Engagements of the 87th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

From September 14th, 1861, when it was mustered into service until it was mustered out on June 29th, 1865, Company C of the 87th Regiment was involved in 28 engagements:

  • Newtown
  • Bunker Hill
  • Winchester
  • Carter's Woods
  • Manassas Gap
  • Bealton Station
  • Kelly's Ford
  • Brandy Station
  • Locust Grove
  • Mine Run
  • The Wilderness
  • Spottsylvania
  • Laurel Hill
  • Po River
  • North Anna
  • Totopotomy
  • Cold Harbor
  • Weldon Railroad
  • Petersburg
  • Monocacy
  • Snicker's Gap
  • Charlestown
  • Opequon
  • Fisher's Hill
  • Cedar Creek
  • Kernstown
  • The Siege of Petersburg
  • Sayler's Creek

For more history of the 87th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, read: History of the 87th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers by George R. Prowell

From Home Guards to Heroes by Dennis W. Brandt

New Release — Fall 2006

From Home Guards to Heroes: The 87th Pennsylvania and Its Civil War Community by Dennis W. Brandt

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