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122nd Pennsylvania Regiment

Nine Months' Service - Recruited near Lancaster County, PA

122nd PA Regiment Companies

122nd PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

  • Organized at Harrisburg August 12, 1862.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., August 15-16.
  • Attached to Casey's Command, Defences of Washington, to September, 1862.
  • Piatt's 1st Brigade, Whipple's 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863.
    Service & Battles - 1862
  • Duty in the Defences of Washington at Fort Richardson, Cloud's Mills, near Georgetown, and at Fairfax Court House till October.
  • Moved to Point of Rocks, Md.,
  • Thence to Pleasant Valley October 11-19.
  • Movement toward Warrenton, Va., October 24-November 16.
  • Reconnoissance to and skirmish at Manassas Gap November 5-6.
  • Movement to Falmouth November 18-24.
  • Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15.
    Service & Battles - 1863
  • Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863.
  • Duty near Falmouth till April 27.
  • Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5.
  • Moved to Washington and escort to General Whipple's funeral May 8.
  • Mustered out May 16, 1863.
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 16 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 42 Enlisted men by disease. Total 59. Civil War Databases

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