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Virginia 56th Infantry (Confederate)

Muster
  • Muster In Date:Sep 23, 1861
  • Muster Out Date:Apr 9, 1865
  • Muster Out Place:
    • Appomattox Court House, Virginia
Other
  • Leaders:
    • Jr.
    • Brigadier General Bushrod Johnson
    • Brigadier General David R. Jones
    • Brigadier General Eppa Hunton
    • Brigadier General Gideon Johnson Pillow
    • Brigadier General James L. Kemper
    • Brigadier General Richard B. Garnett
    • Captain John B. McPhail
    • Colonel Eppa Hunton
    • Colonel Gabriel C. Wharton
    • Colonel Phillip Slaughter
    • Colonel William D. Stuart
    • Colonel William E. Green
    • Lieutenant Colonel P. P. Slaughter
    • Major Charles S. Peyton
    • Major General George E. Pickett
    • Major General George Pickett
Battles
Name
Start Date
End Date
Duration
Place
Siege of SuffolkApr 11, 1863May 4, 186323 day(s)Suffolk, Virginia
High BridgeApr 6, 1865Apr 7, 18651 day(s)Prince Edward County, Virginia; Cumberland County, Virginia
Chaffin's FarmSep 20, 1864Sep 30, 186410 day(s)Henrico County, Virginia
GettysburgJul 1, 1863Jul 3, 18632 day(s)Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
AntietamSep 17, 1862Sep 17, 1862< 1 daySharpsburg, Maryland
Sailor's CreekApr 6, 1865Apr 6, 1865< 1 dayAmelia County, Virginia; Prince Edward County, Virginia; Nottoway County, Virginia
Second PetersburgJun 15, 1864Jun 18, 18643 day(s)Petersburg, Virginia
FredericksburgDec 13, 1862Dec 13, 1862< 1 dayFredericksburg, Virginia
Cold HarborMay 31, 1864Jun 12, 186412 day(s)Hanover County; near Mechanicsville, Virginia
Five ForksApr 1, 1865Apr 1, 1865< 1 dayFive Forks, Virginia
Fort DonelsonFeb 11, 1862Feb 16, 18625 day(s)Fort Donelson, Tennessee
BoonsboroJul 8, 1863Jul 8, 1863< 1 dayWashington County, Maryland
Appomattox Court HouseApr 9, 1865Apr 9, 1865< 1 dayAppomattox Court House, Virginia
Second Bull RunAug 28, 1862Aug 30, 18622 day(s)Prince William County, Virginia
Gaines' MillJun 27, 1862Jun 27, 1862< 1 dayHanover County, Virginia
South MountainSep 14, 1862Sep 14, 1862< 1 dayFrederick County, Maryland; Washington County, Maryland; Boonsboro, Maryland
Bermuda Hundred, VirginiaJun 16, 1864Jun 16, 1864< 1 dayBermuda Hundred, Virginia
High Bridge, VirginiaApr 6, 1865Apr 6, 1865< 1 dayHigh Bridge, Virginia
Gettysburg: Pickett's ChargeJul 3, 1863Jul 3, 1863< 1 dayGettysburg, Pennsylvania

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