Regimental History from Frederick Dyer's A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion
Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pa., September 30 to December 7, 1864. Ordered to join Army of the James, in Virginia, October 18, 1864. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 25th Corps, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 25th Corps, January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 25th Corps, and Dept. of Texas, to December, 1865.
Guard duty at Deep Bottom, Va., till October 20, 1864.
Moved to Fort Burnham on line north of James River, before Richmond, October 27.
Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28.
In trenches before Richmond, and picket duty on Chaffin's Farm, till January 1, 1865.
Near Fort Burnham till March 27.
Moved to Hatcher's Run March 27-28.
Appomattax Campaign March 28-April 9.
Hatcher's Run March 29-31.
Fall of Petersburg April 2.
Pursuit of Lee April 3-9.
Appomattox Court House April 9.
Surrender of Lee and his army.
Moved to Petersburg April 11, and duty there till May 25.
Embarked for Texas May 25, arriving at Brazos Santiago June 3.
Moved to Edenburg and guard and provost duty there till November.
Consolidated to a Battalion of four Companies September 30.
Mustered out at Brownsville, Texas, November 10, 1865.
Disbanded at Philadelphia, Pa., December 14, 1865.
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Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Harrisburg: Capitol Preservation Committee, 1987. Vol. 1, p. 54.
Manuscript Collections at the U.S. Army Military History Institute:
Cranston, George W. - HaerleColl