Near Manassas in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
10th New York Vol. Infantry
Mustered into the U.S. Service April 27th 1861. Reorganized as a Battalion, April 27th 1863. Participated in 23 battles and campaigns, including the surrender of the Confederate Army at Appomattox, Va. April 9th, 1865. Here, August 30th 1862 the Regiment assisted in resisting the assault of a superior force of the enemy, losing nearly a third of its number, one officer and thirty men were killed or mortally wounded. "Braver men than those who fought and fell that day could not be found."
Report of Col. G.K. Warren, Com'd Brigade.
Erected by State of New York.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 27, 1838.
Location. 38° 48.593′ N, 77° 32.652′ W. Marker is near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on New York Avenue, 0.3 miles south of Lee Highway (U.S. 29), on the left when traveling south. Located at stop eight Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manassas VA 20109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Very Vortex of Hell" (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Counterattack (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Twilight Clash (approx. ¼ mile away); Fighting in Twilight (approx. ¼ mile away); Brooklyn Fourteenth (approx. ¼ mile away); Federal Artillery Position (approx. ¼ mile away); Groveton Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas.
Also see . . . 10th New York Volunteer Infantry. A history of the regiment. (Submitted on August 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,060 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.