16th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

From FortWiki
Jump to: navigation, search

16th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1898-1898) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Mount Gretna, Newcastle, Punxsutawney, and Jeannette, Pa., May 10 and July 10 to 18, 1898, with 47 officers and 1,028 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to Third Brigade, First Division, First Army Corps, May 17
    • Regiment assigned to First Brigade, First Division, First Army Corps, September 21
  • Movements:
    • Headquarters and Companies A, C, D, E, F, H, I, and K left Mount Gretna May 14; arrived at Chickamauga, Ga., May 17
    • Left Chickamauga July 5; arrived at Charleston, S. C., July 6
    • Sailed from Charleston on steamship "Mobile" July 22; arrived at Ponce, P. R., July 26
    • Companies B, G, L, and M changed station from Mount Gretna to Camp Meade, Pa., August 18
    • Sailed from New York city on steamship "Obdam" September 14; arrived at San Juan, P. R., September 21
    • Participated in advance from Ponce to Aibonito, and in engagement at Coamo August 9, 1898
    • Sailed from Ponce October lO, on steamship "Minnewaska" arrived at New York October 17
    • Furloughed for sixty days October 18

Mustered out of the service of the United States at Oil City, Cory, Newcastle, Bradford, Cooperstown, Franklin, Kittanning, Ridgeway, Warren, Titusville, Punxsutawney, and Jeannette, Pa., December 22 to 29, 1898, with 48 officers and 1,238 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-none. Enlisted men-wounded, 6; died of wounds, 1; died of disease, 38; deserted, 3.


See Also:

Personal tools