46th 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
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Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5021
7 Nov 08

Bates, Samuel P.    History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5.Wilmington, NC:   Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 2, pp. 1111-49 (20 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 p. 1589 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. 77-79. F157A4F69.

Harmon, George D. "The Military Experiences of James A. Peifer, 1861-1865." The North Carolina Historical Review (Jul 1955): pp. 385-409 and (Oct 1955): pp. 544-572. E601P45.

Mentzer, John W. If Its Walls Could Talk: Tonoloway. [PA?: s.n.], 2008. 136 p. F157F9M46.

Mowery, Daniel F. The Shamokin Guards. n.p., l940? 30 p. (15 photocopied pages). E527.5.46th.M68.

Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth.... Vol. 1. Harrisburg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 308-12 (4 photocopied pages). E475.53P422v1. (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. 1. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1987. pp. 123-25 E527.4S38.1987v1. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Baum, James H. - TimothyBrookesColl (Enlisted man's memoir, Jul 1-3, 1863)

Caldwell Family - CWTIColl (Officer and enlisted men's letters, Oct 3, 1861-Jan 16, 1864)

Curtin, Andrew G. - HCWRTColl (Governor's letters, Sep 19, 1861-Apr 15, 1863)

Haas-Jones-Curry Family - HCWRTColl (Officer and enlisted men's annotated letters, 1861-65)

O'Donnell, James F. - WineyColl (Enlisted man's letter, Jan 14, 1862)

Patton, James H. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's memoir and diary, Jan 1-Jul 6, 1865)

Shimp, William T. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Dec 2, 1861-Jan 26, 1865; Company roster, Jul 16, 1865)






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