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This regiment was organized at Philadelphia July to September, 1861. It mustered out August 7, 1865, and discharged at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 16, 1865. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
 
This regiment was organized at Philadelphia July to September, 1861. It mustered out August 7, 1865, and discharged at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 16, 1865. <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/unpacav1.htm#5th 5th Regiment Cavalry (65th Volunteers) "Cameron Dragoons"], (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 and Staff Officers- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavofficers.html Roster]
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Regimental Band - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavband.html Roster]
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Company A - Recruited at Philadelphia - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavcoa.html Roster]
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Company B -&nbsp; Recruited at Philadelphia - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavcob.html Roster]
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Company C - Recruited at Philadelphia - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavcoc.html Roster]
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Company D - Recruited at Philadelphia - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavcod.html Roster]
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Company E - Recruited at Philadelphia - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavcoe.html Roster]
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Company F - Recruited at Philadelphia - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavcof.html Roster]
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Company G - Recruited at Philadelphia - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavcog.html Roster]
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Company H - Recruited at Philadelphia - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavcoh.html Roster]
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Company I - Recruited at Philadelphia - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavcoi.html Roster]
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Company K - Recruited in Lycoming County and Philadelphia County - [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavcok.html See Roster]
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Company L - Recruited in Allegheny County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavcol.html Roster]
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Company M - Recruited in Allegheny County and Venango County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavcom.html Roster]
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Unassigned men - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavunassigned.html Roster]
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 6,183 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UPA0005RC Roster].
  
 
=== &nbsp;&nbsp;Other Sources  ===
 
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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>  
 
*[[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/cavalry/5thcav/5thcavorg.html Pa Roots] gives history of this Regiment including information on organization, battles, losses and lists of members of companies.<br>
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*[http://www.pacivilwar.com/regiment/65th.html Pennsylvania Volunteers of the Civil War.]&nbsp; Information on regiment history, battles, organization and rosters.
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Philadelphia July to September, 1861. It mustered out August 7, 1865, and discharged at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 16, 1865. [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 and Staff Officers- See Roster

Regimental Band - See Roster

Company A - Recruited at Philadelphia - See Roster

Company B -  Recruited at Philadelphia - See Roster

Company C - Recruited at Philadelphia - See Roster

Company D - Recruited at Philadelphia - See Roster

Company E - Recruited at Philadelphia - See Roster

Company F - Recruited at Philadelphia - See Roster

Company G - Recruited at Philadelphia - See Roster

Company H - Recruited at Philadelphia - See Roster

Company I - Recruited at Philadelphia - See Roster

Company K - Recruited in Lycoming County and Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company L - Recruited in Allegheny County - See Roster

Company M - Recruited in Allegheny County and Venango County - See Roster

Unassigned men - See Roster


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 6,183 men on its roster for this unit. 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.
  • Pa Roots gives history of this Regiment including information on organization, battles, losses and lists of members of companies.
  • Pennsylvania Volunteers of the Civil War.  Information on regiment history, battles, organization and rosters.

References

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

 

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