The regiment arrived on the field on the afternoon of September 16, 1862. Formed at this point on the morning of the 17th, advanced about 600 yards South and became engaged with Hood's Confederate Division.
Casualties at Antietam
Recruited three companies in Philadelphia, two companies in Cumberland County, two companies in Lebanon County, one company each in Luzerne, Clinton and Perry counties.
Battles participated in: Great Falls, Dranesville, Gaines Mills, Mecahnicsville, Charles City Cross Roads, Malvern Hill, Gainesville, Second Bull Run Chantilly, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Wilderness
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