Champion Hill Confederate order of battle

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The following Confederate Army units[1] and commanders fought in the Battle of Champion Hill of the American Civil War. The Union order of battle is listed separately. Order of battle compiled from the army organization,[2] returns of casualties[3] and reports.[4]

Abbreviations used[edit]

Military rank[edit]


  • w = wounded
  • k = killed
  • c = captured

Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana[edit]

LTG John C. Pemberton

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Loring's Division
     MG William W. Loring

1st Brigade

   BG Lloyd Tilghman (k)
   Col A. E. Reynolds

  • 1st Confederate Infantry Battalion: Ltc G. H. Forney
  • 6th Mississippi: Col R. Lowry
  • 23rd Mississippi: Col J. M. Wells
  • 26th Mississippi: Col A. E. Reynolds, Maj T. F. Parker
  • Company C, 14th Mississippi Artillery Battalion (4 guns): Lt J. Culbertson
  • Company D, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery (4 guns): Cpt J. L. Wofford
  • Company G, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery (6 guns): Cpt J. J. Cowan
2nd Brigade

   BG Abraham Buford

3rd Brigade

   BG Winfield S. Featherston

  • 3rd Mississippi: Col T. A. Mellon
  • 22nd Mississippi: Col F. Schaller
  • 31st Mississippi: Col J. A. Orr
  • 33rd Mississippi: Col D. W. Hurst
  • 1st Mississippi Sharpshooter Battalion: Maj W. A. Rayburn
Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Stevenson's Division
     MG Carter L. Stevenson

Division Artillery

Maj Joseph W. Anderson (k)

  • Botetourt (Virginia) Artillery (2 guns): Cpt J. W. Johnston
  • Company A, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery (4 guns): Cpt S. J. Ridley (k), Cpt W. T. Ratliff
1st Brigade

   BG Seth M. Barton

  • 40th Georgia: Ltc R. M. Young
  • 41st Georgia: Col W. E. Curtiss
  • 42nd Georgia: Col R. J. Henderson
  • 43rd Georgia: Col S. Harris (k), Cpt M. M. Grantham
  • 52nd Georgia: Col C. D. Phillips (c), Maj J. J. Moore
  • Cherokee Georgia Artillery (4 guns): Cpt Max van den Corput
2nd Brigade

   BG Stephen D. Lee

  • 20th Alabama: Col I. W. Garrott
  • 23rd Alabama: Col F. K. Beck
  • 30th Alabama: Col C. M. Shelley
  • 31st Alabama: Ltc T. M. Arrington
  • 46th Alabama: Col M. L. Woods (c), Cpt G. E. Brewer
  • Waddell's Alabama Battery (6 guns): Cpt J. F. Waddell
3rd Brigade

   BG Alfred Cumming

  • 34th Georgia: Col J. A. W. Johnson
  • 36th Georgia: Col J. A. Glenn
  • 39th Georgia: Col J. T. McConnell (w), Ltc J. F. B. Jackson
  • 56th Georgia: Col E. P. Watkins (w), Ltc J. T. Slaughter
  • 57th Georgia: Col W. Barkuloo
4th Brigade

   Col Alexander W. Reynolds

  • 3rd Tennessee (P.A.): Col N. J. Lillard
  • 31st Tennessee: Col W. M. Bradford
  • 43rd Tennessee: Col J. W. Gillespie
  • 59th Tennessee: Col W. L. Eakin
  • 3rd Maryland Artillery (6 guns): Cpt F. O. Claiborne

Bowen's Division
     BG John S. Bowen

1st Brigade

   BG Francis M. Cockrell

  • 1st Missouri: Col A. C. Riley
  • 2nd Missouri: Ltc P. S. Senteny
  • 3rd Missouri: Col W. R. Gause
  • 5th Missouri: Col J. McCown
  • 6th Missouri: Maj S. Cooper
  • Guibor's (Missouri) Battery (4 guns): Lt W. Corkery
  • Landis' (Missouri) Battery (4 guns): Lt J. M. Langan
  • Wade's (Missouri) Battery (6 guns): Lt R. C. Walsh
2nd Brigade

   BG Martin E. Green

  • Adams' Mississippi Cavalry: Col Wirt Adams
  • 20th Mississippi Mounted Infantry: Ltc W. N. Brown
Engineers: Maj Samuel H. Lockett

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Multiple commander names indicate command succession of command during the battle or the campaign.
  2. ^ Official Records, Series I, Volume XXIV, Part 3, pages 703-707 (April 1863) and The Battle of Champion Hill website (Order of Battle)
  3. ^ Official Records, Series I, Volume XXIV, Part 2, page 728
  4. ^ Official Records, Series I, Volume XXIV, Part 2, pages 725-726 and The Battle of Champion Hill website (Official Reports)