Cross Keys Union order of battle

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The following United States Army units and commanders fought in the Battle of Cross Keys of the American Civil War. The Confederate order of battle is listed separately.

Abbreviations used[edit]

Military rank[edit]

Union Forces Near Cross Keys[edit]

MG John C. Frémont

Mountain Department[edit]

MG John C. Frémont

Division Brigade Regiment or Other

Blenker's Division
     BG Louis Blenker

First (Stahel's) Brigade

   BG Julius Stahel

Second (Steinwehr's) Brigade

   Col John A. Koltes

Third (Bohlen's) Brigade

   BG Henry Bohlen

Cavalry Attachment

   Col Christian F. Dickel

  • 4th New York Cavalry: Col Christian F. Dickel

Attached Independent Units

Cluseret's Brigade

   Col Gustave Paul Cluseret

Milroy's Brigade

   BG Robert H. Milroy

Schenck's Brigade

   BG Robert C. Schenck

Attached Cavalry

Department of the Rappahannock (formerly I Corps, Army of the Potomac)[edit]

MG Irvin McDowell (not present)

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Shields Division
     BG James Shields (not present)

Bayard's Brigade

[Temporarily assigned to Fremont's command beginning May 30.]
   BG George Dashiell Bayard


  • June 8, 1862 - Battle of Cross Keys, Va. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. United States War Department. Volume XII, Chapter XXIV, pp. 664–682. (1885)