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99th Pennsylvania Regiment
Recruited in the city of Philadelphia, Schuylkill county, Lancaster county, PA
99th PA Regiment Soldier Biographies
99th PA Regiment Companies
99th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles
- Organized at Philadelphia as 32nd Pennsylvania Volunteers July 26, 1861, to January 18, 1862.
- Three Companies moved to Washington, D. C, August 8, 1861.
- Attached to Defences of Washington, D.C., to October, 1861.
- Jameson's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, Army Potomac, to February, 1862.
- Military District of Washington to June, 1862.
- 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to August, 1863.
- 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to December, 1862.
- 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to August, 1868.
- 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to October, 1863.
- 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to March, 1864.
- 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.
Service & Battles - 1862
- Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till June 29, 1862.
- Moved to Harrison's Landing June 29-July 4, and duty there till August 16.
- Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-26.
- Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 26-September 2.
- Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30;
- Chantilly September 1.
- Duty in the Defences of Washington, D.C., and outpost picket duty till October.
- White's Ford, Md., October 12.
- Movement up the Potomac to Leesburg, thence to Falmouth, Va., October 11-November 19.
- Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15.
Service & Battles - 1863
- Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863.
- At Falmouth till April.
- Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6.
- Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5.
- Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24.
- Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3.
- Pursuit of Lee July 5-24.
- Wapping Heights, Va., July 23.
- Duty on line of the Rappahannock till October.
- Bristoe Campaign October 9-22.
- Auburn October 13.
- Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8.
- Kelly's Ford November 7.
- Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2.
- Payne's Farm November 27.
Service & Battles - 1864
- Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864.
- Duty near Brandy Station till May.
- Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12.
- Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7;
- Laurel Hill May 8;
- Spottsylvania May 8-12;
- Po River May 10;
- Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21.
- Assault on the Salient May 12.
- Harris Farm, Fredericksburg Road May 19.
- 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 16-18.
Service & Battles - 1865
- Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865.
- Jerusalem Plank Road June 21-23, 1864.
- Demonstration on north side of the James at Deep Bottom July 27-29.
- Deep Bottom July 27-28.
- Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve).
- Demonstration on north side of the James at Deep Bottom August 13-18.
- Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18.
- Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2.
- Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28.
- Raid on Weldon Railroad December 7-12.
- Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865.
- Watkins' House, Petersburg, March 25.
- Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
- Crow's House March 31.
- Fall of Petersburg April 2.
- Sailor's Creek April 6.
- High Bridge, Farmville, April 7.
- Appomattox Court House April 9.
- Surrender of Lee and his army.
- At Burkesville till May 2.
- March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12.
- Grand Review May 23.
- Mustered out July 1, 1865.
- Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 113 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 112 Enlisted men by disease. Total 235.
99th PA Regiment Medal of Honor Recipients
- BONNAFFON, SYLVESTER, JR.: First Lieutenant, Company G, 99th Pennsylvania Infantry. Boynton Plank Road, Va., 27 October 1864. Citation: 29 September 1893. Checked the rout and rallied the troops of his command in the face of a terrible fire of musketry; was severely wounded.
- FASNACHT, CHARLES H.: Sergeant, Company A, 99th Pennsylvania Infantry. Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864. Citation given: 2 April 1878. Capture of flag of 2nd Louisiana Tigers (C.S.A.) in a hand-to-hand contest.
- MUNSELL, HARVEY M.: Born in Steuben County, NY. Sergeant, Company A, 99th Pennsylvania Infantry. Gettysburg, Pa, 1 to 3 July 1863. Citation: 5 February 1866. Gallant and courageous conduct as color bearer. (This noncommissioned officer carried the colors of his regiment through 13 engagements.)