15th Regiment
Pennsylvania Cavalry


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

Historical Services Division
7 Aug 06

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC:Broadfoot, 1993.  Vol. 8, pp. 902-49 (24 photocopied pages).E527B32.1993v8.  (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 p. 1565 (1 photocopied pages) for a concisesummary of the regiment's service. 

Granger, Arthur O. "A Witness to History: An Account of General Johnston's Surrender." CW Times Illus (Apr 1985): pp. 40-41 (2 photocopied pages). Per.

Houston, J. H. Letters Home, Sep. 17, 1862 - Feb. 21, 1865 From Pvt. James Hervey Houston, Co. C, Anderson Cavalry, Headquarters Dept. and Army of the Cumberland. [Comp. By James H. Houston, Jr.] n.p., 1997. 13 p. E601H834.

Kirk, Charles H. History of the Fifteenth Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, Which was Recruited and Known as the Anderson Cavalry in the Rebellion ofl86l-l865. Phila: n.p., 1906. 784 p. E527.6.l5th.K57.

In Memoriam, Major William Harrison Lambert, 1842-1912: Memorial Service in the Second Presbyterian Church, Germantown.... Phila: n.p., 1912. 36 p. (18 photocopied pages). E467.lL38M45.

Nash-Cosgrove, Lori. "The Diary of Capt. Edward Sellers, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry." North South Trader's Civil War Vol. 32, No. 1 (1006): pp. 20-28 (9 photocopied pages). Per.

Palmer, William J. Letters, l853-l868. Phila: Ketterlinus, 1906. 128 p. E467.1P24A4.

Pennsylvania. 15th Cav Regt. A Short Account of the AnnualBanquet...1894-1903. Various publishers, 1894-1903. E527.6.15th.P46.1894-1903.

_____. A Short Account of the 28th Annual Banquet...December 6, 1900. Phila: n.p., 1900. 61 p. (29 photocopied pages). E527.6.15th.P48.

_____. Chickamauga and Chattanooga Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Chickamauga and Chattanooga: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments.... Hbg, PA: W S Ray, 1900. pp. 341-66 (16 photocopied pages). E475.81P4. (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the regimental monument at Chickamauga).

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania CivilWar Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991.  . pp. 465-66 (2 photocopied pages).E527.4S38.1991v2. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Stabler, James B., ed. Thy Affectionate Son...: ACollection of Letters of Three Brothers: John Palmer, William T. Palmer, and Edward L. Palmer From the 1860s. Colorado Springs, CO:By the Editor, 1993. 96 p. E527.9A43.

Storey, Brit A. The Mutiny of the Fifteenth Cavalry, 1862-1863. Alamosa, CO:Adams Coll,1973. 22 p. E527.6.l5th.S753.

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913.  pp. 175-78 (3 photocopied pages). E527.97P54T39. (Brief historyof the unit).

Williams, John A. Leaves From a Trooper's Diary. Phila: Bell Printer, l869. 103p. E527.6.l5th.W54.

Wilson, Suzanne. Column South: With the Fifteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry from Antietam to the Capture of Jefferson Davis. Flagstaff, AZ:J. F. Colton, 1960. 389 p. E60lC64.

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

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

Anderson-Capehart-McGowan Family Papers - CWMiscColl (Enlisted men and officer's letters, Mar 8, l863-Jan 23, l865)

Antes, Frederic - CWMiscColl (Corporal and sergeant's published diary, Sep 8, l864-Jul 8, l865)

Bourke, John G. Papers (Descendant's transcribed interview concerning enlisted man and officer's service, l863-65)

Breckinridge, George A. - CWTIColl (Enlisted man's letters, Mar l6, l863-May 30, l864)

Caldwell, John - SwordColl (Quartermaster Sergeant's letters and papers, Feb 12-Nov l5, l864)

Hersh, Paul - CWMiscColl (Sergeant's transcribed letters, Oct l2, l862-May 25, l865) 

Lancaster, Thomas - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's transcribed letter, Jan 4, l863)

Lloyd,Harvey - HattieBurleighPapers (Officer's letters, Jun l, l864, Jun 20, l864

Morton, Annesley N. - CWMiscColl (Officer's letters, Sep 2, l862-Jan 3, l865)

Palmer, William J. Papers (General officer's service, l86l-l865)

Pennsylvania l5th Cavalry Regimental Papers - CarlisleBarracks Coll (Unknown soldier's diary, Aug l2-Sep 6, l862)

Ramsey, Theodore - CWMiscColl (Quartermaster Sergeant and officer's letters, May 14, 1863-May 29, l865)

Rasor, David - CWTIColl (Enlisted man's letters and papers, Jul 3l, l863; Mar 11, l864; Aug 25, l865)

Weller, Charles - CWTIColl (Enlisted man's published letters and memoir, Jul 7, l862-Sep 12,







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