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Brief History

This regiment was organized at Harrisburg November 21, 1861, to February 24, 1862. It mustered out at New Berne June 25, 1865.[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.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 3,162 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Field Officers and Staff - See Roster

Company A - Many men were recruited in Allegheny County and Cumberland County - See Roster

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

Company C - Many men were recruited in Lawrence County and Beaver County - See Roster

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

Company E - Many men were recruited in Allegheny County - SeeRoster

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

Company G - Many men were recruited in Allegheny County and Bedford County - See Roster

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

Company I - Many men were recruited in Allegheny County - SeeRoster

Company K - Many men were recruited in Philadelphia County and Adams County - See Roster

Detachment - See Roster

Unassigned Men - See Roster

Companies for 1 year service- added March 1865

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

Company B - Many men were recruited in Dauphin County and Westmoreland 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 Dauphin County, Juanita County, and York County - See Roster

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

Company G - Many men were recruited in Allegheny County and Adams County - See Roster

Company H - Many men were recruited in Allegheny 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).
  • 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.
  • PaRoots gives a history of this regiment. It lists companies and a roster for each company. It also has additional references.
  • Ranger95 describes the organization and history of this regiment. It has an alphabetical listing of men in this regiment.
  • pacivilwar outlines the history and battles of this regiment. It has a few biographies of soldiers and two newspaper articles.

References

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

 

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