4th Pennsylvania Reserves/
33d Pennsylvania Volunteers


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

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15 Jan 2009

Bates, Samuel P.    History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5.Wilmington, NC:   Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 1, pp. 636-64 (15 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. pp. 93-94 (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. 597-609 (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. 71-72 (2 photocopied pages) for a brief history of the unit.

Vanscotten, M.H., & France, M.H. The Conception, Organization and Campaigns of "Company H." 4th Penn Reserve, Volunteer Corps, 33 Regiment in Line. Tunkhannock, PA: 1885. 130 p. E527.5.33rdV36.

Walton, William D. "A Quaker Goes to War." CW Times Illustrated (Aug 1997): pp. 22-23, 26, 28, 30, & 62-66 (10 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:

Coyle, Henry S. - LeighColl Book 16: 4 (Sergeant's letter, Oct 1861)

Gay, Calvin - PaSaveFlagsColl (Enlisted man's letter, Oct 31, 1861)

Gay, James & Calvin - CWMiscColl-GayFamily (Enlisted men's letters, Dec 13, 1859-Nov 29, 1864)

Henry, William H. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Jul 15, 1861-Oct 16, 1862)






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