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Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 3, pp. 634-72 (21 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v6. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).
Boaz, Thomas M. Libby Prison and Beyond: A Union Staff Officer in the East, 1862-1865. Shippensburg, PA: Burd Street Press, 1999. 214 p. R612L6C67. Based on letters & diaries of Robert T. Cornwell.
Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979. Ref. See p. 1596 (1 photocopied page) 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. 80-83. F157A4F69.
Fuhrman, Robert. "The 57th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry at Gettysburg." Gettysburg Mag No. 17: pp. 62-69. E475.53G482no17.
Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 1. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1987. pp. 185-86 (2 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1987v1. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).
Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913. pp. 82-83 (1 photocopied page). E527.97P54T39. (Brief history of the unit).
Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.
The following pertinent personal papers are in the Institute's Manuscript Archive:
Arthur-Russell-Williams Family - PaSaveFlagsColl (Enlisted man's letter, Apr 1865)
Berwick, Henry - LeighColl Book 3: 42 (Enlisted man's letter, Jul 30, 1864)
Kennedy, Samuel - CWMiscColl-KennedyFamilyColl (Enlisted men's letters, 1864 [includes discussion of visit with President Lincoln])
Michaels, James D. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's transcribed diary, Mar 29, 1862-Jul 22, 1865)
Woodward, William & Samuel - HCWRTColl (Enlisted men's letters and papers, Jul 27-Nov 14, 1864)
Young, Charles O. Papers - CWSpAmWarSurvey (Enlisted men's papers and record of service, Dec 31, 1864-Jul 14, 1865)
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