Reding was in overall command of the Spanish forces at Bailén.
Brigadier Venegas commanded the Vanguard
General Reding the troops sited on the right of the road and general Coupigny those on the left of the road.
The artillery commanders were colonels D. José Juncar and D. Antonio de la Cruz.
There was three batteries: Right, captain D. tomás Ximénez; center, leutenant D. Antonio Vázquez and left, captain D. Joaquín Caceres