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207th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry, Civil War

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This is a free space for the 207th 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 207th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry.

This is a work in progress.


207th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

Contents

Regimental History

Organized: Sep 8, 1864
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Service Length: 1 years service
Commander: Robert Cox
Muster Out: May 31, 1865

Movement

Left State for City Point, Va., September 12. Attached to Provisional Brigade, Army of the James, to October, 1864.
Provisional Brigade, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, to May, 1865.

Service

Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, Va., September, 1864, to April, 1865.
Picketing Bermuda Hundred front from the James to the Appomattox.
Joined Army of the Potomac November. Movement in support of Weldon Railroad Expedition December 7-11.
Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865.
Fort Stedman March 25.
Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2.
Pursuit of Lee to Burkesville April 3-9.
Moved to City Point, thence to Alexandria April 21-28, and duty there till May 31.
Grand Review May 23.

Company Rosters and Locations

Company A: Tioga County
Company B: Tioga, Bradford, York, and Lancaster Counties
Company C: Clinton County
Company D: Tioga County
Company E: Tioga, Bradford, York, and Lancaster Counties
Company F: Cumberland and Franklin Counties
Company G: Tioga, Bradford, York, and Lancaster Counties
Company H: Tioga County
Company I: Lycoming County
Company K: Tioga County
Captain of Company A, Elmer Baker.
Captain of Company B, James A. Rogers.
Captain of Company C, J. W. Frederick.
Captain of Company D, S. D. Phillips.
Captain of Company E, Lewis Small.
Captain of Company F, Martin G. Hale
Captain of Company G, Joseph W. Rutt.
Captain of Company H, Robert T. Wood.
Captain of Company I, James Carothers.
Captain of Company K, John J. Reese

Field Officers

Colonel: Robert Cox
Lt Col.: William W. S. Snoddy
Adjuntant: George M. Brion
Major: Victor A. Elliott
Quarter Master: William F. Weseman
Surgeon: Washington Burg
Assistant Surgeon: Alexander E. Linn
Assistant Surgeon:Henry S. Lindley
Quarter Master: Darius L. Deane
Commissary Sergeant : Chauncey Dartt
Hospital Steward: John S. McGinness
Color Bearer: Sgt. George T. Horning, Co. E wounded 4/2/65
Color Bearer: Sgt. Charles Ilgenfritz, Co. E 4/2/65

Medal of Honor

  • Charles Ilgenfritz For planting the colors during enemy fire after the color bearer was wounded at Fort Sedgwick, Va., 2 April 1865.

Casulties

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 51 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 24 Enlisted men by disease. Total 79. [1]

Company A
Eugene Rich Petersburg, Virginia
Simon Chesby Petersburg, Virginia
Hiram Robyler
Orrin E Campbell Petersburg, Virginia
Company K
Eli Moyer Petersburg, Virginia
Thomas Morris Petersburg, Virginia
Company I
James Carothers Petersburg, Virginia
John Hamilton Petersburg, Virginia


After War Activities

1890
Reunion of the entire regiment in Tioga County, PA
1902
Reunion of company K in Stony Fork, Tioga County, PA
Reunion of company A in Tioga County, PA

Resources

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

Will you join me? Please post a comment here on this page, in G2G using the project tag, or send me a private message. Thanks!





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