Knoxville Union order of battle

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The following Union Army units and commanders fought in the Knoxville Campaign and subsequent East Tennessee operations during the American Civil War from November 4 to December 23, 1863 under the command of Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside. Engagements fought during this time included the battles of Campbell's Station and Fort Sanders and the siege of Knoxville. Order of battle compiled from the army organization during the campaign[1] and return of casualties.[2] The Confederate order of battle is shown separately.

Abbreviations used[edit]

Military rank[edit]

Other[edit]

Army of the Ohio[edit]

MG Ambrose E. Burnside

General Headquarters

IX Corps[edit]

BG Robert B. Potter

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     BG Edward Ferrero

1st Brigade


   Col David Morrison

2nd Brigade


   Col Benjamin C. Christ

3rd Brigade


   Col William Humphrey

Artillery


  

Second Division
     Col John F. Hartranft

1st Brigade


   Col Joshua K. Sigfried

2nd Brigade


   Ltc Edwin Schall

Unattached


  

  • Battery "E", 2nd U.S. Artillery: Lt Samuel B. Benjamin

XXIII Corps[edit]

BG Mahlon D. Manson

General Headquarters

  • Chief of Engineers: Col Orlando M. Poe[3]
  • McLaughlin's Ohio Cavalry Squadron: Maj Richard Rice
  • Engineer Battalion: Cpt O. S. McClure
Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Second Division
     BG Julius White

1st Brigade


   Col Samuel R. Mott[4][5]

2nd Brigade


   Col Marshall W. Chapin

  • 107th Illinois: Ltc Francis H. Lowry
  • 13th Kentucky: Col William E. Hobson
  • 23rd Michigan: Maj William W. Wheeler
  • 111th Ohio Infantry: Colonel John R. Bond, Maj Isaac R. Sherwood
  • Henshaw's (IL) Independent Battery: Cpt Edward C. Henshaw

Third Division
     BG Milo S. Hascall

1st Brigade


   Col James W. Reilly

2nd Brigade


   Col Daniel Cameron

Artillery


  

Provisional Brigade


   Col William A. Haskins

Cavalry Corps[edit]

BG James M. Shackelford

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     BG William P. Sanders (mw)[6]
     Col Frank Wolford

1st Brigade


   Col Frank Wolford
   Ltc Silas Adams

2nd Brigade


   Ltc Emory S. Bond

3rd Brigade


   Col Charles D. Pennebaker

Second Division
     Col John W. Foster

1st Brigade


   Col Israel Garrard

2nd Brigade


   Col Felix W. Graham
   Col Horace Capron[7]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXI, Part 1, pages 812-817 (Troops in the Department of the Ohio, Maj. Gen. Ambrose Burnside, U. S. Army, commanding, October 31, 1864)
  2. ^ Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXI, Part 1,pages 288-293
  3. ^ Eicher p.432
  4. ^ Mott's brigade did not take an active part in the campaign Official Records, Series I, Volume XXXI, Part 1, page 289
  5. ^ Official Records
  6. ^ Sanders was mortally wounded November 18, 1863 at Campbell's Station (Eicher, p. 610).
  7. ^ Eicher p.162

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