Commanding Officer on the Antietam Campaign:
LCol. John W. Marshall
Originally a 2-year unit, first under Colonel Walter W. McChesney, it served at Fortress Monroe from July 1861. Colonel John E. Bendix took command on 2 September 1861. They saw first action on the Peninsula Campaign, Spring of 1862.
On the Antietam Campaign
The regiment was part of General McClellan's Reserve at South Mountain and Antietam.
Initial Strength: not known;
Battlefield Tablets for this Unit
After the Antietam Campaign
The regiment's two-year men and Colonel Bendix mustered out in May 1863, the remainder forming a battalion for continued service. These were combined with new recruits and transfers from other de-commissioning units to fuill the ranks.
More on the Web
See more about this unit at New York Tenth Infantry from Brooklyn Genealogy.
References & Notes
Source: Dyer, Frederick H., A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Des Moines, Iowa: The Dyer Publishing Co., 1908; and
Phisterer, Frederick, New York in the War of the Rebellion, Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912 - extracted in part on the 10th Infantry page from the New York State Military Museum.
We have 2 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:
|F||Sgt||Johnson, Phineas||Died 11/20|
|F&S||LCol||Marshall, John W|
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