1st Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (3 months, 1861)

Historical Sketch:
Col., Samuel Yohe; Lieut.-Col., Tilghman H. Good; Maj., Thomas W. Lynn. This regiment, composed of men from Northampton, Dauphin, Lancaster, Berks and Lehigh counties, was mustered into the U. S. service for a three months' term, at Harrisburg, April 18 to 21, 1861. The regiment left Harrisburg on April 20 for Cockeysville, but fearful of bringing about a premature encounter and thereby causing the secession of Maryland, it withdrew to the vicinity of York. The first part of the month of May was spent in guard duty along the Northern Central railroad, and the latter part in guarding the roads from Catonsville, Md., to Harper's Ferry and Frederick, Md. On June 3, the regiment was ordered to Chambersburg and assigned to Gen. Patterson's army, then encamped at Funkstown. A fortnight was spent at Frederick, Md., and a week of garrison duty followed at Martinsburg. It was next ordered to Charlestown, and from there to Harper's Ferry, and on July 24 returned to Harrisburg, where it was mustered out. Roster:
The Roster of this unit contains the names of 944 men.
The Union Army by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 1
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