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115th Pennsylvania Regiment

The men were principally from Philadelphia, with the exception of companies D and G, which were recruited in the counties of Cambria, Lebanon, and Lancaster.


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115th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • Organized at Philadelphia and Harrisburg January 28, 1862.
  • Moved from Camden to Harrisburg, Pa., May 31, 1862, thence to Camp Hamilton, Va., June 25-28, and to Harrison's Landing, Va., July 4.
  • Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864.
  • 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1864.
  • 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1864.
    Service & Battles - 1862
  • At Cumberland and south branch of the Potomac guarding bridges of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad till February 6.
  • Duty at Harrison's Landing, Va., till August 16, 1862.
  • Movement to Centreville August 16-26.
  • Action at Bristoe Station or Kettle Run August 27.
  • Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30.
  • Duty in the Defences of Washington till November.
  • At Fairfax Station November 2-25.
  • Operations on Orange & Alexandria Railroad November 10-12.
  • Duty near Falmouth, Va., November 28-December 11.
  • Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15.
    Service & Battles - 1863
  • Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863.
  • Operations at Rappahannock Bridge and Grove Church February 5-7.
  • 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.
  • Wapping Heights,Va., July 23.
  • Duty near Warrenton, Va., till October.
  • Bristoe Campaign October 9-22.
  • McLean's Ford, Bull Run, October 15.
  • 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.
    Service & Battles - 1864
  • Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864.
  • Duty near Brandy Station 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.
  • 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.
  • Consolidated with 110th Pennsylvania Infantry June 22, 1864.
    Regimental Losses
  • 6 Officers and 32 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 40 Enlisted men by disease. Total 80.








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