98th 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. 463-505 (22 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. 1606-07 (2 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

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. 527-36 (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. 331-32 (2 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913. pp. 116-17 (1 photo copied 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:

Beamish, A. B. - CWMiscColl (Officer's memoir, Jul l2, l864)

Pennsylvania 98th Infantry Regimental Papers - LeighColl Bk 34: 26 (Court martial proceedings, Jun 7, l862)

Schmid, Jacob A. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man, sergeant, and officer's memoir and paper, Apr l8, l86l-Jun 29, l865)






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