10th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry

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United States  Gotoarrow.png U.S. Military  Gotoarrow.png New Hampshire  Gotoarrow.png New Hampshire Military Gotoarrow.png New Hampshire in the Civil War Gotoarrow.png 10th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry

Brief History

The 10th Regiment New Hampshire Infantry was organized at Manchester and mustered in on September 4, 1862. The length of service was for 2 years and 9 months. They were mustered out on the 21st of June, 1865.  Veterans and Recruits transferred to 2nd New Hampshire Infantry. [1]

For more information about the 10th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry and its history, see:

  • The Civil War Archive section, 10th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 19 July 2012).
  • 10th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry - from Wikipedia, the free encylocpedia, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).  

Company Rosters

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2266 men on its roster for this unit. [1].

  1. Company A - many men from Hillsborough County and Rockingham County - AGR page 85.
  2. Company B - many men from unknown counties - AGR page 88 .  
  3. Company C - many men from unknown counties -  AGR page 92. 
  4. Company D - many men from Merrimack County - AGR page 95. 
  5. Company E - many men from Merrimack County - AGR page 98.
  6. Company F - many men from unknown counties - AGR page 102.
  7. Company G - many men from Rockingham County (most from the town of Portsmouth) - AGR page 105. 
  8. Company H - many men from unknown counties - AGR page 109.
  9. Company I - many men from unknown counties - AGR page 113.
  10. Company K - many men from Hillsborough County - AGR page 116.
  11. Unassigned Recruits - AGR page 119.

Source Material

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Connecticut 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.
  • Connecticut in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Connecticut, 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.
  • Footnote.com, (accessed 1 Apr 2011).  (A subscription website, but is available for use at the Family History Library and some Family History Centers). It has digital Civil War soldier service records and brief regiment histories (located at the bottom of some of the muster rolls).
  • Civil War in the East, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).   Timeline of the 10th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment.
  • New Hampshire.  Adjutant General's Office, Civil War Oaths, 1861-1865, Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975.  Available on microfilm at the Family History Library FHL US/CAN Film 983230.
  • Otis F.R. Waite, New Hampshire in the Great Rebellion, Claremont, New Hampshire: Tracy, Chase & Co., c1991.  See page 421.  Available online with Google Books, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).   Also found at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M2w. This book shows a list of the field, staff and company officers, and the official record of each.  
  • Augustus D. Ayling, Adjutant General, Revised register of the soldiers and sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Concord, New Hampshire : Ira C. Evans, 1895.  Available at  Internet Archives, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).    Also found at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M23nh, or FHL US/CAN Film 1697872, Item 1-2.  Book that contains a good summary of each New Hampshire regiment. Also contains alphabetical that list the birth place, age or enlistment, place of residence at the time of enlistment.


  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010.