Independent Battery B
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Independent Battery B Pennsylvania Light Artillery
Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 10, pp. 859-64 (4 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v10. (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 p. 1574 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the battery's service.Pennsylvania. Chickamauga and Chattanooga Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Chickamauga and Chattanooga: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments... Hbg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1900. pp. 366-71 (5 photocopied pages). E475.81P4. (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the battery monument at Chickamauga).
Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. pp. 522-23 (2 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2. (Brief histories of the Independent Batteries and information on their flags).
The following pertinent personal papers are in the Institute's Manuscript Archive:Foster, Henry C. - CWMiscColl-FosterColl (Enlisted man's letter, Jan 2l, l864)
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