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10th Massachusetts Infantry

 

Commanding Officer on the Antietam Campaign:
  Col. Henry L. Eustis

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Division - 1st Division, IV Corps
  Brigade - 1st Brigade, 1st Division, IV Corps


On the Antietam Campaign

The regiment was part of Couch's Division, Fourth US Army Corps.

On the 16th [of September 1862], Couch's Division was drawn up across Pleasant Valley near Rohrersville, observing McLaws' Command. On the morning of the 17th, the Division marched nearly to Harpers Ferry, then counter-marched and bivouacked that night on the Huffer Farm about a half mile south of Keedysville.

It reached the field about 11 A.M., on the 18th, Cochrane's Brigade relieved Irwin's Brigade of Smith's Division, Sixth Corps, behind the ridge east of the Hagerstown Pike and the Brigades of Devens and Howe formed in rear of Brooks' Brigade of Smith's Division, Sixth Corps and French's Division, Second Corps.

The Division was not engaged in the action.
- Text from the battlefield tablet for the Division.

Battlefield Tablet for this Unit

Tablet #76: Couch's Division, Fourth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 19 Sep, 9 AM

We have one individual who was on the Maryland Campaign in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
F&SColEustis, Henry Lawrence        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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