Pea Ridge Union order of battle

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The following Union Army units and commanders fought in the Battle of Pea Ridge (or Battle of Elkhorn Tavern) of the American Civil War in Pea Ridge, Arkansas on March 6-8, 1862. The Confederate order of battle is shown separately.

Abbreviations used[edit]

Military rank[edit]

Other[edit]

Army of the Southwest[edit]

BG Samuel R. Curtis

Headquarters Units:

  • 24th Missouri (5 companies): Maj Eli W. Weston
  • 3rd Iowa Cavalry (Companies A, B, F, H and I): Col Cyrus Bussey
  • Bowen’s Missouri Cavalry Battalion (Companies A, B, C, D and M, with 4 mountain howitzers): Maj William D. Bowen

First and Second Divisions[edit]

BG Franz Sigel

Division Brigade Regiments and Other

First Division
     Col Peter J. Osterhaus

First Brigade

   Col Peter J. Osterhaus

Second Brigade

   Col Nicholas Greusel

  • 36th Illinois (Company F detached): Col Nicholas Greusel
  • 12th Missouri (Company E detached): Maj Hugo Wangelin
Artillery

Second Division
     BG Alexander Asboth (w)

First Brigade

   Col Frederick Schaefer

Artillery
Not Brigaded

Divisions Reporting Directly[edit]

Division Brigade Regiments and Other

Third Division
     Col Jefferson C. Davis

First Brigade

   Col Thomas Pattison

Second Brigade

   Col Julius White

Not Brigaded

Fourth Division
     Col Eugene A. Carr (w)

First Brigade

   Col Grenville M. Dodge (w)

Second Brigade

   Col William Vandever

References[edit]

  • Pea Ridge National Military Park website (Order of Battle)
  • Shea, William L. & Earl J. Hess. Pea Ridge: Civil War Campaign in the West. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1992 ISBN 0-8078-2042-3: pages 331-339.