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10th Independent Battery
Mustered in: April 9,1862.
First organization: Capt. Edwin S. Jenney recruited and organized a battery in November and December, 1861, known under this designation. January 31, 1862, it was transferred to the 3d Artillery, as Battery F of the same.
Second organization: The 2d Excelsior Battery, recruited and organized for the Excelsior Brigade, under authority of the War Department, dated October 1, 1861, in New York city, and there mustered in the United States service for three years, April 9, 1862, was designated by the State authorities the 10th Battery. The men enlisted for the 3d Excelsior Battery, which failed to complete its organization, were transferred to this battery, which, commanded by Capt. John T. Bruen, left the State April 10, 1862. It served at and near Washington, D. C, from April, 1862; with the 2d Corps, Army of Virginia, from June, 1862; with the 1st Division, I2th Corps, Army of the Potomac, from September 12, 1862; with the 3d Division, 3d Corps, from December, 1862; in the Artillery Brigade, 3d Corps, from May, 1863; in the Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, from May 12, 1863; in detachments with the 1st Battery, N. H. Volunteers, Battery E, 1st Mass. Volunteers, and Batteries C and G, 1st R. I. Artillery, from June, 1863; in the defenses of Washington, D. C., 22d Corps, from July, 1863; and, June 21, 1864, commanded by Lieut. C. T. Bruen, it was transferred to the 6th Battery, having during it service lost by death, killed in action, 3 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 9 enlisted men; total, 12
Battles and Casualties Table from Phisterer
Muster Roll (There is no muster roll for this unit)
New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History