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124th Pennsylvania Regiment

Nine Months' Service - Recruited in Chester County, and Delaware County, PA


124th PA Regiment Companies




124th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • Organized at Harrisburg August, 1862.
  • Left State for Washington, D.C., August 12.
  • Camp near Fort Albany, Defences of Washington, till September 7.
  • March to Rockville, Md., and attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division,
  • 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1862.
  • 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, to January, 1863.
  • 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps, to May, 1863.
    Service & Battles - 1862
  • Maryland Campaign September 7-24.
  • Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17.
  • Burying dead September 18.
  • March to Pleasant Valley, Md., September 19-20.
  • At Maryland Heights till October 30.
  • At Loudon Heights till November 8.
  • Reconnoissance up the Shenandoah Valley November 8-19.
  • Near Harper's Ferry till December 10.
  • March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 10-15;
  • Thence to Fairfax Station.
    Service & Battles - 1863
  • Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863.
  • At Stafford Court House till April 27.
  • Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5.
  • Ordered to Harrisburg, Pa., and there mustered out May 16, 1863.
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost 1 Officer and 17 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 36 Enlisted men by disease. Total 54.





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