5th Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery


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(formerly the U. S. Army Military History Institute)

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5th Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 9, pp. 603-35 (17 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v10. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979. E491D992. See p. 1571 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the battery's service.

Fox, Arthur B. Our Honored Dead: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in the American Civil War. Chicora, PA: Mechling Bookbindery, 2008. pp. 327-31. F157A4F69

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Harrisburg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. p. 507 (1 photocopied page). E527.4S38.1991v2.(Brief histories of the Independent Batteries and information on their flags).

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

      Keill, Morris - CWMiscColl (Private's letter and discharge certificate, Aug 8, 1863-Jun 30, 1865)

      Sober, Daniel - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's transcribed diary, Sep 3, 1864-Jan 8, 1865)







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