49th 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
Historical Services Division
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Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5021
29 Aug 08

Bates, Samuel P.    History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5.Wilmington, NC:   Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 2, pp. 1236-76 (21 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 1590 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Fox, Arthur B. Our Honored Dead: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in the American Civil War. Chicora, PA: Mechling Bookbindery, 2008. pp. 79-80. F157A4F69.

Lowry, Thomas P. Curmudgeons, Drunkards, and Outright Fools: Courts-Martial of Civil War Union Colonels. Lincoln, NE: U NE, 2003.

258 p. KF7641L69. See pp. 90-93 on the court martial of COL William H. Irwin.

Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth.... Vol. 1. Harrisburg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 312-26 (9 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).

Priest, John M., ed. "'Vivid in My Memory': A Common Soldier [B.F. Clarkson] the Battle of Antietam." CW Times Illustrated (Dec 1985): pp. 21-25 (5 photocopied pages). Per.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 1. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1987. pp. 133-35 (3 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1987v1. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Stahl, Joseph. "Pvt. David Bossert, Company I, 49th Pennsylvania Infantry.' Gettysburg Magazine No. 31: pp. 117-18 (2 photocopied pages). E475.53G482no31.

Westbrook, Robert S. History of the 49th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Altoona, PA: Altoona Times, 1898. 272 p. E527.5.49thW47.

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Arnold Family Papers (Enlisted man and corporal's letters and papers, Mar 8, 1864-Apr 17, 1865; Diary, Jul 1-21, 1864)

Landis, William J. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's diary, Jul 1863-Oct 1865)

Mitchell, William G. - CWMiscColl (Apr 23, 1861-Jul 10, 1864)Standing Stone Guards - CWMiscColl (Microfilm excerpts of newspapers, 1861-1862)

Taylor, Thomas - HCWRTColl-GACColl (Enlisted man's diary, Jan 7-Dec 31, 1862; Company roster, 1865)

Thompson, Alfred - LuvaasColl (Sergeant's letters and diary, Jan 15, 1862-Dec 1, 1864)






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