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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
This regiment was organized at Harrisburg June, 1861. It mustered out June 11, 1864. <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 June, 1861. It mustered out June 11, 1864. <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#6thres 6th Regiment Reserves Infantry], (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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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.  
  
Field and Staff Officers - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6thresofficers.html Roster]
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Field and Staff Officers - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6thresofficers.html Roster]  
  
 
Company A - Known as the Iron guard.&nbsp; Recruited in Columbia County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscoa.html Roster]<br>  
 
Company A - Known as the Iron guard.&nbsp; Recruited in Columbia County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscoa.html Roster]<br>  
  
Company B - Recruited in Snyder County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscob.html Roster]<br>
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Company B - Recruited in Snyder County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscob.html Roster]<br>  
  
Company C - Recruited in Wayne County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscoc.html Roster]<br>
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Company C - Recruited in Wayne County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscoc.html Roster]<br>  
  
Company D - Recruited in Franklin County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscod.html Roster]<br>
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Company D - Recruited in Franklin County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscod.html Roster]<br>  
  
Company E - Recruited in Danville, Montour County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscoe.html Roster]<br>
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Company E - Recruited in Danville, Montour County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscoe.html Roster]<br>  
  
Company F - Known as "The Northern Invincibles".&nbsp; Recruited in Towanda, Bradford County - See[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscof.html Roster]<br>
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Company F - Known as "The Northern Invincibles".&nbsp; Recruited in Towanda, Bradford County - See[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscof.html Roster]<br>  
  
Company G - Known as "J. D. Cameron Infantry".&nbsp; Recruited at Middletown, Dauphin County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscog.html Roster]<br>
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Company G - Known as "J. D. Cameron Infantry".&nbsp; Recruited at Middletown, Dauphin County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscog.html Roster]<br>  
  
Company H - Known as "Tiogo Invincibles" .&nbsp; Recruited at Wellsboro, Tioga County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscoh.html Roster]
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Company H - Known as "Tiogo Invincibles" .&nbsp; Recruited at Wellsboro, Tioga County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscoh.html Roster]  
  
Company I - Known as "Towanda Rifles".&nbsp; Recruited at Towanda, Bradford County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscoi.html Roster]<br>
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Company I - Known as "Towanda Rifles".&nbsp; Recruited at Towanda, Bradford County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscoi.html Roster]<br>  
  
Company K - Known as "Susquehanna Volunteers".&nbsp; Recruited at Susquehanna, Susquehanna County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscok.html Roster]<br>
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Company K - Known as "Susquehanna Volunteers".&nbsp; Recruited at Susquehanna, Susquehanna County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6threscok.html Roster]<br>  
  
Unassigned Man - See[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6thresunassigned.html Roster]
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Unassigned Man - See[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/reserves/6thres/6thresunassigned.html Roster]  
  
 
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,836 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UPA0006RIR Roster].
  
 
=== &nbsp;&nbsp;Other Sources  ===
 
=== &nbsp;&nbsp;Other Sources  ===

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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Harrisburg June, 1861. It mustered out June 11, 1864. [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

Company A - Known as the Iron guard.  Recruited in Columbia County - See Roster

Company B - Recruited in Snyder County - See Roster

Company C - Recruited in Wayne County - See Roster

Company D - Recruited in Franklin County - See Roster

Company E - Recruited in Danville, Montour County - See Roster

Company F - Known as "The Northern Invincibles".  Recruited in Towanda, Bradford County - SeeRoster

Company G - Known as "J. D. Cameron Infantry".  Recruited at Middletown, Dauphin County - See Roster

Company H - Known as "Tiogo Invincibles" .  Recruited at Wellsboro, Tioga County - See Roster

Company I - Known as "Towanda Rifles".  Recruited at Towanda, Bradford County - See Roster

Company K - Known as "Susquehanna Volunteers".  Recruited at Susquehanna, Susquehanna County - See Roster

Unassigned Man - SeeRoster


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,836 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 for this regiment and describes its organization. There is a roster for each company and additional resources are given.
  • Draw the Sword.  Shows image of monument for this regiment and gives a brief history of the unit.
  • Hull, Chas. T. "Monumental Day at Gettysburg Of the Sixth Reserves, Pennsylvania Volunteers, Tuesday, September 2, 1890 : Biographical Sketches, Speeches, Etc."  (Athens, Pa: Gazette Print. and Engraving, 1892). FHL Fiche 6083985. Other Libraries

References

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

 

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