77th 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

"Andersonville, Diary of a Prisoner, From the Original Manuscript." Historical Magazine (1871): pp. 1-7 (7 photocopied pages). Per.

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 4, pp. 985-1028 (23 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v4. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979. E491D992. See pp. 1599-1600 (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. 117-23. F157A4F69.

Pennsylvania. Chickamauga and Chattanooga Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Chickamauga and Chattanooga: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments.... Harrisburg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1900. pp. 193-209 (10 photocopied pages). E475.81P4. (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the regimental monument at Chickamauga).

_____. Shiloh Battlefield Comm. The Seventy-seventh Pennsylvania at Shiloh: History of the Regiment. Harrisburg, PA: Harrisburg Pub Co, 1908. 342 p. E527.5.77thP45.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 1. Harrisburg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1987. pp. 208-10 (3 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1987v1. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Truxall, Aida C., editor. "Respects to All": Letters of Two Pennsylvania Boys, Adam S. and Michael S. Bright, in the War of the Rebellion. Pittsburgh, PA: U Pittsburgh, 1962. 96 p. E60lB75. Includes letters of Sergeant Michael S. Bright of the 77th.

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Alexander, J. M. - PaSaveFlagsColl (Officer's letters, Jan 19-Feb 10, 1862)

Clark, William T. - StoneColl (Enlisted man's letter, Dec 19, 1864)

Erisman, Henry M. - HCWRTColl (Enlisted man's letters and papers, Feb 6, 1862-Mar 25, 1864)

Franklin, Samuel B. - HCWRTColl (Sergeant's memoir and papers, 1861-1864)

Moore, K. A. - PaSaveFlagsColl (Enlisted man's letters and papers, Apr 5, 1861-Dec 17, 1866)

Shaw, James - ParryColl (Officer's diary, Feb 23-Aug 21, 1865)

Wishat, Henry & James - PaSaveFlagsColl-MooreFamilyColl (Officer's letters, May 5, 1861-Mar 8, 1862)






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