16th Regiment
Pennsylvania Cavalry


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

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Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC:Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 8, pp. 950-1000  (26 photocopied pages).E527B32.1993v8. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Beidler, Jacob. Jacob Beidler's Book No. A: A Diary Kept by Jacob Beidler from November 1857 Thru July 1863. Mifflintown, PA: Juniata County Hist Soc, 1994. 164 p. E601B44.

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979. Ref. See p.1566 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

History of the 16th Regiment Pennsylvania Cavalry For the Year Ending October 31st, 1863...Phila: King & Baird, 1864. 44 p. E527.6.16th.H57. Photocopy of original.

Mohr, James C., ed. The Cormany Diaries: A Northern Family in the Civil War. Pittsburgh, PA: U Pitt Pr, l982. 597 p. E464C66.

Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by theCommonwealth.... Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 867-81 (8 photocopied pages). E475.53P422v2. (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the regimental monument and a photo of that monument at the Gettysburg National Military Park).

Rohm, Frederic W. No Braver Man: Ferdinand F. Rohm, Chief Bugler, 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry: A True Story of the American Civil War, Union Cavalry, and the Medal of Honor. Fredericksburg, VA: Sgt Kirkland's, 1998. 179 p. PZ4R639No.

Rummel, George A. Gettysburg Cavalrymen: 16th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, Army of the Potomac, Cavalry Corps, 2nd Division, 3rd Brigade: Complete and Annotated Roster Along with A Brief Description of Marches and Activities During the Gettysburg Campaign (June 27-July 18, 1863). Bridgeport, WV: By the Author, 1999. 28 p. E527.6.16th.R86.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. pp. 467-68 (2 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags). 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry (p. 2)

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913. p. 179 (1 photocopied page). 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:

Miller, J. Wright - LeighColl Bk 5: 42 (Enlisted man's letter, Feb l8, l865)

Ressler, Isaac H. - CWTIColl (Officer's diary, l862-l865)

Robinson, James C. - CWMiscColl (Officer's paper, Oct l7, l864; newspaper clippings, Oct 29, l864; Jul 7, l865)

Smith, John - PaSaveFlagsColl (Enlisted man's letters, Mar 6-22, l863)

Yoder, Jonah - R.BoyerColl (Enlisted man's transcribed diary, May l0-Sep 5, l863)







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