Source: U. S. Army Heritage and Education Center
(formerly the U. S. Army Military History Institute)
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Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 3, pp. 176-215 (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 1593 (1 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.
Hunt, Jerome L. "The History of the 55th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment." Thesis, Illinois State University, l979. 211 p. E527.5.55th.H8.
Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 1. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1987. pp. 153-54 (2 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:
Bloomfield, Vincent - WalkerColl (Officer's letter, Sep 5, l864)
Hughes, Joseph W. - HCWRTColl (Enlisted man and officer's memoirs and newspaper clippings, l86l-l865)
Patterson, William P. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letter, Mar 27, l862)
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