10th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry (Union)

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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.  
 
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.  
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*Company A -
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*Company B - Men from 3rd Congressional District.
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*Company C - Men from 3rd District, mainly from [[McMinn_County,_Tennessee|McMinn County]].
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*Company D - Men from[[McMinn_County,_Tennessee|McMinn]] and [[Hamilton_County,_Tennessee|Hamilton Counties]].
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*Company E - Men from [[Meigs_County,_Tennessee|Meigs]] and Bradley Counties.
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*Company F - Men mostly from other states; some from first five Tennessee congressional districts.
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*Company G - Men from 1st, 2nd and 3rd Districts; mainly Bradley County.
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*Company H - Men mostly from other states, with some from the 3rd District.
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*Company I - Men from McMinn and Bradley Counties.
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*Company K - Men from 3rd District and other states.
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*Company L - About a third of the men from 3rd Dsitrict, balance from other states.
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*Company M -
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Contents

Brief History

The 10th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry was organized at Nashville, Tennessee, August 25, 1863. They mustered out August 1, 1865. [1]

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.

  • Company A -
  • Company B - Men from 3rd Congressional District.
  • Company C - Men from 3rd District, mainly from McMinn County.
  • Company D - Men fromMcMinn and Hamilton Counties.
  • Company E - Men from Meigs and Bradley Counties.
  • Company F - Men mostly from other states; some from first five Tennessee congressional districts.
  • Company G - Men from 1st, 2nd and 3rd Districts; mainly Bradley County.
  • Company H - Men mostly from other states, with some from the 3rd District.
  • Company I - Men from McMinn and Bradley Counties.
  • Company K - Men from 3rd District and other states.
  • Company L - About a third of the men from 3rd Dsitrict, balance from other states.
  • Company M -

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Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Tennessee 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.
  • Tennessee in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Tennessee, 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.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. http://www.tngenweb.org/civilwar/usacav/usa10cav.html 10th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, USA