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The 10th Regiment, Minnesota Volunteer Infantry
was an infantry
Infantrymen are soldiers who are specifically trained for the role of fighting on foot to engage the enemy face to face and have historically borne the brunt of the casualties of combat in wars. As the oldest branch of combat arms, they are the backbone of armies...
A regiment is a major tactical military unit, composed of variable numbers of batteries, squadrons or battalions, commanded by a colonel or lieutenant colonel...
that served in the Union Army
The Union Army was the land force that fought for the Union during the American Civil War. It was also known as the Federal Army, the U.S. Army, the Northern Army and the National Army...
during the American Civil War
The American Civil War was a civil war fought in the United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, 11 southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America ; the other 25...
The 10th Minnesota was recruited into Federal service at Garden City, Winnebago Agency, Fort Snelling and St. Paul
Saint Paul is the capital and second-most populous city of the U.S. state of Minnesota. The city lies mostly on the east bank of the Mississippi River in the area surrounding its point of confluence with the Minnesota River, and adjoins Minneapolis, the state's largest city...
Minnesota is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States. The twelfth largest state of the U.S., it is the twenty-first most populous, with 5.3 million residents. Minnesota was carved out of the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory and admitted to the Union as the thirty-second state...
, between August 12 and November 15, 1862.
The 10th Minnesota Infantry was mustered out on August 18, 1865.
The 10th Minnesota Infantry suffered 2 officers and 35 enlisted men killed in action or who later died of their wounds, plus another 4 officers and 111 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 152 fatalities.http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unmninf2.htm#9thinf