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(formerly the U. S. Army Military History Institute)
laf;dan Apr 92
Independent Battery D Pennsylvania Light Artillery
Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 10, pp. 875-82 (5 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v10. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).
Cuffel, Charles A. Durell's Battery in the Civil War (Independent Battery D, Pennsylvania Volunteer Artillery), a Narrative of the Campaigns and Battles of Berks and Bucks Counties' Artillerists in the War of the Rebellion, From the Battery's Organization, September 24, 1861, to Its Muster Out of Service, June l3, l865. Philadelphia: Craig, Finley, l900. 265 p. E527.8.D.C84.
Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979. Ref. See p. 1575 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the battery's service.
Pennsylvania. Antietam Battlefield Memorial Comm. Pennsylvania at Antietam.... Hbg, PA: Hbg Pub Co, 1906. pp. 211-32 (13 photocopied pages). E474.65P4. (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the battery monument at Antietam).
Roster of Durell's Battery. n.p., n.d. 6 p. (4 photocopied pages). El73Pl8no248paml.
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).
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