3rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery

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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
This regiment was organized February 17, 1863. <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 February 17, 1863. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>&nbsp; Also known as 152nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers.&nbsp;
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unpaart1.htm#3rd 3rd Regiment Heavy Artillery (152nd Volunteers),] (accessed 12 September 2012(,<br>
  
 
=== 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.  
  
Field and Staff Officers - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152officers.html Roster]
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Field and Staff Officers - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152officers.html Roster]  
  
Battery&nbsp; A - Recruited in Philadelphia County -&nbsp; See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152a.html Roster]
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Battery&nbsp; A - Recruited in Philadelphia County -&nbsp; See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152a.html Roster]  
  
Battery&nbsp; B - Recruited in Philadelphia County -&nbsp; See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152b.html Roster]
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Battery&nbsp; B - Recruited in Philadelphia County -&nbsp; See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152b.html Roster]  
  
Battery&nbsp; C - Recruited in various counties -&nbsp; See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152c.html Roster]
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Battery&nbsp; C - Recruited in various counties -&nbsp; See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152c.html Roster]  
  
Battery D - Recruited in various counties - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152d.html Roster]
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Battery D - Recruited in various counties - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152d.html Roster]  
  
Battery E - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152e.html Roster]
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Battery E - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152e.html Roster]  
  
Battery F - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152e.html Roster]
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Battery F - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152e.html Roster]  
  
Battery G - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152g.html Roster]
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Battery G - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152g.html Roster]  
  
Battery H - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152h.html Roster]
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Battery H - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152h.html Roster]  
  
Battery I - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152i.html Roster]
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Battery I - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152i.html Roster]  
  
Battery K - Recruited in Philadelphia County and Berks County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152i.html Roster]
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Battery K - Recruited in Philadelphia County and Berks County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152i.html Roster]  
  
Battery L - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152l.html Roster]
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Battery L - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152l.html Roster]  
  
Battery M - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152m.html Roster]
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Battery M - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152m.html Roster]  
  
Unassigned - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152unassigned.html Roster]
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Unassigned - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152unassigned.html Roster]  
  
 
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 8,536 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UPA0003RAH].
  
 
=== &nbsp;&nbsp;Other Sources  ===
 
=== &nbsp;&nbsp;Other Sources  ===
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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. <br>
 
*[[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. <br>
  
*[[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. <br>  
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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. <br>
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*[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/3dartillery/3dartorg.html Pennsylvania roots].&nbsp; Gives brief history of this regiments organizations and history of battles. Rosters.<br>
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*[http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152history.html Pennsylvania Volunteers of the Civil War]. Gives regimental Histories, a few biographies.Rosters. <br>
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*Sanderson, J. W., "Guarding Jefferson Davis at Fort Monroe" in ''Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. War Papers: Being Papers Read Before the Commandery of the State of Wisconsin, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States'', (Wilmington, N.C.: Broadfoot Pub. Co, 1993) .[http://tinyurl.com/7qkgb2e Google Books.]<br>
  
*Pennsylvania roots].&nbsp; Gives brief history of this regiments organizations and history of battles. <br>
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*Sanderson, Joseph Warner, "The James River During the War" in ''Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. War Papers: Being Papers Read Before the Commandery of the State of Wisconsin, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States'', (Wilmington, N.C.: Broadfoot Pub. Co, 1993)&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=Z7NYAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA122&lpg=PA122&dq=Guarding+Jefferson+Davis+at+Fort+Monroe+Sanderson&source=bl&ots=8BBXUOtkbD&sig=j-C-04vB4xGOyuGSjQQc3_8E1nA&hl=en&ei=GObLTtyJIIm22gWRi8GUDw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CCAQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books.]
  
*[http://www.pacivilwar.com/cwpa152history.html Pennsylvania Volunteers of the Civil War]. Gives regimental Histories, a few biographies.
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*Sanderson, Joseph Warner, "Nothing to say" in ''Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. War Papers: Being Papers Read Before the Commandery of the State of Wisconsin, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States'', (Wilmington, N.C.: Broadfoot Pub. Co, 1993) [http://tinyurl.com/7vupeun Google Books].<br>
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized February 17, 1863. [1]  Also known as 152nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. 

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

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

Battery  A - Recruited in Philadelphia County -  See Roster

Battery  B - Recruited in Philadelphia County -  See Roster

Battery  C - Recruited in various counties -  See Roster

Battery D - Recruited in various counties - See Roster

Battery E - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Battery F - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Battery G - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Battery H - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Battery I - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Battery K - Recruited in Philadelphia County and Berks County - See Roster

Battery L - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Battery M - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Unassigned - Recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster



The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 8,536 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.
  • Pennsylvania roots.  Gives brief history of this regiments organizations and history of battles. Rosters.
  • Sanderson, J. W., "Guarding Jefferson Davis at Fort Monroe" in Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. War Papers: Being Papers Read Before the Commandery of the State of Wisconsin, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, (Wilmington, N.C.: Broadfoot Pub. Co, 1993) .Google Books.
  • Sanderson, Joseph Warner, "The James River During the War" in Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. War Papers: Being Papers Read Before the Commandery of the State of Wisconsin, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, (Wilmington, N.C.: Broadfoot Pub. Co, 1993)  Google Books.
  • Sanderson, Joseph Warner, "Nothing to say" in Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. War Papers: Being Papers Read Before the Commandery of the State of Wisconsin, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, (Wilmington, N.C.: Broadfoot Pub. Co, 1993) Google Books.

References

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