Solferino order of battle

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The following is a complete list of units and commanders who fought in the battle of Solferino on June 24, 1859.

French Army[edit]

Emperor Napoleon III
Chief of Staff: Jean-Baptiste Philibert Vaillant

Imperial Guard[edit]

Auguste Regnaud de Saint-Jean d'Angély

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     François Aimé Mellinet

1st Brigade

   Niol

  • 2 battalions of Zouaves
  • 3 battalions of 1st Grenadiers
2nd Brigade

   Blanchard

  • 3 battalions of 2nd Grenadiers
  • 3 battalions of 3rd Grenadiers
Artillery

  

  • 12 guns

Second Division
     Jacques Camou

1st Brigade

   Manéque

  • 1 battalion of Chasseurs
  • 3 battalions of 1st Voltigeurs
  • 3 battalions of 2nd Voltigeurs
2nd Brigade

   Picard

  • 3 battalions of 3rd Voltigeurs
  • 3 battalions of 4th Voltigeurs
Artillery

  

  • 12 guns

Cavalry
     Louis Morris

1st Brigade

   Marion

  • 4 squadrons of 1st Cuirassiers
  • 4 squadrons of 2nd Cuirassiers
2nd Brigade

   de Champeron

  • 4 squadrons of Dragoons
  • 4 squadrons of Lancers
3rd Brigade

   Cassaignolles

  • 4 squadrons of Chasseurs à Cheval
  • 4 squadrons of Guides
Artillery

  

  • 12 guns

I Corps[edit]

Achille Baraguey d'Hilliers

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

3rd Division
     François Achille Bazaine

1st Brigade

   Goze

  • 3 battalions of 1st Zouaves
  • 3 battalions of 33rd Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 34th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Dumont

  • 3 battalions of 37th Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 78th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 12 guns

Cavalry Division
     Desvaux

1st Brigade

   de Planhol

  • 4 squadrons of 5th Hussars
  • 4 squadrons of 1st Chasseurs d'Afrique
2nd Brigade

   de Forton

  • 4 squadrons of 2nd Chasseurs d'Afrique
  • 4 squadrons of 3rd Chasseurs d'Afrique
Artillery

  

  • 6 guns

II Corps[edit]

Patrice de MacMahon

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     La Motterouge

1st Brigade

   Lefebrve

  • 3 battalions of Turcos
  • 3 battalions of 45th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Douay

  • 3 battalions of 65th Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 70th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 12 guns

Second Division
     Decaen

1st Brigade

   Gault

  • 1 battalion of 11th Chasseurs
  • 3 battalions of 71st Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 72nd Regiment
2nd Brigade

   de Castagny

  • 3 battalions of 2nd Zouaves
  • 2 battalions of 1st Foreign Legion
  • 3 battalions of 2nd Foreign Legion
Artillery

  

  • 12 guns

Cavalry
    

Cavalry Brigade

   Gaudin de Villaine

  • 4 squadrons of 4th Chasseurs à Cheval
  • 4 squadrons of 7th Chasseurs à Cheval

III Corps[edit]

François Certain Canrobert

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     Renault

1st Brigade

   Döens

  • 1 battalion of 8th Chasseurs
  • 3 battalions of 23rd Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 90th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Jannin

  • 3 battalions of 41st Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 56th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 12 guns

Second Division
     Jules Trochu

1st Brigade

   Bataille

  • 1 battalion of 19th Chasseurs
  • 3 battalions of 43rd Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 44th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Collineau

  • 3 battalions of 64th Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 88th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 12 guns

3rd Division
     Charles Denis Bourbaki

1st Brigade

   Vergé

  • 1 battalion of 18th Chasseurs
  • 3 battalions of 11th Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 14th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Auguste-Alexandre Ducrot

  • 3 battalions of 46th Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 59th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 12 guns

Cavalry Division
     Partouneaux

1st Brigade

   de Clérembault

  • 4 squadrons of 2nd Hussars
  • 4 squadrons of 7th Hussars
2nd Brigade

   de Labareyre

  • 4 squadrons of 1st Lancers
  • 4 squadrons of 4th Lancers
Artillery

  

  • 6 guns

IV Corps[edit]

Adolphe Niel

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     de Luzy

1st Brigade

   C. Douay

  • 1 battalion of 5th Chasseurs
  • 3 battalions of 30th Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 49th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Lenoble

  • 3 battalions of 6th Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 8th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 12 guns

Second Division
     Joseph Vinoy

1st Brigade

   de Capriol

  • 1 battalion of 6th Chasseurs
  • 3 battalions of 52nd Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 73rd Regiment
2nd Brigade

   de la Charriére

  • 3 battalions of 85th Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 86th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 12 guns

3rd Division
     de Failly

1st Brigade

   O'Farrell

  • 1 battalion of 15th Chasseurs
  • 3 battalions of 2nd Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 53rd Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Saurin

  • 3 battalions of 55th Regiment
  • 3 battalions of 76th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 12 guns

Cavalry

Cavalry Brigade

   de Rochefort

  • 4 squadrons of 2nd Chasseurs à Cheval
  • 4 squadrons of 10th Chasseurs à Cheval

Piedmont-Sardinian Army[edit]

King Victor Emmanuel II
Minister of War: Alfonso Ferrero La Marmora

Victor Emanuel at the battle of Solferino
Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     Giovanni Durando

1st Grenadier Brigade

   Colliano

  • 1 battalion of 3rd Bersaglieri
  • 4 battalions of 1st Grenadiers
  • 4 battalions of 2nd Grenadiers
2nd Savoy Brigade

   Parrier

  • 1 battalion of 4th Bersaglieri
  • 4 battalions of 1st Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 2nd Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 18 guns

Second Division
     Manfredo Fanti

1st Piedmont Brigade

   Camerana

  • 1 battalion of 9th Bersaglieri
  • 4 battalions of 3rd Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 4th Regiment
2nd Aosta Brigade

   Danesi

  • 1 battalion of 1st Bersaglieri
  • 4 battalions of 5th Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 6th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 18 guns

3rd Division
     Philibert Mollard

1st Cuneo Brigade

   Arnaldi

  • 1 battalion of 10th Bersaglieri
  • 4 battalions of 7th Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 8th Regiment
2nd Pinerolo Brigade

   Morozzo

  • 1 battalion of 2nd Bersaglieri
  • 4 battalions of 13th Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 14th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 18 guns

4th Division
     Enrico Cialdini

1st Regina Brigade

   Villamarina

  • 1 battalion of 7th Bersaglieri
  • 4 battalions of 9th Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 10th Regiment
2nd Savona Brigade

   Broglia

  • 1 battalion of 6th Bersaglieri
  • 4 battalions of 15th Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 16th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 18 guns

5th Division
     Gucchiari

1st Casale Brigade

   Pettinengo

  • 1 battalion of 8th Bersaglieri
  • 4 battalions of 11th Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 12th Regiment
2nd Acqui Brigade

   Gozzani

  • 1 battalion of 5th Bersaglieri
  • 4 battalions of 17th Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 18th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 18 guns

Cavalry Division
     Sambuy

1st Brigade

   Sonnaz

  • 8 squadrons
2nd Brigade

   Savoiroux

  • 8 squadrons
Horse Artillery

  

  • 12 guns

Austrian Army[edit]

Emperor Franz Joseph
Adjutant General: Karl Ludwig Grünne
Quartermaster General: Heinrich von Heß

First Army[edit]

Franz Graf von Wimpffen

II Corps[edit]

Liechtenstein

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     Jellacic

1st Brigade

   Szabo

  • 1 battalion of 9th Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 12th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Wachter

  • 1 battalion of 10th Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 46th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 16 guns

Second Division
     Herdy

1st Brigade

   Kintzl

  • 4 battalions of 45th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Hahn

  • 2 battalions of 21st Regiment
  • 1 battalion of 31st Regiment
  • 1 battalion of 32nd Regiment
  • 1 battalion of 39th Regiment
  • 1 battalion of 47th Regiment
  • 1 battalion of 54th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 8 guns
Mantua garrison

  

  • 1/2 battalion of 1st Regiment
  • 1 battalion of 33rd Regiment
  • 1 battalion of 49th Regiment
Cavalry

  

  • 4 squadrons of 12th Hussars

III Corps[edit]

Schwartzenberg

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     Schönberger

1st Brigade

   Pokorny

  • 1 battalion of 15th Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 58th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Dienstel

  • 1 battalion of 13th Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 27th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 16 guns

Second Division
     Habermann

1st Brigade

   Wetzlar

  • 1 battalion of 2nd Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 5th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Hartung

  • 1 battalion of 23rd Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 14th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 24 guns
Cavalry

  

  • 4 squadrons of 10th Hussars

IX Corps[edit]

Schaffgotsche

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
    

1st Brigade

   Castiglione

  • 1 battalion of 8th Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 19th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Wimpffen

  • 1 battalion of 8th Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 40th Regiment
3rd Brigade

   Suini

  • 1 battalion of 16th Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 34th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 24 guns

Second Division
     Grenneville

1st Brigade

   Blumencron

  • 1 battalion of 4th Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 52nd Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Fehimayr

  • 1 battalion of Titler Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 8th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 16 guns

Cavalry
    

Cavalry Brigade

  

  • 4 squadrons of 12th Uhlans

X Corps[edit]

Wernhardt

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     Marziani

1st Brigade

   Maroicic

  • 1 battalion of 12th Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 15th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Anthione

  • 1 battalion of 14th Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 15th Regiment
3rd Brigade

   Jablonsky

  • 1 battalion of 20th Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 33rd Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 24 guns

Second Division
     Wallemare

1st Brigade

   Schiller

  • 1 battalion of 5th Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 6th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Mollinary

  • 1 battalion of 13th Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 56th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 16 guns

Cavalry
    

Cavalry Brigade

  

  • 4 squadrons of 4th Uhlans

XI Corps[edit]

Weigl

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     Schwartzel

1st Brigade

   Sebottendorf

  • 1 battalion of 10th Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 37th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Greschke

  • 4 battalions of 35th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 16 guns

Second Division
     Blomberg

1st Brigade

   Baltin

  • 1 battalion of 5th Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 9th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Dobrzensky

  • 1 battalion of 21st Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 42nd Regiment
3rd Brigade

   Host

  • 1 battalion of 9th Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 57th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 24 guns

Cavalry
    

Cavalry Brigade

  

  • 4 squadrons of 4th Uhlans

Second Army[edit]

Franz Schlik

I Corps[edit]

Clam-Gallas

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     Montenuovo

1st Brigade

   Paszthory

  • 1 battalion of 2nd Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 60th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Brunner

  • 1 battalion of 11th Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 29th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 16 guns

Second Division
     Stankovics

1st Brigade

   Hoditz

  • 1 battalion of 14th Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 48th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Reznicek

  • 1 battalion of 24th Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 16th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 16 guns

Cavalry
    

Cavalry Brigade

  

  • 4 squadrons of 12th Hussars

V Corps[edit]

Stadion

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     Palffy

1st Brigade

   Gaal

  • 1 battalion of 1st Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 3rd Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Puchner

  • 1 battalion of 4th Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 31st Regiment
3rd Brigade

   Bils

  • 1 battalion of 3rd Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 47th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 24 guns

Second Division
     Sternberg

1st Brigade

   Koller

  • 1 battalion of 3rd Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 32nd Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Festetics

  • 1 battalion of 6th Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 21st Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 16 guns

Cavalry
    

Cavalry Brigade

  

  • 4 squadrons of 12th Uhlans

VII Corps[edit]

Zobel

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     Hess

1st Brigade

   Wussin

  • 1 battalion of 1st Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 1st Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Gablentz

  • 1 battalion of 4th Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 4th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 16 guns

Second Division
     Lilia

1st Brigade

   Brandenstein

  • 1 battalion of 19th Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 53rd Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Wallon

  • 1 battalion of 2nd Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 17th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 16 guns

Cavalry
    

Cavalry Brigade

  

  • 4 squadrons of 1st Hussars

VIII Corps[edit]

Ludwig von Benedek

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     Berger

1st Brigade

   Watervliet

  • 1 battalion of 2nd Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 7th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Kuhn

  • 1 battalion of 4th Grenz Regiment
  • 4 battalions of 17th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 16 guns

Second Division
     Lang

1st Brigade

   Phillippovic

  • 1 battalion of 5th Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 11th Regiment
2nd Brigade

   Dauber

  • 1 battalion of 3rd Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 39th Regiment
3rd Brigade

   Lippert

  • 1 battalion of 9th Jägers
  • 4 battalions of 59th Regiment
Artillery

  

  • 24 guns

Cavalry Division
     Mensdorff

1st Brigade

   Holstein

  • 6 squadrons of 5th Dragoons
  • 6 squadrons of 6th Dragoos
2nd Brigade

   Zichy

  • 8 squadrons of 1st Uhlans
Artillery

  

  • 16 guns

References[edit]