18th Regiment
Pennsylvania Cavalry


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

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Athearn, Robert G.,ed.  "The Civil WarDiary of John Wilson Phillips." VA Mag of Hist & Biog 62 (1954):  pp.95‑123 (29 photocopied pages). Per. 

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC:  Broadfoot,1993.  Vol. 8, pp. 1042-83(21 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. 1567 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment'sservice.

Klingensmith, HaroldA.  “A Cavalry Regiment’sFirst Campaign:  The 18thPennsylvania at Gettysburg.”  GettysburgMag  No. 20: pp. 51-72 (24 photocopied pages). E475.53G482no20. 

Pennsylvania. 18th Cav Regt.  Historyof the Eighteenth Regiment of Cavalry Pennsylvania Volunteers (163rdRegiment of the Line).  NY: Wynkoop Crawford, 1909.  299p.  E527.6.l8th.P4. 

     . 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.889‑901 (8 photocopied pages). E475.53P422v2.  (Addressesdelivered at the dedication of the regimental monument and a photo ofthat monument at the Gettysburg National Military Park). 

Phillips, John W."Experiences in Libby Prison."  In War Papers and Personal Reminiscences (MOLLUS, MO). St. Louis, MO:  Becktold,1892.  pp. 54-73 (10photocopied pages).  E464M5.1991v14. 

Rummel, George A.III.  GettysburgCavalrymen:  19thRegiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, Army of the Potomac, CavalryCorps, 3rd Division, 1st Brigade. Bridgeport, WV:  Bythe Author, 1999.  28 p. E527.5.18th.R86.1999. 

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!:  PennsylvaniaCivil War Battle Flags.  Vol.2.  Hbg, PA:  CapitolPreservation Comm, 1991.  pp.471‑72 (2 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2.  (Brief unit history with emphasis on theregimental flags). 

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila:  By the City,1913.   p. 180 (1photocopied page) E527.97P54T39.  (Briefhistory of the unit).  

The Institute's Photo Archiveincludes images of individuals of this unit. 

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

           Hanna, Stewart.  CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letter, Mar 2l,l865)

           Martin, William H.  HCWRTColl (Enlisted man's lettersand papers, Sep l3, l862-l0, l865)

           Pownall, Henry M. HackenburgColl (Enlisted man's letters,Jan 5, l864-Sep l4, l865)

           Pringle, John D. LeighColl Bk 36:41 (Enlisted man'sletter, May 8, 1865)







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