186th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers

This regiment was recruited in the city of Philadelphia, from the 29th of January, to the 31st of May, 1864. for three years, and was organized with Henry A. Frink, as Colonel. Colonel Frink had served as Major and Lieutenant Colonel of the Eleventh Regiment, and upon taking command, was appointed Provost Marshal of the city of Philadelphia, his regiment being assigned to provost duty. In the discharge of this duty, it remained until the 15th of August, 1865, when it was mustered out of service.

Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg, 1868-1871.


Organized at Philadelphia January 29 to May 31, 1864.


Duty at Fort Miflin and on provost duty at Philadelphia entire term.
Mustered out August 15, 1865.


Lost 17 by disease.

Source:  Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion Compiled and Arranged from Official Records of the Federal and Confederate Armies, Reports of he Adjutant Generals of the Several States, the Army Registers, and Other Reliable Documents and Sources.Des Moines, Iowa: The Dyer Publishing Company, 1908






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