The Civil War in the East

123rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment


The123rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment lost 3 officers and 27 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 41 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.




Organized at Allegheny City for nine months service

August 20-23

Moved to Harrisburg, Pa., then to Washington, D.C. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac.

September 6-24

Maryland Campaign


Duty at Sharpsburg, Md.

October 30-
November 19

Movement to Falmouth, Va.

December 12-15

Battle of Fredericksburg, Va.


January 20-24

Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March"


Duty at Falmouth

April 27-May 6

Chancellorsville Campaign

May 1-5

Battle of Chancellorsville

The regiment elected to stay on past the expiration of its enliistement until the battle was done

May 13

Mustered out

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