149th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


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

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Bates, Samuel P.    History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5.   Wilmington, NC:   Broadfoot, 1993.    Vol. 7, pp. 611-48 (20 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.    Ref.  See pp 1618-19 (2 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Faust, Charles F. Genealogy of the 149th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, 2nd Bucktails, 1862-,1865: A Supplement to Richard E. Matthews' One Day of Glory, a History of the 149th... Shillington, PA: C.F. Faust, 1993. 127 p. E527.5.149thF38.

Fox, Arthur B. Our Honored Dead: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in the American Civil War. Chicora, PA: Mechling Bookbindery, 2008. pp. 196-99. F157A4F69.

McLaughlin, John. Memoir of Hector Tyndale...Born March 24, 1821, Died March 19, 1880. Phila: Collins, 1882. 118 p. E467.1T98M22.

Matthews, Richard. "The Jackson Guards: Company C, 149th Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg." Military Images Magazine (May/Jun 1987): pp. 16-25 (10 photocopied pages). Per.

___. The 149th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Unit in the Civil War. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1994. 296 p. E527.5.149th.M38.

_____. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth.... Vol. 2. Harrisburg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 741-50 (6 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).

_____. 149th Infantry Regiment. Minutes of the Reunion Meetings of the Surviving Members of Company D, 149th Pa. Vols. n.p., 1905? 34 p. (18 photocopied pages). E527.5.149thP4.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!:  Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. pp. 446-49 (4 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Schroeder, Patrick A. Pennsylvania Bucktails: A Photographic Album of the 42nd, 149th & 150th Pennsylvania Regiments From the Collection of Ronn Palm. Fredericksburg, PA: Schroeder Pubs, 2001. 318 p. E527.4S37.

_____. "Pennsylvania's Bucktails: A Photographic Album." Military Images Magazine (May/Jun 2002): pp. 25-31 (7 photocopied pages). Per. Images & vignettes of members of 42nd, 149th & 150th PA.

Sword, Wiley. "Captain James Glenn's Sword and Pvt. J. Marshall Hill's Enfield in the Fight for the Lutheran Seminary." In Gettysburg Magazine No. 8 (Jan 1993): pp. 9-16 (8 photocopied pages). E475.53G482no8. (Battle of Gettysburg; Glenn served with Co D).

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Barnes, John L. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letter, Mar 25, 1864)

Beheney, Peter - LeighColl Book 46: 47 (Enlisted man's letter, Nov 15, 1862)

Clark, James L. - LeighColl Book l6: 5 (Enlisted man's letters, Sep 1, 1862-May 16, 1865; company roster, 1865)

Crereling, Lewis M. - LeighColl Book 4: 31 (Enlisted man's letter, Jul 19, 1863)

Curtin, Andrew G. - HCWRTColl (Governor's letters, Sep 19, 1861-Apr 15, 1863)

Foust, Samuel L. - HCWRTColl (Sergeant's diary, Jan 1-Oct 29, 1864)

Harshberger, Abraham - CWTIColl (Surgeon's memoirs, 1862-1865)

Pennsylvania 149th Infantry Regimental Papers - BrakeColl (Officer's published reminiscences and recollections about Gettysburg, Jul l-3, l863; officer's diary and reunion papers and speeches, Jul 1-3, l863)

Ramsey, William R. - Bassler-RamseyPapers (Officers diary, Feb 6, 1863-Jul 2, 1864; Corporal's recollections and sketch about Gettysburg, May 5, 1902)

Slagle, Jacob - CWMiscColl (Officer's transcribed letter, Sep 13, 1863)

Soult, George W. - CWMiscColl (Officer's letter and transcribed diary, Sep 23, 1863; Apr 23, 1861-Apr 30, 1864






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