Battle of Ayacucho order of battle

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The order of battle for the Battle of Ayacucho proceeded as follows:

Patriots[edit]

Ejército Unido Libertador del Perú (1824)
Gran Colombia Perú

Commander in Chief

Officers
· Chief of Staff (military) Agustín Gamarra · First Aide de Camp Francis Burdett O'Connor ·

República del Perú Division of Perú (Left), Commander of division José de La Mar
  • 1st Infantry Battalion, Commander Francisco de Paula Otero
  • 2nd Infantry Battalion (Trujillo), Commander Ramón Gonzales
  • 3rd Infantry Battalion(Callao), Commander Miguel Benavides
  • Peruvian Legion of the Guard Infantry Battalion, Commander José María Plaza
Gran Colombia 1st Colombian Division (Reserve), Commander of division Jacinto Lara
  • Vencedor Battalion, Commander Ignacio Luque
  • Vargas Battalion, Commander Trinidad Moran
  • Rifles Battalion Flag of the United Kingdom.svg, Commander Arthur Sandes
Gran Colombia 2nd Colombian Division (Right), Commander of division José María Córdoba
  • Bogotá Btn., Commander Leon Galindo
  • Voltigeurs Battalion, Commander Pedro Guash
  • Pichincha Battalion, Commander Manuel Leon
  • Caracas Battalion, Commander José Leal
Cavalry Division, Commander of division William Miller

Royalist[edit]

Ejército Real del Perú (1824)[1]
Royal Army

Commander in Chief

Chief of Staff

Flag cross burgundy lessercoat.PNGDivision of Valdés
  • Cantabria Battalion; Commander: Antonio Tur, men: 580
  • Battalion del Centro; Commander: Felipe Rivero, men: 464
  • Voluntarios de Castro of Chiloe Battalion; Commander: José Hugue, plazas: men 495
  • 1st Imperial "Alejandro" Battalion; Commander: Pedro Becerra, men: 398
Flag cross burgundy lessercoat.PNGDivision of Monet
  • 2nd Battalion, 1st Cusco Infantry Regiment; Commander: Francisco Villabase, men: 414
  • Burgos Battalion; Commander: Juan A. Pardo, men: 540
  • Guías del General Battallón; Commander: Joaquín Bolívar, plazas: 240
  • Victoria Battalion; Commander: Manuel Sánchez, men: 392
  • Infante don Carlos Battalion; Commander: Mariano Cucalón, men: 444
Flag cross burgundy lessercoat.PNGDivision of González Villalobos
  • Geron Regiment; Commander: Domingo Echezarraga, men: 900
  • 1st Battalion, 1st Cusco Infantry Regiment; Commander: Joaquín Rubín de Celis, men: 415
  • HM King Ferdinand VII Battalion; Commander: José Carratala, men: 196
Cavalry Division Ferraz
  • Bandera caballeria realista.PNG Guard Grenadiers Squadrons, squadron commander: Valentín Ferraz, men: 380
  • Bandera caballeria realista.PNG HM King Ferdinand VII's Hussars Squadron, Commander: Francisco Puyol, men: 124
  • Bandera caballeria realista.PNG Unión Dragoons Squadron, Commander: Ramón Gómez de Bedoya, men: 218
  • Bandera caballeria realista.PNG Peru Dragoons Squadron, Commander: Dionisio Marcilla, men: 146
  • Bandera caballeria realista.PNG Viceroy's Halberdiers Squadron; men: 46

See also[edit]

Battle of Ayacucho

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Memorias para la Historia de las armas españolas en el Perú", tome I y II.And "Documentos de la Guerra Separatista del Perú. Torata" tome I.