Perryville Union order of battle

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The following Union Army units and commanders fought in the Battle of Perryville of the American Civil War. The Confederate order of battle is listed separately.

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Military rank[edit]

Artillery[edit]

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Army of the Ohio[edit]

55,000 men, 147 guns (k-889, w-2966, m-433 = 4,288)

MG Don Carlos Buell, Commanding
MG George Henry Thomas, second in command

Escort:


Signal detachment: Cpt Jesse Merrill

I Corps[edit]

13,000 men, 38 guns (k-695, w-2290, m-346 = 3,331)

MG Alexander McDowell McCook

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Third Division
24 guns, k-494, w-1517, m-148 = 2,159


     BG Lovell Harrison Rousseau


Escort:

9th Brigade
k-142, w-427, m-39 = 608


   Col Leonard A. Harris

17th Brigade
k-187, w-614, m-35 = 836


   Col William Haines Lytle (w/c)
   Col Curran Pope (w)[1]

28th Brigade
k-165, w-458, m-70 = 693


   Col John Converse Starkweather

Tenth Division
14 guns, k-201, w-773, m-198 = 1,172


     BG James Streshly Jackson (k)
     Col Albert Sereno Hall

33rd Brigade
k-112, w-356, m-59 = 527


   BG William Rufus Terrill (mw)


Escort:

  • Terrill's Guards & Scouts: Cpt Louis Christman
34th Brigade
k-89, w-417, m-139 = 645


   Col George P. Webster (k)
   Ltc Silas A. Strickland[2]

II Corps[edit]

20,000 men, 65 guns (k-2, w-4, m-6 = 12)

MG Thomas Leonidas Crittenden

Escort:

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Fourth Division
27 guns, k-0, w-0, m-0 = 0


     BG William Sooy Smith


Escort:

  • 2nd Kentucky Cavalry (4 companies): Ltc Thomas Cochran
10th Brigade


   Col William Grose

19th Brigade


   Col William Babcock Hazen

22nd Brigade


   BG Charles Cruft

Fifth Division
18 guns, k-0, w-0, m-0 = 0


     BG Horatio Phillips Van Cleve

11th Brigade


   Col Samuel Beatty

14th Brigade


   Col Pierce Butler Hawkins

23rd Brigade


   Col Stanley Matthews

Sixth Division
18 guns, k-0, w-0, m-2 = 2


     BG Thomas John Wood

15th Brigade

k-0, w-0, m-0 = 0


   BG Milo Smith Hascall

20th Brigade

k-0, w-0, m-0 = 0


   Col Charles Garrison Harker

21st Brigade

k-0, w-0, m-2 = 2


   Col George Day Wagner

McCook's Cavalry Brigade

k-2, w-4, m-4 = 10


   Col Edward Moody McCook

III Corps[edit]

22,000 men, 44 guns (k-192, w-672, m-80 = 944)

MG Charles Champion Gilbert

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
14 guns, k-4, w-14, m-7 = 25


     BG Albin Francisco Schoepf


Escort:


1st Brigade

k-0, w-0, m-0 = 0


   Col Moses B. Walker

2nd Brigade

k-4, w-7, m-0 = 11


   BG Speed Smith Fry

3rd Brigade

k-0, w-7, m-7 = 14


   BG James Blair Steedman

Ninth Division
16 guns, k-133, w-356, m-58 = 547


     BG Robert Byington Mitchell


Escort:

30th Brigade

k-133, w-344, m-58 = 535


   Col Michael Gooding (w/c)

31st Brigade

k-0, w-11, m-0 = 11


   Col William Passmore Carlin

32nd Brigade

k-0, w-1, m-0 = 1


   Col William Wallace Caldwell

Eleventh Division
12 guns, k-51, w-288, m-14 = 353


     BG Philip Henry Sheridan


Escort:

  • Company L, 2nd Kentucky Cavalry:
35th Brigade

k-22, w-102, m-1 = 125


   Ltc Bernard Laiboldt

36th Brigade

k-8, w-62, m-9 = 79


   Col Daniel McCook, Jr.

37th Brigade

k-21, w-118, m-4 = 143


   Col Nicholas Greusel

Artillery
Gay's Cavalry Brigade

k-4, w-14, m-1 = 19


   Cpt Ebenezer Gay

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Pope died in Danville, Kentucky on November 6, 1862 of symptoms "resembling typhoid fever"
  2. ^ Eicher p.516
  3. ^ Fled the field at the onset of battle

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