3rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry

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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Pennsylvania|Pennsylvania]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Pennsylvania Military Records|Pennsylvania Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Pennsylvania in the Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] 3rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry''
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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Pennsylvania|Pennsylvania]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Pennsylvania Military Records|Pennsylvania Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Pennsylvania in the Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] 3rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry''  
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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
test <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
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This regiment was organized at Philadelphia July and August, 1861. It mustered out August 24, 1864. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
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This company also known as 60th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers and Young's Light Kentucky Cavalry.
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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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.  
  
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Field Officers and Staff - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/3rdcav/3rdcavofficers.html Roster]
  
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Company A&nbsp; Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/3rdcav/3rdcavcoa.html Roster]<br>  
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Company B&nbsp; Recruited in&nbsp; Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/3rdcav/3dcavcob.html Roster]
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Company C&nbsp; Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/3rdcav/3dcavcoc.html Roster]<br>
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Company D&nbsp; Recruited in Washington D. C.&nbsp; - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/3rdcav/3dcavcod.html Roster]<br>
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Company E&nbsp; Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/3rdcav/3dcavcoe.html Roster]<br>
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Company F&nbsp; Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/3rdcav/3dcavcof.html Roster]<br>
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Company G&nbsp; Recruited at Pittsburgh, Allegheny County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/3rdcav/3dcavcog.html Roster]<br>
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Company H&nbsp; Recruited in Cumberland County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/3rdcav/3dcavcoh.html Roster]<br>
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Company I&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/3rdcav/3dcavcoi.html Roster]<br>
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Company K&nbsp; Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/3rdcav/3dcavcok.html Roster]
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Company L&nbsp;&nbsp;Recruited in Schuykill County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/3rdcav/3dcavcol.html Roster]
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Company M&nbsp; Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/3rdcav/3dcavcom.html Roster]
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Unassigned men&nbsp; from various counties- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/3rdcav/3dcavunassigned.html Roster]
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 4,192 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UPA0003RC].
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
  
National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ 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. <br>
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*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|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).
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*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ 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.
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*[[Pennsylvania in the Civil War|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.
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|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.
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*Rawle, William Brooke and Third Pennsylvania Cavalry Association. "''History of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry, Sixtieth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, in the American Civil War, 1861-1865"'' (Philadelphia: Franklin Printing Company, 1905). [http://tinyurl.com/867bqfn Google Books]. {{FHL|662020|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6083918}}. [http://tinyurl.com/83rz9r4 Other Libraries].
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*Brooke-Rawle, William. "''The Right Flank at Gettysburg: An Account of the Operations of General Gregg's Cavalry Command, Showing Their Important Bearing on the Results of the Battle''"&nbsp; (S.l: s.n, 1980). {{FHL|662049|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6083921}}. [http://www.archive.org/details/rightflankatget00rawlgoog Internet Archives]. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/right-flank-at-gettysburg-an-account-of-the-operations-of-general-greggs-cavalry-command-showing-their-important-bearing-on-the-results-of-the-battle/oclc/10720119&referer=brief_results Other libraries.]
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*[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/3rdcav/3rdcavorg.html Pennsylvania Roots]. History of regiment. Roster. <br>
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*&nbsp; [http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war_us/penna/cavalry/3rd_rgt_cav_60th_vol.html Ranger 95, Civil War].&nbsp; Gives History of regiment and battles.&nbsp; Roster
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*United States. Army. Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment, 60th. ''History of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry, Sixtieth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, in the American Civil War, 1861-1865.'' (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania&nbsp;: Franklin Printing Company, 1905) {{FHL|278699|item|disp=FHL Book 974.8 M2pc}}
  
 
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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Philadelphia July and August, 1861. It mustered out August 24, 1864. [1]

This company also known as 60th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers and Young's Light Kentucky Cavalry.

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  Recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company B  Recruited in  Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company C  Recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company D  Recruited in Washington D. C.  - See Roster

Company E  Recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company F  Recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company G  Recruited at Pittsburgh, Allegheny County - See Roster

Company H  Recruited in Cumberland County - See Roster

Company I   Recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company K  Recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company L  Recruited in Schuykill County - See Roster

Company M  Recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Unassigned men  from various counties- See Roster


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 4,192 men on its roster for this unit. [1].

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.
  • Rawle, William Brooke and Third Pennsylvania Cavalry Association. "History of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry, Sixtieth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, in the American Civil War, 1861-1865" (Philadelphia: Franklin Printing Company, 1905). Google Books. FHL Fiche 6083918. Other Libraries.
  • Brooke-Rawle, William. "The Right Flank at Gettysburg: An Account of the Operations of General Gregg's Cavalry Command, Showing Their Important Bearing on the Results of the Battle"  (S.l: s.n, 1980). FHL Fiche 6083921. Internet Archives. Other libraries.
  • United States. Army. Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment, 60th. History of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry, Sixtieth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, in the American Civil War, 1861-1865. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Franklin Printing Company, 1905) FHL Book 974.8 M2pc

References

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