6th Pennsylvania Reserves/
35th 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. 2, pp. 692-719 (14 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 pp. 1579-80 (2 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Elswick, William. "A Gettysburg Hero." Military Images Magazine (Jul/Aug 1993): p. 11 (1 photocopied page). Per. Medal of Honor recipient, Chester Furman.

Margraff, William F. A Civil War Soldier's Last Letters. NY: Vantage, 1975. 61 p. E601M38.

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. 235-41 (4 photocopied pages). 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. 621-34 (8 photocopied pages). E527.4S99. (Roster of the regiment).

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Ashenfelter, Benjamin - HCWRTColl (Sergeant and officer's letters, Apr 2, 1861-May 26, 1865)

Belknap, John H. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, May 19, 1862)

Henderson, Vernon F. - CWTIColl (Enlisted man's diary, Jul 17, 1861-Jun 2, 1862)

Pennsylvania 35th Infantry Regimental Papers - CWMiscColl (Official papers, Nov 14, 1862-Jun 13, 1864)

U.S. Regulars, 4th Artillery Regiment - BrakeColl (Sergeant's experiences, Jul 1-3, 1863)

Wheaton, Francis E. - CWMiscColl (Officer's letter, May 17, 1862)






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