United States Regiments & Batteries > Pennsylvania

The 86th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 10 officers and 80 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 112 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

September Organized at Yorktown
September 16 Guard duty on Northern Central Railroad from Pennsylvania line to Baltimore, Md. attached to Railroad Guard, Middle Department


May 24 Duty at Baltimore, Md. attached to Baltimore, Md., Middle Department
June 23 At New Creek, W. Va. attached to Railroad Division, 8th Corps, Middle Department
August 27-September 12 Expedition under Gen. Kelly across Laurel Hill and Rich Mountain
October 31-November 12 Expedition over Cheat and Allegheny Mountains
December 6-9 March on Petersburg, W. Va.
December-May At Winchester
March Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 8th Corps, Middle Department
April 20 Reconnaissance toward Wardensville and Strasburg
May 20 Expedition to Webster
May-June At Winchester
June 1st Brigade, Elliott’s Command, 8th Corps
June 10 Reconnaissance toward Strasburg
June 12 Middletown and Newtown
June 13 Bunker Hill (Cos. G and H)
June 13-15 Battle of Winchester, retreat to Harper’s Ferry
July 1-3 Escort stores from Harper’s Ferry to Washington, D.C.
July 5-24 Joined Army of the Potomac and pursuit of Lee attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac
July 23 Wapping Heights, Manassas Gap, Va.
October 9-22 Bristoe Campaign
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 Reenlisted
February 6-7 Demonstration on the Rapidan
March Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac
May 4-June 12 Rapidan Campaign
May 5-7 Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-21 Spottsylvania C. H.
May 12 Assault on the Salient
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 26-28 Line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31 Totopotomoy
June 1-12 Cold Harbor
June 17-18 Before Petersburg. Siege of Petersburg begins.
June 22-23 Weldon Railroad
July 6-9 Moved to Baltimore, Md.
July 9 Battle of Monocacy Junction
August 7 Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign begins
August 21-22 Charlestown
September 19 Battle of Opequan, Winchester
September 22 Fisher’s Hill, Battle of Cedar Creek
October 13 Old members mustered out
October-December Duty at Kernstown
December 3-7 Moved to Washington, D.C. then to Petersburg, Va. and Siege of Petersburg
March 25 Fort Fisher, Petersburg
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
April 2 Assault on and fall of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 9
Appomattox Court House

Surrender of Lee and his army.

April 23-27 March to Danville
May 23-June 3 March to Richmond, Va., thence to Washington, D.C.
June 8 Corps Review
June 29 Mustered out at Alexandria, Va.