13th Regiment
Pennsylvania Cavalry


Source:  U. S. Army Heritage and Education Center
(formerly the U. S. Army Military History Institute)

Historical Services Division
18 Jul 06

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC:Broadfoot, 1993.   Vol. 6, pp. 1267-1309 (22 photocopied pages).E527B32.1993v6.  (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Schmittle, George. Chickamauga, Andersonville, Fort Sumter and Guard Duty at Home: Four CivilWar Diaries by Pennsylvania Soldiers. [Ed by Robert P. Broadwater] Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2006. pp. 162-90.E601C44.

Dougherty, Michael. Diary of a Civil War Hero. NY: Pyramid Bks, 1960. 128 p.

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979. Ref. See p. 1564 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service. 

Hand,Harold, Jr. One Good Regiment: The 13th Pennsylvania Cavalry in the Civil War,1861-1865. Victoria, Canada: Trafford, 2000. 302 p. E527.6.13th.H36.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania CivilWar Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991.  pp. 384-85 (2 photocopied pages).E527.4S38.1991v2.. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913.  pp. 172-73(2 photocopied pages). E527.97P54T39. (Brief history of the unit).

The Institute's Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Dougherty, Michael - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's diary, Oct 1863, Jan-Dec 1864)

McCahan Family - HCWRTColl (Officer's papers, l86l-l864)







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