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10th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry


10th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

10th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

Active June 21, 1861–July 6, 1864
Country  United States of America
Allegiance Union
Branch Union Army
Type Infantry
Part of In 1862: 2nd Brigade (Devens's), 3rd Division (Newton's), VI Corps, Army of the Potomac
Col. Henry Shaw Briggs
Col. Henry L. Eustis
VI Corps (3rd Division) badge

The 10th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment 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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