50th 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
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Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5021
2 Aug 05

Bates, Samuel P.    History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5.Wilmington, NC:   Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 2, pp. 1277-1315 (20 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v6. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Birch, Harold B. The 50th Pennsylvania's Civil War Odyssey: The Exciting Life and Hard Times of a Union Volunteer Infantry Regiment: 1861-1865. Bloomington, IN: 1st Books, 2003. 478 p. E527.5.50th.B57.

Crater, Lewis. History of the Fiftieth Regiment, Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers, l86l-l865. Reading, PA: Coleman Prtg House, 1884. 88 p. E527.5.50th.C73.

Dyer, Frederick H.    A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion.   Vol. 2.    Dayton, OH:   Morningside, 1979.    Ref. See 1590-91 (2 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Lowry, Thomas P. "Hong Neok Woo of the 50th Pennsylvania: A Union Hidden Dragon." Mil Images Magazine (May/Jun 2001): pp. 21-22 (2 photocopied pages). Per.

Pennsylvania. Antietam Battlefield Memorial Comm. Pennsylvania at Antietam.... Hbg, PA: Hbg Pub Co, 1906. pp. 15-90 (14 photocopied pages). E474.65P4. (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the regimental monument at Antietam).

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 1. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1987. pp. 136-38 (3 photocopied pages). 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:

Beardsley, Harrison - HCWRTColl-FlinchbaughColl (Enlisted man's letters, Oct 26, l86l-Aug l6, l862)

Fair Family - HCWRTColl (Enlisted men's letters and memoirs, Nov l86l-May l865)

Hurst, James - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Mar 3l-Jun l2, l862)

Johnson, John C. - CWMiscColl (Feb 9, 1862-Jul 30, 1864)

Pennsylvania 50th Infantry Regimental Papers - PaSaveFlagsColl (Reunion reports, l903-l9l2)

Quick, Amos M. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Oct 5, l86l-Mar 26, l862)

Regimental Papers - FranklinDavisColl (Paymaster papers, Mar 26, 30, 1866)

Rice, Nicholas - Papers (Enlisted man's memoir, Sep 1861-Oct 1862)

Scull, Marks B. - HCWRTColl-CabaColl (Enlisted man's diary, Aug l3, l86l-May l4, l864)

Tyson, William H. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Apr-Aug 26, l864)






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