Pennsylvania in the Civil War

Virtue ~ Liberty ~ Independence

Regiments

The following lists regimental histories that I have identified through researching the Pennsylvania regiments.   I am listing them here to make others aware of their existence for use in your own research.  The list is probably not complete; if you are aware of other sources, I would be happy to add them to the list. 

INFANTRY REGIMENTS

FIRST DEFENDERS                           

Hoptak, John David.  First in Defense of the Union:  The Civil War History of the First Defenders, Gettysburg:  John David Hoptak, May 2004.

Thompson, Heber Samuel, President, First Defenders' Association. The First Defenders, 1910.

1st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Benson, Edwin N. History of the First Regiment Infantry, National Guard of Pennsylvania (Compiled from the Official Records, by Edwin N. Benson, R. Dale Benson, Theo. E. Wiedersheim.), Philadelphia: W. H. Dole & Co.'s 45 Volunteers and 187th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Harrisburg, 1905.

Gibbs, James M.  History of the First Battalion Pennsylvania Six Months Volunteers and 187th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Harrisburg, 1905.

11th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Cruikshank, George L. Back in the Sixties: Reminiscences of the Service of Co. A, 11th PA Regiment, Fort Dodge, Iowa: Times Job Printing, 1893.

Locke, W. H. The Story of The Regiment: History of the 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, 1867.

Stouffer, Cindy and Cubbison, Shirley. A Colonel, a Flag, and a Dog. Thomas Publications, 84 pages, ISBN: 1577470370.  The story of the 11th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment and their mascot "Sallie".

23d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Wray, William J. (William John). Birney's Zouaves Civil War:  Life of the 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers.

History of the Twenty Third Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry:  Birney's Zouaves, Three Months and Three Years Service Civil War, 1861-1865. Philadelphia, 1904.

25th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Copeland, Willis R.  The Logan Guards of Lewistown, Pennsylvania; Our First Defenders of 1861; a History.  Lewistown, PA:  Mifflin County Historic Society, 1962.   

Davis, William W. H.  History of the Doylestown Guards.  Doylestown, PA:  Pr of "Democrat" Job Dept, 1887.

Graeff, Arthur D.  Four Firsts in Berks-1861:  Issued by the Following Organizations as a Partial Form of Observance of Great Centennial of the Civil War, l86l-l865.  Reading, PA:  Historic Society of Berks County, et. al., 1961. 

Thompson, Heber S.  The First Defenders, 1910.

28th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

28th Regiment.  Re-union of the 28th & 147th regiments, Pennsylvania Volunteers, Philadelphia, November 24th, 1871.

45th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Albert, Allen D. (Editor)  History of the Forty-Fifth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 1912.

Roberts, Agatha Louise. As They Remembered, New York: William-Frederick Press, 1964. 

Strait, Justus Daniel. (Beatrice Strait Lines, and Norma Strait Howland, Editors)  The letters of Justus Daniel Strait to His Parents, 1861-1865, Elkland, Pa.: Elkland Journal, 1986. 

47th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Schmidt, Lewis G.  A Civil War History of the 47th Regiment of Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers, Allentown, 1986.

48th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Bobyshell, Christian. The 48th in the War. Philadephia, 1865.

Corrigan, Jim. The 48th Pennsylvania in the Battle of the Crater: A Regiment of Coal Miners Who Tunneled Under the Enemy, McFarland & Company, 2006. ISBN 0-7864-2475-3 http://www.craterbook.com/

Gould, Joseph. The Story of the Forty-Eighth,  Philadelphia, 1908.

Hoptak, John David.  St. Clair Soldiers in the 48th Pennsylvania:   Their Service and Sacrifice.

Wren, James, Captain, Company B. John Michael Priest, Ed. From New Bern to Fredericksburg : Captain James Wren's diary : B Company, 48th Pennsylvania Volunteers, February 20, December 17, 1862, 1990.

49th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Westbrook, Robert S. History of the 49th Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1898. Reprint by Butternut and Blue.

50th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Birch, Harold B. 50th Pennsylvania's Civil War Odyssey: The Exciting Life and Hard Times of a Union Volunteer Infantry, March 2003.

Crater, Lewis. History of the Fiftieth Regiment, Penna. Veteran Volunteers, 1861-65, Reading, Pa.: Coleman Print House, 1884.

51st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Parker, Thomas H., Captain, 51st Pa. Infantry. History of the 51st Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers and Veteran Volunteers, Philadelphia: King & Baird, printers, 1869.

Sauers, Richard A. (ED.) The Civil War Journal of Colonel Bolton: 51st Pennsylvania, April 20, 1861-August 2, 1865. Cambridge, MA 02141:  Da Capo Press, Perseus Books Group, 2000. $9.95

52d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Mott, Smith B. The Campaigns of the 52nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, First known as the Luzerne Regiment , Philadelphia, 1911.

53d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Myers, Irvin G. We Might as Well Die Here: The 53rd Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry, White Mane. ISBN# 1572493305

54th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Bennett, Charles W., Jr.  Four years with the Fifty-Fourth: The Military History of Franklin Bennett, 54th Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment, 1861-1865,      Richmond, Va.: C. W. Bennett, 1985.

57th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

History of the 57th Regiment, Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry by Martin, James M., Meadville, PA, McCoy & Calvin Printers, pgs 9-11, 61-68.

61st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Brewer, A. T. History of the Sixty-First Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, 1911.

63d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Gilbert Adams Hays, Captain. Under the Red Patch: Story of the Sixty-third Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1864. Published by the 63d Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment Association. Pittsburg: Market Review Publishing Company, 1908.

67th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Boaz, Thomas M. Libby Prison and Beyond: A Union Staff Officer in the East, 1862-1865, White Mane. Details from the diary of Robert T. Cornwell of the 67th Pennsylvania Infantry

69th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Banes, Charles H. A History of the Philadelphia Brigade: 69th , 71st , 72nd , and the 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1876.  Reprinted by Theme Prints, Ltd.

Ernsberger, Don.. Paddy Owen's Regulars: A History of the 69th Penna "Irish Volunteers" Volume I & II, Xlibris Publishing, a division of Random House, September 24, 2004. 

McAuliffe, Anthony . The 69th Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry.

McDermott, Anthony W.  Brief History of the 69th Regiment Pennsylvania VeteranVolunteers, 1889.

71st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Banes, Charles H. A History of the Philadelphia Brigade: 69th , 71st , 72nd , and the 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1876.   Reprinted by Theme Prints, Ltd.

Donaldson, Francis A., Captain. Inside the Army of the Potomac: The Civil War Experience of Captain Francis Adams Donaldson.

Harris, William C. Prison Life in the Tobacco Warehouse at Richmond, Philadelphia, 1862.

Lash, Gary G. Duty Well Done, The History of Edward Baker's California Regiment, Baltimore, MD 21234: Butternut and Blue, 2001, 431 pages, $60.00

72d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Banes, Charles H. A History of the Philadelphia Brigade: 69th , 71st , 72nd , and the 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1876. Reprinted by Theme Prints, Ltd.

Beidelman, George Washington. (Catherine H. Vanderslice, Editor). The Civil War letters of George Washington Beidelman, 72d Regiment, New York: Vantage Press, 1978.

Donaldson, Francis A., Captain. Inside the Army of the Potomac: The Civil War Experience of Captain Francis Adams Donaldson

Furness, William Henry. A Word of Consolation for the Kindred of Those Who have Fallen in Battle; Discourse Delivered September 28, 1862, (72d Regiment), Philadelphia: Crissy & Markley, Printers, 1862.

Pennsylvania Infantry, 72d Regiment,  Seventy-second Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, at Bloody Angle, Gettysburg, 1889.

75th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Nachtigall, Hermann. Geschichte des 75sten Regiments, Pa. Vols. als Festgabe zum Andenken an die Errichtung und Einweihung des Denkmals zu Ehren ihrer im Bürgerkriege gefallenen Kameraden, von der Vereinigung der überlebenden Veteranen des 75sten Regiments, Pa. Vol, Philadelphia: Druck von C.B. Kretschman, 1886.

76th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Porter, John A. (Michael Cavanaugh et al, eds.) 76th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (Keystone Zouaves): The Personal Recollections of Sergeant John A. Porter, Wilmington, 1988.

77th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Obreiter, John. The 77th Pennsylvania at Shiloh: History of the Regiment: The Battle of Shiloh, Harrisburg 1908.

78th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

J. T. Gibson, Ed. History of the 78th Pa. Volunteer Infantry, 1905 (Reprint). Available from Mechling Book Bindery: 1-800-941-3735

Ron Gancus. The Gallant 78th - Stone's River to Pickett's Mill, 1998, 2nd edition. Available from Mechling Book Bindery 

Ron Gancus and Dan Coyle, Sr. Dear Teres, 1999. Letters from A compendium of 250 letters and 400 diary entries. Teresa Elizabeth Dugan received letters from her brother Private Dennis Dugan and two nephews during their service in Company F, Pennsylvania 78th Pa. Volunteers. Available from Mechling Book Bindery

Lutzke, Mitch.   Life and Times of Kimber M. Snyder: A Soldier in the 78th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Bloomington, IN:  AuthorHouse Books, July 3, 2006.   ISBN-10: 1425934668.  Also available from Amazon.com or Mitch Lutzke at Lutzke4727@aol.com

83d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Judson, Amos M., Captain, Company E.    History of the Eighty-Third Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers.   Dayton, OH: Morningside Books, 1986.

Norton, Oliver Wilcox, Private. Attack and Defense of Little Round Top, Neale, N.Y., 1913.

Schellhammer, Michael W. The 83rd Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Civil War, McFarland Publishing, 2003. ISBN 0786414162

Stafford, David W., Company D, Eighty-third Pennsylvania Volunteers.  In Defense of the Flag. a True War Story. (Illustrated.) A pen picture of scenes and incidents during the great rebellion. Thrilling experiences during escape from southern prisons, etc, 1904.

84th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Eighty-fourth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers (Infantry) Address by Captain Thomas E. Merchant at the Dedication of the Monument on the Battlefield of Gettysburg 1889, Philadelphia, 1890.

Young, Jesse Bowman. The Battle of Gettysburg: The 84th Pennsylvania Infantry, Kallman Publishers. Reprint of 1913 First Edition.

85th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Dickey, Luther S.  History of the Eighty-Fifth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer infantry, 1861-1865. Powers, NY, 1915.

Palm, Ronn, Richard Sauers, Ph.D., & Schroeder, Patrick A. The Bloody 85th: The Letters of Milton McJunkin, 2000. Available from Mechling Book Bindery, http://www.mechlingbooks.com/

87th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Brandt, Dennis W.  From Home Guards to Heroes: The 87th Pennsylvania and its Civil War Community.  Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2006.

Prowell, George R. History of the Eighty-Seventh Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, York, Pennsylvania, 1903.

88th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Vautier, John. History of the 88th Pennsylvania Volunteers in the War for the Union, 1861-1865, Philadelphia, 1894.

93d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Lyon, Robert T. A Photographic Supplement of the Ninety-third Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, Muncy, PA: R.T. Lyon, 1987.

Mark, Penrose G.  Red: White: and Blue badge, Pennsylvania Veteran volunteers. A History of the 93rd Regiment, known as the "Lebanon infantry" and "One of the 300 Fighting Regiments" from September 12th, 1861, to June 27th, 1865, 1911.

95th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Galloway, George Norton.  Ninety-fifth Pennsylvania Volunteers (Gosline's Pennsylvania Zouaves) in the Sixth Corps. An historical paper by G. Norton Galloway ... read at a reunion of the surviving members of the 95th Pennsylvania Volunteers, held at Germantown, Pa., 1884.

97th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Price, Isaiah.  History of the Ninety-Seventh Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, During the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865,  Philadelphia, 1875.

Price, Isaiah, Brevet-Colonel, Compiler. Reunion of the Ninety-seventh Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, October 29th, 1884 ... at Camp Wayne, West Chester, Pa. An account of the proceedings with a roster of the comrades present, Philadelphia: Press of Donaldson & Magrath, 1884.

100th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Bates, Samuel P. Brief history of the One Hundredth Regiment (Roundheads) (to which is added short sketches of Colonel Leasure, and Chaplain Browne, with a few poems by H.B. Durant, 1884.

Gavin, William G.  Campaigning with the Roundheads, The History of the Hundredth Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Regiment in the American Civil War 1861-1865, The Roundhead Regiment, Gettysburg:  Morningside Publishers, 1989.

Gavin, William G. (Ed.)   Infantryman Pettit--The Civil War Letters of Corporal Frederick Pettit Shippensburg: White Mane Publishing..

Piatek, Frank J. Cannoneers, To Your Posts! James H. Cooper's, Battery B, 1st PA Artillery at Gettysburg, Butler, PA: Mechling Bookbindery, January 1, 2006

101st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Bailey, Chester P. Tioga Mountaineers : Company B, 101st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers-Infantry, 1861-1865, 2000.

Reed, John A. History of the 101st Regiment Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Chicago 1910.

102d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Stewart, A. M.  Camp, March and Battlefield, or Three Years and a Half with the Army of the Potomac, Philadelphia, 1865.

103d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Dickey, Luther S. History of the 103rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Infantry 1861-1865. Chicago, 1910. (Reprint)  Available from Mechling Book Bindery.

Gancus, Ron. The Hardluck Regiment: The Pennsylvania 103rd, 1998. Available from Mechling Book Bindery.

104th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Davis, W. W. H.  History of the 104th Pennsylvania Regiment, from August 22nd, 1861, to September 30th, 1864, Philadelphia: J. B. Rogers, printer, 1866.

105th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Hogan, Edwin P. Waiting for Jacob: a Civil War Story. Latrobe, Pa.: Saint Vincent College, 2000.

Kate M. Scott. History of the 105th Pa. Regiment, 1877. Available from the Jefferson County Historical Society

Watson, William.  Letters of a Civil War Surgeon.  West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Press, 1996. Edited by Paul Fatout.

106th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Banes, Charles H. A History of the Philadelphia Brigade: 69th , 71st , 72nd , and the 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1876.  Reprinted by Theme Prints, Ltd.

Ward, Joseph R. C. History of the One Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Corps, 1861-1865, Philadelphia, 1883.

107th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Thomas, James B. The Civil War Letters of First Lieutenant James B. Thomas, Adjutant 107th Pennsylvania Volunteers, Butternut and Blue.

109th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Veale, Moses. The 109th Regiment Penna. Veteran Volunteers. An address delivered at the unveiling of their monument on Culp's hill, Gettysburg, Pa., September 11, 1889, Philadelphia: J. Beale, Printer, 1890.

111th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Boyle, John Richards. Soldiers True; The Story of the One Hundred and Eleventh Regiment Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers and of its Campaigns in the War for the Union, 1861-1885, New York: Eaton & Mains; Cincinnati: Jennings & Pye, 1903.

John D. Ferry.   Servants of the Wind, BookSurge, LLC, February 2007,  ISBN 1419653156 and ISBN-13: 9781419653155. 346 pages.  Two soldiers from Warren join the 111th P. V.  Contains many family letters.

Miller, James T.  Bound to be a Soldier: The Letters of Private James T. Miller, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry, 1861-1864, University of Tennessee Press.

114th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Gould, Kevin S.  "Collis' Zouaves: The 114th Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Civil War"  In Journal of Amer. and Comparative Cultures, Bowling Green, Spring 2000, Vol. 23, Issue l, p. 106.

Hagerty, Edward J. Collis' Zouaves: The 114th Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Civil War, Louisana State University Press, date unknown.

Rauscher, Frank. Music on the March, 1862-65, with the Army of the Potomac: 114th Regiment P.V. Collis' Zouaves, Philadelphia : W. M. Fell, 1892:

Chapters I-V
Chapters VI-XII
Chapters XIII-XVII

Rearden, Carol, Ph.D.  "Collis' Zouaves: The 114th Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Civil War"  In Journal of Military History, Lexington, October 1999, Vol. 83, Issue 4, p. 983.

116th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Chisholm, Daniel. The Civil War Notebook of Daniel Chisholm: A Chronicle of Daily Life in the Union Army, 1864-1865, Orion Books, 1989.

McCarter, William (Private 116th PA Infantry).  My Life in the Irish Brigade - The Civil War Reminiscences of Private William McCarter , 116th Pennsylvania Infantry, Savas Publishing, Kevin O'Brien, editor

Mulholland, St Clair A., Colonel.   The Story of the 116th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers in the War for the Rebellion, Fordham University Press, 1996.

118th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Cattell, Alexander G.  An address at the unveiling of the monument erected by the Commercial exchange association of Philadelphia: 118th Regiment, Philadelphia: The Commercial list printing house, 1884.

Donaldson, Francis Adams. (Edited by J. Gregory Acken) Inside the Army of the Potomac: The Civil War Experience of Captain Francis Adams Donaldson, Mechanicsburg, PA:  Stackpole Books, 1998.

History of the Corn Exchange Regiment – The 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers – From Their First Engagement at Antietam to Appomattox, Philadelphia, 1881

Survivors' Association.  History of the 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Philadelphia: J. L. Smith, 1905

Smith, John L. Antietam to Appomattox with the 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers, Corn Exchange Regiment, Philadelphia 1892.

119th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Maier, Larry B. Rough and Regular: A History of the 119th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. White Mane. 

121st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Surviver's Association. History of the 121st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. Philadelphia, 1893.

122d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Transactions of the First Annual Reunion of the 122d Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1884.

Sprenger, George F., 1st Sergeant, Company K. Concise History of the Camp and Field Life of the 122d Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. Lancaster, 1885.

124th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Green, Robert M.   History of the One Hundred Twenty-Fourth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion, 1862-1863,  Philadelphia, 1907.

125th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Banner, Glenn.  Flames Across the Susquehanna, 1993, Camp Curtin Historic Society.  ISBN:  1880976064.  Fictional account of a drummer who enlists in the 125th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers at Camp Curtin in Harrisburg.  Follow his adventures with the Underground Railroad, and at the Battle of Antietam in 1862, and during the Confederate invasion of Pennsylvania in 1863 that led to the burning of the Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge across the Susquehanna River.

History of the One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1862-1863. Philadelphia:  Lippincott, 1906.

126th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Alexander, Ted. The 126th Pennsylvania. Shippensburg, PA, 1984.

Rowe, David W. (Captain Co. K). A Sketch of the 126th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, Chambersburg 1869.

127th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

History of the 127th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, The Dauphin County Regiment,.  Lebanon, 1902.

130th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Spangler, Edward W.  My Little War Experience,  York, PA, 1904 

131st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Orwig, Joseph R.  History of the 131st. Penna. Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Williamsport, Pa.: Sun Book and Job Printing House, 1902.

132d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Hitchcock, Frederick L. (Major, 132nd PA Vols). War from the Inside: The Story of the 132nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry in the War for the Suppression of the Rebellion, 1862-1863, Philadelphia, 1904.

138th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Imler, George R.  1864 pocket dairy of Pvt. George R. Imler, Co. E, 138th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers; personal account of the campaign of the Army of the Potomac from the Wilderness to Petersburg, 1863.

Lewis, Osceola.  History of the One hundred and Thirty-Eighth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Norristown: Wills, Iredell & Jenkins, 1866.

140th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Powelson, B. F., 1st Sergeant. History of Company "K", 140th Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1862-1865, Steubenville, Ohio: The Carnahan Printing Company. 1906. Under the Direction of Brevet Captain Aleck Sweeney and with the Co-operation of others of the Company.

Stewart, Robert L.  History of the One Hundred and Fortieth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, Philadelphia, 1912.

Walters, Sara Gould. Inscription at Gettysburg: 140th Pennsylvania, Company C , Thomas Publications. ISBN: 0939631873. Story of the 140th Pennsylvania Regiment and Capt. David Acheson who was killed in the Wheatfield and buried on the field near a boulder that was subsequently marked "D.A. 140 P.V." and is still visible today. 

141st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Craft, David, Chaplain.  History of the One hundred Forty-First Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. 1862-1865, Towanda, Pa., Reporter-Journal Printing company, 1885.

Molyneux, Joel. (Kermit Molyneux Bird, Editor).  Quill of the Wild Goose : Civil War Letters and Diaries of Private Joel Molyneux, 141st. P.V., Shippensburg, PA, USA : Burd Street Press, 1996.

142d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Downey, James W. A Lethal Tour of Duty: A History of the 142d Regiment, Pennsylvania Voluntary Infantry, 1862-65. MA Thesis, Indiana U PA, 1995, 78 p.

Ness, Charles, ed. "Home to Franklin!: Excerpts from the Civil War Diary of George Randolph Snowden." Western Pennsylvania History Magazine 54 (April l971), pp. 158-66.

Warren, Horatio N.  Two Reunions of the 142d Regiment Pa. Volunteers, Buffalo, N.Y.: The Courier company, printer, 1890.  Available from  University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, MI, 1971. Reprint of 1890 ed.   

143d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Dougherty, James J.  Stone's Brigade and the Fight for the McPherson Farm. Collectively, the 143rd, 149th and 150th PA Volunteers made up Stone's Brigade

145th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Conklin, Eileen.  "Your Affectionate Son:  The Civil War Letters of Private Harley J.  Hilborn In Military Images, Southeastern, May/June 1999, Vol. 20, Issue 6, p. 30 (7 pages)

147th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

28th Regiment.  Re-union of the 28th & 147th Regiments, Pennsylvania Volunteers, Philadelphia, November 24th, 1871.

Schroyer, M. S.  The history of Company "G", 147th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, 1994.

148th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Gayley, Alice Jane.  The 148th Pennsylvania Volunteers: The Story of Company I, Butler, PA:  Mechling Bookbindery, 1998. (ISBN# 0-9703825-2-9)

Muffly, J. W., Editor. The Story of Our Regiment: A History of the 148th Pennsylvania Volunteers, Des Moines, IA: The Kenyon Printing and Manufacturing Company, 1904.

149th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Aldrich, Lewis Cass, Ed. History of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania. Syracuse, NY: D. Mason & Co., Publishers, 1887, pages 184-202

Bassler, John H. Color Episode of the One hundred and Forty-ninth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, in the First Day's Fight at Gettysburg, July 1, 1863, 1907.

Dougherty, James J.  Stone's Brigade and the Fight for the McPherson Farm. Collectively, the 143rd, 149th and 150th PA Volunteers made up Stone's Brigade

Matthews, Richard E.  The 149th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Unit in the Civil War, McFarland Press.

Nesbitt, John.  General History of Company D, 149h PA Volunteers and Personal Sketches of the Members, Allegheny PA, 1899.

Schroeder, Patrick. Pennsylvania Bucktails: A Photographic Album of the 42nd, 149th & 150th Pennsylvania Regiments, Schroeder Publications, September 2001.

150th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Ashhurst, Richard Lewis, Brevet-Major. Address to the Survivors' Association of the 150th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. Read at Gettysburg, Sept. 25th, 1896, Printed by order the Executive Committee, Philadelphia: Printing house of Allen, Lane & Scott, 1896.

Chamberlin, Thomas, Lt. Col. History of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, Second Regiment, Bucktail Brigade.  Revised and enlarged edition, with complete roster, Philadelphia: T. McManus, Jr. & Co., 1905. E527.5-150th

Dougherty, James J. Stone's Brigade and the Fight for the McPherson Farm. Collectively, the 143rd, 149th and 150th PA Volunteers made up Stone's Brigade.

Kieffer, Harry M. The Recollections of a Drummer Boy, Mifflinburg, PA:   Bucktail Books, 2000.

Schroeder, Patrick. Pennsylvania Bucktails: A Photographic Album of the 42nd, 149th & 150th Pennsylvania Regiments, Schroeder Publications, September 2001.

151st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Dreese, Michael A. The 151st Pennsylvania Volunteers at Gettysburg: Like Ripe Apples in a Storm, McFarland Publishing, 2000. ISBN 0786408049

Walker, John Hunt (Compiler).   Appointment at Gettysburg: Sergeant George W. Hellig, One Hundred Fifty-first Infantry Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers and the Civil War, Seattle, WA.: Ars Obscura, 1994.

153d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Kiefer, W. R., Rev. History of the One Hundred and Fifty-third Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Infantry 1862-1863. Easton, Pennsylvania:  The Chemical Publishing Co. 1909.  Assisted by Newton H. Mack

Simmers, William, and Bachschmid, Paul.  The Volunteers Manual, or, Ten months with the 153d Pennsylvania Volunteers: Being a concise narrative of the most important events of the history of the said regiment, Easton, Pa.: D.H. Nieman, Printer, 1863.  (Library of Congress)

Weaver, Ethan Allen.  Owen Rice, Christian, scholar and patriot; a Genealogical, Biographical and Historical Memoir, Germantown, Pa., Private Printer, 1911.  (Library of Congress)

155th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Under the Maltese Cross, Antietam to Appomattox, the loyal uprising in western Pennsylvania, 1861-1865; campaigns 155th Pennsylvania Regiment, narrated by the rank and file.  The 155th Regimental Association, Pittsburg, Pa., 1910.

Marshall, D. P.   Company "K," 155th Pa. Volunteer Zouaves: A detailed history of its organization and service to the country during the Civil War from 1862 until the collapse of the rebellion, together with many incidents and reminiscences  of the camp, the march and the battle field, also much of the history of the grand old 155th assisted by J. A. Cline and W. D. Porter, Butler, Pa: Mechling Bookbindery, Inc., 1998.

158th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Clarence M. Swinn, Jr. (Compiler).  Letters to Lanah: a Series of Civil War Letters Written by Samuel Ensminger, Gettysburg, PA: C. M. Swinn, 1986.

187th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Gibbs, James M. History of the 187th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. Harrisburg: Central Printing and Publishing House, 1905.

192d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Myers, John C. A Daily Journal of the 192nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer, Philadelphia 1864.

195th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Walton, Thomas Beck. A Pennsylvanian in Blue: The Civil War Diary of Thomas Beck Walton.

197th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Williamson, John R. The 197th Regiment Pennsylvania Infantry: One Hundred-Day Troops, 1995.

198th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Woodward, E. M.  History of the One Hundred and Ninety-Eighth Pennsylvania Volunteers, being a complete record of the Regiment, and its camps, marches and battles together with the personal record of every officer and man during his term of service, Trenton, N. J.: MacCrellish & Quigley, Printer, 1884.

 

ARTILLERY REGIMENTS

1st PENNSYLVANIA LIGHT ARTILLERY/43d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Howard-Smith, Logan, ed. The History of Battery A (Formerly Known as the Keystone Battery) and Troop A, N.G.P., Philadelphia: J. C. Winston, 1912.

Sauers, Richard & Tomasak, Peter.  Ricketts' Battery: A History of Battery F, 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Luzerne, PA, 2001.

2d PENNSYLVANIA HEAVY ARTILLERY/112d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Ward, George Washington.  History of the Second Pennsylvania Veteran Heavy Artillery (112th Regiment Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers) 1861 to 1866, Philadelphia: G.W. Ward, 1903.

Williams, Robert A.  "The North's Largest Regiment:  The 2nd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery" In Military Images, Southeastern: Jan/Feb 2004, Vol. 25, Issue 4, 9g. 19

INDEPENDENT BATTERY D (DURELL'S) LIGHT ARTILLERY

Cuffel, Charles A. Durell's Battery in the Civil War (Independent Battery D, Pennsylvania Volunteer Artillery), a Narrative of the Campaigns and Battles of Berks and Bucks Counties' Artillerists in the War of the Rebellion, From the Battery's Organization, September 24, 1861, to Its Muster Out of Service, June l3, l865, Philadelphia: Craig, Finley, l900.

INDEPENDENT BATTERY E (KNAP'S) LIGHT ARTILLERY

Brady, James P.  Hurrah for The Artillery (Knap's Independent Battery E, Pennsylvania Light Artillery), Gettysburg: Thomas Publications, 2004.

INDEPENDENT BATTERY I (ROBERT J. NEVIN'S) LIGHT ARTILLERY

Foering, John O. Register of the Members of the Artillery Corps Washington Grays of The City of Philadelphia Who Served in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1865, Philadelphia 1912.

 

CAVALRY REGIMENTS

1st PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/44th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Falls, R. J.  A Letter Received from Major...by the Chairman of the First Penna. Cavalry Association, and Read at the First Reunion of the Regiment, Held at Lewistown, Pa., October 14 and 15, 1886,. NY:  Polhemus, 1887.  

Lloyd, William P. History of the First Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Cavalry, From its Organization, August, l86l, to September, l864, With List of Names of All Officers and Enlisted Men Who Have Ever Belonged to the Regiment, and Remarks Attached to Each Name, Noting Change... Philadelphia: King & Baird, 1864.  (Library of Congress)

Scott, James K., Colonel.  1st Pennsylvania Cavalry.  The Story of the Battles at Gettysburg.  Harrisburg: Telegraph Press, 1927

3d PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/60th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Rawle, William Brooke, Captain, 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry.   History of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry, Sixtieth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, in the American Civil War, l86l-l865, Philadelphia: Franklin Printing Co., l905.

Rawle, William Brooke, Captain, 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry.  The Right Flank at Gettysburg.  Olde Soldier Books. An account of the operations of Gregg's Cavalry.

4th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/64th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Doster, William E.   A Brief History of the Fourth Pennsylvania Veteran Cavalry,   Longstreet House, 1997. Reprint of 1891 edition.

Hyndman, William .  History of a Cavalry Company:  A Complete Record of Company A, 4th Pennsylvania .  Longstreet House, 1997, Reprint of 1870 edition.

6th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/70th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Gracey, Samuel L.  Annals of the Sixth Pennsylvania Cavalry, Vanberg Publishing.   Reprint of 1868 original. New Introduction by Eric Wittenberg.

Smith, Thomas W. & Wittenberg, Eric J. We have it Damn Hard Out Here: The Civil War Letters of Sergeant Thomas W. Smith, 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry, Kent State University Press. ISBN# 087338623X

7th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/80th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS 

Dornblaser, Thomas F., Sergeant, 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry.  Sabre Strokes of the Pennsylania Dragoons in the War of 1861-1865,  Philadelphia, 1884.

Sipes, William B.  The Saber Regiment:  History of the 7th Pennsylania Volunteer CavalryBlue Acorn. Reprint of 1905 Original

Sipes, William B.  The Seventh Pennsylania Veteran Volunteer Cavalry, Its Record, Reminiscences and Roster, Pottsville, 1905.

Vale,  Joseph.  Minty and the Cavalry:  A History of thr Cavalry Campaigns in the Western Armies,  Harrisburg, Pennyslvania. 1886.

8th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/89th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS 

Carpenter, J. Edward.  A List of the Battles, Engagements, Actions and Important Skirmishes in which the Eighth Pennsylvania Cavalry Participated During the War of 1861-1865, Philadelphia:  Allen, Lane & Scott's Printing House, 1866.

Huey, Pennock.  A True History of the Charge of the Eighth Pennsylvnaia Cavalry at Chancellorsville, Philadelphia, 1885. 

9th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/92d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Rowell, John W.  Yankee Cavalrymen: Through the Civil War with the Ninth Pennsylvania Cavalry, University of Tennessee, 1971.

Veil, Charles Henry. (Edited by Henman Viola) Memoirs of Charles Henry Veil: A Soldier's Recollections of the Civil War and the Arizona Territory, New York: Orion, 1993.

11th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/108th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

History of the Eleventh Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, Together with a Complete Roster of the Regiment and Regimental Officers, Philadelphia: Franklin Printing Company, 1902.

Guss, Abraham Lincoln, 11th Pennsylvania Cavalry. The Coward's Curse and the Patriot's Duty, Carlisle, Pa.:  Printed at the "Herald" office, 1861. 

12th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/113d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Maier, Larry B.   Leather and Steel : The 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry in the Civil War,  White Mane.

13th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/159th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Hand, Harold (Sonny), Jr. One Good Regiment. Victoria, BC, Canada & Oxford, UK: Trafford Publishing, 2000. 320 pages. ISBN 1-55212-460-6. A history of the 13th Pennsylvania Cavalry (117th Pennsylvania Volunteers). Available from Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, or the author at sonnyhand@yahoo.com.

14th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/159th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

The 14th Pa. Volunteer Cavalry in the Civil War by Rev. Wm. Slease, 1915 (Reprint), plus muster rolls added by Ron Gancus, 1999. Available from Mechling Bookbindery

15th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/160th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Kirk, Charles H.  1st Lieutenant, Company E.   History of the Fifteenth Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry Known as the Anderson Cavalry in the Rebellion of 1861-1865Philadelphia, 1906.

16th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/161st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Miller, Charles H, 1st Lieut. and Adjutant. History of the 16th Regiment Pennsylvania Cavalry, for the Year Ending October 31st, 1863, Commanded by Colonel John Irvin Gregg, of Centre County, Pa., Philadelphia: King & Baird, Printers, 1864.

Rummel, George A. Gettysburg Cavalrymen: 16th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, Army of the Potomac, Cavalry Corps, 2nd Division, 3rd Brigade: Complete and Annotated Roster Along with A Brief Description of Marches and Activities During the Gettysburg Campaign (June 27-July 18, 1863). Bridgeport, WV: By the Author, 1999.

17th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/162d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Moyer, Henry P.   History of the Seventeenth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry,  Lebanon, PA, 1911.

18th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/163d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Rodenbough, Theodore. History of the Eighteenth Regiment of Cavalry Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1862-1865, New York:  Wynkoop Crawford, 1909 .

21st PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/182d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Grier, Thomas H. Pennsylvania Cavalry. 21st Regiment, 1863-1865. Annual Reunions of the 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry Association, Gettysburg, 1891.

22d PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/185th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Farrar, Samuel Clarke. The Twenty-Second Pennsylvania Cavalry and the Ringgold Battalion, 1861-1865, Akron, OH: New Werner Co., 1911.

RINGGOLD CAVALRY

Elwood, John W.  Elwood's Stories of the Old Ringgold Cavalry, 1847-1865, Coal Center, PA, 1914.

 

PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES REGIMENTS

Sypher, J. R. History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps: A Complete Record of the Organization, and of the Different Companies, Regiments, and Brigades,  Lancaster, Pa.:  Elias Barr & Co., 1865.  

Sypher, J. R. History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps: A Complete Record of the Organization, and of the Different Companies, Regiments, and Brigades,  Heritage Books.  Reprint of 1865 Original.  ISBN# 1556134983.

Messages of Gov. Andrew G. Curtin, relative to the Reserve Corps, Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1863.

1st PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES/31st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Henry N. Minnigh (Captain 30th PA Infantry, 1st Reserves). History of Company K, 1st Pennsylvania Reserves. Duncansville, Pa.: Thomas Publications.  Reprint of 1891 Original.

2d PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES/31st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Woodward, E. M. Our Campaigns:  The Second Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteers, or, The Marches, Bivouacs, Battles, Incidents of Camp Life, and History of Our Regiment During its Three Years Term of Service, Together with a Sketch of  the Army of the Potomac…, 1995. 

3d PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES/32d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Woodward, E. M., Major.  History of the Third Pennsylvania Reserve: Being a complete record of the regiment, with incidents of the camp, marches ... and battles; together with the personal record of every officer and man during his term of service, Trenton, N.J.: MacCrellish & Quigley, printers, 1883.

8th PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES/37th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Darby, George W., 8th Pennsylvania Reserves.  The Civil War Memoirs of Sergeant George W. Darby, 1861-1865, Heritage Books.  (Edited by Rogan Moore)

Strathern, John H. (Compiled by Marlene C. Bumbera). The Civil War Letters of Cpl. John H. Strathern, Eighth Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps, Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1994.

11th PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES/40th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Gibbs, Joseph.  Three Years in the "Bloody Eleventh": The Campaigns of a Pennsylvania Reserves Regiment, February 2002

12th PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES/41st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Hardin, Martin D.  History of the Twelfth Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps (41st regiment of the line), from its muster into the United States service, August 10th, 1861, to its muster out, June 11th, 1864, together with biographical sketches of officers and men and a complete muster-out roll, New York: Published by the author, 1890.

Kier, Samuel Martin. Sons of the Commonwealth Mechling Book Bindery 1999.

Young, Anne C. The Life and Letters of Corporal William David Jones, 12th Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteers.  The book is self published by the author: acygen@hotmail.com.

13th PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES/42d PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Glover, Edwin A.  Bucktailed Wildcats, a Regiment of Civil War Volunteers, New York: T. Yoseloff, 1960.

Schroeder, Patrick. Pennsylvania Bucktails: A Photographic Album of the 42nd, 149th & 150th Pennsylvania Regiments, Schroeder Publications, September 2001.

Thomson, Osmund Rhodes Howard.  History of the "Bucktails", Kane Rifle Regiment the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps (13th Pennsylvania Reserves, 42nd of the Line), Philadelphia: Electric Printing Company, 1906.

14th PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES/44th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS/1st PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

Falls, R. J.  A Letter Received from Major...by the Chairman of the First Penna. Cavalry Association, and Read at the First Reunion of the Regiment, Held at Lewistown, Pa., October 14 and 15, 1886,. NY: Polhemus, 1887.  

Lloyd, William P.  "History of the First Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Cavalry, From its Organization, August, l86l, to September, l864", With List of Names of All Officers and Enlisted Men Who Have Ever Belonged to the Regiment, and Remarks Attached to Each Name, Noting Change... Philadelphia: King & Baird, 1864. (Library of Congress)

Scott, James K., Colonel.  "1st Pennsylvania Cavalry.  The Story of the Battles at Gettysburg", Harrisburg: Telegraph Press, 1927.

MILITIA OF 1862

Richards, Louis (5th Ward Guards, Company G, 2nd Regiment). Eleven Days in the MIlitia During the War of the Rebellion: Being a Journal of the Emergency Campaign of 1862. BY A Militiaman. Philadelphia, 1883.

U. S. COLORED TROOPS

Scott, Donald, Sr. Images of America: Camp William Penn, Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2008. ISBN 978-07385-5735-9

MISCELLANEOUS

Record of the Federal Dead Buried from Libby, Belle Isle, Danville & Camp Lawton Prisons and at City Point and before Petersburg and Richmond, U. S. Christian Commission. Philadelphia: James D. Rodgers, Printer, 1866

Walter Herbert Blake.  Hand Grips: The Story of the Great Gettysburg Reunion, July 1913, Vineland, NJ: G. E. Smith, 1913

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