140th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


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

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18 Jul 08

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993.  Vol. 7, pp. 407-36 (16 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v6. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Bell, Gregory J. "In Defense of Colonel Richard P. Roberts, Commanding Officer of the Pennsylvania 140th Regiment". MA Thesis, Marshall, 2004. 115 p. E527.5.140thB45.

Brookes, Timothy. "The Walking Artillery: Off to War With the 140th Pennsylvania Infantry." Military Images Magazine (Jan/Feb 1989): p. 23 (l photocopied page). Per.

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.

Paxton, John R. Sword and Gown: A Memorial Volume, a Gift to his Friends. [Ed. by Calvin D. Wilson] NY: Knickerbocker, l926. 5l7 p. BL27P38. Pp. 297-401 contain Civil War reminiscences.

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. 686-90 (3 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).

Powelson, Benjamin F. History of Company K of the 140th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (1862-65). Ann Arbor, MI: Univ Microfilms, l970 reprint of 1906 ed. E527.5.140th.K68.

Stewart, Robert L. History of the One Hundred and Fortieth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. Phila: Franklin Bindery, l9l2. 504 p. E527.5.140thS74.

Walters, Sara G. Inscription at Gettysburg: In Memoriam to Captain David Acheson, Company C, 140th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Gettysburg, PA: Thomas Pubs, 1990. 174 p. E527.5.140thW34.

White, A. G. History of Co. F, l40th Regiment Pa. V. Ann Arbor, MI: Univ Microfilms, 1973 reprint of 1908 ed. 32 p. E527.5.140thW4.

Wunker, Russ. "Col. Richard Roberts, 140th Pennsylvania." North South Trader's Civil War Vol. 33, No. 3 (2008): pp. 38-41 & 62-63. Per.

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Acheson, Alexander W. - PASaveFlagsColl (Officer's transcribed letters, Sep 11, 1862-Nov 27, 1864)

Acheson, David - PASaveFlagsColl (Officer's diary and published letters, Jul 26, l862-Jul 28, l863)

Arthur-Russell-Williams Families - PASaveFlagColl (Enlisted men's letters, Dec 14, 1862-Jan 12, 1865)

Graham, Joseph S. - CWMiscColl-GrahamColl (Enlisted man's letters, Apr 18, l856-Feb 11, 1868)

Hood, Gibson - LeighColl Bk 2: 6l (Corporal's letters, Nov 4, Dec 18, 1863)

McCoy, Charles M. - LeighColl Bk 2: 61 (Enlisted man's letter, Jan 17, 1863)

Mitchell, John - MitchellColl

Moody, Joseph - LeighColl Bk 2: 61 (Sergeant's diary and letters, Aug 21, 1862-Jul 28, 1863; company roster, 1865)

Paul, Philo V. - PASaveFlagsColl (Enlisted man's transcribed diary, Nov 18, 1863-May 11, l864)

Paxton, Wilson - CWMiscColl (Officer's transcribed diary, Aug 17, 1862-Aug 12, 1865)

Pennsylvania l40th Infantry Regimental Papers BrakeColl (Officer's published memoir, Jul 2-Jul 9, 1863.

Pennsylvania l40th Infantry Regimental Papers - TimBrookesColl (Unknown soldier's transcribed diary, Jan l-Dec 25, 1863)

Russell, Francis M. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's diary, Dec 17, 1862-Apr 23, 1863)






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