The Civil War in the East

190th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment

The 190th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment lost 3 officers and 43 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 168 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.



May 31

Organized in the field from Veterans and Recruits of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps. Major William Hartshorne of the 13th Reserves was appointed colonel, Captain Joseph Pattee of the 10th Reserves became lieutenant colonel, and Captain John Wolfe of the 13th Reserves became major.

Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac,

June 1-12

Battles about Cold Harbor, Va.

June 1-3

Bethesda Church

June 13

White Oak Swamp Bridge

June 16-18

Assault on Petersburg

Lieutenant Robert Chistnot was killed, Lieutenants Daniel Blett and Thomas Fisher were mortally wounded, Lt. Colonel Pattee and Major Wolfe were wounded,

June 16

Siege of Petersburg

June 21-23

Weldon Railroad

July 30

Mine Explosion, Petersburg (Reserve)


Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps

August 18-21

Weldon Railroad

The regiment advanced and established itself in a forward position but was without support. After resisiting much of the day it was surrounded and forced to surrender. Lieutenant Henry Stock was killed, and much of the regiment captured.


Only a small detachment which had been sent to the rear for ammunition escaped. Lt. Colonel Pattee, who had been recovering from his wounds, took over this remnant.


Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps

September 29-October 2

Poplar Springs Church

October 27-28

Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run

December 7-12

Warren's Expedition to Weldon Railroad


February 5-7

Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run

March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign

March 29

Lewis Farm, near Gravelly Run

March 31

White Oak Road

April 1

Five Forks

April 9

Appomattox Court House. Surrender of Lee and his army.

May 1-12

March to Washington, D.C.

May 23

Grand Review

June 28

Mustered out under Colonel Hartshorne, Lt. Colonel Pattee, Major Wolfe