54th 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
950 Soldiers Drive
Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5021
27 Sep 06

Bates, Samuel P.    History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC:   Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 3, pp. 135-75 (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 1592-93 (2 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Leonard, Albert C. The Boys in Blue of l86l-l865: A Condensed History Worth Preserving. Lancaster, PA: By the Author, 1904. 79 p. E611L58.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 1. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1987. pp. 151-52 (3 photocopied pages). 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:

Barr, Augustus - HCWRTColl (Enlisted man's letters, Jun-Sep 1862)

Boyts, Hiram - WineyColl (Enlisted man's letter, Dec 16, 1864)

Carman, James & Francis Papers (Corporal's letter, Jul 7, 1862)

Hamer, John & Samuel - HCWRTColl (Enlisted men's letters, diaries, official papers, Sep 17, 1861-Sep 16, 1864)

Suter, John - HCWRTColl (Officer and wife's letters, Nov 29, 1863-Dec 20, 1864; regimental papers, l86l-l865)

Trent, Daniel - WineyColl (Enlisted man's letter, Jan 15, 1864)

Wright, Albert A. - FluhrColl (Mimeo of enlisted man's diary, Jun l, l864-Mar 13, 1865)






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