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This regiment was organized at Philadelphia August 5, 1861. It mustered out July 25, 1865. 
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 Batters". 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.
- 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.
- 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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