7th Regiment
Pennsylvania Cavalry


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

13 Jan 03

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC:Broadfoot, 1993.   Vol. 4, pp. 1114-66 (27 photocopied pages).E527B32.1993v4. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Dornblaser, T. F. My Life Story for Young and Old. Privately printed, 1930. 222 p. E601D68.

_____. Sabre Strokes of the Pennsylvania Dragoons in the War of l86l-l865; Interspersed with Personal Reminiscences. Phila: Lutheran Pub Soc,l884. 264 p. E527.6.7th.D67.

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH:Morningside, 1979. Ref. See p. 1561 (1 photocopied page) for a concisesummary of the regiment's service.

Mansfield Men in the Seventh Pennsylvania Cavalry, Eightieth Regiment, With Letters of Charles M. Rumsey and Personal War Sketches, l86l-l865.Mansfield, PA: Chester P. Bailey, l986. 45 p. E527.6.7th.M36.

Pennsylvania. 7th Cav Regt. History and Roster of the Seventh Cavalry Veteran Volunteers. n.p., 1904. 141 p. E527.6.7th.P4.

_____. Chickamauga and Chattanooga Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Chickamauga and Chattanooga: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments....Hbg, PA: W S Ray, 1900. pp. 298-323 (17 photocopied pages). E475.81P4. (Addressesdelivered at the dedication of the regimental monument atChickamauga

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania CivilWar Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA:Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991.. pp. 217-19 (3 photocopied pages).E527.4S38.1987v1.(Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags). 

Sipes, William B. The Seventh Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Cavalry: Its Record, Reminiscences and Roster.... Huntington, WV: Blue Acorn, 2000 reprint of l906. ed 143 p. E527.6.7th.S56.

Thompson, Heber S. The First Defenders. n.p., 1910. 179 p. E527.5.25th.T46.Author also served w/ 7th PA Cav

Vale, Joseph G. Minty and the Cavalry: A History ofCavalry Campaigns in the Western Armies. Harrisburg, PA: E. K. Meyers, l886. 550 p. E493.l.CAV.C8V14.

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

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

Bretz, George Z. - CWMiscColl (Assistant Surgeon'stranscribed letter, Aug l6, l865)

Crandall Family - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letter, Nov l4, l864)

Hays, William - CWMiscColl (Officer's transcribeddiary, Jan 3l-Sep 8, l865)

Kurtz, Martin L. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letter,Aug 2l, l862)

Marvin, Charles A. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man'sletter, Sep 28, l864)

Menges, Jacob - CWTIColl (Corporal's memoirs, Aug l8,l86l-Jun 9, l865)

Mick, Solomon - OelligColl (Enlisted man's lettersand papers, Sep 6, l86l-May l, l865)

Pennsylvania 7th Cavalry Regimental Papers - HackenburgColl (Enlisted man's letters,Oct 22-Nov l8, l86l)

Reed, Francis W. - CWTIColl (Enlisted man's letters,Jun 7, l86l-Feb l, l865)

Stoner, Ira C. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's diary,Sep 6, l864-Jun 22, l865)

Thompson, Heber S. - HCWRTColl (Officer's transcribeddiary Apr 30-Jun 29, l864)

Vale, Joseph G. - CWMiscColl (Pension attorney'sofficial papers, l886, l888)







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