5th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (34th Volunteers)

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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.  
  
Company A - Recruited in Lycoming County
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Company A - Recruited in Lycoming County  
  
Company B -Recuited in Northumberland County
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Company B -Recuited in Northumberland County  
  
Company C -Recruited in Clearfield County
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Company C -Recruited in Clearfield County  
  
Company D -Recruited in Union County
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Company D -Recruited in Union County  
  
Company E -Recruited in Centre County
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Company E -Recruited in Centre County  
  
Company F -Recruited in Bradford County
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Company F -Recruited in Bradford County  
  
Company G -Recruited in Huntingdon County
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Company G -Recruited in Huntingdon County  
  
Company H -Recruited in Lycoming and Northumberland Counties
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Company H -Recruited in Lycoming and Northumberland Counties  
  
Company I -Recruited in Huntingdon County
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Company I -Recruited in Huntingdon County  
  
Company K -Recruited in Lancaster County
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Company K -Recruited in Lancaster County  
  
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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/reserves/5thres/5thresorg.html Pa Roots] gives a history of this regiment and the battles it participated in.&nbsp; Also gives rosters for each company and some additional references.
  
 
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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Harrisburg June, 1861. It mustered out June 13, 1864. [1]

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.

Company A - Recruited in Lycoming County

Company B -Recuited in Northumberland County

Company C -Recruited in Clearfield County

Company D -Recruited in Union County

Company E -Recruited in Centre County

Company F -Recruited in Bradford County

Company G -Recruited in Huntingdon County

Company H -Recruited in Lycoming and Northumberland Counties

Company I -Recruited in Huntingdon County

Company K -Recruited in Lancaster County



  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 a history of this regiment and the battles it participated in.  Also gives rosters for each company and some additional references.

References

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