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Brief History

This regiment was organized at Harrisburg August 16, 1862.It mustered out May 29, 1863.[1]

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.

Field Officers and Staff - See Roster

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

Company B - Many men were recruited in Dauphin County - See Roster

Company C - Many men were recruited in Dauphin County - See Roster

Company D - Many men were recruited in Dauphin County - See Roster

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

Company F - Many men were recruited in Dauphin County - See Roster

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

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

Company I - Many men were recruited in Adams County and Lebanon County - See Roster

Company K - Many men were recruited in Lebanon County and Schuylkill - See Roster

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,328 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

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.
  • Gregg, John Chandler. Life in the Army: In the Departments of Virginia, and the Gulf, Including Observations in New Orleans, with an Account of the Author's Life and Experience in the Ministry. Philadelphia.  (Perkinpine & Higgins, 1866). FHL Fiche 6084083. GoogleBooks. InternetArchive. WorldCat
  • Pennsylvania infantry. History of the 127th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, Familiarly Known As the "Dauphin County Regiment." Authorized by the Regimental Assocaition and Prepared by Its Committee. (Lebanon, Pa: Press of Report of publishing company, 1902). FHL Fiche 6084082InternetArchive. ebooksread.WorldCat.
  • United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 127th (1862-1863). History of the 127th regiment Pennsylvania volunteers : familiarly known as the "Dauphin County Regiment". (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL fiche 6084082
  • Pa-roots gives a history of this regiment. It lists each company with a roster for that company. It also includes additional references.
  • Ranger95 describes the organization and history of this regiment. It also lists the companies with rosters. .
  • PaCivilWar outlines the history of this regiment. It also has rosters for each company.

References

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

 

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