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The 67th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 2 officers and 77 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 3 officers and 150 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

It is one of three regiments honored on the Pennsylvania monument on the Monocacy Battlefield outside Frederick, Maryland.

1861
Summer-Fall Organized at Philadelphia
1862
March 31 Mustered in under Colonel John F. Staunton, Lieutenant Colonel H. B. Burnham and Major Harry White
April 3 Left State for Annapolis, Md.
April-July Guard and provost duty in East Maryland and at Camp Parole, Annapolis, Md. Attached to District of Annapolis, Defenses of Baltimore, Middle Dept
July Attached to Annapolis, Md., 8th Corps, Middle Dept
November 2 Captain William Tucker of Company B died of wounds
1863
January Attached to Defenses Upper Potomac, 8th Corps
February Moved by rail to Harper’s Ferry, then to Berryville for duty on the Upper Potomac
March Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 8th Corps
June Attached to Elliott’s Command, 8th Corps
June 13-15
Battle of Winchester and Retreat to Harper’s Ferry

Much of the regiment surrendered when outnumbered and surrounded on the right flank. Captain Lynford Troch was killed.

Around 75 men scattered and escaped through the woods on their own initiative, and were reformed at Harpers Ferry.

July 1-5 Guard stores from Harper’s Ferry to Washington
July 7 Captured men from Winchester paroled
July 5-24 Join Army Potomac at Frederick, Md., and pursuit of Lee. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac
July 23 Whapping Heights, Va
August Duty on line of the Rappahannock
October 9-22 Bristoe Campaign
October 11-13 The men captured at Winchester were declared exchanged and rejoined the regiment
November 7-8 Advance to line of the Rappahannock
November 7 Kelly’s Ford
November 8 Brandy Station
November 26-December 2 Mine Run Campaign
November 27 Payne’s Farm
December-April Duty at Brandy Station
1864
February 6-7 Demonstration on the Rapidan
March-April Veterans on furlough. About 200 non-Veterans were without officers and were temporarily attached to the 138th Pennsylvania Infantry until June
April Veterans return to Washington, D.C. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac
May 5-7 Battle of the Wilderness (Non-Veterans attached to 138th Pennsylvania)
May 8-21 Spottsylvania C. H. (Non-Veterans attached to 138th Pennsylvania)
May 12 Assault on the Salient (Non-Veterans attached to 138th Pennsylvania)
May 23-26 North Anna (Non-Veterans attached to 138th Pennsylvania)
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey (Non-Veterans attached to 138th Pennsylvania)
May 28-31 Totopotomoy (Non-Veterans attached to 138th Pennsylvania)
June 1-12 Cold Harbor (Non-Veterans attached to 138th Pennsylvania)
June 17-19 First Assault on Petersburg (Non-Veterans attached to 138th Pennsylvania)
May-June Rapidan Campaign. Reported to Gen. Abercrombie at Belle Plains, then ordered to Fredericksburg and reported to Gen. Shriver. Escort trains to Front Royal and White House.
June 20 Action at White House
June 21 Joined Brigade at Yellow Tavern. Non-Veterans rejoin regiment.
June 22-23 Ream’s Station
June 24 Siege of Petersburg
July 6 Ordered to City Point and embarked on transports for Baltimore, Md.
July 9
Battle of Monocacy, Md.

The regiment arrived on the field near the end of the battle and formed across the Baltimore Road as rear guard for General Lew Wallace’s army.

August – December Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign, assigned to Army of the Shenandoah
August 29 Charlestown
September 1 Colonel Staunton dismissed
September 19 Third Battle of Winchester (Opequan)

The regiment went into action with only two commissioned officers, both lieutenants, and the companies led by sergeants.

September 22 Fisher’s Hill
September 29 Major Harry White released from Confederate prison and rejoins regiment with promotion to lieutenant colonel
October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek

The regiment lost 48 casualties out of 275 men engaged

October-November Duty in the Shenandoah Valley
October 30 Lt. Colonel Burnham mustered out at the end of his term, becoming a major in the regular army. Adjutant John Young was promoted to major, taking command of the regiment.
December 3-6 Moved to Washington, D.C., then to Petersburg, Va. for Siege of Petersburg
1865
January 18 Lt. Colonel White promoted to colonel
March 2 Colonel White promoted to brigadier general
March 12 Major Young resigns. Captain John Carpenter of Company E takes command of the regiment
March 25 Fort Fisher, Petersburg
April 2 Assault on and fall of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 6
Sailor’s Creek

Lieutenant Jacob Andrews wounded

April 9
Appomattox Court House

Surrender of Lee and his army.

April 23-29 March to Danville
May March to Richmond, then to Washington, D.C.
June 8 Corps Review
June 10 Captain Carpenter musterered in as colonel
June 24 Captain Peter Mash of Company G promoted to lieutenant colonel
July 17 Mustered out under Colonel Carpenter