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91st Pennsylvania Regiment

Recruited in the city of Philadelphia, PA


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91st PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • Organized at Philadelphia and mustered in December 4, 1861.
  • Left State for Washington, D.C., January 21, 1862.
  • Attached to Defences of Washington, D.C., to August, 1862.
  • 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to May, 1863.
  • 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to March, 1864.
  • 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to April, 1864.
  • 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1864.
  • 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, June, 1864.
  • 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to July, 1864.
  • 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to December, 1864.
  • 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to March, 1865.
  • 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to July, 1865.
    Service & Battles - 1862
  • Duty at Washington, D.C., till April 27, 1862, and at Alexandria, Va., till August 21.
  • Near Fairfax Court House till September 15.
  • Reached Antietam, Md., September 18.
  • Duty at Sharpsburg, Md., till October 30.
  • Skirmishes at Kearneysville and Shepherdstown October 15-16.
  • Reconnoissance to Leesburg, W. Va., October 16-17.
  • Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19.
  • Battle of Fredericksburg, Va.,December 12-15.
    Service & Battles - 1863
  • Burnside's second Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863.
  • Duty at Falmouth, Va., till April 27.
  • Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5.
  • Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24.
  • Battle of Gettysburg, Pa.,July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24.
  • Duty on line of the Rappahannock 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.
  • Regiment reenlisted December 26, 1863.
  • Veterans on furlough January 2-February 16, 1864, and near Chester till March 2.
  • Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12.
  • Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8;
  • Spottsylvania Court House May 8-21.
  • 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.
  • Bethesda Church June 1-3.
  • Before Petersburg June 16-18.
  • Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865.
  • Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864 (Reserve).
  • Six Mile House, Weldon Railroad, August 18-21.
  • Poplar Grove Church, Peeble's Farm, September 29-October 2.
  • Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28.
  • Warren's Raid to Weldon Railroad December 7-12.
  • Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865.
  • Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
  • Lewis Farm, Gravelly Run, March 29.
  • Junction of Quaker and Boydton Roads March 29.
  • White Oak Road March 30-31.
  • Five Forks April 1.
  • Appomattox Court House April 9.
  • Surrender of Lee and his army.
  • Moved to Washington, D. C:, May 1-12.
  • Grand Review May 23.
  • Mustered out July 10, 1865.
    Regimental Losses
  • Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 110 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 82 Enlisted men by disease. Total 200





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