10th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

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10th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry
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Active June 21, 1861 – July 6, 1864
Disbanded July 6, 1864
Country  United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Size Regiment
Part of In 1862: 2nd Brigade (Devens's), 3rd Division (Newton's), VI Corps, Army of the Potomac
Engagements American Civil War
Colonel Henry Shaw Briggs
Colonel Henry L. Eustis
VI Corps (3rd Division) badge VIcorpsbadge3.png

The 10th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry was a regiment of infantry in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Organized at Hampden Park in Springfield, Massachusetts in the early summer of 1861 and consisting mostly of men from western Massachusetts, the regiment was mustered in on June 21, 1861. It was originally led by Colonel Henry Shaw Briggs, an attorney and prominent citizen of Pittsfield, Massachusetts.[1]

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  1. ^ Bowen, 196


  • Bowen, James L. (1889). Massachusetts in the War, 1861–1865. Springfield, Massachusetts: Clark W. Bryan & Co. OCLC 1986476.
  • Schouler, William (1868). A History of Massachusetts in the Civil War. Boston: E.P. Dutton & Co. OCLC 2662693.

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