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United States U.S. Military&nbsp; in the Civil War  
 
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Organized at Camp William Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., September 22 to December 4, 1863. Left Philadelphia for Hilton Head, South Carolina, January 16, 1864.Discharged December 12, 1865<br>Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  
 
 
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<br>Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
 
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Other Sources <br>Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865
 
Other Sources <br>Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865

Revision as of 14:57, 30 December 2010

United States U.S. Military  in the Civil War

Brief History

Organized at Camp William Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., September 22 to December 4, 1863. Left Philadelphia for Hilton Head, South Carolina, January 16, 1864.Discharged December 12, 1865
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin


Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.




Other Sources
Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865