The Fourth Alabama Painting by Don Troiani

Army of Pennsylvania

Fifth Brigade, Second Division

Brigadier General J S Negley, Pennsylvannia Volunteers

Fourteenth Pennsylvania Infantry

Col. J W Johnston

The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry was accepted in state service for three months at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, on 15 April, 1861, and was ordered to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, under the call for 75,000 volunteer militia to serve three months on 3 June, 1861, dated 15 April, 1861.

Mustered for three months, Camp Curtin, Dauphin County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, two miles north of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 22, 24, 26, 27, & 30 April & 2 May, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company F, was mustered in United States service for three months at Camp Curtin, Dauphin County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, two miles north of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, by Captain S G Simmons, 7th United States Infantry, Company H, on 22 April, 1861; Companies E, H, and K on 24 April, 1861; Companies C and D on 26 April, 1861; Companies A and G on 27 April, 1861; Company B on 30 April, 1861; and Company I on 2 May, 1861.

Organisation of 14th Pennsylvania Infantry, 6 May, 1861: Colonel J W Johnston, Lieutenant Colonel R M McMichael, Major C N Watts; Company A, Union Guards, Captain D A Griffith(s); Company B, Lafayette Rifles, Captain W H Jennings; Company C, Columbia Guards, Captain O Ephlin; Company D, Tyrone Cavalry, Captain J Crowther; Company E, Keystone Infantry, Captain J C Shearer; Company F, North Huntingdon Guards, Captain S S Marchand; Company G, Ridge Rangers, Captain J B Keenan; Company H, Blair Rifles, Captain T Holland; Company I, Martinsburg Infantry, Captain A Bobb; Company K, Alaquippa Rifles, Captain C Snyder

Note: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry and 15th Pennsylvania Infantry were stationed at Camp Curtin, Dauphin County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, two miles north of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel R A Oakford, 15th Pennsylvania Infantry, on 6 May, 1861.

Camp Curtin, Dauphin County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, two miles north of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, to Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 9 May, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Pennsylvania Railroad to Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, on 9 May, 1861, and was accompanied by and the 15th Pennsylvania Infantry. The regiment arrived at Camp Johnston or Dennison, Lancaster County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, Wheatland, one mile west of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, at 3.30 PM the same day (See the 1st Ohio Infantry).

Note: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry was assigned to the Fourth Brigade, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Brigadier General J S Negley, Pennsylvania Volunteers, by Special Orders No.6, Division Headquarters, York, York County, Pennsylvania, on 9 May, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Johnston or Dennison, Lancaster County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, in the vicinity of Wheatland, one mile west of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, under the command of Brigadier General J S Negley, Pennsylvania Volunteers, on 17 May, 1861.

Department of pennsylvania, 3 June-25 July, 1861

The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry was stationed at Camp Johnston or Dennison, Lancaster County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, Wheatland, one mile west of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, between 9 May and 3 June, 1861.

Camp Johnston or Dennison, Lancaster County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, Wheatland, one mile west of Lancaster, Lancaster County, to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 3 June, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Pennsylvania Railroad to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 3 June, 1861, and arrived by the Cumberland Valley Railroad at 9 PM the same day.

Camp Chambers or Patterson, C Bitner's farm, on the Franklin Railroad, half a mile west of Conococheague Creek & three miles south of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 4 June, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry arrived at Camp Chambers or Patterson, C Bitner's farm, on the Franklin Railroad, half a mile west of Conococheague Creek and three miles south of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 4 June, 1861.

Note: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry was assigned to the Fifth Brigade, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Brigadier General J S Negley, Pennsylvania Volunteers, by Special Orders No.66, Pragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 10 June, 1861.

Camp Chambers or Patterson, C Bitner's farm, on the Franklin Railroad, half a mile west of Conococheague Creek & three miles south of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, 16 June, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Franklin Railroad to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, in the afternoon on 15 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Negley, on the road to Funkstown, one and a half miles southeast of Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 8 PM the same day.

Williamsport & Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, 18 June, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, at 1 AM on 18 June, 1861, and arrived at 6 AM the same day. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the Williamsport Turnpike to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 7 PM on 18 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Negley, on the Greencastle & Willaimsport Turnpike, one mile north of Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 10 PM the same day.

Camp Negley, on the road to Funkstown, one & a half miles southeast of Hagerstown, to Bakersville, Washington County, Maryland, 20 June, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Hagerstown Turnpike to Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, by Special Orders No.77, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, in the evening on 20 June, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Newton, in the vicinity of Bakersville, Washington County, Maryland, between 20 June and 1 July, 1861.

Camp Newton, in the vicinity of Bakersville, to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, 1 July, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 1 July, 1861.

Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 2-3 July, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered across the Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, opposite Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the at 3 AM on 2 July, 1861, and arrived by the Hedgesville & Potomac Graded Road at Hoke Run, one mile south of Hainesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the evening the same day. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 10 AM on 3 July, 1861, and arrived at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 12 PM the same day.

Martinsburg, Berkeley County, to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, 15-17 July, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 15 July, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the evening the same day. The regiment was ordered to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the morning on 17 July, 1861, and arrived via Middleway, Jefferson County, Virginia, the same day.

Charlestown to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 21 July, 1861.

Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 25-27 July, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 25 July, 1861, and arrived at Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, on 26 July, 1861. The regiment arrived by the Cumberland Valley Railroad at on 27 July, 1861.

Mustered out, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 7 August, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry was mustered out at Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 7 August, 1861.
Mustered in United States service for three months 22 April-2 May, 1861. Arrived at Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 4 June, 1861

Fifteenth Pennsylvania Infantry

Col. R A Oakford

The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was accepted in state service for three months at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, on 15 April, 1861, and was ordered to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, under the call for 75,000 volunteer militia to serve three months on 3 June, 1861, dated 15 April, 1861.

Mustered for three months, Camp Curtin, Dauphin County Agricultural Society, Fairgrounds, two miles north of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 20, 22, 23, 24, 26, & 27 April & 1 May, 1861: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company I, was mustered in United States service for three months at Camp Curtin, Dauphin County Agricultural Society, Fairgrounds, two miles north of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, by Captain S G Simmons, 7th United States Infantry, Company H, on 20 April, 1861; Company D on 22 April, 1861; Companies B and H on 23 April, 1861; Company K on 24 April, 1861; Company A on 26 April, 1861; Company C on 27 April, 1861; and Company E on 1 May, 1861.

Note: The Lochiel Greys, under the command of Captain H McCormick, was assigned to the 15th Pennsylvania Infantry at Camp Curtin, the Dauphin County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, half a mile north of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, on 4 May, 1861 (See the 25th Pennsylvania Infantry).

Organisation of 15th Pennsylvania Infantry, 6 May, 1861: Colonel R A Oakford, Lieutenant Colonel T Biddle, Major S N Bradford; Company A, Ketstone Guards, Captain J Bradley; Company B, White Haven Yaegers, Captain A Brown; Company C, Lackawanna Rifles, Captain C Robinson; Company D, Pittson Artillery, Captain S Struner; Company E, Verbeke Rifles, Captain J Nevin; Company F, Washington Rifles, Captain J K Waltman; Company G, Nagle Light Infantry, Captain T Magovern; Company H, Union Guards, Captain J Johnston; Company I, Curtin Infantry, Captain F W Hess; Company K, Marietta Cameron Guards, Captain J A Congdon

Note: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry and 15th Pennsylvania Infantry were stationed at Camp Curtin, Dauphin County Agricultural Society, two miles north of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel R A Oakford, 15th Pennsylvania Infantry, on 5 May, 1861.

Camp Curtin, Dauphin County Agricultural Society, Fairgrounds, two miles north of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, to Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 9 May, 1861: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Pennsylvania Railroad to Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, on 9 May, 1861, and was accompanied by and the 14th Pennsylvania Infantry. The regiment arrived at Camp Johnston or Dennison, Lancaster County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, in the vicinity of Wheatland, one mile west of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, at 3.30 PM the same day (See the 1st Ohio Infantry).

Note: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was assigned to the Fourth Brigade, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Brigadier General J S Negley, Pennsylvania Volunteers, by Special Orders No.6, Division Headquarters, York, York County, Pennsylvania, on 9 May, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Johnston or Dennison, Lancaster County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, Wheatland, one mile west of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, under the command of Brigadier General J S Negley, Pennsylvania Volunteers, on 17 May, 1861.

Department of pennsylvania, 3 June-25 July, 1861

The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was stationed at Camp Johnston or Dennison, Lancaster County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, Wheatland, one mile west of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, between 9 May and 3 June, 1861.

Camp Johnston or Dennison, Lancaster County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, Wheatland, one mile west of Lancaster, Lancaster County, to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 3 June, 1861: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Pennsylvania Railroad to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 3 June, 1861, and arrived by the Cumberland Valley Railroad at 9 PM the same day.

Camp Chambers or Patterson, C Bitner's farm, on the Franklin Railroad, half a mile west of Conococheague Creek & three miles south of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 4 June, 1861: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry arrived at Camp Chambers or Patterson, C Bitner's farm, on the Franklin Railroad, half a mile west of Conococheague Creek and three miles south of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 4 June, 1861.

Note: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was assigned to the Fifth Brigade, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Brigadier General J S Negley, Pennsylvania Volunteers, by Special Orders No.66, Pragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 10 June, 1861.

Camp Chambers or Patterson, C Bitner's farm, on the Franklin Railroad, half a mile west of Conococheague Creek & three miles south of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, 16 June, 1861: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Franklin Railroad to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, in the afternoon on 16 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Negley, on the road to Funkstown, one and a half miles southeast of Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 8 PM the same day.

Williamsport & Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, 18 June, 1861: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, at 1 AM on 18 June, 1861, and arrived at 6 AM the same day. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the Williamsport Turnpike to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 7 PM on 18 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Negley, on the Greencastle & Willaimsport Turnpike, one mile north of Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 10 PM the same day.

Camp Negley, on the road to Funkstown, one & a half miles southeast of Hagerstown, to Bakersville, Washington County, Maryland, 20 June, 1861: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Hagerstown Turnpike to Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, by Special Orders No.77, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, in the evening on 20 June, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Newton, in the vicinity of Bakersville, Washington County, Maryland, between 20 June and 1 July, 1861.

Camp Newton, in the vicinity of Bakersville, to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, 1 July, 1861: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 1 July, 1861.

Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 2-3 July, 1861: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered across the Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, opposite Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the at 3 AM on 2 July, 1861, and arrived by the Hedgesville & Potomac Graded Road at Hoke Run, one mile south of Hainesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the evening the same day. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 10 AM on 3 July, 1861, and arrived at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 12 PM the same day.

Skirmish at Falling Waters or Hoke Run, one mile south of Hainesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, Company I, 2 July, 1861: A detachment of the 15th Pennsylvania Infantry (46), Company I, was captured by the 1st Virginia Cavalry, Companies A and E, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel J E B Stuart, during a skirmish at Falling Waters or Hoke Run, one mile south of Hainesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 2 July, 1861 (See the 1st Virginia Cavalry).

Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, 14 July, 1861: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Williamsport & Martinsburg Turnpike to Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 14 July, 1861, but the order was countermanded and the regiment was ordered to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, the same day.

Martinsburg, Berkeley County, to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, 15-17 July, 1861: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 15 July, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the evening the same day. The regiment was ordered to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the morning on 17 July, 1861, and arrived via Middleway, Jefferson County, Virginia the same day.

Charlestown to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 21 July, 1861.

Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 25-27 July, 1861: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 25 July, 1861, and arrived at Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, on 26 July, 1861. The regiment arrived by the Cumberland Valley Railroad at on 27 July, 1861.

Mustered out, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 8 August, 1861: The 15th Pennsylvania Infantry was mustered out at Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 8 August, 1861.
Mustered in United States service for three months 20 April-1 May, 1861. Arrived at Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 4 June, 1861

Twenty-fourth Pennsylvania Infantry

Col. J T Owen

The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry (formerly 2nd Regiment Infantry, Second Brigade, First Division, Pennsylvania Militia) was accepted in state service for three months at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 15 April, 1861, and was ordered to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, under the call for 75,000 volunteer militia to serve three months on 29 May, 1861, dated 15 April, 1861.

Organisation of 2nd Regiment Infantry, Second Brigade, First Division, Pennsylvania (Volunteer) Militia, 17 April, 1861: Colonel P W Conroy, Lieutenant Colonel D Heenan, Major D O'Kane; Irish Volunteers, Captain J Duffy; Hibernian Greens, First Lieutenant J McGough; Emmett Guards, Captain D O'Kane; Meagher Guards, Captain P O'Conner; Jackson Guards, First Lieutenant T J Rowe

Mustered for three months, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1 May, 1861: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was mustered in United States service for three months at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain T H Neil, 5th United States Infantry, Company C, on 1 May, 1861.

Organisation of 24th Pennsylvania Infantry, 1 May, 1861: Colonel J T Owen, Lieutenant Colonel D Heenan, Major D O'Kane; Company A, Irish Volunteers, Captain J Duffy; Company B, Hibernian Greens, Captain J McGough; Company C, Emmett Guards, Captain J O'Reilly; Company D, Meagher Guards, 1st Company, Captain P O'Conner; Company E, Jackson Guards, Captain P O Murphy; Company F, Shields Guards, 1st Company, Captain H Rodgers; Company G, Patterson Light Guards, Captain G Cromley; Company H, Wolf Land Guards, Captain T A Smyth; Company I, Shields Guards, 2nd Company, Captain T Kelly; Company K, Meagher Guards, 2nd Company, Captain A McManus

Philadelphia to Hestonville, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 9 May, 1861: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Hestonville, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 9 May, 1861.

Note: The 1st Ohio Infantry and the 2nd Ohio Infantry were stationed at Camp McClellan, Suffolk Park, on Island Road, seven miles southwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, between 8 and 23 May, 1861.

Hestonville, Philadelphia County, to Suffolk Park, on Island Road, seven miles southwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 24 May, 1861: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Suffolk Park, on Island Road, seven miles southwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 24 May, 1861, and arrived at Camp Patterson, Suffolk Park, on Island Road, seven miles southwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the same day.

Note: The 20th Pennsylvania Infantry, the 21st Pennsylvania Infantry, and the 24th Pennsylvania Infantry were stationed at Suffolk Park, on Island Road, seven miles southwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 25 May, 1861.

Department of pennsylvania, 30 May-25 July, 1861

The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was stationed at Camp Patterson, Suffolk Park, on Island Road, seven miles southwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, between 24 and 29 May, 1861.

Camp Patterson, Suffolk Park, on Island Road, seven miles southwest of Philadelphia to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 29-30 May, 1861: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Columbia Branch, Pennsylvania Railroad to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, by Special Orders No.49, Headquarers, Department of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at 4.45 PM on 29 May, 1861, dated 28 May, 1861, and arrived at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 30 May, 1861. The regiment arrived by the Cumberland Valley Railroad at Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, at 12 PM the same day and at Camp Miles or Brady, M Harchelford's farm, on the Franklin Railroad, two miles southwest of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, at 1 PM on 30 May, 1861.

Note: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was assigned to the Second Brigade, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Brigadier General G C Wynkoop, Pennsylvania Volunteers, by Special Orders No.66, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, on 10 June, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Miles or Brady, M Harchelford's farm, on the Franklin Railroad, three miles south of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 14 June, 1861 (See the Second Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Camp Miles or Brady, M Harchelford's farm, on the Franklin Railroad, three miles south of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, to Funkstown, Washington County, Maryland, 15 June, 1861: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Franklin Railroad to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 15 June, 1861, and arrived by the Farnklin Railroad at Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 9 PM the same day. The regiment arrived at Camp Cameron, west of Antietam Creek and one mile south of Funkstown, Washington County, Maryland, in the evening on 15 June, 1861.

Williamsport & Camp Cameron, west of Antietam Creek and one mile south of Funkstown, Washington County, Maryland, 18-19 June, 1861: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, at 2 AM on 18 June, 1861, and to Funkstown, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 19 June, 1861.

Note: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was assigned to the Fifth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, by Special Orders No.76, Paragraph V, Headquarters Department of Pennsylvania, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at at Camp Cameron, west of Antietam Creek and one mile south of Funkstown, Washington County, Maryland, on 20 June, 1861.

Camp Cameron, west of Antietam Creek and one mile south of Funkstown, to Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, 21 June, 1861: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, on 21 June, 1861, and was stationed in the vicinity of Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, between 21 and 26 June, 1861.

Vicinity of Sharpsburg to Bakersville, Washington County, Maryland, 26 June, 1861: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Bakersville, Washington County, Maryland, on 26 June, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Newton, in the vicinity of Bakersville, Washington County, Maryland, between 26 June and 1 July, 1861.

Camp Newton, in the vicinity of Bakersville, Washington County, Maryland, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 2-3 July, 1861: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 2 July, 1861, and across the Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, opposite Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the at 3 AM the same day. The regiment arrived by the Hedgesville & Potomac Graded Road at Hoke Run, one mile south of Hainesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the evening on 2 July, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 10 AM on 3 July, 1861. The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry arrived at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 12 PM the same day.

Martinsburg, Berkeley County, to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, 15-17 July, 1861: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 15 July, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the evneing the smae day. The regiment was ordered to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the morning on 17 July, 1861, and arrived via Middleway, Jefferson County, Virginia, the same day.

Charlestown to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 21 July, 1861.

Department of the Shenandoah, 25-28 July, 1861

The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was stationed at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, between 21 and 28 July, 1861.

Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 28-30 July, 1861: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 28 July, 861, and arrived by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad via Baltimore City, Maryland, at 1 AM on 30 July, 1861.

Note: The 20th Pennsylvania Infantry and the 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was stationed at Baltimore City, Maryland, in the evening on 28 July, 1861 (See the Third Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Mustered out, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10 August, 1861: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was mustered out at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 10 August, 1861.
Mustered in United States service for three months 7 May, 1861. Arrived at Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 31 May, 1861

Attached

Ninth New York State Militia, Company K (Sixth New York Independent Light Artillery)

Capt. T B Bunting

The 9th New York State Militia, Company K, was called into the service of the United States for the term of the war by President A Lincoln on 27 May, 1861, and was accepted in state service with forty-two men of the Rahway Light Artillery (New Jersey) at New York City, New York County, New York, on 15 June, 1861. The company arrived at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the evening on 9 July, 1861, and was assigned to the Fifth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, on 10 July, 1861 (See the Volunteers, Department of Washington).

Sources

"Chambersburg, Pa., 4 June - A train came in about nine o'clock last evening, bringing the Fourteenth Regiment, Col. Johnston, and Fifteenth Regiment, Col. Oakford, both from Lancaster, Pa. The men slept in the cars all night, and will be taken out to their quarters, Camp McClure, early this morning."

Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 5 June, 1861 - Arrival of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Regiments

"Camp Miles, near Chambersburg, Franklin county, Pa., 2 June, 1861 - Col. Owen’s regiment, which left Camp Patterson on Wednesday afternoon, at quarter before five o’clock, arrived at Harrisburg about daybreak the next morning, and after remaining there for a few hours we started for Chambersburg, where we arrived about twelve o’clock, M."

Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 6 June, 1861 - Letter from Camp Miles, Chambersburg

"Chambersburg, 5 June, 1861 - The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Regiments which arrived here the night before last, were not taken to their quarters at Camp Chambers until yesterday afternoon."

Public Ledger (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 6 June, 1861 - Letter from Chambersburg

"Chambersburg, Pa., 10 June - About four miles south of this borough, and on the direct road down the fertile Cumberland valley, which leads you to Hagerstown, lies a camp I have not yet described, Camp Chambers. It is in reality four camps, located apparently upon as many farms, the farthest asunder being nearly a mile apart."

World (New York City, New York County, New York), 12 June, 1861 - From Chambersburg

"The Twenty-fourth Regiment, Colonel Owen, is now the only regiment left at Camp Brady, and it is hourly expecting to move."

Press (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 15 June, 1861 - Letter from Chambersburg

"General Patterson and staff left here this afternoon for Downsville, and it is generally understood that the whole force will cross the river at three points simultaneously tomorrow morning at three o’clock. The points and brigades will be: Fourth Brigade, General Williams, Seventh, Eighth, Tenth and Twentieth Regiments; Fifth Brigade, Colonel Longnecker, Ninth, Thirteenth and Sixteenth Regiments - cross at Williamsport. First Brigade, Colonel C. P. dare, commanding, viz.: Colonel Thomas’ regular cavalry, the Philadelphia City Troop, the Sixth, twenty-first and Twenty-third Regiments - at Falling Waters. The Wisconsin Regiment and Eleventh Pennsylvania Regiment, with Perkins’ Battery will likely cross at the same place. The Second Brigade, General Wynkoop, viz.: First, Second, Third, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Regiments, will cross at Shepherdstown."

Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 2 July, 1861 - Highly important from General Patterson’s command

"Camp Newton, near Bakersville, Md., 29th June, 1861 - Since my last letter, written from Camp Miles, I have had but little time to devote to letter writing. The gallant Twenty-fourth (as we are called) struck their tents on the 15th inst., and marched from old Pennsylvania to Hagerstown, where we arrived at half past nine o’clock P. M. At Greencastle we were kindly treated, and our regiment returned their thanks by giving the citizens nine hearty cheers. Alighting from the cars, we marched to Funkstown, where we encamped a mile to the south of the village, where the First, Second and Third Regiments were encamped."

"We rested upon our arms until two o’clock, when the order came for marching, without music and no talking in the ranks. Our brigade marched to Williamsport, a distance of ten miles."

"On the 20th we were detached from General Wynkoop’s command and attached to General Negley’s, with orders to march for the vicinity of Sharpsburg, where we encamped on 21st, this being the second time that our regiment has been in advance of all other regiments to the enemy’s country. We remained here until the 26th, when we marched close to Bakersville, where the Brigade is now encamped."

"The Second Regiment, Second Brigade, arrived here last night, and are encamped close by."

Philadelphia Inquirer, (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 3 July, 1861 - From Colonel Owen's Regiment

"Company G, of the First Artillery, Regular Army, under the command of Captain Seymour, also passed through. The command was originally from Fort Sumter."

Baltimore Daily Exchange (Baltimore City, Maryland), 10 July, 1861 - Passage of more Federal troops

"Camp Newton, Williamsport, Washington County, Md., 30 June, 1861 - Our regiment, 24th, of Pennsylvania Line, mustered into the United States service as the 2d Regiment of the 2d Brigade, 1st Division, P. M., is now stationed at Camp Newton, Md., 4 miles from Williamsport, and one mile from the Potomac River."

Irish American Weekly (New York City, New York County, New York), 13 July, 1861 – The Pennsylvania 'Irish Brigade'

Books/ Manuscripts

New York in the War of Rebellion, 1861-1865, Volume 4, by Frederick Phisterer

Reminiscences of the war, or, incidents which transpired in and about Chambersburg, during the War of the Rebellion, by J Hoke

A narrative of the campaign in the Valley of the Shenandoah in 1861, by Robert Patterson

History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5, prepared in complience with acts of the legislation, Volume 1, by Samuel P Bates

Notes

The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry arrived at Camp Miles or Brady, M Harchelford's farm, on the Franklin Railroad, three miles south of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 30 May, 1861, and the 14th Pennsylvania Infantry and 15th Pennsylvania Infantry at Camp Cambers or Patterson, C Bitner's farm, on the Franklin Railroad, half a mile west of Conococheague Creek and three miles south of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 4 June, 1861.

Note: The 1st Wisconsin Infantry arrived at Camp Chambers, C Bitner's farm, on the Franklin Railroad, half a mile west of Conococheague Creek and three miles south of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 12 June, 1861, and the 11th Pennsylvania Infantry on 13 June, 1861.

Organisation of Fifth Briagde, Army of Pennsylvania, 11-20 June, 1861: Brigadier General J S Negley, Pennsylvania Volunteers; 14th Pennsylvania Infantry, Colonel J W Johnston; 15th Pennsylvania Infantry, Colonel R A Oakford; 11th Pennsylvania Infantry, Colonel P Jarrett; 1st Wisconsin Infantry, Colonel J C Starkweather

Note: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry and the 15th Pennsylvania Infantry were assigned to the Fifth Brigade, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Brigadier General J S Negley, Pennsylvania Volunteers, by Special Orders No.66, Pragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 10 June, 1861, and the 1st Wisconsin Infantry and the 11th Pennsylvania Infantry by Special Orders No.68, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 11 June, 1861.

Camp Chambers or Patterson, C Bitner's farm, on the Franklin Railroad, three miles south of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, 14th Pennsylvania Infantry & 15th Pennsylvania Infantry, 16 June, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry and the 15th Pennsylvania Infantry were ordered to proceed by the Franklin Railroad to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, in the afternoon on 16 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Negley, on the road to Funkstown, one and a half miles southeast of Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 8 PM the same day.

Note: The 1st Wisconsin Infantry and the 11th Pennsylvania Infantry were ordered to to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 3 AM on 17 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Negley, on the road to Funkstown, one and a half miles southeast of Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 8 AM the same day.

Williamsport & Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, 18 June, 1861: The Fifth Brigade, Army of the Potoamc, was ordered to proceed by the Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, at 1 AM on 18 June, 1861, and arrived at 6 AM the same day. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the Williamsport Turnpike to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 7 PM on 18 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Negley, on the Greencastle & Willaimsport Turnpike, one mile north of Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 10 PM the same day.

Note: The 1st Wisconsin Infantry and the 11th Pennsylvania Infantry were assigned to the Sixth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel J J Abercrombie, 7th United States Infantry, by Special Orders No.76, Paragraph IV, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, on 20 June, 1861 (See the Sixth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Organisation of Fifth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, 20 June, 1861: Brigadier General J S Negley, Pennsylvannia Volunteers; 14th Pennsylvania Infantry, Colonel J W Johnston; 15th Pennsylvania Infantry, Colonel R A Oakford; 24th Pennsylvania Infantry, Colonel J T Owen

Note: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was assigned to the Fifth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, by Special Orders No.76, Paragraph V, Headquarters Department of Pennsylvania, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, on 20 June, 1861.

Camp Negley, on the road to Funkstown, one & a half miles southeast of Hagerstown, to Bakersville, Washington County, Maryland, 14th Pennsylvania Infantry & 15th Pennsylvania Infantry, 20 June, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry and the 15th Pennsylvania Infantry were ordered to proceed by the Hagerstown Turnpike to Bakersville, Washington County, Maryland, in the evening on 20 June, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Newton, in the vicinity of Bakersville, Washington County, Maryland, between 20 and 2 July, 1861.

Camp Cameron, west of Antietam Creek & one mile south of Funkstown, to Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, 24th Pennsylvania Infantry, 21 June, 1861: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, on 21 June, 1861, and was stationed in the vicinity of Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, between 21 and 26 June, 1861.

Note: The Fifth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, was stationed at Camp Newton, in the vicinity of Bakersville, Washington County, Maryland, on 28 June, 1861, and Brigadier General W H Keim, Pennsylvania Volunteers, set up the headquarters of the Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, at Fairplay, one and a half miles north of Bakersville, Washington County, Maryland, between 28 June and 2 July, 1861.

Camp Newton, in the vicinity of Bakersville, to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, 1 July, 1861: The Fifth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, was ordered to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 1 July, 1861.

Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 2-3 July, 1861: The Fifth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, was ordered across the Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, opposite Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, at 3 AM on 2 July, 1861, and arrived by the Hedgesville & Potomac Graded Road at Hoke Run, one south of Hainesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the evening on 2 July, 1861. The Fifth Brigade was ordered to proceed by the Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 10 AM on 3 July, 1861, and arrived at 12 PM the same day.

Note: A section of the 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, and one 6 pounder smoothbore and one 12 pounder howizter, and Captain J H Simpson, United States Corps Topographical Engineers, were assigned to the Fifth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, on 2 July, 1861 (See the United States Army, Department of Washington).

Skirmish at Falling Waters or Hoke Run, one mile south of Hainesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, 15th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company I, 2 July, 1861: A detachment of the 15th Pennsylvania Infantry (46), Company I, was captured by the 1st Virginia Cavalry, Companies A and E, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel J E B Stuart, during a skirmish at Falling Waters or Hoke Run, one mile south of Hainesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 2 July, 1861 (See the 1st Virginia Cavalry).

Organisation of Fifth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, 10 July, 1861: Brigadier General J S Negley, Pennsylvannia Volunteers; 14th Pennsylvania Infantry, Colonel J W Johnston; 15th Pennsylvania Infantry, Colonel R A Qoakford; 9th New York State Militia, Company K, Captain T B Bunting

Note: The 9th New York State Militia, Company K, arrived at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the evening on 9 July, 1861, and was assigned to the Fifth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 10 July, 1861.

Martinsburg, Berkeley County, to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, 15-17 July, 1861: The Fifth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, was ordered to Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 15 July, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the evening the same day. The Fifth Brigade was ordered to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the morning on 17 July, 1861, and arrived via Middleway, Jefferson County, Virginia, the same day.

Charlestown to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry, the 24th Pennsylvania Infantry, and the 9th New York State Militia, Company K, were ordered to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 21 July, 1861.

Note: Major General R Patterson, Pennsylvnia Volunteers, was discharged by General Orders No.46, Paragraph I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 19 July, 1861, dated 27 July, 1861, and the 9th New York State Militia, Company K, was assigned to the Seventh Brigade, Third Division, Army of Pennsylvania, at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 24 July, 1861 (See the Seventh Brigade, Third Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Department of the Shenandoah, 25 July-17 August, 1861

Major General N P Banks, United States Volunteers, was assigned to command the Army of the Pennsylvania, Headquarters in the field, by General Orders No.46, Paragraph II, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 19 July, 1861, and arrived by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Sandy Hook, Washington County, Virginia, at 9 PM on 24 July, 1861. He assumed command of the Department of the Shenadoah at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 25 July, 1861.

Note: Major General J A Dix, United States Volunteers, was assigned to command the Department of Maryland, Headquarters at Baltimore City, Maryland, and the Department of Pennsylvania was renamed the Department of the Shenandoah by General Orders No.46, Paragraph II, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 19 July, 1861 (See the Departments of Maryland and Annapolis).

Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, 24th Pennsylvania Infantry, 28 July, 1861: The 24th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered across the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, at 8 AM on 28 July, 1861.

Note: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry and the 15th Pennsylvania Infantry were ordered to Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, via Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, on 25 July, 1861, and the 24th Pennsylvania Infantry to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, via Baltimore City, Maryland, on 28 July, 1861.

Mustered out, Carlisle, Cumberland County, & Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 14th Pennsylvania Infantry, 15th Pennsylvania Infantry, & 24th Pennsylvania Infantry, 7, 8, & 10 August, 1861: The 14th Pennsylvania Infantry and the 15th Pennsylvania Infantry were mustered out at Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 7 August, 1861, and the 24th Pennsylvania Infantry at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 9 August, 1861.

Note: Major General N P Banks, United States Volunteers, set up his headquarters at Miller's Farm, one mile east of Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 28 July, 1861.

General Orders No.47, Paragragh I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., 25 July, 1861: The counties of Washington and Allegheny in Maryland and such other parts of Virginia as may be covered by the Army in its operations were added to the Department of the Shenandoah; the counties of Pronce George, Montgomery, and Frederick were added to the Department of Washington; the remainder of Maryland and all Pennsylvania and Delaware constituted the Department of Pennsylvania, Headquarters at Baltimore City, Maryland; and the Department of Washington and the Department of Northeastern Virginia, constituted a geographical Division, Headquarters Washington, D. C., by General Orders No.47, Paragragh I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 25 July, 1861.

Note: The Army of the Shenadoah was organised by General Orders No.36, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Department of the Shenandoah, Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 29 July, 1861.

Reports

OFFICIAL REPORT No.5: Series I, Volume 2, (Serial No.2), pp181-182
Brigadier General W H Keim, Pennsylvania Volunteers, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, dated Camp Brown, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 8 July, 1861