Battle Unit Details


99th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

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, 1863. 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.

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. 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. 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 C. H. 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. 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 C. H. 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.

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(See 99th Pennsylvania Infantry.)
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