Sunday, May 2, 2010
"F" Company of the 47th Regiment - New York Volunteers was made up according to Federal Army guidelines. The company included; one Captain, one First Lieutenant, one Second Lieutenant, one First Sergeant, four Sergeants, eight Corporals, two Musicians, one Wagoner. The minimum assignment of Privates were sixty-four (64), maximum of eighty-two (82). The 47th Regiment was assigned to the 10th Corp (usually designated by the use of Roman numeral, X Corp). During its tenure, September 3, 1862 - April 17, 1864, the 10th Corp reached a maximum strength of 26,000 men on December 31, 1863. The commander of the 10th Corp during the Battle of Olustee, was General Q.A. Gillmore.