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Brief History

The men in this Regiment were mustered into service July 21, 1861.  The Regiment was mustered out June 11, 1864.

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- Also known as the "Somerset Infantry".  Many men were recruited at Somerset, Somerset County - See Roster

Company B - Also known as the "Middlesex Rangers".  Many men were recruited at West Middlesex, Mercer County - See Roster

Company C - Also known as the "Venango Greys".  Many men were recruited at Franklin,  Venango County. SeeRoster

Company D - Also known as "The Jefferson Light Guards".  Many men were recruited at Canonsburg, Washington County - See Roster

Company E - Also known as "The Clarion River Guards".  Many men were recruited in Clarion County - See Roster

Company F - Also known as "The Curtin Rifles".  Many men were recruited at Rochester, Beaver County - See Roster

Company G - Also known as the "Mercer Rifles".  Many men were recruited at Mercer, Mercer County - See Roster

Company H - Also known as "The Warren Guard".  Many men were recruited at Warren, Warren County - See Roster

Company I - Also known as the "Meadville Volunteers".  Many men were recruited from Meadville, Crawford County - See Roster

Company K - Also known as The Wilson Rifles"  Many men were recuited in Beaver County. - See 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).<br>
  • 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. <br>
  • 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. <br>
  • 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.
  • PaRoots gives a history of this Regiment including organization and Battles. It lists a Roster for each company and has additional references.
  • Ranger95 has a history of this regiment and its battles. It lists companies with Rosters.

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