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178th Pennsylvania Regiment

Recruited in Columbia County, Lancaster County, Luzerne County, Montour County, PA


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178th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • Organized at Harrisburg October 22-November 27, 1862.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., December 5; thence to Newport News, Va.
  • Attached to Busteed's Brigade, 4th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, December, 1862, to April, 1863.
  • West's Independent Brigade, 4th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1863.
  • West's Advance Brigade, 4th Corps, to July, 1863.
  • 2nd Brigade, King's Division, 22nd Corps, to August, 1863.
    Service & Battles - 1862 - 1863
  • Duty at Newport News, Va., till December 29, 1862, and at Yorktown, Va., and on the Peninsula till July 8, 1863.
  • Reconnoissance to Bottom's Bridge July 1-7.
  • Skirmish at Chickahominy July 2.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., July 8, and duty there till July 27.
  • Mustered out July 27, 1863.





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