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The 58th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 6 officers and 68 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 4 officers and 139 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1861
September 21 -March Organized at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg under Colonel J. Richter Jones
1862
March 1 Mustered in at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg
March 8-10 Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va. and attached to Camp Hamilton, Va., Dept. Virginia
May 10 Occupation of Norfolk and Portsmouth, attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of Virginia
July Viele’s Command, Norfolk, Va., Dept. Virginia
October 11 Ordered to Suffolk, Va. Attached to Foster’s Provisional Brigade. Peck’s Division, at Suffolk, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia
December Attached to Gibb’s Provisional Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Corps, Dept. Virginia
1863
January 5 Embarked for Beaufort, N. C. and moved to New Berne, and duty there. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina
February 12-13 Expedition to Core Creek
February 13 Sandy Ridge
March 6-8 Demonstration on Kinston
March 7 Near Dover
April 16-21 Expedition toward Kinston; Attached to Jourdan’s Independent Brigade, Defenses of New Berne, Dept. North Carolina
April 17-18 Core Creek
April 20 Sandy Ridge
April 27-May 1 Demonstration on Kinston
April 28 Wise’s Cross Roads and Dover Road
May 20-23 Demonstration on Kinston
May 22 Gum Swamp
May 23 Batchelor’s Creek
June 26 Moved to Washington, N. C. and attached to District of Pamlico, 18th Army Corps, Dept. North Carolina
August Attached to Sub-District Pamlico, District North Carolina, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
December 17 Co. B – Expedition from Washington to Chicora Creek
1864
January 1 Regiment reenlisted
January 27-28 Reconnaissance on Neuse River Road
April Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. Virginia and North Carolina
April 5 Detachment near Blount’s Creek
April 28 Ordered to Yorktown, Va.
May 4-28 Butler’s operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond
May 9-10 Swift Creek or Arrowfield Church
April 12-16 Operations against Fort Darling
May 14-16 Battle of Drewry’s Bluff
May 17-28 Operations at Bermuda Hundred
May 28-June 1 Movement to White House, thence to Cold Harbor
June 1-12 Battles about Cold Harbor
June 15-18 Before Petersburg
June 16 Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond
June 24 and 28 Hare’s Hill
June 24-August 25 Veterans on furlough
September 28-30 Chaffin’s Farm, New Market Heights
October 27-28 Fair Oaks
December Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 24th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia
1865
March 5-8 Expedition to Fredericksburg
March 11-13 Into Westmoreland County
March 13-18 Moved to White House
March 24-26 March to Signal Hill before Richmond
April 3 Occupation of Richmond
June Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 24th Corps
July Attached to 2nd Independent Brigade, 24th Army Corps
August At Staunton. Attached to District of Southwest Virginia
September Sub-District Staunton, District Central Virginia, Dept. Virginia
November At Charlottesville
1866
January 24 Mustered out