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Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 5, pp. 382-410 (15 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v5. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).
Brandt, Randolph B. "A Soldier and the 96th: Retracing the Steps of David Machamer's Regiment in the Civil War." Typescript, 1976. 28 p. E527.5.96th.B73.
Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979. Ref. See pp. 1605 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.
Nugent, Washington G. "My Darling Wife...": The Letters of..., Surgeon, Army of the Potomac. Cheshire, CT: Ye Olde Book Bindery, 1994. 363 p. E601N84.1994.
Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth.... Vol. 1. Hbg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 519-27 (6 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. 2. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. pp. 325-27 (3 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).
Ward, David A. "Of Battlefields and Bitter Feuds: The 96th Pennsylvania Volunteers." CW Regts Vol. 3, No. 3: pp. 1-32 (17 photocopied pages). Per.
Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.
The following pertinent personal papers are in the Institute's Manuscript Archive:
Boyer, Henry C. - HCWRTColl (Enlisted man's memoir, Sep 23, l86l-Dec 4, l862)
Brislin, John - HCWRTColl (Enlisted men's letters, Nov ll, l86l-Sep 2, l863)
Faust, Daniel A. - HCWRTColl (Enlisted man's letters, Jan, 1862-Jun l865)
Filbert, Peter A. - HCWRTColl (Officer's letters and diary, Jan l, l86l-May 29, l866)
Haas, Jacob W. - HCWRTColl (Officer's transcribed letters and diary, Dec l8, l862-Jul l6, l863)
Haas-Jones-Curry Family - HCWRTColl (Officer and enlisted men's annotated letters, l86l-l865)
Henry, Edward - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Nov ll, l86l-Jun 9, l864)
Keiser, Henry - HCWRTColl (Sergeant's diary, Sep 23, l86l-Jul 20, l865)
Luckenbill, Lewis - Northwest CornerCWRTColl (Officer's diary, Sep 2, l86l-Sep 23, l862 and Mar 27, l863-Dec l6, l864)
Oestreich, Maurus - HCWRTColl (Enlisted man's transcribed diary, Nov l8, l86l-Jun l, l864)
Pennsylvania 96th Infantry Regimental papers - HCWRTColl (Regimental history and newspaper articles, l86l-l864)
Potts, Clement - HCWRTColl (Enlisted men's letters, Nov 7, l86l-Nov 23, l862)
Richards, M. Edgar - CWMiscColl (Officer's letters, Feb 2l, l854-Mar 7, l864)
Severn, Isaac - Papers (Officer's papers and diary, l863-1864)
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