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Brief History

This Regiment was organized June 1861 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.  The men were mustered in 27 July 1861.  They were mustered out 11 June 1864 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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 and Staff Officers - See Roster

Company A - Also known as "The Iron Guard".  Many men were recruited in Columbia County - See Roster

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

Company C - Many men were recruited in Wayne County - See Roster

Company D - Many men were recruited in Franklin County - See Roster

Company E - Many men were recruited at Danville, Montour County - See Roster

Company F - Also known as "Northern Invincibles" .  Many men were recruited at Towanda, Bradford County - See Roster

Company G - Also known as " J. D. Cameron Infantry".  Many men were recruited at Middletown, Dauphin County - See Roster

Company H - Also known as "Tioga Invincibles".  Many men were recruited at Wellsboro, Tioga County - See Roster

Company I - Also known as "Towanda Rifles".  Many men were recruited at Towanda, Bradford County - See Roster

Company K - Also known as "Susquehanna Volunteers".  Many men were recruited in Susquehanna, Susquehanna County.  See Roster

Unassigned 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.
  • PaRoots gives a history of this regiment with information on organization, Battles, Monuments and Rosters. It also has additional references.
  • PaCivilwar has a history of this regiment. It lists organization and battles.
  • Hull, Chas. T. "Monumental Day at Gettysburg Of the Sixth Reserves, Pennsylvania Volunteers, Tuesday, September 2, 1890 : Biographical Sketches, Speeches, Etc." (Athens, Pa: Gazette Print. and Engraving, 1892). FHL Fiche 6083985. Other Libraries.

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