10th Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Infantry

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10th Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Infantry
Active April 18, 1862 to June 23, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Stones River

The 10th Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. It was originally recruited and designated as the 1st Middle Tennessee Infantry, largely from Irish-Americans.

Service[edit]

The 10th Tennessee Infantry was organized at Nashville, Tennessee from May until August 1862, and mustered in for a three year enlistment under the command of Colonel Alvan Cullem Gillem.

The regiment was attached to Post and District of Nashville, Tennessee, Department of the Cumberland, to June 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Department of the Cumberland, to September 1863. Defenses of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad to January 1864. 1st Brigade, Defenses of Nashville, Tennessee, January 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, XXII Corps, Department of the Cumberland, to April 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, XX Corps, Department of the Cumberland, to April 1865. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, to June 1865.

The 10th Tennessee Infantry mustered out of service at Nashville, Tennessee April 2-May 17, 1865.

Detailed service[edit]

Post and garrison duty at Nashville, Tennessee, until September 1863. Ordered to Bridgeport, Alabama, September 24, 1863. Guard duty on Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, and garrison and guard duty at Nashville, Tennessee, until April 1865. Ordered to Greenville April 24, 1865, and duty in District of East Tennessee until June.

Commanders[edit]

  • Colonel Alvan Cullem Gillem

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Des Moines, IA: Dyer Pub. Co.), 1908.
Attribution
  • This article contains text from a text now in the public domain: Dyer, Frederick H. (1908). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Des Moines, IA: Dyer Publishing Co.