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This regiment was organized at Erie December, 1861, to January, 1862. It mustered out July 19, 1865.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 111th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 2 Novembef 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 Erie County, Delaware County and Crawford County - See Roster
Company B - Many men were recruited in Warren County and Crawford County - See Roster
Company C - Many men were recruited in Erie County and Butler County - See Roster
Company D - Many men were recruited in Warren County and Philadelphia County - SeeRoster
Company E - Many men were recruited in Crawford County and Erie County - See Roster
Company F - Many men were recruited in Erie County - SeeRoster
Company G - Many men were recruited in Beaver County, Erie County, and Crawford County - See Roster
Company H - Many men were recruited in Erie County and Montgomery County - SeeRoster
Company I - Many men were recruited in Crawford County, Philadelphia County, and Erie County - See Roster
Company K - Many men were recruited in Warren County, Erie County, Crawford County and Elk County - See Roster
Unassigned Men - SeeRoster
- 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.
- Boyle, John Richards. Soldiers true : the story of the One Hundred and Eleventh Regiment Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers, and of its campaigns in the war for the Union, 1861-1865. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992) FHL Fiche 6084060 Digitized available on-line and (Washington [District of Columbia]: Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service, 1987) FHL Film 1550242 . Internet Archive. WorldCat.
- Pa-roots gives a history of this regiment. It has a roster for each company and gives additional references.
- Ranger95 details the history of this regiment and its battles. It has a roster for each company and and image of a monument dedicated to this regiment.
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