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29th Pennsylvania Regiment - German Rifle Regiment
Recruited in the city of Philadelphia, PA.
29th PA Regiment Companies
29th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles
- Organized at Philadelphia July 1, 1861.
- Left State for Harper's Ferry, W. Va., August 3.
- Attached to Gordon's Brigade, Dept. of the Susquehanna, August, 1861.
- 3rd Brigade. Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862.
- 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Banks' 5th Corps, and Dept. of the Shenandoah to June, 1862.
- 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862.
- 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1863.
- 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863, and Army of the Cumberland to April, 1864.
- 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.
- Bartlett's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to July, 1865.
- Duty at Harper's Ferry and on Upper Potomac till February, 1862.
Service & Battles - 1861
- Operations about Dams 4 and 5 December 17-20, 1861.
Service & Battles - 1862
- Advance on Winchester March 1-12.
- Occupation of Winchester March 12.
- Pursuit of Jackson up the Shenandoah Valley March 24-April 27.
- Woodstock April 1.
- Edenburg April 1-2.
- Stony Creek April 2.
- Operations in Shenandoah Valley May 15-June 17.
- Front Royal May 23 (Cos. "B" and "G").
- Buckton Station May 23.
- Middletown and Newtown May 24.
- Retreat to Williamsport May 24-26.
- Battle of Winchester May 25.
- At Williamsport till June 10.
- Moved to Front Royal June 10-18; thence to Warrenton and Little Washington July 11-18.
- Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 6-September 2.
- Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9 (Reserve).
- Guarding trains during Bull Run Battles.
- Maryland Campaign September 6-24.
- Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17 (Provost and Rear Guard).
- Chambersburg, Pa., October 11.
- Duty at Maryland Heights till December.
- March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 10-16.
- Fairfax Station December 12.
Service & Battles - 1863
- At Stafford Court House till April, 1863.
- "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863.
- Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6.
- Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5.
- Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24.
- Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3.
- Pursuit of Lee July 5-24.
- Duty on line of the Rappahannock till September.
- Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3.
- Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29.
- Battle of Wauhatchie, Tenn., October 28-29.
- Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27.
- Battles of Lookout Mountain November 23-24; Mission Ridge November 25;
- Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27.
- Reenlisted December 10, 1863.
Service & Battles - 1864
- Guard duty on Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad till April, 1864.
- Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8.
- Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton May 8-13.
- Battle of Resaca May 14-15.
- Near Cassville May 19.
- New Hope Church May 25.
- Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas,
- New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 26-June 5.
- Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2.
- Pine Hill June 11-14.
- Lost Mountain June 15-17.
- Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15.
- Muddy Creek June 17.
- Noyes Creek June 19.
- Kolb's Farm June 22.
- Assault on Kenesaw Mountain June 27.
- Ruff's Station or Smyrna Camp Ground July 4.
- Chattahoochie River July 5-17.
- Peach Tree Creek July 19-20.
- Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25.
- Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2.
- Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15.
- Expedition to Tuckum's Cross Roads October 26-29.
- Near Atlanta November 9.
- March to the sea November 15-December 10.
- Near Davidsboro November 28.
- Siege of Savannah December 10-21.
Service & Battles - 1865
- Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865.
- Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 19-21.
- Occupation of Goldsboro March 24.
- Advance on Raleigh April 9-13.
- Occupation of Raleigh April 14.
- Bennett's House April 26.
- Surrender of Johnston and his army.
- March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20.
- Grand Review May 24.
- Duty in Dept. of Washington, D.C., till July.
- Mustered out July 11, 1865.
- Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 99 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 84 Enlisted men by disease. Total 187.