Thursday, May 29, 2008

McClernand's Division

First Division - Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand
First Brigade - Col. Abraham M. Hare (wounded), Col. Marcellus M. Crocker
8th Illinois
18th Illinois
11th Iowa
13th Iowa
Second Brigade - Col. C. Carroll Marsh
11th Illinois
20th Illinois
45th Illinois
48th Illinois
Third Brigade - Col. Julius Raith (mortally wounded), Lieut. Col. Enos P. Wood
17th Illinois
29th Illinois
43d Illinois
49th Illinois
Dresser's Battery (D), 2d Illinois Light Artillery, Capt. James P. Timony
McAllister's Battery (D), 1st Illinois Light Artillery, Capt. Edward McAllister (wounded)
Schwartz's Battery (E), 2d Illinois Light Artillery, Lieut. George L. Nispel
Burrows' Battery, 14th Ohio Light Artillery, Capt. Jerome B. Burrows (wounded)
1st Battalion, 4th Illinois Light Cavalry, Lieut. Col. William McCullough
Carmichael's Company Illinois Cavalry, Capt. Eagleton Carmichael
Stewart's Company Illinois Cavalry, Lieut. Ezra King
This division encamped here March 21, 1862; the 1st Brigade on the right, in Jones Field; the 2d in the center, its left on Corinth Road; the 3d along the Hamburg Road south of Review Field. During the battle on Sunday, April 6, 1862, the division occupied seven positions on the field as follows; the first, by the 3d Brigade, east of Shiloh Church; the second, by the division, along the Corinth Road, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; the third position, at the right angles across the center of its 2d Brigade camp, at 11.15 a.m.; the fourth position in Jones Field. From its fourth position the division advanced and at 12 m. recovered its 2d Brigade camp and division headquarters. It then fell back, fighting, to Jones Field again, and held this, its fifth position, until 2.30 p.m. when it retired to its sixth position, in Cavalry Field. At 4.30 p.m. it occupied its seventh line, along the Hamburg and Savannah Road. On Monday it was engaged in the camps of the First and Second Brigades. The division had present for duty, of all arms, officers and men, 6941. Its losses were 285 killed; 1372 wounded; 65 missing; Total 1722.

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