10th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry
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Active September 6, 1861 to August 15, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Iuka
Battle of Corinth
Battle of Port Gibson
Battle of Raymond
Battle of Champion Hill
Battle of Big Black River Bridge
Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of Chattanooga
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville

The 10th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.[1]

Service[edit | edit source]

The 10th Iowa Infantry was organized at Iowa City, Iowa and Montezuma, Iowa, and mustered into Federal service on September 6 (9 companies)[1] and September 28, 1861 (remaining company)[1].

The regiment was mustered out on August 15, 1865 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]

The regiment lost 6 officers and 95 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 134 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 235 fatalities.[2]

Commanders[edit | edit source]

  • Colonel Nicholas Perczel
  • Colonel William E. Small[3]

See also[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lieutenant Colonel William H. Silsby (March 30th, 1865). "Regimental History of the 10th Iowa Volunteer Infantry". Headquarters of the 10th Iowa Volunteer Infantry. http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/regiment/infantry/10th/10_iowa.htm. Retrieved March 16, 2010. 
  2. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/uniainf2.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.
  3. http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil402.htm Iowa Genweb Iowa in the Civil War Project after Logan, Guy E., Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol. 1

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