Lest We Forget - African American Military History by Researcher, 
				Author and Veteran Bennie McRae, Jr.

10th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry


Organized in Virginia November 18, 1863. Attached to Drummondstown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, December, 1863, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, Hincks' Colored Division, 18th Corps, Army James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Corps, to July, 1864. Unattached, 18th Corps, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Corps, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 25th Corps, to January, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 25th Corps, January, 1865. Attached Brigade, 1st Division, 25th Corps, to June, 1865. Dept. of Texas to May, 1866.

SERVICE.-Camp near Crany Island till January 12, 1864. Moved to Drummondstown, eastern shore of Virginia, and duty there till April. At Yorktown, Va., till May. Butler's operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4 to June 15. Capture of Fort Powhatan May 5. Wilson's Wharf May 24 (Detachment). At Fort Powhatan till July 6. On Bermuda front in operations against Petersburg and Richmond till August 27. At City Point, Va., till April 2, 1865. Moved to Bermuda Hundred, thence to Richmond April 2-3. Return to City Point April 6, and duty there till June 1. Moved to Texas, and duty at various points on the Rio Grande till May, 1866. Mustered out May 17, 1866. (A detachment at Plymouth, N. C., November 26, 1863, to April 20, 1864, participated in the siege of Plymouth April 17-20, 1864, and surrender April 20, 1864.)

SOURCE: Dyer's Compendium and Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: North Carolina , Virginia , Texas , 3RD DIVISION
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