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Introductory Note

History of the Pennsylvania Reserves

Sypher, J. R., Esq.  History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps: A Complete Record of the Organization and of the Different Companies, Regiments, Brigades Complied from Official Reports and other Documents, 1865.

1st Pennsylvania Reserve Corps/30th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers
-           Field and Staff Officers
-           Regimental Band
-           Company A   -  Chester County
-           Company B   -  Lancaster, Lancaster County
-           Company C   -  Delaware and Chester Counties
-           Company D   -  Lancaster and York Counties
-           Company E   -  Lancaster County
-           Company F   -  Rockdale, Delaware County
-           Company G   -  Phoenixville, Chester County
-           Company H   -  Carlisle, Cumberland County
-           Company I    -  Cumberland County
-           Company K   -  Adams County
-           Unassigned Men
-           References

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 Reserve Corps/31st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers
-           Field and Staff Officers
-           Regimental Band
-           Company A   -  Philadelphia
-           Company B   -  Philadelphia
-           Company C   -  Philadelphia
-           Company D   -  Philadelphia
-           Company E   -  Philadelphia
-           Company F   -  Blair and Huntingdon Counties
-           Company G   -  Blair and Huntingdon Counties
-           Company H   -  Philadelphia
-           Company I*
-           Company K   -  Philadelphia
-           Unassigned Men
-           Monument at Gettysburg

*Disbanded, August 27, 1861

Woodward, Evan Morrison, Major. Our Campaigns: The Second Regiment Pennsylvania reserve Volunteers, Shippensburg, PA: White Mane, 1995. Reprint of 1865 original. Edited by Stanley Zamonski

3d Pennsylvania Reserve Corps/32d Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers
-           Field and Staff Officers
-           Company A   -  Berks County
-           Company B   -  Wayne County
-           Company C   -  Bucks County
-           Company D   -  Berks County
-           Company E   -  Philadelphia
-           Company F   -  Berks County
-           Company G   -  Philadelphia
-           Company H   -  Berks County
-           Company I    -  Berks County
-           Company K   -  Bucks County
-           Unassigned Men
-           Monument at Antietam

Woodward, E. M.  History of the Third Pennsylvania Reserves. Trenton, New Jersey:  MacCrellish & Quigley, Book and Job Printers, 1883.

4th Pennsylvania Reserve Corps/33d Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers
-           Field and Staff Officers
-           Company A  -  Philadelphia
-           Company B  -  Philadelphia
-           Company C  -  Montgomery County
-           Company D  -  Philadelphia
-           Company E  -  Lycoming County
-           Company F  -  Monroe County
-           Company G  -  Philadelphia
-           Company H  -  Susquehanna County
-           Company I   -  Philadelphia
-           Company K  -  Chester County
-           Unassigned Men
-           Monument at Antietam

Ogden, William H. H. My Reminiscences of the G.A.R., Heritage Books. ISBN# 0788425021

Vanscoten, M. H.  The Conception, Organization and Campaigns of Company H, 4th Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps, 33rd Regiment in Line, 1861-1865.  Tunkhannock, PA: Baldwin & Chapman, 1885.

5th Pennsylvania Reserve Corps/34th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers
-           Field and Staff Officers
-           Company A  -  Lycoming County
-           Company B  -  Northumberland County
-           Company C  -  Clearfield County
-           Company D  -  Union County
-           Company E  -  Centre County
-           Company F  -  Bradford County
-           Company G  -  Huntingdon County
-           Company H  -  Lycoming County
-           Company I   -  Huntingdon County
-           Company K  -  Lancaster County
-           Unassigned Men

6th Pennsylvania Reserve Corps/35th Pennsylvania Volunteers
-           Field and Staff Officers
-           Company A  -  "The Iron Guard," Columbia County
-           Company B  -  Snyder County
-           Company C  -  Wayne County
-           Company D  -  Franklin County
-           Company E   -  Danville, Montour County
-           Company F   -  "Northern Invincibles," Towanda, Bradford County
-           Company G  -   "J. D. Cameron Infantry," Middletown, Dauphin County
-           Company H  -  "Tioga Invincibles," Wellsboro, Tioga County
-           Company I    -  "Towanda Rifles," Towanda, Bradford County
-           Company K   -  "Susquehanna Volunteers," Susquehanna, Susquehanna County
-           Unassigned Man
-           Monument at Gettysburg
-           Battle of Dranesville, December 20, 1861

7th Pennsylvania Reserve Corps/36th Pennsylvania Volunteers
-           Field and Staff Officers
-           Company A  -  Cumberland County
-           Company B  -  Perry County
-           Company C  -  Lebanon County
-           Company D  -  Clinton County
-           Company E  -  Philadelphia
-           Company F  -  Luzerne County
-           Company G  -  Philadelphia
-           Company H  -  Cumberland County
-           Company I   -  Berks and Lebanon Counties
-           Company K  -  Philadelphia
-           Unassigned Men
-           Monument at Antietam
-           A Diary of Prison Life: Andersonville and Florence, SC
            Samuel Elliot, Private, Company A

8th Pennsylvania Reserve Corps/37th Pennsylvania Volunteers
-           Field and Staff Officers
-           Regimental Band
-           Company A  -  Butler and Armstrong Counties
-           Company A  -  Armstrong County
-           Company B  -  Allegheny County
-           Company C  -  Allegheny County
-           Company D  -  Brownsville, Fayette County
-           Company E  -  Allegheny County
-           Company F  -  Bedford County
-           Company G  -  Fayette County
-           Companies D and G  -  Fayette County
-           Company H  -   Clarion County
-           Company I    -   Waynesburg, Greene County
-           Company K  -  Washington County
-           Unassigned Men
-           Monument at Antietam

George W. Darby (8th PA Reserve Volunteers).  The Civil War Memoirs of
Sergeant George W. Darby, 1861-1865
, Heritage Books.

9th Pennsylvania Reserve Corps/38th Pennsylvania Volunteers
-          Field and Staff Officers
-          Company A  -   Pittsburg
-          Company B  -   Pittsburg
-          Company C  -   Pittsburg
-          Company D  -   Pittsburg
-          Companies C, D, E, F, G, H and K
-          Company E  -   Pittsburg
-          Company F  -   Meadville, Crawford County
-          Company F
-          Company G  -  Pittsburg
-          Company H  -  Beaver County
-          Company I   -   Pittsburg
-          Company K  -  Pittsburg
-           Monument at Gettysburg

10th Pennsylvania Reserve Corps/39th Pennsylvania Volunteers
-         Field and Staff Officers
-         Company A  -  Somerset, Somerset County
-         Company B  -  West Middlesex, Mercer County
-         Company C  -  Franklin, Venango, County
-         Company C  -  Franklin, Venango, County
-         Company D  -  Canonsburg, Washington County
-         Company E  -  Clarion County
-         Company F  -  Rochester, Beaver County
-         Company G  -  Mercer, Mercer County
-         Company H  -  Warren, Warren County
-         Company I   -  Meadville, Crawford County
-         Company K  -  Beaver County
-         Monument at Gettysburg

11th Pennsylvania Reserve Corps/40th Pennsylvania Volunteers
-          Field and Staff Officers
-          Company A  -  Cambria County
-          Company B  -  Indiana County
-          Company C  -  Butler County
-          Company D   -  Butler County
-          Company E   -  Indiana County
-          Company F   -  Fayette County
-          Company G  -  Armstrong County
-          Company H  -  Westmoreland County
-          Company I   -  Westmoreland County
-          Company K  -  Jefferson County
-          Unassigned Men
-          Regimental Band
-          Medal of Honor Recipient
-          Company K Casualties and Prisoners May and Early June 1864
-          Accounting of the original Company K, following expiration of enlistment
-          Departure of the Brady Guards, The Brookville Republication June 8, 1861

-          Death of Giles Skinner, Company K, The Brookville Republication January 29, 1862

-          Captain Evans R. Brady Letter to His Mother, May 14, 1862

-          Captain Evans R. Brady, Company K, Aftermath of Battle of Gaines Mills, June 27, 1862

-          Joseph P. Miller, Co. K, July 4th and 5th, 1862
-          Captain Evans R. Brady Letter to Wife, July 6, 1862
-          Letter from Captain Evans R. Brady, Company K, to his Mother, September 8, 1862

-          Death of T. S. Moore, Company B, September 18, 1862

-          Letters from Company B, December 1862

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

12th Pennsylvania Reserve Corps/41st Pennsylvania Volunteers
-           Field and Staff Officers
-           Company A  -  Philadelphia
-           Company B  -  Wyoming County
-           Company C  -  Bradford County
-           Company D  -  Dauphin County
-           Company E  -  Northampton County
-           Company F  -  Westmoreland County
-           Company G  -  York County
-           Company H  -  Indiana County
-           Company I  -  Huntingdon County
-           Company K  -  Franklin County
-           Company H, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves Indiana Democrat, December 24, 1862
-           Monument at Gettysburg

Hardin, Martin D. History of the Twelfth Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps (41st Regiment of the Line), New York, 1890.

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 Reserve Corps/42d Pennsylvania Volunteers/1st Pennsylvania Rifles
1st Pennsylvania Rifles  (Jason D. Sunderland)

-          Field and Staff Officers
-          Company A  -   "Anderson Life Guards", Lawrenceville, Tioga County
-          Company B  -   "Morgan Rifles", Duncannon, Perry County
-          Company C  -   "Cameron County Rifles"
-          Company D  -   "Raftsman Guard", Warren County
-          Company E  -   "Tioga Rifles", Wellsboro, Tioga County
-          Company F  -   "Irish Infantry", Carbon County
-          Company G  -   "Elk County Rifles"
-          Company H  -   "Wayne Independent Rifles", Chester County
-          Company I    -   "M'Kean County Rifles"
-          Company K   -   "Raftsman Rangers", Curwensville, Clearfield County

-          Medal of Honor Recipient
-          Re-enactors
-          References

Thomson, O. R. Howard & Rauch, William. History of the Bucktails: Kane Rifle Regiment of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps. Philadelphia, 1906.

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

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

14th Pennsylvania Reserve Corps/44th Regiment 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

15th Pennsylvania Reserve Corps/43d Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers/1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery

References:

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 , Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

Sypher, Josiah R.  History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, Lancaster, 1865.

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