90th 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
2 Aug 05

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 5, pp. 151-85 (18 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v5. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Durkin, James. The Last Man and the Last Life: The Bloody Journey of the Philadelphia National Guards Regiment From May 1861 to November 1864. Glenside, PA: Santarelli, 2000. 475 p. E527.5.19th.D87.

_____. "Never Shirking a Duty or Betraying a Trust." Gettysburg Magazine No. 14 (Jan 1996): pp. 37-45 (9 photocopied pages). E475.53G482no14. Chaplain Horatio Howell, killed at Gettysburg.

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979. Ref. See pp. 1603-04 (2 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

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. 489-500 (7 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).

_____. 90th Inf Regt. Souvenir: Survivors' Association, Gettysburg, l888-l889. Phila: John W. Clark's, 1889. 111 p. E527.5.90th.P4.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. pp. 311-12 (2 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Smedley, Charles A Pennsylvania Quaker in Andersonville: The Diary of.... [Ed by James Durkin] Glenside, PA: J. Michael Santarelli & James Durkin, 1995. 89 p. E612A5S635.

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913. pp. 108-10 (2 photocopied pages). E527.97P54T39. (Brief history of the unit).

"This War is an Awful Thing...": Civil War Letters of the National Guards, the 19th and 90th Pennsylvania Volunteers. [Ed. by James Durkin] Glenside, PA: J. Michael Santarelli Pub, 1994. 283 p. E601C59.

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

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

Jennings, Frank - CWTIColl (Enlisted man's reminiscences, Sep 2l, l86l-Jan 7, l867)

Pennsylvania 90th Infantry Regimental Papers - LeighColl Bk 29: 32 (Ball Program, Feb 3, l865)

Scherer, Jacob W. - AlexChamberlinColl (Sergeant's letter, May 4, l862)






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