“Black River Artillery”

“Jefferson County Regiment”

The 10th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment lost 47 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 officers and 218 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
Companies A-H, I & M organized at Sackett’s Harbor, N.Y.
September 11 Companies A – G & M mustered in
September 12 Companies H and I mustered in
September 18 Companies A, C, F, G, H, I, K & L left State for Washington, D.C.

Companies B, D, E & M on duty at Fort Richmond and Sandy Hook, New York Harbor.

September Garrison duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C. attached to 3rd Brigade, Haskins’ Division, Defenses of Washington, D.C.
November 12 Company K organized and mustered in at Staten Island, N.Y.
December 27 Company L organized and mustered in at Fort Schuyler, N.Y.
December 31 Organized by consolidation of 4th, 5th and 7th Battalions of Black River Artillery
1863
February Attached to 3rd Brigade, Haskins’ Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington
June Companies B, D, E & M joined Regiment at Washington, D.C.
1864
March Attached to 3rd Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
May 27 Ordered to Join Army of the Potomac in the field
June 5-24 Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James
June 5-12 Cold Harbor, Va.
June 15-19 First Assault on Petersburg
June 16 – August 15 Siege of Petersburg
June 25 Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps
July 30 Mine Explosion, Petersburg (Reserve)
August 15 Moved to Washington, D.C. and duty there attached to 1st Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
September 27 Ordered to the Shenandoah Valley. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Kitching’s Provisional Division, Middle Military Division
October 19 Battle of Cedar Creek
October-December Duty in the Shenandoah Valley
December Moved to Washington, D.C., then to Bermuda Hundred, Va., and duty in the Defenses of Bermuda Hundred attached to 2nd Brigade, Provisional Division, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
1865
January Attached to 2nd Brigade, Ferrero’s Division, Army of the James
March Attached to 2nd Brigade, Ferrero’s Division, Dept. of Virginia
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
April 2 Assault on and fall of Petersburg
April-May Duty in the Dept. of Virginia
June Assigned to District of the Nottaway, Dept. of Virginia
June 23 Mustered out at Petersburg, Va. Recruits transferred to 6th New York Heavy Artillery.