The 171st Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment lost 38 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

October and November Organized at Harrisburg under Colonel Everard Bierer, Lt. Colonel Theophilus Humphrey and Major Robert C. Cox
November 27 Moved to Washington, D.C. then to Suffolk, Va.
December Duty at Suffolk, Va, attached to Spinola’s Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia
December 28-

January 1

Moved to New Berne, N. C. and attached to 1st Brigade, 5th Division, 18th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina
March 6-10 Expedition from New Berne to Trenton, Pollocksville, Young’s Cross Roads and Swansborough
April 7-10 Expedition to relief of Little Washington
April 9 Blount’s Creek
April 13-21 Expedition to Swift Creek Village
April – June Duty at Little Washington attached to District of the Pamlico, Dept. of North Carolina
April 13 Colonel Bierer takes over the brigade from Brigadier General spinola
June Ordered to Fortress Monroe, Va. and attached to Spinola’s Brigade, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia
July 1-7 Dix’s Peninsula Campaign
July 7-9 Moved to Washington, D. C. then to Harper’s Ferry, W. Va.
July 11 To Boonsboro, Md., and reported to General Meade
July 11-24 Pursuit of Lee
August 3 Ordered to Harrisburg, Pa.
August 8, Mustered out