Order of Battle

ARMY OF THE SOUTHWEST

Brigadier General Samuel R. Curtis

1st and 2nd Divisions

Brigadier General Franz Sigel

1st Division

Colonel Peter J. Osterhaus

1st Brigade- Colonel Peter J. Osterhaus

25th Illinois- Colonel William N. Coler

Losses: 24 (3 killed, 18 wounded, 3 missing)

44th Illinois- Colonel Charles Knobelsdorff

Losses: 3 (1 killed, 2 wounded)

17th Missouri- Major August H. Poten

(Company A absent on Conrad's Expedition)

Losses: 10 (2 wounded, 8 missing)

2nd Brigade- Colonel Nicholas Greusel

36th Illinois- Colonel Nicholas Greusel

(Company F absent on Conrad's expedition; regiment included two cavalry companies)

Losses: 75 (4 killed, 37 wounded, 34 missing)

12th Missouri- Major Hugo Wangelin

(Company E absent on Conrad's expedition)

Losses: 34 (3 killed, 29 wounded, 2 missing)

Artillery

4th Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery- Captain Louis Hoffman

Four 6-pounder rifled guns and two 12-pounder howitzers

Losses: 5 (1 wounded, 4 missing)

Welfley's Independent Battery, Missouri Light Artillery- Captain Martin Welfley

Four 12-pounder howitzers and two 12-pounder guns (one howitzer absent on Conrad's expedition)

Losses: 5 (5 wounded)

2nd Division

Brigadier General Alexander S. Asboth

1st Brigade- Colonel Frederick Schaefer

2nd Missouri- Lieutenant Colonel Bernard Laiboldt

Losses: 54 (8 killed, 34 wounded, 12 missing)

15th Missouri- Colonel Francis J. Joliat

(Company B absent on Conrad's expedition)

Losses: 11 (11 missing)

Artillery

1st Missouri Flying Battery- Captain Gustavus M. Elbert

Four 6-pounder rifled guns and two 12-pounder howitzers

Losses: 19 (3 killed, 8 wounded, 8 missing)

2nd Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery- Lieutenant William B. Chapman

Four 6-pounder guns and two 12-pounder howitzers

Losses: 3 (1 killed, 2 wounded)

Not Brigaded

3rd Missouri-Major Joseph Conrad

(Companies B, C and E present at Pea Ridge; Company F absent on Conrad's expedition; remainder absent on duty in Missouri)

Losses: 0

4th Missouri Cavalry (Fremont Hussars) - Major Emeric Meszaros

(Companies A, C, D, E, F and I present at Pea Ridge; remainder absent on duty in Missouri)

Losses: 16 (5 killed, 8 wounded, 3 missing)

5th Missouri Cavalry (Benton Hussars) - Colonel Joseph Nemett

Losses: 17 (3 killed, 11 wounded, 3 missing)

3rd Division

Colonel Jefferson C. Davis

1st Brigade- Colonel Thomas Pattison

8th Indiana- Colonel William P. Benton

Losses: 32 (5 killed, 27 wounded)

18th Indiana- Lieutenant Colonel Henry D. Washburn

Losses: 26 (3 killed, 23 wounded)

22nd Indiana- Lieutenant Colonel John A. Henricks (killed), Major David W. Daily, Jr.

(Company B absent on duty in Missouri)

Losses: 42 (9 killed, 33 wounded)

1st Battery Indiana Light Artillery- Captain Martin Klauss

Four 6-pounder rifled guns and two 6-pounder guns

Losses: 11 (5 wounded, 6 missing)

2nd Brigade- Colonel Julius White

37th Illinois- Lieutenant Colonel Myron S. Barnes

Losses: 144 (20 killed, 121 wounded, 3 missing)

59th Illinois (formerly 9th Missouri) - Lieutenant Colonel Calvin H. Frederick

Losses: 66 (9 killed, 57 wounded)

Battery A, 2nd Illinois Light Artillery (Peoria Battery)-Captain Peter Davidson

Two 6-pounder rifled guns, two 6-pounder guns and two 12-pounder howitzers

Losses: 17 (17 wounded)

Not Brigaded

1st Missouri Cavalry-Colonel Calvin A. Ellis

(Companies B, F, G, H, I, K, L, and M present at Pea Ridge; remainder absent on duty in Kansas)

Losses: 6 (2 killed, 2 wounded, 2 missing)

4th Division

Colonel Eugene A. Carr

1st Brigade- Colonel Grenville M. Dodge

4th Iowa- Lieutenant Colonel John Galligan

Losses: 160 (18 killed, 139 wounded, 3 missing)

35th Illinois- Colonel Gustavus A. Smith (wounded), Lieutenant Colonel William P. Chandler (captured)

Losses: 113 (14 killed, 47 wounded, 52 missing)

1st Independent Battery, Iowa Light Artillery-Captain Junius A. Jones (wounded), Lieutenant Virgil A. David

Four 6-pounder guns and two 12-pounder howitzers

Losses: 17 (3 killed, 14 wounded)

3rd Illinois Cavalry- Major John McConnell

Losses: 58 (9 killed, 36 wounded, 13 missing)

2nd Brigade- Colonel William Vandever

9th Iowa- Lieutenant Colonel Francis J. Herron (wounded/captured), Major William H. Coyl (wounded)

Losses: 218 (38 killed, 176 wounded, 4 missing)

25th Missouri (Phelps Independent Missouri Regiment) - Colonel John S. Phelps

Losses: 94 (12 killed, 71 wounded, 11 missing)

3rd Independent Battery, Iowa Light Artillery (Dubuque Battery) - Captain Mortimer M. Hayden

Four 6-pounder guns and two 12-pounder howitzers

Losses: 22 (2 killed, 17 wounded, 3 missing)

Headquarters Units

24th Missouri-Major Eli W. Weston

(Companies A, B, F, H and I present at Pea Ridge; remainder absent on duty in Missouri)

Losses: 26 (3 killed, 16 wounded, 7 missing)

3rd Iowa Cavalry- Colonel Cyrus Bussey

(Companies A, B, C, D and M present at Pea Ridge; remainder absent on duty in Missouri)

Losses: 50 (1 killed, 3 wounded, 2 missing)

ARMY OF THE WEST

Major General Earl Van Dorn

McCulloch's Division

Brigadier General Benjamin McCulloch (killed)

Brigadier General James M. McIntosh (killed)

Colonel Elkanah Greer

Hebert's Infantry Brigade- Colonel Louis Hebert (captured), Colonel Evander McNair

3rd Louisiana- Major Will F. Tunnard (captured), Captain W.L. Gunnells

Losses: 67 (10 killed, 15 wounded, 42 missing)

4th Arkansas- Colonel Evander McNair, Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Ogden

Losses: exact numbers unknown; between 55-79 casualties (includes killed, wounded and missing)

14th Arkansas- Colonel William C. Mitchell (captured)

Losses: Unknown

15th Arkansas- Colonel Dandridge McRae

Losses: Unknown

16th Arkansas- Colonel John F. Hill

Losses: Unknown

17th Arkansas- Colonel Frank A. Rector

Losses: Unknown

1st Arkansas Mounted Rifles (dismounted) - Colonel Thomas J. Churchill

Losses: 5 (5 killed)

2nd Arkansas Mounted Rifles (dismounted) - Colonel Benjamin T. Embry

Losses: 27 (4 killed, 15 wounded, 8 missing)

4th Texas Cavalry Battalion (dismounted) - Major John W. Whitfield

(Battalion consisted of three companies of Texas troops and one of Arkansas troops)

Losses: Unknown

McIntosh's Cavalry Brigade- Brigadier General James M. McIntosh (killed)

3rd Texas Cavalry- Colonel Elkanah Greer, Lieutenant Colonel Walter P. Lane

Losses: 14 (2 killed, 12 wounded)

6th Texas Cavalry- Colonel B. Warren Stone

Losses: 19 (3 killed, 3 wounded, 13 missing)

9th Texas Cavalry- Colonel William B. Sims (wounded), Lieutenant Colonel William Quayle

Losses: Unknown

11th Texas Cavalry- Colonel William C. Young

Losses: Unknown

1st Arkansas Cavalry Battalion- Major William H. Brooks

Losses: 41 (11 killed, 30 wounded)

1st Texas Cavalry Battalion- Major R. Phillip Crump

Losses: Unknown

Artillery

Hart's Arkansas Battery- Captain William Hart

Four 6-pounder guns

Losses: Unknown

Provence's Arkansas Battery- Captain David Provence

Two 6-pounder guns and two 12-pounder howitzers

Losses: Unknown

Gaine's Arkansas Battery- Captain James J. Gaines

Two 12-pounder rifled guns and two 12-pounder howitzers

Losses: Unknown

Good's Texas Battery- Captain John J. Good

Four 12-pounder guns and two 12-pounder howitzers

Losses: 17 (1 killed, 14 wounded, 2 missing)

Pike's Indian Brigade- Brigadier General Albert J. Pike

1st Cherokee Mounted Rifles- Colonel John Drew

Losses: Unknown

2nd Cherokee Mounted Rifles- Colonel Stand Watie

Losses: Unknown

1st Choctaw and Chickasaw- Colonel Douglas H. Cooper

Losses: Unknown (not engaged)

1st Creek Mounted Rifles- Colonel Daniel N. McIntosh

Losses: Unknown (not engaged)

Welch's Texas Cavalry Squadron- Captain Otis G. Welch

Losses: Unknown

Unassigned

19th Arkansas- Lieutenant Colonel P. R. Smith

Losses: Unknown

20th Arkansas- Colonel George W. King

Losses: Unknown

Price's Division

Major General Sterling Price (wounded)

Confederate Units

1st Missouri Brigade- Colonel Henry Little

2nd Missouri- Colonel John Q. Burbridge

Losses: Unknown

3rd Missouri- Colonel Benjamin A. Rives (killed), Lieutenant Colonel James A. Pritchard

Losses: 104 (26 killed, 45 wounded, 33 missing)

Wade's Missouri Battery- Captain William Wade

Two 6-pounder guns and four 12-pounder howitzers

Losses: Unknown

Clark's Missouri Battery- Captain S. Churchill Clark (killed), Lieutenant James L. Farris

Four 6-pounder guns

Losses: Unknown

1st Missouri Cavalry- Colonel Elijah Gates

Losses: Unknown

2nd Missouri Brigade- Colonel William Y. Slack (killed), Colonel Thomas H. Rosser

Hughes's Missouri Infantry Battalion- Colonel John T. Hughes

Losses: 8 (3 killed, 8 wounded, 4 missing)

Bevier's Missouri Infantry Battalion- Major Robert S. Bevier

Losses: 15 (3 killed, 8 wounded, 4 missing)

Rosser's Missouri Infantry Battalion- Colonel Thomas H. Rosser

Losses: Unknown

Landis's Missouri Battery- Captain John C. Landis

Two 12-pounder howitzers and two 24-pounder howitzers

Losses: Unknown

Jackson's Missouri Battery- Captain William Lucas

Four 6-pounder guns

Losses: Unknown

Riggins's Missouri Cavalry Battalion- Colonel George W. Riggins

Losses: Unknown

3rd Missouri Brigade- Colonel Colton Greene

(Brigade consisted of several partially organized units in the process of transferring to Confederate service; parts of Colonel Thomas R. Freeman's and Lieutenant Colonel John A. Schnable's Missouri State Guard regiments and Captain L. C. Campbell's cavalry company)

Losses: 65 (6 killed, 59 wounded)

Headquarters Units

Cearnal's Missouri Cavalry Battalion- Lieutenant Colonel James T. Cearnal (wounded), Major D. Todd Samuels

Losses: 20 (2 killed, 6 wounded, 12 missing)

Missouri State Guard

2nd Division- Brigadier General Martin E. Green

(Division consisted of various unidentified infantry and cavalry units)

Losses: Unknown

Kneisley's Battery- Captain James W. Kneisley

Five 12- and 6-pounder guns

Losses: Unknown

3rd Division- Colonel John B. Clark, Jr.

1st Infantry- Major John F. Rucker

Losses: 11 (1 killed, 5 wounded, 5 missing)

2nd Infantry- Colonel Congreve Jackson

Losses: 47 (5 killed, 17 wounded, 15 missing)

3rd Infantry- Major Robert R. Hutchinson

Losses: 27 (1 killed, 20 wounded, 6 missing)

4th and 5th Infantry- Colonel J.A. Poindexter

Losses: 47 (3 killed, 37 wounded, 7 missing)

6th Infantry- Lieutenant Colonel Quinton Peacher

Losses: 33 (2 killed, 23 wounded, 8 missing)

Tull's Battery- Captain Francis M. Tull

Two 6-pounder rifled guns and two 6-pounder guns

Losses: Unknown

5th Division- Colonel James P. Saunders

(Division consisted of various unidentified infantry and cavalry units)

Losses: 41 (9 killed, 32 wounded)

Kelly's Battery- Captain Joseph Kelly

Five 12- and 6-pounder guns

Losses: Unknown

6th Division- Major D. Herndon Lindsay

(Division consisted of various unidentified infantry and cavalry units)

Losses: 47 (13 killed, 34 wounded)

Gorham's Battery- Captain James C. Gorham

Four 6-pounder guns

Losses: Unknown

7th and 9th Divisions- Brigadier General Daniel M. Frost

(Divisions consisted of various unidentified infantry and cavalry units from Frost's and Brigadier General James H. McBride's divisions)

Losses: Unknown

Guibor's Battery- Captain Henry Guibor

Two 6-pounder guns and two 12-pounder howitzers

Losses: Unknown

MacDonald's St. Louis Battery- Captain Emmett MacDonald

One 6-pounder gun and two 12-pounder howitzers

Losses: Unknown

8th Division- Brigadier General James S. Rains

1st Infantry- Colonel William H. Erwin

Losses: Unknown

2nd Infantry- Lieutenant Colonel John P. Bowman

Losses: UNKNOWN

3rd Infantry- Lieutenant Colonel A. J. Pearcy

Losses: UNKNOWN

4th Infantry- Lieutenant Colonel John M. Stemmons

Losses: UNKNOWN

Shelby's Cavalry Company- Captain Joseph O. Shelby

Losses: UNKNOWN

Bledsoe's Battery- Lieutenant Charles W. Higgins

Three 12-pounder Napoleons and one 12-pounder gun ("Sacramento")

Losses: UNKNOWN

* Casualty figures include the numbers of killed, wounded and missing/captured.

Shea, William & Hess, Earl. Pea Ridge, Civil War Campaign in the West, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1992: 331-339.

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