10th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry (Union)
The 10th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry was Organized at Nashville, Tenn., August 25, 1863. The Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 24 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 181 Enlisted men by disease. Total 207.
Cols., George W. Bridges, James T. Abernathy ; Majs.. John Parr, John Elliott, William P. Story, Sterling Hambright.
Attached to District of North Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1864. Defences of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to March, 1865. Dept. of Mississippi to May, 1865. District of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to August, 1865.
Duty in District of North Central Kentucky till January, 1864. At Nashville and Pulaski, Tenn., and on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad and Nashville & Northwestern Railroad till November, 1864. Scouts in Hickman and Maury Counties May 2-12, 1864. Long's Mill, near Mulberry Creek, July 28. Clifton August 15-16. Skirmish at Rogersville August 21,1864. Pursuit to Greenville August 21-23. Blue Springs August 23. Operations against Forest's Raid in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee September 16-October 10. Richland Creek, near Pulaski, September 26. Pulaski September 26-27. Guard Tennessee River October. Florence October 30. On line of Shoal Creek November 5-11. Nashville Campaign November-December. On line of Shoal Creek November 16-20. Near Maysville and near New Market November 17. On front of Columbia November 24-27. Crossing of Duck River November 28. Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Hollow Tree Gap and West Harpeth River December 17. Rutherford Creek December 19. Richland Creek December 24. Pulaski December 25-26. Hillsboro December 29. Leighton December 30. At Gravelly Springs, Ala., till February, 1865. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to New Orleans, La., February 6-March 10. Ordered to Natchez, Miss., March, and duty there and at Rodney, Miss., till May 25. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., May 25. Garrison duty at Johnsonville, Tenn., till August. Mustered out August 1, 1865.
The roster of this unit contains the names of 2071 men.
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