121st Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


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

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16 Nov 07

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 7, pp. 30 -53 (12 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v6. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

"Best Friends." CW Times Illustrated (Mar 2001): p. 80 (1 photocopied page). Per. Photo of & vignette on Jesse Manson & Samuel W. Fair.

Biddle, Chapman. The First Day of the Battle of Gettysburg: An Address Delivered Before the Historical Society of Pennsylvania on the 8th of March, l880. Phila: Lippincott, l880. 50 p. E475.53.B58.

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979. E491D992. See p. 1663 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Max, Edward. "Captain William White Dorr, Company K, 121st Pennsylvania Infantry." Military Images (Sep/Oct 2007): pp. 22-23. Per.

Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth.... Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 663-80 (10 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).

_____. 121st Inf Regt. History of the 121st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, by the Survivors' Association: An Account From the Ranks. Phila: Catholic Standard & Times, 1906. 292 p. E527.5.121st.P43. See also 16-page addenda published in 1893; E527.5.121st.P42.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. pp. 392-94 (3 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Stahl, Joe. "Pvt. William J. Sheehan, Company G, 121st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry." Gettysburg Magazine No. 29: pp. 69-70 (2 photocopied pages). E475.53G482no29.

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913. pp. 135-36 (2 photocopied pages) E527.97P54T39. (Brief history of the unit).

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Harshberger, Abraham - CWTIColl (Surgeon's memoirs, l862-l865)






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