45th 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
29 Jan 2010

Albert, Allen D. A Grandfather's Off Told Tales of the Civil War, 1861-1865. Williamsport, PA: Grit, 1913. 38 p. E601.A43.

Bates, Samuel P.    History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5.Wilmington, NC:   Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 2, pp. 1057-1110. E527B32.1993v6. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Dear Sister: The Civil War Letters of the Brothers Gould. [Compiled by Robert F. Harris & John Niflot] Westport, CT: Praeger, 1998. 172 p. E601.D33. Letters of Wesley of the 45th; and brothers Charles, 72nd New York Infantry, Richard, 143rd New York Infantry, and James, William, George & Henry, 144th New York Infantry.

Dyer, Frederick H.    A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion.   Vol. 2.    Dayton, OH:   Morningside, 1979.    Ref. See p. 1588 for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Pennsylvania. Antietam Battlefield Memorial Comm. Pennsylvania at Antietam.... Harrisburg, PA: Harrisburg Publishing Company, 1906. pp. 49-58. E474.65.P4. (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the regimental monument at Antietam).

_____. 45th Infantry Regiment. History of the Forty-fifth Regiment Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865. Williamsport, PA: Grit, 1912. 530 p. E527.5.45thP4.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 1. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1987. pp. 102-22 E527.4S38.1987v1. (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:

Bailey, John W. - HCWRTColl (Enlisted man's diary, Jan 1-Dec 31, 1863, and history, 1858-1867)

Button, Warner - HCWRTColl (Enlisted man's letters, Jan 28, 1862-May 6, 1864)

Davies, Thomas - CWMiscColl (Officer's papers, Gettysburg 50th Anniversary)

Gibson, William J. - HCWRTColl (Chaplain's letters, Mar 25-Apr 21, 1862)

Grant, Thomas D. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letter, Dec 24, 1861)

Haynes, Samuel - CWMiscColl (Officer's letter, Jul 18, 1863)

Malhorn, M. Smith - HCWRTColl-GACColl (Enlisted man's letter, Jun 27, 1863)

Miller, George Papers (Enlisted man's letters, Oct 12, 1861-Jun 25, 1865)

Pennsylvania Troops Bellefonte Fencibles Papers (Officer's paper, Aug 12, 1864; Unit records and history, 1858-1867)






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