Peachtree Creek Confederate order of battle

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The following Confederate States Army units and commanders fought in the Battle of Peachtree Creek of the American Civil War. The Union order of battle is listed separately.

Abbreviations used[edit]

Military rank[edit]


Army of Tennessee[edit]

Gen John B. Hood

Stewart’s Corps[edit]

LTG Alexander P. Stewart

  • Orleans Light Horse - Cpt Leeds Greenleaf
Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Loring's Division
     MG William W. Loring

  • Company B, 7th Tennessee Cavalry: Cpt James P. Russell
Featherston's Brigade

   BG Winfield S. Featherston

  • 1st Mississippi Infantry: Maj Milton S. Alcorn
  • 3rd Mississippi Infantry
  • 22nd Mississippi Infantry
  • 31st Mississippi Infantry
  • 33rd Mississippi Infantry
  • 40th Mississippi Infantry
  • 1st Mississippi Battalion Sharpshooters: Maj James M. Stigler
Adam's Brigade

   BG John Adams

  • 6th Mississippi Infantry: Col Robert Lowry
  • 14th Mississippi Infantry: Ltc Washington L. Doss
  • 15th Mississippi Infantry: Col Michael Farrell
  • 20th Mississippi Infantry: Col William N. Brown
  • 23rd Mississippi Infantry
  • 43rd Mississippi Infantry: Col Richard Harrison
Scott's Brigade

   BG Thomas M. Scott

  • 27th-35th-49th Alabama Infantry: Col Samuel S. Ives
  • 55th Alabama Infantry
  • 57th Alabama Infantry
  • 12th Louisiana Infantry

French's Division
     BG Samuel Gibbs French

Ector's Brigade

   BG Mathew Ector

  • 29th North Carolina Infantry: Ltc Bacchus S. Proffitt
  • 39th North Carolina Infantry: Col David Coleman
  • 9th Texas Infantry
  • 10th Texas Cavalry (dismounted): Col Cullen R. Earp
  • 14th Texas Cavalry (dismounted): Col John L. Camp
  • 32nd Texas Cavalry (dismounted): Col Julius A. Andrews
  • Jaques's Cavalry Battalion: Maj J. Jaques
Cockrell's Brigade

   BG Francis M. Cockrell

  • 1st Missouri Cavalry-3rd Missouri Cavalry Btln. (dismounted)
  • 1st-4th Missouri Infantry
  • 2nd-6th Missouri Infantry: Col Peter C. Flournoy
  • 3rd-5th Missouri Infantry: Col James McCown
Sear's Brigade

   BG Claudius W. Sears

  • 4th Mississippi Infantry: Col Thomas N. Adair
  • 35th Mississippi Infantry
  • 36th Mississippi Infantry: Col William W. Witherspoon
  • 39th Mississippi Infantry
  • 46th Mississippi Infantry: Col William H. Clark
  • 7th Mississippi Infantry Battalion

Walthall's Division
     BG Edward C. Walthall

Quarles's Brigade

   BG William A. Quarles

Reynold's Brigade

   BG Daniel H. Reynolds

Cantey's Brigade

   Col Edward A. O'Neal

     Ltc Samuel C. Williams

Waddell's Battalion
  • Bellamy's Alabama Battery
  • Emery's Alabama Battery: Cpt Winslow D. Emery
  • Missouri Battery
Myrick's Battalion

   Maj John D. Myrick

Storrs's Battalion

   Maj George S. Storrs

  • Ward's Alabama Battery
  • Hoskins' Mississippi Battery: Cpt James A. Hoskins
  • Guibor's Missouri Battery
Preston's Battalion

   Maj William C. Preston

  • Lovelace's Selma Alabama Battery: Lt Charles W. Lovelace
  • Tarrant's Alabama Battery
  • Mississippi Battery: Cpt James H. Yates

Hardee's Corps[edit]

LTG William J. Hardee

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Cheatham's Division
     MG Benjamin F. Cheatham

Maney's Brigade

   BG George Maney

Wright's Brigade

   BG John C. Carter

Strahl's Brigade

   BG Otho F. Strahl

Vaughn's Brigade

   BG Alfred J. Vaughn Jr.

Cleburne's Division
     MG Patrick Cleburne

Polk's Brigade

   BG Lucius E. Polk

Lowrey's Brigade

   BG Mark P. Lowrey

  • 16th Alabama Infantry: Col Frederick A. Ashford
  • 33rd Alabama Infantry
  • 45th Alabama Infantry
  • 32nd Mississippi Infantry: Col William H.H. Tison
  • 45th Mississippi Infantry: Col Aaron B. Hardcastle
  • 3rd Mississippi Infantry Battalion: Ltc John D. Williams
Govan's Brigade

   BG Daniel Govan

Granbury's Brigade

   BG Hiram B. Granbury

  • 6th Texas Infantry
  • 7th Texas Infantry
  • 10th Texas Infantry
  • 15th Texas Infantry
  • 17th Texas Cavalry (dismounted)
  • 24th Texas Cavalry (dismounted)

Walker's Division
     MG William H.T. Walker

Jackson's Brigade

   BG John K. Jackson

Gists's Brigade

   BG States Rights Gist

Stevens's Brigade

   BG Clement H. Stevens (mw)

  • 1st (Confederate) Georgia Infantry: Col George A. Smith
  • 25th Georgia Infantry
  • 29th Georgia Infantry
  • 30th Georgia Infantry
  • 66th Georgia Infantry
  • 1st Georgia Sharpshooters Battalion
  • 26th Georgia Infantry Battalion: Maj John W. Nisbet
Mercer's Brigade

   BG Hugh W. Mercer

  • 1st (Olmstead's) Georgia Infantry
  • 5th Georgia Infantry
  • 57th Georgia Infantry
  • 63rd Georgia Infantry

Bate's Division
     MG William B. Bate

Lewis's Brigade

   BG Joseph H. Lewis

Tyler's Brigade

   BG Thomas B. Smith

Finley's Brigade

   BG Jesse J. Finley

     Col Melancthon Smith

Hoxton's Battalion

   Maj Llewellyn G. Hoxton

  • Alabama Artillery Battery
  • Florida Artillery Battery
  • Mississippi Artillery Battery
Hotchkiss's Battalion

   Maj Thomas R. Hotchkiss

  • Helena (Arkansas) Artillery: Cpt Thomas J. Key
  • Alabama Artillery Battery: Lt H. Shannon
  • Mississippi Artillery Battery: Lt Henry N. Steele
Martin's Battalion
  • Missouri Artillery Battery
  • South Carolina Artillery Battery
  • Georgia Artillery Battery
Cobb's Battalion

   Maj Robert Cobb

  • Kentucky Artillery Battery: Lt Robert B. Matthews
  • Tennessee Artillery Battery
  • Louisiana Artillery Battery
Palmer's Battalion
  • Alabama Artillery Battery: Cpt Charles L. Lumsden
  • Georgia Artillery Battery: Cpt R.W. Anderson
  • Georgia Artillery Battery: Cpt M.W. Havis

Other units[edit]

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Cavalry Division
     BG William H. Jackson

Armstrong's Brigade

   BG Frank C. Armstrong

  • 1st Mississippi Cavalry: Col Richard A. Pinson
  • 2nd Mississippi Cavalry: Maj John J. Perry
  • 28th Mississippi Cavalry
  • Ballentine's Mississippi Cavalry
  • Company "A" 1st Confederate Cavalry: Cpt James Ruffin
Ross's Brigade

   BG Lawrence S. Ross

  • 1st Texas Legion: Col Edwin R. Hawkins
  • 3rd Texas Cavalry: Ltc Jiles S. Boggess
  • 6th Texas Cavalry: Ltc Peter F. Ross
  • 9th Texas Cavalry
Ferguson's Brigade

   BG Samuel W. Ferguson

  • 2nd Alabama Cavalry: Col John N. Carpenter
  • 56th Alabama Cavalry
  • 9th Mississippi Cavalry: Col Horace H. Miller
  • 11th Mississippi Cavalry: Col Robert O. Perrin
  • 12th Mississippi Cavalry Battalion

   Cpt John Waties

  • Georgia Artillery Battery
  • Missouri Artillery Battery: Cpt Houston King
  • South Carolina Artillery Battery: Lt R.B. Waddell

1st Division, Georgia State Militia
     MG Gustavus W. Smith

1st Brigade

   BG R.W. Carswell

  • 1st Regiment State Troops: Col Edward H. Pottle
  • 2nd Regiment State Troops: Col Charles D. Anderson
  • 5th Regiment State Troops: Col S.S. Stanford
  • 1st Battalion State Troops: Ltc H.K. McCay
2nd Brigade

   BG Pleasant J. Philips

  • 3rd Regiment State Troops: Col Q.M. Hill
  • 4th Regiment State Troops: Col Robert McMillan
  • 6th Regiment State Troops: Col J.W. Burney
3rd Brigade

   BG Charles D. Anderson

Composition unknown

4th Brigade

   BG H.K. McCay

Composition unknown

State Artillery Battalion

   Col C.W. Stiles

Composition unknown


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