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Pennsylvania 54th Volunteer Infantry, Company C (Union)

2/1/62

Organized - Pennsylvania 54th Volunteer Infantry, Company C - Pennsylvania

5/15/64

Battle - New Market - Shenandoah County, Virginia

New Market
New Market

In conjunction with other spring 1864 offensives against strategic points in the Confederacy, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant ordered Maj. Gen. Franz Sigel to move up the Shenandoah Valley along the Valley Turnpike to destroy the railroad and canal complex at Lynchburg. Union control of the strategic and agriculturally rich valley was a crucial part of Grant's plans. Receiving word that the Union Army had entered the valley, Maj. Gen. John C. Breckinridge pulled together all available troops to repulse the invad…READ MORE

7/15/65

Mustered Out - Pennsylvania 54th Volunteer Infantry, Company C - Pennsylvania


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