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10th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry
Illinois flag
Active November 25, 1861 to November 22, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Cavalry

The 10th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry was a cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 10th Illinois Cavalry was mustered into service at Camp Butler, Illinois on November 25, 1861.

The regiment was mustered out on November 22, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment suffered 1 officers and 24 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 3 officers and 262 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 290 fatalities.[1]


  • Colonel James A. Barrett - resigned May 12, 1862.
  • Colonel Dudley Wickersham - resigned May 10, 1864.[2]

See also[]

  • List of Illinois Civil War Units
  • Illinois in the American Civil War


  1. The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  2. Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls