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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 Infantry (3 months, 1861)''  
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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
This regiment was organized at Harrisburg April 20, 1861. It then moved to Harrisburg and mustered out July 29, 1861.<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 Harrisburg April 20, 1861. It then moved to Harrisburg and mustered out July 29, 1861.<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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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/unpainf1.htm#3rd-3 3rd Regiment Infantry (3 months)], (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.  
  
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Field Officers and staff - [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/3rd/3rdofficers.html See Roster]
  
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Company A&nbsp;- Recruited at Hollidaysburg, Blair County- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/3rd/3rdcoa.html Roster]<br>  
  
The Fifty-Second Regiment was recruited in:  
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Company B - Recruited at&nbsp; Altoona, Blair County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/3rd/3rdcob.html Roster]<br>
  
Company A&nbsp;- many men from&nbsp;Wilkes-Barr, Luzerne County
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Company C - Recruited at Williamsburg, Blair County&nbsp; - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/3rd/3rdcoc.html Roster]<br>
  
Company B - many men from&nbsp; Wyoming County  
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Company D - Recruited at Tyrone, Blair County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/3rd/3rdcod.html Roster]<br>
  
Company C - many men from&nbsp; Clinton County  
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Company E - Recruited at&nbsp; Altoona, Blair County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/3rd/3rdcoe.html Roster]<br>
  
Company D - many men from&nbsp; Union County  
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Company F - Recruited at Johnstown, Cambria County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/3rd/3rdcof.html Roster]<br>
  
Company E - many men from&nbsp; Bradford County  
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Company G - Recruited at Johnstown, Cambria County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/3rd/3rdcog.html Roster]<br>
  
Company F - many men from&nbsp; Luzerne and Bradford Counties
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Company H - Recruited at Hollidaysburg, Blair County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/3rd/3rdcoh.html Roster]<br>
  
Company G - many men from&nbsp; Columbia County  
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Company I - Recruited at&nbsp; East Liberty, Allegheny County -See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/3rd/3rdcoi.html Roster]<br>
  
Company H - many men from&nbsp; Luzerne County  
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Company K - Recruited at Johnstown, Cambria County -See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/3rd/3rdcok.html Roster]<br>
  
Company I - many men from&nbsp; Luzerne County
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The data is from Bates' {{FHL|650530|item|disp=''History of Pennsylvania Volunteers'', Volume 1}}. [http://tinyurl.com/5wo5jcp Internet Archives]<ref>Samuel Penniman Bates. History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5: Prepared in Compliance with Acts. 1868. [http://tinyurl.com/5wo5jcp Internet Archives.com]</ref>
  
Company K - many men from&nbsp; Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties
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The data is from Bates' {{FHL|650530|item|disp=''History of Pennsylvania Volunteers'', Volume 2}}. [http://tinyurl.com/5wo5jcp Internet Archives]<ref>Samuel Penniman Bates. History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5: Prepared in Compliance with Acts. 1868. [http://tinyurl.com/5wo5jcp Internet Archives.com]</ref>  
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,023 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UPA0003RI].
  
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=== [[|]]Other Sources  ===
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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).<br>
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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. <br>
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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>
  
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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>
  
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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*[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/3rd/3rdorg.html Pa roots]. Gives history of the regiment including rosters, and organization.
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Brief History

This regiment was organized at Harrisburg April 20, 1861. It then moved to Harrisburg and mustered out July 29, 1861.[1]

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 Officers and staff - See Roster

Company A - Recruited at Hollidaysburg, Blair County- See Roster

Company B - Recruited at  Altoona, Blair County - See Roster

Company C - Recruited at Williamsburg, Blair County  - See Roster

Company D - Recruited at Tyrone, Blair County - See Roster

Company E - Recruited at  Altoona, Blair County - See Roster

Company F - Recruited at Johnstown, Cambria County - See Roster

Company G - Recruited at Johnstown, Cambria County - See Roster

Company H - Recruited at Hollidaysburg, Blair County - See Roster

Company I - Recruited at  East Liberty, Allegheny County -See Roster

Company K - Recruited at Johnstown, Cambria County -See Roster

The data is from Bates' History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, Volume 1. Internet Archives[2]




The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,023 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.
  • Pa roots. Gives history of the regiment including rosters, and organization.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. Samuel Penniman Bates. History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5: Prepared in Compliance with Acts. 1868. Internet Archives.com

 

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