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Muster In: Organized at Springfield June 21, 1861.1
Muster Out: Ordered home for muster out June 19. Mustered out July 6, 1864.2

Commander(s):
Commander 1
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Fourth Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3,4

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Fourth Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army6,7

  • Commander: N/A (Sent home for muster out June 19, 1864. Remnants attached to 37th Massachusetts)8
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons: Enfield Rifles (.577 caliber) (June 30, 1864)9
  • Note: Ordered home for muster out June 19. Veterans and recruits transferred to 37th Massachusetts.  Mustered out July 6, 1864.10

Third Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit no longer in existence.11

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit no longer in existence.12

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit no longer in existence.13

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit no longer in existence.14

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit no longer in existence.15

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit no longer in existence.16

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit no longer in existence.17

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles18:

  • Before Petersburg June 17-19.
  • Ordered home for muster out June 19.
  • Mustered out July 6, 1864.

Bibliography:

Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

Sources:

  1. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
  2. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
  3. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 1 (Serial Number 80), p. 227
  4. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 548
  5. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 10th Massachusetts Entry, Page 83; Summary Statements of Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores on Hand in Regular and Volunteer Army Organizations, 1862-1867, 1870-1876. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1281, Roll 7); Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, 1797-1969, Record Group 156; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
  6. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 1 (Serial Number 80), p. 227
  7. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 548
  8. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 1 (Serial Number 80), p. 227
  9. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 10th Massachusetts Entry, Page 83; Summary Statements of Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores on Hand in Regular and Volunteer Army Organizations, 1862-1867, 1870-1876. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1281, Roll 7); Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, 1797-1969, Record Group 156; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
  10. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
  11. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
  12. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
  13. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
  14. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
  15. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
  16. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
  17. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
  18. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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