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The 127th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 4 officers and 15 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 16 enlisted men to disease during the Civi War. The regiment is honored by a monument at Fredericksburg.

1862
August 16 Organized at Harrisburg under the command of Colonel William W. Jennings, who had been an officer in the 25th Pennsylvania volunteer Infantry Regiment.
August 17 Moved to Washington, D.C.and attached to Jennings’ Brigade, Abercrombie’s Division, Defenses of Washington. Co. A detached at Harrisburg, Pa., on provost duty entire term.
December 1-9 March to Falmouth, Va. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac.
December 12-15
Battle of Fredericksburg

Colonel Jennings was wounded in the foot by an artillery shell.

December Duty at Falmouth
1863
April 27-May 6 Chancellorsville Campaign
April 29-May 2 Operations at Franklin’s Crossing
May 3
Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg
May 3-4
Salem Heights
May 4 Banks’ Ford
May 29 Mustered out under the command of Colonel Jennings. He would command the 26th Pennsylvania Emergency Troops during the Gettysburg campaign.