133rd Pennsylvania Infantry

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133rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry
Active August 1862 to May 26, 1863
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Antietam
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Chancellorsville

The 133rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The 133rd Pennsylvania Infantry was organized at Camp Curtin near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and mustered in August 1862 for nine month's service under the command of Colonel Franklin B. Speakman.

The regiment was attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, V Corps, Army of the Potomac.

The 133rd Pennsylvania Infantry mustered out May 26, 1863.

Detailed service[edit]

Moved to Washington, D.C., August 19, and duty there until September 2. Moved to Rockville, Md., September 2 and duty there until October 30. Moved to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24. 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5.

Casualties[edit]

The regiment lost a total of 77 men during service; 4 officers and 40 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 33 enlisted men died of disease.

Commanders[edit]

  • Colonel Franklin B. Speakman
  • Captain Charles Butland

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Des Moines, IA: Dyer Pub. Co.), 1908.
Attribution
  • This article contains text from a text now in the public domain: Dyer, Frederick H. (1908). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Des Moines, IA: Dyer Publishing Co.

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