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30th Pennsylvania Regiment, 1st Reserve Corps
Three Years' Service - Recruited in Chester County, Lancaster County, Delaware county, York County, Cumberland County, Adams County, PA
30th PA Regiment Diary
- Regimental History
Henry Minnigh's history of Company K
30th PA Regiment Newspaper Articles
Adams Sentinel, June 7, 1864
We learn that John...
Adams Sentinel, June 7, 1864
The 1st regiment of the Pennsylvania Reserves were mustered out...
30th PA Regiment Books
History of Company K: 1st (Inft,) Penn'a Reserves "The Boys Who Fought at Home"
Reprint of the original 1891 book on the company of infantrymen who came from the town and fought in the Battle of Gettysburg, written by their captain. These men found themselves in the unique situation of fighting in and around their hometowns.
30th PA Regiment Companies
30th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles
- Organized at West Chester June 9, 1861.
- Moved to Harrisburg, Pa., July 20;
- Thence reported to General Dix at Baltimore, Md., July 22, 1861.
- Mustered into United States service at Camp Carroll, near Baltimore, July 26.
- Moved to Annapolis, Md., July 27.
- Attached to Dix's Command to September, 1861. 1st Brigade, McCall's Pennsylvania Reserves Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862.
- 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862.
- 1st Brigade, McCall's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862.
- 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1862.
- 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862.
- 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to February, 1863.
- 1st Brigade, Pennsylvania Reserves Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1863.
- 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1864.
Service & Battles - 1861
- Duty at Annapolis, Md., July 27 to August 30, 1861.
- Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Tennallytown, Md., August 30-31.
- March to Langley October 10, and duty at Camp Pierpont till March, 1862.
- Reconnoissance to Dranesville December 6, 1861.
- Action at Dranesville December 20 (Co. "A").
Service & Battles - 1862
- Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15.
- McDowell's advance on Fredericksburg, Va., April 9-19.
- Duty at Fredericksburg till May 31.
- Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula June.
- Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1.
- Battles of Mechanicsville June 26
- Gaines Mill June 27;
- Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30;
- Malvern Hill July 1.
- At Harrison's Landing till August 16.
- Movement to Join Pope August 16-26.
- Battles of Groveton August 29
- Bull Run August 30.
- Maryland Campaign September 6-24.
- Battles of South Mountain September 14
- Antietam September 16-17.
- Duty in Maryland till October 30.
- Movement to Falmouth October 30-November 19.
- Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15.
Service & Battles - 1863
- "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863.
- Ordered to Washington, D.C., and duty in the Defences there till June 25.
- Rejoined Army of the Potomac.
- Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3.
- Pursuit of Lee July 5-24.
- Williamsport July 13.
- Bristoe Campaign October 9-22.
- Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8.
- Rappahannock Station November 7.
- Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2.
- Mine Run November 26-30.
Service & Battles - 1864
- Rapidan Campaign May and June, 1864.
- Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7;
- Laurel Hill May 8;
- Spottsylvania May 8-12;
- Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21.
- Assault on the Salient May 12.
- Harris Farm May 19.
- North Anna River May 23-26.
- Jericho Ford May 25.
- Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28.
- Totopotomoy May 28-31.
- Left front June 1.
- Mustered out June 10, 1864.
- Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 102 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 64 Enlisted men by disease, Total 174.