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This regiment was organized at Fort Schuyler, N. Y., until July 1, 1861. It mustered out July 2, 1864.
For more information on the history of the 71th Pennsylvania Infantry, see the following:
- The Wikipedia article, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry, (accessed 4 October, 2011)
- The Civil War Archive section, 71st Regiment Infantry (Baker's California Regiment), (accessed 20 September 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 and Staff Officers - See Roster
Regimental Band - See Roster
Company A - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster
Company B - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster
Company C - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster
Company D - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster
Company E - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster
Company F - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster
Company G - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster
Company H - Many men were recruited from Chester County and Philadelphia - See Roster
Company I - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster
Company K - Many men were recruited from chester County and Philadelphia County - See Roster
- 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.
- Banes, Charles H. "History of the Philadelphia Brigade Sixty-Ninth, Seventy-First, Seventy-Second, and One Hundred and Sixth Pennsylvania Volunteers". (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co, 1876". FHL Fiche 6083962. Google Books. Internet Archive.WorldCat
- Cleveland, Paul. " 'The Unsung Heroes' report on The Unique History of the 71st Pennsylvania in the Civil War". Company K. 71styourinfo
- Harris, William C. "Prison-Life in the Tobacco Warehouse at Richmond". (Philadelphia: G.W. Childs, 1862). FHL Fiche 6084016. Google Books. Internet Archive. World Cat.
- Haskell, Frank A. Reply of the Philadelphia Brigade Association to the foolish and absurd narrative of Lieutenant Frank A. Haskell : which appears to be endorsed by the Military Order of the Loyal Legion Commandry [sic] of Massachusetts and the Wisconsin History Commission. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118346
- Lash, Gary George. "Duty Well Done": The History of Edward Baker's California Regiment (71st Pennsylvania Infantry)". (Baltimore, MD: Butternut and Blue, 2001). FHL Book 974.8 M2Lg. WorldCat.
- Moore, Joseph Hamilton. "Baker at Ball's Bluff An Address, Ball's Bluff, on the Potomac, October 21st, 1911". (Philadelphia?: s.n, 1911). FHL Collection.Internet Archive.WorldCat
- United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 71st. Fifth anniversary banquet of the Survivors' Association, 71st P. V. (California Regiment) : Monday evening, April 13, 1891, at Colonnade Hotel, Philadelphia and the report of the Committee on the Monument at Gettysburg. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL fiche 6084015
- Pa-Roots gives a history of this regiment and describes the organization and battles. It lists aroster for each company and has additional references.
- Ranger 95 has a history of this regiment and an image of a monument for this regiment. It lists a roster for each company.
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