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39th Pennsylvania Regiment - 10th Pennsylvania Reserve Corps

Three Years' Service - Recruited in Somerset County, Mercer County, Venango County, Washington County, Clarion County, Beaver County, Warren County, Crawford County, Beaver County, PA


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39th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • Organized at Camp Wilkins, near Pittsburg, June and July, 1861.
  • Ordered to Harrisburg, Pa., July 18, and mustered in July 21, 1861.
  • Moved to Baltimore, Md., July 22; Thence to Washington, D.C., July 24.
  • Attached to 3rd Brigade, McCall's Pennsylvania Reserves Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862.
  • 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862.
  • 3rd Brigade, McCall's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862.
  • 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1862.
  • 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862.
  • 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to February, 1863.
  • 3rd Brigade, Pennsylvania Reserves Division, 22nd Corps, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1863.
  • 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1864
    Service & Battles - 1862
  • At Tennallytown, Md., August 1 to October 10, 1861, and at Camp Pierpont, near Langley, Va., till March, 1862.
  • Expedition to Gunnell's Mills December 6, 1861.
  • Action at Dranesville December 20.
  • Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862.
  • McDowell's advance on Falmouth April 9-19.
  • Duty at Fredericksburg till June.
  • Moved to White House June 9-12.
  • 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 Gainesville August 28;
  • Groveton August 29;
  • Bull Run August 30.
  • Maryland Campaign September 6-24.
  • Battles of South Mountain, Md., September 14;
  • Antietam September 16-17.
  • Duty in Maryland till October 30.
  • Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19.
  • Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15.
    Service & Battles - 1863
  • "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863.
  • Ordered to Washington, D.C., February 6, duty there
  • And at Alexandria till June 25.
  • Ordered to Join Army of the Potomac in the field.
  • Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3.
  • Pursuit of Lee July 5-24.
  • 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.
    Service & Battles - 1864
  • Bristoe Station April 15, 1864 (Detachment).
  • Rapidan Campaign May 4-31.
  • 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.
  • On line of the Totopotomoy May 28-31.
  • Left front May 31.
  • Mustered out June 11, 1864.
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 153 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 47 Enlisted men by disease. Total 207.





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