105th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


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. 6, pp. 779-827 (25 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v6. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Duff, Levi B. To Petersburg with the Army of the Potomac: The Civil War Letters of Levi Bird Duff, 105th Pennsylvania Volunteers. [Edited by Jonathan E. Helmreich] Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009. 232 p. E601.D84.

Dyer, Frederick H.    A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion.   Vol. 2.    Dayton, OH:   Morningside, 1979.    Ref.  See p. 1609 (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. 175-78. F157.A4.F69.

Linder, Edward Jr. "ID Disc and Kearney Shield of Pvt. William McCutcheon, 105th Pennsylvania." North South Trader's Civil War Vol. 33, No. 2 (2008): pp. 30-31. Per.

Palm, Ronn. “Hard-luck Officers of the 105th Pennsylvania Infantry.” Military Images Magazine 23 (Jan/Feb 2002): pp. 17-19(3 photocopied pages). Per.

Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth. Vol. 1. Hbg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 547-51 (4 photocopied pages). E475.53P422v1.   (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the regimental monument and a photo of that monument at the Gettysburg National Military Park).

Sauers, Richard A.   Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags.  Vol. 2.   Hbg, PA:   Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991.   pp. 351-353 (3 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Scott, Kate M. History of the One Hundred and Fifth Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers: A Complete History of the Organization, Marches, Battles, Toils, and Dangers Participated in by the Regiment from the Beginning to the Close of the War, l86l- l865. Phila: New World, 1877. 329 p. E527.5.l05th.S36.

Thompson, Albert C. "Major-General Philip Kearney, as Known in History and as Known to Me as One Who Served Under him While he Commanded the First Division of the Third Corps of the Army of the Potomac." In Sketches of War History (MOLLUS, OH, Vol. 6). Cincinnati, OH: Monfort, 1908. pp. 78-88 (11 photocopied pages). E464M5.1991v6.

Watson, William. Letters from a Civil War Surgeon. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue, 1996. 176 p. E621W37.1996. Reprint of 1961 ed, UM24.l86l-65.W37.l961a.

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Bell, David - Papers (Enlisted man's letters, Sep l86l-Jun 1862)

Craig, Samuel A. - CWTIColl (Enlisted man and officer's memoir, Apr l86l-Dec 25, l866)

Crandall Family - CWMiscColl (Corporal's letters, Jan 22-Mar 26, l865; enlisted men's letters and papers, Nov 26, l864-Jun l7, l865)

Pennsylvania l05th Infantry Regimental Papers - BrakeColl (Surgeon's published letters, Jul 7-Sep 27, l863)

Rockwell, Phillip - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's papers, l86l-l865)

Salsgiver, David - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Mar 5-Jul 5, l862)






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