166th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

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UNION PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS


166th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (Drafted Militia)

Organized at York October 24 to December 8, 1862. Moved to Washington, D. C., thence to Newport News and Suffolk, Viriginia, December 8-17. Attached to Foster's Brigade. Division at Suffolk,
Viriginia, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, to July 1863.

SERVICE:

Duty at Suffolk till June, 1863.
Expedition toward Blackwater January 8-10, 1863.
Deserted House January 30.
Leesville April 4.
Siege of Suffolk April 11-May 4.
Edenton, Providence Church and Somerton Roads April 12-13.
Somerton Road April 15 and 20.
Edenton Road April 24.
Operations on Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad May 12-26.
Holland House, Carrsville, May 15-16.
Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 27-July 7.
Expedition from White House to South Anna River July 1-7.
South Anna Bridge July 4.

Moved to Washington, D. C., July 8.

Mustered out July 28, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 6 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 11 Enlisted men by disease. Total 17.