United States Regiments & BatteriesConnecticut

The 10th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 13 officers and 109 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 5 officers and 155 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

October 22 Organized at Hartford
October 31 Left State for Annapolis, Md. and duty there
January 6 Attached to Foster’s 1st Brigade, Burnside’s Expeditionary Corps
January 7-
February 8
Burnside’s expedition to Hatteras Inlet and Roanoke Island, N. C.
February 8
Battle of Roanoke Island

Colonel Charles L. Russell, 2 other officers and 16 enlisted men were killed, 6 officers and 31 enlisted men wounded

February At Roanoke Island
March 11-13 Moved to New Berne
March 14 Battle of New Berne
March-October Duty at New Berne. Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of North Carolina
October 30-November 12 Expedition from Newberne
November 2 Action at Rawle’s Mills
December 11-20 Foster’s expedition to Goldsboro
December 14
Battle of Kinston

The regiment lost 11 killed and 39 wounded out of 366 engaged, including Captain H. A. Wells and Lieutenants W. W. Perkins, T. D. Hill, and J. C. Coting

December 16 Whitehall
December 17 Goldsboro
January 26-29 Moved from New Berne to Hilton Head, S.C.
January 30 Camp at St. Helena Island, S.C. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of N.C.
February Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Corps, Dept. of the South
March 27 At Seabrook Island, S. C,
April Attached to Stevenson’s Brigade, Seabrook Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. South
June 18 Skirmish Edisto Island
July 9-16 Expedition to James Island. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. South
July 16 Battle of Secessionville
July 18 Assault on Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C.
July 18-September 7 Siege operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, and against Fort Sumter and Charlestown, S.C. attached to 3rd Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Corps
September 7 Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg
September-October Operations against Forts Sumter and Charlestown
October 26 Moved to St. Augustine, Fla. and attached to Dept. Sout
April 20 Ordered to Gloucester Point, Va. and attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
May 5-28 Butler’s operations on south side of the James and against Petersburg and Richmond, Va.
May 5 Occupation of Bermuda Hundred, Va.
May 7 Port Walthal Junction, Chester Station
May 12-16 Operations against Fort Darling attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps
May 14-16 Battle of Drewry’s Bluff
May 17-July 21 On Bermuda Hundred front
June 2 Action Bermuda Hundred
June 9 Petersburg
June 16-17 Walthal Junction
June 16, 1864 –
April 2, 1865
Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond
July 27-29 Demonstration on north side of the James
July 27-28 and
August 1
Deep Bottom

The regiment lost 8 killed, 64 wounded, and 10 missing

August 14-18 Strawberry Plains
August 25-
September 27
Duty in the trenches before Petersburg
September 27-28 Movement to north of the James River
September 28-30 Chaffin’s Farm, New Market Heights
October 7
Darbytown and New Market Roads

Major Henry W. Camp was killed

October 13 Reconnaissance on Darbytown Road
October 27-28
Battle of Fair Oaks
October 29 Johnston’s Plantation
November 2-17 Detached for duty at New York City during Presidential election of 1864
November 17 Duty in trenches before Richmond
December Assigned to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Army Corps, Army of the James
March 27-28 Movement to Hatcher’s Run
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
April 2
Fall of Petersburg, attack on Fort Gregg

The regiment was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel E. D. S. Goodyear. Major Dandy and 10 other men were killed and Lieutenant Colonel Goodyear and 78 other men wounded. The regiment’s colors were first on the parapet, and General Gibbon praised the regiment’s gallantry.

April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 6 Rice’s Station
April 9
Appomattox Court House

Surrender of Lee and his army.

April – August Duty at Richmond, Va., and in the Dept. of Va.
July Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Army Corps, Army of the James
August 15 Mustered out