The Armies at Gettysburg > The Army of the Potomac


Organization of the 11th Corps of the Federal Army of the Potomac during the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863. The 11th Corps had 26 infantry regiments and 5 artillery batteries at Gettysburg, organized into 3 divisions of two brigades each and an artillery brigade.

11th Corps (monument)
Major General Oliver O. Howard (^ Field commander July 1) (monument)
Major General Carl Schurzstrength: 9,190 men, 26 guns
casualties: 370 killed, 1,920 wounded, 1,510 missing, 3,800 total

Headquarters escort
1st Indiana Cavalry, Companies I&K
Captain Abram Sharra

8th New York Independent Infantry Company
Lieutenant Hermann Foerster


1st Division (monument)
Brigadier General Francis Barlow (wounded July 2) (monument)
Brigadier General Adelbert Ames
strength: 2,480 men
casualties: 120 killed, 680 wounded, 505 missing, 1,305 total


2nd Division (monument)
Major General Adolph Von Steinwehr
strength: 2,860 men
casualties: 105 killed, 505 wounded, 330 missing, 940 total


3rd Division (monument)
Major General Carl Schurz (^ July 1)
Brigadier General Alexander Schimmelfennig
strength: 3,110 men
casualties: 130 killed, 685 wounded, 660 missing, 1,475 total


Artillery Brigade (monument)
Major Thomas W. Osborn
strength: 605 men, 26 guns
casualties: 7 killed, 53 wounded, 9 missing, 69 total

1st New York Artillery, Battery I (monument)
Captain Michael Wiedrich
6 3″ Ordnance Rifles

13th New York Independent Battery (monument)
1st Lieutenant William Wheeler
4 3″ Ordnance Rifles

1st Ohio Artillery, Battery I (monument)
Captain Hubert Dilger
6 Napoleons

1st Ohio Artillery, Battery K (monument)
Captain Lewis Heckman
4 Napoleons

4th United States Artillery, Battery G (monument)
1st Lieutenant Bayard Wilkeson (mortally wounded July 1
1st Lieutenant Eugene A. Bancroft
6 Napoleons