10th Battery Light Artillery


Organized at Lynnfield and mustered in September 9, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 14. Attached to Grover's Brigade, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. Jewett's Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1863. French's Command, 8th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, October 17 to December 26, 1862. Moved to Poolesville, Md., December 26-28, and duty there until June 24, 1863. Removed to Maryland Heights June 24, thence to Frederick City and Frederick Junction June 30-July 1. March to Williamsport July 8-11. Near Antietam Bridge July 12-14. Operations in Loudoun Valley July 17-31. Wapping Heights July 23. Near Warrenton July 26-31. At Sulphur Springs July 31-September 15. Near Culpeper September 17-October 10. Bristoe Campaign October 10-22. Auburn October 13. Near Fairfax Station October 15-19. At Catlett's Station October 21-30. At Warrenton Junction until November 6. Kelly's Ford November 7, At Brandy Station November 9-25. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. At Brandy Station December 3, 1863, to April 8, 1864, and at Stevensburg until May 3. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, Spottsylvania C. H., May 12. Harris Farm, Fredericksburg Road, May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of James River July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. In trenches before Petersburg in Battery 14 September 24 to October 24. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. In Forts Stevenson, Blaisdell and Welch until November 29. Movement to Hatcher's Run December 9-10. In Forts Emery and Siebert until February 5, 1865. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Moved to Dabney's Mills March 30. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 8-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. Cover crossing of 2nd Corps at High Bridge, Farmville, April 7. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Burkesville April 11-14. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-13. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 9 and discharged from service June 14, 1865.

Battery lost during service 2 Officers and 6 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 16 Enlisted men by disease. Total 24.

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