United States Regiments & Batteries > Pennsylvania > 16th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment

April 20 Company C under the command of Captain Jacob Dorsheimer mustered for three years, the first Pennsylvania company to so volunteer.
May 3 The 16th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment organized at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg under the command of Colonel Thomas A. Ziegle, Lieutenant Colonel George J. Higgins and Major Frank T. Bennett.

  • Company A – York, York County – Captain Thomas A. Ziegle
  • Company B – Tamaqua, Schuylmill County – Captain Philip Genther
  • Company C – Mechanicburg, Cumberland County – Captain Jacob Dorsheimer
  • Company D – Tamaqua, Schuylmill County – Captain George J. Higgins
  • Company E – Silver Creek, Schuylkill County – Captain William Winlack
  • Company F – York, York County – Captain Horatio Gates Myers
  • Company G – Hanover, York County – Captain Cyrus Diller
  • Company H – York, York County – Captain Theodore D. Cochran
  • Company I – Pottsville, Schuylkill County – Captain Joseph Anthony
  • Company K – Minersville, Schuylkill County – Captain Frank T. Bennett
May 9 Moved to Camp Scott at York, Pa. and duty there.
June 3 Moved to Chambersburg. Attached to Miles’ 4th Brigade, Cadwalader’s 1st Division, Patterson’s Army
June 16 Marched to Williamsport.
June 16-July 2 At Williamsport
July 3 Occupation of Martinsburg
July 15 Advance on Bunker Hill
July 17 At Charlestown
July 30 The 16th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment mustered out at Harrisburg