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Pennsylvania 104th Volunteer Infantry (Union)

10/1/61

Organized - Pennsylvania 104th Volunteer Infantry - Pennsylvania

5/5/62

Battle - Williamsburg - York County, Virginia; James City County, Virginia; Williamsburg, Virginia

Williamsburg
Williamsburg

Following the Confederate withdrawal from their Yorktown position, Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan was not prepared to mount an immediate pursuit with his entire force from the siege lines he had occupied for nearly a month. Initially, he was able to send forward only a portion of his army, led by the Third Corps of Samuel P. Heitzelman, to follow Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Confederates. Heitzelman's divisions, led by Brig. Gens. Joseph Hooker and Phil Kearny, made contact with Johnston's army four miles sout…READ MORE

5/24/62

Battle - Seven Pines, Virginia

5/31/62

Leadership Change - Regiment - Colonel W. W. H. Davis

5/31/62

Leadership Change - Regiment - Lieutenant Colonel John W. Nields

Lieutenant ColonelJohn W. Nields

5/31/62

Leadership Change - Regiment - Major John M. Gries

5/31/62

Battle - Seven Pines - Henrico County, Virginia

Seven Pines
Seven Pines

Gen. Joseph E. Johnston withdrew his army from the Virginia Peninsula toward the Confederate capital of Richmond as Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan's army pursued him. By the end of May, Johnston held a defensive position seven miles east of the city on the Richmond and York River Railroad. McClellan's army facing Johnston straddled the Chickahominy River and stretched south. Capturing the initiative from his Union foe, Johnston attempted to overwhelm two Federal corps isolated south of the river. The Confed…READ MORE

7/1/62

Battle - Malvern Hill - Henrico County, Virginia

Malvern Hill
Malvern Hill

On June 30th, the retreating Federal Army of the Potomac finally stopped at the James River at the end of seven days of fighting outside of Richmond.READ MORE

9/17/62

Battle - Antietam - Sharpsburg, Maryland

Antietam
Antietam

The Army of the Potomac, under the command of Maj. Gen. George McClellan, mounted a series of powerful assaults against General Robert E. Lee's forces along Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17th, 1862.READ MORE

11/16/62

Battle - Gloucester Point, Virginia

9/1/63

Battle - Morris Island, Charleston County, South Carolina

10/19/64

Leadership Change - Regiment - Captain Theophiles Kephart

10/19/64

Leadership Change - Brigade - Colonel Wilhelm Heine, and Lieutenant Colonel Thompson D. Hart

ColonelWilhelm Heine

Lieutenant ColonelThompson D. Hart

10/19/64

Leadership Change - Division - Colonel J. Howard Kitching, and Colonel Wilhelm Heine

10/19/64

Leadership Change - Division - Colonel J. Howard Kitching

10/19/64

Battle - Cedar Creek - Frederick County, Virginia; Shenandoah County, Virginia; Warren County, Virginia

Cedar Creek
Cedar Creek

Also known as: Cedar Creek, Belle GroveREAD MORE

4/9/65

Battle - Appomattox Court House - Appomattox Court House, Virginia

Appomattox Court House
Appomattox Court House

Between 26,000 and 28,000 Confederate soldiers surrendered and were paroled.READ MORE

8/25/65

Mustered Out - Pennsylvania 104th Volunteer Infantry - Pennsylvania

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