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173rd Pennsylvania Regiment

Recruited in Schuylkill County, Lebanon County, Perry County, Luzerne County, Dauphin County, PA

173rd PA Regiment Companies

173rd PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

  • Organized at Harrisburg October and November, 1862.
  • Left State for Washington, D.C., November 30;
  • Thence moved to Suffolk and Norfolk, Va.
  • Attached to District of Norfolk, Va., 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863.
  • 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1863.
    Service & Battles - 1863
  • Guard, outpost and provost duty at Norfolk, Va., till July, 1863.
  • Ordered to Washington, D. C., July 9; Thence moved to Frederick, Md.
  • Pursuit of Lee July 12-24.
  • Guard duty on Orange & Alexandria Railroad till August.
  • Mustered out August 18, 1863.
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 19 by disease.