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139th Pennsylvania Regiment

Recruited in Mercer county, Allegheny County, Beaver county, Armstrong county, PA


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139th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • 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.
    Regimental Losses
  • 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.





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