57th 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
Collections Division
950 Soldiers Drive
Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5021
29 Aug 08

Bates, Samuel P.    History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 3, pp. 246-84 (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 p. 1593-94 (2 photocopied pages) 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. 80-83. F157A4F69.

Fuhrman, Robert. "The 57th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry at Gettysburg." Gettysburg Mag No. 17: pp. 62-69. E475.53G482no17.

History of the Fifty-seventh Regiment, Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry, First Brigade, First Division, Third Corps, and Second Brigade, Third Division, Second Corps, Army of the Potomac. Kearny, NJ: Belle Grove, 1995 reprint of 1904 ed. l96 p. E527.5.57thH57.

Nelson, Alanson H. The Battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. Minneapolis, MN: n.p., 1899. 183 p. E475.35N42.

O'Leary, Arthur. "...and an Irish Soldier." MilITARY Images Magazine (Jul/Aug 1991): p. 21 (1 photocopied page). Per. Photo & vignette of Captain Michael Maloy.

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. 348-69 (13 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. 1. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1987. pp. 159-61 (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:

Baker, Joseph D. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters and papers, Oct 28, 1861-Nov 20, 1863)

Estep, Henry - HCWRTColl (Enlisted man's letters, Aug 30, 1862-Jul 7, 1865)

Granger, Luther - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Dec 1861-Mar 10, 1868)

Pennsylvania 57th Infantry Regimental Papers - BrakeColl (Officer's published memoir about Gettysburg, Jul 2-3, 1863; regimental history)Rice, Nicholas - Papers (Enlisted man's memoir, Sep 1861- Oct 1862, concerning death of brother at Chancellorsville)

Strouss, Ellis C. - CWTIColl (Sergeant's letters, Oct 21, 1861- Jan 18, 1865)

Williams, Edgar - HCWRTColl (Sergeant's letter, Sep 18, 1862)

Wilson Family - HCWRTColl

Zahniser, Thomas C. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letter, Jan 24, 1862)






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