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in the American Civil War
10th Indiana Infantry
Officer Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, Volume 2, by
W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1865 View Entire
10th Indiana Infantry
Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, Volume 4, by
W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1866 View Entire
Indiana Infantry Reorganized Officer Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the
State of Indiana, Volume 2, by W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1865
View Entire Book
Infantry Reorganized Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Indiana, Volume 4, by W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1866
|Tenth Indiana Infantry. Cols., Joseph J. Reynolds, Mahlon D.
Manson, William C. Kise, William B. Carroll, Marsh B. Taylor ; Lieut.-Cols., James R. M.
Bryant, William C. Kise, Abram O. Miller, William B. Carroll, Marsh B. Taylor, Job H. Van
Natta; Majs., Mahlon D. Manson, William C. Wilson, Abram O. Miller, Benjamin M. Gregory,
Marsh B. Taylor, Job H. Van Natta, William B. Carroll. This regiment was organized at
Indianapolis in April, 1861, for the three months' service, and was mustered in April 25.
Col. Reynolds was commissioned brigadier-general of volunteers June 10, Maj. Manson was
promoted colonel, and Capt. William C. Wilson, of Co. D, was made major. The regiment left
the state June 19, and proceeded to Parkersburg, W. Va., thence to Buckhannon. It reached
Rich mountain, July 10, and the next day charged the enemy's works, routing him and
capturing his guns. It then moved to Beverly, where it remained in camp until July 24, and
it was mustered out at Indianapolis, Aug. 2, 1861. Its original strength was 789;
recruits, 1; total, 790. Loss by death, 6; desertion, 6. The regiment was reorganized at
Indianapolis in August and Sept., 1861, for the three years' service, and was mustered in
Sept. 18. It left the state on the 22nd for Louisville, thence to Bardstown, New Haven and
Lebanon. It participated in the battle of Mill Springs, saving the day by its resistance
to a desperate charge by Zollicoffer's forces. It joined Buell's army in its march to the
Tennessee river, but reached Shiloh too late to take part in the battle. At the siege of
Corinth, and until its evacuation, the regiment was present. It then joined in pursuit of
Bragg through Kentucky, being engaged at the battle of Perryville. It was stationed in the
country south of the Cumberland river and east of Nashville until the summer of 1863, and
then accompanied the Army of the Cumberland to Chattanooga, participating in the battle of
Chickamauga, where Col. Carroll was killed. A portion of the regiment reenlisted as
veterans, at Chattanooga, Jan. 14, 1864, and joined Sherman's forces in the advance on
Atlanta, being engaged at Dallas, New Hope Church and Kennesaw mountain. On Sept. 8, 1864,
the veterans and recruits were transferred to the 58th regiment and the others were
mustered out Sept. 19. The original strength of the regiment was 986. It gained by
recruits, 197; reenlistments, 72; unassigned recruits, 15; total, 1,270. Its loss by death
was 185; desertion, 40; unaccounted for, 11.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3