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211th Pennsylvania Regiment

Recruited in Crawford County, Jefferson County, McKean county, Jefferson County, Mercer County , Westmoreland County, Erie County, PA

211th PA Regiment Soldier Biographies

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211th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

  • Organized at Pittsburg September 16, 1864.
  • Moved to Bermuda Hundred, Va., September and attached to Provisional Brigade,
  • Defences of Bermuda Hundred, Army James, to November, 1864.
  • Provisional Brigade, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to December, 1864.
  • 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, to June, 1865.
    Service & Battles - 1864 - 1865
  • Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, Va., September, 1864, to April, 1865.
  • Duty in the Defences of Bermuda Hundred, Va., till November, 1864.
  • Joined Army of the Potomac before Petersburg November 28.
  • 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 April 3-9.
  • At Nottaway Court House till April 20.
  • Moved to City Point, thence to Alexandria April 20-28, and duty there till June.
  • Grand Review May 23.
  • Mustered out June 2, 1865.
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 38 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 53 Enlisted men by disease Total 97.

211th PA Regiment Medal of Honor Recipients

  • EWING, JOHN C.: Private, Company E, 211th Pennsylvania Infantry. Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865. Citation: 20 May 1865. Capture of flag. Born March 4, 1843, died May 23, 1918, buried Ligonier Valley Cemetery, Ligonier, Westmoreland County, PA.

  • HARMON, AMZI D.: Corporal, Company K, 211th Pennsylvania Infantry. Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865. Citation: 20 May 1865. Capture of flag. Civil War Databases

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