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6th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (35th Volunteers)

Organized at Harrisburg June, 1861. At Camp Biddie, Greencastle, Pa., July 12-22, 1861. Moved to Washington, D. C., July 22. Mustered into United States service July 27, 1861. Attached to 3rd Brigade, McCall's Pennsylvania Reserves Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 3rd Brigade, McCall's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to August, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, Pennsylvania Reserve Division, 22nd Corps, Dept, of Washington, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1864.

Duty at Tennallytown, Md., July 27 to October 10, 1861, and at Camp Pierpont, near Langley, Va., till March, 1862. Expedition to Grinnell's Farm December 6, 1861. Action at Dranesville December 20. Advance on Manassas, Va,, March 10-15, 1862. McDowell's advance on Falmouth, Va., April 9-19. Duty at Fredericksburg, Va., till June. Moved to White House June 11-13. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Guarding supplies at Tunstall's Station and White House June 26-July 2. At Harrison's Landing till August 16. Movement to join Pope August 16-26. Battles of Gainesville August 28; Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-24. Battles of South Mountain September 14; Antietam September 16-17. Near Sharpsburg till September 26. Movement to Falmouth, Va., September 26-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15, "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Ordered to Washington, D. C., February 6, and duty there and at Alexandria till June 25, 1863. Rejoined Army of the Potomac in the field. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. 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, Bristoe Station February 1, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. Harris Farm May 19, North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 25. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Mustered out June 11, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 107 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 73 Enlisted men by disease. Total 183.

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(See 6th Reserves Infantry.)
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