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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




172nd PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • 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
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 13 by disease.





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