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82nd Pennsylvania Regiment
Recruited in the city of Philadelphia, and Allegheny County, PA.
82nd PA Regiment Companies
- 82nd Regiment
Regimental History & Company Rosters
82nd PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles
- 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.
- Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 106 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 67 Enlisted men by disease. Total 178.