The Civil War in the East

211th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment

The 211th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment lost 6 officers and 38 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 53 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.



September 16

Organized at Pittsburg under Colonel James H. Trimble, Lt. Colonel Levi A. Dodd and Major Augustus A. Mechling


Moved to Bermuda Hundred, Va. and engaged in siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, Va. attached to Provisional Brigade, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Army of the James

November 28

Joined Army of the Potomac before Petersburg for duty in the Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va. attached to Provisional Brigade, 9th Army Corps

December 7-11

Movement in support of Weldon Railroad Expedition. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps


February 5-7

Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run

March 18

Colonel Trimble discharged

March 25

Fort Stedman

March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign

April 2

Assault on and fall of Petersburg


April 3-9

Pursuit of Lee

April 4

Lt. Colonel Dodd promoted to colonel

April 10

At Nottaway C. H.

April 20-28

Moved to City Point, then to Alexandria

May 10

Captain William Coulter of Company D promoted to lieutenant colonel and Adjutant H. King Smith to major

May 23

Grand Review

June 2

Mustered out

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