Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Kentucky Troops' Order Of Battle

From The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Volume 7:

The order of battle at the River Raisin was as follows: Lieut. Colonel John Allen, commanding the right wing; Major Graves, the left; and Major Madison, the centre; Captain Ballard (acting Major) was placed in advance of the whole with two companies, one company commanded by Captain Hickman, Subaltern Lieut. Chinn, the other by Captain Graves.

For information about individuals listed above, see BATTLEFIELD BIOGRAPHIES (Participants at the Battle of the River Raisin) by Ralph Naveaux.

Movements at Frenchtown (Battle of the River Raisin):

Source: Lossing's Field Book
See another version of the same map here.

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