155th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


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Arden, Linda F. Letters from the Storm: The Intimate Civil War Letters of Lt. J.A.H. Foster, 155th Pennsylvania Volunteers. [Edited by Walter L. Powell] Chicora, PA: Firefly Pubs, 2010. 353 p. E601.A73.

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC:   Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 8, pp. 800-32 (32 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v6. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Company of Military Historians. Military Uniforms in America. Vol. 3: Long Endure: The Civil War Period, l852-l867. Novato, CA: Presidio, 1982. pp. 76-77. UC480.M54. (Sketch and description of the regiment's uniform).

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH:  Morningside, 1979. E491D992. See p. 1619-20 (2 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Fox, Arthur B. Our Honored Dead: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in the American Civil War. Chicora, PA: Mechling Bookbindery, 2008. pp. 199-209. F157.A4.F69.

Irwin, Scott. "The Diary of John H. Irwin, 155th PVI." Military Images Magazine (Mar/Apr 2003): pp. 27-32. Per. Covers 1862-63.

Kerr, John H. 13th Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam: Oration Delivered at the First Reunion of the One Hundred and Fifty-fifth Regiment, Penn'a Veteran Volunteers, at Lafayette Hall, Pittsburgh, Friday Evening, September 17, 1875. Pittsburgh, PA: S. F. Kerr, 1875. 20 p. E649.K47.

McAfee, Michael J. "155th Penna. Vol. Inf." Military Images Magazine (Mar/Apr 2003): p. 33. Per. On unit uniform.

Marshall, D. P., et al. Company "K," 155th Pa. Volunteer Zouaves: A Detailed History of Its Organization and Service to the Country during the Civil War from 1862 until the Collapse of the Rebellion, together with Many Incidents and Reminiscences of the Camp, the March and the Battle Field, also much of the History of the Grand Old 155th. Chicora, PA: Mechling Bookbindery, 2005. 288 p. E527.5.155thM37.

Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth.... Vol. 2. Harrisburg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 773-83. E475.53.P422v2. (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the regimental monument and a photo of that monument at the Gettysburg National Military Park).

Pennsylvania. 155th Infantry Regiment. Fifth Reunion of the One Hundred and Fifty-fifth Regiment Penna. Volunteers: Held at Normal Hall, Clarion, Penna., July 29th and 30th, 1896. Pittsburgh, PA: Rawsthorne Engraving & Printing, 1896. 47 p. E173.P18no248pam16.

_____. Under the Maltese Cross: Antietam to Appomattox, the Loyal Uprising in Western Pennsylvania, 1861-1865, Campaigns 155th Pennsylvania Regiment Narrated by the Rank and File. Akron, OH: Werner, 1910. 817 p. E527.5.155thP4.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Harrisburg, PA: Capitol Preservation Committee, 1991. pp. 458-61. E527.4.S38.1991v2. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

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