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126th Pennsylvania Regiment

Nine Months' Service - Recruited in Franklin County, Juniata county, and Fulton County, PA.


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126th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • Organized at Harrisburg August, 1862.
  • Left State for Washington, D.C., August 15, and duty there till September 12.
  • Moved to Sharpsburg, Md., and attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac.
    Service & Battles - 1862
  • Duty at Sharpsburg, Md., till October 30, 1862.
  • Reconnoissance from Sharpsburg to Smithfield, W. Va., October 16-17.
  • Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19.
  • Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15.
    Service & Battles - 1863
  • Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863.
  • Duty at Falmouth till April 27.
  • Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5.
  • Mustered out May 20, 1865.
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 30 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 34 Enlisted men by disease. Total 65.





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