The Civil War in the East

24th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment

 

1861

May 1

Organized at Philadelphia

May 7

Mustered into United States servie for three months under Colonel Joshua T. Owen, Lieutenant Colonel Dennis Heenan and Major Dennis O'Kane

June 3

Moved to Chambersburg, Pa. Attached to Negley's 5th Brigade, Keim's 2nd Division, Patterson's Army

June 16

Moved to Hagerstown, Md.

June 18

to Williamsport

July 3

Occupation of Martinsburg

July 15

Advance on Bunker Hill

July 17

At Charlestown

July 27

General Patterson requested the regiment remain in service beyond its original three months until replacements arrived, and the regiment volunteered to extend its service by two weeks.

August 10

Moved to Harper's Ferry; then by rail to Baltimore and Philadelphia and mustered out




 
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