23d 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. 1, pp. 307-43 (19 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v6. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Davis, Oliver W.  Life of David Bell Birney, Major-General United States Volunteers.  Gaithersburg, MD; VanSickle Books, l987 reprint of 1867 ed.  4l8 p. E467.lB6D2.1987.

Dyer, Frederick H.    A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion.   Vol. 2.    Dayton, OH:   Morningside, 1979.    Ref.  See See pp. 1584-85 (2 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth. Vol. 1. Hbg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 180-95 (10 photocopied pages). E475.53P422v1.   (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the regimental monument and a photo of that monument at the Gettysburg National Military Park).

Sauers, Richard A.   Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags.  Vol. 2.   Hbg, PA:   Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991.    pp. 65-67 (3 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913. pp. 49-51. E527.97P54T39.

Wray, William J. History of the Twenty-third Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Birney's Zouaves, Three Months and Three Years Service, Civil War, l86l-l865. Phila: n.p., l904. 432 p. E527.5.23d.P4.

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Egner, Robert - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's papers, Sep 8, l864)

Pennsylvania 23rd Infantry Regimental Papers - CWTIColl (Company G roster, 1861-1864)

Saunders, Jacob - HackenburgColl (Enlisted man's letters, Oct 5, l86l-Nov 9, l86l)

Taber, Joseph S.C. - CWTIColl (Enlisted man's diary, Jul l5, l86l-Aug l6, l863)

Tanfield, Thomas A. - TanfieldFamilyColl (Enlisted man's letters, Sep l0, l86l-Feb l862)

Wein, John - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letter, May 28, l862)






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