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Left State for Washington, D.C., August 16, and duty there till September 6.
Moved to Frederick, Md., September 6-14.
Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac.
Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17.
At Sandy Hook and Maryland Heights September 22 to December 10.
Moved to Fairfax Station, Va., December 10-14.
Service & Battles - 1863
Duty there till January 19, 1863.
Moved to Stafford Court House January 19-23,
And duty there till April 27.
Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6.
Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5.
Mustered out May 19, 1863.
Lost 2 Officers and 31 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and
26 Enlisted men by disease. Total 59.
128th PA Regiment Medal of Honor Recipients
GRESSER, IGNATZ Corporal, Company D, 128th Pennsylvania Infantry. Entered service at: Lehigh County, Pa. Born: 15 August 1832, Germany. Citation: At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862. While exposed to the fire of the enemy, carried from the field a wounded comrade. Date of Issue: 12 December 1895.