149th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

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*Pennsylvania-German Society.''Der Reggeboge.&nbsp; The Rainbow''. (Birdsboro, Pa. [etc.]: Pennsylvania German Society, 1967). v. 27 no. 2 1993. Weidle, Benjamin Franklin and Edward E. Quinter. "Letters home to Myerstaun (1863-1864)". {{FHL|1033974|item|disp=FHL 974.8 B2r v. 26-27}}. [https://www.worldcat.org/title/reggeboge-the-rainbow/oclc/1855408&referer=brief_results WorldCat].<br>
 
*Pennsylvania-German Society.''Der Reggeboge.&nbsp; The Rainbow''. (Birdsboro, Pa. [etc.]: Pennsylvania German Society, 1967). v. 27 no. 2 1993. Weidle, Benjamin Franklin and Edward E. Quinter. "Letters home to Myerstaun (1863-1864)". {{FHL|1033974|item|disp=FHL 974.8 B2r v. 26-27}}. [https://www.worldcat.org/title/reggeboge-the-rainbow/oclc/1855408&referer=brief_results WorldCat].<br>
  
*Bassler, J. H. Reminiscences of the First Day's Fight at Gettysburg. Myerstown, Pa: Myerstown Enterprise, 1896. {{/fHL|664942|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6084105}}. WorldCat.
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*Bassler, J. H. Reminiscences of the First Day's Fight at Gettysburg. Myerstown, Pa: Myerstown Enterprise, 1896. {{FHL|664942|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6084105}}. WorldCat.
  
 
*Pa-roots gives a history of this regiment and includes rosters for each company. It also lists additional references.<br>
 
*Pa-roots gives a history of this regiment and includes rosters for each company. It also lists additional references.<br>

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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Harrisburg August, 1862.It mustered out June 24, 1865.[1]  This regiment was also known as the 2nd Bucktails.

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.

Field Officers and Staff - See Roster

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

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

Company C - Many men were recruited in Dauphin County and Lebanon County - See Roster

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

Company E - Many men were recruited in Clearfield County, Lackawana County and Westmoreland County - See Roster

Company F - Many men were recruited inLuzerne County and Union County - See Roster

Company G - Many men were recruited in Huntingdon County, Tioga County, and Potter County - See Roster

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

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

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

Unassigned Men - See Roster


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,799 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.
  • Schroeder, Patrick A., and Ronn Palm. Pennsylvania Bucktails: A Photographic Album of the 42nd, 149th & 150th Pennsylvania Regiments. (Daleville, VA: Schroeder Publications, 2001). FHL Book 974.8 M2sp.WorldCat.
  • Pennsylvania-German Society.Der Reggeboge.  The Rainbow. (Birdsboro, Pa. [etc.]: Pennsylvania German Society, 1967). v. 27 no. 2 1993. Weidle, Benjamin Franklin and Edward E. Quinter. "Letters home to Myerstaun (1863-1864)". FHL 974.8 B2r v. 26-27. WorldCat.
  • Bassler, J. H. Reminiscences of the First Day's Fight at Gettysburg. Myerstown, Pa: Myerstown Enterprise, 1896. FHL Fiche 6084105. WorldCat.
  • Pa-roots gives a history of this regiment and includes rosters for each company. It also lists additional references.
  • Ranger95 describes the history of this regiment. It lists rosters for each company. It includes an image of the monument for this regiment.
  • PaArchives lists the men in each company with the place each was enrolled.

References

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