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The 52nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 1 officer and 43 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 173 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1861
November 5 Organized at Harrisburg
November 8 Left State for Washington, D.C. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C. attached to 1st Brigade, Casey’s Division, Army Potomac
1862
March Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army Potomac
March 10-15 Advance on Manassas, Va.
March 28 Moved to the Virginia Peninsula
April 5-May 4 Siege of Yorktown
May 5
Battle of Williamsburg
May 19-20 Bottom’s Bridge
May 20-23 Operations about Bottom’s Bridge
May 24-27 Reconnaissance to Seven Pines
May 24 Skirmishes at Seven Pines, Savage Station and Chickahominy
May 31-June 1
Battle of Fair Oaks (Seven Pines)
June Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps
June 13-26 At Bottom’s Bridge
June 25-July 1 Seven days before Richmond
June 28-29
Bottom’s Bridge
June 30
White Oak Swamp Bridge
July 1
Malvern Hill
July-August At Harrison’s Landing
August 16-20 Moved to Yorktown and duty there
December Attached to Naglee’s Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina
December 11-15 Expedition to Gloucester, Matthews, King and Queen and Middlesex Counties
December 31 Ordered to Beaufort, N. C.
1863
January At Carolina City attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. North Carolina
January 28-31 Moved to Port Royal, S.C.
February 10-April 4 At St. Helena Island, S.C., attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of the South
April 4-15 Operations against Charleston
April Duty at Beaufort, S. C. attached to District of Beaufort, S. C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South
July 6 Moved to Folly Island; attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Corps
July 9-16 Expedition to James Island, S.C.
July 16 Operations on Morris and Folly Islands, S.C., attached to Davis’ Brigade, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Corps
July 18 Operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, and Fort Sumter and Charleston
August Attached to 5th Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Corps
September 7 Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg
September-April Operations against Charleston
November Attached to 2nd Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Corps
December 31 Regiment reenlisted
1864
April Duty at Hilton Head, S.C. attached to District of Hilton Head, S.C., Dept. South
May 11 Reconnaissance to Dafuskie Island. Moved to Morris Island, S.C., and operations against Charleston
June Attached to Morris Island, S.C., Northern District, Dept. of the South
July 3 Assault on Fort Johnson and Battery Simpkins, James Island
October Attached to 1st Separate Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., Dept. South
1865
February 18 Occupation of Charleston and duty in Charleston Harbor.
March Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. North Carolina
April 18 Ordered to North Carolina and duty at Salisbury
July 12 Mustered out