Battle Unit Details

UNION PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

168th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (Drafted Militia)

Overview:
Organized at Pittsburg October 16 to December 1, 1862. Moved to Washington, D. C., thence to Newport News and Suffolk, Va., December 6-17, 1862. Attached to Spinola's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, 18th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. District of the Pamlico, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1863. Spinola's Brigade, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July, 1863.

Service:
Duty at Suffolk, Va., till December 28, 1862. Moved to New Berne, N. C., December 28-January 1, 1863, and duty there till June, 1863. Expedition from New Berne to Trenton, Pollocksville, Young's Cross Roads and Swansborough March 6-10. Expedition to relief of Little Washington April 7-10. Blount's Creek April 9. Expedition to Swift Creek Village April 13-21. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., June. Dix's Campaign on the Peninsula June 27-July 7. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July 7-9; thence moved to Boonsborough, Md., and reported to General Meade July 11. Pursuit of Lee July 11-24. Mustered out July 25, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 24 Enlisted men by disease. Total 25.
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