87th Pennsylvania Infantry

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UNION PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS


67th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

Organized at Philadelphia March 31, 1862. Left State for Annapolis, Md., April 3. Attached to District of Annapolis, Defences of Baltimore, Middle Dept., to July, 1862. Annapolis, Md., 5th Corps, Middle Dept., to January, 1863. Defences Upper Potomac, 5th Corps, to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Corps, to June, 1863. Elliott's Command, 5th Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac, and Army Shenandoah to June, 1865.

SERVICE:

Guard and provost duty in East Maryland and at Camp Parole, Annapolis, Maryland, till February, 1863.
Moved to Harper's Ferry, thence to Berryville.

Duty on the Upper Potomac till June. Battle of Winchester, Virginia, June 13-15.
Retreat to Harper's Ferry, West Virginia (Those captured paroled July 7 and declared exchanged October 11, rejoining Regiment October 13, 1862.)
Guard stores from Harper's Ferry to Washington July 1-5.
Join Army Potomac at Frederick, Maryland, and pursuit of Lee July 5-24.
Wapping Heights, Virginia, July 23.
Duty on line of the Rappahannock till October.
Bristoe Campaign October 9-22.
Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-5.
Kelly's Ford November 7.
Brandy Station November 5.
Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2.
Payne's Farm November 27.
Duty at Brandy Station till April, 1864.
Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7.

Veterans on furlough March-April.
Non-Veterans temporarily attached to 135th Pennsylvania till June.
Veterans return to Washington, D. C., April.
Rapidan Campaign May-June.
Report to General Abercrombie at Belle Plains, thence ordered to Fredericksburg and reported to General Shriver.
Escort trains to Front Royal and White House.
Action at White House June 20.
Joined Brigade at Yellow Tavern.

Non-Veterans participated in battles of the Wilderness May 5-7.
Spottsylvania Court House May 5-21.
Assault on the Salient May 12.
North Anna May 23-26.
On line of the Pamunkey May 26-25.
Totopotomoy May 25-31.
Cold Harbor June 1-12.
Before Petersburg June 17-19.
Ream's Station June 22-23.
Siege of Petersburg till July 6.

Ordered to Baltimore, Maryland, July 6.
Battle of Monocacy, Maryland, July 9.
Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August to December.
Charlestown August 29.
Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19.
Fisher's Hill September 22.
Battle of Cedar Creek October 19.

Duty in the Shenandoah Valley till December.
Moved to Washington, D. C., thence to Petersburg, Virginia, December 3-6.
Siege of Petersburg December, 1864, to April, 1865.
Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25, 1865.
Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2.
Pursuit of Lee April 3-9.
Appomattox Court House April 9.
Surrender of Lee and his army.

March to Danville April 23-29, and duty there till May.
March to Richmond, thence to Washington, D. C.
Corps Review June 8.

Mustered out July 17, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 77 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 150 Enlisted men by disease. Total 232.