This is a free space for the 171st Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry from the US Civil War. This is created to provide details of the regiment and its members. This is a place to list all resources that have mention of the 171st Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry.
This is a work in progress.
|171st Regiment, Pennsylvania|
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|171st Regiment, Pennsylvania 3|
- Organized: Oct and Nov 1862
- Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
- Service Length:
- Muster Out: Aug 8, 1863
- Moved to Washington, D.C., November 27; thence to Suffolk, Va.
- Attached to Spinola's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va.,
- 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to January, 1863.
- 1st Brigade, 5th Division, 18th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863.
- District of the Pamlico, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1863.
- Spinola's Brigade, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863.
- Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July, 1863.
- Duty at Suffolk, Va, till December 28.
- Moved to New Berne, N. C, December 28-January 1, 1863, and duty there till April, 1863.
- Expedition from New Berne to Trenton, Pollocksville, Young's Cross Roads and Swansborough March 6-10.
- Expedition to relief of Little Washington April 7-10.
- Blount's Creek April 9.
- Expedition to Swift Creek Village April 13-21.
- Duty at Little Washington till June.
- Ordered to Fortress Monroe, Va.
- Dix's Peninsula Campaign July 1-7.
- Moved to Washington, D. C, thence to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July 7-9; thence to Boonsboro, Md., and reported to General Meade July 11.
- Pursuit of Lee July 11-24.
- Ordered to Harrisburg, Pa., August 3.
Company and Rosters
- Company A - Tioga County
- Company B - Bradford, Tioga, and Potter Counties
- Company C - Bradford, Lycoming and Tioga Counties
- Company D - Bradford and Lycoming Counties
- Company E - Bradford and Somerset Counties
- Company F - Juanita County
- Company G - Bradford County
- Company H - Somerset County
- Company I - Bedford and Somerset Counties
- Company K - Somerset County
- Major: Robert C. Cox
Medal of Honor
- Regiment lost 38 by disease during service
After War Activities
- PA Civil War 171st regiment
- Bates, Samuel P, History of Pennsylvania volunteers 1861-5 prepared in compliance with acts of the legislature Publisher Harrisburg, B. Singerly, State Printer Vols. 1-5 Printed 1869 to 1871. Vol. 4 Page 1165- 1181
Right now this project just has one member, me. I am Christine Preston.
Here are some of the tasks that I think need to be done. I'll be working on them, and could use your help.
- Add veterans to the category for regiment
- add any casualties and where they passed
- add any and all resources that can be found
- add any special award recipients
- add any after war reunions among regiment companies