12th Regiment
Pennsylvania Cavalry


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

17 Jun 03

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993.   Vol. 6, pp. 1143-82 (21 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v6.  (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. 1563-64 (2 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service. 

Maier, Larry B. Leather & Steel: The 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry in the Civil War. Shippensburg, PA: Burd Street Pr, 2001. 380 p. E527.6.12tg,N35.

Pennsylvania. Antietam Battlefield Memorial Comm. Pennsylvania at Antietam....Hbg, PA: Hbg Pub Co, 1906. pp. 205-10 (4 photocopied pages). E474.65P4. (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the regimental monument at Antietam.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991.  pp. 375-76 (2 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913.  pp. 170-71 (2 photocopied pages). E527.97P54T39. (Brief history of the unit).

The Institute's Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Hoffman, Adam - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters and papers, Apr 7, l864-Jul 20, l865; muster rolls, Apr-Jul l865)

Steiner, Samuel - CWMiscColl (Enlisted men's letters, Oct l8, l86l-Dec 24, l862)

Weirick, Charles - BoyerColl (Enlisted man's letters, Jun 7, l862-Oct 20, l864)

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