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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.
  • 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.
  • Gilmore, D. M. With General Gregg at Gettysburg. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL fiche 6083919
  • 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 and Gregg's cavalry fight at Gettysburg : historical address delivered October 15th, 1884, upon the occasion of the dedication of the monumental shaft erected upon the site of the cavalry engagement on the right flank of the Army of the Potomac, July 3, 1863, during the battle of Gettysburg. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL fiche 6083920and 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. FHL fiche 6083921 and With Gregg in the Gettysburg campaign. FHL fiche 6083922
  • Speese, Andrew Jackson. Story of Companies H, A and C, Third Pennsylvania Cavalry : at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL fiche 6083923
  • 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 and Constitution and by-laws of Company H, Third Pennsylvania Cavalry : with a brief history and muster roll. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL fiche 6083917

References

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

 

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