10th Regiment Infantry

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10th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Fort Henry, Tennessee, in May, 1861. Its members were from Nashville and the counties of Humphreys, Giles, Davidson, and Montgomery. The unit served at Fort Henry, then was captured at Fort Donelson in February, 1862. After being exchanged, it was assigned to J. Gregg's Brigade, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and was active in the conflicts at Chickasaw Bayou, Jackson, and Raymond. Later the 10th joined the Army of Tennessee and served in J.Gregg's, Bate's, T.B. Smith's, and Tyler's Brigade. It participated in many engagements from Chickamauga to Atlanta, moved back to Tennessee with Hood, and fought in the last battle at Bentonville. The regiment was organized with 720 men, but it lost 8 killed, 37 wounded, and 7 missing at Raymond, and in January, 1863, it had 349 effectives present for duty. Of the 190 engaged at Chickamauga, sixty-eight percent were disabled, and in December, 1863, it totalled 80 men and 44 arms. Very few surrendered on April 26, 1865. The field officers were Colonels William Grace, Adolphus Heiman, R.W. MacGavock, and John O'Neill; Lieutenant Colonel S. M. Thompson; and Major Stephen O.W. Brandon.

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