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The 115th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment lost 6 officers and 32 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 40 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

It is honored by a monument at Gettysburg.

1862
January 28 Organized at Philadelphia and Harrisburg
May 31 Moved from Camden to Harrisburg, Pa.
June 25-28 To Camp Hamilton, Va.
July 4 To Harrison’s Landing, Va. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac.
August 16 Duty at Harrison’s Landing, Va.
August 16-26 Movement to Centreville
August 27 Action at Bristoe Station or Kettle Run
August 29 Battles of Groveton
August 30 Second Battle of Bull Run
September Duty in the Defenses of Washington
November 2-25 At Fairfax Station
November 10-12 Operations on Orange & Alexandria Railroad
November 28-December 11 Duty near Falmouth, Va.
December 12-15 Battle of Fredericksburg
1863
January 20-24 Burnside’s 2nd Campaign, “Mud March”
February 5-7 Operations at Rappahannock Bridge and Grove Church
April 27-May 6 Chancellorsville Campaign
May 1-5 Battle of Chancellorsville
June 11-July 24 Gettysburg Campaign
July 1-3
Battle of Gettysburg

The regiment was commanded at Gettysburg by Major John P. Dunne. It brought 182 men to the field in nine companies. July 2.

From the monument in The Wheatfield at Gettysburg:

This Regiment detached from the Brigade engaged the enemy here at 4:30 p.m. July 3. In position with Division on left centre of the line. Present at Gettysburg 182. Killed 3, wounded 18, missing 3

July 5-24 Pursuit of Lee
July 23 Wapping Heights,Va.
July-October Duty near Warrenton, Va.
October 9-22 Bristoe Campaign
October 15 McLean’s Ford, Bull Run
November 7-8 Advance to line of the Rappahannock
November 7 Kelly’s Ford
November 26-December 2 Mine Run Campaign
November 27 Payne’s Farm
1864
February 6-7 Demonstration on the Rapidan
February-May Duty near Brandy Station
March Attached to 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 2nd Army Corps
May 4-June 12 Rapidan Campaign
May 5-7
Battles of the Wilderness

Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps

May 8-21 Battle of Spottsylvania Court House
May 12 Assault on the Salient
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31 Totopotomoy
June 1-12
Cold Harbor
June 16-18 First Assault on Petersburg
June 22 Consolidated with 110th Pennsylvania Infantry