United States Regiments & Batteries > Pennsylvania > Infantry

The 208th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment lost 2 officers and 19 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 7 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War. The regiment is honored on the monument to Hartranft’s Division in Petersburg, Virginia.

August 16-September 12 Organized at Harrisburg under the command of Colonel Alfred B. McCalmont.
September 13 Left State for Bermuda Hundred, Va.
September Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, Va. Picket and fatigue duty on the Bermuda Hundred front attached to Provisional Brigade, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Army of the James
November 27 Joined Provisional Brigade, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac before Petersburg.
December 7-11 Movement in support of Weldon Railroad Expedition
December Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps
February 5-7 Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run
March 25
Defense of Fort Stedman
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
April 2
Final Assault on Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 9-20 At Nottaway C. H.
April 20-28 Moved to City Point, then to Alexandria
May 23 Grand Review
June 1 Mustered out