Pennsylvania 153rd Volunteer Infantry (Union)

    29 Oct 1862

    Pennsylvania 153rd Volunteer Infantry organized at Pennsylvania.

    13 Dec 1862

    Participated in the Battle of Fredericksburg at Fredericksburg, Virginia.

    The Battle of Fredericksburg
    The Battle of Fredericksburg

    In early November, Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside took command of the Army of the Potomac, and made immediate plans to move the army once again toward Richmond. Read More

    30 Apr 1863

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Colonel Charles Glanz, and Lieutenant Colonel Jacob Dachrodt.

    Colonel Charles Glanz

    Lieutenant Colonel Jacob Dachrodt

    30 Apr 1863

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Colonel Leopold von Gilsa.

    30 Apr 1863

    Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General Charles Devens Jr., and Brigadier General Nathaniel C. McLean.

    Brigadier General Charles Devens Jr.

    Brigadier General Nathaniel C. McLean

    30 Apr 1863

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Colonel Charles Glanz.

    30 Apr 1863

    Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General Charles Devens Jr..

    Brigadier General Charles Devens Jr.

    30 Apr 1863

    Participated in the Battle of Chancellorsville at Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

    The Battle of Chancellorsville
    The Battle of Chancellorsville

    On April 27, 1863, Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker launched a turning movement designed to pry Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia out of its lines at Fredericksburg. Read More

    01 Jul 1863

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Major John F. Frueauff.

    01 Jul 1863

    Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General Adelbert Ames, and Brigadier General Francis C. Barlow.

    Brigadier General Adelbert Ames

    Brigadier General Francis C. Barlow

    01 Jul 1863

    Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General Francis C. Barlow.

    Brigadier General Francis C. Barlow

    01 Jul 1863

    Participated in the Battle of Gettysburg at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

    The Battle of Gettysburg
    The Battle of Gettysburg

    In the summer of 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee launched his second invasion of the Northern states. Lee sought to capitalize on recent Confederate victories and defeat the Union army on Northern soil, which he hoped would force the Lincoln administration to negotiate for peace. Lee also sought to take the war out of the ravaged Virginia farmland and gather supplies for his Army of Northern Virginia. Using the Shenandoah Valley as cover for his army, Lee was pursued first by Union Maj. Gen. Joseph Ho… Read More

    24 Jul 1863

    Pennsylvania 153rd Volunteer Infantry mustered out at Pennsylvania.