20th 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. 9,  pp. 32-76 (23 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v9  (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. 1568 (1 photocopied page) for a concisesummary of the regiment's service.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania CivilWar Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA:Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. pp. 479-81 (3 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. pp. 183-84 (2 photocopied pages). E527.97P54T39. (Brief history ofthe unit).

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

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

Landis, William J. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's diary, Jul l863-Oct l865)

Leonard, Benjamin C. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's summary of service, discharge, and pension records, Dec 29, l863-Jul l865)

Michael, Cyrus M. and George Smith Papers - CWMiscColl(Enlisted men's newspaper

Morrow, Isaac & Joseph - HCWRTColl (Enlisted men's transcribed letters, Aug l8, l862-Mar 8, l865)







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