1st Light Artillery/43d Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Bibliography

Source:  U. S. Army Heritage and Education Center
(formerly the U. S. Army Military History Institute)

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Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 2, pp. 1014-56 (22 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v2. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979. Ref. See pp. 1571-74 (4 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service

Howard-Smith, Logan, ed. The History of Battery A (Formerly Known as the Keystone Battery) and Troop A, N.G.P.. Phila: J.C. Winston, 1912. 272 p. E527.8.Key.H69.

Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth., Vol. 2. Hbg, PA. Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 904-16 & 928-33 (5 photocopied pages). E475.53P422v2. (Addresses delivered at the dedications and photos of the monuments of Batteries B, F and G at the Gettysburg National Military Park).

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 1. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1987. pp. 117-19 (3 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1987v1. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Stewart, John Q. Address by...at the Thirty-first Annual Reunion of Battery B, First Pennsylvania Light Artillery, P.R.V.C., at Mount Jackson, Lawrence County, Penna., Friday, June 8, 1900. n.p., l900. l6 p. (8 photocopied pages). E527.8.lst.S729.

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913. pp. 147-49 (2 photocopied pages). E527.97P54T39. (Brief history of the unit).

Howard-Smith, Logan, ed. The History of Battery A (Formerly Known as the Keystone Battery) and Troop A, N.G.P.. Phila: J.C. Winston, 1912. 272 p. E527.8.Key.H69. Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth.... Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 904-16 & 928-33 (5 photocopied pages). E475.53P422v2. (Addresses delivered at the dedications and photos of the monuments of Batteries B, F and G at the Gettysburg National Military Park). Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 1. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1987. pp. 115-16 (2 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1987v1.

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of Batteries E, F, and G.

The following pertinent personal papers are in the Institute's Manuscript Archive:

Battery A:
Moore, B. Franklin - MooreFamily, PA Save the Flags Coll (Corporal's letters, Sep 11, 186l, Aug 11, 1864)

Battery B:
Pennsylvania 1st Light Artillery, Battery B Papers - BrakeColl (Enlisted man's transcribed diary, Jul l-5, l863)

Fullerton, John M. - HCWRTColl-GACColl (First Sergeant's letters, Jul l8, l863- Apr 24, l864)

McCurley, John - HCWRTColl-GACColl (Enlisted man's letters and papers, Oct 27, l86l- Oct 23, l862)

Miller, James S. - HCWRTColl-GACColl (Sergeant's letters and papers, Jun 2l, l86l-Jun 30, l862)

Miller Family - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man, sergeant, and officer's letters, Jun 26, l86l- Apr 24, l864)

Stewart, John Q. - Papers (Enlisted man's transcribed letters, Apr 3-May 3l, l864)

Battery E:
Orwig, Thomas G. - CWTIColl (Officer's transcribed letter, Mar l4, l863) Union Army X Corps Papers - CWTIColl (Enlisted man's letter, Dec 2, l864)

Battery F:
Barbor, John P. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's diary, Aug 8, l862-Feb l4, l864; transcribed letters, Aug l5, l862-Jul 29, l865)

Barrow, Atwell J. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's diary, Mar 2l-Apr l0, l862)

Christian, John H. - HackenburgColl (Enlisted man's transcribed letters, Oct 6, Nov 5, l86l)

Patterson, William H. - HCWRTColl (Corporal's diary, Jan l-Dec 3l, l863; letters, Dec 2, l862-Jun l864)

Pennsylvania lst Light Artillery, Battery F Papers - BrakeColl (Enlisted man's transcribed recollections, Jul l-3, l863; officer's letter, Mar 5, l864)

Battery G:
Breckinridge, George A. - CWTIColl (Enlisted man's letters, Feb l5-May 23, l863)

Graham, Henry M. - Graham Family Papers - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Apr l8, l865-Feb ll, l868)

Patterson, William H. - HCWRTColl (Corporal's diary, Jan l-Dec 3l, l863; letters, Dec 2, l862-Jun l864)

The following pertinent personal papers are in the Institute's Manuscript Archive:

  • Bachman, Aaron E. - HCWRTColl (Enlisted man and prisoner of war's memoirs, Jul l86l- Jul l865)
  • Bevan, Allan L. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Aug l3, l86l-Aug 24, l864)
  • Curtin, Andrew G. - HCWRTColl (Governor's letters, Apr l9, l86l-Apr l5, l863)
  • Emery, B.L. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letter, Jan l8, l862)
  • Litzenberg, William - CWMiscColl (Officer's letter, Mar l9, l864)
  • Miller, Charles B. - HCWRTColl-DanielsColl (Sergeant's letters, Jun 29, l862; Jul l8, l864)
  • Pennsylvania lst Cavalry Regimental Papers (Consolidated morning reports, Nov 25,
  • l863-Aug 20, l864; letter books, company rosters, orders, and personnel papers, l862-l864)
  • Ramsey, William - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Aug 8, l863-Jul l9, l864)
  • Westerman, Thomas - ParryColl (Enlisted man's transcribed letters, Jun 18, 1861- Aug 1, 1864)

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