This is a free space for the 84th 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 84th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry.
This is a work in progress.
- Organized: August to October, 1861
- Location: Huntingdon and Camp Curtin
- Service Length:
- Muster Out:
- At Camp Curtin, Pa., till December 31,
- Moved to Hancock, Md., December 31-January 2, thence to Bath.
- Action at Bath January 4, and at Hancock January 5.
- Attached to 1st Brigade, Lander's Division, Army Potomac, to March
- 1st Brigade, Shield's 2nd Division, Banks' 5th Corps, to April
- 1st Brigade, Shield's Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to May
- 4th Brigade, Shield's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June
- 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September
- 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to June
- 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, to March
- 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 2nd Army Corps, to May
- 4th Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July
- 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to January
Retreat to Cumberland, Md., January 10-12, 1862. Duty guarding North and South Branch Bridges and at Paw Paw Tunnel till March, 1862. Advance on Winchester, Va., March 5-15. Battle of Winchester March 23. Occupation of Mt. Jackson April 17. Provost at Berryville till May 2. March to Fredericksburg May 12-22, and return to Front Royal May 25-29. Action near Front Royal May 31. Port Republic June 8-9. Moved to Alexandria June 29. Duty there till July. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 20-24. Thoroughfare Gap August 28. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Duty at Arlington Heights, Defences of Washington, Whipple's Command, till October. Moved to Pleasant Valley, Md., October 18, thence to Warrenton and Falmouth October 24-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth, Va., till April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July-24. Guarding Corps' trains during battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Wapping Heights, Va., July 23. Duty on line of the Rappahannock till October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Regiment reenlisted January, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Duty near Brandy Station till May. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. Harris Farm May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Haw's Shop May 31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to January 6, 1865. Weldon Railroad June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of James River at Deep Bottom July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Peeble's Farm, Poplar Grove Church, September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Consoildated with 57th Pennsylvania Infantry January 13, 1865.
Company Rosters and Locations
- Company A - Blair County
- Company B - Dauphin and Lycoming Counties
- Company C - Blair and Westmoreland Counties
- Company D - Columbia and Montour Counties
- Company E - Blair County
- Company F - Lycoming County
- Company G - Cameron and Cumberland Counties
- Company H - Clearfield and Dauphin Counties
- Company I - Clearfield and Blair Counties
- Company K - Clearfield County
Medal of Honor
- 6 Officers and 119 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and
1 Officer and 98 Enlisted men by disease. Total 224.
After War Activities
- 84th Regiment PA Civil War page
- Civil War in the East
- Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion Compiled and Arranged from Official Records of the Federal and Confederate Armies, Reports of he Adjutant Generals of the Several States, the Army Registers, and Other Reliable Documents and Sources. Des Moines, Iowa: The Dyer Publishing Company, 1908
- Casualties from Winchester, Virginia engagement
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