126th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


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

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Alexander, Ted. The 126th Pennsylvania. Shippensburg, PA: Beidel, 1984. 182 p. E527.5.126th.A43.

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 7, pp. 127-16 (11 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v6. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979. E491D992. See p. 1614 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Hower, Jane S. "The Rebels are Coming!" CW Times Illus (Aug 2000): pp. 28-31 (4 photocopied pages). Per. 1SG Stephen Pomeroy, recently discharged from 126th PA warning the countryside of the approaching rebel troops.

MacCauley, Clay. "From Chancellorsville to Libby Prison." In Glimpses of the Nation's Struggle MOLLUS, MN, Vol. 1). St. Paul, MN: St. Paul Book & Sta Co, 1887. pp. 179-201 (12 photocopied pages). E464M5.1991v26.

_____. Through Chancellorsville, Into and Out of Libby Prison. Providence, RI: RI Soldiers & Sailors Hist Soc, 1904. 70 p. (35 photocopied pages). E464M5.1991v37.

Nugent, Washington G. "My Darling Wife...": The Letters of..., Surgeon, Army of the Potomac. Cheshire, CT: Ye Olde Book Bindery, 1994. 363 p. E601N84.1994.

Rowe, David W. A Sketch of the 126th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Prepared by an Officer, and Sold for the Benefit of the Franklin County Soldiers' Monumental Association. Chambersburg, PA: Cook & Hays, 1869. 89 p. E527.5.126th.R68.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. pp. 402-03 (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:

North, Samuel W. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters and papers, Aug 20, l862-May 20, l863)

Moore, William H. "Tip" - PASaveFlagsColl (Enlisted men's letters, Mar 6, l862-Jul 24, l864)






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