213th Regiment Infantry



Field & Staff---Unassigned

Organized at Philadelphia February 4 to March 2, 1865. Moved to Annapolis, Md., March 4. Guard duty at Camp Parole until April. Duty at Frederick, Md., and on line of Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Ordered to Washington, D.C., and duty in northern defenses until November. Mustered out November 18, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 18 by disease.

This regiment was recruited in the city of Philadelphia, and in the counties of Berks, Juniata, and Chester, by the assistance and -under the direction of the Union League Association of that city, and was organized on the 2d of March, 1865, by the selection of the following' field officers:

John A. Gorgas, Colonel
Jacob M. Davis, Lieutenant Colonel
Enos R. Artman, Major

Two days after its organization, it was transferred to Annapolis, Maryland, where it was employed in guarding Camp Parole. A part of the command was subsequently sent to Frederick City, and was detailed for duty on the line of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
Early in April, the regiment was concentrated at Washington, and was posted along the northern defenses of the city, where it remained until the 18th of November, when it was finally mustered out of service.

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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.