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10th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry
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Active November 25, 1861 to November 22, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Cavalry

The 10th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry was a cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[]

The 10th Illinois Cavalry was mustered into service at Camp Butler, Illinois on November 25, 1861.

The regiment was mustered out on November 22, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment suffered 1 officers and 24 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 3 officers and 262 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 290 fatalities.[1]

Commanders[]

  • Colonel James A. Barrett - resigned May 12, 1862.
  • Colonel Dudley Wickersham - resigned May 10, 1864.[2]

See also[]

  • List of Illinois Civil War Units
  • Illinois in the American Civil War

Notes[]

  1. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilcav2.htm#10th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  2. http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/cav009-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls

References[]


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