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101st Pennsylvania Regiment

Recruited in Tioga County, Lawrence County, Beaver County, Bedford County, Allegheny County, the city of Philadelphia, and Adams County, PA


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101st PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • Organized at Harrisburg November 21, 1861, to February 24, 1862.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., February 27, 1862.
  • Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1862.
  • 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, to September, 1862.
  • Wessell's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to December, 1862.
  • 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863.
  • 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863.
  • District of Albemarle, Dept. of North Carolina, to August, 1863.
  • Sub District, Albemarle, District of North Carolina,
  • Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864.
  • Defences of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to February, 1865.
  • District of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1865.
    Service & Battles - 1862
  • Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862.
  • Ordered to the Peninsula March 28.
  • Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4.
  • Battle of Williamsburg May 5.
  • Battles of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines, May 31-June 1.
  • Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1.
  • Brackett's June 30.
  • Malvern Hill July 1.
  • At Harrison's Landing till August 16.
  • Moved to Fortress Monroe August 16-23,
  • Thence to Suffolk September 18,
  • And duty there till December.
  • Ordered to New Berne, N. C., December 4.
  • Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 10-21.
  • Kinston December 14.
  • Whitehall December 16.
  • Goldsboro December 17.
    Service & Battles - 1863
  • Duty at New Berne till May, 1863.
  • Expedition from New Berne to Mattamuskeet Lake March 7-14.
  • Operations on the Pamlico April 4-6.
  • Expedition for relief Of Little Washington April 7-10.
  • Moved to Plymouth May, 1863,
    Service & Battles - 1864
  • And duty there till March, 1864.
  • Expedition from Plymouth to Nichol's Mills June 28, 1863 (Detachment).
  • Expedition from Plymouth to Gardner's Bridge and Williamston July 5-7.
  • Expedition from Plymouth to Foster's Mills July 26-29.
  • Harrellsville January 20, 1864 (Detachment).
  • Windsor January 30.
  • Fairfield February 16.
  • Moved to New Berne March, 1864;
  • Thence to Roanoke Island
  • And to Plymouth April.
  • Siege of Plymouth April 17-20.
  • Regiment mostly captured April 20.
    Service & Battles - 1865
  • Those not captured served as garrison at Roanoke Island till June, 1865.
  • Mustered out at New Berne June 25, 1865.
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 39 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 281 Enlisted men by disease. Total 321







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