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183rd Pennsylvania Regiment - Fourth Union League Regiment

Recruited in the city of Philadelphia, PA.


133rd Regiment Newspaper Transcriptions




183rd PA Regiment Companies




183rd PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • Organized at Philadelphia December 24, 1863, to March 8, 1864.
  • Ordered to join Army of the Potomac on the Rapidan, Va., and attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1865.
  • 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.
    Service & Battles - 1864
  • Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River, Va., May 4-June 12, 1864.
  • Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7;
  • Corbin's Bridge May 8;
  • Spottsylvania May 8-12;
  • Po River May 10;
  • Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21.
  • Assault on the Salient May 12.
  • North Anna River May 23-26.
  • On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28.
  • Totopotomoy May 28-31.
  • Cold Harbor June 1-12.
  • Before Petersburg June 16-18.
  • Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865.
  • Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23, 1864.
  • Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom July 27-29.
  • Deep Bottom July 27-28.
  • Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve).
  • Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom August 13-20.
  • Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18.
  • Ream's Station August 25.
  • Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28.
  • Reconnoissance to Hatcher's Run December 9-10.
    Service & Battles -1865
  • Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865.
  • Watkins' House March 25.
  • Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
  • Hatcher's Run or Boydton Road March 30-31.
  • White Oak Road March 31.
  • Sutherland Station April 2.
  • Sailor's Creek April 6.
  • High Bridge, Farmville, April 7.
  • Appomattox Court House April 9.
  • Surrender of Lee and his army.
  • March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12.
  • Grand Review May 23.
  • Mustered out July 13, 1865.
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 92 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 89 Enlisted men by disease. Total 187.





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