1st Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (30th Volunteers)

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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.  
 
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.  
  
Company A&nbsp; men recruited in Chester County - See Roster<br>Company B
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Company A&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited in Chester County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/1stres/1strescoa.html Roster]<br>Company B&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited in Lancaster County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/1stres/1strescob.html Roster]
  
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Company C&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited in Delaware County and Chester County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/1stres/1strescoc.html Roster]
  
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Company D&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited in Lancaster County and York County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/1stres/1strescod.html Roster]
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Company E&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited in Lancaster County- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/1stres/1strescoe.html Roster]
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Company F&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited in Rockdale and Delaware County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/1stres/1strescof.html Roster]
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Company G&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited in Chester County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/1stres/1strescog.html Roster]
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Company H&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited in Cumberland County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/1stres/1strescoh.html Roster]
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Company I&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited in Cumberland County -See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/1stres/1strescoi.html Roster]
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Company K&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited in Adams County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/1stres/1strescok.html Roster]
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Unnassigned men&nbsp; - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/1stres/1stresunassigned.html Roster]
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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at West Chester June 9, 1861. It mustered out June 10, 1864.[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.

Company A    Recruited in Chester County - See Roster
Company B    Recruited in Lancaster County - See Roster

Company C    Recruited in Delaware County and Chester County - See Roster

Company D    Recruited in Lancaster County and York County - See Roster

Company E    Recruited in Lancaster County- See Roster

Company F    Recruited in Rockdale and Delaware County - See Roster

Company G    Recruited in Chester County - See Roster

Company H    Recruited in Cumberland County - See Roster

Company I      Recruited in Cumberland County -See Roster

Company K    Recruited in Adams County - See Roster

Unnassigned men  - 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.
  • Sypher, J. R. "History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps A Complete Record of the Organization, and of the Different Companies, Regiments and Brigades". Lancaster, Pa: Elias Barr & Co, 1865. Google Books. FHL 974.8 M2sy. Other Libraries.

References

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