105th Regiment, Pennsylvania InfantryEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

United States Gotoarrow.png  U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png  Pennsylvania Gotoarrow.png   Pennsylvania Military Gotoarrow.png  Pennsylvania in the Civil War Gotoarrow.png 105th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Pittsburg September 9, 1861, and ordered to Washington. D. C. It mustered out July 11, 1865.[1].  This regiment was also known as "The Wildcat Regiment"

For more information on the history of this unit, see:


Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 3,414 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.


Field Officers and Staff - See Roster

Regimental Band - See Roster

Company A - Many men were recruited in Jefferson  County - See Roster

Company B - Many men were recruited at Brookville, Jefferson County - See Roster

Company C - Many men were recruited in Clearfield County and Clarion County - See Roster

Company D - Many men were recruited in Allegheny County and Clearfield County - See Roster

Company E - Many men were recruited in Westmoreland County - See Roster

Company F - Many men were recruited in Clearfield County, Indiana County and Venango County - See Roster

Company G - Many men were recruited in Jefferson County - See Roster

Company H - Many men were recruited in Jefferson County - See Roster

Company I - Many men were recruited in Jefferson County - See Roster

Company K - Many men were recruited in Indiana County - See Roster

Unassigned Men - SeeRoster

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Pennsylvania in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Pennsylvania in the Civil War describes many sources, specifically for Pennsylvania, and how to find them. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • Scott, Kate M. "History of the One Hundred and Fifth Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers. A Complete History of the Organization, Marches, Battles, Toils, and Dangers Participated in by the Regiment from the Beginning to the Close of the War, 1861-1865". (Philadelphia: New World Pub. Co, 1877). FHL Book 974.8 M2s and FHL Fiche 6084054. InternetArchive. GoogleBooks. WorldCat.
  • Survivors' Association of the One Hundred and Fifth Regiment. "Roster of the Surviving Members of the One Hundred and Fifth Pennsylvania Infantry Service from 1861-1865". (Brookville, Pa: Republican Job Office, 1902). FHL Fiche 6084053. WorldCat.
  • PaCivilWar outlines the history of this regiment. It has rosters for each company and shows additional resources.
  • Ranger 95 describes the history of this regiment and has rosters for each company.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).

 

Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.


Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).

  • This page was last modified on 30 January 2015, at 04:41.
  • This page has been accessed 2,067 times.