The Civil War in the East

10th West Virginia Infantry Regiment


The 10th West Virginia Infantry Regiment lost 2 officers and 93 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 144 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.



March 12 - May 18

Organized at Camp Pickens, Canaan, Glenville, Clarksville, Sutton, Phillippi and Piedmont


At Monterey. Attached to Cheat Mountain District, Mountain Department

April 17-21

Expedition from Summerville to Addison

April 17

Skirmish at Holly River, W. Va.


Assigned to railroad guard duty in Railroad District, District of West Virginia at Beverly, Bulltown, Martinsburg, etc.

June 25

Mung's Flats


Attached to Railroad District, 8th Corps, Middle Department

August 30



Attached to Railroad Division, West Virginia

September 23


October 6

Big Birch

December 22




At Winchester, Va., attached to Milroy's Command, Winchester, Va., 8th Army Corps


Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 8th Army Corps


Attached to Averill's 4th Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department


At Beverly


Attached to Averill's 4th Separate Brigade, Dept. West Virginia

June 16

Scout to Beverly

July 2-3

Action at Beverly


At Martinsburg

August 5-31

Averill's Raid through Hardy, Pendleton, Bath, Highland, Greenbrier and Pocahontas Counties

August 26-27

Rocky Gap near White Sulphur Springs

August 26

Sutton (Companies G & I)

August 27

Bell's Mills and on Elk River (Detachment)

October 13

Bulltown, Braxton County

November 1-17

Averill's Raid against Lewisburg and the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad

November 5

Mill Point

November 6

Droop Mountain

November 10


November - May

At Beverly scouting Counties of Randolph, Tucker, Pocahontas, Greenbrier, Braxton, Highland, Pendleton and Webster.

December 6

Cheat River


Attached to 1st Brigade, 4th Division, West Virginia


January 3

Moorefield Junction


Attached to Kelly's Command, Reserve Division, West Virginia

May 15-30

Scout from Beverly through Pocahontas, Webster and Braxton Counties

July 3


July 6-7

Maryland Heights, Md. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division; West Virginia

July 10

Operations about Harper's Ferry. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, West Virginia

July 17-18

Snicker's Ferry

July 23-24

Kernstown, Winchester

August 6 -
November 28

Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign

August 16

Strasburg and Massanutton Mountain

August 17


September 19

Battle of Opequan, Winchester

September 22

Fisher's Hill

October 13

Cedar Creek

October 19

Battle of Cedar Creek

Lieutenant Colonel Moses S. Hall was wounded in the chest.


Duty in Shenandoah Valley

December 19-20

Moved to Washington, D.C.

December 20-23

To Bermuda Hundred

December 24

Duty in the trenches north of James River attached to 3rd Brigade, Independent Division, 24th Army Corps, Army of the James


March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign

March 28-29

Moved to front of Petersburg

March 30-31, April 1

Hatcher's Run

April 2

Assault on and fall of Petersburg

April 3-9

Pursuit of Lee

April 6

Rice's Station

April 9

Appomattox Court House. Surrender of Lee and his army.

April 12-15

March to Lynchburg

April 15-19

March to Farmville and Burkesville

April 22-25

To Richmond


Duty near Richmond


Attached to 2nd Brigade, Independent Division, 24th Army Corps

August 9

Mustered out

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