103rd Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


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

U.S. Army Military History Institute
Collections Division
950 Soldiers Drive
Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5021
29 Aug 08

Bates, Samuel P.    History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC:   Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 6, pp. 695-732 (20 photocopied pages).    E527B32.1993v9.    (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Dickey, Luther S. History of the 103d Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865. Chicago: L.S. Dickey, 1910. 400 p. E527.5.103d.D53.

Donaghy, John. Army Experience of.... Deland, FL: E.O. Painter, 1926. 244 p. E601D67.

Dyer, Frederick H.    A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion.   Vol. 2.    Dayton, OH:    Morningside, 1979.    Ref.  See p. 1608 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Fox, Arthur B. Our Honored Dead: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in the American Civil War. Chicora, PA: Mechling Bookbindery, 2008. pp. 172-75. F157A4F69.

Gancus, Ron. The Hardluck Regiment: The Pennsylvania One Hundred and Third. Chicora, PA: Mechling Associates, 1998. 97 p. E527.5.103rdG36.

McNary, Oliver R. "What I Saw and Did Inside and Outside of Rebel Prisons." In War Papers (MOLLUS, KS, Paper #11). 22 p. (11 photocopied pages). E464M5.1991v15.

Sauers, Richard A.   Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags.  Vol. 2.   Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991.    pp. 346-47 (2 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Alexander, Alvin H. - CWMiscColl (Officer's letters, Feb 12-Nov 13, 1863)

Croop, William H. - CWTIColl (Enlisted man's letters, Jun 17, 1862-Jan 5, 1866)

Issard, William - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's poem, 1862)

Kiester, Jacob S. - CWTIColl (Enlisted man's letters, Mar 19-Aug 31, 1862)

Laughlin, Reynolds - CWMiscColl (Enlisted men and officer's letters and papers, 1861-1865)






U. S. C. T.

©  Alice J. Gayley, all rights reserved

Web Space provided by