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The 122nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment lost 16 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 officer and 42 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
August 12 Organized at Lancaster for nine months service under the command of Colonel Emlen Franklin, Lieutenant Colonel Edward McGovern, Major Thaddeus Stevens, Jr., Adjutant Daniel H. Heitshu and Sergeant Major William H. H. Buckius. The regiment was almost all recruited from Lancaster County.Company A – Captain George Musser, Jr.
Company B – Captain Samuel W. Rowe
Company C – Captain Smith P. G
Company D – Captain J. Miller Raubalt
Company E –  Captain Andrew R. Byerly
Company F –  Captain Benjamin F. Baer
Company G – Captain Jefferson N. Neff
Company H – Captain Louis C. Audenried
Company I – Captain John M. Amweg
Company K – Captain William F. Duncan
August 15-16 Moved to Washington, D.C. and attached to Casey’s Command, Defenses of Washington. Duty in the Defenses of Washington at Fort Richardson, Cloud’s Mills, near Georgetown, and at Fairfax Court House
October 11-19 Moved to Point of Rocks, Md., thence to Pleasant Valley. Captain John M. Amweg of Company I resigned, and Lieutenant Henry W. Gara was promoted to captain as his replacement.
October 24-November 16 Movement toward Warrenton, Va.
November 5-6 Reconnaissance to and skirmish at Manassas Gap
November 18-24 Marched to Falmouth, Virginia, to join the Army of the Potomac returning from the Maryland Campaign. Attached to Piatt’s 1st Brigade, Whipple’s 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
December 12-15
Battle of Fredericksburg

The regiment was not engaged and suffered no casualties.

1863
January 20-24 Burnside’s 2nd Campaign, “Mud March”
February-April Duty near Falmouth
March 20 Captain George Musser of Company A was discharged. Lieutenant George M. Franklin was promoted to captain as his replacement.
April 13 Captain Benjamin F. Baer of Company F was mustered out on a surgeon’s certificate. Lieutenant James F. Ricksetter was promoted to captain as his replaement.
April 21 Captain Jefferson N. Neff of Company G died. Lieutenant John P. Kilburn was promoted to captain as his replacement.
April 27-May 6

Chancellorsville Campaign

April 30 Made a rapid march up the east bank of the river from opposite Fredericksburg and crossed the Rappahannock at United States Ford.
May 1-5
Battle of Chancellorsville

The regiment lost 135 men in the second day of fighting. Lieutenant Emanuel Gundaker of Company H was missing in action and Lieutenant David K. Springer of Company K was wounded.

May 8 Moved to Washington to muster out and acted as escort to General Whipple’s funeral
May 15-16 Mustered out at Harrisburg