Regimental History from Frederick Dyer's A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion
Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pa., September 22 to December 4, 1863. Left Philadelphia for Hilton Head, S.C., January 16, 1864. Attached to Howell's Brigade, District of Hilton Head, S. C., Dept. of the South, to February, 1864. Hawley's Brigade, Seymour's Division, District of Florida, Dept. of the South, to April, 1864. District of Florida, Dept. of the South, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Corps, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 25th Corps, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 25th Corps, and Dept. of Texas, to November, 1865.
Expedition from Hilton Head, S.C., to Jacksonville, Fla., February 5-6, 1864.
Occupation of Jacksonville February 7.
Advance into Florida February 8-20.
Camp Finnegan February 8.
Battle of Olustee February 20.
Retreat to Jacksonville and duty there till April.
Moved to St. John's Bluff April 17. and duty there till August.
Raid on Baldwin July 23-28.
Moved to Deep Bottom, Va., August 4-12.
Action at Deep Bottom August 12.
Duty at Deep Bottom and in trenches before Petersburg till September 27.
Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30.
Fort Harrison September 29.
Darbytown Road October 13.
Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28.
In trenches before Richmond till March 27, 1865.
Appomattox 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 24.
Sailed from City Point for Texas May 24.
Duty at Ringgold Barracks and on the Rio Grande, Texas, till November, 1865.
Mustered out November 10, 1865.
Moved to Philadelphia, Pa., November 10-December 3.
Discharged December 12, 1865.
Regiment lost during service:
4 Officers and 115 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 132 Enlisted men by disease.
Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, 1869-1871. Vol. 5, pp. 965-990.
Gallman, J. Matthew. “In Your Hands That Musket Means Liberty: African American Soldiers and the Battle of Olustee.” In Gallman, Northerners at War: Reflections on the Civil War Home Front. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2010. pp. 232-253. Also in Gallagher, Gary W., and Joan Waugh, eds., Wars within a War: Controversy and Conflict over the American Civil War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009. pp. 87-108.
Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Harrisburg: Capitol Preservation Committee, 1987. Vol. 1, pp. 48-49.
Published Primary Sources:
Horrocks, James. My Dear Parents: The Civil War Seen by an English Union Soldier. Edited by A. S. Lewis. San Diego, Calif.: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1982.
Norton, Oliver W. Army Letters, 1861-1865, Being Extracts from Private Letters to Relatives and Friends from a Soldier in the Field During the Late Civil War. Chicago: O. L. Denning, 1903.
Woodlin, William P. Diary (December 1863 – October 1864), Gilder-Lehrman Collection, New York (GLC06599), excerpts reprinted in Robert E. Bonner, ed., The Soldier's Pen: Firsthand Impressions of the Civil War. New York: Hill and Wang, 2006.
Manuscript Collections at the U.S. Army Military History Institute:
Clapp, David C. - CWMiscColl
Goldsborough, Thomas - PASaveFlagsColl
Gould, Lorenzo (Alonzo) - CWMiscColl (Diary, 1865)