Pennsylvania Volunteers of the Civil War Look for your ancestors in this PA genealogy database of American Civil War soldiers - infantry, cavalry & artillery rosters, histories, biographies, draft, journals, letters, medal of honor recipients, prisoners of war (POWs), & pensions of our Pennsylvania military ancestors. Use this free Pennsylvania database to help with your genealogy search.

Start your Family Tree
PA Civil War > Regiments > 166th

PA Civil War Volunteer Soldiers

166th Pennsylvania Regiment

Recruited in York county, PA

166th PA Regiment Soldier Biographies

166th PA Regiment Companies

166th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

  • Organized at York October 24 to December 8, 1862.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Newport News and Suffolk, Va., December 8-17.
  • Attached to Foster's Brigade. Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863.
  • 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, to July 1863.
    Service & Battles - 1863
  • Duty at Suffolk till June, 1863.
  • Expedition toward Blackwater 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 6 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 11 Enlisted men by disease. Total 17. Civil War Databases

  • U.S. Civil War Soldiers
    6.3 million soldiers who served in the American Civil War.

  • Special Veterans' 1890 Census
    Lists the veteran's name or widow's name, rank, year of enlistment, and year of discharge.

  • Civil War POWs
    Confederate and Union Civil War Prisoners of War

  • PA Veteran Burials Records
    Index cards of burial records of Pennsylvania veterans 1777 - 1999 including the Civil War.

  • Civil War Collection
    Search all the Civil War databases View for free

  • Civil War Research

    Civil War Research
    Want to find out if your ancestor was a Civil War soldier? Follow these research ideas.

    Search PA Civil War

    Home | Search | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Want to Help?

    Copyright © Pennsylvania Civil War Volunteers 1997-2013 All rights reserved.