Globe Tavern Union order of battle

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The following Union Army units and commanders fought in the Battle of Globe Tavern (August 18-21, 1864) of the American Civil War. Order of battle compiled from the casualty returns.[1]

Abbreviations used[edit]

Military rank[edit]


Army of the Potomac[edit]

V Corps[edit]

MG Gouverneur K. Warren[2]

Escort: Lt John C. Paul

  • 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry (detachment)

Provost Guard: Maj Henry W. Rider

  • 5th New York (battalion)

Ambulance Train: Cpt William F. Drum

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     BG Charles Griffin

1st Brigade

   Col William S. Tilton

2nd Brigade

   Col Edgar M. Gregory

3rd Brigade

   Col James Gwyn

Second Division
     BG Romeyn B. Ayres

1st Brigade

   BG Joseph Hayes (c) Aug 19
   Col Frederick Winthrop

2nd Brigade

   Col Nathan T. Dushane (k) Aug 21
   Col Samuel A. Graham

  • 1st Maryland
  • 4th Maryland
  • 7th Maryland
  • 8th Maryland
  • Purnell (Maryland) Legion: Col Samuel A. Graham
3rd Brigade

   Ltc Michael Wiedrich

  • 15th New York Heavy Artillery

Third Division
     BG Samuel W. Crawford

1st Brigade

   Col Peter Lyle

2nd Brigade

   Col Richard Coulter[4]
   Col Charles Wheelock

3rd Brigade

   Col William R. Hartshorne

  • 190th Pennsylvania
  • 191st Pennsylvania

Fourth Division
     BG Lysander Cutler (w) Aug 21

1st Brigade

   BG Edward S. Bragg

2nd Brigade

   Col J. William Hofmann

  • 3rd Delaware
  • 4th Delaware
  • 76th New York
  • 95th New York
  • 147th New York
  • 56th Pennsylvania
  • 157th Pennsylvania (battalion)
Provost Guard
  • Independent (Wisconsin) Battalion
Artillery Brigade

   Col Charles S. Wainwright

  • Massachusetts Light, 3rd Battery (C)
  • Massachusetts Light, 5th Battery (E)
  • Massachusetts Light, 9th Battery
  • 1st New York Light, Battery B
  • 1st New York Light, Battery C
  • 1st New York Light, Battery D
  • 1st New York Light, Batteries E and L
  • 1st New York Light, Battery H
  • New York Light, 5th Battery
  • New York Light, 15th Battery
  • 1st Pennsylvania Light, Battery B
  • 4th United States, Battery B
  • 5th United States, Battery D

IX Corps[edit]

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     BG Julius White

1st Brigade

   Ltc Joseph H. Barnes

2nd Brigade

   Ltc Gilbert P. Robinson

  • 3rd Maryland
  • 14th New York Heavy Artillery
  • 179th New York
  • 2nd Pennsylvania Provisional Heavy Artillery
  • Massachusetts Light, 14th Battery

Second Division
     BG Robert B. Potter

1st Brigade

   Col Zenas R. Bliss
   Col John I. Curtin[5]

2nd Brigade

   BG Simon G. Griffin

Acting Engineers
  • Massachusetts Light, 11th Battery
  • New York Light, 19th Battery

Third Division
     BG Orlando B. Willcox

1st Brigade

   BG John F. Hartranft

2nd Brigade

   Col William Humphrey

Acting Engineers


Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Second Division, Cavalry Corps,
Army of the Potomac

1st Brigade

   Col William Stedman

Cavalry Division,
Army of the James

2nd Brigade

   Col Samuel P. Spear

  • 1st District of Columbia
  • 11th Pennsylvania


  1. ^ Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXXII, Part 1, pages 122-128
  2. ^ Also in command of all troops engaged
  3. ^ Brady's and Jardine's Companies Sharpshooters attached
  4. ^ Sick from August 18, 1864
  5. ^ Assumed command August 21, 1864
  6. ^ 1st and 2nd Companies Michigan Sharpshooters attached
  7. ^ 9th and 10th Companies Ohio Sharpshooters attached