Tenth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery.
（1) Capt. Jacob Henry Sleeper
, Bvt. Maj.
, U. S. Vols.
（2) Capt. J. Webb Adams
, Bvt. Maj.
, U. S. Vols.
|Number on rolls,||9||257||266|
|Enlisted men (included above) commissioned in battery,||–||3||3|
|Enlisted men (included above) serving elsewhere within battery,||–||–||–|
|Actual total of members of battery,||9||254||263|
|Killed and died of wounds,||2||8||10|
|Died by accident and disease,||–||11||11|
|Died in Confederate prison,||–||3||3|
|Casualties by Engagements.|
|May 10, River Po, Va.,||–||1||1|
|May 30, Totopotomoy (Jones' Farm), Va.,||–||1||1|
|Aug. 25, Reams's Station, Va.,||–||5||5|
|Oct. 27, Hatcher's Run, Va.,||2||1||3|
Active also at Auburn, Va.
, Oct. 14, 1863, 2 wounded; Rappahannock Station; Mine Run
; North Anna
; Cold Harbor; Petersburg
; Hatcher's Run
, July 5-7, 1865; Fall of Petersburg
, April 7, 1865.
The 10th Battery, mustered into service Sept. 9, 1862, was recruited in Boston
by Henry H. Granger
, afterward senior First Lieutenant of the battery and Brevet Lieut. Colonel
, U. S. Vols. It left the State
Oct. 14, 1862, but did not go into action for some time, its first months of service being spent in organization and drill in camp near Washington
It was ordered Dec. 25, 1862, to Poolesville, Md.
, where it remained through the winter.
The battery joined the Army of the Potomac July 8, 1863, becoming part of the 1st Division, 3d Army Corps, and took its part in the marching and manoeuvring of the rest of the year, going three times into action that autumn; at Auburn, Va.
, October 13; Kelly's Ford
, November 7; and Mine Run
, November 30.
Upon the reorganization of the army in preparation for the campaigns of 1864, the battery joined the 2d Army Corps and fought with it through all the battles of that year.
It was engaged in action at the River
Po May 10; was at Cold Harbor June 2; in the vicinity of Petersburg, Va.
, June 16; at Deep Bottom, Va.
, July 28.
It was engaged at Reams's Station, August 25, losing 5 men killed in action, 24 wounded and missing, and 34 horses killed; Captain Sleeper
being wounded early in the day, the battery was under the command of Lieut. Henry H. Granger
From September 24 to October 24 it was in position in front of Petersburg
; engaged at Hatcher's Run
under the command of Lieutenant Granger
, who with Lieut. Amos Smith
was mortally wounded, both dying in hospital before the close of the month.
, of the 4th U. S. Artillery, succeeded Lieutenant Granger
till the close of the engagement.
In 1865 the battery was engaged throughout the Appomattox campaign
, being in action on February 5 and 7 at Hatcher's Run
's surrender it remained in the vicinity of Washington
for a few weeks, and returning to Boston
, was mustered out June 9, 1865.