188th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


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

U.S. Army Military History Institute
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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