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Brief History

This regiment was organized at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg. It mustered out August 6, 1861.[1]

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 and Staff Officers - See Roster

Company A - Men recruited in Pittsburg, Allegheny County - See Roster

Company B - Men  recruited at Birmingham, and  mustered in Dauphin County - See Roster

Company C - Men recruited at Pittsburg, Allegheny County - See Roster

Company D - Men recruited at Pittsburg, Allegheny County - See Roster

Company E - Men recruited at Pittsburg, Allegheny County - See Roster

Company F - Men recruited at Pittsburg, Allegheny County - See Roster

Company G - Men recruited at Bedford, Bedford County - SeeRoster

Company H - Men recruited at Butler, Butler County - See Roster

Company I - Men recruited at Pittsburg, Allegheny County - SeeRoster

Company K - Men recruited at Pittsburg, Allegheny County - See Roster


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 937 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.
  • Stewart, A. M. (Alexander Morrison). Camp, march and battle-field, or, three years and a half with the Army of the Potomac. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL fiche 6083967
  • United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 13th (1861). History of the Washington Infantry of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : thirty-sixth anniversary, 1855-1891. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL fiche 6083966
  • PaRoots gives a history of this Regiment and its battles. It also has a roster for each company.
  • Ranger 95 describes the history of this Regiment and has a Roster for each company.

References

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

 

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