Union Regimental Histories

 

Pennsylvania

 

144th Regiment Volunteers

(Failed to complete organization.)


145th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Erie September 5, 1862. Moved to Chambersburg. Pa., September 11-12, thence to Hagerstown and Antietam, Md., September 15-17. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 22, 1862, and duty there until October 29. Reconnaissance to Charlestown October 16-17. Advance up Loudoun Valley and movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Duty at Falmouth, Va., until April, 1863. 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. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until September. 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. At Stevensburg until May, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Corbin's Bridge May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House 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. 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. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Demonstration on north side of the James at Deep Bottom August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Reconnaissance to Hatcher's Run December 7-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Skirmishes on line of Hatcher's and Gravelly Runs March 29-30. Hatcher's Run or Boydton Road March 31. Crow's House March 31. Sutherland Station April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge, Farmville, April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out May 31, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 18 Officers and 187 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 214 Enlisted men by disease. Total 422.


146th Regiment Volunteers


(Failed to complete organization.)


147th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Loudoun Heights, Va., October 10, 1862, from surplus men of the 28th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry, as Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" and "E." Companies "F," "G" and "H" organized at Harrisburg, Pa., September 29 to November 20. Company "I" organized at Philadelphia October 10, 1862, and Company "K" organized at Philadelphia February, 1864. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863, and Army of the Cumberland to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Bolivar Heights, Va., until December, 1862. Reconnaissance to Rippon, W. Va., November 9, and to Winchester, Va., December 2-6. Moved to Fredericksburg December 10-14. At Stafford Court House until April 27, 1863. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24. 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 524. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Wauhatchie, Tenn., October 28-29. Chattanooga Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Battles of Lookout Mountain November 23-24; Mission Ridge November 25; Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27. Guard duty on Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad until April, 1864. Expedition down the Tennessee River to Triana, Ala., April 12-16. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Dug Gap or Mill Creek May 8. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Cassville May 19. New Hope Church May 25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 26-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. Near Atlanta November 9. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. North Edisto River, S.C., February 12-13. Red Bank and Congaree Creek February 15 Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh, N. C., April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Duty in the Dept. of Washington until July. Companies "F" and "G" mustered out June 6, 1865. Regiment mustered out July 15, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 71 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 61 Enlisted men by disease. Total 142.


148th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, September 8, 1862. Moved to Cockeysville, Md., September 9-10, 1862, and guard duty on Northern Central Railroad until December 9, 1862. Unattached, Defenses of Baltimore, 8th Corps, Middle Department. Moved to Falmouth, Va., December 9-18, 1862. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to March, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Falmouth, Va., until April 27, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 14-July 24. Skirmish at Haymarket June 25. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Wapping Heights, Va., July 23. Expedition to Port Conway August 31-September 4. Richardson's Ford September 1. Duty on Orange & Alexandria Railroad and the Rappahannock until October. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. South side of the Rappahannock October 12. 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. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Morton's Ford February 6-7. Duty near Stevensburg until May. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 9-10; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. Milford Station May 20. Reconnaissance by Regiment across North Anna River May 22. 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. Jerusalem Plank Road June 21-23, 1864. Demonstration on north side of the James at Deep Bottom July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. 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, Weldon Railroad, August 25. Assault on Davidson's Confederate Battery October 27. Front of Forts Morton and Sedgwick October 29. Reconnaissance to Hatcher's Run December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Gravelly Run March 29. Boydton Road or Hatcher's Run March 30-31. Crow's House, White Oak Road, March 31. Sutherland Station April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge, Farmville, April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out near Alexandria June 1, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 12 Officers and 198 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 183 Enlisted men by disease. Total 397.


149th Regiment Infantry (2nd Bucktails)

Letter written by Private Isaac Oliver

Organized at Harrisburg August, 1862. Ordered to Washington, D. C., September, 1862. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until February, 1863. Ordered to join 1st Army Corps at Belle Plains, Va., and duty there until April 27, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. At Bealeton Station until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Haymarket October 19. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Duty near Culpeper until May. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 25. On 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 (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. Ordered to Baltimore, Md., February 10; thence to Draft Rendezvous, Elmira, N.Y., and duty there until June. Mustered out June 24, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 160 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 172 Enlisted men by disease. Total 336.

 


150th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia and Harrisburg September 4, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., September. Attached to Defenses of Washington to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Guard duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C,, until February, 1863. (Co. "K" body guard to President Lincoln until muster out.) Ordered to join Army of the Potomac in the field. Reported to 1st Army Corps at Belle Plains, Va., February, 1863, and duty there until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. At Bealeton Station 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. Duty near Culpeper until May. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 25. On 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 (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. Ordered to Baltimore, Md., February 10; thence to Elmira, N.Y., and duty there until June. Mustered out June 23, 1865. Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 108 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 94 Enlisted men by disease. Total 207.


151st Regiment Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg October 18 to November 24, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., November 26. Attached to 3rd Brigade, Casey's Division, Defenses of Washington, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington until February, 1863. Moved to Belle Plains, Va., and Joined 1st Army Corps. Duty there until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Mustered out July 27, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 67 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 53 Enlisted men by disease. Total 123.


152nd Regiment Volunteers

(See 3rd Regiment Heavy Artillery.)


153rd Regiment Infantry


Organized at Easton September, 1862. Moved to Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, October 6; thence to Washington, D.C., October 12, 1862. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, until December, 1862. Reconnaissance from Chantilly to Snicker's Ferry and Berryville, Va., November 28-30. March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 9-16. Duty at Stafford Court House until January 19, 1863. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. At Stafford Court House 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 July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-12. Mustered out July 24, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 48 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 28 Enlisted men by disease. Total 77.


154th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia October 29, 1862, to January 21, 1863. On provost duty at Philadelphia entire term. Mustered out September 29 to October 21, 1863.
Lost 4 by disease.


155th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Pittsburg and Harrisburg September 2-19. 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., September 4. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to May, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division. 5th Army Corps, to March, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, June, 1864. 2nd Brigade. 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to July, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to December. 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Sharpsburg, Md., and duty there until October 30, 1862. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. Duty 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 July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn October 13. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Duty on Orange & Alexandria Railroad until April, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House 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. 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 (Reserve). Six Mile House, Weldon Railroad, August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church, Peeble's Farm, 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. Junction Boydton and Quaker Roads and Lewis Farm, near Gravelly Run, March 29. White Oak Road March 31. Five Forks April 1. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Moved to Washington, D.C., May 1-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 2, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 137 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 111 Enlisted men by disease. Total 254.


156th Regiment Volunteers


(Failed to complete organization. Transferred to 157th Pennsylvania February 27, 1863.)


157th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia October, 1862, to February, 1863. Moved to Fort Delaware December, 1862, and duty there until February, 1863. Moved to Washington, D.C., and duty in the Defenses of that city until May, 1864. Attached to Tyler's Division, 22nd Corps, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to March, 1865.

SERVICE.-- Ordered to Join Army of the Potomac in the field and Joined May 29, 1864. Battles about Cold Harbor June 1-12; Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to March 21, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864 (Reserve). Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Yellow House October 1-3. 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. Regiment transferred to 191st Pennsylvania Infantry March 21, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 31 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 34 Enlisted men by disease. Total 65.


158th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Chambersburg November 1, 1862, and ordered to Suffolk, Va. Attached to Spinola's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, 18th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. District of the Pamlico, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1863. Spinola's Brigade, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. Harper's Ferry, W. Va., to August, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Suffolk, Va., until December 28, 1862. Moved to New Berne, N. C., December 28-January 1, 1863, and duty there until June, 1863. Expedition from New Berne to Trenton, Pollocksville, Young's Cross Roads and Swansborough March 6-10. Expedition to relief of Little Washington, N. C, April 7-10. Blount's Creek April 9. Expedition to Swift Creek Village April 13-21. Big Swift Creek April 19. Ordered to Fortress Monroe, Va., June. Dix's Peninsula Campaign July 1-7. Moved to Harper's Ferry July 7-9, thence moved to Boonsboro, Md., and reported to Gen. Meade July 11. Pursuit of Lee July 11-24. Ordered to Harrisburg, Pa., August 3. Mustered out August 12, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 45 by disease.


159th Regiment Volunteers


(See 14th Regiment Cavalry.)


160th Regiment Volunteers


(See 15th Regiment Cavalry.)


161st Regiment Volunteers

(See 16th Regiment Cavalry.)


162nd Regiment Volunteers

(See 17th Regiment Cavalry.)


163rd Regiment Volunteers

(See 18th Regiment Cavalry.)


164th Regiment Infantry


(Failed to complete organization.)


165th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Chambersburg and Gettysburg November 25-December 5, 1862. Moved to Washington, D. C, thence to Newport News and Suffolk, Va., December 8-17, 1862. Attached to Foster's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia.

SERVICE.--Duty at Suffolk until May, 1863. Expedition toward Blackwater, Va., January 8-10, 1863. Deserted House January 30. Leesville April 4. Siege of Suffolk April 11-May 4. Edenton, Providence Church and Somerton Roads April 12-13. Somerton Road April 15 and 20. Edenton Road April 24. Operations on Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad May 12-26. Holland House, Carrsville, May 15-16. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 27-July 7. Expedition from White House to South Anna River July 1-7. South Anna Bridge July 4. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 8, Mustered out July 28, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 1 killed and 1 Officer and 14 Enlisted men by disease. Total 16.


166th Regiment Infantry


Organized at York October 24 to December 8, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Newport News and Suffolk, Va., December 8-17. Attached to Foster's Brigade. Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, to July 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Suffolk until June, 1863. Expedition toward Blackwater January 8-10, 1863. Deserted House January 30. Leesville April 4. Siege of Suffolk April 11-May 4. Edenton, Providence Church and Somerton Roads April 12-13. Somerton Road April 15 and 20. Edenton Road April 24. Operations on Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad May 12-26. Holland House, Carrsville, May 15-16. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 27-July 7. Expedition from White House to South Anna River July 1-7. South Anna Bridge July 4. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 8. Mustered out July 28, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 6 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 11 Enlisted men by disease. Total 17.


167th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Reading November 10 to December 6, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Newport News and Suffolk, Va., December 8-17. Attached to Foster's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1863.

SERVICE--Duty at Suffolk until May, 1863. Action at Deserted House, Va., January 30. Siege of Suffolk April 11-May 4. Suffolk April 19. Operations on Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad May 12-26. Holland House, Carrsville, May 15-16. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 27-July 7. Expedition from White House to Bottom's Bridge July 1-7. Baltimore Cross Roads July 2. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 8; thence into Maryland and Joined 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, July 15. Pursuit of Lee beyond the Rappahannock July 15-24. Mustered out August 12, 1863.
Regiment lost 1 Officer and 1 Enlisted man killed and 22 Enlisted men by disease.


168th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Pittsburg October 16 to December 1, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Newport News and Suffolk, Va., December 6-17, 1862. Attached to Spinola's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, 18th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. District of the Pamlico, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1863. Spinola's Brigade, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Suffolk, Va., until December 28, 1862. Moved to New Berne, N. C., December 28-January 1, 1863, and duty there until June, 1863. Expedition from New Berne to Trenton, Pollocksville, Young's Cross Roads and Swansborough March 6-10. Expedition to relief of Little Washington April 7-10. Blount's Creek April 9. Expedition to Swift Creek Village April 13-21. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., June. Dix's Campaign on the Peninsula June 27-July 7. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July 7-9; thence moved to Boonesborough, Md., and reported to General Meade July 11. Pursuit of Lee July 11-24. Mustered out July 25, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 24 Enlisted men by disease. Total 25.


169th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Pittsburg October 16, 1862. Duty at Camp Howe, Pittsburg, until December 1. Moved to Washington, D. C, thence to Fortress Monroe and Yorktown, Va., December 1-7, and to Gloucester Point, Va., December 8. Attached to Busteed's Independent Brigade, Yorktown, Va., 4th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863. King's Independent Brigade, 4th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1863. 1st Division, 4th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to muster out.

SERVICE.--Duty at Yorktown and Gloucester Point, Va., until June, 1863. Expedition to Gloucester Court House April 7. Expedition from Yorktown to Walkerton and Aylett's June 4-5. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 27-July 7. Ordered to Washington, D.C., July 9; thence march to Funkstown, Md. Joined Army of the Potomac at Hagerstown, Md., July 14. Pursuit of Lee to Williamsport, Md. Moved to Harrisburg, Pa., via Baltimore and Philadelphia. Mustered out July 27, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 11 by disease.


170th Regiment Volunteers


(Failed to complete organization.)


171st Regiment Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg October and November, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., November 27; thence to Suffolk, Va. Attached to Spinola's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, 18th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. District of the Pamlico, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1863. Spinola's Brigade, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Suffolk, Va, until December 28. Moved to New Berne, N. C, December 28-January 1, 1863, and duty there until April, 1863. Expedition from New Berne to Trenton, Pollocksville, Young's Cross Roads and Swansborough March 6-10. Expedition to relief of Little Washington April 7-10. Blount's Creek April 9. Expedition to Swift Creek Village April 13-21. Duty at Little Washington until June. Ordered to Fortress Monroe, Va. Dix's Peninsula Campaign July 1-7. Moved to Washington, D. C, thence to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July 7-9; thence to Boonsboro, Md., and reported to General Meade July 11. Pursuit of Lee July 11-24. Ordered to Harrisburg, Pa., August 3. Mustered out August 8, 1863.
Regiment lost 38 by disease during service.

 


172nd Regiment Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg October 27 to November 29, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., December 2; thence to Newport News. Va., December 4, and to Yorktown, Va., December 12. Unassigned, Yorktown, Va., 4th. Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863. West's Advance Brigade, 4th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1863.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty at Yorktown, Va., until June, 1863. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 27-July 7. Ordered to Washington, D.C., July 9. Join Army of the Potomac at Hagerstown, Md., July 14. Pursuit of Lee to Williamsport, Md. March to Warrenton Junction, Va., July 19-25, 1863. Ordered to Harrisburg, Pa., and mustered out August 1, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 13 by disease.


173rd Regiment Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg October and November, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., November 30; thence moved to Suffolk and Norfolk, Va. Attached to District of Norfolk, Va., 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1863.

SERVICE.--Guard, outpost and provost duty at Norfolk, Va., until July, 1863. Ordered to Washington, D. C., July 9; thence moved to Frederick, Md. Pursuit of Lee July 12-24. Guard duty on Orange & Alexandria Railroad until August. Mustered out August 18, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 19 by disease.


174th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia November 19, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., November; thence to Suffolk, Va., and duty there until December 28. Attached to Ferry's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Corps, Dept. of the South, to February, 1863. District of Beaufort, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South, to June, 1863. District of Hilton Head, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South, to August, 1863.

SERVICE,--Duty at Suffolk, Va., until December 31, 1862. Moved to New Berne, N. C., December 31-January 6, 1863, and to Port Royal Harbor, S.C., January 27-February 5. At St. Helena Island, S.C., until February 27. At Beaufort, S.C., until June, and at Hilton Head, S.C., until July 28. Moved to Philadelphia and mustered out August 7, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 13 by disease.


175th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia November 6, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., December 1; thence to Fortress Monroe and. Suffolk, Va. Attached to Gibb's' Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., December, 1862. Spinola's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Corps, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, 18th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. District of the Pamlico, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1863. Well's Brigade, Harper's Ferry, W. Va., 8th Corps, Middle Department, to July, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Suffolk, Va., until December 28, 1862. Moved to New Berne, N. C., December 28-January 1, 1863, and duty there until April, 1863. Expedition from New Berne to Trenton, Pollocksville, Young's Cross Roads and Swansborough March 6-10. Operations on the Pamlico April 4-6. Expedition to relief of Little Washington April 7-10. Expedition to Swift Creek Village April 13-21. Garrison duty at Little Washington until June. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., thence to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., and to Frederick, Md. Mustered out August 7, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 21 by disease.


176th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia November 3-11, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Suffolk, Va. Attached to Foster's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to December, 1862. Ferry's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Corps, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Corps, Dept. of the South, to April, 1863. District of Beaufort, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South, to June, 1863. District of Hilton Head, S.C., 10th Corps, to July, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Suffolk, Va., until December 31, 1862. Moved to New Borne, N. C., December 31-January 5, 1863; thence to Port Royal Harbor, S.C., January 27-February 3. Duty at St. Helena Island, S.C., Beaufort, S.C., and Hilton Head, S.C., until July, 1863. Ordered home and mustered out August 19, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 44 by disease.


177th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg November 20, 1862. At Camp Curtin until December 3. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Newport News, Va., and duty there until December 17. Moved to Suffolk, Va., December 17. Attached to Gibb's' Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to March, 1863. Viele's Brigade, Norfolk, Va., 7th Corps, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Suffolk, Va., until March, 1863, and in District of Norfolk, Va. At Deep Creek until July, 1863. Ordered to Washington July 10, thence to Funkstown, Md. Pursuit of Lee until July 24. At Maryland Heights until August 1. Mustered out August 4 and 7, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 24 by disease.


178th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg October 22-November 27, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., December 5; thence to Newport News, Va. Attached to Busteed's Brigade, 4th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, December, 1862, to April, 1863. West's Independent Brigade, 4th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1863. West's Advance Brigade, 4th Corps, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, King's Division, 22nd Corps, to August, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Newport News, Va., until December 29, 1862, and at Yorktown, Va., and on the Peninsula until July 8, 1863. Reconnaissance to Bottom's Bridge July 1-7. Skirmish at Chickahominy July 2. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 8, and duty there until July 27. Mustered out July 27, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 10 by disease.


179th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia and Harrisburg October 23 to December 6, 1862. Ordered to Fortress Monroe, Va., December, 1862. Attached to Busteed's Independent Brigade, 4th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863. West's Independent Brigade, 4th Corps, to June, 1863. King's Independent Brigade, 4th Corps, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, King's Division, 22nd Corps, to July, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Yorktown, Va., and on the Peninsula, Va., until July, 1863. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Expedition from White House to Bottom's Bridge July 1-7. Skirmish at Baltimore Cross Roads July 2. Ordered to Washington, D.C., July 8; thence to Harrisburg, and mustered out July 27, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 6 by disease.


180th Regiment Volunteers

(See 19th Regiment Cavalry.)


181st Regiment Volunteers

(See 20th Regiment Cavalry.)


182nd Regiment Volunteers

(See 21st Regiment Cavalry.)


183rd Regiment Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia December 24, 1863, to March 8, 1864. Ordered to join Army of the Potomac on the Rapidan, Va., and attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1865. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River, Va., May 4-June 12, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Corbin's Bridge May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House 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. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. 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. Reconnaissance to Hatcher's Run December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Hatcher's Run or Boydton Road March 30-31. White Oak Road March 31. Sutherland Station April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge, Farmville, April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out July 13, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 92 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 89 Enlisted men by disease. Total 187.


184th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg May, 1864. Ordered to join Army of the Potomac in the field, and reported May 28, 1864. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac.

SERVICE.--Rapidan (Va.) Campaign May 28-June 12. 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, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration on north side of the James at Deep Bottom July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. 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. Reconnaissance to Hatcher's Run December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Boydton and White Oak Roads March 30-31. Crow's House March 31. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge and Farmville April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out July 14, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 110 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 122 Enlisted men by disease. Total 235.


185th Regiment Volunteers


(See 22nd Regiment Cavalry.)


186th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia January 29 to May 31, 1864. Duty at Fort Mifflin and on provost duty at Philadelphia entire term. Mustered out August 15, 1865.
Lost 17 by disease.


187th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Philadelphia March 3 to May 4, 1864, from 1st Battalion Militia Infantry (6 Mos.). Moved to Washington, D.C., May 18, 1864. Moved to join Army of the Potomac May 26, and reported at Cold Harbor, Va., June 6. Cold Harbor June 6-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16 to September 22. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Rail- road, June 21-23. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Relieved September 22 and ordered to Philadelphia. Garrison and escort duty at Camp Cadwalader, Philadelphia, Pa, and provost duty at other points in Pennsylvania until August, 1865. Guard of honor over remains of President Lincoln in Independence Hall, Philadelphia, and escort to funeral cortege May, 1865. Mustered out August 3, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 66 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 69 Enlisted men by disease. Total 136.


188th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Fortress Monroe, Va., April 1, 1864, from 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery. Moved from Camp Hamilton, Va., to Yorktown April 25. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 24th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1865. 2nd Independent Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to August. 1865. Dept. of Virginia, to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--Butler's operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond, Va. May 4-28. Swift Creek or Arrowfield Church May 9-10. Proctor's Creek and operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Battle of Drewry's Bluff May 14-16. On Bermuda Hundred front May 16-28. Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor May 28-June 1. Battles of 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. In trenches before Petersburg until September. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, north of the James, September 28-30. Battle of Fair Oaks, near Richmond, October 27-28. Duty in trenches before Richmond until March, 1865. Expedition up the Rappahannock to Fredericksburg and destruction of large quantities of tobacco and stores March 5-8. Expedition from Fort Monroe into Westmoreland County March 11-13. March to Signal Hill before Richmond. Occupation of Richmond April 3. Guard and provost duty at Lynchburg and in Central Virginia until December, 1865. Mustered out at City Point, Va., December 14, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 114 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 66 Enlisted men by disease. Total 192.


189th Regiment Infantry


(Failed to complete organization.)


190th Regiment Infantry


Organized in the field from Veterans and Recruits of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps May 31, 1864. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Battles about Cold Harbor, Va., June 1-12, 1864; Bethesda Church June 1-3; White Oak Swamp Bridge June 13. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Weldon Railroad June 21-23, 1864. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Warren's Expedition to 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. White Oak Road March 31. Five Forks April 1. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 1-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 28, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 43 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 168 Enlisted men by disease. Total 214.


191st Regiment Infantry


Organized in the field from Veterans and Recruits of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps May 31. 1864. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Battles about Cold Harbor, Va., June 1-12, 1864. Bethesda Church June 1-3. White Oak Swamp Bridge June 13. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Weldon Railroad June 21-23, 1864. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28, Warren's Expedition to 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. White Oak Road March 31. Five Forks April 1. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 1-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 28, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 40 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 161 Enlisted men by disease. Total 202.

 

 

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

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