Battle Unit Details


153rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

Organized at Easton September, 1862. Moved to Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, October 6; thence to Washington, D. C., October 12, 1862. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1863.

Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till December, 1862. Reconnoissance from Chantilly to Snicker's Ferry and Berryville, Va., November 28-30. March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 9-16. Duty at Stafford Court House till January 19, 1863. Burnslde's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. At Stafford Court House till April 27. 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 5-12. Mustered out July 24, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 48 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 28 Enlisted men by disease. Total 77.
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