAUSMA, 1845
(September 17, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
RSGranger.jpgGranger, Robert SeamanMajor, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1838
(September, 1861)
Brigadier General, USV
(October, 1862)
LAGrant.jpgGrant, Lewis AddisonBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Salem Church (May 3, 1863)
(April 27, 1864)
GenUSGrant.jpgGrant, Ulysses SimpsonLieutenant General, USAUSMA, 1843
(b. Grant, Hiram Ulysses)(March 4, 1864)Received the Thanks of Congress (December 17, 1863)
Received the Congressional Gold Medal (December 17, 1863)
First full-grade Lieutenant General since George Washington
First General since George Washington (July 25, 1866)
General-in-Chief (1864–1869)
18th President of the United States (1869–1877)
Green, William Nelson, Jr.Lieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Pleasant Hill (w. April 9, 1864, d. May 13, 1864)
(April 9, 1864)
George S. Greene.jpgGreene, George SearsBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1823
(April 28, 1862)
Greene, Oliver DuffMajor, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1854
Lieutenant Colonel, USV(March 13, 1865)MOH, Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862)
David McMurtrie Gregg.jpgGregg, David McMurtrieCaptain, USAUSMA, 1855
-1861Resigned February 3, 1865
Brigadier General, USVCommander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1903–1905)
(November 29, 1862)Cousin of Pennsylvania Governor Andrew Gregg Curtin
Walter Q. Gresham - Brady-Handy.jpgGresham, Walter QuintinBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVResigned due to wounds, 1863
(August 11, 1883)(March 13, 1865)Postmaster General (1883–1884)
Secretary of the Treasury (1884)
Secretary of State (1893–1895)
Benjamin H Grierson.JPGGrierson, Benjamin HenryMajor General, USV
(May 27, 1865)
CharlesGriffin.jpgGriffin, CharlesCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1847
Major General, USV(March 13, 1865)Brother-in-law of Samuel Sprigg
(April 2, 1865)
Simon goodell griffin.jpgGriffin, Simon GoodellBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(May 12, 1864)(April 2, 1865)
WGrose.jpgGrose, WilliamBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(July 30, 1864)(August 13, 1865)
Charles Henry Grosvenor.jpgGrosvenor, Charles HenryColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Ohio (1885–1891, 1893–1907)
(March 13, 1865)
Cuvier Grover.jpgGrover, CuvierCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1850
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(April 14, 1862)
EBG - Capt 1st Troop.JPGGrubb, Edward Burd, Jr.Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. minister to Spain (1890–1892)
(March 1863)(March 13, 1865)
H [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
Hackleman, Pleasant AdamBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Corinth (October 3, 1862)
(April 20, 1862)
Henry Wager Halleck - Brady-Handy.jpgHalleck, Henry WagerMajor General, USAGeneral-in-Chief, U.S. Army (July 23, 1862 – March 12, 1864)
(August 19, 1861)Chief of staff, U.S. Army (March 12, 1864-May, 1865)
Joseph Eldridge Hamblin.jpgHamblin, Joseph EldridgeBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(May 19, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
Governor Hamilton.jpgHamilton, Andrew J.Brigadier General, USVFirst appointment as Brigadier General (November 14, 1862) never ratified
(September 18, 1863)Reconstruction Governor of Texas (June, 1865-August, 1866)
CSHamiltonMGgen.jpgHamilton, Charles SmithMajor General, USVUSMA, 1843
(September 19, 1862)Resigned, April 13, 1863
Schuyler-Hamilton.jpgHamilton, SchuylerColonel, USAUSMA, 1841
Brigadier General, USVGrandson of Alexander Hamilton
(November 12, 1861)Brother-in-law of Henry W. Halleck; later brother-in-law to George Washington Cullum
Nominated Major General, USV (September 17, 1862), never confirmed due to illness
Resigned February 27, 1863
Brig Gen Charles Hamlin.jpgHamlin, CharlesMajor, USVBrigadier General, USVSon of Vice President Hannibal Hamlin
(March 13, 1865)Brother of Cyrus Hamlin
Cyrus Hamlin.jpgHamlin, CyrusColonel, USAMajor General, USVSon of Vice President Hannibal Hamlin
(February 12, 1863)(March 13, 1865)Brother of Charles Hamlin
Brigadier General, USV
(December 13, 1864)
John Hammond (1827-1889) 1.jpgHammond, JohnColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from New York (1879–1883)
(March 13, 1865)
GenWmAHammond.jpgHammond, William AlexanderBrigadier General, USASurgeon General (1862–1864)
(April 25, 1862)Dismissed from service, August 18, 1864
Winfield Scott Hancock.jpgHancock, Winfield ScottBrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1844
(August 12, 1864)Received the Thanks of Congress (April 21, 1866)
Major General, USVCommander-in-chief, MOLLUS
(November 29, 1862)(1879–1886)
James Allen Hardie.jpgHardie, James AllenColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1843
(March, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Appointed Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862), appointment revoked January 22, 1863
Martin davis hardin.jpgHardin, Martin DavisMajor, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1859
Brigadier General, USV
(July 2, 1864)
Harding, Abner ClarkBrigadier General, USVResigned June, 1863
(March 13, 1863)U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1865–1869)
ChasGHarker.jpgHarker, Charles GarrisonBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1858
(April 10, 1864)KIA, Battle of Kennesaw Mountain (June 26, 1864)
Harland, EdwardBrigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
William Selby Harney 1.jpgHarney, William SelbyBrigadier General, USAMajor General, USA
(June 14, 1858)(March 13, 1865)
Walter Harriman NH.jpgHarriman, WalterColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVGovernor of New Hampshire (1867–1869)
(March 13, 1865)
Andrew Lintner Harris - oval.jpgHarris, Andrew LintnerColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVGovernor of Ohio (1906–1909)
(March 13, 1865)
ThomasMHarris.jpgHarris, Thomas MaleyBrigadier General, USVCommissioner on Lincoln assassination trial
(March 29, 1865)
GenBenHarrison.jpgHarrison, BenjaminColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Senator from Indiana (1881–1887)
(January 23, 1865)23rd President of the United States (1889–1893)
WHarrow.jpgHarrow, WilliamBrigadier General, USVRelieved, September 1864
(November 29, 1862)Resigned, April 7, 1865
JohnFHartranft.jpgHartranft, John F.Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USVMOH, First Battle of Bull Run
(May 12, 1864)(March 28, 1865)Provost Marshal, Lincoln Assassination trial
Commander-in-chief, GAR (1875–1877)
Governor of Pennsylvania (1873–1879)
George L Hartsuff.jpgHartsuff, George LucasLieutenant Colonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1852
Major General, USV
(November 19, 1862)
MiloSHascall.jpgHascall, Milo SmithBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1852
(April 25, 1862)Recommended for promotion to Major General, USV, September 12, 1864; no action taken
Resigned, October 27, 1864
Haskin, Joseph AbelLieutenant Colonel, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1839
Brigadier General, USV(March 13, 1865)
(August 5, 1864)
Edward Hatch.jpgHatch, EdwardBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(April 27, 1864)
John P Hatch.jpgHatch, John PorterMajor, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1845
-1863Major General, USVMOH, Battle of South Mountain
Brigadier General, USV
(September 28, 1861)
Herman Haupt.jpgHaupt, HermanColonel, USAUSMA, 1835
(April 27, 1862)Refused commission as Brigadier General, resigned September 14, 1863
Brigadier General, USV
(September 5, 1862)
IsaacRobertsHawkins.jpgHawkins, Isaac RobertsLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Tennessee (1866–1871)
(March 13, 1865)
Genjphawkins.jpgHawkins, John ParkerCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1852
Brigadier General, USV(March 13, 1865)Brother-in-law of E.R.S. Canby
(April 13, 1863)Major General, USV
(March 13, 1865)
Joseph Roswell Hawley - Brady-Handy.jpgHawley, Joseph RoswellBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVGovernor of Connecticut (1866–1867)
(September 13, 1864)(March 13, 1865)U.S. Congressman from Connecticut (1872–1875, 1879–1881)
U.S. Senator from Connecticut (1881–1905)
Hayes, JosephBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(May 12, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Hayes, Philip CorneliusLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Illinois (1877–1881)
(March 13, 1865)
President Rutherford Hayes 1870 - 1880 Restored.jpgHayes, Rutherford BirchardBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVResigned commission, June, 1865
(October 19, 1864)(March 13, 1865)U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1865–1867)
Governor of Ohio (1868–1872, 1876–1877)
19th President of the United States (1877–1881)
Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1886, 1888–1893)
Haynie, Isham N.Brigadier General, USVCommission never confirmed by Senate, expired March 4, 1863
(November 29, 1862)Resigned, March 6, 1863
Alexander Hays.jpgHays, AlexanderCaptain, USAColonel, USAUSMA, 1844
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USVKIA, Battle of the Wilderness (May 5, 1864)
(September 29, 1862)(May 5, 1864)
WilliamHays.jpgHays, WilliamMajor, USAUSMA, 1840
-1863Relieved of duty, April 6, 1865
Brigadier General, USV
(December 27, 1862)
William Babcock Hazen - Brady-Handy.jpgHazen, William BabcockColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1856
Major General, USV
(December 13, 1864)
Heckman, Charles AdamBrigadier General, USVRelieved, March 23, 1865
(November 29, 1862)Resigned, May 25, 1865
Samuel P. Heintzelman - Brady-Handy.jpgHeintzelman, Samuel P.Colonel, USAUSMA, 1826
(May 14, 1861)
Major General, USV
(May 5, 1862)
Henderson, Thomas JeffersonColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Illinois (1875–1895)
(November 30, 1864)
Guy V. Henry.jpgHenry, Guy VernorFirst Lieutenant, USABrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1861
Colonel, USV(October 28, 1864)MOH, Battle of Cold Harbor
Henry, William WirtColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Cedar Creek
(March 7, 1865)
FJHerron.jpgHerron, Francis JayMajor General, USVYoungest Major General
(November 29, 1862)MOH, Battle of Pea Ridge
Colonel Sylvester G Hill USA.JPGHill, Sylvester GardnerColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Nashville (December 15, 1864)
(December 15, 1864)
Gen-EWHinks.jpgHinks, Edward WinslowSecond Lieutenant, USABrigadier General, USAResigned regular Army commission June 4, 1861, returned to regular service after the war
(b. Hincks, Edward Winslow; aka Hinks, Edward Ward)(April 26, 1861)(March 2, 1867)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 29, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Gen Ethan Allen Hitchcock.jpgHitchcock, Ethan AllenColonel, USABrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1817
Major General, USV-1848Grandson of Ethan Allen
(February 10, 1862)
HarrisonCHobart.jpgHobart, Harrison CarrollColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVInvolved in Libby Prison Escape, February 10, 1864
(January 12, 1865)
EHHobson.jpgHobson, Edward H.Brigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
William Hoffman (Union Army).jpgHoffman, WilliamColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1829
(March 13, 1865)Commissary-General of Prisoners
Joseph Holt.jpgHolt, JosephBrigadier General, USAPostmaster General (1859–1860)
(June 22, 1864)Secretary of War (1861–1862)
Judge Advocate General
Presiding judge on the Lincoln assassination trial
Joseph Hooker - Brady-Handy--restored.jpgHooker, JosephBrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1837
(September 20, 1862)Received Thanks of Congress (January 28, 1864)
Major General, USV
(May 5, 1862)
Gen Alvin P Hovey 06985r.jpgHovey, Alvin P.Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USVU.S. minister to Peru (1866–1870)
(April 28, 1862)(June 4, 1864)U.S. Congressman (1887–1889)
Governor of Indiana (1889–1891)
CharlesHovey.jpgHovey, Charles EdwardBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVCommission never confirmed, expired March 4, 1863
(September 5, 1862)(March 13, 1865)Resigned due to wounds, May, 1863
Oliver Otis Howard.jpgHoward, Oliver OtisBrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1854
(December 21, 1864)MOH, Battle of Fair Oaks
Major General, USVReceived Thanks of Congress (January 28, 1864)
(November 29, 1862)Commissioner of the Freedmen's Bureau (1865–1871)
Superintendent, USMA (1881–1882)
Albion P. Howe - Brady-Handy.jpgHowe, Albion ParrisCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1841
-1855(March 13, 1865)Commissioner on Lincoln assassination trail
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(June 22, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Howell, Joshua B.Brigadier General, USVPosthumous promotion
(September 12, 1864)Died in riding accident, September 12, 1864
Henry M. Hoyt - Brady-Handy.jpgHoyt, Henry Martyn, Sr.Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVGovernor of Pennsylvania (1879–1883)
(March 13, 1865)
LuciusFHubbard1857.jpgHubbard, Lucius FrederickColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVGovernor of Minnesota (1882–1887)
(December 16, 1864)
GeneralThomasHHubbard.jpgHubbard, Thomas HamlinColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVCommander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1913–1915)
(June 2, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Son of Governor of Maine John Hubbard
Humphrey, Thomas WilliamColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Brice's Crossroads (June 10, 1864)
(June 10, 1864)
Andrew A. Humphreys - Brady-Handy.jpgHumphreys, Andrew AtkinsonColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1831
Major General, USV
(July 8, 1863)
HJHunt.jpgHunt, Henry JacksonLieutenant Colonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1839
Brigadier General, USV(March 13, 1865)Brother of Lewis Cass Hunt
(September 15, 1862)Major General, USVSon-in-law of René Edward De Russy
-1863Brother-in-law of John Parker Hawkins and Gustavus Adolphus De Russy
Hunt, Lewis CassMajor, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1847
(1863)Brigadier General, USV-1865Brother of Henry Jackson Hunt
(November 29, 1862)Son-in-law of René Edward De Russy
Brother-in-law of John Parker Hawkins and Gustavus Adolphus De Russy
David Hunter.jpgHunter, DavidColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1822
Major General, USVPresiding Commissioner on Lincoln assassination trial
(August 13, 1861)
GenMCHunter.jpgHunter, Morton CraigColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Indiana (1867–1869, 1873–1879)
(March 13, 1865)
Stephen A. Hurlbut - Brady-Handy.jpgHurlbut, Stephen A.Major General, USVMustered out of service for alleged corruption, June 20, 1865
(September 17, 1862)First commander-in-chief, GAR (1866–1868)
U.S. minister to Colombia (1869–1872)
U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1873–1877)
U.S. minister to Peru (1881–1882)
Hyde, Thomas WorcesterColonel, USVMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of Antietam
(April 2, 1865)
I [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
Rufus Ingalls.jpgIngalls, RufusMajor, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1843
-1862Major General, USV
Brigadier General, USV
(May 23, 1863)
William Irvine.jpgIrvine, WilliamLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from New York (1859–1861)
(March 13, 1865)
J [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
C F Jackson ACW.JPGJackson, Conrad FegerBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Fredericksburg (December 13, 1862)
(July 17, 1862)
JasSJackson.jpgJackson, James StreshlyBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Kentucky (1861)
(July 19, 1862)KIA, Battle of Perryville (October 8, 1862)
N J Jackson ACW.jpgJackson, Nathaniel JamesBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(September 24, 1862)
Jackson, Richard HenryCaptain, USABrigadier General, USA
-1862Major General, USV
Brigadier General, USV
(May 19, 1865)
Ferris Jacobs, Jr.jpgJacobs, Ferris, Jr.Lieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from New York (1881–1883)
(March 13, 1865)
CharlesDJameson.jpgJameson, Charles DavisBrigadier General, USVd. November 6, 1862 of illness
(September 3, 1861)
Andrew Johnson photo portrait head and shoulders, c1870-1880-Edit1.jpgJohnson, AndrewBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Tennessee (1843–1853)
(March 4, 1862)Governor of Tennessee (1853–1857, 1875)
U.S. Senator from Tennessee (1857–1862)
Military Governor of Tennessee (1862–1864)
16th Vice President of the United States (1865)
17th President of the United States (1865–1869)
Johnson, RobertColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVSon of President Andrew Johnson
(March 13, 1865)
Richard W. Johnson.jpgJohnson, Richard W.Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USAUSMA, 1849
(October 11, 1861)Major General, USV
Jones, JohnBrigadier General
JSJones.jpgJones, John SillsColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Ohio (1877–1879)
(June 27, 1865)
Patrick Henry Jones (1865).jpgJones, Patrick HenryBrigadier General, USV
(December 6, 1864)
HMJudah.jpgJudah, Henry MosesMajor, USAUSMA, 1843
(June 30, 1862)
Brigadier General, USV
(March 21, 1862)
K [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
TLKane.jpgKane, Thomas LeiperBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVResigned November, 1863
(September 7, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
August Kautz - Brady-Handy.jpgKautz, August ValentinCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1852
(May, 1861)(March 13, 1865)Commissioner, Lincoln assassination trial
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(May 7, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Philip Kearny,jr.jpgKearny, PhilipBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Chantilly (September 1, 1862)
(May 17, 1861)
J. Warren Keifer - Brady-Handy.jpgKeifer, Joseph WarrenColonel, USVMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from Ohio (1877–1885, 1905–1911)
(April 9, 1865)Speaker of the House (1881–1883)
WHKeim.jpgKeim, William HighBrigadier General, USVDied of illness, May 18, 1862
(September 20, 1861)
Benjamin Franklin Kelley - Brady-Handy.jpgKelley, Benjamin FranklinBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(May 17, 1861)(August 5, 1864)
Kenly, John ReeseBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(August 22, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Robert P Kennedy.jpgKennedy, Robert PattersonColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Ohio (1887–1891)
(April 14, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
John Henry Ketcham.jpgKetcham, John HenryBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from New York (1865–1873, 1877–1893, 1897–1906)
(October 23, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
William Scott Ketchum.jpgKetchum, William ScottColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1834
-1864(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USV
(February 3, 1862)
Erasmus D. Keyes - Brady-Handy.jpgKeyes, Erasmus DarwinColonel, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1832
-1861Resigned, May 6, 1864
Major General, USV
(May 5, 1862)
Kiernan, James LawlorBrigadier General, USVResigned August 3, 1864
(August 1, 1863)
HughJudsonKilpatrick.jpgKilpatrick, Hugh JudsonMajor General, USVMajor General, USAUSMA, 1861
(June 18, 1865)(March 13, 1865)U.S. minister to Chile (1866–1870, 1881)
NKimball.jpgKimball, NathanBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(April 16, 1862)(February 1, 1865)
King, John HaskellColonel, USAMajor General, USA
-1865(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 29, 1862)(May 31, 1865)
Rufus King Civil War General - Brady-Handy.jpgKing, RufusBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1833
(May 17, 1861)Resigned October 1863
U.S. minister to the Papal States (1863–1867)
Appointed minister in 1861, took a leave of absence to join the Army
Kirby, Dennis ThomasLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Siege of Vicksburg (May 22, 1863)
(March 13, 1865)
Kirby, EdmundFirst Lieutenant, USAUSMA, 1861
-1861DOW, Second Battle of Fredericksburg (w. May 3, 1863, d. May 28, 1863)
Brigadier General, USV
(May 28, 1863)
Edward N Kirk.jpgKirk, Edward NeedlesBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Stones River (w. December 31, 1862, d. July 21, 1863)
(November 29, 1862)
John Howard Kitching.jpgKitching, John HowardColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Cedar Creek (w. October 19, 1864, d. January 10, 1865)
(April 26, 1863)(August 1, 1864)
Joseph F Knipe.jpgKnipe, Joseph FarmerBrigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
Wlodzimierz Krzyzanowski.jpgKrzyzanowski, WladimirColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVFirst cousin of Frédéric Chopin
-1861(March 2, 1865)Appointment as Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) expired March 4, 1863, but served at that rank most of the war
L [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
FWLander.jpgLander, Frederick WestBrigadier General, USVDied of illness, March 2, 1862
(May 17, 1861)
James Henry Lane.jpgLane, James H.Brigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Indiana (1853–1855)
(December 18, 1861)U.S. Senator from Kansas (1861–1866)
Commission cancelled March 21, 1862
Reinstated April 11, 1862
GenGRLatham.jpgLatham, George RobertColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from West Virginia (1865–1867)
(March 13, 1865)
Jacob Gartner Lauman 1.JPGLauman, Jacob G.Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USVRelieved of duty, July 15, 1863
(March 21, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
MKLawler UA ACW.jpgLawler, Michael KellyBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 29, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Lawrence, Albert GallatinCaptain, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. minister to Costa Rica (1867–1868)
(March 25, 1865)Son-in-law of Brigadier General Joseph Pannell Taylor and President Zachary Taylor
Brother-in-law of John McLean Taylor
James Ledlie.jpgLedlie, James H.Brigadier General, USVOriginal appointment as Brigadier General, USV (December 24, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
(October 27, 1863)Relieved of command, July, 1864
Resigned January 23, 1865
Albert L Lee.jpgLee, Albert LindleyBrigadier General, USVResigned May 4, 1865
(November 29, 1862)
Mortimer Dormer Leggett - Brady-Handy.jpgLeggett, Mortimer DormerMajor General, USV
(August 21, 1865)
Joseph A J Lightburn.jpgLightburn, Joseph Andrew JacksonBrigadier General, USV
(March 16, 1863)
DCLittlejohn.jpgLittlejohn, DeWitt ClintonColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from New York (1863–1865)
(March 13, 1865)
Lockwood, Henry HayesBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1836
(August 8, 1861)
John Alexander Logan.jpgLogan, John Alexander "Black Jack"Major General, USVCommander-in-chief, GAR (1868–1871)
(November 29, 1862)U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1859–1861, 1867–1871)
U.S. Senator from Illinois (1871–1877, 1879–1886)
Eli Long (1837–1903) - Union General.jpgLong, EliCaptain, USAMajor General, USA
(May 24, 1861)Major General, USV
Brigadier General, USV
(August 18, 1864)
Love, George MaltbyColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Cedar Creek (October 19, 1864)
(March 7, 1865)
CRLowell.jpgLowell, Charles RussellBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Cedar Creek (October 19, 1864)
(October 19, 1864)
Lucas, Thomas JohnBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 10, 1864)(March 26, 1865)
Nathaniel lyon small.jpgLyon, NathanielCaptain, USAUSMA, 1841
Brigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Wilson's Creek (August 10, 1861)
(May 17, 1861)First Union general killed during the war
Received the Thanks of Congress (December 24, 1861)
WHLytle.jpgLytle, William HainesBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Chickamauga (September 20, 1863)
(November 29, 1862)
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ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
JMcArthur.jpgMcArthur, JohnBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(March 21, 1862)
GAMcCall.jpgMcCall, George ArchibaldBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1822
(May 15, 1861)Resigned March 31, 1863
McCleery, JamesMajor, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Louisiana (1871)
-1865(March 13, 1865)
GeorgeMcClellan.jpegMcClellan, George BrintonMajor General, USAUSMA, 1846
(May 14, 1861)General-in-Chief (November 1, 1861 – July 22, 1862)
Relieved of duty November 7, 1862
Resigned November 8, 1864
Governor of New Jersey (1878–1881)
John Alexander McClernand.jpgMcClernand, John AlexanderMajor General, USVResigned November 30, 1864
(May 21, 1862)U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1843–1851, 1859–1861)
McConihe, JohnColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Cold Harbor (June 1, 1864)
(June 1, 1864)
Alexander McDowell McCook.jpgMcCook, Alexander McDowellMajor General, USVHighest-ranking of the fourteen "Fighting McCooks"
(July 17, 1862)Brother of Daniel McCook, Jr., Edwin Stanton McCook, and Robert Latimer McCook
Cousin of Anson George McCook and Edward Moody McCook
Anson G. McCook - Brady-Handy.jpgMcCook, Anson GeorgeColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from New York (1877–1883)
(March 13, 1865)Secretary of the United States Senate (1883–1893)
Brother of Edward Moody McCook
Cousin of Alexander McDowell McCook, Daniel McCook, Jr., Edwin Stanton McCook, and Robert Latimer McCook
Daniel McCook, Jr.jpgMcCook, Daniel, Jr.Brigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Kennesaw Mountain (w. June 27, 1864, d. July 17, 1864)
(July 16, 1864)Brother of Alexander McDowell McCook, Edwin Stanton McCook, and Robert Latimer McCook
Cousin of Anson George McCook and Edward Moody McCook
Edward M. McCook - Brady-Handy.jpgMcCook, Edward MoodyFirst Lieutenant, USABrigadier General, USAU.S. minister to Hawai'i (1866–1868)
(May 8, 1861)Major General, USVTerritorial Governor of Colorado (1869–1873, 1874–1875)
Brigadier General, USVBrother of Anson George McCook
(April 27, 1864)Cousin of Alexander McDowell McCook, Daniel McCook, Jr., Edwin Stanton McCook, and Robert Latimer McCook
Edwin Stanton McCook photograph.JPGMcCook, Edwin StantonColonel, USVMajor General, USVBrother of Alexander McDowell McCook, Daniel McCook, Jr., and Robert Latimer McCook
(March 13, 1865)Cousin of Anson George McCook and Edward Moody McCook
RLMcCook.jpgMcCook, Robert LatimerBrigadier General, USVDOW sustained near Huntsville, Alabama (w. August 5, 1862, d. August 6, 1862)
(March 21, 1862)Brother of Alexander McDowell McCook, Daniel McCook, Jr., and Edwin Stanton McCook
Cousin of Anson George McCook and Edward Moody McCook
Clinton D. MacDougall - Brady-Handy.jpgMacDougall, Clinton DugaldColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from New York (1873–1877)
(January 3, 1863)(February 26, 1865)
Irv mcdowell.jpgMcDowell, IrvinBrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1838
(May 14, 1861)
Major General, USV
(March 14, 1862)
George Francis McGinnis.jpgMcGinnis, George FrancisBrigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
McIntosh, John BaillieSecond Lieutenant, USAMajor General, USABrother of General James McQueen McIntosh, CSA
-1861(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(July 21, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
T J McKean BGen ACW.JPGMcKean, Thomas JeffersonBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVUSMA, 1831
(November 21, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
RSMackenzie.jpgMackenzie, Ranald SlidellCaptain, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1862
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USVNephew of Confederate diplomat John Slidell
-1864
McKinstry, JustusBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1838
(September 2, 1861)Dismissed from service for corruption, January 28, 1863
Gen-nmclean.jpgMcLean, Nathaniel CollinsBrigadier General, USVResigned April 20, 1865
(November 29, 1862)
Martin T McMahon.jpgMcMahon, Martin ThomasColonel, USVMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of White Oak Swamp (June 30, 1862)
(March 13, 1865)U.S. minister to Paraguay (1868–1869)
J W McMillan ACW.jpgMcMillan, James WinningBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVResigned May 15, 1865
(November 29, 1862)(March 5, 1865)
JohnMcNeil.jpgMcNeil, JohnBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVResigned April 12, 1865
(November 29, 1862)(April 12, 1865)
McNulta, JohnColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Illinois (1873–1875)
(March 13, 1865)
Brady-GeneralMcPherson.jpgMcPherson, James BirdseyeBrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1853
(August 1, 1863)KIA, Battle of Atlanta (July 22, 1864)
Major General, USVOnly Union Army commander to be KIA
(October 8, 1862)
Maltby, Jasper AdalmornBrigadier General, USV
(August 4, 1863)
Charles F. Manderson - Brady-Handy.jpgManderson, Charles FrederickColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Senator from Nebraska (1883–1895)
(March 13, 1865)
Joseph K Mansfield.jpgMansfield, Joseph King FennoBrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1822
(May 6, 1861)DOW, Battle of Antietam (w. September 17, 1862, d. September 18, 1862)
Major General, USV
(July 18, 1862)
MDManson.jpgManson, Mahlon DickersonBrigadier General, USVResigned due to wounds, December 21, 1864
(March 24, 1862)U.S. Congressman from Indiana (1871–1873)
Randolph B. Marcy - Brady-Handy.jpgMarcy, Randolph BarnesColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1832
(August 9, 1861)(March 13, 1865)Inspector General, U.S. Army (1861–1881)
Brigadier General, USVBrigadier General, USAVolunteer appointment expired March 4, 1863
(September 28, 1861)(March 13, 1865)Father-in-law of George Brinton McClellan
Marsh, Charles CarrollBrigadier General, USVAppointment withdrawn
(November 29, 1862)Resigned April 22, 1863
Gilman Marston - Brady-Handy.jpgMarston, GilmanBrigadier General, USVResigned April 20, 1865
(November 29, 1862)U.S. Congressman from New Hampshire (1859–1863, 1865–1867)
U.S. Senator from New Hampshire (1889)
Martin, James StewartColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Illinois (1873–1875)
(September 18, 1862)(February 28, 1865)
John alexander martin.jpegMartin, John AlexanderColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMustered out November 17, 1864
(November 1, 1862)(March 13, 1865)Governor of Kansas (1885–1889)
Martindale.jpgMartindale, John HenryBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVUSMA, 1835
(August 9, 1861)(March 13, 1865)Resigned September 13, 1864
Mason, John SanfordMajor, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1847
-1864-1865
Brigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
Matthies, Charles LeopoldBrigadier General, USVFirst officer to muster a company of volunteers for U.S. service (January 9, 1861)
(b. Matthies, Karl Leopold)(November 29, 1862)Resigned May 16, 1864
George G. Meade Standing.jpgMeade, George GordonMajor General, USAUSMA, 1835
(August 18, 1864)Received the Thanks of Congress (January 28, 1864)
Namesake of Ft. Meade, Maryland
Meagher4s.jpgMeagher, Thomas FrancisBrigadier General, USVResigned May 14, 1863, resignation rejected
(February 3, 1862)Resigned May 15, 1865
New-Meigs.jpgMeigs, Montgomery CunninghamBrigadier General, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1836
(May 15, 1861)(July 5, 1864)Quartermaster General (1861–1882)
Solomon Meredith - Brady-Handy.jpgMeredith, SolomonBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(October 6, 1862)(August 14, 1865)
Meredith, Sullivan AmoryBrigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
Wesley Merritt.jpgMerritt, WesleyCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1860
-1862-1865Superintendent, USMA (1882–1887)
Major General, USVMilitary Governor of the Philippines (1898)
(April 1, 1865)
Nelson Appleton Miles.jpgMiles, Nelson AppletonMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of Chancellorsville (May 2–3, 1863)
(October 21, 1865)Last General-in-Chief (1895–1902); position replaced with Chief of Staff upon his retirement
Military Governor of Puerto Rico (1898)
Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1919–1925)
Last surviving Major General (d. May 15, 1925)
John Franklin Miller.jpgMiller, John FranklinBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVU.S. Senator from California (1881–1886)
(January 5, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
SMiller1863.jpgMiller, StephenBrigadier General, USVResigned January 18, 1864
(October 26, 1863)Governor of Minnesota (1864–1865)
Robert H. Milroy - Brady-Handy.jpgMilroy, Robert HustonMajor General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
Mindil, George WashingtonColonel, USVMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of Williamsburg (May 5, 1862)
(March 13, 1865)
Ormsby Mitchel.jpgMitchel, Ormsby MacKnightMajor General, USVUSMA, 1829
(April 11, 1862)Died of yellow fever, October 30, 1862
Mitchell, John GrantBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVResigned July 3, 1865
(January 12, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
Robert Byington Mitchell.jpgMitchell, Robert ByingtonBrigadier General, USVTerritorial Governor of New Mexico (1866–1869)
(April 8, 1862)
Montgomery, William ReadingBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1825
(May 17, 1861)Resigned April 4, 1864
Thomas Moonlight.jpgMoonlight, ThomasColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVTerritorial Governor of Wyoming (1887–1889)
(February 13, 1865)U.S. minister to Bolivia (1894–1898)
JesseHaleMoore.jpgMoore, Jesse HaleColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Illinois (1869–1873)
(September 13, 1862)(May 15, 1865)
MFMoore.jpgMoore, Marshall FrankColonel, USVMajor General, USVTerritorial Governor of Washington (1867–1869)
(March 13, 1865)
GWMorell.jpgMorell, George WebbBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1835
(August 9, 1861)Appointment as Major General, USV (July 4, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
Mustered out December 15, 1864
Morgan, Charles HaleCaptain, USAUSMA, 1857
(August 5, 1861)
Brigadier General, USV
(May 21, 1865)
EDMorgan.jpgMorgan, Edwin DenisonMajor General, USVResigned January 1, 1863
(September 28, 1861)First (and longest-sitting) Chairman of the Republican National Committee (1856–1864, 1872–1876)
Governor of New York (1859–1862)
U.S. Senator from New York (1863–1869)
George W. Morgan.jpgMorgan, George WashingtonBrigadier General, USVBrigadier General, USAUSMA (class of 1845), resigned 1843
(November 21, 1861)-1848Resigned volunteer commission June 8, 1863
U.S. minister to Portugal (1858–1861)
U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1869-1869, 1871–1873)
Morgan, James DadaBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(July 17, 1862)(March 19, 1865)
Gen. William H. Morris - NARA - 528662.jpgMorris, William HopkinsBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVUSMA, 1851
(November 29, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Morris, William WaltonColonel, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1820
(November 1, 1861)(June 9, 1862)
Major General, USA
(December 20, 1865)
James St Clair Morton 1863.jpgMorton, James St. ClairMajor, USAUSMA, 1851
(July 3, 1863)Resigned volunteer commission November 7, 1863
Brigadier General, USVKIA, Siege of Petersburg (July 17, 1864)
(November 29, 1862)
Gershom Mott - Brady-Handy.jpgMott, GershomMajor General, USV
(May 26, 1865)
J A Mower.jpgMower, Joseph AnthonyMajor General, USVMajor General, USA
(August 12, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
St Clair Mulholland.jpgMulholland, St. Clair AugustineColonel, USVMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of Chancellorsville (May 4–5, 1863)
(March 13, 1865)
James A. Mulligan.jpgMulligan, James AdelbertColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Second Battle of Kernstown (w. July 23, 1864, d. July 26, 1864)
(July 23, 1864)
Eli Houston Murray.jpgMurray, Eli HoustonColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVTerritorial Governor of Utah (1880–1886)
(March 25, 1865)
Albert J. Myer - Brady-Handy.jpgMyer, Albert JamesColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVChief Signal Officer (1860–1863, 1866–1880)
(March 13, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
N [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
JNagleACW.jpgNagle, JamesBrigadier General, USVOriginal appointment as Brigadier General, USV (September 10, 1862) expired March 4, 1863 due to lack of Senate confirmation
(March 13, 1863)Resigned, May 9, 1863
Recommissioned as Colonel (July 4, 1863 – August 2, 1863)
Recommissioned again as Colonel (1864)
Resigned, November 5, 1864
HMNaglee.jpgNaglee, Henry MorrisBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1835
(February 12, 1862)Relieved, September 23, 1863
Mustered out, April 4, 1864
James Scott Negley.jpgNegley, James S.Major General, USVRelieved, September, 1864
(November 29, 1862)Resigned, January 19, 1865
U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania (1869–1887)
Neill, Thomas HewsonMajor, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1847
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USVSuperintendent, USMA (1876–1879)
(November 29, 1863)
William Nelson.jpgNelson, WilliamMajor General, USVOnly naval officer in either army to reach major general
(July 17, 1862)Shot and killed in a private altercation by Brigadier General Jefferson C. Davis (September 29, 1862)
Walter Cass Newberry.jpgNewberry, Walter CassColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Illinois (1891–1893)
(March 31, 1865)
John Newton (ACW).jpgNewton, JohnColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1842
Major General, USV(March 13, 1865)son of Congressman Thomas Newton, Jr.
(March 30, 1863)Major General, USAVolunteer rank revoked April 18, 1864
(March 13, 1865)
Nickerson, Franklin StillmanBrigadier General, USVRelieved, July 22, 1864
(November 29, 1862)Resigned May 13, 1865
Interior-Noble.gifNoble, John WillockColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVSecretary of the Interior (1889–1893)
(March 13, 1865)
Edward Follansbee Noyes by Henry Howe.pngNoyes, Edward FollansbeeColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVGovernor of Ohio (1872–1874)
(March 12, 1865)U.S. minister to France (1877–1881)
O [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
O'Beirne, James RowanMajor, USV, USNBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Fair Oaks (May 31, 1862)
(September 26, 1865)
Richard James Oglesby.jpgOglesby, Richard James "Uncle Dick"Major General, USVResigned, May 26, 1864
(November 29, 1862)Governor of Illinois (1865–1869, 1873, 1885–1889)
U.S. Senator from Illinois (1873–1879)
Present at the deathbed of Abraham Lincoln
Oliver, John MorrisonBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(January 12, 1865)
Oliver, Paul AmbroseMajor, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Resaca (May 15, 1864)
(March 8, 1865)
Emerson Opdycke - Brady-Handy.jpgOpdycke, EmersonBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(b. Opdycke, Samuel Emerson)(July 26, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
Eord.jpgOrd, Edward Otho CresapColonel, USAUSMA, 1839
Major General, USV
(May 3, 1862)
Orme, William WardBrigadier General, USVResigned, April 20, 1864
(November 29, 1862)
T O Osborn ACW.jpgOsborn, Thomas OgdenBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVU.S. minister to Argentina (1874–1885)
(May 1, 1865)
Peter J Osterhaus.jpgOsterhaus, Peter JosephMajor General, USV
(July 23, 1864)
Joshua T Owen.jpgOwen, Joshua ThomasBrigadier General, USVCommission never confirmed by Senate, expired March 4, 1863
(November 29, 1862)Relieved of duty, June, 1864
Mustered out, July, 1864
P [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
Packard, JasperColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Indiana (1869–1875)
(June 26, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
General Charles Paine.jpgPaine, Charles JacksonBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(July 4, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Paine, Eleazar ArthurBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1839
(September 3, 1861)Resigned April 5, 1865
Cousin of Halbert Eleazer Paine
Halbert Eleazer Paine2.jpgPaine, Halbert EleazerBrigadier General, USVResigned May 15, 1865
(April 9, 1863)U.S. Congressman from Wisconsin (1865–1871)
Cousin of Eleazer Arthur Paine
Innis N. Palmer - Brady-Handy.jpgPalmer, Innis NewtonLieutenant Colonel, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1846
-1863Major General, USV
Brigadier General, USV
(September 23, 1861)
JohnMPalmer.pngPalmer, John McCauleyMajor General, USVGovernor of Illinois (1869–1873)
(November 29, 1862)U.S. Senator from Illinois (1891–1897)
Commander-in-chief, GAR (1891–1892)
William Jackson Palmer.jpgPalmer, William JacksonColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH for actions at Red Hill, Alabama (January 14, 1865)
(November 6, 1864)
John Parke - Brady-Handy.jpgParke, John GrubbMajor General, USVMajor General, USAUSMA, 1849
(July 18, 1862)Superintendent, USMA (1887–1889)
Ely S. Parker.jpgParker, Ely SamuelLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier general, USVMilitary secretary to Ulysses S. Grant
-1864(April 9. 1865)Highest-ranking Native American in Union service
Parkhurst, John GibsonColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. minister to Belgium (1888–1889)
(May 22, 1865)
Parsons, Lewis BaldwinBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(May 11, 1865)
MRPatrick.jpgPatrick, Marsena RudolphBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVUSMA, 1835
(March 20, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Patten, Henry LymanMajor, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Second Battle of Deep Bottom (w. August 17, 1864, d. September 10, 1864)
(March 13, 1865)
Francis Engle Patterson.jpgPatterson, Francis EngleBrigadier General, USV"Killed by accidental discharge of his own pistol" (November 22, 1862)
(April 11, 1862)Son of Robert Patterson
Brother-in-law of John Joseph Abercrombie
Robert Patterson.jpgPatterson, RobertMajor General, USVDischarged July, 1861
Father of Francis Engle Patterson
Father-in-law of John Joseph Abercrombie
Brig. Gen. Gabriel René Paul.jpgPaul, Gabriel RenéBrigadier General, USARetired February 16, 1865 due to blinding at Battle of Gettysburg (July 1, 1863)
(February 16, 1865)USMA, 1834
Brigadier General, USVOriginal appointment as Brigadier General, USV (September 5, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
(April 18, 1863)
Alfred Pearson.jpgPearson, Alfred L.Colonel, USVMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of Lewis's Farm (March 29, 1865)
(August 31, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Peck, Frank HenryLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Opequon (w. September 19, 1864, d. September 20, 1864)
(September 19, 1864)
JJPeck.jpgPeck, John JamesMajor General, USVUSMA, 1843
(July 4, 1862)
Galusha Pennypacker.jpgPennypacker, GalushaBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of Fort Fisher (January 15, 1865)
(February 18, 1865)(March 13, 1865)Youngest general in U.S. history
Penrose, William HenryFirst Lieutenant, USA
(May 14, 1861)
Brigadier General, USV
(July 27, 1865)
Hon. Charles E. Phelps, Maryland - NARA - 527033.jpgPhelps, Charles EdwardColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Spotsylvania (May 8, 1864)
-1863(March 13, 1865)U.S. Congressman from Maryland (1865–1869)
Half-brother of John Wolcott Phelps
John smith phelps.jpgPhelps, John SmithBrigadier General, USVAppointment expired March 4, 1863
(July 19, 1862)U.S. Congressman from Missouri (1845–1863)
Military Governor of Arkansas (1862–1863)
Governor of Missouri (1877–1881)
John wolcott phelps.jpgPhelps, John WolcottBrigadier General, USVResigned, August 21, 1862)
(May 17, 1861)USMA, 1836
Half-brother of Charles Edward Phelps
A S Piatt ACW.JPGPiatt, Abram SandersBrigadier General, USVResigned February 17, 1863
(aka Piatt, Abraham Sanders)(April 30, 1862)
Pierce, Byron RootBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(June 7, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
WAPile.jpgPile, William AndersonBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from Missouri (1867–1869)
(December 26, 1863)(April, 1865)Territorial Governor of New Mexico (1869–1871)
U.S. minister to Venezuela (1871–1874)
Pitcher, Thomas GambleCaptain, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1845
-1858(March 13, 1865)Superintendent, USMA (1866–1870)
Brigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
HMPlaisted.jpgPlaisted, Harris MerrillColonel, USVMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from Maine (1875–1877)
(Mar 12, 1862)(March 13, 1865)Governor of Maine (1881–1883)
Alfred Pleasonton.jpgPleasonton, AlfredMajor, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1844
-1862(March 13, 1865)
Major General, USV
(June 22, 1863)
Plummer, Joseph BennettMajor, USAUSMA, 1841
(April, 1862)Died "Of Wound and Exposure in the Active Field", August 9, 1862
Brigadier General, USV
(October 27, 1861)
OrlandoPoe.jpgPoe, Orlando MetcalfeCaptain, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1856
Brigadier General, USVVolunteer appointment expired March 4, 1863
(November 29, 1862)
GenJohnPope.jpegPope, JohnBrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1842
(July 14, 1862)Brother-in-law of Force, Manning Ferguson
Major General, USV
(March 21, 1862)
Andrew Porter.jpgPorter, AndrewColonel, USAMustered out of volunteer service April 4, 1864
(May 14, 1861)Resigned regular commission April 20, 1864
Brigadier General, USVUSMA (class of 1844), resigned in 1840
(May 18, 1861)Cousin of Horace Porter
First cousin (once removed) of Mary Todd Lincoln
Fitz John Porter.jpgPorter, Fitz JohnColonel, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1845
-1861-1862Relieved September 5, 1862
Major General, USVcourt-martialed and convicted (January 10, 1863)
(July 4, 1862)Dismissed from service January 21, 1863
Exonerated March 19, 1879
Nephew of David Dixon Porter, USN and William David Porter, USN
Horace Porter - Brady-Handy.jpgPorter, HoraceLieutenant Colonel, USABrigadier General, USAMOH, Battle of Chickamauga (September 20, 1863)
(March 13, 1865)Private secretary to President Ulysses S. Grant (1869–1873)
U.S. Ambassador to France (1897–1905)
Post, Philip SidneyColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Illinois (1887–1895)
-1863(December 16, 1864)
Potter, Edward ElmerBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 29, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Joseph H Potter.jpgPotter, Joseph HaydnMajor, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1843
-1863(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USV
(May 1, 1865)
RBPotter.jpgPotter, Robert BrownMajor General, USV
(September 29, 1865)
Benjamin F Potts.jpgPotts, Benjamin FranklinBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVTerritorial Governor of Montana (1870–1883)
(January 12, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
Powell, William HenryBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVMOH for actions at Sinking Creek (November 26, 1862)
(October 19, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Resigned January 5, 1865
Pratt, Calvin EdwardBrigadier General, USVResigned April 25, 1863
(September 13, 1862)
General Benjamin Prentiss.jpgPrentiss, Benjamin MayberryMajor General, USVResigned October 28, 1863
(November 29, 1862)
Prescott, George LincolnColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Second Battle of Petersburg (w. June 18, 1864, d. June 19, 1864)
(June 18, 1864)
Prince, HenryMajor, USA (1855)Brigadier General, USAUSMA, 1835
Brigadier General, USV(March 13, 1865)
(April 20, 1862)
Q [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
Quinby, Isaac FerdinandBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1843
(March 17, 1862)Resigned, December 31, 1863
R [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
Ramsay, George DouglasBrigadier General, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1820
(September 15, 1863)(March 13, 1865)Retired September 12, 1864
Chief of Ordnance (1863–1864)
TEGRansom.jpgRansom, Thomas Edward GreenfieldBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVDied October 29, 1864
(November 29, 1862)(September 1, 1864)
GBRaum.jpgRaum, Green BerryBrigadier General, USV
(February 15, 1865)
General-JARawlins.jpgRawlins, John AaronBrigadier General, USAMajor General, USAChief of Staff to General Ulysses S. Grant
(March 3, 1865)(April 9, 1865)Secretary of War (1869)
Major General, USV
(February 24, 1865)
Read, TheodoreLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of High Bridge (April 6, 1865)
(September 29, 1864)
Reid, Hugh ThompsonBrigadier General, USVResigned April 4, 1864
(April 9, 1863)
Reilly, James WilliamBrigadier General, USVResigned April 20, 1865
(July 30, 1864)
JLReno.jpgReno, Jesse LeeCaptain, USAUSMA, 1846
Major General, USVKIA, Battle of South Mountain (September 14, 1862)
(July 18, 1862)
Joseph Warren Revere.jpgRevere, Joseph WarrenBrigadier General, USVForced to resign August 10, 1863
(October 25, 1862)Grandson of Paul Revere
Cousin of Paul Joseph Revere
Revere, Paul JosephColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Gettysburg (w. July 2, 1863, d. July 4, 1863)
(July 2, 1863)Grandson of Paul Revere
Cousin of Joseph Warren Revere
J Renyolds.jpgReynolds, John FultonLieutenant Colonel, USAUSMA, 1841
(May 14, 1861)Superintendent, USMA (1860–1861)
Major General, USVKIA, Battle of Gettysburg (July 1, 1863)
(November 29, 1862)
Joseph J Reynolds.jpgReynolds, Joseph JonesMajor General, USVUSMA, 1843
(November 29, 1862)
GenAVRice.jpgRice, Americus VespuciusBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Ohio (1875–1879)
(May 31, 1865)
Elliotwarrenrice.jpgRice, Elliott WarrenBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVBrother of Samuel Allen Rice
(June 22, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
JamesCRice-1864.jpgRice, James ClayBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Spotsylvania (May 10, 1864)
(August 17, 1863)
Samuelallenricecommons.jpgRice, Samuel AllenBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Jenkins' Ferry (w. April 30, 1864, d. July 6, 1864)
(August 4, 1863)Brother of Elliott Warren Rice
IBRichardson.jpgRichardson, Israel BushMajor General, USVUSMA, 1841
(July 4, 1862)DOW, Battle of Antietam (w. September 17, 1862, d. November 3, 1862)
James B. Ricketts - Brady-Handy.jpgRicketts, James BrewertonMajor, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1839
Brigadier General, USV(March 13, 1865)
(July 21, 1861)Major General, USV
(August 1, 1864)
Rinaker, John IrvingColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Illinois (1896–1897)
(September 4, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
JWRipley.jpgRipley, James WolfeBrigadier General, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1814
(August 3, 1861)(March 13, 1865)Chief of Ordnance (1861–1863)
Uncle of General Roswell Sabine Ripley, CSA
Benjamin S. Roberts - Brady-Handy.jpgRoberts, Benjamin StoneMajor, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1835
(May 13, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(July 16, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
James Sidney Robinson.pngRobinson, James SidneyBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Ohio (1881–1885)
(January 12, 1865)
John Cleveland Robinson.jpgRobinson, John ClevelandCaptain, USAMajor General, USAMOH, Battle of Laurel Hill (May 8, 1864)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USVUSMA (class of 1839), dismissed 1836
(April 28, 1861)Commander-in-chief, GAR (1877–1879)
Robinson, Milton StappColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Indiana (1875–1879)
(March 13, 1865)
IPRodman.jpgRodman, Isaac PeaceBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Antietam (w. September 17, 1862, d. September 30, 1862)
(April 28, 1862)
Rogers, William FindlayColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVResigned, 1863
(March 13, 1865)U.S. Congressman from New York (1883–1885)
GenWmSRosecrans.jpgRosecrans, William StarkeBrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1842
(May 16, 1861)Rejected original appointment as Major General, USV (September 17, 1862)
Major General, USVReceived the Thanks of Congress (March 3, 1863)
(March 21, 1862)U.S. minister to Mexico (1868–1869)
U.S. Congressman from California (1881–1885)
Leonard Fulton Ross Portrait.jpgRoss, Leonard FultonBrigadier General, USVResigned July 22, 1863
(April 26, 1862)
GenLHRousseau.jpgRousseau, Lovell HarrisonMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from Kentucky (1865–1866, 1866–1867)
(October 8, 1862)Father-in-law of Louis Douglass Watkins
Rowley, Thomas AlgeoBrigadier General, USVConvicted by Court-martial (April 23, 1864) for actions at the Battle of Gettysburg; Conviction overturned by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton
(November 29, 1862)Resigned December 29, 1864
Rucker, Daniel HenryMajor, USAMajor General, USA
(August, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(May 23, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Thomas H. Ruger.jpgRuger, Thomas HowardBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVUSMA, 1854
(November 29, 1862)(November 30, 1864)Military Governor of Georgia (1868)
Superintendent, USMA (1871–1876)
Jeremiah McLain Rusk - Brady-Handy.jpgRusk, Jeremiah McLainLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU. S. Congressman from Wisconsin (1871–1877)
(March 13, 1865)Governor of Wisconsin (1882–1889)
Secretary of Agriculture (1889–1893)
DARussel.jpgRussell, David AllenMajor, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1845
-1862KIA, Battle of Opequon (September 19, 1864)
Brigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
S [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
Sackett, WilliamColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Trevilian Station (w. June 11, 1864, d. June 14, 1864)
(May 1, 1863)(March 13, 1865
FCSalomon.jpgSalomon, Frederick C.Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USVBrother of Wisconsin Governor Edward Salomon
(aka Salomon, Friedrich)(July 16, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
John B Sanborn.jpgSanborn, John BenjaminBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(August 4, 1863)(February 10, 1865)
William P. Sanders.jpgSanders, William PriceCaptain, USAUSMA, 1856
(May 14, 1861)DOW, Siege of Knoxville (w. November 18, 1863, d. November 19, 1863)
Brigadier General, USV
(October 18, 1863)
Rufus Saxton, Union General.jpgSaxton, RufusCaptain, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1849
(May 13, 1861)(April 9, 1865)MOH for defense of Harper's Ferry during Jackson's Valley Campaign (May 26–30, 1862)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(April 15, 1862)(January 12, 1865)
EPScammon.jpgScammon, Eliakim ParkerBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1837
(October 15, 1862)
Robert C. Schenck - Brady-Handy.jpgSchenck, Robert CummingMajor General, USVResigned December 5, 1863
(August 30, 1862)U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1843–1851, 1863–1871)
U.S. minister to Brazil (1851–1853)
U.S. minister to the Court of St. James (1871–1876)
Alexander Schimmelfennig.jpgSchimmelfennig, AlexanderBrigadier General, USVDied of tuberculosis September 5, 1865
(November 29, 1862)
AlbinFSchoepf.jpgSchoepf, Albin FranciscoBrigadier General, USV
(September 30, 1861)
John Schofield.jpgSchofield, John McAllisterBrigadier General, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1853
(November 30, 1864)(March 13, 1865)MOH, Battle of Wilson's Creek (August 10, 1861)
Major General, USVSecretary of War (1868–1869)
(November 29, 1862)Superintendent, USMA (1876–1881)
General-in-Chief of the U.S. Army (1888–1895)
Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1899–1903)
Carl-Schurz.jpgSchurz, CarlMajor General, USVResigned May 6, 1865
(March 14, 1863)U.S. minister to Spain (1861)
U.S. Senator from Missouri (1869–1875)
Secretary of the Interior (1877–1881)
Robert Kingston Scott - Brady-Handy.jpgScott, Robert KingstonBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVGovernor of South Carolina (1868–1872)
(January 12, 1865)(December 5, 1865)
Winfield Scott.jpgScott, WinfieldMajor General, USALieutenant General, USARetired November 1, 1861
(June 25, 1841)(March 29, 1847)General-in-Chief (1841–1861)
Twice received the Congressional Gold Medal (November 3, 1814; March 9, 1848)
Author of the Anaconda Plan to defeat the Confederacy
John Sedgwick.pngSedgwick, JohnColonel, USAUSMA, 1837
(April 25, 1861)KIA, Battle of Spotsylvania Court House (May 9, 1864)
Major General, USVHighest-ranked Union general KIA
(July 4, 1862)
SEWELL, William J (BEP engraved portrait).jpgSewell, William JoyceColonel, USVMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of Chancellorsville (May 3, 1863)
(October 1, 1864)(March 13, 1865)U.S. Senator from New Jersey (1881–1887, 1895–1901)
Seward, William Henry, Jr..jpgSeward, William Henry, Jr.Brigadier General, USVResigned June 1, 1865
(September 13, 1864)Son of Secretary of State William Henry Seward
TSeymour.jpgSeymour, TrumanCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1846
(November 22, 1860(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(April 28, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
JamesMShackelford.jpgShackelford, James MurrellBrigadier General, USVResigned January 18, 1864
(January 2, 1863)
John Wilson Shaffer.jpgShaffer, John WilsonColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVTerritorial Governor of Utah (1870)
(January 20, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
William Rufus Shafte.jpgShafter, William RufusColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Seven Pines (May 31, 1862)
(April 19, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Alexander Shaler seated.jpgShaler, AlexanderBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVMOH, Second Battle of Fredericksburg (May 3, 1863)
(May 26, 1863)(July 27, 1863)
JPCShanks.jpgShanks, John Peter CleaverColonel, USVMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from Indiana (1861–1863, 1867–1875)
(September 20, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
LASheldon.jpgSheldon, Lionel AllenColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMustered out December 2, 1864
(March 14, 1862)(March 13, 1865)U.S. Congressman from Louisiana (1869–1875)
Territorial Governor of New Mexico (1881–1885)
Shepard, Isaac FitzgeraldBrigadier General, USVAppointment expired July 4, 1864
(October 27, 1863)
George F Shepley.jpgShepley, George FosterBrigadier General, USVResigned July 1, 1865
(July 18, 1862)Military Governor of Louisiana (1862–1864)
Philip Sheridan 01009a restored.jpgSheridan, Philip HenryMajor General, USAUSMA, 1853
(November 8, 1864)Received the Thanks of Congress (February 9, 1865)
General-in-Chief (1883–1888)
Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1886–1888)
Sherman, Francis TrowbridgeBrigadier General, USV
(July 21, 1865)
TWSherman.jpgSherman, Thomas WestLieutenant Colonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1836
(May 14, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(May 17, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
William-Tecumseh-Sherman.jpgSherman, William TecumsehMajor General, USAUSMA, 1841
(August 12, 1864)Twice received the Thanks of Congress (February 19, 1864; January 19, 1865)
General-in-Chief (1869–1883)
Isaac R. Sherwood - Clara Barton Centenary.jpgSherwood, Isaac RuthLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Ohio (1873–1875, 1907–1921, 1923–1925)
(February 12, 1864)(February 27, 1865)
James Shields - Brady-Handy.jpgShields, JamesBrigadier General, USVResigned March 28, 1863
(August 19, 1861)U.S. Senator from Illinois (1849–1855)
U.S. Senator from Minnesota (1858–1859)
U.S. Senator form Missouri (1879)
Henry Hastings Sibley.jpgSibley, Henry HastingsBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVOriginal appointment as Brigadier General, USV (September 29, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
(March 20, 1863)(November 29, 1865)Congressional Delegate from the Wisconsin Territory (1848–1849)
Congressional Delegate from the Minnesota Territory (1849–1853)
1st Governor of Minnesota (1858–1860)
Daniel Edgar Sickles.jpgSickles, Daniel EdgarMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863)
(November 29, 1862)U.S. Congressman from New York (1857–1861, 1893–1895)
U.S. minister to Spain (1869–1874)
Franz Sigel.jpgSigel, FranzMajor General, USVResigned May 4, 1865
(March 21, 1862)
Gen-Sill.jpgSill, Joshua WoodrowBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1853
(July 16, 1862)KIA, Battle of Stones River (December 31, 1862)
Slack, James RichardBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 10, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Lieutenant-slemmer.jpgSlemmer, Adam JacobyLieutenant Colonel, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1850
(February 8, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
Henry Warner Slocum.jpgSlocum, Henry WarnerMajor General, USVUSMA, 1852
(July 4, 1862)Resigned September 28, 1865
U.S. Congressman from New York (1869–1973, 1883–1885)
John potts slough.jpgSlough, John PottsBrigadier General, USV
(August 25, 1862)
AJSmith.jpgSmith, Andrew JacksonLieutenant Colonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1838
*May 9, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Major General, USV
(May 12, 1864)
CFSmith.jpgSmith, Charles FergusonColonel, USAUSMA, 1825
(September 9, 1861)Died from infection April 25, 1862
Major General, USV
(March 21, 1862)
Smith, Charles HenryColonel, USVMajor General, USAMOH, Battle of Saint Mary's Church (June 24, 1864)
(June 18, 1863)(March 2, 1867)
Major General, USV
(March 13, 1865)
Giles Alexander Smith - Brady-Handy.jpgSmith, Giles AlexanderMajor General, USVBrother of Morgan Lewis Smith
(November 24, 1865)Last Major General of volunteers by seniority
Green Clay Smith - Brady-Handy.jpgSmith, Green ClayBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVResigned December 4, 1863
(June 11, 1862)(March 13, 1865(U.S. Congressman from Kentucky (1863–1866)
Territorial Governor of Montana (1866–1869)
Smith, Gustavus AdolphusBrigadier General, USVBrigadier General, USVAppointment expired March 4, 1863
(September 19, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
John E Smith.jpgSmith, John EugeneBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 29, 1862)(January 12, 1865)
MLSmith.jpgSmith, Morgan LewisBrigadier General, USVResigned July 12, 1865
(aka Sanford, Martin L.)(July 16, 1862)Brother of Giles Alexander Smith
TCHSmith.jpgSmith, Thomas Church HaskellBrigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
TKSmith.jpgSmith, Thomas KilbyBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(August 11, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
WFSmith MGEN.JPGSmith, William FarrarMajorMajor General, USAUSMA, 1845
(March 3, 1863)(March 13, 1865)Original appointment as Major General, USV (July 4, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
Major General, USV
(March 9, 1864)
William Jay Smith (Tennessee politician).jpgSmith, William JayColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Tennessee (1869–1871)
(March 13, 1865)(June 16, 1865)
William Sooy Smith.jpgSmith, William SooyBrigadier General, USVResigned July 15, 1864
(April 15, 1862)
Thomas Alfred Smyth.JPGSmyth, Thomas AlfredBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVDOW, Battle of Cumberland Church (w. April 7, 1865, d. April 9, 1865)
(October 1, 1864)(April 7, 1865)Last Union general killed during the war
Spalding, GeorgeColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Michigan (1895–1899)
(February 12, 1864)(March 21, 1865)
OliverLymanSpaulding.jpgSpaulding, Oliver LymanColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Michigan (1881–1883)
(April 16, 1864)(June 25, 1865)
James-gallant-spears.jpgSpears, James GallantBrigadier General, USVArrested February 6, 1864 for insubordination; Court-martialed and dismissed from service August 30, 1864
(March 5, 1862)
George E. Spencer - Brady-Handy.jpgSpencer, George EliphazColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Senator from Alabama (1868–1879)
(September 11, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Francis Barreto Spinola.jpgSpinola, Francis BarrettoBrigadier General, USVResigned June 8, 1865
(October 1, 1862)U.S. Congressman from New York (1887–1893)
John W Sprague.jpgSprague, John WilsonBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of Atlanta (July 22, 1864)
(July 30, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Spurling, Andrew BarclayLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH for actions near Evergreen, Alabama (March 23, 1865)
(June 13, 1864)(March 26, 1865)
Julius Stahel.jpgStahel, JuliusMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of Piedmont (June 5, 1864)
(b. Stahel-Számwald, Julius H.)(March 14, 1863)Resigned February 8, 1865
David Sloane Stanley head.jpgStanley, David SloaneMajor, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1852
(December 1, 1863)(March 13, 1865)MOH, Battle of Franklin (November 30, 1864)
Major General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
G J Stannard UA ACW.JPGStannard, George JerrisonBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(March 11, 1863)(October 28, 1864)
JohnConverseStarkweatherThu.jpgStarkweather, John ConverseBrigadier General, USVResigned May 11, 1865
(July 17, 1863)
Stedman, Griffin Alexander, Jr.Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Siege of Petersburg (w. August 5, 1864, d. August 6, 1864)
(September 17, 1862)August 5, 1862
JBSteedmanMGenright.jpgSteedman, James BlairMajor General, USV
(April 20, 1864)
FSteele.jpgSteele, FrederickLieutenant ColonelMajor General, USAUSMA, 1843
(August 26, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Major General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
AaronStevens.jpgStevens, Aaron FletcherColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from New Hampshire (1867–1871)
(September 23, 1862)(December 8, 1864)
Hazard Stevens.jpgStevens, HazardMajor, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Fort Huger (April 19, 1863)
(October 13, 1864)(April 2, 1865)Son of Isaac Ingalls Stevens
Isaacstevens.jpgStevens, Isaac IngallsMajor General, USVUSMA, 1839
(July 4, 1862)KIA, Battle of Chantilly (September 1, 1862)
Territorial Governor of Washington (1853–1857)
Congressional Delegate for the Washington Territory (1857–1861)
Father of Hazard Stevens
Stevenson, John DunlapBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVResigned April 22, 1864
(November 29, 1862)(March 13, 1865)Reappointed Brigadier General, USV August 7, 1864
Stevenson, Thomas GreelyBrigadier General, USVKIA, Battle of Spotsylvania Court House (May 10, 1864)
(March 14, 1863)Original appointment as Brigadier General, USV (December 24, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
Stokes, James HughesBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1835
(July 20, 1865)
William Brickly Stokes - Brady-Handy.jpgStokes, William BricklyColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Tennessee (1859–1861, 1866–1871)
(November 15, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Stolbrand, Charles John (b. Stolbrand, Carl Johan; aka Stolbrand, Carlos John)Brigadier General, USV
(February 18, 1865)
C P Stone UA ACW.jpgStone, Charles PomeroyColonel, USAUSMA, 1845
(May 14, 1861)Mustered out of volunteer service April 4, 1864
Brigadier General, USVResigned September 13, 1864
(May 17, 1861)
Willstone.gifStone, William MiloColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVResigned August 13, 1863
(September 9, 1862)(March 13, 1865)Governor of Iowa (1864–1868)
General George Stoneman.jpgStoneman, GeorgeLieutenant Colonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1846
(March 30, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Governor of California (1883–1887)
Major General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
Edwin H. Stoughton.jpgStoughton, Edwin HenryBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1859
(November 5, 1862)Volunteer appointment expired March 4, 1863
Stoughton, William LewisColonel, USVMajor General, USVMustered out September 30, 1864
(April 1, 1862)(March 13, 1865)U.S. Congressman from Michigan (1869–1873)
GCStrong.jpgStrong, George CrockettCaptain, USAUSMA, 1857
(March 3, 1863)DOW, Second Battle of Fort Wagner (w. July 18, 1863, d. July 30, 1863)
Major General, USV
(July 18, 1863)
Strong, William KerleyBrigadier General, USVResigned October 20, 1863
(September 28, 1861)
Stuart, DavidBrigadier General, USVAppointment expired March 4, 1863
(November 29, 1862)Resigned April 3, 1863
U.S. Congressman from Michigan (1853–1855)
Stumbaugh, Frederick ShearerBrigadier General, USVAppointment revoked January 22, 1863
(November 29, 1862)Mustered out May 15, 1863
Samuel D. Sturgis - Brady-Handy.jpgSturgis, Samuel DavisLieutenant Colonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1846
(October 27, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USV
(October 10, 1861)
Sullivan, Jeremiah CutlerBrigadier General, USVU.S. Naval Academy, 1848
(April 28, 1862)Resigned May 11, 1865
Sullivan, Peter JohnColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVResigned August 7, 1863
(January 30, 1862)(March 13, 1865)U.S. minister to Colombia (1867–1869)
BG Alfred Sully.jpgSully, AlfredMajor, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1841
(March 15, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(September 26, 1862)(March 8, 1865)
Edwin Vose Sumner 1.pngSumner, Edwin VoseBrigadier General, USAMajor General, USADied of a heart attack March 21, 1863
(March 16, 1861)(May 31, 1862)
Major General, USV
(July 4, 1862)
WSwayne.jpgSwayne, WagerMajor General, USVMOH, Second Battle of Corinth (October 4, 1862)
(June 20, 1865)Last Major General of volunteers appointed (May 1, 1866)
Son of Supreme Court Justice Noah Haynes Swayne
TWSweeney.jpgSweeny, Thomas WilliamMajor, USA
(October 20, 1863)
Brigadier General USV
(November 29, 1862)
Swift, Frederick WilliamColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Campbell's Station (November 16, 1863)
(December 4, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
GenGS.jpgSykes, GeorgeLieutenant Colonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1838
(October 16, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Major General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
Jacob Hale Sypher - Brady-Handy.jpgSypher, Jacob HaleColonel, USVBrigadier General USVU.S. Congressman from Louisiana (1868–1869, 1870–1875)
(aka Sypher, Jay Hale)(August 11, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
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ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
GeneralGeorgeWTaylor.jpgTaylor, George WilliamBrigadier General, USVDOW, Bull Run Bridge (w. August 27, 1862, d. September 1, 1862)
(May 9, 1862)
Taylor, John McLeanLieutenant Colonel, USABrigadier General, USASon of Joseph Pannell Taylor
(March 13, 1865)Nephew of President Zachary Taylor
Cousin of General Richard Taylor, CSA
Brother-in-law of Albert Gallatin Lawrence and General David Rumph Jones, CSA
Taylor, Joseph PannellBrigadier General, USACommissary General of the Army (1861–1864)
(February 9, 1863)Died June 29, 1864
Brother of President Zachary Taylor
Uncle of generals Richard Taylor, CSA and David Rumph Jones, CSA
Father of John McLean Taylor
Father-in-law of Albert Gallatin Lawrence
Nelson Taylor.jpgTaylor, NelsonBrigadier General, USVResigned January 19, 1863
(September 7, 1862)U.S. Congressman from New York (1865–1867)
WRTerrill.jpgTerrill, William R.Captain, USAUSMA, 1853
(May 14, 1861)KIA, Battle of Perryville (October 8, 1862)
Brigadier General, USVBrother of Confederate general James Barbour Terrill
(September 9, 1862)
Gen Alfred Terry.jpgTerry, Alfred HoweBrigadier General, USAReceived the Thanks of Congress (January 24, 1865)
(January 15, 1865)
Major General, USV
(January 16, 1865)
Terry, Henry DwightBrigadier General, USVResigned February 7, 1865
(July 17, 1862)
John Milton Thayer - Brady-Handy.jpgThayer, John MiltonBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVOriginal appointment as Brigadier General, USV (October 4, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
(March 13, 1863)(March 13, 1865)Territorial Governor of Wyoming (1875–1878)
Governor of Nebraska (1887–1891); remained in office until February 8, 1892, claiming successor was not a U.S. citizen
SylvanusThayer.jpgThayer, SylvanusColonel, USABrigadier General, USARetired June 1, 1863
(May 31, 1863)Superintendent, USMA (1817–1833)
Longest-serving West Point superintendent
Oldest officer brevetted brigadier general
Thomas, CharlesColonel, USAMajor General, USAActing Quartermaster General
(March 13, 1865)
George Henry Thomas - Brady-Handy.jpgThomas, George HenryMajor General, USAUSMA, 1840
(January 16, 1865)Received the Thanks of Congress (March 3, 1865)
Thomas, Henry GoddardCaptain, USABrigadier General, USA
Brigadier General, USV(March 13, 1865)
(November 30, 1864)Major General, USV
(March 13, 1865)
GenLThomas.jpgThomas, LorenzoBrigadier General, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1823
(August 3, 1861)March 13, 1865Adjutant General of the Army (1861–1869)
StephenThomas.jpgThomas, StephenBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Cedar Creek (October 19, 1864)
(February 1, 1865)Mustered out as Colonel, USV (January 21, 1865)
Major William G. Thompson - History of Iowa.jpgThompson, WilliamColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Iowa (1847–1850)
(July 20, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
CMThruston.jpgThruston, Charles MynnBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1814
(September 7, 1861)Resigned April 17, 1862
Tibbits, William B.Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(October 18, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
Tillson, DavisBrigadier General, USVUSMA (class of 1853); left due to amputation of leg, 1851
(November 29, 1862)
JBSTodd.jpgTodd, John Blair SmithBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1837
(September 19, 1861)Appointment as Brigadier General, USV expired June 17, 1862
Congressional Delegate to Congress for the Dakota Territory (1861–1863, 1864–1865)
Cousin of Mary Todd Lincoln
Charles Henry Tompkins.jpgTompkins, Charles HenryCaptain, USABrigadier General, USAMOH, action near Fairfax, Virginia (June 1, 1861)
Colonel, USV(March 13, 1865)USMA (class of 1851), resigned 1849
Commissioner, Lincoln assassination trial
A T A Torbert.jpgTorbert, Alfred Thomas ArchimedesCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1855
(September 25, 1861)(March 13, 1865)Also nominated and confirmed as First Lieutenant, CSA (March 18, 1861); refused appointment
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 29, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Joseph Gilbert Totten.jpgTotten, Joseph GilbertBrigadier General, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1805 (tenth graduate of West Point)
(March 3, 1863)-1864Chief of Engineers (1838–1864)
Died of pneumonia (April 22, 1864)
ZBTower.jpgTower, Zealous BatesLieutenant Colonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1841
(November, 1865)(March 13, 1865)Superintendent, USMA (July, 1864-September, 1864)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 23, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
BFTracy.jpgTracy, Benjamin FranklinColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of the Wilderness (May 6, 1864)
(March 13, 1865)Secretary of the Navy (1889–1893)
Brother-in-law of Isaac Swartwood Catlin
Tremain, Henry EdwinMajor, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Resaca (May 15, 1864)
(November 30, 1865)
Turchin.jpgTurchin, John BasilBrigadier General, USVResigned October 4, 1864
(b. Turchaninov, Ivan Vasilovitch)(July 17, 1862)Only general officer on either side from Russia
Turner, John WesleyColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1855
Brigadier General, USV(March 13, 1865)
(September 7, 1863)Major General, USV
-1864
James M Tuttle.jpgTuttle, James MadisonBrigadier General, USVResigned June 14, 1864
(June 9, 1862)
General Daniel Tyler USA.jpgTyler, DanielBrigadier General, USVResigned April 6, 1864
(March 13, 1862)Uncle of Robert Ogden Tyler
Gen-ebtyler.jpgTyler, Erastus B.Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(May 14, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Robert O Tyler.jpgTyler, Robert OgdenMajor, USAMajor General, USVUSMA, 1853
Brigadier General, USV-1864Nephew of Daniel Tyler
(November 29, 1862)Major General, USA
(March 13, 1865)
Hector Tyndale by JE McClees.pngTyndale, HectorBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVResigned August 26, 1864
(b. Tyndale, George Hector)(April 9, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
U [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
General Daniel Ullman.jpgUllmann, DanielBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(January 13, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Underwood, Adin BallouBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(November 6, 1863)(August, 1865)
EmoryUpton.jpgUpton, EmoryCaptain, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1861
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USVSuperintendent, USMA (1870–1875)
(May 12, 1864)One of only two general officers ever promoted on the field by General Grant
V [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
Van Alen, James HenryBrigadier General, USVResigned July 14, 1863
(April 15, 1862)
HoratioPVanCleve.jpgVan Cleve, Horatio PhillipsBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVUSMA, 1831
(March 21, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Ferdinand Van Derveer.jpgVan Derveer, FerdinandBrigadier General, USVResigned June 7, 1865
(October 4, 1864)
Stewart Van Vliet - Brady-Handy.jpgVan Vliet, StewartMajor, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1840
(August, 1861)(October, 1864)Earlier appointment as Brigadier General, USV (September 23, 1861) expired July 17, 1862
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(March 13, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
VAN WYCK, Charles Henry.jpgVan Wyck, Charles H.Brigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from New York (1859–1863, 1867–1871)
(September 27, 1865)U.S. Senator from Nebraska (1881–1887)
William Vandever - Brady-Handy.jpgVandever, WilliamBrigadier GeneralMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from Iowa (1859–1861)
(November 29, 1862)(June, 1865)U.S. Congressman from California (1887–1891)
Veatch, James C.Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(April 28, 1862)-1865
Viele1v.jpgViele, Egbert LudovicusBrigadier General, USVUSMA, 1847
(August 17, 1861)Resigned October 23., 1863
U.S. Congressman from New York (1885–1887)
Vifquain, VictorLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Fort Blakely (April 9, 1865)
(March 13, 1865)
Strong Vincent.jpgVincent, StrongBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863, d. July 7, 1863)
(July 3, 1863)
Vinton, Francis LaurensCaptain, USAUSMA, 1856
(October, 1861)Earlier appointment as Brigadier General, USV (September 19, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
Brigadier General, USVResigned May 5, 1863
(March 13, 1863)
Israel Vogdes.jpgVogdes, IsraelColonel, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1837
-1863
Brigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
Adolph von Steinwehr.JPGVon Steinwehr, Adolph Wilhelm August Freidrich, BaronBrigadier General, USVResigned July 3, 1865
(October 12, 1861)
Col Ernst Von Vegeseck.jpgVon Vegesack, Ernst Mathias Peter, BaronColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, Battle of Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862)
-1862(March 13, 1865)
W [edit]
ImageNameSubstantiveBrevetNotes
RankRank
Wade, Melancthon SmithBrigadier General, USVResigned March 18, 1862
(October 1, 1861)
JSWadsworth civ.jpgWadsworth, James SamuelBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVDOW, Battle of the Wilderness (w. May 6, 1863, d. May 8, 1863)
(August 9, 1861)(May 6, 1863)
GeorgeDWagner.jpgWagner, George DayBrigadier General, USVRelieved of duty at his own request, December 4, 1864
(November 29, 1862)Mustered out August 24, 1865
Wagner, LouisColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVCommander-in-chief, GAR (1880)
(March 13, 1865)
C C Walcutt BGen ACW.jpgWalcutt, Charles C.Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(June 30, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Lew Wallace - Brady-Handy.jpgWallace, Lewis "Lew"Major General, USVCommissioner on Lincoln assassination trial
(March 21, 1862)Territorial Governor of New Mexico (1878–1881)
U.S. minister to the Ottoman Empire (1881–1885)
WHL Wallace.jpgWallace, William Harvey LammeBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Shiloh (w. April 7, 1862, d. April 10, 1862)
(March 21, 1862)
George Hull Ward 1861.jpgWard, George HullColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Gettysburg (w. July 2, 1863, d. July 3, 1863)
(March 13, 1865)
JHHWard-ACWstanding.jpgWard, John Henry HobartBrigadier General, USVRelieved May 12, 1864
(October 4, 1862)Mustered out June 18, 1864
Ward, William ThomasBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from Kentucky (1851–1853)
(September 18, 1861)(February 24, 1865)
Warner, Adoniram JudsonColonel, USV, USNBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Ohio (1879–1881, 1883–1887)
(November 15, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Warner, James MeechCaptain, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1860
(October 8, 1864)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USV
(May 8, 1865)
Warner, WillardColonel, USVMajor General, USVU.S. Senator from Alabama (1868–1871)
(October, 1864)(March 13, 1865)Brother-in-law of Charles Robert Woods and William Burnham Woods
Warren, Fitz HenryBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVU.S. minister to Guatemala (1866–1869)
(July 16, 1862)(August 24, 1865)
GKWarren.jpgWarren, Gouverneur KembleMajor, USAUSMA, 1850
Major General, USVResigned volunteer commission May 27, 1865
(May 3, 1863)
Cadwallader Colden Washburn.jpgWashburn, Cadwallader ColdenMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from Wisconsin (1855–1861, 1867–1871)
(November 29, 1862)Governor of Wisconsin (1871–1873)
Brother of Illinois Congressman Elihu Benjamin Washburne
Washburn, FrancisColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of High Bridge (w. April 6, 1865, d. April 22, 1865)
(April 6, 1865)
HenryDWashburn.JPGWashburn, Henry DanaColonel, USVMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from Indiana (1866–1869)
(July 16, 1862)(July 26, 1865)
Watkins, Louis DouglassCaptain, USASon-in-law of Lovell Harrison Rousseau
(July, 1862)
Brigadier General, USV
(September 25, 1865)
James Weaver - Brady-Handy.jpgWeaver, James BairdColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Iowa (1879–1881, 1885–1889)
-1862(March 13, 1865)
Alexander S. Webb.jpgWebb, Alexander StewartBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USAMOH, Battle of Gettysburg (July 3, 1864)
(June 23, 1863)(March 13, 1865)USMA, 1855
Major General, USV
(August 1, 1864)
Weber, MaxBrigadier General, USVResigned May 13, 1865
(aka Von Weber, Max)(April 28, 1862)
Webster, Joseph DanaMajor, USAMajor General, USV
(July 1, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
Stephen Weed.jpgWeed, Stephen HinsdaleCaptain, USAUSMA, 1854
(May 14, 1861)KIA, Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863)
Brigadier General, USV
(June 6, 1863)
Godfrey Weitzel - Brady-Handy.jpgWeitzel, GodfreyCaptain, USAUSMA, 1855
Major General, USV
(November 17, 1864)
Wells, George DuncanColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVDOW, Battle of Cedar Creek (w. October 12, 1864, d. October 13, 1864)
(October 12, 1864)
Henry Wells.jpgWells, Henry HoratioLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVProvisional Governor of Virginia (1868–1869)
(June 3, 1865)
Wells, WilliamBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(May 19, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
ColThosWelsh.jpgWelsh, ThomasBrigadier General, USVOriginal appointment as Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
(March 13, 1863)Died of malaria, August 14, 1863
Wessells, Henry WaltonColonel, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1833
-1865
Brigadier General, USV
(April 25, 1862)
Joseph R. West - cwpbh 03614.jpgWest, Joseph RodmanBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVU.S. Senator from Louisiana (1871–1877)
(October 25, 1862)(January 4, 1866)
FrankWheaton.jpgWheaton, FrankFirst Lieutenant, USAMajor General, USASon-in-law of Adjutant General Samuel Cooper, CSA
-1855Major General, USV
Brigadier General, USV
(November 29, 1862)
Amiel Weeks Whipple.jpgWhipple, Amiel WeeksMajor General, USVMajor General, USAUSMA, 1841
(May 3, 1863)(May 7, 1863)DOW, Battle of Chancellorsville (w. May 4, 1863, d. May 7, 1863)
Whipple, William DenisonColonel, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1851
Brigadier General, USV
(July 17, 1863)
Whitaker, Edward WashburnLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, First Battle of Ream's Station (June 29, 1864)
(March 13, 1865)
WCWhitakerACWseatedclose.jpgWhitaker, Walter ChilesBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(June 25, 1863)(March 13, 1865)
Harry White Pennsylvania - Brady-Handy.jpgWhite, HarryMajor, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania (1877–1881)
(December 13, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
White, JuliusBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVResigned November 19, 1864
(June 9, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Brig General Edward A. Wild.pngWild, Edward AugustusBrigadier General, USV
(April 24, 1863)
Orlando B. Willcox - Brady-Handy.jpgWillcox, Orlando BolivarBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USAMOH First Battle of Bull Run (July 21, 1861)
(July 21, 1861)Major General, USVUSMA, 1847
Alpheus S. Williams.jpgWilliams, Alpheus StarkeyBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVU.S. Congressman from Michigan (1875–1879)
(May 17, 1861)(January 12, 1866)
Williams, David HenryBrigadier General, USVAppointment expired March 4, 1863
(November 29, 1862)
Williams, Nelson GrosvenorBrigadier General, USVUSMA (class of 1843), withdrew July, 1840
(November 29, 1862)Resigned November 27, 1862
Appointment expired March 9, 1863
General Seth Williams-01.jpgWilliams, SethLieutenant Colonel, USABrigadier General, USAUSMA, 1842
(July 7, 1862)(March 13, 1865)
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(September 23, 1861)(March 13, 1865)
Williams, ThomasMajor, USAUSMA, 1837
(May 14, 1861)KIA, Battle of Baton Rouge (August 5, 1862)
Brigadier General, USV
(September 28, 1861)
James Alexander Williamson.jpgWilliamson, James AlexanderBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVMOH, Battle of Chickasaw Bayou (December 29, 1862)
(January 13, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
August Willich.jpgWillich, AugustBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USV
(b. Von Willich, August)(July 17, 1862)(October 21, 1865)
James Wilson (soldier).jpgWilson, James HarrisonFirst Lieutenant, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1860
-1861
Major General, USV
(May 6, 1865)
Winthrop, FrederickColonel, USVMajor General, USVKIA, Battle of Five Forks (April 1, 1865)
(April 1, 1865)
I J Wistar BGEN UA ACW.JPGWistar, Isaac JonesBrigadier General, USVResigned September 15, 1864
(November 29, 1862)
Witcher, John SeashoalesLieutenant Colonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from West Virginia (1869–1871)
(May 6, 1865)(March 13, 1865)
Withington, William HerbertColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVMOH, First Battle of Bull Run (July 21, 1861)
(March 13, 1865)
Wood, Henry ClayMajor, USABrigadier General, USAMOH, Battle of Wilson's Creek (August 10, 1861)
(March 13, 1865)
Thomas J Wood.jpgWood, Thomas JohnColonel, USAUSMA, 1845
-1861
Major General, USV
(January 27, 1865)
DanielPhineasWoodbury.jpgWoodbury, Daniel PhineasLieutenant Colonel, USAMajor General, USA (August 15, 1864)USMA, 1836
-1861Died of yellow fever (August 15, 1864)
Brigadier General, USV
(March 19, 1862)
Stewart L Woodford 1909.jpgWoodford, Steward LyndonColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVU.S. Congressman from New York (1873–1874)
(May 12, 1865)U.S. minister to Spain (1897–1898)
CRWoodsBrigGen.jpgWoods, Charles RobertCaptainMajor General, USAUSMA, 1852
(April 1, 1861)(March 13, 1865)Brother of William Burnham Woods
Brigadier General, USVMajor General, USVBrother-in-law of Willard Warner
(August 4, 1863)(November 22, 1864)
Woods, William BurnhamBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVAssociate Justice of the Supreme Court (1880–1887)
(May 31, 1865)(March 13, 1865)Brother of Charles Robert Woods
Brother-in-law of Willard Warner
John E. Wool.jpgWool, John EllisMajor General, USARetired August 1, 1863
(May 16, 1862)Oldest Civil War general in active service (b. February 29, 1784)
George Wright (Army General).jpgWright, GeorgeColonel, USAUSMA, 1822
-1855Died in the wreck of the steamer Brother Jonathan (June 30, 1865)
Brigadier General, USV
(September 28, 1861)
HGWright.jpgWright, Horatio GouverneurMajor, USAMajor General, USAUSMA, 1841
(August, 1861)(March 13, 1865)Original appointment as Major General, USV (July 18, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
Major General, USV
(May 12, 1864)
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RankRank
Samuel Young.jpgYoung, Samuel Baldwin MarksColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVCommander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1913–1915, 1915–1919)
(December, 1864)(April 9.1865)
TLYoung.jpgYoung, Thomas LowryColonel, USVBrigadier General, USVGovernor of Ohio(1877–1878)
(March 13, 1865)U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1879–1883)
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GenSamKZook.jpgZook, Samuel KosciuszkoBrigadier General, USVMajor General, USVDOW, Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863, d. July 3, 1863)

GENERALS in the UNITED STATES ARMY during the CIVIL WAR
Image Name Substantive Rank Brevet Rank Notes
 Abbott, Henry Livermore Abbott, Henry Livermore Major, USV (October 10, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) KIA, Battle of the Wilderness (May 6, 1864)
 Abbott, Joseph Carter Abbott, Joseph Carter Colonel, USV (November 17, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (January 15, 1865) U.S. Senator from New Hampshire (1868–1871)
  Abercrombie, John Joseph Colonel, USA (February 25, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (August 31, 1861) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1822 Resigned June 24, 1865
  Adams, Charles Francis Jr. Colonel, USV (March 14, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Son of Charles Francis Adams, Sr., U.S. Minister to the Court of St. James Grandson of President John Quincy Adams Great-grandson of President John Adams
  Albright, Charles Colonel, USV (January 24, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (March 7, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania (1873–1875)
  Alger, Russell Alexander Colonel, USV (June 11, 1863) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned September 20, 1864 Governor of Michigan (1885–1887) Commander-in-chief, GAR (1889–1890) Secretary of War (1897–1899) Senator from Michigan (1902–1907)
  Allen, Robert Colonel, USA (February 19, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (May 23, 1863) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1836
  Alvord, Benjamin Major, USA (June 22, 1854) Brigadier General, USV (April 15, 1862) Brigadier General, USA (April 9, 1865) USMA, 1833
  Ames, Adelbert Captain, USA (June 11, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (May 20, 1863) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (January 15, 1865) USMA, 1861 MOH, First Battle of Bull Run (July 21, 1861) Provisional Governor Mississippi (1868–1869) U.S. Senator from Mississippi (1870–1874) Governor of Mississippi (1875) Last surviving Union General, d. April 13, 1933 Son-in-law of Benjamin Franklin Butler
  Ammen, Jacob Brigadier General, USV (July 16, 1862)   USMA, 1831 Resigned January 14, 1865
  Anderson, Robert Brigadier General, USA (May 15, 1861) Major General, USA (February 3, 1865) USMA, 1825 Retired October 27, 1863
  Anderson, William Black Colonel, USV (April 4, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1875–1877)
  Andrews, Christopher Columbus Brigadier General, USV (January 5, 1864) Major General, USV (March 9, 1865)  
  Andrews, George Leonard Brigadier General, USV (November 10, 1862) Major General, USV (March 26, 1865) USMA, 1851 Resigned, 1855
  Andrews, Timothy Patrick Colonel, USA (September 6, 1862) Brigadier General, USA (September 13, 1847) Paymaster General (1862–1864) Retired November 29, 1864 rejected a commission as brevet Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) on the basis that he already possessed such an appointment
  Arnold, Lewis Golding Lieutenant Colonel, USA (August 1, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (January 24, 1862)   USMA, 1837 Retired February 8, 1864
  Arnold, Richard Captain, USA (May 14, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (August 22, 1865) USMA, 1850
  Asboth, Alexander Sandor Brigadier General, USV (March 21, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Appointed Brigadier General, USV (September 3, 1861) by John Charles Frémont who lacked the authority to make such an appointment United States Minister to Argentina and Uruguay (1866–1868)
  Astor, John Jacob III Colonel, USV (November 30, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Mustered out July 11, 1862
  Augur, Christopher Columbus Lieutenant Colonel, USA (July 1, 1863) Major General, USV (August 9, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1843
  Averell, William Woods Captain, USA (July 17, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (September 26, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (August 7, 1864) USMA, 1855
  Averill, John Thomas Colonel, USV (November 22, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (October 18, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Minnesota (1871–1875)
  Ayres, Romeyn Beck Captain, USA (May 14, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (August 1, 1864) USMA, 1847
  Babcock, Orville Elias Lieutenant Colonel, USA (January 1, 1863) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) Private secretary to President Ulysses Simpson Grant
  Bailey, Joseph Brigadier General, USV (November 10, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Received the Thanks of Congress (June 4, 1864)
  Baird, Absalom Major, USA (November 12, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (September 1, 1864) USMA, 1849 MOH, Battle of Jonesborough (September 1, 1864)
  Baker, Edward Dickinson Major General, USV (September 21, 1861)   KIA, Battle of Ball’s Bluff (October 21, 1861) Rejected appointment as Brigadier General, USV (May 17, 1861) Promoted to Major General, USV posthumously U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1845–1846, 1849–1851) U.S. Senator from Oregon (1860–1861)
  Baker, Lafayette Curry Brigadier General, USV (April 26, 1865)   Nominated by President Andrew Johnson, but never confirmed
  Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss Major General, USV (May 16, 1861)   Received the Thanks of Congress (January 28, 1864) U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts (1853–1857, 1865–1873, 1875–1879, 1889–1891) Speaker of the House (1856–1857) Governor of Massachusetts (1858–1861)
  Banning, Henry Blackstone Colonel, USV (November 10, 1863) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned January 21, 1865 U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1873–1879)
  Barlow, Francis Channing Major General, USV (May 25, 1865)    
  Barnard, John Gross Colonel, USA (December 28, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (September 23, 1861) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (July 4, 1864) USMA, 1833 Superintendent, USMA (1855–1856)
  Barnes, James Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Barnes, Joseph K., M.D. Brigadier General, USA (August 22, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Surgeon General (1864–1882) Surgeon at the deathbeds of Presidents Abraham Lincoln and James Abram Garfield
  Barney, Lewis Tappan Captain, USV (February 29, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned June 21, 1864 Declined appointment as Colonel, USV (1864) Youngest brevet brigadier general
  Barnum, Henry Alanson Brigadier General, USV (May 31, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Lookout Mountain (November 24, 1863)
  Barry, Henry W. Colonel, USV (April 28, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S Congressman from Mississippi (1870–1875) Brevet obtained by alleged fraud
  Barry, William Farquhar Colonel, USA (December 11, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (August 20, 1861) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (September 1, 1864) USMA, 1838
  Bartlett, Joseph Jackson Brigadier General, USV (March 30, 1863) Major General, USV (August 1, 1864) Original appointment as Brigadier General, USV (October 4, 1862) expired March 4, 1863 U.S. minister to Sweden and Norway (1867–1869)
  Bartlett, William Francis Brigadier General, USV (June 20, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Batchelder, Richard Napoleon Captain, USA (February 16, 1865) Colonel, USV (August 2, 1864) Brigadier General, USA (April 9, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, between Catlett and Fairfax Station, Virginia (October 13–15, 1863)
  Bates, Delevan Colonel, USV (March 23, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of the Crater (July 30, 1864)
  Baxter, Henry Brigadier General, USV (March 12, 1863) Major General, USV (April 1, 1865) U.S. minister to Honduras (1869–1873)
  Bayard, George Dashiell Captain, USA (August 20, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1862)   USMA, 1856 DOW, Battle of Fredericksburg (w. December 13, 1862, d. December 14, 1862)
  Beal, George Lafayette Brigadier General, USV (November 30, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Beatty, John Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1868–1873)
  Beatty, Samuel Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1863)  
  Beaver, James Addams Colonel, USV (September 8, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (August 1, 1864) Mustered out December 27, 1864 Governor of Pennsylvania (1887–1891)
  Belknap, William Worth Brigadier General, USV (July 30, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Secretary of War (1869–1876)
  Benedict, Lewis Colonel, USV (September 12, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) KIA, Battle of Pleasant Hill (April 9, 1864)
  Benham, Henry Washington Major (August 6, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (August 13, 1861) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1837
  Bennett, Thomas Warren Colonel, USV (November 1, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 5, 1865) Territorial Governor of Idaho (1871–1875) Congressional Delegate for the Idaho Territory (1875–1876)
  Benton, William Plummer Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1862) Major General, USV (March 26, 1865)  
  Berry, Hiram Gregory Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   KIA, Battle of Chancellorsville (May 3, 1863)
  Beveridge, John Lourie Colonel, USV (June 28, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 7, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1871–1873) Governor of Illinois (1873–1877)
  Bidwell, Daniel Davidson Brigadier General, USV (August 11, 1864)   KIA, Battle of Cedar Creek (October 19, 1864)
  Bingham, Henry Harrison Major, USV (August 1, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (April 9, 1865) MOH, Battle of the Wilderness (May 6, 1864) U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania (1879–1912)
  Birge, Henry Warner Brigadier General, USV (September 19, 1863) Major General, USV (February 25, 1865)  
  Birney, David Bell Major General, USV (May 20, 1863)   Died of illness, October 18, 1864 Brother of William Birney
  Birney, William Brigadier General, USV (May 22, 1863) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Brother of David Bell Birney
  Black, John Charles Colonel, USV (December 31, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (April 9, 1865) MOH, Battle of Prairie Grove (December 7, 1862) U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1893–1895) Commander-in-chief, GAR (1903)
  Blair, Francis Preston Jr. Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Declined appointment as Brigadier General, USV (August 7, 1861) U.S. Congressman from Missouri (1857–1859, 1861–1862, 1863–1864) U.S. Senator from Missouri (1871–1873) Brother of Postmaster General Montgomery Blair
  Blaisdell, William E. Colonel, USV (October 11, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (June 23, 1864) KIA, Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road (June 23, 1864)
  Blenker, Louis (b. Blenker, Ludwig) Brigadier General, USV (August 9, 1861)   Mustered out March 31, 1863
  Blunt, James Gillpatrick Major General, USV (March 16, 1863)    
  Bohlen, Henry Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1862)   KIA in reconnaissance over the Rappahannock River, Virginia (August 22. 1862)
  Bowen, James Brigadier General, USV (October 11, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned July 27, 1864
  Bowen, Thomas Meade Colonel, USV (September 20, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (February 13, 1865) Territorial Governor of Idaho (1871) U.S. Senator from Colorado (1883–1889)
  Boyle, Jeremiah Tilford Brigadier General, USV (November 9, 1861)   Resigned January 26, 1864
  Boynton, Henry Van Ness Lieutenant Colonel, USV (July 13, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Missionary Ridge (November 25, 1863)
  Bradley, Luther Prentice Brigadier General, USV (June 30, 1864)    
  Bragg, Edward Stuyvesant Brigadier General, USV (June 25, 1864)   U.S. Congressman from Wisconsin (1877–1883, 1885–1887) U.S. minister to Mexico
  Brannan, John Milton Major, USA (August 1, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (September 28, 1861) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (January 23, 1865) USMA, 1841
  Brayman, Mason Brigadier General, USV (September 24, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Territorial Governor of Idaho (1876–1880)
  Brewerton, Henry Colonel, USA (April 22, 1864) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1819 Superintendent, USMA (1845–1852)
  Brice, Benjamin William Colonel, USA (November 29, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Paymaster General (1864–1872)
  Briggs, Henry Shaw Brigadier General, USV (July 17, 1862)    
  Brisbin, James Sanks Captain, USA (August 5, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (May 1, 1865) Colonel, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Brodhead, Thornton Fleming Colonel, USV (August 26, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (August 30, 1862) DOW, Second Battle of Bull Run (w. August 30, 1862 d. September 2, 1862)
  Brooke, John Rutter Brigadier General, USV (May 12, 1864) Major General, USV (August 1, 1864) Military Governor of Puerto Rico (1898) Military Governor of Cuba (1899) Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1905–1907)
  Brooks, William Thomas Harbaugh Major, USA (March 12, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (September 28, 1861)   USMA, 1841 Appointment as Major General, USV (June 10, 1863) revoked April 6, 1864 Resigned June 14, 1864
  Brown, Charles Elwood Colonel, USV (June 6, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1885–1889)
  Brown, Egbert Benson Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)    
  Browne, Thomas McLellan Colonel, USV (October 10, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Indiana (1877–1891)
  Buchanan, Robert Christie Colonel, USA (February 8, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1830 Volunteer appointment expired March 4, 1863 Nephew of First Lady Louisa Adams (Wife of President John Quincy Adams)
  Buckingham, Catharinus Putnam Brigadier General, USV (July 16, 1862)   USMA, 1829 Resigned February 11, 1863
  Buckland, Ralph Pomeroy Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned January 6, 1865 U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1865–1869)
  Buell, Don Carlos Colonel, USA (July 17, 1862) Major General, USV (March 21, 1862)   USMA, 1841 Mustered out of volunteer service May 28, 1864 Resigned June 1, 1864
  Buford, John Captain, USA (November 12, 1861) Major General, USV (July 1, 1863)   USMA, 1848 Died of illness December 16, 1863 Half-brother of Napoleon Bonaparte Buford
  Buford, Napoleon Bonaparte Brigadier General, USV (April 15, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1827 Appointment as Major General, USV (November 29, 1862) expired March 4, 1863 Half-brother of John Buford
  Burbridge, Stephen Gano Brigadier General, USV (June 9, 1862) Major General, USV (July 4, 1864)  
  Burnett, Henry Lawrence Major, USV (August 10, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Assistant prosecutor, Lincoln assassination trial
  Burnham, Hiram Brigadier General, USV (April 26, 1864)   KIA, Battle of Chaffin’s Farm (September 29, 1864)
  Burns, William Wallace Major, USA (August 3, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (September 28, 1861) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1847 Resigned volunteer commission March 20, 1863
  Burnside, Ambrose Everett Major General, USV (March 18, 1862)   USMA, 1847 Received the Thanks of Congress (January 28, 1864) Resigned April 15, 1865 Governor of Rhode Island (1866–1869) Commander-in-chief, GAR (1871–1873) U.S. Senator from Rhode Island (1875–1881)
  Busey, Samuel Thompson Colonel, USV (January 7, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (April 9, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1891–1893)
  Bussey, Cyrus Brigadier General, USV (January 5, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Busteed, Richard Brigadier General, USV (August 7, 1862)   Appointment expired March 4, 1863
  Butler, Benjamin Franklin Major General, USV (May 16, 1863)   U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts (1867–1875, 1877–1879) Governor of Massachusetts (1883–1884) Father-in-law of Adelbert Ames
  Butterfield, Daniel Colonel, USA (July 1, 1863) Major General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Gaines’ Mill (June 27, 1862)
  Cadwalader, George Major General, USV (April 25, 1862)   Resigned July 6, 1865 First commander-in-chief of MOLLUS (1865–1879)
  Caldwell, John Curtis Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1862) Major General, USV (August 19, 1865) U.S. minister to Uruguay and Paraguay (1874–1882)
  Callis, John Benton Lieutenant Colonel, USV, USN (February 11, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Alabama (1878–1869)
  Cameron, Robert Alexander Brigadier General, USV (August 11, 1863) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Campbell, Charles Thomas Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1863)   Original appointment as Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
  Campbell, Jacob Miller Colonel, USV (February 27, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania (1877–1879, 1881–1887)
  Campbell, John Allen Lieutenant Colonel, USV (January 31, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Territorial Governor of Wyoming (1869–1875)
  Campbell, William Bowen Brigadier General, USV (June 30, 1862)   Resigned January 26, 1863 U.S. Congressman from Tennessee (1847–1853) Governor of Tennessee (1851–1853)
  Canby, Edward Richard Sprigg Colonel, USA (May 14, 1861) Major General, USV (May 7, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1839 Brother-in-law of John Parker Hawkins
  Capehart, Henry Colonel, USV (February 22, 1864) Major General, USV (June 17, 1865) MOH for saving the life of Private Watson Karr while fording the Greenbrier River (May 22, 1864)
  Carleton, James Henry Major, USA Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Carlin, William Passmore Major, USA (February 8, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 19, 1865) USMA, 1850
  Carr, Eugene Asa Major, USA (July 17, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 7, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 11, 1865) USMA, 1850 MOH, Battle of Pea Ridge (March 7, 1862)
  Carr, Joseph Bradford Brigadier General, USV (March 30, 1863) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Original appointment as Brigadier General, USV (September 7, 1862) expired March 4, 1863; second appointment (March 30, 1863) expired March 30, 1864; finally confirmed June 30, 1864
  Carrington, Henry Beebee Colonel, USA (May 14, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)    
  Carroll, Samuel Sprigg Captain, USA (November 1, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (May 12, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1856
  Carter, Samuel Powhatan Commander, USN (June 25, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (May 1, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Naval Academy, 1846 Only officer ever to hold flag rank in both the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy (appointed Rear Admiral May 16, 1882)
  Casey, Silas Colonel, USA (October 9, 1861) Major General, USV (May 31, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1826
  Catlin, Isaac Swartwood Colonel, USV (July 29, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of the Crater (July 30, 1864) Brother-in-law of Benjamin Franklin Tracy
  Catterson, Robert Francis, M.D. Brigadier General, USV (May 31, 1865)    
  Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence (b. Lawrence Joshua Chamberlain) Brigadier General, USV (June 19, 1864) Major General, USV (March 29, 1865) MOH, Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863) Detailed to receive surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia (April 12, 1865) Governor of Maine (1866–1870) One of only two general officers ever promoted on the field by General Grant
  Chambers, Alexander Captain, USA (May 14, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (August 11, 1863) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1853 Volunteer appointment cancelled by the Senate April 6, 1864, ostensibly because Chambers was not a legal resident of Iowa
  Champlin, Stephen Gardner Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Resigned November 8, 1863 DOW, Battle of Seven Pines (w. May 31, 1862, d. January 24, 1864)
  Chapin, Edward Payson Brigadier General, USV (May 27, 1863)   KIA, Siege of Port Hudson (May 27, 1863); promoted posthumously
  Chaplin, Daniel Colonel, USV (August 21, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (August 17, 1864) DOW, Second Battle of Deep Bottom (w. August 16, 1864, d. August 20, 1864)
  Chapman, George Henry Brigadier General, USV (July 21, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Chetlain, Augustus Louis Brigadier General, USV (December 18, 1863) Major General, USV (June 18, 1865)  
  Chipman, Norton Parker Colonel, USV (April 17, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Congressional Delegate for the District of Columbia (1871–1875)
  Chivington, John Milton Colonel, USV (April, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Appointment as Brigadier General, USV withdrawn February 12, 1863
  Churchill, Sylvester Colonel, USA (June 25, 1841) Brigadier General, USA (September 23, 1847) Inspector General, U.S. Army (1841–1861) Retired September 25, 1861
  Chrysler, Morgan Henry Brigadier General, USV (November 11, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Clark, William Thomas Brigadier General, USV (May 31, 1865) Major General, USV (November 24, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Texas (1869–1872)
  Clay, Cassius Marcellus Major General, USV (April 11, 1862)   Rejected appointment and resigned, March 11, 1863 U.S. minister to Russia (1863–1869)
  Clay, Cecil Lieutenant Colonel, USV (November 19, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Chaffin’s Farm (September 29, 1864)
  Clayton, Powell Brigadier General, USV (August 1, 1864)   Governor of Arkansas (1868–1871) U.S. Senator from Arkansas (1871–1877) U.S. minister to Mexico (1897–1898); U.S. Ambassador to Mexico (1898–1905)
  Clendenin, David Ramsay Lieutenant Colonel, USV (December 5, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (July 11, 1865) Mustered out July 17, 1865 Commissioner, Lincoln assassination trial
  Cluseret, Gustave Paul Brigadier General, USV (October 14, 1862)   Arrested on unspecified charges, January, 1863 Resigned March 2, 1863 Volunteer appointment never confirmed
  Cobb, Amasa Colonel, USV (September 29, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Wisconsin (1863–1871)
  Cobham, George Ashworth, Jr. Colonel, USV (November 7, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (July 19, 1864) KIA, Battle of Peachtree Creek (July 20, 1864)
  Coburn, John Colonel, USV (September 16, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Indiana (1867–1875)
  Cochrane, John Brigadier General, USV (July 17, 1862)   Resigned February 25, 1862 U.S. Congressman from New York (1857–1861)
  Cockerill, Joseph Randolph Colonel, USV (December 20, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1857–1859)
  Cogswell, William Colonel, USV (June 26, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (December 15, 1864) U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts (1887–1895)
  Collis, Charles Henry Tucker Colonel, USV (December 1, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Fredericksburg (December 13, 1862) Mustered out May 29, 1865
  Comly, James Munroe Stuart Colonel, USV (January 11, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. minister to Hawai’i (1877–1882)
  Connor, Patrick Edward Brigadier General, USV (March 30, 1863) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Connor, Selden Brigadier General, USV (June 11, 1864)   Governor of Maine (1876–1879)
  Cook, John Brigadier General, USV (March 21, 1862) Major General, USV (August 24, 1865)  
  Cooke, Philip St. George Brigadier General, USA (November 12, 1861) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1827 Father of General John Rogers Cooke, CSA Father-in-law of General James Ewell Brown Stuart, CSA
  Cooper, James Brigadier General, USV (May 17, 1861)   Died March 28, 1863 U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania (1849–1843) U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania (1849–1855)
  Cooper, Joseph Alexander Brigadier General, USV (July 30, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Copeland, Joseph Tarr Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Resigned November 8, 1865
  Corcoran, Michael Brigadier General, USV (July 21, 1861)   Died in riding accident December 22, 1863
  Corse, John Murray Brigadier General, USV (August 11, 1863) Major General, USV (October 5, 1864) USMA (class of 1857), withdrew 1855
  Couch, Darius Nash Major General, USV (July 4, 1862)   USMA, 1846 Resigned May 26, 1865
  Coughlin, John Lieutenant Colonel, USV (September 5, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (April 9, 1865) MOH, Battle of Swift’s Creek (May 9, 1864)
  Cowdin, Robert Brigadier General, USV (September 26, 1862)   Appointment expired March 4, 1863 Relieved and mustered out March 30, 1863
  Cox, Jacob Dolson Major General (December 7, 1864)   Original appointment as Major General, USV (October 6, 1862) expired March 4, 1863 Resigned June 27, 1864 Governor of Ohio (1866–1867) United States Secretary of the Interior (1869–1870) U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1877–1879)
  Craig, James Brigadier General, USV (March 21, 1862)   Resigned May 5, 1863 U.S. Congressman from Missouri (1857–1861)
  Crawford, Samuel Johnson Colonel, USV (November 1, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned November 7, 1864 Governor of Kansas (1865–1868)
  Crawford, Samuel Wylie, M.D. Lieutenant Colonel, USA (February 17, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (April 25, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (August 1, 1864)  
  Crittenden, Thomas Leonidas Major General, USV (July 17, 1862)   Resigned December 13, 1864 Son of Senator John Jordan Crittenden Brother of General George Bibb Crittenden, CSA Cousin of Thomas Turpin Crittenden
  Crittenden, Thomas Turpin Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1862)   Resigned May 5, 1863 Nephew of Senator John Jordan Crittenden Cousin of Thomas Leonidas Crittenden and General George Bibb Crittenden, CSA
  Crocker, Marcellus Monroe Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   USMA (class of 1851), withdrew 1849 Died of illness August 26, 1865
  Crook, George Captain, USA (May 14, 1861) Major General, USV (October 21, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1852
  Croxton, John Thomas Brigadier General, USV (July 30, 1864) Major General, USV (April 27, 1865) U.S. minister to Bolivia (1873–1874)
  Cruft, Charles Brigadier General, USV (July 16, 1862) Major General, USV (March 5, 1865)  
  Cullum, George Washington Lieutenant Colonel, USA (March 3, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (November 1, 1861) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1833 Superintendent, USMA (1864–1866) Created the Cullum number system to identify USMA graduates Brother-in-law to Schuyler Hamilton (married widow of Henry Wager Halleck)
  Cummings, Alexander Colonel, USV (October 24, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (April 19, 1865) Territorial Governor of Colorado (1865–1867)
  Curtis, Newton Martin Brigadier General, USV (January 15, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, First Battle of Fort Fisher (January 15, 1865) U.S. Congressman from New York (1891–1897)
  Curtis, Samuel Ryan Major General, USV (March 21, 1862)   USMA, 1831 U.S. Congressman from Iowa (1857–1861)
  Custer, George Armstrong Captain, USA (June 5, 1862) Major General, USV (April 15, 1865) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1861
  Cutcheon, Byron Mac Colonel, USV (January 8, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH for actions at Horseshoe Bend, Kentucky (May 10, 1863) Resigned March 6, 1865 U.S. Congressman from Michigan (1883–1891)
  Cutler, Lysander Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (August 19, 1864) Resigned June 30, 1865
  Daggett, Aaron Simon Lieutenant Colonel, USV (January 23, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Last surviving brevet general (d. May 14, 1938)
  Dana, Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   USMA, 1842 Resigned May 27, 1865
  Davidson, John Wynn Major, USA (November 14, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (February 3, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1845
  Davies, Henry Eugene Major General, USV (May 4, 1865)   Nephew of Thomas Alfred Davies
  Davies, Thomas Alfred Brigadier General, USV (March 7, 1862) Major General, USV (July 11, 1865) USMA, 1829 Uncle of Henry Eugene Davies
  Davis, Edmund Jackson Brigadier General, USV (November 10, 1864)   Governor of Texas (1870–1874)
  Davis, Jefferson Columbus Captain, USA (May 14, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (December 18, 1861) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (August 8, 1864) Shot and killed Major General William Nelson in a private altercation (September 29, 1862)
  Dawes, Rufus Robinson Colonel, USV (July 5, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned August 10, 1864 U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1881–1883) Father of Vice President Charles Gates Dawes
  Deitzler, George Washington Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Resigned August 27, 1863
  Delafield, Richard Brigadier General, USA (April 22, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1818 Superintendent, USMA (1838–1845, 1856–1861, 1861) Chief of Engineers (1864–1866)
  Dennis, Elias Smith Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Dent, Frederick Tracy Lieutenant Colonel, USA (March 20, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (April 5, 1865) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1843 Brother-in-law of Ulysses S. Grant
  Denver, James W. Brigadier General, USV (August 14, 1861)   Resigned March 5, 1863 U.S. Congressman from California (1855–1857) Territorial Governor of Kansas (1857–1858) Namesake of Denver, Colorado
  De Russy, Gustavus Adolphus Captain, USA (August 17, 1857) Brigadier General, USV (May 23, 1863) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA (class of 1839), resigned in 1838 Son of René Edward De Russy Brother-in-law of Henry Jackson Hunt and Lewis Cass Hunt
  De Russy, René Edward Colonel, USA (March 3, 1863) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1812 Superintendent, USMA (1833–1838) Father of Gustavus Adolphus De Russy Father-in-law of Henry Jackson Hunt and Lewis Cass Hunt
  De Trobriand, Philippe Régis Dénis de Keredern Brigadier General, USV (January 5, 1864) Major General, USV (April 9, 1865)  
  Devens, Charles Jr. Brigadier General, USV (April 15, 1862) Major General, USV (April 3, 1865) Commander-in-chief, GAR (1873–1875) Attorney General of the United States (1877–1881)
  Devin, Thomas Casimer Brigadier General, USV (October 19, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Deweese, John Thomas Lieutenant Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Indiana (1868–1870)
  Dewey, Joel Allen Brigadier General, USV (November 20, 1865)   Last Civil War general appointed
  Diven, Alexander Samuel Colonel, USV (October 21, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (August 30, 1864) Resigned May 11, 1863 U.S. Congressman from New York (1861–1863)
  Dix, John Adams Major General, USV (May 16, 1861)   Resigned November 30, 1865 U.S. Senator from New York (1845–1849) Secretary of the Treasury (1861) U.S. minister to France (1866–1869) Governor of New York (1873–1874) Highest-ranking volunteer officer
  Dodge, Charles Cleveland Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Resigned June 12, 1863
  Dodge, Grenville Mellen Major General, USV (June 7, 1864)   U.S. Congressman from Iowa (1867–1869) Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1907–1909)
  Doolittle, Charles Camp Brigadier General, USV (January 27, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Doubleday, Abner Lieutenant Colonel, USA (September 20, 1863) Major General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1842 Aimed first cannon to return fire from Fort Sumter
  Dow, Neal Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1862)   Resigned November 30, 1864
  Drake, Francis Marion Lieutenant Colonel, USV (October 4, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (February 22, 1865) Governor of Iowa (1896–1898)
  Draper, William Francis Lieutenant Colonel, USV (August 9, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts (1893–1897) U.S. Ambassador to Italy (1897–1900)
  Duffié, Alfred Napoleon Alexander (aka. Duffie, Alfred Nattie) Brigadier General, USV (June 23, 1863)    
  Dumont, Ebenezer Brigadier General, USV (September 3, 1861)   Resigned February 28, 1863 U.S. Congressman from Indiana (1863–1867)
  Dunn, William McKee Lieutenant Colonel, USA (June 22, 1864) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Indiana (1859–1863)
  Duryée, Abram Brigadier General, USV (August 31, 1861) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned January 5, 1863
  Dutton, Arthur Henry Captain, USA (October 2, 1863) Colonel, USV (September 5, 1862) Colonel, USA (May 26, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (May 16, 1864) USMA, 1861 DOW, Battle of Proctor’s Creek (w. May 16, 1864, d. June 5, 1864)
  Duval, Isaac Hardin Brigadier General, USV (September 24, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from West Virginia (1869–1871)
  Dwight, William Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   USMA (class of 1853), discharged January 31, 1853
  Dyer, Alexander Brydie Brigadier General, USA (September 12, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1837 Chief of Ordnance (1864–1874)
  Eaton, Amos Beebe Brigadier General, USA (June 29, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1826 Commissary General of Subsistence (1864–1874)
  Edgerton, Alonzo Jay Colonel, USV (February 15, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Senator from Minnesota (1881)
  Edwards, John Brigadier General (September 24, 1864)   U.S. Congressman from Arkansas (1871 – February 8, 1872) Removed from seat when election was successfully contested
  Edwards, Oliver Brigadier General, USV (May 19, 1865) Major General, USV (April 5, 1865)  
  Egan, Thomas Washington Brigadier General, USV (September 3, 1864) Major General, USV (October 27, 1864)  
  Ekin, James A. Lieutenant Colonel, USA (July 29, 1865) Colonel, USV (August 2, 1864) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (March 8, 1865) Commissioner on Lincoln assassination trial
  Ellet, Alfred Washington Brigadier General, USV (November 1, 1862)   Resigned, December 31, 1864 Brother of Charles Ellet, Jr. Uncle of Charles Rivers Ellet
  Elliott, Washington Lafayette Major, USA (November 5, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (June 11, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA (class of 1845), left in 1844
  Ellis, Augustus van Horne Colonel, USV (September 5, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (July 2, 1863) KIA, Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863) Last brevet brigadier general commission issued (February 20, 1869)
  Elstner, George Ruter Lieutenant Colonel, USV (July 1, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (August 8. 1864) KIA, Battle of Utoy Creek (August 8, 1864)
  Emory, William Helmsley Colonel, USA (October 27, 1863) Major General, USV (September 25, 1865) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1831 Namesake of Emory Peak
  Enochs, William Henry Colonel, USV (December 23, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Mustered out July 21, 1865 U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1891–1893)
  Estes, Llewellyn Garrish Major, USV (February 2, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH for leading a charge over a burning bridge crossing the Flint River (August 30, 1864)
  Estey, George Peabody (aka. George Peabody Este) Brigadier General, USV (June 26, 1865)    
  Eustis, Henry Lawrence Brigadier General (September 12, 1863)   USMA, 1842 Resigned, June 27, 1864
  Ewing, Charles Captain, USA (May 14, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (March 8, 1865) Colonel, USA (March 13, 1865) Son of Thomas Ewing Brother of Thomas Ewing, Jr. Brother of Hugh Boyle Ewing Brother-in-law of William Tecumseh Sherman
  Ewing, Hugh Boyle Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, class of 1848, never graduated U.S. minister to the Netherlands (1866–1870) Son of Thomas Ewing Brother of Thomas Ewing, Jr. Brother of Charles Ewing Brother-in-law of William Tecumseh Sherman
  Ewing, Thomas Jr. Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1863) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned February 23, 1865 U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1877–1881) Son of Thomas Ewing Brother of Charles Ewing Brother of Hugh Boyle Ewing Brother-in-law of William Tecumseh Sherman
  Fairchild, Lucius Captain, USA (August, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (October 13, 1863)   Resigned November, 1863 Governor of Wisconsin (1866–1872) U.S. minister to Spain (1880–1881) Commander-in-chief, GAR (1886–1887) Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1893–1895)
  Farnsworth, Elon John Brigadier General, USV (June 29, 1863)   KIA, Battle of Gettysburg (July 3, 1863) Nephew of John Franklin Farnsworth
  Farnsworth, John Franklin Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Resigned March 4, 1863 U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1857–1861, 1863–1873) Uncle of Elon John Farnsworth
  Ferrero, Edward Brigadier General, USV (May 6, 1863) Major General, USV (December, 1864) Original appointment as Brigadier General, USV (September 10, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
  Ferry, Orris S. Brigadier General, USV (March 17, 1862) Major General, USV (May 23, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Connecticut (1859–1861) U.S. Senator from Connecticut (1867–1875)
  Fessenden, Francis Captain, USA Major General, USV (November 9, 1865)   Son of Secretary of the Treasury William Pitt Fessenden Brother of James Deering Fessenden
  Fessenden, James Deering Brigadier General, USV (August 8, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Son of Secretary of the Treasury William Pitt Fessenden Brother of Francis Fessenden
  Finley, Clement Alexander Colonel, USA (May 15, 1861) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) Surgeon General (1861–1862) Retired April 14, 1862
  Fisher, Benjamin Franklin Colonel, USA Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Chief Signal Officer (1864–1865)
  Fisk, Clinton Bowen Brigadier General, USV (November 24, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Fletcher, Thomas Clement Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Governor of Missouri (1865–1869)
  Force, Manning Ferguson Brigadier General, USV (August 11, 1863) Major General, USV MOH, Battle of Atlanta (July 22, 1864) Brother-in-law of John Pope
  Forsyth, James W. Captain, USA (October 24, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (March 19, 1865) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1856
  Foster, John Gray Captain, USA Major General, USV (July 18, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1846
  Foster, Robert Sanford Brigadier General, USV (June 12, 1863) Major General, USV Commissioner on Lincoln assassination trial
  Franchot, Richard Hansen Colonel, USV (August 23, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from New York (1861–1863)
  Francine, Louis Raymond Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (July 2, 1863) DOW, Battle of Gettysburg (w. July 2, 1863, d. July 18, 1863)
  Franklin, William Buel Colonel, USA (May 14, 1861) Major General, USV (July 4, 1862)   USMA, 1843
  Frémont, John Charles Major General, USA (May 14, 1861)   Resigned June 4, 1864 U.S. Senator from California (1850–1851) Territorial Governor of Arizona (1878–1887) Son-in-law of Senator Thomas Hart Benton
  French, William H. Colonel, USA Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   USMA, 1837 Mustered out of volunteer service May 6, 1864
  Fry, James Barnet Brigadier General, USA (April 21, 1864) Major General, USA USMA, 1847 Provost Marshal General (1863–1866)
  Fry, Speed Smith Brigadier General, USV (March 21, 1862)    
  Fuller, John Wallace Brigadier General, USV (January 5, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Gamble, William Brigadier General, USV (September 25, 1865)    
  Gardiner, Alexander Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (September 19, 1864) DOW, Battle of Opequon (w. September 19, 1864, d. October 7, 1864)
  Garfield, James Abram Major General, USV (September 19, 1863)   Resigned December 5, 1863 U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1863–1881) 20th President of the United States (1881) Second President to die by assassination
  Garrard, Kenner First Lieutenant, USA Brigadier General, USV (July 23, 1863) Major General, USA (March 13, 1863) Major General, USV (December 16, 1864) USMA, 1851 First cousin (once removed) of Theophilus Toulmin Garrard
  Garrard, Theophilus Toulmin Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Mustered out April 4, 1864 First cousin (once removed) of Kenner Garrard
  Geary, John White Brigadier General, USV (April 25, 1862) Major General, USV (January 12, 1865) Territorial Governor of Kansas (1856–1857) Governor of Pennsylvania (1867–1873)
  Getty, George Washington Captain, USA Brigadier General, USV (September 25, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (August, 1864) USMA, 1840
  Gibbon, John Captain, USA Major General, USV (June 7, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1847 Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1895–1896)
  Gibbs, Alfred Captain, USA Brigadier General, USV (October 19, 1864) Major General, USA Major General, USV USMA, 1846
  Giesy, Henry Hensel Major, USV Brigadier General, USV (May 29, 1864) DOW, Battle of Dallas (w. May 28, 1864, d. May 29, 1864)
  Gilbert, Charles Champion Major, USA (July, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (September 4, 1862) Colonel, USA USMA, 1846 Appointment expired, March 4, 1863 Assigned to duty as “acting” Major General (August, 1862) by Horatio Gouverneur Wright
  Gilbert, James Isham Brigadier General, USV (February 9, 1865) Major General, USV  
  Gillem, Alvan Cullem Captain, USA (July 12, 1861) Major General, USV (November 3, 1865) Major General, USA (April 12, 1865) USMA, 1851
  Gillmore, Quincy Adams Major, USA (June 1, 1863) Major General, USV (July 10, 1863) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1851
  Gobin, John Peter Shindel Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Commander-in-Chief, GAR (1897)
  Gordon, George Henry Brigadier General, USV (June 9, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1846
  Gorman, Willis A. Brigadier General, USV (September 7, 1861)   Mustered out May 4, 1864 Territorial Governor of Minnesota (1853–1857)
  Gowen, George Washington Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (April 2, 1865) KIA, Fall of Petersburg (April 2, 1865)
  Graham, Charles Kinnaird Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Graham, Lawrence Pike Colonel, USA (1864) Brigadier General, USV (August, 1861) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865)  
  Granger, Gordon Major General, USV (September 17, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1845
  Granger, Robert Seaman Major, USA (September, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (October, 1862) Major General, USA USMA, 1838
  Grant, Lewis Addison Brigadier General, USV (April 27, 1864)   MOH, Battle of Salem Church (May 3, 1863)
  Grant, Ulysses Simpson (b. Grant, Hiram Ulysses) Lieutenant General, USA (March 4, 1864)   USMA, 1843 Received the Thanks of Congress (December 17, 1863) Received the Congressional Gold Medal (December 17, 1863) First full-grade Lieutenant General since George Washington First General since George Washington (July 25, 1866) General-in-Chief (1864–1869) 18th President of the United States (1869–1877)
  Green, William Nelson, Jr. Lieutenant Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (April 9, 1864) DOW, Battle of Pleasant Hill (w. April 9, 1864, d. May 13, 1864)
  Greene, George Sears Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1862)   USMA, 1823
  Greene, Oliver Duff Major, USA Lieutenant Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1854 MOH, Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862)
  Gregg, David McMurtrie Captain, USA (1861) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   USMA, 1855 Resigned February 3, 1865 Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1903–1905) Cousin of Pennsylvania Governor Andrew Gregg Curtin
  Gresham, Walter Quintin Brigadier General, USV (August 11, 1883) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned due to wounds, 1863 Postmaster General (1883–1884) Secretary of the Treasury (1884) Secretary of State (1893–1895)
  Grierson, Benjamin Henry Major General, USV (May 27, 1865)    
  Griffin, Charles Captain, USA Major General, USV (April 2, 1865) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1847 Brother-in-law of Samuel Sprigg
  Griffin, Simon Goodell Brigadier General, USV (May 12, 1864) Major General, USV (April 2, 1865)  
  Grose, William Brigadier General, USV (July 30, 1864) Major General, USV (August 13, 1865)  
  Grosvenor, Charles Henry Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1885–1891, 1893–1907)
  Grover, Cuvier Captain, USA Brigadier General, USV (April 14, 1862) Major General, USA Major General, USV USMA, 1850
  Grubb, Edward Burd, Jr. Colonel, USV (March 1863) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. minister to Spain (1890–1892)
  Hackleman, Pleasant Adam Brigadier General, USV (April 20, 1862)   KIA, Battle of Corinth (October 3, 1862)
  Halleck, Henry Wager Major General, USA (August 19, 1861)   General-in-Chief, U.S. Army (July 23, 1862 – March 12, 1864) Chief of staff, U.S. Army (March 12, 1864-May, 1865)
  Hamblin, Joseph Eldridge Brigadier General, USV (May 19, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Hamilton, Andrew J. Brigadier General, USV (September 18, 1863)   First appointment as Brigadier General (November 14, 1862) never ratified Reconstruction Governor of Texas (June, 1865-August, 1866)
  Hamilton, Charles Smith Major General, USV (September 19, 1862)   USMA, 1843 Resigned, April 13, 1863
  Hamilton, Schuyler Colonel, USA Brigadier General, USV (November 12, 1861)   USMA, 1841 Grandson of Alexander Hamilton Brother-in-law of Henry W. Halleck; later brother-in-law to George Washington Cullum Nominated Major General, USV (September 17, 1862), never confirmed due to illness Resigned February 27, 1863
  Hamlin, Charles Major, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Son of Vice President Hannibal Hamlin Brother of Cyrus Hamlin
  Hamlin, Cyrus Colonel, USA (February 12, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (December 13, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Son of Vice President Hannibal Hamlin Brother of Charles Hamlin
  Hammond, John Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from New York (1879–1883)
  Hammond, William Alexander Brigadier General, USA (April 25, 1862)   Surgeon General (1862–1864) Dismissed from service, August 18, 1864
  Hancock, Winfield Scott Brigadier General, USA (August 12, 1864) Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   USMA, 1844 Received the Thanks of Congress (April 21, 1866) Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1879–1886)
  Hardie, James Allen Colonel, USA (March, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1843 Appointed Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862), appointment revoked January 22, 1863
  Hardin, Martin Davis Major, USA Brigadier General, USV (July 2, 1864) Brigadier General, USA USMA, 1859
  Harding, Abner Clark Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1863)   Resigned June, 1863 U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1865–1869)
  Harker, Charles Garrison Brigadier General, USV (April 10, 1864)   USMA, 1858 KIA, Battle of Kennesaw Mountain (June 26, 1864)
  Harland, Edward Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)    
  Harney, William Selby Brigadier General, USA (June 14, 1858) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865)  
  Harriman, Walter Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Governor of New Hampshire (1867–1869)
  Harris, Andrew Lintner Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Governor of Ohio (1906–1909)
  Harris, Thomas Maley Brigadier General, USV (March 29, 1865)   Commissioner on Lincoln assassination trial
  Harrison, Benjamin Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (January 23, 1865) U.S. Senator from Indiana (1881–1887) 23rd President of the United States (1889–1893)
  Harrow, William Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Relieved, September 1864 Resigned, April 7, 1865
  Hartranft, John F. Brigadier General, USV (May 12, 1864) Major General, USV (March 28, 1865) MOH, First Battle of Bull Run Provost Marshal, Lincoln Assassination trial Commander-in-chief, GAR (1875–1877) Governor of Pennsylvania (1873–1879)
  Hartsuff, George Lucas Lieutenant Colonel, USA Major General, USV (November 19, 1862) Major General, USA USMA, 1852
  Hascall, Milo Smith Brigadier General, USV (April 25, 1862)   USMA, 1852 Recommended for promotion to Major General, USV, September 12, 1864; no action taken Resigned, October 27, 1864
  Haskin, Joseph Abel Lieutenant Colonel, USA Brigadier General, USV (August 5, 1864) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1839
  Hatch, Edward Brigadier General, USV (April 27, 1864) Major General, USV  
  Hatch, John Porter Major, USA (1863) Brigadier General, USV (September 28, 1861) Brigadier General, USA Major General, USV USMA, 1845 MOH, Battle of South Mountain
  Haupt, Herman Colonel, USA (April 27, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (September 5, 1862)   USMA, 1835 Refused commission as Brigadier General, resigned September 14, 1863
  Hawkins, Isaac Roberts Lieutenant Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Tennessee (1866–1871)
  Hawkins, John Parker Captain, USA Brigadier General, USV (April 13, 1863) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1852 Brother-in-law of E.R.S. Canby
  Hawley, Joseph Roswell Brigadier General, USV (September 13, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Governor of Connecticut (1866–1867) U.S. Congressman from Connecticut (1872–1875, 1879–1881) U.S. Senator from Connecticut (1881–1905)
  Hayes, Joseph Brigadier General, USV (May 12, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Hayes, Philip Cornelius Lieutenant Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1877–1881)
  Hayes, Rutherford Birchard Brigadier General, USV (October 19, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned commission, June, 1865 U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1865–1867) Governor of Ohio (1868–1872, 1876–1877) 19th President of the United States (1877–1881) Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1886, 1888–1893)
  Haynie, Isham N. Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Commission never confirmed by Senate, expired March 4, 1863 Resigned, March 6, 1863
  Hays, Alexander Captain, USA Brigadier General, USV (September 29, 1862) Colonel, USA Major General, USV (May 5, 1864) USMA, 1844 KIA, Battle of the Wilderness (May 5, 1864)
  Hays, William Major, USA (1863) Brigadier General, USV (December 27, 1862)   USMA, 1840 Relieved of duty, April 6, 1865
  Hazen, William Babcock Colonel, USA Major General, USV (December 13, 1864) Major General, USA USMA, 1856
  Heckman, Charles Adam Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Relieved, March 23, 1865 Resigned, May 25, 1865
  Heintzelman, Samuel P. Colonel, USA (May 14, 1861) Major General, USV (May 5, 1862)   USMA, 1826
  Henderson, Thomas Jefferson Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (November 30, 1864) U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1875–1895)
  Henry, Guy Vernor First Lieutenant, USA Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (October 28, 1864) USMA, 1861 MOH, Battle of Cold Harbor
  Henry, William Wirt Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 7, 1865) MOH, Battle of Cedar Creek
  Herron, Francis Jay Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Youngest Major General MOH, Battle of Pea Ridge
  Hill, Sylvester Gardner Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (December 15, 1864) KIA, Battle of Nashville (December 15, 1864)
  Hinks, Edward Winslow (b. Hincks, Edward Winslow; aka Hinks, Edward Ward) Second Lieutenant, USA (April 26, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Brigadier General, USA (March 2, 1867) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned regular Army commission June 4, 1861, returned to regular service after the war
  Hitchcock, Ethan Allen Colonel, USA Major General, USV (February 10, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (1848) USMA, 1817 Grandson of Ethan Allen
  Hobart, Harrison Carroll Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (January 12, 1865) Involved in Libby Prison Escape, February 10, 1864
  Hobson, Edward H. Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)    
  Hoffman, William Colonel, USA Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1829 Commissary-General of Prisoners
  Holt, Joseph Brigadier General, USA (June 22, 1864)   Postmaster General (1859–1860) Secretary of War (1861–1862) Judge Advocate General Presiding judge on the Lincoln assassination trial
  Hooker, Joseph Brigadier General, USA (September 20, 1862) Major General, USV (May 5, 1862)   USMA, 1837 Received Thanks of Congress (January 28, 1864)
  Hovey, Alvin P. Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1862) Major General, USV (June 4, 1864) U.S. minister to Peru (1866–1870) U.S. Congressman (1887–1889) Governor of Indiana (1889–1891)
  Hovey, Charles Edward Brigadier General, USV (September 5, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Commission never confirmed, expired March 4, 1863 Resigned due to wounds, May, 1863
  Howard, Oliver Otis Brigadier General, USA (December 21, 1864) Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   USMA, 1854 MOH, Battle of Fair Oaks Received Thanks of Congress (January 28, 1864) Commissioner of the Freedmen’s Bureau (1865–1871) Superintendent, USMA (1881–1882)
  Howe, Albion Parris Captain, USA (1855) Brigadier General, USV (June 22, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1841 Commissioner on Lincoln assassination trail
  Howell, Joshua B. Brigadier General, USV (September 12, 1864)   Posthumous promotion Died in riding accident, September 12, 1864
  Hoyt, Henry Martyn, Sr. Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Governor of Pennsylvania (1879–1883)
  Hubbard, Lucius Frederick Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (December 16, 1864) Governor of Minnesota (1882–1887)
  Hubbard, Thomas Hamlin Colonel, USV (June 2, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1913–1915) Son of Governor of Maine John Hubbard
  Humphrey, Thomas William Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (June 10, 1864) KIA, Battle of Brice’s Crossroads (June 10, 1864)
  Humphreys, Andrew Atkinson Colonel, USA Major General, USV (July 8, 1863) Major General, USA USMA, 1831
  Hunt, Henry Jackson Lieutenant Colonel, USA Brigadier General, USV (September 15, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (1863) USMA, 1839 Brother of Lewis Cass Hunt Son-in-law of René Edward De Russy Brother-in-law of John Parker Hawkins and Gustavus Adolphus De Russy
  Hunt, Lewis Cass Major, USA (1863)Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Brigadier General, USA (1865) USMA, 1847 Brother of Henry Jackson Hunt Son-in-law of René Edward De Russy Brother-in-law of John Parker Hawkins and Gustavus Adolphus De Russy
  Hunter, David Colonel, USA Major General, USV (August 13, 1861) Major General, USA USMA, 1822 Presiding Commissioner on Lincoln assassination trial
  Hunter, Morton Craig Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Indiana (1867–1869, 1873–1879)
  Hurlbut, Stephen A. Major General, USV (September 17, 1862)   Mustered out of service for alleged corruption, June 20, 1865 First commander-in-chief, GAR (1866–1868) U.S. minister to Colombia (1869–1872) U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1873–1877) U.S. minister to Peru (1881–1882)
  Hyde, Thomas Worcester Colonel, USV Major General, USV (April 2, 1865) MOH, Battle of Antietam
  Ingalls, Rufus Major, USA (1862) Brigadier General, USV (May 23, 1863) Major General, USA Major General, USV USMA, 1843
  Irvine, William Lieutenant Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from New York (1859–1861)
  Jackson, Conrad Feger Brigadier General, USV (July 17, 1862)   KIA, Battle of Fredericksburg (December 13, 1862)
  Jackson, James Streshly Brigadier General, USV (July 19, 1862)   U.S. Congressman from Kentucky (1861) KIA, Battle of Perryville (October 8, 1862)
  Jackson, Nathaniel James Brigadier General, USV (September 24, 1862) Major General, USV  
  Jackson, Richard Henry Captain, USA (1862) Brigadier General, USV (May 19, 1865) Brigadier General, USA Major General, USV  
  Jacobs, Ferris, Jr. Lieutenant Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from New York (1881–1883)
  Jameson, Charles Davis Brigadier General, USV (September 3, 1861)   d. November 6, 1862 of illness
  Johnson, Andrew Brigadier General, USV (March 4, 1862)   U.S. Congressman from Tennessee (1843–1853) Governor of Tennessee (1853–1857, 1875) U.S. Senator from Tennessee (1857–1862) Military Governor of Tennessee (1862–1864) 16th Vice President of the United States (1865) 17th President of the United States (1865–1869)
  Johnson, Robert Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Son of President Andrew Johnson
  Johnson, Richard W. Brigadier General, USV (October 11, 1861) Major General, USA Major General, USV USMA, 1849
  Jones, John Brigadier General    
  Jones, John Sills Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (June 27, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1877–1879)
  Jones, Patrick Henry Brigadier General, USV (December 6, 1864)    
  Judah, Henry Moses Major, USA (June 30, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 21, 1862)   USMA, 1843
  Kane, Thomas Leiper Brigadier General, USV (September 7, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned November, 1863
  Kautz, August Valentin Captain, USA (May, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (May 7, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1852 Commissioner, Lincoln assassination trial
  Kearny, Philip Brigadier General, USV (May 17, 1861)   KIA, Battle of Chantilly (September 1, 1862)
  Keifer, Joseph Warren Colonel, USV Major General, USV (April 9, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1877–1885, 1905–1911) Speaker of the House (1881–1883)
  Keim, William High Brigadier General, USV (September 20, 1861)   Died of illness, May 18, 1862
  Kelley, Benjamin Franklin Brigadier General, USV (May 17, 1861) Major General, USV (August 5, 1864)  
  Kenly, John Reese Brigadier General, USV (August 22, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Kennedy, Robert Patterson Colonel, USV (April 14, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1887–1891)
  Ketcham, John Henry Brigadier General, USV (October 23, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from New York (1865–1873, 1877–1893, 1897–1906)
  Ketchum, William Scott Colonel, USA (1864) Brigadier General, USV (February 3, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1834
  Keyes, Erasmus Darwin Colonel, USA (1861) Major General, USV (May 5, 1862) Brigadier General, USA USMA, 1832 Resigned, May 6, 1864
  Kiernan, James Lawlor Brigadier General, USV (August 1, 1863)   Resigned August 3, 1864
  Kilpatrick, Hugh Judson Major General, USV (June 18, 1865) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1861 U.S. minister to Chile (1866–1870, 1881)
  Kimball, Nathan Brigadier General, USV (April 16, 1862) Major General, USV (February 1, 1865)  
  King, John Haskell Colonel, USA (1865) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (May 31, 1865)  
  King, Rufus Brigadier General, USV (May 17, 1861)   USMA, 1833 Resigned October 1863 U.S. minister to the Papal States (1863–1867) Appointed minister in 1861, took a leave of absence to join the Army
  Kirby, Dennis Thomas Lieutenant Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Siege of Vicksburg (May 22, 1863)
  Kirby, Edmund First Lieutenant, USA (1861) Brigadier General, USV (May 28, 1863)   USMA, 1861 DOW, Second Battle of Fredericksburg (w. May 3, 1863, d. May 28, 1863)
  Kirk, Edward Needles Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   DOW, Battle of Stones River (w. December 31, 1862, d. July 21, 1863)
  Kitching, John Howard Colonel, USV (April 26, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (August 1, 1864) DOW, Battle of Cedar Creek (w. October 19, 1864, d. January 10, 1865)
  Knipe, Joseph Farmer Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)    
  Krzyzanowski, Wladimir Colonel, USV (1861) Brigadier General, USV (March 2, 1865) First cousin of Frédéric Chopin Appointment as Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) expired March 4, 1863, but served at that rank most of the war
  Lander, Frederick West Brigadier General, USV (May 17, 1861)   Died of illness, March 2, 1862
  Lane, James H. Brigadier General, USV (December 18, 1861)   U.S. Congressman from Indiana (1853–1855) U.S. Senator from Kansas (1861–1866) Commission cancelled March 21, 1862 Reinstated April 11, 1862
  Latham, George Robert Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from West Virginia (1865–1867)
  Lauman, Jacob G. Brigadier General, USV (March 21, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Relieved of duty, July 15, 1863
  Lawler, Michael Kelly Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Lawrence, Albert Gallatin Captain, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 25, 1865) U.S. minister to Costa Rica (1867–1868) Son-in-law of Brigadier General Joseph Pannell Taylor and President Zachary Taylor Brother-in-law of John McLean Taylor
  Ledlie, James H. Brigadier General, USV (October 27, 1863)   Original appointment as Brigadier General, USV (December 24, 1862) expired March 4, 1863 Relieved of command, July, 1864 Resigned January 23, 1865
  Lee, Albert Lindley Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Resigned May 4, 1865
  Leggett, Mortimer Dormer Major General, USV (August 21, 1865)    
  Lightburn, Joseph Andrew Jackson Brigadier General, USV (March 16, 1863)    
  Littlejohn, DeWitt Clinton Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from New York (1863–1865)
  Lockwood, Henry Hayes Brigadier General, USV (August 8, 1861)   USMA, 1836
  Logan, John Alexander “Black Jack” Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Commander-in-chief, GAR (1868–1871) U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1859–1861, 1867–1871) U.S. Senator from Illinois (1871–1877, 1879–1886)
  Long, Eli Captain, USA (May 24, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (August 18, 1864) Major General, USA Major General, USV  
  Love, George Maltby Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 7, 1865) MOH, Battle of Cedar Creek (October 19, 1864)
  Lowell, Charles Russell Brigadier General, USV (October 19, 1864)   KIA, Battle of Cedar Creek (October 19, 1864)
  Lucas, Thomas John Brigadier General, USV (November 10, 1864) Major General, USV (March 26, 1865)  
  Lyon, Nathaniel Captain, USA Brigadier General, USV (May 17, 1861)   USMA, 1841 KIA, Battle of Wilson’s Creek (August 10, 1861) First Union general killed during the war Received the Thanks of Congress (December 24, 1861)
  Lytle, William Haines Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   KIA, Battle of Chickamauga (September 20, 1863)
  McArthur, John Brigadier General, USV (March 21, 1862) Major General, USV  
  McCall, George Archibald Brigadier General, USV (May 15, 1861)   USMA, 1822 Resigned March 31, 1863
  McCleery, James Major, USV (1865) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Louisiana (1871)
  McClellan, George Brinton Major General, USA (May 14, 1861)   USMA, 1846 General-in-Chief (November 1, 1861 – July 22, 1862) Relieved of duty November 7, 1862 Resigned November 8, 1864 Governor of New Jersey (1878–1881)
  McClernand, John Alexander Major General, USV (May 21, 1862)   Resigned November 30, 1864 U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1843–1851, 1859–1861)
  McConihe, John Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (June 1, 1864) KIA, Battle of Cold Harbor (June 1, 1864)
  McCook, Alexander McDowell Major General, USV (July 17, 1862)   Highest-ranking of the fourteen “Fighting McCooks” Brother of Daniel McCook, Jr., Edwin Stanton McCook, and Robert Latimer McCook Cousin of Anson George McCook and Edward Moody McCook
  McCook, Anson George Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from New York (1877–1883) Secretary of the United States Senate (1883–1893) Brother of Edward Moody McCook Cousin of Alexander McDowell McCook, Daniel McCook, Jr., Edwin Stanton McCook, and Robert Latimer McCook
  McCook, Daniel, Jr. Brigadier General, USV (July 16, 1864)   DOW, Battle of Kennesaw Mountain (w. June 27, 1864, d. July 17, 1864) Brother of Alexander McDowell McCook, Edwin Stanton McCook, and Robert Latimer McCook Cousin of Anson George McCook and Edward Moody McCook
  McCook, Edward Moody First Lieutenant, USA (May 8, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (April 27, 1864) Brigadier General, USA Major General, USV U.S. minister to Hawai’i (1866–1868) Territorial Governor of Colorado (1869–1873, 1874–1875) Brother of Anson George McCook Cousin of Alexander McDowell McCook, Daniel McCook, Jr., Edwin Stanton McCook, and Robert Latimer McCook
  McCook, Edwin Stanton Colonel, USV Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Brother of Alexander McDowell McCook, Daniel McCook, Jr., and Robert Latimer McCook Cousin of Anson George McCook and Edward Moody McCook
  McCook, Robert Latimer Brigadier General, USV (March 21, 1862)   DOW sustained near Huntsville, Alabama (w. August 5, 1862, d. August 6, 1862) Brother of Alexander McDowell McCook, Daniel McCook, Jr., and Edwin Stanton McCook Cousin of Anson George McCook and Edward Moody McCook
  MacDougall, Clinton Dugald Colonel, USV (January 3, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (February 26, 1865) U.S. Congressman from New York (1873–1877)
  McDowell, Irvin Brigadier General, USA (May 14, 1861) Major General, USV (March 14, 1862)   USMA, 1838
  McGinnis, George Francis Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)    
  McIntosh, John Baillie Second Lieutenant, USA (1861) Brigadier General, USV (July 21, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Brother of General James McQueen McIntosh, CSA
  McKean, Thomas Jefferson Brigadier General, USV (November 21, 1861) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1831
  Mackenzie, Ranald Slidell Captain, USA Brigadier General, USV (1864) Brigadier General, USA Major General, USV USMA, 1862 Nephew of Confederate diplomat John Slidell
  McKinstry, Justus Brigadier General, USV (September 2, 1861)   USMA, 1838 Dismissed from service for corruption, January 28, 1863
  McLean, Nathaniel Collins Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Resigned April 20, 1865
  McMahon, Martin Thomas Colonel, USV Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of White Oak Swamp (June 30, 1862) U.S. minister to Paraguay (1868–1869)
  McMillan, James Winning Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (March 5, 1865) Resigned May 15, 1865
  McNeil, John Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (April 12, 1865) Resigned April 12, 1865
  McNulta, John Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1873–1875)
  McPherson, James Birdseye Brigadier General, USA (August 1, 1863) Major General, USV (October 8, 1862)   USMA, 1853 KIA, Battle of Atlanta (July 22, 1864) Only Union Army commander to be KIA
  Maltby, Jasper Adalmorn Brigadier General, USV (August 4, 1863)    
  Manderson, Charles Frederick Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Senator from Nebraska (1883–1895)
  Mansfield, Joseph King Fenno Brigadier General, USA (May 6, 1861) Major General, USV (July 18, 1862)   USMA, 1822 DOW, Battle of Antietam (w. September 17, 1862, d. September 18, 1862)
  Manson, Mahlon Dickerson Brigadier General, USV (March 24, 1862)   Resigned due to wounds, December 21, 1864 U.S. Congressman from Indiana (1871–1873)
  Marcy, Randolph Barnes Colonel, USA (August 9, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (September 28, 1861) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1832 Inspector General, U.S. Army (1861–1881) Volunteer appointment expired March 4, 1863 Father-in-law of George Brinton McClellan
  Marsh, Charles Carroll Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Appointment withdrawn Resigned April 22, 1863
  Marston, Gilman Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Resigned April 20, 1865 U.S. Congressman from New Hampshire (1859–1863, 1865–1867) U.S. Senator from New Hampshire (1889)
  Martin, James Stewart Colonel, USV (September 18, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (February 28, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1873–1875)
  Martin, John Alexander Colonel, USV (November 1, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Mustered out November 17, 1864 Governor of Kansas (1885–1889)
  Martindale, John Henry Brigadier General, USV (August 9, 1861) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1835 Resigned September 13, 1864
  Mason, John Sanford Major, USA (1864) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Brigadier General, USA (1865) USMA, 1847
  Matthies, Charles Leopold (b. Matthies, Karl Leopold) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   First officer to muster a company of volunteers for U.S. service (January 9, 1861) Resigned May 16, 1864
  Meade, George Gordon Major General, USA (August 18, 1864)   USMA, 1835 Received the Thanks of Congress (January 28, 1864) Namesake of Ft. Meade, Maryland
  Meagher, Thomas Francis Brigadier General, USV (February 3, 1862)   Resigned May 14, 1863, resignation rejected Resigned May 15, 1865
  Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham Brigadier General, USA (May 15, 1861) Major General, USA (July 5, 1864) USMA, 1836 Quartermaster General (1861–1882)
  Meredith, Solomon Brigadier General, USV (October 6, 1862) Major General, USV (August 14, 1865)  
  Meredith, Sullivan Amory Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)    
  Merritt, Wesley Captain, USA (1862) Major General, USV (April 1, 1865) Major General, USA (1865) USMA, 1860 Superintendent, USMA (1882–1887) Military Governor of the Philippines (1898)
  Miles, Nelson Appleton Major General, USV (October 21, 1865)   MOH, Battle of Chancellorsville (May 2–3, 1863) Last General-in-Chief (1895–1902); position replaced with Chief of Staff upon his retirement Military Governor of Puerto Rico (1898) Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1919–1925) Last surviving Major General (d. May 15, 1925)
  Miller, John Franklin Brigadier General, USV (January 5, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Senator from California (1881–1886)
  Miller, Stephen Brigadier General, USV (October 26, 1863)   Resigned January 18, 1864 Governor of Minnesota (1864–1865)
  Milroy, Robert Huston Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)    
  Mindil, George Washington Colonel, USV Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Williamsburg (May 5, 1862)
  Mitchel, Ormsby MacKnight Major General, USV (April 11, 1862)   USMA, 1829 Died of yellow fever, October 30, 1862
  Mitchell, John Grant Brigadier General, USV (January 12, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned July 3, 1865
  Mitchell, Robert Byington Brigadier General, USV (April 8, 1862)   Territorial Governor of New Mexico (1866–1869)
  Montgomery, William Reading Brigadier General, USV (May 17, 1861)   USMA, 1825 Resigned April 4, 1864
  Moonlight, Thomas Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (February 13, 1865) Territorial Governor of Wyoming (1887–1889) U.S. minister to Bolivia (1894–1898)
  Moore, Jesse Hale Colonel, USV (September 13, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (May 15, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1869–1873)
  Moore, Marshall Frank Colonel, USV Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Territorial Governor of Washington (1867–1869)
  Morell, George Webb Brigadier General, USV (August 9, 1861)   USMA, 1835 Appointment as Major General, USV (July 4, 1862) expired March 4, 1863 Mustered out December 15, 1864
  Morgan, Charles Hale Captain, USA (August 5, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (May 21, 1865)   USMA, 1857
  Morgan, Edwin Denison Major General, USV (September 28, 1861)   Resigned January 1, 1863 First (and longest-sitting) Chairman of the Republican National Committee (1856–1864, 1872–1876) Governor of New York (1859–1862) U.S. Senator from New York (1863–1869)
  Morgan, George Washington Brigadier General, USV (November 21, 1861) Brigadier General, USA (1848) USMA (class of 1845), resigned 1843 Resigned volunteer commission June 8, 1863 U.S. minister to Portugal (1858–1861) U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1869-1869, 1871–1873)
  Morgan, James Dada Brigadier General, USV (July 17, 1862) Major General, USV (March 19, 1865)  
  Morris, William Hopkins Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1851
  Morris, William Walton Colonel, USA (November 1, 1861) Brigadier General, USA (June 9, 1862) Major General, USA (December 20, 1865) USMA, 1820
  Morton, James St. Clair Major, USA (July 3, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   USMA, 1851 Resigned volunteer commission November 7, 1863 KIA, Siege of Petersburg (July 17, 1864)
  Mott, Gershom Major General, USV (May 26, 1865)    
  Mower, Joseph Anthony Major General, USV (August 12, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865)  
  Mulholland, St. Clair Augustine Colonel, USV Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Chancellorsville (May 4–5, 1863)
  Mulligan, James Adelbert Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (July 23, 1864) DOW, Second Battle of Kernstown (w. July 23, 1864, d. July 26, 1864)
  Murray, Eli Houston Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 25, 1865) Territorial Governor of Utah (1880–1886)
  Myer, Albert James Colonel, USV (March 13, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Chief Signal Officer (1860–1863, 1866–1880)
  Nagle, James Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1863)   Original appointment as Brigadier General, USV (September 10, 1862) expired March 4, 1863 due to lack of Senate confirmation Resigned, May 9, 1863 Recommissioned as Colonel (July 4, 1863 – August 2, 1863) Recommissioned again as Colonel (1864) Resigned, November 5, 1864
  Naglee, Henry Morris Brigadier General, USV (February 12, 1862)   USMA, 1835 Relieved, September 23, 1863 Mustered out, April 4, 1864
  Negley, James S. Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Relieved, September, 1864 Resigned, January 19, 1865 U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania (1869–1887)
  Neill, Thomas Hewson Major, USA Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1863) Brigadier General, USA Major General, USV USMA, 1847 Superintendent, USMA (1876–1879)
  Nelson, William Major General, USV (July 17, 1862)   Only naval officer in either army to reach major general Shot and killed in a private altercation by Brigadier General Jefferson C. Davis (September 29, 1862)
  Newberry, Walter Cass Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 31, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1891–1893)
  Newton, John Colonel, USA Major General, USV (March 30, 1863) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1842 son of Congressman Thomas Newton, Jr. Volunteer rank revoked April 18, 1864
  Nickerson, Franklin Stillman Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Relieved, July 22, 1864 Resigned May 13, 1865
  Noble, John Willock Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Secretary of the Interior (1889–1893)
  Noyes, Edward Follansbee Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 12, 1865) Governor of Ohio (1872–1874) U.S. minister to France (1877–1881)
  O’Beirne, James Rowan Major, USV, USN Brigadier General, USV (September 26, 1865) MOH, Battle of Fair Oaks (May 31, 1862)
  Oglesby, Richard James “Uncle Dick” Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Resigned, May 26, 1864 Governor of Illinois (1865–1869, 1873, 1885–1889) U.S. Senator from Illinois (1873–1879) Present at the deathbed of Abraham Lincoln
  Oliver, John Morrison Brigadier General, USV (January 12, 1865) Major General, USV  
  Oliver, Paul Ambrose Major, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 8, 1865) MOH, Battle of Resaca (May 15, 1864)
  Opdycke, Emerson (b. Opdycke, Samuel Emerson) Brigadier General, USV (July 26, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Ord, Edward Otho Cresap Colonel, USA Major General, USV (May 3, 1862)   USMA, 1839
  Orme, William Ward Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Resigned, April 20, 1864
  Osborn, Thomas Ogden Brigadier General, USV (May 1, 1865) Major General, USV U.S. minister to Argentina (1874–1885)
  Osterhaus, Peter Joseph Major General, USV (July 23, 1864)    
  Owen, Joshua Thomas Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Commission never confirmed by Senate, expired March 4, 1863 Relieved of duty, June, 1864 Mustered out, July, 1864
  Packard, Jasper Colonel, USV (June 26, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Indiana (1869–1875)
  Paine, Charles Jackson Brigadier General, USV (July 4, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Paine, Eleazar Arthur Brigadier General, USV (September 3, 1861)   USMA, 1839 Resigned April 5, 1865 Cousin of Halbert Eleazer Paine
  Paine, Halbert Eleazer Brigadier General, USV (April 9, 1863)   Resigned May 15, 1865 U.S. Congressman from Wisconsin (1865–1871) Cousin of Eleazer Arthur Paine
  Palmer, Innis Newton Lieutenant Colonel, USA (1863) Brigadier General, USV (September 23, 1861) Brigadier General, USA Major General, USV USMA, 1846
  Palmer, John McCauley Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Governor of Illinois (1869–1873) U.S. Senator from Illinois (1891–1897) Commander-in-chief, GAR (1891–1892)
  Palmer, William Jackson Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (November 6, 1864) MOH for actions at Red Hill, Alabama (January 14, 1865)
  Parke, John Grubb Major General, USV (July 18, 1862) Major General, USA USMA, 1849 Superintendent, USMA (1887–1889)
  Parker, Ely Samuel Lieutenant Colonel, USV (1864) Brigadier general, USV (April 9. 1865) Military secretary to Ulysses S. Grant Highest-ranking Native American in Union service
  Parkhurst, John Gibson Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (May 22, 1865) U.S. minister to Belgium (1888–1889)
  Parsons, Lewis Baldwin Brigadier General, USV (May 11, 1865) Major General, USV  
  Patrick, Marsena Rudolph Brigadier General, USV (March 20, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1835
  Patten, Henry Lyman Major, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) DOW, Second Battle of Deep Bottom (w. August 17, 1864, d. September 10, 1864)
  Patterson, Francis Engle Brigadier General, USV (April 11, 1862)   “Killed by accidental discharge of his own pistol” (November 22, 1862) Son of Robert Patterson Brother-in-law of John Joseph Abercrombie
  Patterson, Robert Major General, USV   Discharged July, 1861 Father of Francis Engle Patterson Father-in-law of John Joseph Abercrombie
  Paul, Gabriel René Brigadier General, USA (February 16, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (April 18, 1863)   Retired February 16, 1865 due to blinding at Battle of Gettysburg (July 1, 1863) USMA, 1834 Original appointment as Brigadier General, USV (September 5, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
  Pearson, Alfred L. Colonel, USV (August 31, 1863) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Lewis’s Farm (March 29, 1865)
  Peck, Frank Henry Lieutenant Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (September 19, 1864) DOW, Battle of Opequon (w. September 19, 1864, d. September 20, 1864)
  Peck, John James Major General, USV (July 4, 1862)   USMA, 1843
  Pennypacker, Galusha Brigadier General, USV (February 18, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Fort Fisher (January 15, 1865) Youngest general in U.S. history
  Penrose, William Henry First Lieutenant, USA (May 14, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (July 27, 1865)    
  Phelps, Charles Edward Colonel, USV (1863) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Spotsylvania (May 8, 1864) U.S. Congressman from Maryland (1865–1869) Half-brother of John Wolcott Phelps
  Phelps, John Smith Brigadier General, USV (July 19, 1862)   Appointment expired March 4, 1863 U.S. Congressman from Missouri (1845–1863) Military Governor of Arkansas (1862–1863) Governor of Missouri (1877–1881)
  Phelps, John Wolcott Brigadier General, USV (May 17, 1861)   Resigned, August 21, 1862) USMA, 1836 Half-brother of Charles Edward Phelps
  Piatt, Abram Sanders (aka Piatt, Abraham Sanders) Brigadier General, USV (April 30, 1862)   Resigned February 17, 1863
  Pierce, Byron Root Brigadier General, USV (June 7, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Pile, William Anderson Brigadier General, USV (December 26, 1863) Major General, USV (April, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Missouri (1867–1869) Territorial Governor of New Mexico (1869–1871) U.S. minister to Venezuela (1871–1874)
  Pitcher, Thomas Gamble Captain, USA (1858) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1845 Superintendent, USMA (1866–1870)
  Plaisted, Harris Merrill Colonel, USV (Mar 12, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Maine (1875–1877) Governor of Maine (1881–1883)
  Pleasonton, Alfred Major, USA (1862) Major General, USV (June 22, 1863) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1844
  Plummer, Joseph Bennett Major, USA (April, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (October 27, 1861)   USMA, 1841 Died “Of Wound and Exposure in the Active Field”, August 9, 1862
  Poe, Orlando Metcalfe Captain, USA Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Brigadier General, USA USMA, 1856 Volunteer appointment expired March 4, 1863
  Pope, John Brigadier General, USA (July 14, 1862) Major General, USV (March 21, 1862)   USMA, 1842 Brother-in-law of Force, Manning Ferguson
  Porter, Andrew Colonel, USA (May 14, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (May 18, 1861)   Mustered out of volunteer service April 4, 1864 Resigned regular commission April 20, 1864 USMA (class of 1844), resigned in 1840 Cousin of Horace Porter First cousin (once removed) of Mary Todd Lincoln
  Porter, Fitz John Colonel, USA (1861) Major General, USV (July 4, 1862) Brigadier General, USA (1862) USMA, 1845 Relieved September 5, 1862 court-martialed and convicted (January 10, 1863) Dismissed from service January 21, 1863 Exonerated March 19, 1879 Nephew of David Dixon Porter, USN and William David Porter, USN
  Porter, Horace Lieutenant Colonel, USA Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Chickamauga (September 20, 1863) Private secretary to President Ulysses S. Grant (1869–1873) U.S. Ambassador to France (1897–1905)
  Post, Philip Sidney Colonel, USV (1863) Brigadier General, USV (December 16, 1864) U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1887–1895)
  Potter, Edward Elmer Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Potter, Joseph Haydn Major, USA (1863) Brigadier General, USV (May 1, 1865) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1843
  Potter, Robert Brown Major General, USV (September 29, 1865)    
  Potts, Benjamin Franklin Brigadier General, USV (January 12, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Territorial Governor of Montana (1870–1883)
  Powell, William Henry Brigadier General, USV (October 19, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH for actions at Sinking Creek (November 26, 1862) Resigned January 5, 1865
  Pratt, Calvin Edward Brigadier General, USV (September 13, 1862)   Resigned April 25, 1863
  Prentiss, Benjamin Mayberry Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Resigned October 28, 1863
  Prescott, George Lincoln Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (June 18, 1864) DOW, Second Battle of Petersburg (w. June 18, 1864, d. June 19, 1864)
  Prince, Henry Major, USA (1855) Brigadier General, USV (April 20, 1862) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1835
  Quinby, Isaac Ferdinand Brigadier General, USV (March 17, 1862)   USMA, 1843 Resigned, December 31, 1863
  Ramsay, George Douglas Brigadier General, USA (September 15, 1863) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1820 Retired September 12, 1864 Chief of Ordnance (1863–1864)
  Ransom, Thomas Edward Greenfield Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (September 1, 1864) Died October 29, 1864
  Raum, Green Berry Brigadier General, USV (February 15, 1865)    
  Rawlins, John Aaron Brigadier General, USA (March 3, 1865) Major General, USA (April 9, 1865) Major General, USV (February 24, 1865) Chief of Staff to General Ulysses S. Grant Secretary of War (1869)
  Read, Theodore Lieutenant Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (September 29, 1864) KIA, Battle of High Bridge (April 6, 1865)
  Reid, Hugh Thompson Brigadier General, USV (April 9, 1863)   Resigned April 4, 1864
  Reilly, James William Brigadier General, USV (July 30, 1864)   Resigned April 20, 1865
  Reno, Jesse Lee Captain, USA Major General, USV (July 18, 1862)   USMA, 1846 KIA, Battle of South Mountain (September 14, 1862)
  Revere, Joseph Warren Brigadier General, USV (October 25, 1862)   Forced to resign August 10, 1863 Grandson of Paul Revere Cousin of Paul Joseph Revere
  Revere, Paul Joseph Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (July 2, 1863) DOW, Battle of Gettysburg (w. July 2, 1863, d. July 4, 1863) Grandson of Paul Revere Cousin of Joseph Warren Revere
  Reynolds, John Fulton Lieutenant Colonel, USA (May 14, 1861) Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   USMA, 1841 Superintendent, USMA (1860–1861) KIA, Battle of Gettysburg (July 1, 1863)
  Reynolds, Joseph Jones Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   USMA, 1843
  Rice, Americus Vespucius Brigadier General, USV (May 31, 1865)   U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1875–1879)
  Rice, Elliott Warren Brigadier General, USV (June 22, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Brother of Samuel Allen Rice
  Rice, James Clay Brigadier General, USV (August 17, 1863)   KIA, Battle of Spotsylvania (May 10, 1864)
  Rice, Samuel Allen Brigadier General, USV (August 4, 1863)   DOW, Battle of Jenkins’ Ferry (w. April 30, 1864, d. July 6, 1864) Brother of Elliott Warren Rice
  Richardson, Israel Bush Major General, USV (July 4, 1862)   USMA, 1841 DOW, Battle of Antietam (w. September 17, 1862, d. November 3, 1862)
  Ricketts, James Brewerton Major, USA Brigadier General, USV (July 21, 1861) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (August 1, 1864) USMA, 1839
  Rinaker, John Irving Colonel, USV (September 4, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1896–1897)
  Ripley, James Wolfe Brigadier General, USA (August 3, 1861) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1814 Chief of Ordnance (1861–1863) Uncle of General Roswell Sabine Ripley, CSA
  Roberts, Benjamin Stone Major, USA (May 13, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (July 16, 1862) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1835
  Robinson, James Sidney Brigadier General, USV (January 12, 1865)   U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1881–1885)
  Robinson, John Cleveland Captain, USA Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1861) Major General, USA Major General, USV MOH, Battle of Laurel Hill (May 8, 1864) USMA (class of 1839), dismissed 1836 Commander-in-chief, GAR (1877–1879)
  Robinson, Milton Stapp Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Indiana (1875–1879)
  Rodman, Isaac Peace Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1862)   DOW, Battle of Antietam (w. September 17, 1862, d. September 30, 1862)
  Rogers, William Findlay Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned, 1863 U.S. Congressman from New York (1883–1885)
  Rosecrans, William Starke Brigadier General, USA (May 16, 1861) Major General, USV (March 21, 1862)   USMA, 1842 Rejected original appointment as Major General, USV (September 17, 1862) Received the Thanks of Congress (March 3, 1863) U.S. minister to Mexico (1868–1869) U.S. Congressman from California (1881–1885)
  Ross, Leonard Fulton Brigadier General, USV (April 26, 1862)   Resigned July 22, 1863
  Rousseau, Lovell Harrison Major General, USV (October 8, 1862)   U.S. Congressman from Kentucky (1865–1866, 1866–1867) Father-in-law of Louis Douglass Watkins
  Rowley, Thomas Algeo Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Convicted by Court-martial (April 23, 1864) for actions at the Battle of Gettysburg; Conviction overturned by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton Resigned December 29, 1864
  Rucker, Daniel Henry Major, USA (August, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (May 23, 1863) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Ruger, Thomas Howard Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (November 30, 1864) USMA, 1854 Military Governor of Georgia (1868) Superintendent, USMA (1871–1876)
  Rusk, Jeremiah McLain Lieutenant Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U. S. Congressman from Wisconsin (1871–1877) Governor of Wisconsin (1882–1889) Secretary of Agriculture (1889–1893)
  Russell, David Allen Major, USA (1862) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USA USMA, 1845 KIA, Battle of Opequon (September 19, 1864)
  Sackett, William Colonel, USV (May 1, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865 DOW, Battle of Trevilian Station (w. June 11, 1864, d. June 14, 1864)
  Salomon, Frederick C. (aka Salomon, Friedrich) Brigadier General, USV (July 16, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Brother of Wisconsin Governor Edward Salomon
  Sanborn, John Benjamin Brigadier General, USV (August 4, 1863) Major General, USV (February 10, 1865)  
  Sanders, William Price Captain, USA (May 14, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (October 18, 1863)   USMA, 1856 DOW, Siege of Knoxville (w. November 18, 1863, d. November 19, 1863)
  Saxton, Rufus Captain, USA (May 13, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (April 15, 1862) Brigadier General, USA (April 9, 1865) Major General, USV (January 12, 1865) USMA, 1849 MOH for defense of Harper’s Ferry during Jackson’s Valley Campaign (May 26–30, 1862)
  Scammon, Eliakim Parker Brigadier General, USV (October 15, 1862)   USMA, 1837
  Schenck, Robert Cumming Major General, USV (August 30, 1862)   Resigned December 5, 1863 U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1843–1851, 1863–1871) U.S. minister to Brazil (1851–1853) U.S. minister to the Court of St. James (1871–1876)
  Schimmelfennig, Alexander Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Died of tuberculosis September 5, 1865
  Schoepf, Albin Francisco Brigadier General, USV (September 30, 1861)    
  Schofield, John McAllister Brigadier General, USA (November 30, 1864) Major General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1853 MOH, Battle of Wilson’s Creek (August 10, 1861) Secretary of War (1868–1869) Superintendent, USMA (1876–1881) General-in-Chief of the U.S. Army (1888–1895) Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1899–1903)
  Schurz, Carl Major General, USV (March 14, 1863)   Resigned May 6, 1865 U.S. minister to Spain (1861) U.S. Senator from Missouri (1869–1875) Secretary of the Interior (1877–1881)
  Scott, Robert Kingston Brigadier General, USV (January 12, 1865) Major General, USV (December 5, 1865) Governor of South Carolina (1868–1872)
  Scott, Winfield Major General, USA (June 25, 1841) Lieutenant General, USA (March 29, 1847) Retired November 1, 1861 General-in-Chief (1841–1861) Twice received the Congressional Gold Medal (November 3, 1814; March 9, 1848) Author of the Anaconda Plan to defeat the Confederacy
  Sedgwick, John Colonel, USA (April 25, 1861) Major General, USV (July 4, 1862)   USMA, 1837 KIA, Battle of Spotsylvania Court House (May 9, 1864) Highest-ranked Union general KIA
  Sewell, William Joyce Colonel, USV (October 1, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Chancellorsville (May 3, 1863) U.S. Senator from New Jersey (1881–1887, 1895–1901)
  Seward, William Henry, Jr. Brigadier General, USV (September 13, 1864)   Resigned June 1, 1865 Son of Secretary of State William Henry Seward
  Seymour, Truman Captain, USA (November 22, 1860 Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1846
  Shackelford, James Murrell Brigadier General, USV (January 2, 1863)   Resigned January 18, 1864
  Shaffer, John Wilson Colonel, USV (January 20, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Territorial Governor of Utah (1870)
  Shafter, William Rufus Colonel, USV (April 19, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Seven Pines (May 31, 1862)
  Shaler, Alexander Brigadier General, USV (May 26, 1863) Major General, USV (July 27, 1863) MOH, Second Battle of Fredericksburg (May 3, 1863)
  Shanks, John Peter Cleaver Colonel, USV (September 20, 1861) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Indiana (1861–1863, 1867–1875)
  Sheldon, Lionel Allen Colonel, USV (March 14, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Mustered out December 2, 1864 U.S. Congressman from Louisiana (1869–1875) Territorial Governor of New Mexico (1881–1885)
  Shepard, Isaac Fitzgerald Brigadier General, USV (October 27, 1863)   Appointment expired July 4, 1864
  Shepley, George Foster Brigadier General, USV (July 18, 1862)   Resigned July 1, 1865 Military Governor of Louisiana (1862–1864)
  Sheridan, Philip Henry Major General, USA (November 8, 1864)   USMA, 1853 Received the Thanks of Congress (February 9, 1865) General-in-Chief (1883–1888) Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1886–1888)
  Sherman, Francis Trowbridge Brigadier General, USV (July 21, 1865)    
  Sherman, Thomas West Lieutenant Colonel, USA (May 14, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (May 17, 1861) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1836
  Sherman, William Tecumseh Major General, USA (August 12, 1864)   USMA, 1841 Twice received the Thanks of Congress (February 19, 1864; January 19, 1865) General-in-Chief (1869–1883)
  Sherwood, Isaac Ruth Lieutenant Colonel, USV (February 12, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (February 27, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1873–1875, 1907–1921, 1923–1925)
  Shields, James Brigadier General, USV (August 19, 1861)   Resigned March 28, 1863 U.S. Senator from Illinois (1849–1855) U.S. Senator from Minnesota (1858–1859) U.S. Senator form Missouri (1879)
  Sibley, Henry Hastings Brigadier General, USV (March 20, 1863) Major General, USV (November 29, 1865) Original appointment as Brigadier General, USV (September 29, 1862) expired March 4, 1863 Congressional Delegate from the Wisconsin Territory (1848–1849) Congressional Delegate from the Minnesota Territory (1849–1853) 1st Governor of Minnesota (1858–1860)
  Sickles, Daniel Edgar Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   MOH, Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863) U.S. Congressman from New York (1857–1861, 1893–1895) U.S. minister to Spain (1869–1874)
  Sigel, Franz Major General, USV (March 21, 1862)   Resigned May 4, 1865
  Sill, Joshua Woodrow Brigadier General, USV (July 16, 1862)   USMA, 1853 KIA, Battle of Stones River (December 31, 1862)
  Slack, James Richard Brigadier General, USV (November 10, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Slemmer, Adam Jacoby Lieutenant Colonel, USA (February 8, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1850
  Slocum, Henry Warner Major General, USV (July 4, 1862)   USMA, 1852 Resigned September 28, 1865 U.S. Congressman from New York (1869–1973, 1883–1885)
  Slough, John Potts Brigadier General, USV (August 25, 1862)    
  Smith, Andrew Jackson Lieutenant Colonel, USA *May 9, 1864) Major General, USV (May 12, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1838
  Smith, Charles Ferguson Colonel, USA (September 9, 1861) Major General, USV (March 21, 1862)   USMA, 1825 Died from infection April 25, 1862
  Smith, Charles Henry Colonel, USV (June 18, 1863) Major General, USA (March 2, 1867) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Saint Mary’s Church (June 24, 1864)
  Smith, Giles Alexander Major General, USV (November 24, 1865)   Brother of Morgan Lewis Smith Last Major General of volunteers by seniority
  Smith, Green Clay Brigadier General, USV (June 11, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865( Resigned December 4, 1863 U.S. Congressman from Kentucky (1863–1866) Territorial Governor of Montana (1866–1869)
  Smith, Gustavus Adolphus Brigadier General, USV (September 19, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Appointment expired March 4, 1863
  Smith, John Eugene Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (January 12, 1865)  
  Smith, Morgan Lewis (aka Sanford, Martin L.) Brigadier General, USV (July 16, 1862)   Resigned July 12, 1865 Brother of Giles Alexander Smith
  Smith, Thomas Church Haskell Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)    
  Smith, Thomas Kilby Brigadier General, USV (August 11, 1863) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Smith, William Farrar Major (March 3, 1863) Major General, USV (March 9, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1845 Original appointment as Major General, USV (July 4, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
  Smith, William Jay Colonel, USV (March 13, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (June 16, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Tennessee (1869–1871)
  Smith, William Sooy Brigadier General, USV (April 15, 1862)   Resigned July 15, 1864
  Smyth, Thomas Alfred Brigadier General, USV (October 1, 1864) Major General, USV (April 7, 1865) DOW, Battle of Cumberland Church (w. April 7, 1865, d. April 9, 1865) Last Union general killed during the war
  Spalding, George Colonel, USV (February 12, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 21, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Michigan (1895–1899)
  Spaulding, Oliver Lyman Colonel, USV (April 16, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (June 25, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Michigan (1881–1883)
  Spears, James Gallant Brigadier General, USV (March 5, 1862)   Arrested February 6, 1864 for insubordination; Court-martialed and dismissed from service August 30, 1864
  Spencer, George Eliphaz Colonel, USV (September 11, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Senator from Alabama (1868–1879)
  Spinola, Francis Barretto Brigadier General, USV (October 1, 1862)   Resigned June 8, 1865 U.S. Congressman from New York (1887–1893)
  Sprague, John Wilson Brigadier General, USV (July 30, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Atlanta (July 22, 1864)
  Spurling, Andrew Barclay Lieutenant Colonel, USV (June 13, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 26, 1865) MOH for actions near Evergreen, Alabama (March 23, 1865)
  Stahel, Julius (b. Stahel-Számwald, Julius H.) Major General, USV (March 14, 1863)   MOH, Battle of Piedmont (June 5, 1864) Resigned February 8, 1865
  Stanley, David Sloane Major, USA (December 1, 1863) Major General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1852 MOH, Battle of Franklin (November 30, 1864)
  Stannard, George Jerrison Brigadier General, USV (March 11, 1863) Major General, USV (October 28, 1864)  
  Starkweather, John Converse Brigadier General, USV (July 17, 1863)   Resigned May 11, 1865
  Stedman, Griffin Alexander, Jr. Colonel, USV (September 17, 1862) Brigadier General, USV August 5, 1862 DOW, Siege of Petersburg (w. August 5, 1864, d. August 6, 1864)
  Steedman, James Blair Major General, USV (April 20, 1864)    
  Steele, Frederick Lieutenant Colonel (August 26, 1863) Major General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1843
  Stevens, Aaron Fletcher Colonel, USV (September 23, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (December 8, 1864) U.S. Congressman from New Hampshire (1867–1871)
  Stevens, Hazard Major, USV (October 13, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (April 2, 1865) MOH, Battle of Fort Huger (April 19, 1863) Son of Isaac Ingalls Stevens
  Stevens, Isaac Ingalls Major General, USV (July 4, 1862)   USMA, 1839 KIA, Battle of Chantilly (September 1, 1862) Territorial Governor of Washington (1853–1857) Congressional Delegate for the Washington Territory (1857–1861) Father of Hazard Stevens
  Stevenson, John Dunlap Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned April 22, 1864 Reappointed Brigadier General, USV August 7, 1864
  Stevenson, Thomas Greely Brigadier General, USV (March 14, 1863)   KIA, Battle of Spotsylvania Court House (May 10, 1864) Original appointment as Brigadier General, USV (December 24, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
  Stokes, James Hughes Brigadier General, USV (July 20, 1865)   USMA, 1835
  Stokes, William Brickly Colonel, USV (November 15, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Tennessee (1859–1861, 1866–1871)
  Stolbrand, Charles John (b. Stolbrand, Carl Johan; aka Stolbrand, Carlos John) Brigadier General, USV (February 18, 1865)    
  Stone, Charles Pomeroy Colonel, USA (May 14, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (May 17, 1861)   USMA, 1845 Mustered out of volunteer service April 4, 1864 Resigned September 13, 1864
  Stone, William Milo Colonel, USV (September 9, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned August 13, 1863 Governor of Iowa (1864–1868)
  Stoneman, George Lieutenant Colonel, USA (March 30, 1864) Major General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1846 Governor of California (1883–1887)
  Stoughton, Edwin Henry Brigadier General, USV (November 5, 1862)   USMA, 1859 Volunteer appointment expired March 4, 1863
  Stoughton, William Lewis Colonel, USV (April 1, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Mustered out September 30, 1864 U.S. Congressman from Michigan (1869–1873)
  Strong, George Crockett Captain, USA (March 3, 1863) Major General, USV (July 18, 1863)   USMA, 1857 DOW, Second Battle of Fort Wagner (w. July 18, 1863, d. July 30, 1863)
  Strong, William Kerley Brigadier General, USV (September 28, 1861)   Resigned October 20, 1863
  Stuart, David Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Appointment expired March 4, 1863 Resigned April 3, 1863 U.S. Congressman from Michigan (1853–1855)
  Stumbaugh, Frederick Shearer Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Appointment revoked January 22, 1863 Mustered out May 15, 1863
  Sturgis, Samuel Davis Lieutenant Colonel, USA (October 27, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (October 10, 1861) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1846
  Sullivan, Jeremiah Cutler Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1862)   U.S. Naval Academy, 1848 Resigned May 11, 1865
  Sullivan, Peter John Colonel, USV (January 30, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned August 7, 1863 U.S. minister to Colombia (1867–1869)
  Sully, Alfred Major, USA (March 15, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (September 26, 1862) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 8, 1865) USMA, 1841
  Sumner, Edwin Vose Brigadier General, USA (March 16, 1861) Major General, USV (July 4, 1862) Major General, USA (May 31, 1862) Died of a heart attack March 21, 1863
  Swayne, Wager Major General, USV (June 20, 1865)   MOH, Second Battle of Corinth (October 4, 1862) Last Major General of volunteers appointed (May 1, 1866) Son of Supreme Court Justice Noah Haynes Swayne
  Sweeny, Thomas William Major, USA (October 20, 1863) Brigadier General USV (November 29, 1862)    
  Swift, Frederick William Colonel, USV (December 4, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Campbell’s Station (November 16, 1863)
  Sykes, George Lieutenant Colonel, USA (October 16, 1863) Major General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1838
  Sypher, Jacob Hale (aka Sypher, Jay Hale) Colonel, USV (August 11, 1864) Brigadier General USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Louisiana (1868–1869, 1870–1875)
  Taylor, George William Brigadier General, USV (May 9, 1862)   DOW, Bull Run Bridge (w. August 27, 1862, d. September 1, 1862)
  Taylor, John McLean Lieutenant Colonel, USA Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) Son of Joseph Pannell Taylor Nephew of President Zachary Taylor Cousin of General Richard Taylor, CSA Brother-in-law of Albert Gallatin Lawrence and General David Rumph Jones, CSA
  Taylor, Joseph Pannell Brigadier General, USA (February 9, 1863)   Commissary General of the Army (1861–1864) Died June 29, 1864 Brother of President Zachary Taylor Uncle of generals Richard Taylor, CSA and David Rumph Jones, CSA Father of John McLean Taylor Father-in-law of Albert Gallatin Lawrence
  Taylor, Nelson Brigadier General, USV (September 7, 1862)   Resigned January 19, 1863 U.S. Congressman from New York (1865–1867)
  Terrill, William R. Captain, USA (May 14, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (September 9, 1862)   USMA, 1853 KIA, Battle of Perryville (October 8, 1862) Brother of Confederate general James Barbour Terrill
  Terry, Alfred Howe Brigadier General, USA (January 15, 1865) Major General, USV (January 16, 1865)   Received the Thanks of Congress (January 24, 1865)
  Terry, Henry Dwight Brigadier General, USV (July 17, 1862)   Resigned February 7, 1865
  Thayer, John Milton Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1863) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Original appointment as Brigadier General, USV (October 4, 1862) expired March 4, 1863 Territorial Governor of Wyoming (1875–1878) Governor of Nebraska (1887–1891); remained in office until February 8, 1892, claiming successor was not a U.S. citizen
  Thayer, Sylvanus Colonel, USA Brigadier General, USA (May 31, 1863) Retired June 1, 1863 Superintendent, USMA (1817–1833) Longest-serving West Point superintendent Oldest officer brevetted brigadier general
  Thomas, Charles Colonel, USA Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Acting Quartermaster General
  Thomas, George Henry Major General, USA (January 16, 1865)   USMA, 1840 Received the Thanks of Congress (March 3, 1865)
  Thomas, Henry Goddard Captain, USA Brigadier General, USV (November 30, 1864) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Thomas, Lorenzo Brigadier General, USA (August 3, 1861) Major General, USA March 13, 1865 USMA, 1823 Adjutant General of the Army (1861–1869)
  Thomas, Stephen Brigadier General, USV (February 1, 1865)   MOH, Battle of Cedar Creek (October 19, 1864) Mustered out as Colonel, USV (January 21, 1865)
  Thompson, William Colonel, USV (July 20, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Iowa (1847–1850)
  Thruston, Charles Mynn Brigadier General, USV (September 7, 1861)   USMA, 1814 Resigned April 17, 1862
  Tibbits, William B. Brigadier General, USV (October 18, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Tillson, Davis Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   USMA (class of 1853); left due to amputation of leg, 1851
  Todd, John Blair Smith Brigadier General, USV (September 19, 1861)   USMA, 1837 Appointment as Brigadier General, USV expired June 17, 1862 Congressional Delegate to Congress for the Dakota Territory (1861–1863, 1864–1865) Cousin of Mary Todd Lincoln
  Tompkins, Charles Henry Captain, USA Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) MOH, action near Fairfax, Virginia (June 1, 1861) USMA (class of 1851), resigned 1849 Commissioner, Lincoln assassination trial
  Torbert, Alfred Thomas Archimedes Captain, USA (September 25, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1855 Also nominated and confirmed as First Lieutenant, CSA (March 18, 1861); refused appointment
  Totten, Joseph Gilbert Brigadier General, USA (March 3, 1863) Major General, USA (1864) USMA, 1805 (tenth graduate of West Point) Chief of Engineers (1838–1864) Died of pneumonia (April 22, 1864)
  Tower, Zealous Bates Lieutenant Colonel, USA (November, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (November 23, 1861) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1841 Superintendent, USMA (July, 1864-September, 1864)
  Tracy, Benjamin Franklin Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of the Wilderness (May 6, 1864) Secretary of the Navy (1889–1893) Brother-in-law of Isaac Swartwood Catlin
  Tremain, Henry Edwin Major, USV Brigadier General, USV (November 30, 1865) MOH, Battle of Resaca (May 15, 1864)
  Turchin, John Basil (b. Turchaninov, Ivan Vasilovitch) Brigadier General, USV (July 17, 1862)   Resigned October 4, 1864 Only general officer on either side from Russia
  Turner, John Wesley Colonel, USA Brigadier General, USV (September 7, 1863) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (1864) USMA, 1855
  Tuttle, James Madison Brigadier General, USV (June 9, 1862)   Resigned June 14, 1864
  Tyler, Daniel Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1862)   Resigned April 6, 1864 Uncle of Robert Ogden Tyler
  Tyler, Erastus B. Brigadier General, USV (May 14, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Tyler, Robert Ogden Major, USA Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1853 Nephew of Daniel Tyler
  Tyndale, Hector (b. Tyndale, George Hector) Brigadier General, USV (April 9, 1863) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned August 26, 1864
  Ullmann, Daniel Brigadier General, USV (January 13, 1863) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Underwood, Adin Ballou Brigadier General, USV (November 6, 1863) Major General, USV (August, 1865)  
  Upton, Emory Captain, USA Brigadier General, USV (May 12, 1864) Major General, USA Major General, USV USMA, 1861 Superintendent, USMA (1870–1875) One of only two general officers ever promoted on the field by General Grant
  Van Alen, James Henry Brigadier General, USV (April 15, 1862)   Resigned July 14, 1863
  Van Cleve, Horatio Phillips Brigadier General, USV (March 21, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1831
  Van Derveer, Ferdinand Brigadier General, USV (October 4, 1864)   Resigned June 7, 1865
  Van Vliet, Stewart Major, USA (August, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Brigadier General, USA (October, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1840 Earlier appointment as Brigadier General, USV (September 23, 1861) expired July 17, 1862
  Van Wyck, Charles H. Brigadier General, USV (September 27, 1865)   U.S. Congressman from New York (1859–1863, 1867–1871) U.S. Senator from Nebraska (1881–1887)
  Vandever, William Brigadier General (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (June, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Iowa (1859–1861) U.S. Congressman from California (1887–1891)
  Veatch, James C. Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1862) Major General, USV (1865)  
  Viele, Egbert Ludovicus Brigadier General, USV (August 17, 1861)   USMA, 1847 Resigned October 23., 1863 U.S. Congressman from New York (1885–1887)
  Vifquain, Victor Lieutenant Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Fort Blakely (April 9, 1865)
  Vincent, Strong Brigadier General, USV (July 3, 1863)   DOW, Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863, d. July 7, 1863)
  Vinton, Francis Laurens Captain, USA (October, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1863)   USMA, 1856 Earlier appointment as Brigadier General, USV (September 19, 1862) expired March 4, 1863 Resigned May 5, 1863
  Vogdes, Israel Colonel, USA (1863) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Brigadier General, USA USMA, 1837
  Von Steinwehr, Adolph Wilhelm August Freidrich, Baron Brigadier General, USV (October 12, 1861)   Resigned July 3, 1865
  Von Vegesack, Ernst Mathias Peter, Baron Colonel, USV (1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Gaines’ Mill (June 27, 1862)
  Wade, Melancthon Smith Brigadier General, USV (October 1, 1861)   Resigned March 18, 1862
  Wadsworth, James Samuel Brigadier General, USV (August 9, 1861) Major General, USV (May 6, 1863) DOW, Battle of the Wilderness (w. May 6, 1863, d. May 8, 1863)
  Wagner, George Day Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Relieved of duty at his own request, December 4, 1864 Mustered out August 24, 1865
  Wagner, Louis Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Commander-in-chief, GAR (1880)
  Walcutt, Charles C. Brigadier General, USV (June 30, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Wallace, Lewis “Lew” Major General, USV (March 21, 1862)   Commissioner on Lincoln assassination trial Territorial Governor of New Mexico (1878–1881) U.S. minister to the Ottoman Empire (1881–1885)
  Wallace, William Harvey Lamme Brigadier General, USV (March 21, 1862)   DOW, Battle of Shiloh (w. April 7, 1862, d. April 10, 1862)
  Ward, George Hull Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) DOW, Battle of Gettysburg (w. July 2, 1863, d. July 3, 1863)
  Ward, John Henry Hobart Brigadier General, USV (October 4, 1862)   Relieved May 12, 1864 Mustered out June 18, 1864
  Ward, William Thomas Brigadier General, USV (September 18, 1861) Major General, USV (February 24, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Kentucky (1851–1853)
  Warner, Adoniram Judson Colonel, USV, USN (November 15, 1863) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1879–1881, 1883–1887)
  Warner, James Meech Captain, USA (October 8, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (May 8, 1865) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1860
  Warner, Willard Colonel, USV (October, 1864) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Senator from Alabama (1868–1871) Brother-in-law of Charles Robert Woods and William Burnham Woods
  Warren, Fitz Henry Brigadier General, USV (July 16, 1862) Major General, USV (August 24, 1865) U.S. minister to Guatemala (1866–1869)
  Warren, Gouverneur Kemble Major, USA Major General, USV (May 3, 1863)   USMA, 1850 Resigned volunteer commission May 27, 1865
  Washburn, Cadwallader Colden Major General, USV (November 29, 1862)   U.S. Congressman from Wisconsin (1855–1861, 1867–1871) Governor of Wisconsin (1871–1873) Brother of Illinois Congressman Elihu Benjamin Washburne
  Washburn, Francis Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (April 6, 1865) DOW, Battle of High Bridge (w. April 6, 1865, d. April 22, 1865)
  Washburn, Henry Dana Colonel, USV (July 16, 1862) Major General, USV (July 26, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Indiana (1866–1869)
  Watkins, Louis Douglass Captain, USA (July, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (September 25, 1865)   Son-in-law of Lovell Harrison Rousseau
  Weaver, James Baird Colonel, USV (1862) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Iowa (1879–1881, 1885–1889)
  Webb, Alexander Stewart Brigadier General, USV (June 23, 1863) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (August 1, 1864) MOH, Battle of Gettysburg (July 3, 1864) USMA, 1855
  Weber, Max (aka Von Weber, Max) Brigadier General, USV (April 28, 1862)   Resigned May 13, 1865
  Webster, Joseph Dana Major, USA (July 1, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Weed, Stephen Hinsdale Captain, USA (May 14, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (June 6, 1863)   USMA, 1854 KIA, Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863)
  Weitzel, Godfrey Captain, USA Major General, USV (November 17, 1864)   USMA, 1855
  Wells, George Duncan Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (October 12, 1864) DOW, Battle of Cedar Creek (w. October 12, 1864, d. October 13, 1864)
  Wells, Henry Horatio Lieutenant Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (June 3, 1865) Provisional Governor of Virginia (1868–1869)
  Wells, William Brigadier General, USV (May 19, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  Welsh, Thomas Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1863)   Original appointment as Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) expired March 4, 1863 Died of malaria, August 14, 1863
  Wessells, Henry Walton Colonel, USA (1865) Brigadier General, USV (April 25, 1862) Brigadier General, USA USMA, 1833
  West, Joseph Rodman Brigadier General, USV (October 25, 1862) Major General, USV (January 4, 1866) U.S. Senator from Louisiana (1871–1877)
  Wheaton, Frank First Lieutenant, USA (1855) Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USA Major General, USV Son-in-law of Adjutant General Samuel Cooper, CSA
  Whipple, Amiel Weeks Major General, USV (May 3, 1863) Major General, USA (May 7, 1863) USMA, 1841 DOW, Battle of Chancellorsville (w. May 4, 1863, d. May 7, 1863)
  Whipple, William Denison Colonel, USA Brigadier General, USV (July 17, 1863) Major General, USA USMA, 1851
  Whitaker, Edward Washburn Lieutenant Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, First Battle of Ream’s Station (June 29, 1864)
  Whitaker, Walter Chiles Brigadier General, USV (June 25, 1863) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865)  
  White, Harry Major, USV (December 13, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania (1877–1881)
  White, Julius Brigadier General, USV (June 9, 1862) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Resigned November 19, 1864
  Wild, Edward Augustus Brigadier General, USV (April 24, 1863)    
  Willcox, Orlando Bolivar Brigadier General, USV (July 21, 1861) Major General, USA Major General, USV MOH First Battle of Bull Run (July 21, 1861) USMA, 1847
  Williams, Alpheus Starkey Brigadier General, USV (May 17, 1861) Major General, USV (January 12, 1866) U.S. Congressman from Michigan (1875–1879)
  Williams, David Henry Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Appointment expired March 4, 1863
  Williams, Nelson Grosvenor Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   USMA (class of 1843), withdrew July, 1840 Resigned November 27, 1862 Appointment expired March 9, 1863
  Williams, Seth Lieutenant Colonel, USA (July 7, 1862) Brigadier General, USV (September 23, 1861) Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1842
  Williams, Thomas Major, USA (May 14, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (September 28, 1861)   USMA, 1837 KIA, Battle of Baton Rouge (August 5, 1862)
  Williamson, James Alexander Brigadier General, USV (January 13, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Chickasaw Bayou (December 29, 1862)
  Willich, August (b. Von Willich, August) Brigadier General, USV (July 17, 1862) Major General, USV (October 21, 1865)  
  Wilson, James Harrison First Lieutenant, USA (1861) Major General, USV (May 6, 1865) Major General, USA USMA, 1860
  Winthrop, Frederick Colonel, USV Major General, USV (April 1, 1865) KIA, Battle of Five Forks (April 1, 1865)
  Wistar, Isaac Jones Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862)   Resigned September 15, 1864
  Witcher, John Seashoales Lieutenant Colonel, USV (May 6, 1865) Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) U.S. Congressman from West Virginia (1869–1871)
  Withington, William Herbert Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) MOH, First Battle of Bull Run (July 21, 1861)
  Wood, Henry Clay Major, USA Brigadier General, USA (March 13, 1865) MOH, Battle of Wilson’s Creek (August 10, 1861)
  Wood, Thomas John Colonel, USA (1861) Major General, USV (January 27, 1865)   USMA, 1845
  Woodbury, Daniel Phineas Lieutenant Colonel, USA (1861) Brigadier General, USV (March 19, 1862) Major General, USA (August 15, 1864) USMA, 1836 Died of yellow fever (August 15, 1864)
  Woodford, Steward Lyndon Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (May 12, 1865) U.S. Congressman from New York (1873–1874) U.S. minister to Spain (1897–1898)
  Woods, Charles Robert Captain (April 1, 1861) Brigadier General, USV (August 4, 1863) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) Major General, USV (November 22, 1864) USMA, 1852 Brother of William Burnham Woods Brother-in-law of Willard Warner
  Woods, William Burnham Brigadier General, USV (May 31, 1865) Major General, USV (March 13, 1865) Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (1880–1887) Brother of Charles Robert Woods Brother-in-law of Willard Warner
  Wool, John Ellis Major General, USA (May 16, 1862)   Retired August 1, 1863 Oldest Civil War general in active service (b. February 29, 1784)
  Wright, George Colonel, USA (1855) Brigadier General, USV (September 28, 1861)   USMA, 1822 Died in the wreck of the steamer Brother Jonathan (June 30, 1865)
  Wright, Horatio Gouverneur Major, USA (August, 1861) Major General, USV (May 12, 1864) Major General, USA (March 13, 1865) USMA, 1841 Original appointment as Major General, USV (July 18, 1862) expired March 4, 1863
  Young, Samuel Baldwin Marks Colonel, USV (December, 1864) Brigadier General, USV (April 9.1865) Commander-in-chief, MOLLUS (1913–1915, 1915–1919)
  Young, Thomas Lowry Colonel, USV Brigadier General, USV (March 13, 1865) Governor of Ohio(1877–1878) U.S. Congressman from Ohio (1879–1883)
  Zook, Samuel Kosciuszko Brigadier General, USV (November 29, 1862) Major General, USV (July 3, 1863) DOW, Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863, d. July 3, 1863)
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