41st Infantry Regiment

41st Infantry Regiment

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FORTY-FIRST REGIMENT INFANTRY
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Commanding Officer
Colonel Llewellyn F. Haskell

This regiment left Camp William Penn October 18th, 1864 proceeding to the vicinity of Richmond, there being attached to Hinck’s Division, Tenth Corps. The regiment remained with the Army of the Potomac until May 25th, 1865 being then sent by sea to join the Twenty-fifth Corps in Texas, where it was engaged on guard and patrol duty. In September, 1865, the ”41st” was reduced to a battalion of four companies. It was mustered out at Brownsville, November 10th, and disbanded at Philadelphia on December 14th, 1865.

Battles and Services

  • Deep Bottom, before Richmond
  • Pair Oaks (October 27th, 28th, 1864)
  • Picket duty at Chaffin’s Farm
  • Hatcher’s Run
  • Fall of Petersburg
  • Pursuit of Lee
  • Appomattox Court House
  • Duty at Erlenburg, Texas