Organized at Camp William Penn, near Philadelphia, Pa., July 28 to September
12, 1863. Moved from Philadelphia to Fort Monroe, Va., October 14; thence
to Yorktown, Va. Attached to United States Forces, Yorktown, Va., Dept. of
Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, United States
Forces, Yorktown, Va., 18th Corps, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina,
to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Hincks' Colored Division, 18th Corps, Army of
the James, to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Corps, to August,
1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade,
1st Division, 25th Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 25th
Corps, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Corps, Dept. of North
Carolina, to August, 1865. Dept. of North Carolina to September, 1865.
Duty at Yorktown till May, 1864. Wild's Expedition to South Mills
and Camden Court House, N. C., December 5-24, 1863. Wi star's Expedition
against Richmond February 2-6, 1864. Expedition to New Kent Court House in
aid of Kilpatrick's Cavalry March 1-4. New Kent Court House March 2. Williamsburg
March 4. Expedition into King and Queen County March 9-12. Expedition into
Matthews County March 17-21. Butler's operations south of the James River
and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-June 15. Capture of City Point
May 4. Fatigue duty at City Point and building Fort Converse on Appomattox
River till June 15. Attack on Fort Converse May 20. Before
15-18. Bailor's Farm June 15. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond
June 15 to December 17. In trenches before Petersburg and fatigue duty at
Dutch Gap Canal till August 27. Moved to Deep Bottom August 27. Battle of
New Market Heights, September 29-30. Fort Harrison September 29. Battle of
27-28. In trenches before Richmond till December. 1st Expedition to
Fort Fisher, N.
C., December 7-27. 2nd Expedition to
Fort Fisher, N.
C., January 7-15. Bombardment of Fort Fisher January 13-15. Assault and capture
of Fort Fisher January 15. Sugar Loaf Hill January 19. Sugar Loaf Battery
February 11. Fort Anderson February 18-20. Capture of
22. Northeast Ferry February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April
26. Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro March 6-21. Occupation of Goldsboro
March 21. Cox's Bridge March 23-24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-14. Occupation
of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and
his army. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina till September. Mustered out
September 20, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 79 Enlisted men killed and mortally
wounded and 5 Officers and 132 Enlisted men by disease. Total 224.