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[This is a rough first draft. I hope to add more information to these entries, and would like to add maps eventually, but haven't decided how to do that.]
Aldie, Virginia
The 91st camped near Aldie on 20 June 1863 or 22 June 1863, on the way to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Alexandria, Virginia
The 91st was assigned to Alexandria from 27 April 1862, relieving the 88th PA. Colonel Gregory was the acting Military Governor, and Captain Sinex was the Provost Marshal, of Alexandria. They remained at Alexandria until 21 August 1862. Alexandria was also a place of great temptation! Alexandria was also the site of a Convalescent Camp, at which some men were detailed. Items were stored there; see 15 Aug 64. Some were stored in warehouses 33 and 35, Union Street; see 23 Nov 64
Some men were court-martialed there.
People travelling between Washington and the Army of the Potomac often [usually?] went through Alexandria. The 91st went through Alexandria on their way to Philadelphia for veterans' furlough on 2 Jan 64, arriving by common platform car, and leaving by steamer for Washington. They returned by boat from Washington at 3 PM on 4 Mar 64, and left at 7 AM on 5 Mar 64. Francis Gregory arrived at Alexandria with 40 recruits on 29 Apr 64, and left on 2 May 64. And Col Gregory was ordered on 28 May 64 to take his provisional battalion and three companies of recruits at Alexandria to Port Royal.
Allen's Mill, Cold Harbor
The 91st reached near Allen's Mill on 5 June 64.
Anacostia Bridge
Bridge across the East Branch of the Potomac River, from Washington DC to Anacostia. Company E was ordered to relieve the guard there on 1 March 1862.
Andersonville Prison
Several men from the 91st were captured and held in Andersonville Prison, and some died there.
Annandale
The regiment was escorting a wagon train to Fairfax Court House, on 28 August 1862. When they reached Annandale, they were ordered to return.
Annapolis Maryland
see Camp Parole
Antietam River
The Battle of Antietam was fought at Sharpsburg, on Antietam Creek. The 91st arrived the day after the battle was over, though both armies were still present and unsure of the others' intentions, on 17 September 1862. The 91st stayed there (except for the reconnaissance to Leetown) until 30 October 1862
The 91st camped near Antietam Creek on 10 July 1863.
Appnia Creek
Several men were sent to guard a general's private baggage at Appnia Creek on 16 May 63.
Appomattox Court House
The 91st had nearly reached Appomattox Court House on 9 Apr 65, and then was placed beyond it after Lee's surrender.
Appomattox Creek
The 91st was part of the group that received the Confederate guns on 10 Apr 65; they had their right on Appomattox Creek.
Aquia Creek
In the middle of November 1862, the 91st camped at Stoneman's Switch, on the Aquia Creek Railroad
Bailey's Cross Roads
near Alexandria. The 91st camped there after 4 May 65. They camped near Alexandria until 10 July 65
Baltimore, Maryland
They arrived in Baltimore at midnight on 2 Mar 64, on their way back to the army from veterans' leave, and left at 10 AM. They left Baltimore for Philadelphia on 11 Jul 65.
Baltimore Railroad Depot, Philadelphia Pennsylvania
The 91st embarked there for Chester after their Veterans' furlough, on 16 Feb 64.
Banks Ford (on the Rappahannock River)
From 13 Apr 63 to 25 Apr 63, the left wing of the regiment went to Banks Ford. They picketed the crossings and approaches. They rarely saw the Confederates.

The 91st marched from Chancellorsville toward Banks Ford on 1 May 63, for several miles.

Bealton
The 91st went into camp at Bealton on 10 Dec 63. Many reenlisted as Veteran Volunteers there. They left on 27 Dec 63.
Berlin
The 91st camped between Petersville and Berlin on 16 July 1863, as part of the pursuit of Lee after Gettysburg.
Bethesda Church
The 91st fought in the Battle at Bethesda Church, beginning 1 June 64
Beverly Ford
on the Rappahannock River. The 91st was camped at Beverly Ford from 3 August 1863 apparently through 15 September 1863. They moved to Beverly Ford on 12 Oct 63, and returned on 14 Oct 63.
Big Pipe Creek
The 91st camped on Big Pipe Creek on 30 June 1863, along the Westminster-Gettysburg turnpike.
Bladensburg
A city to the northeast of Washington DC. When the 91st was first sent to Washington, they went to Camp Stanton, on the Bladensburg Turnpike.
Blue Ridge
The movement from Antietam to Falmouth partly went south along the east side of the Blue Ridge; see 30 October 1862
Bonaughtown
The 91st rested there about midnight on 2 July 1863, having marched about 20 miles toward Gettysburg.
Boonesboro
The 91st went through Boonesboro, after crossing South Mountain, in June 1863, on the way to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; shoes were issued there.
The 91st marched to near Boonesboro on 9 July 1863.
Bottom's Bridge
The 91st advanced toward Bottom's Bridge on 30 May 64. They halted 1 mile from it on 11 Jun 64.
Boydton Plank Road
engagement began 27 Oct 64. in action there on 31 Mar 65.
Brandy Station
The 91st spent the night at Brandy Station on 16 September 1863. They were in an engagement there on 11 Oct 63 And they returned on 13 Oct 63.
They marched there on 30 Apr 64.
Bristoe Station
The 91st went at the double-quick to Bristoe Station when the 2nd Corps was attacked there on 14 Oct 63.
Bristow
John McConnell (E) detailed at Bristow 6 Mar 64
Bull Run
The 91st marched to the old Bull Run battlefield on 19 Oct 63.
Burkeville Junction
started for Burkeville Junction Apr 65
Burkittsville, Maryland
The 91st marched to Burkittsville on 15 July 1863, as part of the pursuit of Lee after Gettysburg.
Burksville
The 91st reached Burksville on 15 Apr 65. (see also pension application, Maria E widow of Martin Imler)
Camp Cadwalader, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
William Redheffer was assigned to General Gibbon's hq there on 1 Mar 64
Henry Erdman and John Donnell wrote from there on 12 July 1865
see also 'An urgent appeal from the soldiers', Philadelphia Press, 12 October 1863, page 2
Camp Chase
along Ridge Avenue Railroad, by Schuylkill River, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; initial camp of Colonel Gregory's regiment, August-December 1861. Charles Henry later described it as 'a sort of Hollow[,] a low ground[,] which unfortunately had been selected for the Camp', and claimed that 'the weather during the time [the regiment camped there] was Excessively bad'
Camp Distribution, Virginia
William Lachlin alias James Howard was sent there in September 1862 after having been caught, having deserted
Camp Edwards
on Islington Lane, across from Odd Fellows' Cemetery, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; initial camp of Colonel Wallace's regiment; named after President of Ridge Avenue Railroad
Camp Parole
Annapolis, Maryland. Thomas Walter and others were taken there after having been exchanged in November 1862. The 11 men of co.E captured at the Battle of Fredericksburg were held there; 1 deserted there; 9 returned to the regiment on 19 May 1863; I don't know what happened to the other one.
Camp Stanton
On the Bladensburg Turnpike, north of Washington DC. The 91st camped there 21 January 1862. [see 'Letter from the Ninety-first' (Philadelphia Inquirer 5 February 1862, page 2), and letter, Henry G Mathes to his mother, 28 January 1862; also described briefly in letter, William Henry Johnson to his parents, 11 Feb 1862]
Camp Wade
Near Alexandria, Virginia. The regiment was there on 4 September 1862.
Camp Wipple, Virginia
The regiment was there on 11 September 1862.
Carroll Hill Barracks
At least some companies of the 91st were stationed at Carroll (Hill?) Barracks in March and April 1862. Elias Swire left there on 18 April 1862. Andrew Brown (C) notes in a letter dated 14 April 1862 that they were encamped there, and that 'it is the Residence and Property of the grand daughter of Charles Carroll one of the Sighners [sic] of the declaration of Independance [sic].
Catlett's Station
On the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. The 91st went there after Mount Holly Church, on 8 June 1863, on the way to Gettysburg PA. John F Casner wrote a certificate at a "blockhouse near Catlitts Station" on 23 March 1864 (though the last digit of the year is not clear)
Cedar Run
1 officer and 76 enlisted men of the 91st were on duty east of Cedar Run on 13 Mar 64
Cemetery Hill
near Petersburg VA. The 91st was exposed to fire from guns on Cemetery Hill around 4 Aug 64.
Central Guard House, Washington DC
See Central guard house.
Centreville
The 91st marched along the Orange and Alexandria Railroad near Centreville on 16 June 1863. They reached high ground near Centreville about 2 am on 15 Oct 63, and reached Centreville later that morning. They returned on 17 Oct 63.
Chancellorsville
see also Hunting Creek
site of a battle in May 1863. The 3rd division (including the 91st) arrived on 1 May 63. The 91st returned to the Chancellor House on 3 May 63, and was then posted at the intersection of the Chancellorsville and United States Ford roads.
Charles City Court House
The 91st reached a field near Charles City Court House on 13 Jun 64. They joined the second brigade first division there on 15 Jun 64, and then marched toward the James River.
Chester, Pennsylvania
The 91st went through Chester on 16 Feb 64, on their way to the rendezvous at Upland. They left Chester for the Army on 2 Mar 64.
Chester Hospital
Col Gregory assigned to command Chester Hospital while it was a rendezvous, on 18 Feb 64; see also 31 Mar 64
Chickahominy
The brigade moved toward Chickahominy on 7 May 64. They crossed the Chickahominy at the Long Bridge on 13 Jun 64.
Chieves farm
The 91st halted at the Chieves Farm, near Petersburg, on 21 Jun 64. They returned to their camp 1/2 mile east of Chieves' house on 24 Jun 64, and then moved to about 2 miles south of it, near the Jerusalem Plank Road.
Church Road Crossing
see South Side Railroad
City Point
Thomas Walter and others were taken there from Libby Prison, to be exchanged, in November 1862.
The Fifth Corps had a hospital there in Sep 64.
Cloud's Mill, Virginia
Site of encampment starting 21 August 1862, when the regiment joined the 5th Corps, Army of the Potomac.
Cold Harbor
The 91st fought in the Battle of Cold Harbor, beginning 1 June 64. They arrived at Cold Harbor on 6 June 64.
Columbia College
The 1st brigade, 3rd division (including the 91st) formed there about midnight of 12 September 1862.
Creagerstown
The 91st marched through Creagerstown in July 1863.
Culpeper
On 12 September 1863, the 91st received a circular from army headquarters about a reconnaissance to Culpepper Court House. They marched beyond Culpeper on 17 September 1863. They stayed through 10 October 1863. They returned the next day, and left on 12 October 63
They left Culpepper for Germanna Ford on 3 May 64.
Culpepper Ford, on the Rapidan River
Fifth Corps crossed there 26 Nov 63
Cuyler Hospital, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
On 2 October 1863, Thomas Crozier (H) was attached to Cuyler Hospital
Daily's Crossroads
The regiment marched from Burksville Station to Daily's Crossroad in April 1865 (pension application, Maria E widow of Martin Imler)
Davis House
near Petersburg Virginia. The 91st charged, captured, and burned it on 8 Oct 64.
Dabney's Mills
battle began 6 Jan 65. 91st advanced near Dabney's Mill on 30 Mar 65.
Delaware Mills
The 91st may have camped at Delaware Mills on 10 July 1863 [perhaps Roxbury Mills]
Devil's Den
west of Little Round Top, near Gettysburg PA. The 91st came under fire from Confederate sharpshooters stationed there, on 2 to 3 July 1863, during the battle of Gettysburg.
Edge Hill Seminary
The 91st halted at Edge Hill Seminary on 21 May 64.
Edward's Ferry
The 91st crossed the Potomac River at Edward's Ferry, in June 1863, on the way to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Ely's Ford (on the Rapidan River)
The Third Division (including the 91st) moved to Ely's Ford after crossing at Kelly's Ford, on 29 Apr 63, arriving on the 30th, and crossing the Rapidan there.
Emmitsburg
The 91st marched through Emmitsburg in July 1863.
Emmitsburg Road
near Gettysburg PA. The 91st used Emmitsburg Road to march away from Gettysburg on 5 July 1863
Fair Oaks, Virginia
Samuel Wilson allegedly received a saber cut to the head during a charge at Fair Oaks, VA, apparently by July 1862
Fairfax Seminary Hospital
in Alexandria VA. several men were sent there with sore feet on 17 June 1863.
Fairfax Court House, Virginia
The 91st was detailed to accompany a wagon train to Fairfax on 28 August 1862. Company A was so far ahead of the regiment that they could easily have been picked off. They marched near Fairfax Court House on 15 Oct 63. They returned on 18 Oct 63.
Fairfax Road
The 91st marched on Fairfax Road on 15 Oct 63.
Fairville
The 91st marched through Fairville on 25 July 1863.
Falmouth, Virginia
The 91st was part of the movement on Falmouth during the first half of November 1862. They camped near Falmouth through 27 April 1863.
Farmville
stopped for the night near Farmville in Apr 65, where they heard about Lincoln's assassination.
Fort Ellsworth
One of the forts ringing Washington DC, near Alexandria, Virginia. see 29 August 1862
Five Forks
The 91st participated in the battle of Five Forks, which began on 1 Apr 65
Fort Albany
earthwork in Alexandria County Virginia (now Arlington County Virginia). regiment was near Fort Albany beginning 16 May 1865
Fort Delaware
place William Lachlin alias James Howard (I) was sentenced to be confined at hard labor for 3 years, for 2 counts of desertion and 1 count of violating the 22nd Article of War by reenlisting without having been discharged
Fort Hell
The 91st captured the position on which Fort Hell was later built, near Petersburg, on 21 Jun 64.
Fort Prescott
The 91st began work on Fort Prescott on 6 July 64.
Fort Stevenson

(1) The 91st encamped at Fort Stevenson on 1 September 1862.

(2) near Petersburg VA. The 91st returned to its position at Fort Stevenson after the Dec 64 raid on the Weldon Railroad.

Fortress Monroe
Thomas Walter and others were taken there after having been exhanged in November 1862.
Fox's Gap, South Mountain
The 91st crossed South Mountain at Fox's Gap on 8 July 1863.
Franklin Square Barracks
(in or near Washington DC) The 91st was assigned there on 19 March 1862. Elias Swire left there on 28 March 1862
Frederick, Maryland
Humphrey's division was preparing to defend Frederick on 17 September 1862, when they were ordered to go to Antietam.
The 91st camped near Frederick until 28 June 1863, on the way to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Fredericksburg, Virginia
The 91st fought in the battle there from 12 to 16 December 1862. Company E was left behind, but almost all of them made it across the Rappahannock River safely.
Frizellburg
The 5th corps (including the 91st) marched through Frizellburg on the way from Liberty to Union Mills, on 30 June 1863.
Funkstown
The 91st advanced near Funkstown on 11 July 1863.
Galt House
See Myers' House.
Germanna Ford, on the Rapidan River
The 91st recrossed the Rapidan at Germanna Ford on 2 Dec 63.
The 91st (and their division) crossed the Rapidan at Germanna Ford on 4 May 64.
Germanna plank road
see Wilderness Farm
Germantown Hospital
George Kite (G) was absent sick there on 30 Mar 64
Gettysburg, PA
site of a battle from 1 to 3 July 1863. The 91st arrived about 8 am on the 2nd.
Girard House, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA
regimental headquarters in November 1861 [see 'Ninety-first regiment, Pennsylvania volunteers' Philadelphia Press Wednesday 27 November 1861, page 2]
Gold Mine Ford
perhaps Culpepper Ford; see Walter's description of the crossing on 26 Nov 63
Goose Creek
The 91st camped on Goose Creek on 20 July 1863, as part of the pursuit of Lee after Gettysburg.
Gordonsville
Thomas Walter and others were taken there after having been captured in November 1862.
Gordonsville Railroad
The 91st rested near the Gordonsville Railroad on 24 May 64.
Gravelly Run
The battle began 29 Mar 65.
Guiney's Station
The brigade marched 12 miles to Guiney's Station on 20 or 21 May 64.
Gum Spring, VA
The 91st went camped near Gum Spring on 18 June 1863, on the way to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Hanover Junction
The 91st marched toward Hanover Junction on 21 May 64.
Happy Valley
The 91st went to Harper's Ferry through Happy Valley in October November 1862.
Harper's Ferry
The 91st went to Harper's Ferry during the move to Falmouth Virginia in October or November 1862.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
At least one man was detailed for duty at Harrisburg.
Hanover, PA
The 91st arrived there on 1 July 1863, and left for Gettysburg in the evening.
Hanovertown
The brigade crossed the Pamunkey River near Hanovertown on 28 May 64.
Hatcher's Run
battle began 27 Oct 64 battle began 5 Jan 65. The 91st was at Hatcher's Run on 8 Mar 65.
Haymarket
The 91st marched through Haymarket on 20 Oct 63.
Hicksford
The attack on Weldon Railroad on 7 Dec 64 reached nearly to Hicksford.
Hope Church
near Parker's Store. Fifth Corps infantry deployed beyond Hope Church on 27 Nov 63
Hospital Point Lookout [?], Maryland
William Griffin (K) deserted from there
Hunting Creek
three miles from Chancellorsville. The 3rd division (including the 91st) bivouacked there on 30 Apr 63.
James River
The division reached the James River on 14 June 64. The 91st marched to within one mile of the James River on 15 Jun 64. The 91st crossed the James River at Wilcox's Landing on 16 Jun 64, by steam transport.
Jarratt's Station, on Weldon Railroad
The 91st struck there on 7 Dec 64
Jericho Ford
The 91st crossed the North Anna at Jericho Ford on 23 May 64.
Jerusalem Plank Road
The 91st camped on Jerusalem Plank Road in Jun 64. The left wing was sent out as skirmishers to the right of the Jerusalem Plank Road on 21 Jun 64. They fought an engagement there on 21 and 23 Jun 64. They moved near there to support the 6th Corps on 24 Jun 64.
Johnsville
The 5th corps (including the 91st) marched through Johnsville on the way from Liberty to Union Mills, on 30 June 1863.
Kearneysville
About 6 miles past Shepherdstown. The 91st and the rest of the division halted at Kearneysville on 16 October 1862, and then went past Shepherdstown to Leestown on 17 October.
Kelly's Ford (on the Rappahannock River)
The Third Division, including the 91st, crossed the Rappahannock at Kelly's Ford on 29 Apr 63, at the beginning of the Chancellorsville campgain. They crossed the Rappahannock at Kelly's Ford on 8 Nov 63, and recrossed it on 2 Dec 63.
Kettle Run
The 91st stayed at Kettle Run from 3 Dec 63 to 10 Dec 63.
Laurel Hill
The 91st reached Laurel Hill on 8 May 64, after a forced march, and fought a battle there.s
Leestown, West Virginia
The 91st was part of a reconnaissance to Leestown on 16 to 17 October 1862
Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia
Thomas Walter and others were taken there after having been captured in November 1862.
Liberty, MD
The regiment marched from Frederick to Liberty on 29 June 1863.
Little River
The brigade went into position in front of the enemy at Little River, near the Virginia Central Railroad, on 25 May 64.
Little Round Top
south of Gettysburg, PA. The 91st was placed there from 2 to 3 July 1863, during the battle of Gettysburg.
Long Bridge
A bridge between Washington DC and Alexandria; a major route for southward travel, guarded by the 91st while they were assigned to Washington DC (more information)
Long Bridge [across Chickahominy]
The 91st crossed the Chickahominy at Long Bridge (a pontoon bridge) at daylight on 13 June 64.
Lovettsville, Virginia
The 91st camped near Lovettsville on 17 July 1863, as part of the pursuit of Lee after Gettysburg.
Manassas Gap
The Fifth Corps (with the 91st) bivouacked at Manassas Gap on 23 July 1863, and left on 25 July.
Manassas Plains
The 91st was deployed as flankers, reaching Manassas Plains on 14 Oct 63.
Mangohick Church
The 91st halted about 1 mile from Mangohick Church on 27 May 64.
Mannassas Junction
on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. The 91st went through Manassas Junction on 16 June 1863, on the way to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Marsh Creek
The 91st camped at Marsh Creek on 5 July 1863.
Mattapony
The 91st crossed the Mattapony on 21 May 64.
McClellan Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Men from the 91st were treated there. At least one, Freedman Kneedler (E) deserted from there.
Mechanicsville Pike
The 91st crossed Mechanicsville Pike on 1 Jun 64, and recrossed it on 2 Jun 64.
Meredian Hill
Just north of Washington DC. The regiment halted there in mid-September 1862, joining Humphrey's division. To enable the men to march faster, their knapsacks were deposited there about 12 September 1862. They never received them.
Middleburg
The 91st moved from Snicker's Gap to near Warrenton through Middleburg and White Plains on 5 November 1862
Middletown, Maryland
The 91st camped near Middletown on 8 July 1863.
Mine Run
See the Mine Run campaign beginning 26 Nov 63. The 91st was in front of Mine Run beginning 29 Nov 63.
Monocacy Depot
Near Frederick Maryland. Humphrey's Division (including the 91st PA) arrived there on 16 September 1862, on their way to protect Frederick.
Mount Holly Church
The regiment arrived at Mount Holly Church at 4 am on 8 June 1863, and left at 7 am. They fall back to Mount Holly Church on 9 June 1863.
Mount Hope
Thomas Walter and others crossed the Blue Ridge there after having been captured in November 1862.
Mountain Run
The 91st arrived at Mountain Run on 10 Nov 63, and built quarters, remaining until 24 Nov 63.
Myers Hill/House
also known as the Galt House. near Spottsylvania Court House. dominated new Fifth Corps position. The 91st and the 140th NY took it on 14 May 64. A brigade of the Sixth Corps relieved them, but then lost the hill. The 91st and others retook it.
New Baltimore
They halted between New Baltimore and Warrenton on 7 November 1862. They marched to New Baltimore on 20 Oct 63.
Norfold and Petersburg Railroad
see Suffold and Petersburg Railroad
North Anna
The 91st forded the North Anna on 21 May 64 and [?] 23 May 64, and recrossed it, moving south, on 25 May 64.
Old Capital Prison, Washington DC
see Old Capital Prison
Old Church
The 91st fought an engagement at Old Church on 29 May 64. They were apparently still near there on 31 May 1864 (see co. B, monthly return, May 1864).
Orange and Alexandria Railroad
see Manassas Junction and Centreville
Orange and Fredericksburg plank road
see Wilderness Farm. On 27 Nov 63, the Fifth Corps was not to pass the road from Raccoon Ford and the Orange and Fredericksburg plank road.
Orleans, Virginia
The 91st camped near Orleans on 25 July 1863, on their way to Warrenton.
Pamunkey River
Th brigade crossed the Pamunkey River near Hanovertown on 28 May 64.
Parker's Store
Fifth Corps was ordered to march there 26 Nov 63; arrived 27 Nov 63. They returned on 5 May 64, as part of the Battle of the Wilderness.
Parole Camp
see Camp Parole
Peeble's Farm
battle began on 30 Sep 64.
Petersburg
The 91st participated in the siege of Petersburg, beginning 16 Jun 64. They bivouacked about 3 miles south of Petersburg that night, attacking the next day.
Petersburg and Lynchburg Railroad
The 91st marched along the Petersburg and Lynchburg Railroad on 15 Apr 65.
Petersburg Railroad
Thomas Walter and others went from Libby Prison to City Point by this railroad after having been captured in November 1862.
Petersburg Road
The 91st advanced up the Petersburg Road in Jun 64.
Petersville, Maryland
The 91st marched to Petersville on 16 July 1863, as part of the pursuit of Lee after Gettysburg.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The 91st was originally formed at Philadelphia.
They also collected conscripts there (see 22 July 1863).
They returned there on 8 Jan 64 for their veterans' furlough.
Many men were recruited there, even later in the war (see for example 22 Feb 64).
They arrived in Philadelphia on 12 July 65.
Philadelphia Wilmington & Baltimore RR
Joseph Sinex applied for a train at their office, to take the 91st to the Army, on 1 Mar 64
Poolesville, Maryland
The 91st went through Manassas Junction in June 1863, on the way to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Poplar Grove Church
battle began on 30 Sep 64.
Port Royal
On 28 May 64, Col Gregory was ordered to take his provisional battalion and three companies of recruits at Alexandria to Port Royal.
Potomac Creek
regiment was camped near there on 28 May 63
Potomac River
see also Anacostia Bridge, and Long Bridge.
the 91st crossed the Potomac on 17 July 1863, as part of the pursuit of Lee after Gettysburg.
Prince George Court House
The 91st advanced to Prince George Court House in Jun 64.
Prospect Church
The 91st encamped in a woods near Prospect Church on 11 June 64.
Purcellville, Virginia
The 91st camped near Purcellville on 19 July 1863, as part of the pursuit of Lee after Gettysburg.
Quaker Run
The 91st went about twelve miles on Quaker Road, driving the Confederates, on 29 Mar 65.
Raccoon Ford, on the Rapidan River
On 10 Oct 63, the 91st marched from Culpeper to Raccoon Ford. On 27 Nov 63, the Fifth Corps was not to pass the road from Raccoon Ford and the Orange and Fredericksburg plank road.
Rapahannock River
See also Banks' Ford, Kelly's Ford, Rappahannock Station, United States Ford, and Beverly Ford.
Fredericksburg Virginia is on the Rapahannock. The Army of the Potomac (including the 91st PA) bivouacked near it on 11 December 1862, and crossed it at the beginning and end of the Battle of Fredericksburg.
Rapidan River
see also Culpepper Ford, Ely's Ford, Germanna Ford, Raccoon Ford
Rappahannock Station
The 91st marched to Rappahannock Station on 12 Oct 63.
After 19 October 1863, the 91st marched to Rappahannock Station, where they charged the Confederate line, and captured forts with prisoners and guns. They returned on 7 Nov 63.
The 91st crossed the Rappahannock at Rappahannock Station on 30 Apr 64.
Rectortown [or Rectorville], Virginia
The 91st camped near Rectortown on 22 July 1863, as part of the pursuit of Lee after Gettysburg.
Richardson's Ford
The 91st marched from Chancellorsville toward Richardson's Ford on 1 May 63.
Richmond, Virginia
see also Libby Prison.
The 91st moved away from Richmond on 11 Jun 64. After crossing the Chickahominy, they marched toward Richmond, beginning 13 Jun 64. The 91st marched there on 4 May 65.
Richmond and Fredericksburg Railroad
The regiment took the Richmond and Fredericksburg Railroad on 21 May 64, passing Guiney's Station.
Robertson's Tavern
The 91st bivouacked at Robertson's Tavern on 28 Nov 63. Some members of co.A put on a burlesque of German opera there.
Rock Creek
near Gettysburg, PA. Initial site of the 91st's brigade on 2 July 1863.
Roxbury Mills
The 91st may have camped at Roxbury Mills on 10 July 1863 [perhaps Delaware Mills]
Sailor's Creek
The 91st built breastworks there during Apr 65. They drove the Confederates there on 4 Apr 65.
St Mary's Church
The 91st marched by St Mary's Church in June 64, leaving on 14 Jun 64.
Sharpsburg
The 91st arrived with Humphrey's division on 17 September 1862. The 91st stayed there (except for the reconnaissance to Leetown) until 30 October 1862; see Antietam.
Shenandoah River
The 91st crossed the Shenandoah River during the move to Falmouth in October or November 1862.
Shepherdstown
The 91st was part of a skirmish with the Confederates at Shepherdstown on 16 October 1862.
Six Mile House
near Petersburg Virginia. engagement began 18 Aug 64.
Smithfield
A small force investigated Smithfield on 16 October 1862, while the rest of the force waited at Leestown.
Snicker's Gap
The 91st bivouacked near Snicker's Gap on 2 November 1862. The headquarters wagon was captured there, and several members of the 91st were captured trying to recover it (see Walter's account and two Confederate accounts).
Snickersville
small town near the road leading through Snicker's Gap. Thomas Walter and others were captured there on 13 Nov 63, when they tried to recover the regimental wagon.
South Mountain
The 91st crossed South Mountain in June 1863, on the way to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
The 91st crossed South Mountain at Fox's Gap on 8 July 1863.
South Mountain
The movement to Falmouth, Virginia in October or November 1862 went by the base of South Mountain.
South Side Railroad
The 91st struck the South Side Railroad at Church Road Crossing on 3 Apr 65
Spottsylvania Court House
The 91st was part of the battle there, from 8 May 64 through 21 May 64.
Squirrel Level Road
division returned to camp near Squirrel Level Road on 28 Oct 64
Stoneman's Switch, Virginia
In the middle of November 1862, the third division (including the 91st PA) camped at Stoneman's Switch, on the Aquia Creek railroad (which transported Union Army supplies).

They relieved the 32nd Mass there on 28 May 63, guarding the railroad from the station to Potomac Bridge.

The regiment was camped near Stoneman's Switch from 1 June 63 through 4 June 63, when they moved to US Ford.

Suffold and Petersburg Railroad
Captured by the 91st on 18 Jun 64.
Sumner's Bridge
The brigade halted near Sumner's Bridge on 7 Jun 64.
Sutherland Station SSRR Virginia
regiment was near it from 26 April apparently through 2 May 1865
Thoroughfare Gap
The regiment halted near Thoroughfare Gap on 20 June 1863.
Three Mile Station
see Warrenton Branch Railroad
Todd's Corner
The 91st passed cavalry at Todd's Corner, in the Battle of the Wilderness, on 7 May 64.
Todd's Tavern
The 91st arrived at Todd's Tavern at 7 AM on 8 May 64.
Union Mills
The 91st went to Union Mills on 30 June 1863, on the way to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Union
The 5th corps (including the 91st) marched through Union on the way from Liberty to Union Mills, on 30 June 1863.
United States Ford (on the Rappahannock River)
From 13 Apr 63 to 25 Apr 63, the right wing of the regiment went to United States Ford. They picketed the crossings and approaches. They rarely saw the Confederates.

The 91st was posted at the intersection of the Chancellorsville and United States Ford roads on 5 May 63, and then crossed the Rappahannock at United States Ford on 6 May 63.

The 91st was transferred to United States Ford on 4 June 1863, and remained for several days, apparently through 13 June 1863.

Upland, Pennsylvania
site of the general rendezvous for reenlisted veterans in eastern PA. The 91st arrived 16 Feb 64. Many men took informal leaves (i.e., were absent without leave). Col Gregory commanded the post, and Tayman was post adjutant. They were late leaving for the front.
Utica
The 91st reached Utica on 7 July 1863.
Wapping Heights, Virginia
There was an engagement at Wapping Heights on 23 July 1863
Warrenton, Virginia
The move to Falmouth, Virginia, began with the 91st moving to Warrenton, starting 30 October 1862. They halted between New Baltimore and Warrenton on 7 November 1862.
The 91st camped near Warrenton from 26 July 1863 to 2 August 1863.
Warrenton Branch Railroad
after 19 October 1863 the 91st marched to Three Mile Station on Warrenton Branch Railroad
Warrenton Junction
They marched to Warrenton Junction on 3 Dec 63. They returned on 27 Dec 63, leaving for Philadelphia on 2 Jan 64. After Veterans' leave, they returned at 11 AM on 5 Mar 64, and went into winter quarters.
Perhaps there was also a hospital there, since Henry Chitlick (C) died there on 8 Mar 64
Washington, DC
The 91st was assigned to Washington from 21 January 1862. It was initially in camp on the Bladensburg Road, three miles away from Washington. While there, they had duty at the Old Capitol Prison, the Long Bridge, and the Central Guard House. They were relieved and sent to Alexandria on 27 April 1862.
Some men were also detailed for duty in the Provost Marshal's office there. Others were treated there (for example, Edward Maguigan). And supplies were sent there, e.g. on 11 May 63.
They went through Washington on their way to Philadelphia for veterans' furlough on 2 Jan 64. On their way back to the army, they arrived in Washington at 4 PM on 3 Apr 64, too late for the boat, and left at 3 PM the next day for Alexandria.
Some men were still detailed in the Department of Washington on 14 Mar 64, when they were mustered as veteran volunteers, with the Army of the Potomac.
The 91st participated in the Grand Review there on 23 May 65.
Weldon Railroad
near Petersburg Virginia. The Fifth Corps destroyed a lot of it beginning 18 Aug 64. The 91st participated in Warren's raid on it beginning 7 Dec 64. They again attacked it on 7 Jan 65.
West Chester and Philadelphia RR station near Upland Pennsylvania
about 4 miles from the rendezvous at Upland. Thomas Walter and others caught a train for Philadelphia there on 1 Mar 63 when they went on an "informal" leave.
Wheatland, Virginia
The 91st camped near Wheatland on 18 July 1863, as part of the pursuit of Lee after Gettysburg.
White Oak Road
91st drove Confederates to White Oak Road on 31 Mar 65. On 1 Apr 65, they halted about midnight on White Oak Road, about two miles from Five Points.
White Oak Swamp
The 91st moved by White Oak Swamp in June 1864.
White Plains, Virginia
The 91st moved from Snicker's Gap to near Warrenton through Middleburg and White Plains on 5 November 1862
White Post
Thomas Walter and others were taken there after having been captured, in November 62
Wilcox's Landing
The 91st crossed the James River at Wilcox's Landing on 16 Jun 64.
Wilderness Farm
near the intersection of the Germanna and Orange and Fredericksburg plank roads. Fifth Corps bivouacked there on 26 Nov 63
Wilderness Tavern
The 91st bivouacked near Wilderness Tavern on 4 May 64.
Williamsport, Maryland
The 91st arrived near Williamsport on 13 July 1863, but the Confederates had crossed the river.
Winchester
Stonewall Jackson's hq was there in Nov 62. Thomas Walter and others were taken there after having been captured.
Wisewell Barracks, Washington DC
B 24th VRC was quartered there in October 1864; Martin Blake (formerly E 91 PA) died there
Yellow House
The 91st's position was a little to the left of the Yellow House, during the battle of Weldon Rail Road, on 20 Aug 64. The 91st was encamped near there in Nov 64.

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