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=== Other Sources ===
=== Other Sources ===
Revision as of 01:39, 17 January 2013
The 10th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry was organized at Nashville, Tennessee, August 25, 1863. They mustered out August 1, 1865. 
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 10th Regiment Cavalry, (accessed 5 April 2012).
- The Wikipedia Article, 10th Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry, (accessed 28 November 2012).
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 -
- 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.
- Wright, General Marcus J., Tennessee in the War 1861-1865, (Ambrose Lee Publishing Company, Williamsbridge, New York City, 1908), Online book at Internet Archive. Roster of the volunteer force in the United States army from Tennessee. Roster of officers is given as it stood on the day of the muster out. Cavalry 10th Regiment begins on page 154.
- Tennesseans in the Civil War, 10th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, USA, (accessed 4 Jan 2012). A brief history, field officers, captains and companies.
- Wikipedia, 10th Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry, (accessed 4 Jan 2012). Service, commanders, casualties, etc.
- Federal Military Rosters, 10th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, (accessed 26 Feb 2012).