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82nd Pennsylvania Regiment

Recruited in the city of Philadelphia, and Allegheny County, PA.


82nd PA Regiment Companies




82nd PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • Organized at Philadelphia as 31st Regiment Volunteers August, 1861, and ordered to Washington, D.C.
  • Attached to Graham's Brigade, Buell's (Couch's) Division, Army Potomac, October, 1861, to March, 1862.
  • 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to July, 1862.
  • 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, to September, 1862.
  • 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to October, 1862.
  • 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, to January, 1864.
  • Johnson's Island, Sandusky, Ohio, to May, 1864.
  • 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to July, 1864.
  • 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac, and Army Shenandoah, to July, 1865.
    Service & Battles - 1861 - 1862
  • Duty in the Defences of Washington, D.C., till March, 1862.
  • Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15.
  • Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March 26.
  • Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4.
  • Battle of Williamsburg May 5.
  • Operations about Bottom's Bridge May 20-23.
  • Battle of Fair Oaks (Seven Pines) May 31-June 1.
  • Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1.
  • Savage Station June 29.
  • White Oak Swamp June 30.
  • Malvern Hill July 1.
  • At Harrison's Landing till August 16.
  • Reconnoissance to Malvern Hill August 5-7.
  • Movement to Alexandria, thence to Chantilly August 16-30.
  • Chantilly September 1.
  • Maryland Campaign September 6-24.
  • Battle of Antietam September 16-17.
  • Williamsport September 19-20.
  • Duty in Maryland and along the Potomac till November 1.
  • Movement to Falmouth, Va., November 1-19.
  • Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15.
  • Burnside's second Campaign.
    Service & Battles - 1863
  • "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863.
  • At Falmouth till April.
  • Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6.
  • Operations about Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2.
  • Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3.
  • Salem Heights May 3-4.
  • Banks' Ford May 4.
  • Operations about Deep Run Ravine June 6-13.
  • Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24.
  • Battle of Gettysburg July 2-4.
  • Pursuit of Lee July 5-24.
  • At and near Funkstown, Md., July 10-13.
  • At Warrenton and Culpeper till October.
  • 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
  • Moved to Johnson's Island, Lake Erie, January 6, 1864, and duty there guarding prisoners till May 6.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., thence Joined Army of the Potomac in the field.
  • Rapidan Campaign May 12-June 12.
  • Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21.
  • Assault on the Salient May 12.
  • North Anna River May 23-26.
  • On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28.
  • Totopotomoy May 28-31.
  • Cold Harbor June 1-12.
  • Before Petersburg June 17-18.
  • Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23.
  • Siege of Petersburg till July 9.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11.
  • Repulse of Early's attack on Washington July 11-12.
  • Snicker's Gap Expedition July 14-18.
  • Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August to December.
  • (Old members mustered out September 16, 1864.)
  • Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19.
  • Fisher's Hill September 22, Battle of Cedar Creek October 19.
  • Duty in the Shenandoah Valley till December.
  • Ordered to Petersburg, Va., December 1.
    Service & Battles - 1865
  • Siege of Petersburg December, 1864, to April, 1865.
  • Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865.
  • Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25, 1865.
  • Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
  • Assault on and fail of Petersburg April 2.
  • Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6.
  • Appomattox Court House April 9.
  • Surrender of Lee and his army.
  • At Farmville and Burkesville till April 23.
  • March to Danville April 23-27, and duty there till May 24.
  • Moved to Richmond, Va., thence to Washington, D.C., May 24-June 3.
  • Corps Review June 8.
  • Mustered out July 13, 1865.
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 106 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 67 Enlisted men by disease. Total 178.





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