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Federal Regiment

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.

We have 2 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
FSgtJohnson, Phineas Died   11/20     We have some details for this person
F&SLColMarshall, John W        We have some details for this person

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