6th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (3 months, 1861)

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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 Infantry (3 months, 1861)''
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
This regiment was organized at Harrisburg April 22, 1861. It mustered mustered out July 27, 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 22, 1861. It mustered mustered out July 27, 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#6th-3 6th Regiment Infantry (3 months], (accessed 13 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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<br>Field Officers and Staff - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thofficers.html Roster]<br>
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<br>Field Officers and Staff - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thofficers.html Roster]<br>  
  
 
Company A - many men recruited at&nbsp; Mauch Chunk, Carbon County- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thcoa.html Roster]<br>  
 
Company A - many men recruited at&nbsp; Mauch Chunk, Carbon County- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thcoa.html Roster]<br>  
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Company E - many men recruited at Ashland, Schuylkill County- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thcoe.html Roster]<br>  
 
Company E - many men recruited at Ashland, Schuylkill County- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thcoe.html Roster]<br>  
  
Company F - many men recrioted at&nbsp; Pottsville, Schuylkill County - See[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thcof.html Roster]
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Company F - many men recrioted at&nbsp; Pottsville, Schuylkill County - See[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thcof.html Roster]  
  
Company G - many men recruited at&nbsp; Llewellyn, Schuylkill County - See[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thcog.html Roster]<br>
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Company G - many men recruited at&nbsp; Llewellyn, Schuylkill County - See[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thcog.html Roster]<br>  
  
Company H - many men recruited at&nbsp; Pottsville, Schuylkill County See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thcoh.html Roster]<br>
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Company H - many men recruited at&nbsp; Pottsville, Schuylkill County See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thcoh.html Roster]<br>  
  
Company I - many men recruited at&nbsp; Mauch Chunk, Carbon County- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thcoi.html Roster]<br>
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Company I - many men recruited at&nbsp; Mauch Chunk, Carbon County- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thcoi.html Roster]<br>  
  
Company K - many men recruited&nbsp; Mauch Chunk, Carbon County - See[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thcok.html Roster]<br>
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Company K - many men recruited&nbsp; Mauch Chunk, Carbon County - See[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/6th/6thcok.html Roster]<br>  
  
 
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>  
 
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>  
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,008 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UPA0006RI Roster].
  
 
=== &nbsp;&nbsp;Other Sources  ===
 
=== &nbsp;&nbsp;Other Sources  ===

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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Harrisburg April 22, 1861. It mustered mustered out July 27, 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 - many men recruited at  Mauch Chunk, Carbon County- See Roster

Company B - many men recruited at  Port Clinton, Schuylkill County- See Roster

Company C - many men recruited at Port Carbon, Schuylkill County- See Roster

Company D - many men recruited at  Pottsville, Schuylkill County- See Roster

Company E - many men recruited at Ashland, Schuylkill County- See Roster

Company F - many men recrioted at  Pottsville, Schuylkill County - SeeRoster

Company G - many men recruited at  Llewellyn, Schuylkill County - SeeRoster

Company H - many men recruited at  Pottsville, Schuylkill County See Roster

Company I - many men recruited at  Mauch Chunk, Carbon County- See Roster

Company K - many men recruited  Mauch Chunk, Carbon County - SeeRoster

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




The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,008 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 information on regiment history and organization.  Describes battles and has rosters.

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