10th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (3 months, 1861)

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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information. <br>
 
*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information. <br>
  
*[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/10th/10thorg.html PaRoots] gives a history of this regiment. Describes the regiments organization and battles. Also has a roster for each company.
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*[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/10th/10thorg.html PaRoots] gives a history of this regiment. Describes the regiments organization and battles. Also has a roster for each company.
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*[http://ranger95.com/civil_war_us/penna/infantry/10th_rgt_inf_3mos.html Ranger 95] gives a history of this regiment and lists rosters for each company.
  
 
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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, April 26, 1861. It mustered out July 31, 1861.

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Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Field and Staff Officers - SeeRoster

Company A - Also known as "Maytown Infantry".  Men recruited at Lancaster, Lancaster County - SeeRoster

Company B -  Also known as "Curtin Guards" . Men recruited at Bellefonte, Centre County - SeeRoster

Company C - Also known as " Scott Rifles".  Men recruited at Tamaqua, Schuylkill County - SeeRoster

Company D - Also known as "Washington Light Infantry".  Men recruited at Pine Grove, Schuykill County - See Roster

Company E - Also known as "Lancaster City Infantry".  Men recruited at Lancaster, Lancaster County - See Roster

Company F - Also known as "Washington Rifles".  Men recruited at Lykenstown, Dauphin County - See Roster

Company G - Also known as "Washington Rifles".  Men recruited at Wilmore, Cambria County - See Roster

Company H - Also known as "Allegheny Guards".  Men recruited at Johnstown, Cambria County - See Roster

Company I - Also known as "Biddle Guards".  Men recruited at Huntingdon, Huntingdon County - SeeRoster

Company K - Also known as "Steuben Guards".  Men recruited in Lancaster County and Allegheny County - See Roster

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Pennsylvania in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Pennsylvania in the Civil War describes many sources, specifically for Pennsylvania, and how to find them. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
    both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • PaRoots gives a history of this regiment. Describes the regiments organization and battles. Also has a roster for each company.
  • Ranger 95 gives a history of this regiment and lists rosters for each company.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).