143rd Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


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. 7, pp. 487-517 (16 photocopied pages).  E527B32.1993v6.   (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Dougherty, James J. "'We Have Come to Stay!': The 143rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and the Fight for McPherson's Ridge, July 1, 1863." Gettysburg Magazine No. 24: pp. 38-55 (18 photocopied pages). E475.53G482no24.

Dyer, Frederick H.    A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion.   Vol. 2.    Dayton, OH:   Morningside, 1979.    Ref.  See pp 1617 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Gribble, Gordon W. "Cut Down in Gettysburg's Wheatfield." CW Times (Sep 2007): p. 17. Per. Horatio Farham Lewis, Co. D.

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. 699-706 (5 photocopied pages). E475.53P422v2. (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the regimental monument and a photo of that monument at the Gettysburg National Military Park).

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!:  Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. pp. 434-38 (5 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Tomasak, Peter. "The 143rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment in Hell's Firestorm on July 1 at Gettysburg." Gettysburg Magazine No. 38: pp. 39-55. E475.53G482no38.

Zierdt, William H. Narrative History of the 109th Field Artillery, Pennsylvania National Guard, l775-l930. Wilkes Barre, PA: Wyoming Hist & Genealogical Soc, 1932. pp. 70-87 & 168-96 (25 photocopied pages). UA426.56.109th.Z54. (Roster and brief history of the 143d Pennsylvania).

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Harris, Avery - Papers (Sergeant's memoir, 1860-1865; regimental roster)

Harshberger, Abraham - CWTIColl (Surgeon's memoirs, 1862-1865)

Hubler, Simon - BrakeColl & CWMiscColl (Corporal's transcribed memoir, Jun 27- Jul 4, 1863)

Miller, William - EnnisColl (Enlisted man's letter, Oct l3, 1863)

Musser, John D. - CWTIColl (Officer's transcribed letter, [Oct 1863])

Musser, John D. - RonaldBoyerColl (Officer's published letters, Sep 15, 1863-Dec 10, 1863)

Pennsylvania 143rd Infantry Regiment Papers - BrakeColl (Corporal's published recollections, Jun 30-Jul 3, 1863)






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