1st Regiment, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (14th Reserves)

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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== 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. <br>Battery "A"&nbsp; Recruited at Chambersburg, Franklin County-See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/1startillery/1startbatterya.html muster roll].<br>
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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. <br>Battery "A"&nbsp; Recruited at Chambersburg, Franklin County-See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/1startillery/1startbatterya.html muster roll].<br>  
  
Battery "B"&nbsp; "Cooper's Batters".&nbsp; Recruited in Lawrence County- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/1startillery/1startbatteryb.html muster roll].<br>
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Battery "B"&nbsp; "Cooper's Battery".&nbsp; Recruited in Lawrence County- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/1startillery/1startbatteryb.html muster roll].<br>  
  
Battery "C"&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited at Philadelphia- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/1startillery/1startbatteryc.html muster roll. ]<br>
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Battery "C"&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited at Philadelphia- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/1startillery/1startbatteryc.html muster roll. ]<br>  
  
 
Battery "D"&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited&nbsp;in Blair and Philadelphia Counties-See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/1startillery/1startbatteryd.html muster roll].  
 
Battery "D"&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited&nbsp;in Blair and Philadelphia Counties-See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/1startillery/1startbatteryd.html muster roll].  
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Unassigned men&nbsp; Men came from many different counties- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/1startillery/1startunassigned.html muster roll].
 
Unassigned men&nbsp; Men came from many different counties- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/1startillery/1startunassigned.html muster roll].
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 4,432 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UPA0001RAL Roster].
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
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*Pennsylvania in the Civil War [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/1startillery/1stltartillary.html website]. Gives History of the regiment and a history for each Battery. Also has a [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/1startillery/1stlartbiblio.html Bibliography] of other sources for each Battery.
 
*Pennsylvania in the Civil War [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/1startillery/1stltartillary.html website]. Gives History of the regiment and a history for each Battery. Also has a [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/1startillery/1stlartbiblio.html Bibliography] of other sources for each Battery.
  
*Howard-Smith, Logan, and J. F. Scott. The History of Battery A (Formerly Known As the Keystone Battery) And Troop A, N.G.P. Philadelphia: J.C. Winston Co, 1912.
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*Howard-Smith, Logan, and J. F. Scott. "''The History of Battery A (Formerly Known As the Keystone Battery) And Troop A, N.G.P''" &nbsp;(Philadelphia: J.C. Winston Co, 1912). [http://tinyurl.com/3mg2cum Google Books.]{{FHL|594889|item|disp=FHL book 973 M2hs}}. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-battery-a-formerly-known-as-the-keystone-battery-and-troop-a-ngp/oclc/33222281&referer=brief_results Other libraries.]
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*Brady, James P. Hurrah for the Artillery!: Knap's Independent Battery "E", Pennsylvania Light Artillery. Gettysburg, PA: Thomas Publications, 1992. {{FHL|247747|item|disp=FHL 974.8 M2br}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/hurrah-for-the-artillery-knaps-independent-battery-e-pennsylvania-light-artillery/oclc/26970594&referer=brief_results Other libraries.]
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Philadelphia August 5, 1861. It mustered out July 25, 1865. [1]

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.
Battery "A"  Recruited at Chambersburg, Franklin County-See muster roll.

Battery "B"  "Cooper's Battery".  Recruited in Lawrence County- See muster roll.

Battery "C"   Recruited at Philadelphia- See muster roll.

Battery "D"   Recruited in Blair and Philadelphia Counties-See muster roll.

Battery "E"   Recruited in York, Blair and Philadelphia Counties-See muster roll.

Battery "F"   Recruited at Philadephia-See muster roll.

Battery "G"   Recruited at Philadelphia-See muster roll.

Battery "H"   Recruited at Philadelphia-See muster roll.

Battery "I"    Men came from many different counties-See muster roll.

Unassigned men  Men came from many different counties- See muster roll.


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 4,432 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.
  • Pennsylvania in the Civil War website. Gives History of the regiment and a history for each Battery. Also has a Bibliography of other sources for each Battery.
  • Brady, James P. Hurrah for the Artillery!: Knap's Independent Battery "E", Pennsylvania Light Artillery. Gettysburg, PA: Thomas Publications, 1992. FHL 974.8 M2br  Other libraries.

References

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