Battle Unit Details


73rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

Organized at Philadelphia September 19, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., September 24. Attached to Steinwehr's Brigade, Blenker's Division, Army Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Blenker's Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Blenker's Division, Dept. of the Mountains, to June, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863, and Army of the Cumberland to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Near Catlett's Station, Va., till April 6. Moved to Petersburg, W. Va., April 6-May 11. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley till June. Battle of Cross Keys June 8. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley and at Sperryville till August. Occupation of Luray July 22. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9 (Reserve). Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Sulphur Springs August 24. Gainesville August 25. Groveton August 30. Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till November. Movement to Centreville November 1-19, thence to Fredericksburg December 9-16. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Stafford C. H. till April 27. Operations at Welford's, Kelly's and Beverly Fords April 14-15. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Guard duty along Orange & Alexandria Railroad till September. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. Operations in Lookout Valley October 19-26. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Battle of Wauhatchie, Tenn., October 25-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Battles of Orchard Knob November 23; Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mostly captured November 25 at Tunnel Hill. Duty in Lookout Valley till May, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 5. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 5-11. Dug Gap or Mill Creek May 5. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Cassville May 19. New Hope Church May 25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 26-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station or Smyrna Camp Ground July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. Expedition to Tuckum's Cross Roads October 26-29. Near Atlanta November 9. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Duty in the Defences of Washington till July. Mustered out July 14, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 98 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 113 Enlisted men by disease. Total 216.
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