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10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry

Organized at Garden City, Winnebago Agency, Fort Snelling and St. Paul, Minn., August 12 to November 15, 1862. Sibley's Campaign against Sioux Indians in Minnesota August 20 to November 14, 1862. Defence of New Ulm August 24-25, 1862 (Detachment of Cos. "G" and "I"). Fort Ridgly August 20-22 (Detachment of Co. "I"). Birch Coolie September 2-3 (Detachment of Co. "I"). Wood Lake, Yellow Medicine, September 23 (Detachment of Co. "I"). Regiment after organization was stationed as follows: Company "A" at Garden City, Company "B" at Winnebago Agency, Company "C" at Fort Ridgly, Company "D" at Henderson, Company "E" at Henderson, Company "F," at Winnebago Agency, Company "G" at La Seur, Company "H" at Swan Lake and Vernon Centre, Company "I" at La Seur and Company "K" at Norwegian Lake till June, 1863. Companies "A," "B," "F," "G," "H" and "K" at Indian execution, Mankato, December 26, 1862. Sibley's Expedition against Sioux Indians in Dakota Territory June 16-September 12, 1863. (Co. "I" stationed at Manannah.) Big Mound, Dakota Territory, July 24. Dead Buffalo Lake July 26. Stony Lake July 28. Missouri River July 29-30. Regiment moved to St. Louis, Mo., October 7-12, 1863. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to April, 1864. District of Columbus, Ky., Dept. of the Tennessee, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division (Detachment), Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1865.

Garrison and Provost duty at Benton Barracks, Mo., October, 1863. to April, 1864. Moved to Columbus, Ky., April 22, and duty there till June 19. (Cos. "E" and "D" detached at Island No. 10 April 27 to June 15.) Moved to Memphis, Tenn., June 19-20. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Pontotoc July 11. Near Camargo's Cross Roads July 13. Near Tupelo July 14-15. Old Town or Tishamingo Creek July 15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Tallahatchie River August 7-9. Abbeville August 23. Mower's Expedition to Duvall's Bluff, Ark., September 2-9. March through Arkansas and Missouri in pursuit of Price September 17-November 15. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 24-30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., thence to Eastport, Miss., December 29-January 4, 1865. Duty at Eastport, Miss., till February 6. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 6-21. Campaign against Mobile, Ala. - and its Defences March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25 and duty there till May. Moved to Meridian, Miss., and duty there till July. Moved to St. Paul, Minn., and mustered out August 18, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 35 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 111 Enlisted men by disease. Total 152.
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