3rd Pennsylvania Infantry
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3rd Pennsylvania Infantry Antietam
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3rd Regiment Pennsylvania
Reserve Corps
32nd Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry
2nd Brigade - 3rd Division - 1st Corps

Arriving on the field on the afternoon of September 16th, Lieut. Col. John Clark. Commanding the Regiment,  immediately deployed eight companies as skirmishers.

When the 2nd Brigade advanced on the morning of September 17th, the Regiment fell into line, and 600 yards South of this point became engaged with Hood's Confederate Division.

Number engaged about 200
Casualties at Antietam
Killed   12
Wounded   34
Total   46

Battles participated in:
Dranesville South Mountain
Mechanicsville Antietam
Gaines Mill Fredericksburg
Charles City Cross Roads Princeton C. H.
Malvern Hills Brushey Mountain
Gainesville Cloyds Mountain
2nd Bull Run New River Bridge
Chantilly Blacksburg

Virtue, Liberty and Independence
Erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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Field & Staff

Organized at Harrisburg April 20, 1861. (Co. "G" the first Company to enter Camp Curtin on April 18.) Moved to Cockeysville, Md., April 20; thence to York, Pa., April 22, and duty there until May 27. At Chambersburg until June 7, and at Funkstown until July 1. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Patterson's Army. Occupation of Martinsburg, Va., July 3. Detached from Brigade and on duty at Williamsport until July 26. Moved to Harrisburg and mustered out July 29, 1861.

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