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175th Pennsylvania Regiment

This regiment was composed of eight companies from Chester, and two from Montgomery county, PA.

175th PA Regiment Companies

175th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

  • Organized at Philadelphia November 6, 1862.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., December 1; thence to Fortress Monroe and. Suffolk, Va.
  • Attached to Gibbs' Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., December, 1862.
  • Spinola's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Corps, to December, 1862.
  • 1st Brigade, 5th Division, 18th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863.
  • District of the Pamlico, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1863.
  • Well's Brigade, Harper's Ferry, W. Va., 8th Corps, Middle Department, to July, 1863.
    Service & Battles - 1862
  • Duty at Suffolk, Va., till December 28, 1862.
    Service & Battles - 1863
  • Moved to New Berne, N. C., December 28-January 1, 1863, and duty there till April, 1863.
  • Expedition from New Berne to Trenton, Pollocksville, Young's Cross Roads and Swansborough March 6-10.
  • Operations on the Pamlico April 4-6.
  • Expedition to relief of Little Washington April 7-10.
  • Expedition to Swift Creek Village April 13-21.
  • Garrison duty at Little Washington till June.
  • Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., thence to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., and to Frederick, Md.
  • Mustered out August 7, 1863.
    Regimental Rosses
  • Regiment lost during service 21 by disease.