72nd 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
Collections Division
950 Soldiers Drive
Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5021
13 Feb 2009

Bates, Samuel P.    History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 4, pp. 829-61 (17 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v6. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Byrne, Frank L., & Weaver, Andrew T. Haskell of Gettysburg: His Life and Civil War Papers. Madison, WI: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1970. 258 p. E601H345.

Dyer, Frederick H.    A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion.   Vol. 2.    Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979.    Ref. See p. 1597 (1 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Haskell, Frank A. The Battle of Gettysburg. Madison, WI: Wisconsin History Commission, 1910. 192 p. E475.53H342.

Lang, Dan. "The 72nd Pennsylvania Fought Two Battles at Gettysburg--A Quarter of a Century Apart." America's Civil War (May 1992): pp. 8, 12 & 60-61 (4 photocopied pages). Per.

McAfee, Michael J. "72nd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (Baxter's Philadelphia Fire Zouaves)." Military Images Magazine (May/Jun 1990): p. 27 (1 photocopied page). Per.

McLaughlin, David M. "Monumental Litigation." Gettysburg Magazine No. 20: pp. 121-27 (7 photocopied pages). E475.53G482no20.

Neu, Jonathan A. "The 72nd Pennsylvania Monument Controversy." Gettysburg Magazine No. 40: pp. 79-93. E475.53G482no40.

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. 416-21 (5 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. 195-197 (3 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. 83-84(2 photocopied pages). E527.97P54T39. (Brief history of the unit).

Webb, Alexander S. An Address Delivered at Gettysburg, August 27, 1883...at the Dedication of the 72d Pa. Vols. Monument. Also, an Historical Sketch of the 72d Regiment. Phila: Porter & Coates, 1883. 25 p. (12 photocopied pages). El73Pl8no248pam9.

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Jones, A. Stokes - HCWRTColl (Surgeon's letters, Nov 19, 1862- Dec 18, 1864)

Kelly, George C. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's volunteer certificate, Apr 23, 1864)






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