3d Pennsylvania Reserves/
32d Pennsylvania Volunteers


Source:  U. S. Army Heritage and Education Center
(formerly the U. S. Army Military History Institute)

U.S. Army Military History Institute
Historical Services Division
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Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5021
15 Jan 2009

Bates, Samuel P.    History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5.Wilmington, NC:   Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 1, pp. 609-35 (13 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v6. (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 p. 1578 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 1. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1987. See pp. 91-92 (2 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1987v1. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Sherry, Jeffrey F. "'The Terrible Impetuosity': The Pennsylvania Reserves at Gettysburg." Gettysburg Magazine No. 16: pp. 68-80. E475.53G482no16.

Sypher, J. R. History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps.... Lancaster, PA: Elias Barr, 1865. pp. pp. 584-97 (7 photocopied pages). E527.4S99. (Roster of the regiment).

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913. E527.97P54T39. See pp. 69-70 (2 photocopied pages) for a brief history of the unit.

Woodward, E. M., and Zamonski, Stan. 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, Under Generals McClellan, Burnside, Hooker, Meade, and Grant. Shippensburg, PA: Burd Street Press, 1995. 305 p. E527.3.31stW662. Essentially a reprint of Woodward's Our Campaigns: Or, the Marches, Bivouacs, Battles, Incidents of Camp Life.... Phila: J. E. Potter, 1865. 256 p. E527.5.31stW66.

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Boyer, John H. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Jun 20, 1861-Jan l3, 1864)

Fisher, Benjamin F. - Papers (General officer's papers and letters, May 12, 1862-Dec 18, 1865)

Kutz, Bently - HCWRTColl (Enlisted man's letter, Nov 23, 1861)

Wright, Albert A. - FluhrColl (Mimeo of enlisted man's diary, Jun 13, 1862-Jan 1, 1864)






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