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Moved to Washington, D.C., August 16, 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.
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.
At Falmouth till April.
Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6.
Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5.
Mustered out May 18, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 37 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 42 Enlisted men by disease. Total 83.
129th PA Regiment Medal of Honor Recipients
FRICK, JACOB G. Colonel, 129th Pennsylvania Infantry. Entered service at Pottsville, Pa. Born: 23 January 1838, Northumberland, Pa. Citation: At Fredericksburg, 13 December 1862, seized the colors and led the command through a terrible fire of cannon and musketry. In a hand-to-hand fight at Chancellorsville, 3 May 1863, recaptured the colors of his regiment. Date of issue: 7 June 1892.