5th Pennsylvania Reserves/
34th Pennsylvania Volunteers
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Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 2, pp. 665-91 (14 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v6. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).
Baynes, Richard C., comp. The Life and Ancestry of John Thistlethwaite Baynes (1833-1891). Irvine, CA: By the Compiler, 1987. 133 p. E527B39B39.
Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979. Ref. See p. 1579 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.
Gottfried, Bradley M. "Fisher's Brigade at Gettysburg: The Big Round Top Controversy." Gettysburg Magazine No. 19: pp. 84-93. E475.53G482no19.
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. p. 234 (1 photocopied page) E475.53P422v1. (Address 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. 1. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1987. pp. 95-96 (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. 609-21 (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.
Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.
The following pertinent personal papers are in the Institute's Manuscript Archive:
Carpenter, John T. - Papers (Surgeon's letters and orders, 1861-1864)
Morgan, James E. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, 1861-1862)
Moyer, Daniel V. - HCWRTColl-GACColl (Enlisted man's published memoir, 1862)
Rake, Albert - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, 1861-1863)
Simpson, James R. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted men's letters and reminiscences, 1861-1865)
Treziynlny, J.F.P. - HCWRTColl-FlinchbaughColl (Enlisted man's diary, Aug 23-Sep 3, 1862)
Treziynlny, J.F.P. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's diary, Jun 6, 1861-Jan 15, 1862)
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