The opposing forces at the Monocacy, Md.: July 9th, 1864.
First Separate Brigade
(Eighth Army Corps), Brig.-Gen. Erastus B. Tyler
: 1st Md., Potomac Home Brigade (5 cox's, Capt. Charles J. Brown
; 3d Md., P. H. B., Col. Charles Gilpin
; 11th Md., Col. William T. Land
-street; 144th Ohio (3 co's) and 149th Ohio (7 co's), Col. Allison L. Brown
; Baltimore (Md.)
Battery, Capt. F. W. Alexander
Cavalry, Lieut.-Col. D. R. Clendenin
: 8th Ill., Lieut.-Col. D. R. Clendenin
; Detachment 159th Ohio (mounted inf.), Capt. Edward H. Leib
and Capt. Henry S. Allen
; Detachment Mixed Cavalry, Maj. Charles A. Wells
; Loudoun (Va.)
Third division (Sixth Corps), Brig.-Gen. James B. Ricketts
First Brigade, Col. William S. Truex
: 14th N. J., Lieut.-Col. C. K. Hall
; 106th N. Y., Capt. Edward M. Paine
; 151st N. Y., Col. William Emerson
; 87th Pa., Lieut.-Col. James A. Stahle
; 10th Vt., Col. William W. Henry
. Second Brigade, Col. Matthew R. McClennan
: 9th N. Y. Heavy Art'y, Col. William H. Seward
; 110th Ohio, Lieut.-Col. Otho H. Binkley
; 122d Ohio (detachment), Lieut. Charles J. Gibson
; 126th Ohio, Lieut.-Col. Aaron W. Ebright
; 138th Pa., Maj. Lewis A. May
The 6th Md., 67th Pa., and part of the 122d Ohio, of this brigade, did not reach the battle-field.
Union loss: k, 98; w, 594; m, 1188 == 1880.
Effective strength (estimated): Eighth Corps troops, 2700; Ricketts
's division (on the field), 3350 == 6050.
's division,1 Maj.-Gen. John B. Gordon
Evans's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. C. A. Evans
, Col. E. N. Atkinson
: 13th Ga.,----; 26th Ga., Col. E. N. Atkinson
; 31st Ga.,----; 38th Ga.,----; 60th Ga.,----; 61st Ga., Col. J. H. Lamar
; 12th Ga. Battalion,----. Hays's Brigade,2 Col. W. R. Peck
: 5th La.,----; 6th La.,----; 7th La.,----; 8th La.,----; 9th La.,----. Stafford's Brigade,3
1st La.,----; 2d La.,----; 10th La.,----; 14th La.,----; 15th La.,----. Terry's Brigade,4 Brig.-Gen.
: 2d, 4th, 5th, 27th, and 33d Va. (Stonewall Brigade), Col. J. H. S. Funk
; 21st, 25th, 42d, 44th, 48th, and 50th Va. (J. M. Jones
's brigade), Col. R. H. Dungan
; 10th, 23d, and 37th Va. Steuart
's brigade), Lieut.-Col. S. H. Saunders
's division,5 Brig.-Gen. John Echols
[Consisted of Echols
's, and Vaughn
's brigades, the latter being dismounted cavalry.]
's division, Maj.-Gen. B. E. Bodes
d N. C.
,----43d N. C.,----; 45th N. C.,----; 53d N. C.,----; 2d N. C. Batt'n,----. Cook's Brigade.
,----; 12th Ga.,----; 21st Ga.,----; 44th Ga.,----. Cox's Brigade:
1st N. C.,----; 2d N. C.----; 3d N. C.,----; 4th N. C.,----; 14th N. C.,----; 30th N. C.,----. Battle's Brigade:
3d Ala.,----; 5th Ala.,----; 6th Ala.,----; 12th Ala.,----; 61st Ala.,----.
's division, Maj.-Gen. S. D. Ramseur
13th Va.,----; 31st Va.,----; 49th Va.,----; 52d Va.,----; 58th Va.,----. Johnston's Brigade.
th N. C.
,----; 12th N. C.,----; 20th N. C.,----; 23d N. C.,----. Lewis's Brigade:
6th N. C.,----; 21st N. C.,----; 54th N. C.,----; 57th N. C.,----; 1st N. C. Batt'n,----.
cavalry, Maj.-Gen. Robert Ransom
[Composed of the brigades of McCausland
, W. L, Jackson
, and Bradley T. Johnson
The latter brigade was sent before the battle “to cut the Northern Central
and the Philadelphia
artillery, Lieut.-Col. J. Floyd King
[Composed of Nelson
's, and McLaughlin
With the forces above enumerated General Early
continued his movement on Washington
In his official report he says that in the action at the Monocacy
“our entire loss was between 600 and 700, including the cavalry,” and that when in front of Washington
“my infantry force did not exceed 10,000.”
Part of Sheridan's wagon train.
From a War-time sketch. |