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History of Cambria County, V.2

278 HISTORY OF CAMBRIA COUNTY.
Second Brigade per Special Orders No. 40, paragraph V, dated Feb. 25.
    March 29. Regiment broke camp in front of Petersburg, Va., was engaged in skirmish at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., then moved to Mahone's Bridge, Stony Creek, to picket till April 1.
    April 1. Regiment crossed Stony Creek, Va., near Dinwiddie Court House.
    April 5. Was engaged in battle at Amelia Springs, Va.
    April 7. Engaged in battle at Farmville, Va.
    April 9. Engaged in battle at Appomattox Court House.
    May 22. 21st Pennsylvania (Co. F) moved to Lynchburg from Appomattox Court House. Details of the command performing duty as provost guard in the following counties : Appomattox, Campbell, Amherst, Bedford, Nelson and Franklin.

    Gen. C. H. Smith to Gen. Kelton :
Petersburg, Va., May 11, 1865.
    The Second Brigade. Col. Young commanding, composed of the 4th, 8th, 16th and 21st Pennsylvania Regiments, went to Lynchburg. * * *
Military Division of the James,
Richmond, Va., May 12, 1865.
    The * * * 21st Pennsylvania Calvary * * * are hereby detached and are assigned to duty in the Department of Virginia. By order of
MAJ.-GEN H. W. HALLECK.

THE ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY-SECOND PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY,
COL. WILLIAM W. STEWART.

    Capt. William A. Mackin's Company G of Johnstown was a part of this regiment. It was originally the 20th Pennsylvania Militia, and had fourteen companies, using every letter from A to P, inclusive, excepting J and O. It served for a short time in 1862 and 1863. In 1864 it was reorganized and served for a hundred days.
    Capt. Mackin's Company G was not mustered in until February, 1865, and was mustered out August 24, 1865. It was assigned for duty in the Shenandoah Valley, and covered the territory between the Potomac river and Staunton, Virginia. There was no fighting of any moment in the valley during this time. Below is its roster :

FIELD AND STAFF OFFICERS.

  • Col. Wm. W. Stewart ; must. out with regt., Aug. 24, 1865.
  • Lieut.-Col. Thos. M'Leester ; prom. from capt. Co. A, April 24, 1865 ; must. out with regt. Aug 24, 1865.
  • Maj. Wm. F. Johnston ; prom from capt. Co. B, April 21, 1865; must. out with regt., Aug. 24, 1865.


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