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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]] 5th Regiment, Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery (204th Volunteers)''
 
''[[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]] 5th Regiment, Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery (204th Volunteers)''
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
This regiment was organized at Pittsburg August and September, 1864. It mustered out June 30, 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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This regiment was organized at Pittsburg August and September, 1864. It mustered out June 30, 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/unpaart1.htm#5th 5th Regiment Heavy Artillery (204th 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.  
  
Although men were recruited in Allegheny County some men were from Lawrence, Beaver, Cambria, Westmoreland, Armstrong and Greene Counties.
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Although men were recruited in Allegheny County some men were from Lawrence, Beaver, Cambria, Westmoreland, Armstrong and Greene Counties.  
  
Battery A&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]
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Battery A&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]  
  
Battery B&nbsp; Recruited in Beaver County and Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]
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Battery B&nbsp; Recruited in Beaver County and Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]  
  
Battery C&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]<br>Battery D&nbsp; Recruited in Cambria County&nbsp;and Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]
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Battery C&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]<br>Battery D&nbsp; Recruited in Cambria County&nbsp;and Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]  
  
Battery E&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]
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Battery E&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]  
  
Battery F&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]
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Battery F&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]  
  
Battery G&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]
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Battery G&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]  
  
Battery H&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County and Beaver&nbsp;County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]
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Battery H&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County and Beaver&nbsp;County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]  
  
Battery I&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]
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Battery I&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]  
  
Battery K&nbsp; Recruited in Somerset County and Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]
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Battery K&nbsp; Recruited in Somerset County and Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]  
  
Battery L&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited in Lancaster and Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]
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Battery L&nbsp;&nbsp; Recruited in Lancaster and Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]  
  
Battery M&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]
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Battery M&nbsp; Recruited in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]  
  
Unassigned Men Many men Recruited from Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]
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Unassigned Men Many men Recruited from Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg193-208Interface.htm Roster]  
  
 
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 4,258 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UPA0005RAH Roster].
  
 
=== &nbsp;&nbsp;Other Sources  ===
 
=== &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/artillery/5thartillery/5thartorg.html Pa Roots].&nbsp; Gives Regimental History, information about battles, rosters, and additional references.
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Pittsburg August and September, 1864. It mustered out June 30, 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.

Although men were recruited in Allegheny County some men were from Lawrence, Beaver, Cambria, Westmoreland, Armstrong and Greene Counties.

Battery A  Recruited in Allegheny County - See Roster

Battery B  Recruited in Beaver County and Allegheny County - See Roster

Battery C  Recruited in Allegheny County - See Roster
Battery D  Recruited in Cambria County and Allegheny County - See Roster

Battery E  Recruited in Allegheny County - See Roster

Battery F  Recruited in Allegheny County - See Roster

Battery G  Recruited in Allegheny County - See Roster

Battery H  Recruited in Allegheny County and Beaver County - See Roster

Battery I  Recruited in Allegheny County - See Roster

Battery K  Recruited in Somerset County and Allegheny County - See Roster

Battery L   Recruited in Lancaster and Allegheny County - See Roster

Battery M  Recruited in Allegheny County - See Roster

Unassigned Men Many men Recruited from Allegheny County - See Roster


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 4,258 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 Regimental History, information about battles, rosters, and additional references.

References

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

 

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