3rd Cavalry/60th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


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

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Averell, William W. "With the Cavalry on the Peninsula." In Battles & Leaders of the CW, Vol. 2. NY: Yoseloff, 1956. pp. 429-33 (5 photocopied pages). E470.B346v2.

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 3, pp. 360-406 (24 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v3. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Brooke-Rawle, William. "Further Remarks on the Cavalry Fight on the Right Flank at Gettysburg." Jrnl US Cav Assn 4 (1891): pp. 157-60 (3 photocopied pages). Per.

_____. "Gregg's Cavalry Fight at Gettysburg, July 3, l863." Jrnl US Cav Assn 4 (1891): pp. 257-75 (10 photocopied pages). Per.

_____. "The Right Flank at Gettysburg." In The Annals of the War Written by Leading Participants North and South. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1988. pp. 467-84 (10 photocopied pages). E464A6.1988.

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979. Ref. See pp. 1558-59 (2 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Eckert, Edward K., and Amato, Nicholas J., eds. Ten Years in the Saddle: The Memoir of William Woods Averell. San Rafael, CA: Presidio Pr, l978. 443 p. E60lA85.

Gilmore, David M. "Cavalry, Its Use and Value as Illustrated by Reference to the Engagements at Kelly's Ford and Gettysburg." In Glimpses of the Nation's Struggle (MOLLUS, MN, Vol. 2). St. Paul, MN: St. Paul Book & Sta Co, 1890. pp. 38-51 (7 photocopied pages). E464M5.1991v27.

_____. "With Gregg at Gettysburg." In Glimpses of the Nation's Struggle (MOLLUS, MN, Vol. 4). St. Paul, MN: Collins, 1898. pp. 92-111 (10 photocopied pages). E464M5.1991v29.

Hess, Frank V. "The First Cavalry Battle at Kelly's Ford, Va." First Maine Bugle 3 (1893): pp. 3-16 & 4 (l893): pp. 8-22 (16 photocopied pages). E5ll.4M351.

Pennsylvania. 3rd Cav Regt. History of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry, Sixtieth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, in the American Civil War, l86l-l865. Phila: Franklin Prtg Co, l905. 6l4 p. E527.6.3d.P44.

_____. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth.... Vol. 2. Harrisburg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 816-35 (12 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).

Rawle, Francis. William Brooke Rawle. Phila: Univ of PA Alum Registry, 1916. 7 p. E467.1R24R24.1916.

Rummel, George A. III. Gettysburg Cavalrymen: 3rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, Army of the Potomac, Cavalry Corps, 2nd Division, 1st Brigade. Bridgeport, WV: By the Author, 1999. 28 p. E527.5.3rd.R86.1999.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 1. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1987. pp. 166-68 (3 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1987v1. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Speese, Andrew J. Story of Companies H, A and C, Third Pennsylvania Cavalry, at Gettysburg, July 3, l863. Phila: n.p., l906.   22 p. E527.6.3d.P45.

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913. pp. 157-59 (2 photocopied pages). E527.97P54T39. (Brief history of the unit).

Wister, Sally B. Walter S. Newhall: A Memoir. Phila: For the Benefit of the Sanitary Comm, 1864. l40 p. E527.6.3d.W3.

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

The following pertinent personal papers are in the Institute's Manuscript Archive:
  • Band, William - HCWRTColl-CabaColl (Enlisted man's letters, Aug 30, l86l-Aug l2, l864)
  • Brooke-Rawle, William - HCWRTColl-GACColl (Officer's letter about Gettysburg, Mar 26, l886)
  • Germantown Academy Papers - ParryFamilyColl (Officer's biographical sketches, l86l-l865)
  • Hamer, John & Samuel - HCWRTColl (Enlisted men's letters diaries, official papers, Sep l7, l86l-Sep l6, l864)
  • Martin, Arthur - HCWRTColl-CabaColl (Enlisted man's letters, Feb l4, l864-Oct 25, l865)
  • Miller, William E. - HCWRTColl-CabaColl (Newspaper article describing officer's service at Gettysburg, Jul l-3, l863)
  • Miscellaneous letters - BoyerColl (Enlisted man's letters, Jan 28, l863, Feb 4, l865)
  • Pennsylvania 3rd Cav Regtl Papers - BrakeColl (Enlisted men, sergeant and officer's published recollections about Gettysburg, Jul 1-3, 1863)







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