Cheat Mountain order of battle

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The following Union Army and Confederate Army units and commanders fought in the Battle of Cheat Mountain of the American Civil War on September 12 and 13, 1861 in present-day West Virginia.

Abbreviations used[edit]

Military rank[edit]


  • w = wounded
  • k = killed

Union Forces[edit]

Cheat Mountain District[edit]

BG Joseph J. Reynolds[1]

Brigade Unit
1st Brigade

   BG Joseph J. Reynolds

  • Bracken's Indiana Cavalry
  • 1st Ohio Cavalry, Company A
  • 1st Ohio Cavalry, Company C

Confederate Forces[edit]

Army of the Northwest[edit]

Gen Robert E. Lee[2]

Brigade Unit
1st Brigade

   BG Henry R. Jackson[3]

2nd Brigade

   BG Samuel R. Anderson[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Eicher p.451
  2. ^ Eicher p.889
  3. ^ Eicher p.315
  4. ^ Eicher p.106


  • Eicher, John H., & Eicher, David J., Civil War High Commands, Stanford University Press, 2001, ISBN 0-8047-3641-3.
  • Lesser, W. Hunter, Rebels at the Gate: Lee and McClellan on the Front Line of a Nation Divided, Sourcebooks, 2004, ISBN 978-1570717475.
  • Newell, Clayton R., Lee vs. McClellan: The First Campaign, Regnery Publishing, 1996, ISBN 0-89526-452-8.