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107th Pennsylvania Regiment
Recruited in the City of Philadelphia, PA. The majority of the volunteer enlistees of the 72nd Pennsylvania Volunteers were Philadelphia Firemen. Along with the 69th, 71st and 72nd, the 106th formed the famed Philadelphia Brigade which helped defend against Pickett's Charge in the Battle of Gettysburg.
107th PA Regiment Soldier Biographies
107th PA Regiment Newspaper Transcription
- Indiana Democrat - July 17, 1862
Pennsylvania Colonels Killed in the War...
107th PA Regiment Photographs
- Colonel Thomas A. Zeigle
Also spelled Ziegle, he died in camp in Virginia on the 15th day of July, 1862.
107th PA Regiment Companies
- Company B
Berks/ Franklin and Cumberland Counties
- Company D
Schuylkill / Mifflin Counties
- Company G
Schuylkill/ Bradford Counties
- Bates' Regimental History & Company Rosters
107th PA Regiment Prisoners of War
107th PA Regiment Books
- The Civil War Letters of First Lieutenant James B. Thomas, Adjutant, 107th Pennsylvania Volunteers (Army of the Potomac Series)
Since the 107th never had a unit history published, these letters provide the first in-depth look at the 107th Pennsylvania. Richard Sauers labeled this set of letters as "some of the very best Civil War missives that I have ever read."
107th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles
- Organized at Harrisburg February 20 to March 8, 1862.
- Left State for Washington, D.C., March 9, 1862.
- Attached to Defences of Washington, D.C., to April, 1862.
- 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862.
- 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862.
- 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864.
- 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1864.
- 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to September, 1864.
- 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to February, 1865.
- 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to July, 1865.
Service & Battles - 1862
- Camp at Kendall Green, Defences of Washington, D.C., till April 2, 1862.
- Moved to Upton's Hill April 2; Thence to Cloud's Mills, Va., April 16, and duty there till May 11.
- Guard duty on Orange & Alexandria Railroad from Manassas to Catlett's Station.
- Expedition to Front Royal to intercept Jackson May 28-June 1.
- At Front Royal till June 10.
- At Catlett's Station, Weaversville, Warrenton and Waterloo till August 5.
- Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9.
- Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2.
- Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23.
- Rappahannock Station August 24-25.
- Thoroughfare Gap August 28.
- Battle of Bull Run August 30.
- Chantilly September 1.
- Maryland Campaign September 6-24.
- Battles of South Mountain September 14;
- Antietam September 16-17.
- Duty near Sharpsburg, Md., till October 28.
- Moved to Warrenton October 28-November 7,
- Thence to Falmouth, Va., November 11-19.
- At Brook's Station till December 11.
- Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15.
Service & Battles - 1863
- Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863.
- At Falmouth and Belle Plains till April.
- 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.
- Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24.
- Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3.
- Pursuit of Lee July 5-24.
- Duty along the Rappahannock till October.
- Bristoe Campaign October 9-22.
- Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8.
- Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2.
Service & Battles - 1864
- Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864.
- Reenlisted February, 1864. (Veterans absent till May 16.)
- Duty on Orange & Alexandria Railroad till May.
- Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12.
- Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7;
- Spottsylvania May 8-12;
- Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21; 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.
- White Oak Swamp June 13.
- Before Petersburg June 16-18.
Service & Battles - 1865
- Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865.
- Weldon Railroad August 18-21, 1864.
- Reconnoissance toward Dinwiddie Court House September 15.
- Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28.
- Warren's Raid to Hicksford 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.
- Moved to Washington, D.C., May 1-12.
- Grand Review May 23.
- Duty at Washington and Alexandria to July.
- Mustered out July 13, 1865.
- Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 106 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 140 Enlisted men by disease. Total 251.
107th PA Regiment Medal of Honor Recipients
- DELANEY, JOHN C.: Honesdale, born in Ireland. Sergeant, Company I, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry. Danby's mills, Va., 6 February 1860. Citation: 29 August 1894. Sprang between the lines and brought out a wounded comrade about to be burned in the brush.
- HOTTENSTINE, SOLOMON J.: Private, Company C, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry. Petersburg and Norfolk Railroad, Va., 19 August 1864. Citation given: 2 February 1865. Captured flag belonging to a North Carolina regiment, and through a ruse led them into the arms of Federal troops.
107th PA Regiment Burials
- Anderson, John; buried Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA
- Chasman, Jacob; Private, buried Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA