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Ink signed 5th PA Reserve (34th PA Inf) Major
Ink signed 5th PA Reserve (34th PA Inf.) officer Major James McPherran. A hard fighting Regiment who were stationed on Big Round Top at Gettysburg.
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5th Pennsylvania Reserve Regiment:
"Ordered to a point on the Pennsylvania state line opposite Cumberland, Md., on June 22; then moved into western Virginia in support of Lew Wallace. Moved to Washington, D.C., on August 8. Duty at Tennallytown, Md., until October 10, 1861, and at Camp Pierpont, near Langley, Va., until March 1862. Expedition to Grinnell's Farm December 6, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. McDowell's advance on Falmouth April 9-19. Duty at Fredericksburg until June. Moved to White House June 11-13. Seven Days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26, Gaines's Mill June 27, Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30, and Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to join Pope August 16-26. Battle of Groveton August 29. Second Battle of Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-24. Battle of South Mountain September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Maryland until October 30. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Ordered to Washington, D.C., February 6. Duty in the defenses of Washington and Alexandria until June 25. Joined Army of Potomac in the field. Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Duty at Alexandria until May 1864. Rapidan Campaign May, 1864. Battle of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spotsylvania May 8-12. Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. Harris Farm May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 25. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Left front May 31, 1864"