The Civil War in the East

208th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment

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.



August 16-
September 12

Organized at Harrisburg

September 13

Left State for Bermuda Hundred, Va.


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


Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps


February 5-7

Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run

March 25

Fort Stedman

March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign

April 2

Assault on and capture of 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

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