United States Regiments & Batteries > Pennsylvania


The 179th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 6 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
October 23 to
December 6
Organized at Philadelphia and Harrisburg under Colonel William H. Blair, Lt. Colonel Daniel M. Yost and Major William H. Yerkes
December Ordered to Fortress Monroe, Virginia. Duty at Yorktown, Virginia, and on the Virginia Peninsula, attached to Busteed’s Independent Brigade, 4th Corps, Dept. of Virginia.
1863
Apri Attached to West’s Independent Brigade, 4th Corps
June Attached to King’s Independent Brigade, 4th Corps
June 24-July 7 Dix’s Peninsula Campaign. Attached to 2nd Brigade, King’s Division, 22nd Corps
July 1-7 Expedition from White House to Bottom’s Bridge
July 2 Skirmish at Baltimore Cross Roads
July 8 Ordered to Washington, D.C., then to Harrisburg
July 27 Mustered out under Colonel Blair