88th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


Source:  U. S. Army Heritage and Education Center
(formerly the U. S. Army Military History Institute)

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Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. 1993. Vol. 5, pp. 67-110 (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. E491.D992. See pp. 1603 (1 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Grant, George W. "The First Army Corps on the First Day at Gettysburg." In Glimpses of the Nation's Struggle (MOLLUS, MN, Vol. 5). St. Paul, MN: Review Pub Co, 1903. pp. 45-58(8 photocopied pages). E464M5.1991v30.

_____. "Under Fire at Charleston While a Prisoner of War." In Glimpses of the Nation's Struggle (MOLLUS, MN, Vol. 4). St. Paul, MN: Collins, 1898. pp. 351-363 (7 photocopied pages). E464M5.1991v29.

Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth... Vol. 1. Hbg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 479-88 (6 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. 2. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. E527.4S38.1991v2. See pp. 307-08 (2 photocopied pages) for a brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags.

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913. pp. 106-08 (2 photocopied pages). E527.97P54T39. (Brief history of the unit).

Vautier, John D. History of the 88th Pennsylvania Volunteers in the War for the Union, l86l-l865. Gaithersburg, MD: Butternut Pr, 1986 reprint of 1894 ed. 280 p. E527.5.88th.V38.

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Boone, Samuel G. - CWTIColl & WineyColl (Officer's memoirs, Jul l, l863-l865)

McLean, Joseph A. - HCWRTColl (Drummer boy's memoir, May 4, l86l-Oct 3, l862)

_______. CWMiscColl (Letter signed by regimental officers urging promotion of McLean, Jun 1862)

Otto, William W. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Oct 13, 1861-Sep 29, 1862)

Pennsylvania 88th Infantry Regimental Papers - BrakeColl (Officer's letter and published reminiscences, Jul l-3, l863)

U.S. Regulars-4th Artillery Regiment - BrakeColl (First sergeant's experiences, Jul 1-3, 1863)

Vautier, John - Papers (Enlisted man's diary and memoir, Sep l0, l86l-Sep 20, l864; regimental roster, l86l-l865)






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