20th Regiment Cavalry
(181st Volunteers)
Six Months

Roster

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

K

L

M

 Field & Staff

Organized at Harrisburg June to August, 1863, for six months. March to Greencastle July 7, 1863. Scouting into Maryland and pursuit of Lee July 8-24. Moved to Falling Water and picket shores of the Potomac until August. Ordered to Sir John's Run, W. Va,, and assigned to guard duty on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Companies "F" and "I" at Berkeley Springs. Companies "D" and "E" at Bloomery Gap. Skirmish at Bloomery Gap September 1. Companies "A" and "H" at Great Cacapon Bridge. Skirmish at Bath September 1. Company "C" at Hancock, The five Emergency Companies on duty at Philadelphia, Reading and Pottsville, Pa. Regiment concentrated at Sir John's Run, W. Va., September, 1863. Duty there and at Springfield until December. Scout in Hampshire, Hardy, Frederick and Shenandoah Counties December 7-11 (Detachment). Regiment moved to Harrisburg, Pa., December 24 and mustered out January 7, 1864.

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Source for history & rosters: History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers 1861-1865; prepared in Compliance With Acts of the Legislature, by Samuel P. Bates, A Member of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Volume V, Harrisburg: B. Singerly, State Printer. 1871.