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141st Pennsylvania Regiment

Recruited in Greene county, Mercer county, Washington county, Beaver county, PA


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141st PA Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • Organized at Harrisburg August 29, 1862, and moved to Washington.
  • Duty in the Defences of that city till October.
  • Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864.
  • 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1865.
    Service & Battles - 1862
  • March up the Potomac to Leesburg,
  • Thence to Falmouth, Va., October 11-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.
  • Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5.
  • Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24.
  • Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3.
  • Pursuit of Lee July 5-24.
  • Wapping Heights, Va., July 23.
  • Duty on line of the Rappahannock and the Rapidan till October.
  • Bristoe Campaign October 9-22.
  • Auburn October 13.
  • Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8.
  • Kelly's Ford November 7.
  • Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2.
  • Payne's Farm November 27.
    Service & Battles - 1864
  • Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864.
  • Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12.
  • Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7;
  • Laurel Hill May 8;
  • Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21.
  • Assault on the Salient May 12.
  • Harris Farm May 19.
  • 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 16-18.
    Service & Battles - 1865
  • Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865.
  • Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864.
  • Demonstration north of James at Deep Bottom July 27-29.
  • Deep Bottom July 27-28.
  • Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve).
  • Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom August 13-20.
  • Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18.
  • Ream's Station August 25.
  • Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2.
  • Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28.
  • Expedition to Weldon Railroad December 7-12.
  • Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865.
  • Watkins' House March 25.
  • Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
  • Crow's House March 31.
  • Fall of Petersburg April 2.
  • Sailor's Creek April 6.
  • High Bridge April 7.
  • Appomattox Court House April 9.
  • Surrender of Lee and his army.
  • March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12.
  • Grand Review May 23.
  • Mustered out May 28, 1865.
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 161 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 76 Enlisted men by disease. Total 246



141st PA Regiment Medal of Honor Recipients

  • BENNETT, ORREN: Private, Company D, 141st Pennsylvania Infantry.. Sailors (Saylor's) Creek, Va., 6 April 1865. Citation given: 10 May 1865 for capture of flag.

  • ROUGHT, STEPHEN: Sergeant, Company A, 141st Pennsylvania Infantry.. Wilderness, Va., 6 May 1864. Citation given: 1 December 1864. Capture of flag of 13th North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.).





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