10th New York Infantry"National Zouaves"
Organized: New York City and Brooklyn, NY; mustered in 5/1/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Munson's Hill, VA 6/30/1865
|Commanding Officer: |
LCol. John W. Marshall
|Statistics for Maryland Campaign|
Initial Strength: not known
Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
Tablet #33: Fifth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #22: Sykes' Division, Fifth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 12 PM
This Regiment's Chain of Command:
Army - Army of the Potomac
Corps - Fifth (V) Army Corps
Division - 2nd Division, V Corps
Brigade - 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, V Corps
History of the Unit:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
The regiment was part of General McClellan's Reserve at South Mountain and Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
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, Sources, and other 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.
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