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Brief History

This regiment was organized at Pittsburg and Harrisburg September 2-19, 1862. It moved to Washington, D. C., May 1-12 then Grand Review May 23. It mustered out June 2, 1865. [1].  This regiment was transferred to 157th Pennsylvania February 27, 1863

For more information on the history of the 155th Pennsylvania Infantry, see the following:

  • The Wikipedia article, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry (accessed 8 November, 2011)
  • The Civil War Archive section, 155th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 26 October 2012).

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 Allegheny County - See Roster

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Unassigned Men - See Roster

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,186 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.
  • Marshall, D. P., J. A. Cline, and W. D. Porter. Company "K," 155th Pa. Volunteer Zouaves A Detailed History of Its Organization and Service to the Country During the Civil War, from 1862 Until the Collapse of the Rebellion : Together with Many Incidents and Reminiscences of the Camp, the March and the Battle Field : Also, Much of the History of the Grand Old 155th. [Place of publication not identified]: [publisher not identified], 1888. FHL Book 974.8 M2md. FHL Fiche 6084117InternetArchive.  HathiTrust.  WorldCat.
  • One Hundred and Fifty-Fifth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. Fifth Reuion of the One Hundred and Fifty-Fifth Regiment, Penna. Volunteers Held at Normal Hall, Clarion, Penna., July 29th and 30th, 1896. (Pittsburg, PA.: Rawsthorne Engraving and Print. Co, 1896)and (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL Fiche 6084115 and . WorldCat.
  • Plumb, Robert C., and George Pressly McClelland. Your Brother in Arms A Union Soldier's Odyssey. (Columbia, Mo: University of Missouri Press, 2011*. GoogleBooks (limited pages).  WorldCat.
  • Ranger95 describes the history of this regiment. It lists rosters for each company. It includes an image of the monument for this regiment.
  • PaCivilWar outlines the organization and battles of this regiment.

References

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

 

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