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172nd Pennsylvania Regiment
Recruited in Snyder County, Northumberland County, Clearfield County, Elk County, McKean County, Union County, Montour County, and Butler County, PA
172nd PA Regiment Companies
- Company K
Schuylkill /Northumberland counties
- Bates' Regimental History & Company Rosters
172nd PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles
- Organized at Harrisburg October 27 to November 29, 1862.
- Moved to Washington, D.C., December 2; Thence to Newport News. Va., December 4, and to Yorktown, Va., December 12.
- Unassigned, Yorktown, Va., 4th. Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863.
- West's Advance Brigade, 4th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1863.
- 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Corps, to July, 1863.
- 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1863.
Service & Battles - 1863
- Garrison duty at Yorktown, Va., till June, 1863.
- Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 27-July 7.
- Ordered to Washington, D.C., July 9.
- Join Army of the Potomac at Hagerstown, Md., July 14.
- Pursuit of Lee to Williamsport, Md.
- March to Warrenton Junction, Va., July 19-25, 1863.
- Ordered to Harrisburg, Pa., and mustered out August 1, 1863
- Regiment lost during service 13 by disease.