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212th Pennsylvania Regiment, 6th Heavy Artillery
The men were principally from the counties of Allegheny, Butler, Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington, and Lawrence, PA
212th PA Regiment Companies
212th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles
- Organized at Pittsburg, Pa., September 15, 1864.
- Moved to Washington, D.C., September 17.
- Attached to 2nd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Corps, to December, 1864.
- 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Corps, to June, 1865
Service & Battles - 1864 - 1865
- Guard Orange & Alexandria Railroad between Alexandria and Manassas, Va.,
- September 29-November 17, 1864.
- Garrison Forts Marcy, Ward, Craig, Aeno, Albany and Lyon.
- Defences of Washington, south of the Potomac, till June, 1865.
- Mustered out June 13, 1865.
- Lost during service: 2 Enlisted men killed and 44 by disease. Total 46.