Contracted typhoid fever at Big Creek Gap, Tenn. May 1862. Cook, as having been “killed by the explosion of a torpedo in front of the enemy's works, May 4, 1862” at Lee's Mill, Virginia, Dunkelberger, Israel (private, Co. D): Sustained “Vulnus Sclopeticum” (gunshot wound); died from that wound at the Union hospital at Annapolis, Maryland on June 4, 1862, English, James C. (private, Co. A): Native of Tipperary County, Ireland; died at a Union hospital in Washington, D.C. from combat-related wounds, Jenkins, Robert (private, Co. A): Discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate of Disability due to battle wounds; died at home from battle wound-related complications, Jones, Benjamin Franklin (1st sergeant, Co. Jan 16, 1862 moved to Cairo via Palmyra. Departing aboard that steamer, they then slowed to pick up officers from the 52nd who were traveling aboard the mailboat Thomas Morgan and a tug. Our shoulders and hip bones made holes in the ground into which they accurately fitted, and so closely were we packed together that when one turned we all had to turn. 52nd Regiment, New York Volunteers Civil War Newspaper Clippings Please see the editor's Note below. The field officers were Colonels John B. Baldwin, John D. Lilley, John D.H. Ross, and Thomas H. Watkins [1] It surrendered at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865. Fifty-Second Pennsylvania, History of Luzerne, Lackawanna and Wyoming Counties, p. 117. 52nd North Carolina Infantry Regimental History - Histories of the Several Regiments from North Carolina in the Great War 1861-65, Volume 3, Written by Members of the Respective Commands, Edited by Walter Clark, Lieutenant Colonel Seventeenth Regiment N.C.T, Published by the State, 1901 View Entire Book In response, Naglee ordered the 104th Pennsylvania to fire obliquely on the enemy while the 52nd Pennsylvania continued its direct fire on CSA troops. Typscript copy. Ordered to move with Smith's men at 10 p.m. that night, Naglee's men (including the 52nd Pennsylvania) then marched 17 miles to reach "Haxall's, on the James River," arriving at 6 a.m., July 1. Companies H, I, and K mustered in at Franklin on March 3, 1864. The Wikipedia article, 52nd Pennsylvania Infantry, (accessed 19 September 2012). "[37], In response to orders from McClellan to Naglee to move his troops into position to support Brigadier-General W. F. Smith's army, Naglee's men were next "in line of battle perpendicular to" those troops by 11 a.m. on June 30 with the "right resting on the main road leading from the White Oak Bridge [and] the left on the swamp, about three-fourths of a mile from the bridge – a portion of the Fifty-second being deployed in the swamp, extending from the brigade to the bridge." 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Corps, to November, 1864. In December 1863, a significant number of men from the regiment then re-enlisted, were each awarded bounty of $400 and a 30-day veteran's furlough, and permitted to return home to Pennsylvania to visit family and friends. 15th regiment ovi; 20th regiment ovi; 30th, 32nd, 33rd regiments ovi; 42nd regular ovi; 46th regiment ovi; 52nd regiment ovi; 64th regimentovi; 81st regiment ovi; 88th regiment ovi; 99th regiment ovi; 192nd regiment ovi; 196th regiment ovi; miscellaneous units; ohio cavalry; ohio national guard; squirrel hunters; other links; civil war index; home Sweeny was commissioned Col. of the 52nd. He helped to form Co. D, was elected lieutenant, and in December of the same year, was promoted to the captaincy. These rosters were compiled by the New York State Adjutant General Office. Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin [edit | edit source] Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. Formed in 1990 and based in Memphis, TN, the 52 nd Regimental String Band has provided Civil War era music and entertainment to audiences from Iowa to Georgia and Virginia to Louisiana. Sgt. WASHINGTON — To most Americans, the sight of armed National Guard troops sleeping in the Capitol Rotunda this past week was shocking and disturbing. History. Found on an eBay auction that ended on September 3, 2006 Styles W. Porter Diary. [11][12], In March 1862, the regiment was assigned to the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, IV Corps of the Army of the Potomac, and on the 28th of that month, moved out with its brigade. [9][10], Ordered into winter quarters, the 52nd Pennsylvania Volunteers were housed in barracks "on Meridian Hill, at Fourteenth street, in the rear of Columbia College," according to Bates. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, United States Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to October, 1864. As such, in Wright’s Brigade, composed of the 8th, 16th, 28th, 38th, 51st/52nd Tennessee Regiments, it participated in the Battle of Chickamauga, September 19-20, 1863. Many of its members were from Augusta County. Company F mustered in on November 12, 1863. Call# VOL 317. Styles W. Porter. From this post, the 52nd Pennsylvanians were subsequently ordered to make periodic raids on South Carolina's Sea Islands, including one raid each at John's, Kiowa and Bull's. Held there for two months, he was then transferred to the CSA Military Prison at Florence, South Carolina (also known as the Florence Stockade). The diversionary tactic successful, the main Union force was able to secure control of the land on Morris Island up to Fort Wagner. I): Captured by Confederates during the attack on Fort Johnson; died in October or November 1864 from scurvy or chronic diarrhea while imprisoned as a POW at the Florence Stockade, South Carolina, Duffy, James (private, Co. F): Captured by Confederates; died September 18, 1864, from typhoid fever while imprisoned as a POW at Andersonville, Georgia, Goodwin, William (private, Co. K): Initially declared missing in action on July 3, 1864, following the attack on Fort Johnson, it was reported by a fellow soldier that Goodwin had been captured by Confederates, and that he died in January 1865 from “ill treatment” while imprisoned as a POW at the Florence Stockade, South Carolina, Klanson/Klauser, Sr., Peter (private, Co. F): Captured by Confederates; died October 4, 1864, while imprisoned as a POW at the Florence Stockade, South Carolina, Long, Charles (private, Co. D): Captured by Confederates during the attack on Fort Johnson; declared missing in action while imprisoned as a POW at Andersonville, Georgia; according to an affidavit filed by his wife (based on information provided to her by an ex-Andersonville POW), Long was weakened by starvation and sickened by scurvy, and died at Andersonville, Miller, Amzi (private, Co. D): Captured by Confederates during the attack at Fort Johnson; died from disease while imprisoned as a POW at Andersonville, Georgia August 13, 1864, Nagle, Samuel (private, Co. D): Captured by Confederates during the attack at Fort Johnson; imprisoned first at James Island, South Carolina, then at Andersonville, Georgia, and then at the Florence Stockade, South Carolina; taken with a group to Goldsborough, North Carolina, he was left behind when he was physically too weak to proceed; pension records state: “Died at Goldsborough. They did while covered by the 52nd Pennsylvania, which then also safely withdrew. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July 1862. He helped to form Co. D, was elected lieutenant, and in December of the same year, was promoted to the captaincy. Diary Aug 1863 - June 1865. [50][51][52], On April 22, the 52nd Pennsylvania was then ordered to Hilton Head, where it remained until being ordered back to Folly Island on June 13. 4th Regiment Cavalry: 5th Regiment Cavalry: 6th Regiment Cavalry: 7th Regiment Cavalry: 8th Regiment Cavalry: 9th Regiment Cavalry: 10th Regiment Cavalry: 11th Regiment Cavalry: 12th Regiment Cavalry: 13th Regiment Cavalry: 14th Regiment Cavalry: 15th Regiment Cavalry: 16th regiment Cavalry: 17th Regiment Cavalry Realizing that their steamer was not suitable for an ocean trip, the regiment's commanding officer then directed the boat to stop at Fort Monroe, where he telegraphed Baltimore to secure a more seaworthy vessel. Battle Unit Details. 116-117. At that point, CSA troops advanced "rapidly in masses to the rear of Nine Mile road," forcing Union troops to retreat, but the 52nd Pennsylvania, "having their line of retreat cut off," were forced to find another route of retreat. Many of its members were drawn from the counties of Habersham, White, Towns, and Fannin. Wounded during the Civil War at Atlanta, Barnes writes of his 1923 auto trip to that city. Feint toward Williamsport and return to Bunker Hill. The 52nd Virginia was organized at Staunton, Virginia, in August 1861. The Civil War × Contact Us. Civil War Index. The 52nd Ohio Infantry Regiment was organized at Camp Dennison near Cincinnati, Ohio in August 1862 and mustered in for three years service under the command of Colonel Daniel McCook, Jr. . Free Pennsylvania Civil War rosters, histories, draft lists, biographies, letters, diaries, & Medal of Honor Recipients. Fifty-Second Regiment, History of Luzerne, Lackawanna and Wyoming Counties, pp. It was partially organized at Rushville, then marched to Indianapolis and was consolidated with the 56th, or railroad regiment. Ohio Historical Society. On February 5, 1865, the 52nd Pennsylvania's John A. Hennessy was advanced in rank in order to fill the leadership vacuum created when Major John Conyngham was imprisoned as a POW. 52nd Infantry Regiment was organized at Atlanta, Georgia, in April, 1862. The regiment was commanded by Colonel Michael G. Harman. At 1 p.m., Gregg's Cavalry joined the Union force with Mink's artillery battery connecting with the group later that afternoon. During this time, leaders of the regiment recruited new men to replace the fallen members of their ranks, and arranged to re-arm their troops with Springfield rifles in preparation for their continued service in South Carolina. Appointed as regimental historian by his former Civil War comrades at their 23rd annual reunion on September 13, 1910, Smith B. Mott, the former regimental quartermaster of the 52nd Pennsylvania Volunteers, was also authorized that same day to compile the organization's history. From the first of two War Department markers on Early’s Brigade on the Antietam battlefield: On the night of the 16th, Early’s Brigade bivouacked in the farm lane on the left of Jackson’s Division and in the Dunkard Church woods, between this point and the Church. Jan 24, moved to Smithland. Halting their march until daylight, they were able to drive the CSA pickets and their cavalry support back to Secessionville. [72], Siege of Yorktown, Lee's Mill, Virginia, early May 1862[73], Battle of Seven Pines (also known as the Battle of Fair Oaks), Virginia, May 30 to June 1, 1862[74], Attack on Fort Johnson, South Carolina, July 3, 1864[75]. Images (0) Videos (0) Audio (0) Map (0) FAQs (0) Facts (0) Quotes (0) Timeline (0) Links (0) Suggested Reading; Roster; Author: Mike Mangus, The Ohio State University Published: January 24, 2014 Updated: January 24, 2014. Upon reaching Folly Island, the 52nd Pennsylvanians were on hand to witness the ill-fated, but intensely courageous, July 16, 1863 assault by the 54th Massachusetts on Fort Wagner, later recounted in the 1989 Academy Award-winning film, Glory. Diary Aug 1863 - June 1865. By 7 p.m., Naglee's troops had successfully destroyed the railroad bridge, enabling his army to withdraw and bivouac on high ground near the White Oak Swamp Bridge.