21st 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. 77-127 (26 photocopied pages).  E527B32.1993v9  (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

_____. Memoir of Oliver Blanchly Knowles: Late Colonel ofthe 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry and Brevet-Brigadier General. Phila: n.p., l875. 14 p. (14photocopied pages). E527.6.21st.B3.

Burger, T. W. "First to Fall." CW Times Illus (Aug 2000): pp. 32-38 (7 photocopied pages).

G.W. Sandoe, early casualty of Gettysburg Campaign.

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.

Horner, John B. Sgt. Hugh Paxton Bigham: Lincoln's Guard at Gettysburg.Gettysburg, PA: Horner Enterprises, 1994. 58 p. E527.6.21st.B56.

Pennsylvania Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg:Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by theCommonwealth.... Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 901-04 (3 photocopied pages). E475.53P422v2. (Addresses delivered at the dedicationof the regimental monument and a photo of that monument at the Gettysburg National Military Park).

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)

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Charles, Henry F. - BoyerColl (Enlisted man's letters andmemoirs, l862-l865)

Crawford, J. Milton - LeighColl Bk 36: 18 (Enlisted man's letter, May l8, l865)

Maxwell, Samuel - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letter, Oct l, l863)

Pennsylvania 2lst Cav Regtl Papers - PASaveFlagColl (Company transcribed register, 1864)







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