10th Rhode Island Battery

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10th Rhode Island Light Artillery Battery
Active May 1862–August 30, 1862
Disbanded August 30, 1862
Country Flag of the United States (1861-1863).svg United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery
Engagements American Civil War

10th Rhode Island Battery was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The battery was organized in Providence, Rhode Island in May 1862 and mustered in for three months' service. It was commanded by Captain Edwin C. Gallup. The battery was formed from volunteers from the Providence Marine Corps of Artillery.

The battery moved to Washington, D.C., May 27-29, 1862 and was attached to Whipple's Command, Military District of Washington. Served duty at Camp Frieze, Tennallytown, until June 23. At Cloud's Mills until June 30, and near Fort Pennsylvania until August.

The 10th Rhode Island Battery mustered out of service August 30, 1862.

See also[edit]


  • Dyer, Frederick H. (1959). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. New York and London: Thomas Yoseloff. LCCN 59012963. 
  • Spicer, William Arnold (1892). History of the Ninth and Tenth Regiments Rhode Island Volunteers, and the Tenth Rhode Island Battery, in the Union Army in 1862. Providence, RI: Snow & Farnham.