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82nd PA

UNION PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

82nd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

OVERVIEW: Organized at Philadelphia as 31st Regiment Volunteers August, 1861, and ordered to Washington, D. C. Attached to Graham's Brigade, Buell's (Couch's) Division, Army Potomac, October, 1861, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to July, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, to January, 1864. Johnson's Island, Sandusky, Ohio, to May, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to July, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac, and Army Shenandoah, to July, 1865. 

SERVICE:Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March 26. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Operations about Bottom's Bridge May 20-23. Battle of Fair Oaks (Seven Pines) May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing till August 16. Reconnoissance to Malvern Hill August 5-7. Movement to Alexandria, thence to Chantilly August 16-30. Chantilly September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-24. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Williamsport September 19-20. Duty in Maryland and along the Potomac till November 1. Movement to Falmouth, Va., November 1-19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Burnside's second Campaign. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth till April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Operations about Deep Run Ravine June 6-13. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 2-4. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. At and near Funkstown, Md., July 10-13. At Warrenton and Culpeper till October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-3. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Moved to Johnson's Island, Lake Erie, January 6, 1864, and duty there guarding prisoners till May 6. Moved to Washington, D. C., thence joined Army of the Potomac in the field. Rapidan Campaign May 12-June 12. Spottsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. 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 17-18. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Siege of Petersburg till July 9. Moved to Washington, D. C., July 9-11. Repulse of Early's attack on Washington July 11-12. Snicker's Gap Expedition July 14-18. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August to December. (Old members mustered out September 16, 1864.) Battle of Opequan, Winchestor, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley till December. Ordered to Petersburg, Va., December 1. Siege of Petersburg December, 1864, to April, 1865. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Farmville and Burkesville till April 23. March to Danville April 23-27, and duty there till May 24. Moved to Richmond, Va., thence to Washington, D. C., May 24-June 3. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out July 13, 1865. 
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82nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment

82nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment

 

The 82nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment lost 5 officers and 106 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 67 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

It is honored by a monument at Gettysburg.

1861

August

Organized at Philadelphia as 31st Regiment Volunteers

October

Ordered to Washington, D.C. Attached to Graham's Brigade, Buell's (Couch's) Division, Army of the Potomac for duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C.

1862

March

Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army Potomac

March 10-15

Advance on Manassas, Va.

March 26

Moved to the Virginia Peninsula

April 5-May 4

Siege of Yorktown

May 5

Battle of Williamsburg

May 20-23

Operations about Bottom's Bridge

May 31-June 1

Battle of Fair Oaks (Seven Pines)

June 25-July 1

Seven days before Richmond

June 29

Savage Station

June 30

White Oak Swamp

July 1

Malvern Hill

July

At Harrison's Landing. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps

August 5-7

Reconnaissance to Malvern Hill

August 16-30

Movement to Alexandria, then to Chantilly

September 1

Chantilly

September 6-24

Maryland Campaign. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac

September 16-17

Battle of Antietam

Commanded by Colonel David H. Williams, the regiment ws in reserve

September 19-20

Williamsport

October

Duty in Maryland and along the Potomac. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps

November 1-19

Movement to Falmouth, Va.

December 12-15

Battle of Fredericksburg

1863

January 20-24

Burnside's second Campaign. "Mud March"

February-April

At Falmouth

April 27-May 6

Chancellorsville Campaign

June 6-13

Operations about Deep Run Ravine

April 29-May 2

Operations about Franklin's Crossing

May 3

Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg

May 3-4

Salem Heights

May 4

Banks' Ford

June 13-July 24

Gettysburg Campaign

July 2-4

Battle of Gettysburg

The regiment was commanded by Colonel Issac C. Bassett. It brought 320 men to the field, losing six wounded.

 

From the monument: "July 3rd marched from near Little Round Top and occupied the works in front at 11:30 a.m. relieving other troops."

July 5-24

Pursuit of Lee

July 10-13

At and near Funkstown, Md.

July-October

At Warrenton and Culpeper

October 9-22

Bristoe Campaign

November 7-8

Advance to line of the Rappahannock

November 7

Rappahannock Station

November 26-December 2

Mine Run Campaign

1864

January 6

Moved to Johnson's Island, Lake Erie and duty there guarding prisoners

May 6

Moved to Washington, D.C., then Rejoined Army of the Potomac in the field. Attached to 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps

May 12-June 12

Rapidan Campaign

May 12-21

Spottsylvania C. H.

May 12

Assault on the Salient

May 23-26

North Anna River

May 26-28

On line of the Pamunkey

May 28-31

Totopotomoy

June 1-12

Cold Harbor

June 17-18

Before Petersburg

June 22-23

Jerusalem Plank Road

June 24- July 9

Siege of Petersburg

July 9-11

Moved to Washington, D.C.

July

Attrached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac

July 11-12

Repulse of Early's attack on Washington

July 14-18

Snicker's Gap Expedition

August - December

Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign

September 16

Old members mustered out

September 19

Battle of Opequan, Winchester

September 22

Fisher's Hill

October 19

Battle of Cedar Creek

October-December

Duty in the Shenandoah Valley

December 1

Ordered to Petersburg, Va. and Siege of Petersburg

1865

February 5-7

Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run

March 25

Fort Fisher, Petersburg

March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign

April 2

Assault on and fail of Petersburg

April 3-9

Pursuit of Lee

April 6

Sailor's Creek

April 9

Appomattox C. H. Surrender of Lee and his army.

April 10-23

At Farmville and Burkesville

April 23-27

March to Danville and duty there

May 24-June 3

Moved to Richmond, Va., then to Washington, D.C.

June 8

Corps Review

July 13

Mustered out

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