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203rd Pennsylvania Regiment

Recruited in the city of Philadelphia, Lycoming county, Lancaster county, Chester county, and Delaware county, PA


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203rd PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • Organized at Philadelphia September 10, 1864.
  • Moved to Petersburg, Va., September 22-27.
  • Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, to December, 1864.
  • 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 24th Army Corps, to January, 1865.
  • 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Terry's Provisional Corps, Dept. North Carolina, to March, 1865.
  • 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1865.
  • Detached from Brigade and provost at Deep Bottom, Va.,
  • And picket at Malvern Hill September 27-October 5.
  • Rejoined Brigade October 5.
    Service & Battles - 1864
  • Siege operations against Richmond till December 7.
  • Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28.
  • Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., December 7-27.
    Service & Battles - 1865
  • 2nd Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 3-15, 1865.
  • Assault and capture of Fort Fisher January 15.
  • Advance on Wilmington February 11-22.
  • Sugar Loaf Battery February 11.
  • Fort Anderson February 19 Capture of Wilmington February 22.
  • Advance on Goldsboro March 6-21.
  • Guard railroad at Faison's Depot March 21-April 10.
  • Advance on Raleigh April 10-14.
  • Occupation of Raleigh April 14.
  • Bennett's House April 26.
  • Surrender of Johnston and his army.
  • Duty at Raleigh till June.
  • Mustered out June 22, 1865
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 70 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 72 Enlisted men by disease. Total 146.





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