6th Regiment, Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery (212th Volunteers)

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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]] 6th Regiment, Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery (212th Volunteers)''
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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]] 6th Regiment, Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery (212th Volunteers)''  
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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
test <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, Pennsylvania, September 15, 1864. It mustered out June 13, 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&nbsp;Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unpaart1.htm#6th 6th Regiment Heavy Artillery (212th 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.  
  
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Officers and Field Staff - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/6thartillery/6thartofficers.html Roster]<br>
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Battery A - Many men enrolled in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg209-215Interface.htm Roster]<br>
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Battery B- Many men enrolled in Allegheny County and Beaver County - See[http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg209-215Interface.htm Roster]<br>
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Battery C- Many men enrolled in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg209-215Interface.htm Roster]<br>
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Battery D - Many men enrolled in Allegheny County - See[http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg209-215Interface.htm Roster]<br>
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Battery E - Many men enrolled in Allegheny County. Some men enrolled in Westmoreland County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg209-215Interface.htm Roster]
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Battery F - Many men enrolled in Allegheny County - See[http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg209-215Interface.htm Roster]<br>
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Battery G - Many men enrolled in Allegheny County and Beaver County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg209-215Interface.htm Roster]<br>
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Battery H - Many men enrolled in Allegheny County and Beaver County - See[http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg209-215Interface.htm Roster]<br>
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Battery I - Many men enrolled in Beaver County and a few in Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg209-215Interface.htm Roster]<br>
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Battery K - Many men enrolled in Fayette County, Westmoreland County, Allegheny County and Beaver County - See[http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg209-215Interface.htm Roster]<br>
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Battery L - Many men enrolled in Westmoreland County and Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg209-215Interface.htm Roster]<br>
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Battery M - Many men enrolled in Beaver County and Allegheny County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg209-215Interface.htm Roster]<br>
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Unassigned Men - Many men enrolled in Allegheny County, Beaver County and Westmoreland County - See [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg209-215Interface.htm Roster]<br>  
  
 
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=== Other Sources  ===
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2,963 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UPA0006RAH Roster].
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=== &nbsp;&nbsp;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>
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*[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/6thartillery/6thartorg.html PaRoots ]gives a history of the unit and its organizations. It also gives a roster for each company and additional resources. <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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*Fox, Arthur B. ''Our Honored Dead: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in the American Civil War''. (Chicora, PA: Mechling Bookbindery, 2008). {{FHL|1474650|item|disp=FHL Book 974.885 M2f}}. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/our-honored-dead-allegheny-county-pennsylvania-in-the-american-civil-war/oclc/226850006&referer=brief_results Other Libraries.]<br>
  
 
=== References  ===
 
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Revision as of 02:12, 9 January 2013

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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, September 15, 1864. It mustered out June 13, 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.

Officers and Field Staff - See Roster

Battery A - Many men enrolled in Allegheny County - See Roster

Battery B- Many men enrolled in Allegheny County and Beaver County - SeeRoster

Battery C- Many men enrolled in Allegheny County - See Roster

Battery D - Many men enrolled in Allegheny County - SeeRoster

Battery E - Many men enrolled in Allegheny County. Some men enrolled in Westmoreland County - See Roster

Battery F - Many men enrolled in Allegheny County - SeeRoster

Battery G - Many men enrolled in Allegheny County and Beaver County - See Roster

Battery H - Many men enrolled in Allegheny County and Beaver County - SeeRoster

Battery I - Many men enrolled in Beaver County and a few in Allegheny County - See Roster

Battery K - Many men enrolled in Fayette County, Westmoreland County, Allegheny County and Beaver County - SeeRoster

Battery L - Many men enrolled in Westmoreland County and Allegheny County - See Roster

Battery M - Many men enrolled in Beaver County and Allegheny County - See Roster

Unassigned Men - Many men enrolled in Allegheny County, Beaver County and Westmoreland County - See Roster


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,963 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.
  • PaRoots gives a history of the unit and its organizations. It also gives a roster for each company and additional resources.

References

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