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165th Pennsylvania Regiment

Company A of this regiment was recruited in Franklin county, Company B from Cumberland; the remaining eight companies were from Adams county, PA

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165th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

  • Organized at Chambersburg and Gettysburg November 25-December 5, 1862.
  • Moved to Washington, D. C, thence to Newport News and Suffolk, Va., December 8-17, 1862.
  • Attached to Foster's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863.
  • 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia.
    Service & Battles - 1863
  • Duty at Suffolk till May, 1863.
    Service & Battles - 1864
  • Expedition toward Blackwater, Va., January 8-10, 1863.
  • Deserted House January 30.
  • Leesville April 4.
  • Siege of Suffolk April 11-May 4.
  • Edenton, Providence Church and Somerton Roads April 12-13.
  • Somerton Road April 15 and 20.
  • Edenton Road April 24.
  • Operations on Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad May 12-26.
  • Holland House, Carrsville, May 15-16.
  • Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 27-July 7.
  • Expedition from White House to South Anna River July 1-7.
  • South Anna Bridge July 4.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., July 8,
  • Mustered out July 28, 1863.
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 1 killed and 1 Officer and 14 Enlisted men by disease. Total 16. Civil War Databases

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