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139th Pennsylvania Regiment
Recruited in Mercer county, Allegheny County, Beaver county, Armstrong county, PA
139th PA Regiment Soldier Biographies
139th PA Regiment Companies
139th PA Regiment Soldier Books
- The road to Cold Harbor:
Field diary, January 1-June 12, 1864 of Samuel C. Schoyer, captain, Company G, 139th Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment : supplemented ... offices and a brief history of the regiment
- The crack regiment of Pittsburgh: the men and the community of the 139th Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1860-1865
139th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles
- Organized at Pittsburg September 1, 1862.
- Moved to Washington, D.C., September 1-3.
- Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps,
- Army of the Potomac, to September, 1862.
- 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps,
- Army of the Potomac, to October, 1862.
- 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, to January, 1864.
- Wheaton's Brigade, Dept. of West Virginia, to March, 1864.
- 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and
- Army of the Shenandoah to June, 1865
Service & Battles - 1862
- Bury dead at Bull Run, Va., September 4-7, 1862.
- Maryland Campaign September 7-24.
- Battle of Antietam September 16-17 (Reserve).
- At Downsville September 23-October 20.
- Movement to Stafford Court House October 20-November 18, and to Belle Plains December 5.
- 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.
- Operations at Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2.
- Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3.
- Salem Heights May 3-4.
- Banks' Ford May 4.
- Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24.
- Battle of Gettysburg July 2-4.
- Pursuit of Lee July 5-24.
- Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan till October.
- Bristoe Campaign October 9-22.
- Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8.
- Rappahannock Station November 7.
- Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2.
Service & Battles - 1864
- At Harper's Ferry till March, 1864.
- Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12.
- Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-21.
- Assault on the Salient May 12.
- North Anna River May 23-26.
- On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28.
- Totopotomoy May 28-31.
- Cold Harbor June 1-12.
- Before Petersburg June 17-18.
- Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23.
- Siege of Petersburg to July 9.
- Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11.
- Repulse of Early's attack on Washington July 11-12.
- Pursuit to Snicker's Gap July 14-24.
- Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August to December.
- Near Strasburg August 13.
- Near Charlestown August 21-22.
- Demonstration on Gilbert's Ford, Opequan, September 13.
- Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19.
- Strasburg September 21.
- Fisher's Hill September 22.
- Battle of Cedar Creek October 19.
- Duty in the Shenandoah Valley till December.
- Moved to Petersburg, Va., December 9-12.
Service & Battles - 1865
- Siege of Petersburg December, 1864, to April, 1865.
- Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865.
- Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25.
- Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
- Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2.
- Pursuit of Lee April 3-9.
- Sailor's Creek April 6.
- Appomattox Court House April 9.
- Surrender of Lee and his army.
- March to Danville April 23-27, and duty there till May 23.
- March to Richmond, Va., thence to Washington, D.C., May 23-June 3.
- Corps Review June 8.
- Mustered out June 21, 1865.
- Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 135 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 86 Enlisted men by disease.Total 236.