10th Regiment of Vermont Infantry

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1st Brigade (Truex's), 3rd Division, Sixth Corps

Participants in the Breakthrough Battle at Petersburg on April 2, 1865

Fought on or near the present day grounds of Pamplin Historical Park


Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in September 1, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., September 6-8. Attached to Grover's Brigade, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. Jewett's Brigade, Provisional Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1863. French's Command, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Camp at Arlington Heights until September 14, 1862. March to Seneca Locks, Md., September 14-17, and guard duty along the Potomac from Edward's Ferry to Muddy Branch until October 11 and at Seneca Creek until November 13. At Offutt's Cross Roads until December 21. Moved to Poolesville December 21, and duty at White's Ford (Cos. "C," "E," "H" and "I"); at mouth of the Monocacy (Cos. "A," "F" and "D"); at Conrad's Ferry (Cos. "B," ".G" and "K') until April 19, 1863. At Poolesville, Md., to June 24. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., June 24-26, thence to Frederick, Md., June 30, and to Monocacy July 2. Pursuit of Lee July 6-23. Wapping Heights July 23. At Routt's Hill August 1-September 15. At Culpeper until October 8. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Advance to the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Brandy Station November 8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May-June. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, Spottsylvania Court House, May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Pamunkey River May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 18-19. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Siege of Petersburg until July 6. Moved to Baltimore, Md., July 6-8. Battle of Monocacy July 9. Expedition to Snicker's Gap July 14-24. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 6-November 28. Gilbert's Ford, Opequan, September 13. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Camp Russell November 10. Duty at Kernstown until December. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Petersburg, Va., December 3-6. Siege of Petersburg December 13, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fort Fisher, before Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and capture of Petersburg April 2. Sutler's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Danville April 23-27 and duty there until May 16. Moved to Richmond, thence march to Washington May 24-June 3. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out June 22, 1865, recruits to 5th Vermont.

Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 140 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 203 Enlisted men by disease. Total 352.

Source - A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer



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