148th PennsylvaniaVolunteers


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Bates,Samuel P.  History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5 Wilmington, NC:  Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 7, pp. 577-610.  E527.B32.1993v7. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Brightman,Austin C., Jr.  "Glory Enough:  The 148th Pennsylvania Volunteers at Fort Crater."  Civil War Regiments Vol. 2, #2:  pp. 141-55.  Per.

Burr,Frank A.  Life and Achievements of James Addams Beaver, Early Life,Military Services and Public Career.  Phila:  Ferguson Bros, 1882.  224 p.  E467.1.B39.B9.

Carter,Jacob L.  “In His Own Words:  The Annotated Civil War Diary ofPrivate… of Farm School, Ferguson Township, Centre County.”  [Edited by John P. Hobson & Douglas Macneal]  Centre County Heritage (Spring 1999):  52 p.  E527.5.148thI5. Also includes article, “The Life of an ‘Anonymous’ Man” by SaraPhinney Kelley on the “hunt” for Carter.

Dyer,Frederick H.  A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion.  Vol.2.  Dayton, OH: Morningside,  1979.  p. 1618. E491.D992.  (Concise summary of the regiment's service).

Gayley,Alice J.  The 148th Pennsylvania Volunteers:  The Story of Company IButler, PA:  Mechling Bookbindery, 1998.  1 v.  E527.5.148thG39.

Macneal,Douglas.  “’The Centre County Regiment”:  Story of the 148th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers.”  Centre County Heritage  Vol. 36:  160 p.  E527.5.148thM33.

InMemory of William Potter Wilson.  Phila:  Times Printing House, 1886.  39 p. E467.1.W748.I52.

Muffly,Joseph W.  "Fort Sumter."  In War Sketches and Incidents  (MOLLUS, IA, Vol. 2)  Des Moines, IA:  Kenyon, 1898.  pp. 206-18.  E464.M5.1991v56.

_____. The Story of Our Regiment:  A History of the 148th Pennsylvania VolunteersDes Moines, IA:  Kenyon Press, 1904.  1096 p. E527.5.148thM84.

Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battlefield Commission.  Pennsylvania at Gettysburg:  Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by theCommonwealth....  Vol. 2.  Hbg, PA:  Wm S Ray, 1914.  pp. 731-41.  E475.53P422v2.  (Addressesdelivered at the dedication of the regimental monument and a photo of thatmonument at the Gettysburg National Military Park).

Pletcher,Pamela L.  Answering the Call:  Company K, 148th Pennsylvania Volunteers.  Typescript, 1990.  18p.  E527.5.148thP543.

___. The 148th Pennsylvania Volunteers:  A Personal Look.  Typescript, 1988.  21 p. E527.5.148thP54.

Sauers,Richard A.  Advance the Colors!:  Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags.  Vol. 2.  Hbg, PA:  Capitol Preservation Committee,1991.  pp. 443-45 (3 photocopied pages).  E527.4.S38.1991v2. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

OurPhoto Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Bierly,Wesley W. - CWMiscColl (Civilian and future officer's diary, Apr 17-Oct 29,1861)

Boring,John F. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letter, Jun 9, 1864)

Campbell,Henry C. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's memoir, Aug 1862-May 1863)

Fisher,Benjamin F. - Ppaers (General officer's papers and letters, Feb 2, 1861-Dec 18,1865)

Holloway,John B. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letter, Dec 11, l862)

LawFamily Papers - CWMiscColl (Enlisted men's transcribed letters, Aug 1862-Apr1865; officer's letters, Dec 1, 1861-Oct 4, 1862)

Pennsylvania 148thInfantry Regiment Papers - PA"SavetheFlags "Coll (Published articleabout Gettysburg, Jul 1988)

PennsylvaniaTroops-Bellefonte Fencibles Papers (Officer's paper Aug 12, 1864; unit recordand history, 1858-1867)

Stull, Jacob - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letter (recollections), Sep 6, 1864; record of services, Aug 19, 1863)






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