Source: U. S. Army Heritage and Education Center
(formerly the U. S. Army Military History Institute)
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Historical Services Division
29 Aug 05
Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 9, pp. 252-78 (14 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. E491D992. See p. 1623 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.
Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. p. 489-91 (3 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. p. 145-46 (2 photocopied pages). E527.97P54T39. (Brief history of the unit).
Watson, William E. "The 188th Pennsylvania Infantry, a Converted Artillery Unit, had Its Baptism of Fire at Drewry's Bluff." America's CW (Jul 20001): pp. 22 & 24 (2 photocopied pages). Per.
Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.
The following pertinent personal papers are in the Institute's Manuscript Archive:
DeHaven, James M. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Jun l4, l865)
Richards, Jacob B. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Apr 30-Jun 27, l864)
Shinkle, Hiram R. - LeighColl, Bk 29: 46-47 (Officer's letters, May 25, l864-Oct 30, l865)
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