Independent BatteryE


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IndependentBattery E Pennsylvania Light Artillery

Association of the 28th and 147th Regiments Infantry andIndependent Battery "E," Light Artillery, Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers. Associationof the.... Phila: Allen, Lane & Scott, 187?. 8 p. (5 photocopied pages).El73Pl8no248pam6.

Bates, Samuel P.    History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers,1861-5.   Wilmington, NC:   Broadfoot, 1993.    Vol. 10,pp. 883-92 (6 photocopied pages).   E527B32.1993v10.   (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Brady, James P., comp. Hurrah for the Artillery!:Knap's Independent Battery "E," Pennsylvania LightArtillery. Gettysburg,PA: Thomas, 1992. 456 p.E527.8H87.1992.

Brown, H. E. The 28th Regt. P.V.V.I., the 147th Regt. P.V.V.I., and Knap's Ind. Battery "E", at Gettysburg, July 1, 2, 3, 1863. n.p., n.d. 7 p. (3 photocopied pages). E475.53B76.

Dyer, Frederick H.    A Compendium of the Warof the Rebellion.   Vol. 2.   Dayton,OH:    Morningside, 1979.   Ref.  See p. 1575-76 (2 photocopied page)  for a concise summary of the battery'sservice.

Pennsylvania.Chickamauga and ChattanoogaBattlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Chickamauga and Chattanooga:Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments.... Hbg, PA:Wm S Ray, 1900. pp. 371-84 (10 photocopied pages).E475.81P4. (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the battery monument at Chickamauga).

Pennsylvania.Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvaniaat Gettysburg:Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth... Vol. 2. Hbg, PA:Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 922-928 (5 photocopied pages).E475.53P422v2. (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the battery monumentand a photo of that monument at the Gettysburg National Military Park).

Sauers, Richard A.   Advance theColors!: PennsylvaniaCivil War BattleFlags.  Vol. 2.   Hbg, PA:   Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991.   pp. 522-23 (2 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2.   (Brief histories of the IndependentBatteries and information on their flags).

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila:By the City, 1913. p. 154 (1 photocopied page). E527.97P54T39. (Brief history of the unit).

The Institute’s Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

  • Anderson-Capehart-McCowanFamily - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Mar27, l862-Apr 22, l865)
  • Heazlitt,James B. - CWMiscColl (Sergeant's diary, Jan22-Aug 23, l863)
  • Nichol, David - HCWRTColl-NicholColl (Sergeant's letters and diary,Sep 25, l86l- Jun 2, l865)
  • Rendlen,Henry - HCWRTColl-GACColl (Enlisted man's lettersand papers, Nov 24, l86l- May l6, l864)
  • Stewart, James P. - CWTIColl (History of Knap's Battery and enlisted man's letters, Jun 28, l86l-Jul6, l863)








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