Grand Army of the West

Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, Commanding

Unit Participation by State

Battle of Bentonville, N.C., March 19-21, 1865

Color

  • Red — Core Units Engaged
  • Green — Principal Right Wing Skirmish Units
  • Black — Units in line or in reserve on the battlefield
  • Purple — Units in rear positions, or on train guard duty

Alabama

  • RIGHT WING:
    Infantry:110th USCT (United States Colored Troops)—2d Regiment Alabama Volunteers, a.d. [African Descent], until redesignated as the 110th USCT on June 23, 1864. (Listed as "unassigned" with the XV Corps; probably as a detachment from the main unit).
  • CAVALRY:
    1st

Connecticut

  • LEFT WING
    Infantry: 5th, 20th

Illinois

  • LEFT WING:
    Infantry:16th, 34th, 60th, 78th, 82nd, 85th, 86th, 101st, 102nd, 104th, 105th, 125th, 129th
    Artillery: 1st Light, C; 2nd Light, I
  • RIGHT WING:
    Infantry: 7th, 9th (Mounted, Unassigned), 10th, 12th, 14/15th Battalion, 20th (Provost Guard, Force), 26th, 30th, 31st, 32nd, 40th, 45th, 48th, 50th, 52nd, 53rd, 55th, 56th, 57th, 63rd, 64th, 66th, 90th, 93rd, 103rd, 111th, 116th, 127th
    Artillery: 1st Light, H
  • CAVALRY:
    11th (Company G, XVII Corps Escort), 15th (Right Wing Escort), 92nd (Mounted)

Indiana

  • LEFT WING:
    Infantry: 22nd, 33rd, 37th, 38th, 42nd, 58th (Pontoniers), 70th, 74th, 75th, 82nd, 85th, 87th, 88th, 101st
    Artillery: 19th Battery
  • RIGHT WING:
    Infantry: 12th, 23rd, 25th, 48th, 53rd, 59th, 66th, 83rd, 97th*, 99th, 100th*
  • CAVALRY:
    3rd (Battalion), 8th

Iowa

  • RIGHT WING:
    Infantry: 2nd, 4th, 6th*, 7th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 13th, 15th, 16th, 17th (1 Co.), 25th, 26th, 30th, 31st, 39th

Kentucky

  • LEFT WING:
    Infantry: 18th
  • CAVALRY:
    2nd, 3rd, 5th

Massachusetts

  • LEFT WING:
    Infantry: 2nd, 33rd

Michigan

  • LEFT WING:
    Infantry: 10th, 13th, 14th, 19th, 21st
  • RIGHT WING:
    Infantry: 15th
    Artillery: 1st Light, B; 1st Light, C;
  • ENGINEERS:
    1st
  • CAVALRY:
    9th

Minnesota

  • LEFT WING:
    Infantry: 2nd
  • RIGHT WING:
    Infantry: 4th
    Artillery: 1st Battery

Missouri

  • LEFT WING:
    Infantry: 23rd
  • RIGHT WING:
    Infantry: 6th (Companies A&B 8th attached), 18th, 26th (2 companies with detachment 10th), 27th, 29th (Mounted, Unassigned), 31/32nd
    Artillery: 1st Light, H
  • ENGINEERS:
    1st (5 companies with Right Wing)

New Jersey

  • LEFT WING:
    Infantry: 13th, 33rd
  • RIGHT WING:
    Infantry: 35th

New York

  • LEFT WING:
    Infantry: 17th, 60th, 102nd, 107th, 119th, 123rd, 134th, 136th, 137th, 141st, 143rd, 149th, 150th, 154th
    Artillery: 1st Light, I; 1st Light, M

Ohio

  • LEFT WING:
    Infantry: 5th, 11th, 14th, 17th, 21st, 31st, 29th, 33rd, 38th, 52nd, 55th, 61st, 66th, 69th, 73rd, 74th, 79th, 82nd, 89th, 92nd, 94th, 98th, 105th, 108th, 113th, 121st
    Artillery: 1st Light, C
  • RIGHT WING:
    Infantry: 20th, 27th, 30th, 32nd, 37th, 39th, 43rd, 46th*, 47th, 53rd, 54th, 57th, 63rd, 68th, 70th, 76th, 78th, 80th, 81st
    Artillery: 15th Battery
  • SHARPSHOOTERS:
    7th Company (Headquarters Guard)
  • CAVALRY:
    4th Company (Right Wing Escort), 5th, 9th, 10th, McLaughlin's Squadron

Pennsylvania

  • LEFT WING:
    Infantry: 28th, 29th, 46th, 73rd, 79th, 109th, 111th, 147th
    Artillery: Light, E
  • CAVALRY:
    9th

Wisconsin

  • LEFT WING:
    Infantry: 3rd, 21st, 22nd, 26th, 31st
    Artillery: 5th Battery; 10th Battery (Cavalry)
  • RIGHT WING:
    Infantry: 12th, 14th (E, Pontoon Train Guard), 16th, 17th, 18th (Detachment non-veterans attached to 93rd IL), 25th, 32nd
    Artillery: 12th Battery

*Skirmish units that led the Right Wing's running fight on the advance from Cox's Bridge to Bentonville.


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