Union Regimental Histories

 

Pennsylvania

 

49th Militia Regiment Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg July 2, 1863, for the protection of Pennsylvania during Lee's invasion. Mustered out September 2, 1863.


50th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg October 1, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 2, 1861, thence moved to Annapolis, Md., October 9. Attached to Stevens' Brigade, W. T. Sherman's South Carolina Expedition, to April, 1862. District of Beaufort, S. C, Dept. South, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863, and Army of the Ohio to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Ohio, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army Potomac, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Sherman's Expedition to Port Royal, S. C, October 21-November 7, 1861. Sailed on Steamer "Winfield Scott" and shipwrecked off coast of North Carolina. Occupation of Beaufort, S.C., December 6. Port Royal Ferry, Coosaw River, January 1, 1862. Duty at Port Royal Island, S.C., until July, 1862. Barnwell's Island, S.C., February 10 (Co. "D"). Pocotaligo May 29. Camp Stevens June 7. Moved to Hilton Head, S.C., thence to Newport News, Va., July 14-18, thence to Aquia Creek and Fredericksburg, Va., August 3-6. Operations in support of Pope August 6-16. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Sulphur Springs August 24. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-24. Battles of South Mountain, Md., September 14; Antietam September 16-17. March to Pleasant Valley September 19-October 2, and duty there until October 25. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 25-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until February 12. Moved to Newport News February 12-14, thence to Kentucky March 21-26. Duty at Paris, Ky., until April 27. Moved to Nicholasville, Lancaster and Stanford April 27-29, thence to Somerset May 6-8, thence through Kentucky to Cairo, Ill., June 4-10, and to Vicksburg, Miss., June 14-17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., June 17-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. At Milldale until August 12. Moved to Covington, Ky., August 12-23. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August to October. Action at Blue Springs, Tenn., October 10. Clinch Mountain October 27. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Campbell's Station November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Pursuit of Longstreet's army to Blain's Cross Roads December 5-26. Reenlisted at Blain's Cross Roads January 1, 1864. Moved to Annapolis, Md., April, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Ny River May 9; Spottsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Ox Ford May 24. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church or Peeble's Farm September 29-October 2. Reconnaissance on Vaughan or Squirrel Level Road October 8. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Fort Stedman March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee to Burkesville April 3-9. Moved to City Point, thence to Washington, D.C., April 21-28. Grand Review May 23. Present at the laying of corner stone at Gettysburg July 4. Mustered out July 30, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 156 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 180 Enlisted men by disease. Total 348.


50th Regiment Militia Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg July 1, 1863, for the protection of Pennsylvania during Lee's invasion. Mustered out August 15, 1863.


51st Regiment Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg November 16, 1861. Left State for Annapolis, Md., November 16. Attached to Reno's Brigade, Burnside's North Carolina Expeditionary Corps, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863: Army of the Ohio to June, 1863; Army of the Tennessee to August, 1863, and Army of the Ohio to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Annapolis until January 9, 1862. Burnside's Expedition to Hatteras Inlet and Roanoke Island, N. C., January 9-February 8. Battle of Roanoke Island February 8. Moved to New Berne March 11-13. Battle of New Berne March 14. Expedition to Pollocksville March 21-22. Expedition to Elizabeth City April 17-19. Camden, South Mills, April 19. Duty at New Berne until July. Moved to Newport News, Va., July 6-9, thence to Fredericksburg August 2-4. March to relief of Pope August 12-15. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1; Maryland Campaign September 6-24. Battle of South Mountain September 14. Antietam September 16-17. Duty at Pleasant Valley until October 27. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 27-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Burnside's second Campaign. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Moved to Newport News February 19, thence to Covington and Paris, Ky., March 26-April 1. Moved to Mount Sterling April 3, to Lancaster May 6-7 and to Crab Orchard May 23. Movement to Vicksburg, Miss., June 3-17. Siege of Vicksburg June 17-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. At Milldale until August 6. Moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, August 6-20. Duty in Kentucky until October. Operations in East Tennessee until November 14. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Campbell's Station November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 4. Pursuit of Longstreet December 5-29. Regiment reenlisted January 1, 1864, and on Veteran furlough January 11-March 9. At Annapolis, Md., until April 23. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Ny River May 9; Spottsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Ox Ford May 24. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church, Peeble's Farm, September 29-October 2. Reconnaissance on Vaughan and Squirrel Level Road October 8. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Fort Stedman March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee to Farmville. Moved to City Point, thence to Alexandria April 20-28. Grand Review May 23. Duty at Washington and Alexandria until July. Mustered out July 27, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 12 Officers and 165 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 137 Enlisted men by disease. Total 314.


51st Regiment Militia Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia July 3, 1863, for the protection of Pennsylvania during Lee's invasion.Mustered out September 2, 1863.


52nd Regiment Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg November 5, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., November 8. Attached to 1st Brigade, Casey's Division, Army Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, to December, 1862. Naglee's Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. North Carolina, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to April, 1863. District of Beaufort, S. C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Corps, July, 1863. Davis' Brigade, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Corps, to August, 1863. 5th Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Corps, to November, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Corps, to April, 1864. District of Hilton Head, S.C., Dept. South, to June, 1864. Morris Island, S.C., Northern District, Dept. of the South, to October, 1864. 1st Separate Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., Dept. South, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division. 23rd Army Corps, Dept. North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va.. March 10-15. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March 28. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Bottom's Bridge May 19-20. Operations about Bottom's Bridge May 20-23. Reconnaissance to Seven Pines May 24-27. Skirmishes at Seven Pines, Savage Station and Chickahominy May 24. Battle of Fair Oaks (Seven Pines) May 31-June 1. At Bottom's Bridge June 13-26. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Bottom's Bridge June 28-29. White Oak Swamp Bridge June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 15. Moved to Yorktown August 16-20, and duty there until December 31. Expedition to Gloucester, Matthews, King and Queen and Middlesex Counties December 11-15. Ordered to Beaufort, N. C., December 31. At Carolina City until January 28. Moved to Port Royal, S.C., January 28-31. At St. Helena Island, S.C., February 10-April 4. Operations against Charleston April 4-15. Duty at Beaufort, S. C., until July 6. Moved to Folly Island
July 6. Expedition to James Island, S.C., July 9-16. Secessionville July 16. Operations on Morris and Folly Islands, S.C., against Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, and Fort Sumter and Charleston July 18-September 7. Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg September 7. Operations against Charleston until April, 1864. Regiment reenlisted December 31, 1863. Duty at Hilton Head, S.C., until June, 1864. Reconnaissance to Dafuskie Island May 11. Moved to Morris Island, S.C., and operations against Charleston until February, 1865. Assault on Fort Johnson and Battery Simpkins, James Island, July 3, 1864. Occupation of Charleston February 18. Duty in Charleston Harbor until April 18. Ordered to North Carolina and duty at Salisbury until July. Mustered out July 12, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 43 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 173 Enlisted men by disease. Total 219.

 


52nd Regiment Militia Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia July 9, 1863. Duty in Pennsylvania during draft disturbances. Mustered out September 1, 1863.


53rd Regiment Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg October, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., November 7. Attached to French's Brigade, Sumner's Division, Army Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to April, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington and Alexandria until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Duty near Yorktown until June 12. Construction of Grape Vine Bridge over the Chickahominy May 28-30. Battle of Fair Oaks (Seven Pines) May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Gaines Mill June 27. Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp Bridge and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. Turkey Bend July 2. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Alexandria and Centreville August 16-30. Assist in checking Pope's rout at Bull Run August 30, and cover retreat to Fairfax C. H: August 31-September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-24. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty at Bolivar Heights September 22-October 29. Reconnaissance to Charlestown October 16-17. Movement up Loudon Valley and to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 17. Snicker's Gap November 2. Manassas November 5-6. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Duty at Falmouth until April, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Funkstown, Md., July 12-13. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Mine Run November 28-30. New Hope Church November 29. Regiment reenlisted December 27, 1863. Duty near Stevensburg until April, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania C. H. May 8-21; Po River May 10. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Weldon Railroad June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom July 27-29 and August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Reconnaissance to Hatcher's Run December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins, House, Petersburg, March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, March 31. White Oak Road March 31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Sutherland Station April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge, Farmville, April 7. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Mart to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 30, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 195 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 193 Enlisted men by disease. Total 394.


53rd Regiment Militia Infantry


Organized at Reading July 2, 1863. Duty in Pennsylvania during Lee's invasion and draft disturbances. Mustered out August 20, 1863.


54th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg August and September, 1861. Duty at Camp Curtin until February, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., February 27. Attached to Defenses of Washington to April, 1862. Railroad Brigade, Middle Dept., to July, 1862. Railroad Brigade, 8th Corps, Middle Dept., to September, 1862. Defenses Upper Potomac, 8th Corps, to March, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Corps, to June, 1863. Campbell's Brigade, Dept. West Virginia, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. West Virginia, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, West Virginia, to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, West Virginia, to July, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, West Virginia, July, 1864. 3rd Brigade. 1st Division, West Virginia, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Independent Division, 24th Army Corps, Army of the James, to June, 1865. 1st Brigade, Independent Division, 24th Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington until March, 1862. Ordered to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., March 29. Assigned to guard duty along line of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad by Detachments--Company "A" at South Branch Bridge, Company "B" at Paw Paw, Company "C" at Great Cacapon Bridge, Company "D" at Alpine Station, Company "E" at No. 12 Water Station. Company "F" at Sleepy Creek Bridge, Company "G" at Back Creek Bridge, Company "H" at Rockwell's Run, Company "I" at Sir John's Run and Company "K" at Little Cacapon Bridge--until January, 1863. Skirmishes at Back Creek Bridge September 11, 1862 (Co. "G"); North Mountain September 12 (Cos. "D,"" and "G"); Back Creek Bridge September 21 (Co. "G"); Little Cacapon October 4 (Co. "K"); Paw Paw October 4 (Co. "B"); Hanging Rock, Blue's Gap, October 2. Moved to Romney January 6, 1863. Purgetsville and Going's Ford April 6-7. Duty at Romney until June 30. Moved to New Creek June 30. Pursuit of Lee July 6-19. Skirmishes with enemy July 10 and 19. Return to Romney. March to relief of Mulligan at Petersburg, W. Va., August 1-5, and duty there until November 7. Moved to Springfield, thence to Cumberland, Md., January 1864. Operations in Hampshire and Hardy Counties January 26-February 7. Patterson Creek February (Co. "F"). Fremont's Ford April 1. Little Cacapon April 10 (Co. "K"). Sigel's Expedition from Martinsburg to New Market April 30-May 16. Battle of New Market May 15. Hunter's Expedition to Lynchburg May 26-July 1. Piedmont, Mount Crawford, June 5. Occupation of Staunton June 6. Middlebrook and Brownsburg June 10. Lexington June 11. Otter Creek, near Liberty. June 16. Diamond Hill June 17. Lynchburg June 17-18. Buford's Gap June 20. At and near Salem Juno 21. Movement to the Valley July 1-14. Reached Martinsburg July 14. Snicker's Gap July 17-18. Winchester and Kernstown July 24. Martinsburg July 25. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August to December. At Halltown until August 28. Berryville September 3. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Cedar Creek October 13. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Moved to Washington, D.C., December 19-20, thence to City Point, Va., and Bermuda Hundred, Va., December 20-23. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond December, 1864, to April, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9, 1865. Hatcher's Run March 29-April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Rice's Station April 9. Regiment captured. Sent to Parole Camp, Annapolis, Md. Mustered out at Harrisburg, Pa., July 15, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 108 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 137 Enlisted men by disease. Total 152.


54th Regiment Militia Infantry


Organized at Pittsburg June 30, 1863. Duty in Pennsylvania during Lee's invasion and draft disturbances. Mustered out August 17, 1863.


55th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg November, 1861. Left Camp Curtin for Fortress Monroe, Va., November 22. Attached to Sherman's South Carolina Expedition to February, 1862. Edisto Island, S.C., Dept. of the South, to July, 1862. District of Beaufort, S.C., Dept. South, to September. 1862. District Beaufort, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. South, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division. 18th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to December, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Army Corps, Dept. Virginia, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--At Fortress Monroe, Va., until December 8, 1861. Moved to Port Royal, S. C, December 8, and duty near Hilton Head, S.C., until February 25, 1862. Duty at Edisto Island, S.C., until October. Companies "E," "F" and "G" attacked on Little Edisto March 29. Edisto Island April 18 (Detachment). Expedition up Broad River to Pocotaligo October 21-23. Caston's and Frampton's Plantations, Pocotaligo, October 22. Duty at Port Royal Ferry near Beaufort, S.C., until January, 1864. Regiment reenlisted January 1, and on furlough January 22-March 23. Embarked for Virginia April 12. Butler's operations on south side of the James and against Petersburg and Richmond May 5-28. Swift Creek or Arrowfield Church May 9-10. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Battle of Drewry's Bluff May 14-16. Operations on the Bermuda Hundred front May 17-28. Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor May 28-June 1. Battle of Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864 (Support). Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, north of James River September 28-30. Duty in trenches before Richmond until March, 1865. Signal Hill December 10, 1864. Appomattox Campaign March 26-April 9. Hatcher's and Gravelly Runs March 29-30. Capture of Forts Gregg and Baldwin and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Rice's Station April 6. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Appomattox C. H. until April 17, and at Richmond until July. Duty in Virginia until August. Mustered out at Petersburg. Va., August 30, 1865.
Regiment lost while in service 7 Officers and 201 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 268 Enlisted men by disease. Total 479.


55th Regiment Militia Infantry


Organized at Pittsburg June 27, 1863. Duty in Pennsylvania during Lee's invasion and in the Dept. of West Virginia. Attached to Wilkinson's Brigade, Scammon's Division. Mustered out August 26, 1863.


56th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, March 7, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., March 8. Attached to Defenses of Washington to May, 1862. Doubleday's Brigade, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Array Corps, Army Potomac, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Fort Albany, Defenses of Washington, until April 4, 1862, and at Budd's Ferry until April 24. At Aquia Creek Landing until May 10. Guard railroad bridge at Potomac Creek May 21-27. (Five Companies moved to Belle Plains May 10.) Guard duty near Fredericksburg until August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Battles of Gainesville August 28; Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-24. Battles of South Mountain September 14; Antietam September 16-17. Duty on the battlefield of Antietam until October 20. (Co. "A" at Fairfax October 20-30.) At Bakersville October 20-30. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19. Union, Va., November 2-3. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth and Belle Plains until April 27, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Fitzhugh's Crossing April 29-30. Chancellorsville May 2-5. Brandy Station and Beverly Ford June 9. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. On Veteran furlough March 10-April 17. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 25. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864 (Reserve). Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Warren's Raid on Weldon Railroad December 7-12. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Lewis Farm near Gravelly Run March 29. Boydton and White Oak Road March 31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out at Philadelphia, Pa., July 1, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 111 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 96 Enlisted men by disease. Total 215.


56th Regiment Militia Infantry


Organized at Pittsburg June 27, 1863. Duty in Pennsylvania during Lee's invasion and draft disturbances. Mustered out August 13, 1863.


57th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg December 14, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C, December 14. Attached to Jameson's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, Army Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to August, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March 16-18. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Skirmish Yorktown April 11. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines, May 31-June 1. Seven Days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Oak Grove June 25. Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Centreville August 16-26. Skirmish at Bull Run August 20. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia. Battles of Gainesville August 28; Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Guard fords from Monocacy River to Conrad's Ferry until October. March up the Potomac to Leesburg, thence to Falmouth, Va., October 11-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth, Va., until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Whapping Heights, Va., July 23. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 13-14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Veterans on furlough January to March, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. Harris' Farm May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Weldon Railroad June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom July 27-29, and August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Expedition to Weldon Railroad December 7-12. Consolidated to five Companies January 11, 1865. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Boydton Road March 30-31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge, Farmville, April 7. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Burkesville until May. March to Washington D. C, May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Duty at Alexandria until June. Mustered out June 29, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 12 Officers and 149 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 217 Enlisted men by disease. Total 378.

 


57th Regiment Militia Infantry


Organized at Pittsburg July 3, 1863. Duty in Pennsylvania during Lee's invasion and draft disturbances. Mustered out August 17, 1863.


58th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, September 21, 1861, to March 1, 1862. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., March 8-10. Attached to Camp Hamilton, Va., Dept. Virginia, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1862. Viele's Command, Norfolk, Va., Dept. Virginia, to October, 1862. Foster's Provisional Brigade. Peck's Division, at Suffolk, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to December, 1862. Gibb's Provisional Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Corps, Dept. Virginia, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1863. Jourdan's Independent Brigade, Defenses of New Berne, Dept. North Carolina, to June, 1863. District of Pamlico, 18th Army Corps, Dept. North Carolina, to August, 1863. Sub-District Pamlico, District North Carolina, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. Virginia and North Carolina, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 24th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 24th Corps, to July, 1865. 2nd Independent Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to August, 1865. District of Southwest Virginia to September, 1865. Sub-District Staunton, District Central Virginia, Dept. Virginia, to January, 1865. Mustered out January 24, 1866.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Hamilton, Va., until May 10, 1862. Occupation of Norfolk and Portsmouth May 10, and duty there until October 11. Ordered to Suffolk, Va., October 11, and duty there until January, 1863. Embarked for Beaufort, N. C., January 5, thence moved to New Berne, and duty there until June. Expedition to Core Creek February 12-13. Sandy Ridge February 13. Demonstration on Kinston March 6-8. Near Dover March 7. Expedition toward Kinston April 16-21. Core Creek April 17-18. Sandy Ridge April 20. Demonstration on Kinston April 27-May 1. Wise's Cross Roads and Dover Road April 28. Demonstration on Kinston May 20-23. Gum Swamp May 22. Batchelor's Creek May 23. Moved to Washington, N. C., June 26, and duty there until April, 1864. Expedition from Washington to Chicora Creek December 17, 1863 (Co. "B"). Regiment reenlisted January 1, 1864. Reconnaissance on Neuse River Road January 27-28. Near Blount's Creek April 5, 1864 (Detachment). Ordered to Yorktown, Va., April 28. Butler's operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Swift Creek or Arrowfield Church May 9-10. Operations against Fort Darling April 12-16. Battle of Drewry's Bluff May 14-16. Operations at Bermuda Hundred May 17-28. Movement to White House, thence to Cold Harbor May 28-June 1. Battles about Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Hare's Hill June 24 and 28, 1864. Veterans on furlough June 24-August 25. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Fair Oaks October 27-28. Expedition to Fredericksburg March 5-8, 1865, and into Westmoreland County March 11-13. Moved to White House March 13-18. March to Signal Hill before Richmond March 24-26. Occupation of Richmond April 3, and duty there until August. At Staunton until November and at Charlottesville until January, 1866. Mustered out January 24, 1866.
Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 68 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 139 Enlisted men by disease. Total 217.


58th Regiment Militia Infantry


Organized at Pittsburg July 1, 1863. Duty in Pennsylvania during Lee's invasion and draft disturbances. Mustered out August 15, 1863.


59th Volunteers


(See 2nd Cavalry.)


59th Regiment Militia Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia July 1, 1863. Duty in Pennsylvania during Lee's invasion and draft disturbances. Mustered out September 9, 1863.


60th Volunteers


(See 3rd Cavalry.)


60th Regiment Militia Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia June 19, 1863. Duty in Pennsylvania during Lee's invasion and draft disturbances. Mustered out September 8, 1863.


61st Regiment Infantry


Organized at Pittsburg September 7, 1861. Ordered to Washington, D.C. Attached to Jameson's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, Army Potomac, to February, 1862. Graham's Brigade, Couch's Division, Army Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to July, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, to February, 1863. Light Brigade, 6th Army Corps, to May, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to July, 1864. Army of the Shenandoah to December, 1864, and Army Potomac to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Reconnaissance to Pohick Church and Occoquan River November 12, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. Reconnaissance to Gainesville March 20. Moved to the Peninsula, Va., March 26. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Operations about Bottom's Bridge May 20-23. Battle of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines, May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Seven Pines June 27. White Oak Swamp and Charles City Cross Roads June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Reconnaissance to Malvern Hill August 5-7. Movement to Alexandria, thence to Chantilly August 16-30. Chantilly September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-24. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Williamsport September 19-20. Duty in Maryland and on the Potomac until November. Movement to Falmouth, Va., November 1-19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Operations about Deep Run Ravine June 6-13. Battle Of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. South Mountain, Md., July 6. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. At Brandy Station until April, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Parker's Store May 5; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 17-19. Siege of Petersburg until July 9. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11. Repulse of Early's attack on Fort Stevens and the Northern Defenses of Washington July 11-12. Pursuit of Early to Snicker's Gap July 14-19. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August to December. Charlestown August 21. Gilbert's Ford, Opequan Creek, September 13. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until December. Ordered to Petersburg, Va., December 1. Siege of Petersburg December, 1864, to April, 1865. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Danville April 23-29, and duty there until May 23. Moved to Richmond, Va., thence to Washington, D.C. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out June 28, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 19 Officers and 218 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 100 Enlisted men by disease. Total 338.


62nd Regiment Infantry


Organized at Pittsburg as 33rd Regiment August 31, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., August 31, 1861. Designation changed to 62nd Pennsylvania Volunteers November 18, 1861. Attached to Morrell's Brigade, Fitz John Porter's Division, Army Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to July, 1864.

SERVICE.--Camp near Fort Corcoran, Defenses of Washington, D.C., until October, 1861, and near Fall's Church, Va., until March, 1862. Moved to the Peninsula March 22-24. Reconnaissance to Big Bethel March 30. Howard's Mills, near Cockletown, April 4. Warwick Road April 5. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Hanover C. H. May 27. Operations about Hanover C. H. May 27-29. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26; Gaines Mill June 27; Savage Station June 29; Turkey Bridge or Malvern Cliff June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Shepherdstown Ford September 19. Blackford's Ford September 19. Reconnaissance to Smithfield October 16-17. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Expedition to Richard's and Ellis' Fords, Rappahannock River, December 30-31. Burnside's second Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Middleburg June 19. Upperville June 21. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Duty at Bealeton Station until May, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania C, H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 25. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg until July 3. Left front July 3. Mustered out July 13, 1864. Companies "L" and "M" transferred to 91st Pennsylvania. Mustered out August 15, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 155th Pennsylvania.
Regiment lost during service 17 Officers and 152 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 89 Enlisted men by disease. Total 258.


63rd Regiment Infantry


Organized at Pittsburg August, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., August 26. Attached to Jameson's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, Army Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to August, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to September, 1864.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Reconnaissance to Pohick Church and the Occoquan November 12, 1861. Pohick Church and the Occoquan March 5, 1862 (Detachment). Moved to the Peninsula March 16-18. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Fair Oaks (Seven Pines) May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Oak Grove June 25. Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Centreville August 16-26. Bristoe Station or Kettle Run August 27. Buckland's Bridge, Broad Run, August 27. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Duty in the Defenses of Washington and guarding fords in Maryland until October. March up the Potomac to Leesburg, thence to Falmouth, Va., October 11-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Burnside's second Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Whapping Heights, Va., July 23. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 13-14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. Harris' Farm May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 29-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg and Richmond June 16-September 5. Weldon Railroad June 22-23. Demonstration on north side of the James River at Deep Bottom July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Mine Explosion July 30 (Reserve). Demonstration on north side of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 105th Pennsylvania September 5, 1864. Mustered out September 9, 1864.
Regiment lost during service 17 Officers and 169 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 133 Enlisted men by disease. Total 320.


64th Regiment Volunteers


(See 4th Cavalry.)


65th Regiment Volunteers


(See 5th Cavalry.)


66th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia as 30th Pennsylvania Volunteers July and August, 1861. Designation changed September, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C., September 20, 1861. Attached to Abercrombie's Brigade, Banks' Division, Army Potomac. Duty on the Upper Potomac at Frederick, Md., until February, 1862. Operations on the Potomac October 21-24, 1861. Ordered to Washington, D.C., February, 1862, and consolidated with 73rd and 99th Pennsylvania Volunteers March 1, 1862.


67th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia March 31, 1862. Left State for Annapolis, Md., April 3. Attached to District of Annapolis, Defenses of Baltimore, Middle Dept., to July, 1862. Annapolis, Md., 8th Corps, Middle Dept., to January, 1863. Defenses Upper Potomac, 8th Corps, to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 8th Corps, to June, 1863. Elliott's Command, 8th Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac, and Army Shenandoah to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Guard and provost duty in East Maryland and at Camp Parole, Annapolis, Md., until February, 1863. Moved to Harper's Ferry, thence to Berryville. Duty on the Upper Potomac until June. Battle of Winchester, Va., June 13-15. Retreat to Harper's Ferry, W. Va. (Those captured paroled July 7 and declared exchanged October 11, rejoining Regiment October 13, 1862.) Guard stores from Harper's Ferry to Washington July 1-5. Join Army Potomac at Frederick, Md., and pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Whapping Heights, Va., July 23. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Brandy Station November 8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Duty at Brandy Station until April, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Veterans on furlough March-April. Non-Veterans temporarily attached to 138th Pennsylvania until June. Veterans return to Washington, D.C., April. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Report to Gen. Abercrombie at Belle Plains, thence ordered to Fredericksburg and reported to Gen. Shriver. Escort trains to Front Royal and White House. Action at White House June 20. Joined Brigade at Yellow Tavern. Non-Veterans participated in battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania C. H. May 8-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 17-19. Ream's Station June 22-23. Siege of Petersburg until July 6. Ordered to Baltimore, Md., July 6. Battle of Monocacy, Md., July 9. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August to December. Charlestown August 29. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until December. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Petersburg, Va., December 3-6. Siege of Petersburg December, 1864, to April, 1865. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Danville April 23-29, and duty there until May. March to Richmond, thence to Washington, D.C. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out July 17, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 77 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 150 Enlisted men by disease. Total 232.


68th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia August, 1862, Left State for Washington, D.C., September 1, 1862. Camp at Arlington Heights until October. Moved to Poolesville, Md., and attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to April, 1864. Provost Guard, Army Potomac, to April, 1865. Collis' Independent Brigade, 9th Army Corps, April, 1865. Hart's Island, N.Y., Harbor, Dept. of the East, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--March up the Potomac to Leesburg, thence to Falmouth, Va., October 11-November 19, 1862. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Whapping Heights, Va., July 23. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn October 13. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. At Brandy Station until April, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Assigned to provost duty at Meade's Headquarters April 18. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania C. H. May 8-21; Guinea Station May 21; North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Garrison and provost duty at City Point, Va., June 18, 1864, to April 1, 1865. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Occupation of Petersburg April 3. Moved from before Petersburg to Hart's Island, N. Y. Harbor, April, 1865, and duty there guarding prisoners until June. Mustered out June 9, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 61 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 51 Enlisted men by disease. Total 122.


69th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia August 18, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 17. Attached to Baker's Brigade, Stone's (Sedgwick's) Division, Army Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until October. Affair at Vaderburg's House, Munson's Hill, September 29, 1861. Moved to Poolesville, Md., and duty on the Upper Potomac until February, 1862. At Harper's Ferry, W. Va.. until March 24. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March 24-April 1. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Moved to West Point May 7. Duty at Tyler's Farm until May 31. Battle of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines, May 31-June 1. Duty at Fair Oaks until June 28. Skirmish at Fair Oaks June 18. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Newport News, thence to Alexandria August 16-28, and to Centreville and Chantilly August 29-30. Cover Pope's retreat August 31-September 1. Chantilly September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-24. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Moved to Harper's Ferry September 22, and duty there until October 30. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 20. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. Hartwood Church February 25. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Banks' Ford May 1 and 4. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. At Banks' Ford and Culpeper until October. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Robertson's Tavern or Locust Grove November 27. Duty on the Rapidan until May, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Veterans on furlough March and April. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom July 27-29. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Vaughan Road near Hatcher's Run March 29. Crow's House March 31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge and Farmville April 7. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Burkesville until May 2. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. At Ball's Cross Roads until July. Mustered out July 1, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 12 Officers and 166 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 107 Enlisted men by disease. Total 288.


70th Regiment Volunteers


(See 6th Cavalry.)


71st Regiment Infantry (Baker's California Regiment)


At Fort Schuyler, N.Y., until July 1, 1861. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., thence to Washington, D.C., July 22. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until October. Affair at Vanderburg's House, Munson's Hill, September 29. Ordered to Poolesville, Md. Attached to Baker's Brigade, Stone's (Sedgwick's) Division, Army Potomac, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to June, 1864.

SERVICE.--- Operations on the Potomac October 21-24, 1861. Hall's Bluff October 21. Duty on the Upper Potomac until February, 1862. At Harper's Ferry, W. Va., until March 24. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March 24-April 1. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. At Tyler's Farm until May 31. Battle of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines, May 31-June 1. At Fair Oaks until June 28. Skirmish at Fair Oaks June 18. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Newport News, thence to Alexandria August 16-28, thence to Centreville and Chantilly August 28-30. Cover Pope's retreat August 31-September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-24. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Moved to Harper's Ferry September 22, and duty there until October 30. Movement to Falmouth October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. Hartwood Church February 25. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Banks' Ford May 1 and 4. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 2-4. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. At Banks' Ford and Culpeper until October. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to the line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Robertson's Tavern or Locust Grove November 27. Duty on the Rapidan until May. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Transferred to 69th Pennsylvania Infantry June 12, 1864. Mustered out July 2, 1864.
Regiment lost during service 14 Officers and 147 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 98 Enlisted men by disease. Total 260.

 

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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