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168th Pennsylvania Regiment

This regiment was raised in the counties of Westmoreland, Fayette, Greene, Beaver, Allegeny, and Erie


168th PA Regiment Companies




168th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • Organized at Pittsburg October 16 to December 1, 1862.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Newport News and Suffolk, Va., December 6-17, 1862.
  • Attached to Spinola's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to December, 1863.
  • 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, 18th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863.
  • District of the Pamlico, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1863.
  • Spinola's Brigade, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863.
  • Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July, 1863
    Service & Battles - 1862
  • Duty at Suffolk, Va., till December 28, 1862.
  • Service & Battles - 1862
  • Moved to New Berne, N. C., December 28-January 1, 1863, and duty there till June, 1863.
  • Expedition from New Berne to Trenton, Pollocksville, Young's Cross Roads and Swansborough March 6-10. Expedition to relief of Little Washington April 7-10.
  • Blount's Creek April 9.
  • Expedition to Swift Creek Village April 13-21.
  • Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., June.
  • Dix's Campaign on the Peninsula June 27-July 7.
  • Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July 7-9
  • thence moved to Boonsborough, Md.
  • reported to General Meade July 11.
  • Pursuit of Lee July 11-24.
  • Mustered out July 25, 1863.
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 24 Enlisted men by disease. Total 25.





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