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207th Pennsylvania Regiment

Recruited in Tioga County, Bradford County, York County, Lancaster County, Clinton County, Cumberland County, Franklin County, Lycoming County, PA


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207th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • Organized at Harrisburg September 8, 1864.
  • Left State for City Point, Va., September 12.
  • Attached to Provisional Brigade, Army of the James, to October, 1864.
  • Provisional Brigade, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to December, 1864.
  • 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, to May, 1865.
    Service & Battles - 1864 - 1865
  • Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, Va., September, 1864, to April, 1865.
  • Picketing Bermuda Hundred front from the James to the Appomattox.
  • Joined Army of the Potomac November.
  • Movement in support of Weldon Railroad Expedition December 7-11.
  • Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865.
  • Fort Stedman March 25.
  • Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
  • Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2.
  • Pursuit of Lee to Burkesville April 3-9.
  • Moved to City Point, thence to Alexandria April 21-28, and duty there till May 31.
  • Grand Review May 23.
  • Mustered out May 31, 1865.
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 51 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 24 Enlisted men by disease. Total 79.



207th PA Regiment Medal of Honor Recipients

  • ILGENFRITZ, CHARLES H. Sergeant, Company E, 207th Pennsylvania Infantry. Fort Sedgwick, Va., 2 April 1865. Citation: Unknown. The color bearer falling, pierced by 7 balls, he immediately sprang forward and grasped the colors, planting them upon the enemy's forts amid a murderous fire of grape, canister, and musketry from the enemy.





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