139th 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
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Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5021
31 Mar 2010

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993.  Vol. 7, pp. 378-406. E527B32.1993v6. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Belles, George W. Preserve It Reader in Remembrance of Me: The Writings and Saga of American Civil War Soldier George W. Belles. [Edited by Ron Bardnell] Bennington, VT: Merriam, 2009. 248 p. E601.B453. Company E.

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH:  Morningside, 1979.  E491D992. See p. 1616 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Fitzpatrick, Michael F. "'You May Judge Hot IT was When I Tell You How We Got Along.'" Civil War Times Illustrated (Jul 2006): pp. 54 & 56-61. Per.

Fox, Arthur B. Our Honored Dead: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in the American Civil War. Chicora, PA: Mechling Bookbindery, 2008. pp. 183-94. F157.A4.F69.

Murdoch, David A. Nathan Divvens and the 139th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers. Pittsburgh, PA: D.A. Murdoch, 1993. 50 p. E527.5.139thM87.

Schoyer, William T., editor. The Road to Cold Harbor: Field Diary, January 1-June 12, 1865 of Samuel C. Schoyer, Captain, Company G, 139th Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment; Supple-mented by Accounts of Other Officers and a Brief History of the Regiment. Pittsburgh, PA: By the editor, 1986. 118 p. E601.S43.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!:  Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags.  Vol. 2.  Hbg, PA:  Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. pp. 423-25 (3 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:

Dunlap, William - CWMiscColl (First Sergeant's letters, Jun 23, 1863-Aug 14, 1865)

McGill, William - CWTIColl (Enlisted man's letter, Sep 29, 1863)






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