62nd 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. 451-88 (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. 1595 (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. 84-87. F157A4F69.

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. 384-89 (4 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. 174-76 (3 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1987v1. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Spisak, Ernest D. "The 62nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry: A Forgotten Regiment of Distinction." Gettysburg Magazine No. 26: pp. 69-93 (25 photocopied pages). E475.53G482no26.

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Alexander, Samuel J. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Feb 27, 1860-Apr 1863)

Graham, James L. - CWMiscColl-GrahamFamily (Enlisted man's letters, Apr l8, l856-Feb 11, l868)

Hamilton, Isabelle - CWMiscColl (Enlisted men's letters, Dec 31, 1861-Jan 21, 1865)

Henning, John B. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's diary, Jan 1-Dec 31, 1862)

Horst, Louis - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's diary, Aug 3, 1862-May 10, 1863)

Moffat, Alexander - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letter, Oct 16, 1861)






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