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119th Regiment - The Gray Reserves

Recruited in the city of Philadelphia, PA


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119th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • Organized at Philadelphia August 15, 1862.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., August 31-September 1.
  • Duty in the Defences of Washington till October.
  • Joined Army of the Potomac in the field and attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to February, 1863.
  • 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Army of the Shenandoah to June, 1865.
    Service & Battles - 1862
  • Duty at Hagerstown, Md., till October 29, 1862.
  • Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19.
  • Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15.
    Service & Battles - 1863
  • Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863.
  • At White Oak Church till April.
  • Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6.
  • Operations at Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2.
  • Bernard House April 29. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3.
  • Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4.
  • Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24.
  • Battle of Gettysburg July 2-4.
  • Pursuit of Lee July 5-24.
  • At and near Funkstown, Md., July 10-13.
  • 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.
    Service & Battles - 1864
  • Duty near Brandy Station till May, 1864.
  • Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12.
  • Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7;
  • Spottsylvania May 8-12.
  • 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 17-18.
  • Weldon Railroad June 22-23.
  • Siege of Petersburg till July 9.
  • Moved to Washington, D. C, July 9-11.
  • Repulse of Early's attack on Washington July 11-12.
  • Pursuit of Early July 14-22.
  • Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August to December.
  • Demonstration on Gilbert's Ford, Opequan, September 13.
  • Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19.
  • Duty in the Shenandoah Valley till December.
    Service & Battles - 1865
  • Moved to Petersburg, Va. 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.
  • Appomattox Court House April 9.
  • Surrender of Lee and his army.
  • Moved to Danville April 23-27,
  • And duty there till May 23.
  • Moved to Richmond, thence to Washington May 23-June 3.
  • Corps Review June 8.
  • Mustered out June 19, 1865.
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 132 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 71 Enlisted men by disease. Total 213.





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