97th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


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. 5, pp. 411-62 (27 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v5. (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 pp. 1606 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Price, Isaiah. History of the Ninety-seventh Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry During the War of the Rebellion, l86l-l865.... Phila: B. & P., 1875. 608 p. E527.5.97th.P75.

_____. Reunion of the Ninety-seventh Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, October 29th, l884...at Camp Wayne, West Chester, Pa: An Account of the Proceedings with a Roster of the Comrades Present.... Phila: Donaldson & McGrath, l884. 64 p. E527.5.97th.P4.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. pp. 328-30 (3 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2. (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:

Guest, John - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters and orders, Jan l2, l863-Jul 24, l864)

Helms, Edward R. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted men's papers, Jun 6, l865, Nov l4, l865)

McLane, William G. - LeighColl Bk 36: 80 (Enlisted man's letters, Mar 22-Apr 11, l863)

Morton, Annesley N. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's papers, Nov l86l-Apr l862)

Pennypacker, Galusha - WalkerColl (General officer's papers, May 8, l865)

Wainwright, John - WalkerColl (Officer's orders, Mar-Jun l865)






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