Order of battle for the Balaclava campaign

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This is the complete order of battle of opposing forces at the Battle of Balaclava.

Allied Army[edit]

The Allied Army consisted of British and French troops as well as Turkish formations under British command.

British Army[edit]

Commanded by Field Marshal Lord Raglan.

French Army[edit]

Commanded by General François Certain Canrobert.

  • 1re Brigade de Cavalerie - General d'Allonville with 1,500 sabres.
    • 1er Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique
    • 4e Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique
  • Corps d'Observation - General Pierre Bosquet
    • 1re Brigade d'Infanterie - General Espinasse
      • 7e Régiment d'Infanterie de Ligne
      • 1er Régiment de Zouaves
      • 4e Bataillon de Chasseurs à Pied
    • 2e Brigade d'Infanterie - General Joseph Vinoy with 4,000 men.
      • 20e Régiment d'Infanterie de Ligne
      • 27e Régiment d'Infanterie de Ligne
      • 9e Bataillon de Chasseurs à Pied

Russian Army[edit]

Commanded by Prince Aleksandr Sergeyevich Menshikov with a total of 25,000 men and 78 guns.

  • Cavalry - Lt. Gen. Ryzhov with 3,000 sabres and 16 guns.
  • North Column - Col. Skiuderi with 4,000 men and 12 guns.
  • Left Center Column - Maj. Gen. Semiakin with 5,000 men and 10 guns.
    • Azov Regiment
    • Dnieper Regiment
    • (No.)4 Rifle Battalion (1 company)
  • Right Center Column - Maj. Gen. Levutski with 3,000 men and 8 guns.
  • South Column - Maj. Gen. Gribbe with 3,000 men and 10 guns
    • Dnieper Regiment
    • Composite Uhlan Regiment
    • Ingermanland Regiment
    • (No.)60 Don Cossacks
  • Forward Reserves - Maj. Gen. Zhaboritski with 5,000 men and 10 guns.
    • Vladimir Regiment
    • Susdal Regiment
    • (No.)6 Rifle Battalion
    • Ingermanland Regiment (two squadrons)
    • (No.)60 Don Cossacks (two sotnias)
  • Reserves - total of 2,000 men and 12 guns.
    • Ukraine Regiment (1 squadron)
    • (No.)4 Rifle Battalion (1 company)
    • Composite Uhlan Regiment