The Civil War in the East

10th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment


The 10th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment lost 7 officers and 54 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 133 enlisted men died of disease in the Civil War.



September 4

Regiment organized at Manchester and mustered in

September 22-25

Left State and moved to Washington, D.C.

September 30

To Frederick, Md.

October 4

To Sandy Hook, Md.

October 6

To Pleasant Valley. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac

October 27-
November 19

Movement to Falmouth, Va.

December 12-15

Battle of Fredericksburg. Va.


January 20-24

Burnside's Second Campaign "Mud March"

February 9

Moved to Newport News, Va.

March 14

To Norfolk and Suffolk

April 12-May 4

Siege of Suffolk. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia

April 19

Battery Huger, Hill's Point

May 4

Reconnaissance across Nansemond River

May 13

Moved to Portsmouth then to Yorktown, Va.

June 24-July 7

Dix's Peninsula Campaign, attached to 3rd Brigade, Getty's Division, United States Forces, Norfolk and Portsmouth, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina

July 1-7

Expedition from White House to South Anna River

July 8-14

Moved to Portsmouth

July 30

Julien Creek


February 29-
March 1

Ballahock, on Bear Quarter Road, and Deep Creek

March 19

Moved to Great Bridge

April 19

To Yorktown. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina

May 4-28

Butler's operations on south side of the James River against Petersburg and Richmond

May 7

Port Walthal Junction

May 7

Chester Station

May 9-10

Swift Creek (or Arrowfield Church)

May 12-16

Operations against Fort Darling

May 14-16

Battle of Drewry's Bluff

June 17-27

Bermuda Hundred

May 27-31

Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor

June 1-12

Cold Harbor

June 15-19

Before Petersburg; Siege of Petersburg and Richmond begins

September 28-30

Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights

September 28-29

Fort Harrison

October 27-28

Battle of Fair Oaks


Duty in lines north of James River before Richmond


Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 24th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia


April 3

Occupation of Richmond


Provost duty at Manchester

June 21

Mustered out. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 2nd New Hampshire Infantry

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