Bentonville Union order of battle

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The following Union Army units[1] and commanders fought in the Battle of Bentonville of the American Civil War. The Confederate order of battle is shown separately.

Abbreviations used[edit]

Military rank[edit]

Other[edit]

Grand Army of the West[edit]

MG William T. Sherman, commanding

Headquarters Guard

7th Company, Ohio Sharpshooters

Engineers and Mechanics

1st Michigan: Col John B. Yates
1st Missouri (five companies)

Right Wing (Army of the Tennessee)[edit]

MG Oliver O. Howard

Escort

15th Illinois Cavalry

Pontoon Train Guard

14th Wisconsin, Company E

XV Corps[edit]

MG John A. Logan

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

1st Division
     Bvt MG Charles R. Woods

1st Brigade


   Bvt BG William B. Woods

2nd Brigade


   Col Robert F. Catterson

3rd Brigade


   Col George A. Stone

2nd Division
     MG William B. Hazen

1st Brigade

Col Theodore Jones

2nd Brigade


   Col Wells S. Jones

3rd Brigade


   BG John M. Oliver

3rd Division
     Bvt MG John E. Smith

1st Brigade


   BG William T. Clark

2nd Brigade


   Col Clark R. Wever

4th Division
     Bvt MG John M. Corse

1st Brigade


   BG Elliott W. Rice

2nd Brigade


   Col Robert N. Adams

3rd Brigade


   Col Frederick J. Hurlbut

Unassigned (not engaged)
Artillery


   Ltc William H. Ross

Unassigned

XVII Corps[edit]

MG Francis Preston Blair, Jr.

Escort

11th Illinois Cavalry (Company G)
Division Brigade Regiments and Others

1st Division
     MG Joseph A. Mower

1st Brigade


   BG John W. Fuller

2nd Brigade


   Col Milton Montgomery

3rd Brigade


   Col John Tillson

3rd Division
     BG Manning F. Force

Provost Guard
1st Brigade


   Col Cassius Fairchild

2nd Brigade


   Col Greenberry F. Wiles

4th Division
     Bvt MG Giles A. Smith

1st Brigade


   BG Benjamin F. Potts

3rd Brigade


   BG William W. Belknap

Artillery


   Maj Allen C. Waterhouse

Unassigned

Left Wing (Army of Georgia, Recently the Army of the Cumberland)[edit]

MG Henry W. Slocum

Staff:

  • Chief engineer: Lt William Ludlow

Pontoniers

58th Indiana

XIV Corps[edit]

Bvt MG Jefferson C. Davis

Staff:

  • Chief of Staff Ltc Alexander C. McClurg
  • Inspector General: Ltc Henry G. Litchfield
Division Brigade Regiments and Others

1st Division
     BG William P. Carlin

1st Brigade


   Bvt BG Harrison C. Hobart

2nd Brigade


   Bvt BG George P. Buell

3rd Brigade


   Ltc David Miles (w)
   Ltc Arnold McMahan

2nd Division
     BG James D. Morgan

Provost Guard
1st Brigade


   BG William Vandever

2nd Brigade


   BG John G. Mitchell

3rd Brigade


   Bvt BG Benjamin D. Fearing (w)
   Ltc James W. Langley

3rd Division
     Bvt MG Absalom Baird

1st Brigade


   Col Morton C. Hunter

2nd Brigade


   Ltc Thomas Doan

3rd Brigade


   Col George P. Este

Artillery


   Maj Charles Houghtaling

XX Corps[edit]

Bvt MG Alpheus S. Williams

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

1st Division
     BG Nathaniel J. Jackson

1st Brigade


   Col James L. Selfridge

2nd Brigade


   Col William Hawley

3rd Brigade


   BG James S. Robinson

2nd Division
     Bvt MG John W. Geary

1st Brigade


   Bvt BG Ario Pardee, Jr.

2nd Brigade


   Col George W. Mindil

3rd Brigade


   Bvt BG Henry A. Barnum

3rd Division
     Bvt MG William T. Ward

1st Brigade


   Col Henry Case

2nd Brigade


   Col Daniel Dustin

3rd Brigade


   Bvt BG William Cogswell

Artillery


   Maj John A. Reynolds

  • Battery I, 1st New York Light: Cpt Charles E. Winegar
  • Battery M, 1st New York Light: Lt Edward P. Newkirk
  • Battery C, 1st Ohio Light: Lt Jerome Stephens
  • Battery E, Pennsylvania Light

Cavalry[edit]

Division Brigades Regiments and batteries

3rd Division
     Bvt MG Judson Kilpatrick

1st Brigade


   Col Thomas J. Jordan

2nd Brigade


   Bvt BG Smith D. Atkins

3rd Brigade


   Col George E. Spencer

4th Brigade (provisional)


   Ltc William B. Way

  • 1st Regiment
  • 2nd Regiment
  • 3rd Regiment
Artillery

References[edit]

  1. ^ Multiple commander names indicate command succession of command during the battle or the campaign.

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