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215th Pennsylvania Infantry      
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Francis M Dober - Musician   
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Contact Name:  Vince Santana
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Date Added:  12/3/2008
Company E
Thomas Charles Gorman - 2nd Corporal   
Wounded May 5, 1864 in 'Hard Tack Battle' Todds Tavern, VA
Contact Name:  Amy Waltz
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Date Added:  5/1/2006
Company E
Charles H. Townsend - Corporal   
He died 18 Nov 1864 in Andersonville Prison and is buried on site.

183rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry
Organized at Philadelphia December 24, 1863, to March 8, 1864. Ordered to join Army of the Potomac on the Rapidan, Va., and attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1865. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.-Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River, Va., May 4-June 12, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Corbin's Bridge May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom , August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Boydton Plank Road , Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Reconnoissance to Hatcher's Run December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Hatcher's Run or Boydton Road March 30-31. White Oak Road March 31. Sutherland Station April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge, Farmville April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D. C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out July 13, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 92 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 89 Enlisted men by disease. Total 187.
Contact Name:  Juliet Moritz
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Date Added:  6/6/2005
Company H
William James Jones - Private   
William James Jones born Sept 1st, 1843 in Portsmouth Virginia (Son of Harvey and Mary Elizabeth Jones and grandson of Silas and Mary) Joined the confederacy in April 1861, Fought and injured in Picketts Charge in Gettysburg on July 4th, 1863. Transported to hospital in Richmond Va. Returned to active duty in August and then captured in Oct 1863 at Clark's Mountain, Va, Held at Capitol Prison in DC until Dec 18th, 1863 when he was released. Went to Philadelphia and joined the Union on Jan 19th, 1864. Discharged from the Union in September 1865 in Philadelphia.
Contact Name:  Joyce Matthews McQueen
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Date Added:  1/17/2012
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