5th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

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5th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1898-1898) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Mount Gretna, Altoona, Somerset, Willsboro, Clearfield, and Gettysburg, Pa, May 11 and July 8 to 20, 1898, with 41 officers and 1,022 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to First Brigade, Third Division, First Army Corps, May 20
  • Movements:
    • Left Mount Gretna May 17; arrived at Chickamauga, May 20
    • Left Chickamauga August 21; arrived at Lexington, Ky., August 24
    • Left Lexington September 18; arrived at Altoona, Pa., September 19
    • Furloughed for thirty days September 19

Mustered out of the service of the United States at Altoona, Huntington, Bellefonte, Holidaysburg, Blairsville, Clearfield, Indiana, Lewisburg, Johnstown, Somerset, Willsboro, and Gettysburg, Pa., November 7 to 11, 1898, with 48 officers and 1,231 enlisted men. C!asualties while in service: Officers-none. Enlisted men-died of disease, 16; killed by accident, 1; suicide, 1; deserted, 1.


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