Stones River Union order of battle

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The following Union Army units and commanders fought in the Battle of Stones River of the American Civil War. The Confederate order of battle is listed separately. Order of battle compiled from the army organization[1] during the campaign,[2] the casualty returns[3] and the reports.[4]

Abbreviations[edit]

Military rank[edit]

Other[edit]

XIV Corps (Army of the Cumberland)[edit]

MG William S. Rosecrans, Commanding

General Staff and Headquarters[edit]

General Staff:[5]

  • Chief of Artillery and Ordnance: Col James Barnett
  • Chief of Staff: Ltc Julius P. Garesché (k)
  • Chief Quartermaster: Ltc John W. Taylor
  • Chief Commissary: Ltc Samuel Simmons
  • Judge-Advocate-General: Maj Ralston Skinner
  • Inspector of Artillery: Cpt Jeremiah H. Gilman
  • Assistant Inspector General: Cpt James Curtis
  • Provost Marshal General: Cpt William M. Wiles
  • Chief of Topographical Engineers: Cpt Nathaniel Michler
  • Signal Corps: Cpt Jesse Merill

General Headquarters:

Provost Guard:

General Escort:

Right Wing[edit]

MG Alexander McD. McCook

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     BG Jefferson C. Davis

1st Brigade


   Col P. Sidney Post

2nd Brigade


   Col William P. Carlin

3rd Brigade


   Col William E. Woodruff

Artillery[7]
Escort

Second Division
     BG Richard W. Johnson

1st Brigade


   BG August Willich (w&c)
   Col William Wallace
   Col William H. Gibson

2nd Brigade


   BG Edward N. Kirk (mw)
   Col Joseph B. Dodge

3rd Brigade


   Col Philemon P. Baldwin

Artillery[9]
Cavalry
  • 3rd Indiana, Companies G, H, I, and K: Maj Robert Klein

Third Division
     BG Philip Sheridan

1st Brigade


   BG Joshua W. Sill (k)
   Col Nicholas Greusel

2nd Brigade


   Col Frederick Schaefer (k)
   Ltc Benard Laiboldt

3rd Brigade


   Col George W. Roberts (k)
   Col Fazilo A. Harrington (k)
   Col Luther P. Bradley

Artillery[10]


   Cpt Henry Hescock

Escort

Center[edit]

MG George H. Thomas[11]

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     MG Lovell H. Rousseau

1st Brigade


   Col Benjamin F. Scribner

2nd Brigade


   Col John Beatty

3rd Brigade


   Col John C. Starkweather

4th Brigade


   Ltc Oliver L. Shepherd

Artillery[12]


   Cpt Cyrus O. Loomis

Cavalry

Second Division
     BG James S. Negley

1st Brigade


   BG James G. Spears

2nd Brigade


   Col Timothy R. Stanley

3rd Brigade


   Col John F. Miller

Artillery

Third Division[20]
     BG Speed S. Fry

1st Brigade


   Col Moses B. Walker

Artillery

Left Wing[edit]

MG Thomas L. Crittenden

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

First Division
     BG Thomas J. Wood (w)
     BG Milo S. Hascall

1st Brigade


   BG Milo S. Hascall
   Col George P. Buell

2nd Brigade


   Col George D. Wagner

3rd Brigade


   Col Charles G. Harker

Artillery[23]


   Maj Seymour Race

Second Division
     BG John M. Palmer

1st Brigade


   BG Charles Cruft

2nd Brigade


   Col William B. Hazen

3rd Brigade


   Col William Grose

Artillery


   Cpt William E. Standart

Third Division
     BG Horatio P. Van Cleve (w)
     Col Samuel Beatty

1st Brigade


   Col Samuel Beatty
   Col Benjamin C. Grider

2nd Brigade


   Col James P. Fyffe

3rd Brigade


   Col Samuel W. Price

Artillery


   Cpt George R. Swallow

Cavalry[edit]

BG David S. Stanley

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Cavalry Division
     Col John Kennett

1st Brigade


   Col Robert H.G. Minty

2nd Brigade


   Col Lewis Zahm

Artillery

Reporting directly

Reserve Cavalry
Unattached

Engineers[edit]

Division Brigade Regiments and Others

Engineers

Pioneer Brigade


   Cpt James St. Clair Morton

  • 1st Battalion: Cpt Lyman Bridges (w)
  • 2nd Battalion: Cpt Calvin Hood
  • 3rd Battalion: Cpt Robert Clements
  • Chicago Board of Trade Battery: Cpt James H. Stokes
Engineers and Mechanics

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Multiple commander names indicate command succession of command during the battle or the campaign.
  2. ^ Official Records, Series I, Volume XX, Part 1, pages 174-182
  3. ^ Official Records, Series I, Volume XX, Part 1, pages 207-217
  4. ^ Official Records, Series I, Volume XX, Part 1, pages 1093-1099
  5. ^ see: Rosecrans' report
  6. ^ Turned over command to Captain McDonald on account of sickness on January 3, 1863 (see: Kirby's report)
  7. ^ The 2nd Minnesota was attached to the 2nd Brigade, 5th Wisconsin to the 1st Brigade, and 8th Wisconsin to the 3rd Brigade
  8. ^ Turned over command to Major Dysart on account of sickness on December 30, 1862 (see: Dysart's report)
  9. ^ The 5th Indiana was attached to the 3rd Brigade, Battery A, 1st Ohio to the 1st Brigade and Battery E, 1st Ohio to the 2nd Brigade
  10. ^ Battery C, 1st Illinois was attached to the 3rd Brigade, 4th Indiana to the 1st Brigade, and Battery G, 1st Missouri to the 2nd Brigade
  11. ^ The Third Division (except the First Brigade), Fourth Division and Fifth Division detached
  12. ^ Battert A, Kentucky, was attached to the 3rd Brigade, Battery A, 1st Michigan, to the 2nd Brigade, and Battery H, 5th United States, to the 4th Brigade
  13. ^ Temporarily attached from the First Brigade, Fourth Division January 2 and 3, 1863
  14. ^ Temporarily attached from the 1st Tennessee (see: Spears' report)
  15. ^ Temporarily attached from the Second Brigade, Fourth Division January 2 and 3, 1863
  16. ^ Temporarily attached from the Fourth Division January 2 and 3, 1863
  17. ^ Disabled December 31, 1862
  18. ^ Joined at 5 p.m December 31, 1862 and took command (see: Elliott's report)
  19. ^ Attached to Second Brigade
  20. ^ The First Brigade, (except the Twelfth Kentucky) and Battery D, 1st Michigan were the only troops of this division engaged in the battle of Stone's River
  21. ^ Cullum's Register
  22. ^ Arrested for intoxication by Colonel Wagner on December 30, 1862 (see: Wagner's and Leaming's report)
  23. ^ The 8th Indiana Battery was attached to the 1st Brigade, the 10th Indiana Battery to 2nd Brigade, and the 6th Ohio Battery to the 3rd Brigade

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