71st Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

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*Harris, William C. "''Prison-Life in the Tobacco Warehouse at Richmond''". (Philadelphia: G.W. Childs, 1862). {{FHL|663495|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6084016}}. [http://books.google.com/books?id=8D001kRV3fMC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books]. [http://archive.org/stream/prisonlifeintob02harrgoog#page/n8/mode/2up Internet Archive]. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/prison-life-in-the-tobacco-warehouse-at-richmond/oclc/3119280&referer=brief_results World Cat].<br>
 
*Harris, William C. "''Prison-Life in the Tobacco Warehouse at Richmond''". (Philadelphia: G.W. Childs, 1862). {{FHL|663495|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6084016}}. [http://books.google.com/books?id=8D001kRV3fMC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books]. [http://archive.org/stream/prisonlifeintob02harrgoog#page/n8/mode/2up Internet Archive]. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/prison-life-in-the-tobacco-warehouse-at-richmond/oclc/3119280&referer=brief_results World Cat].<br>
  
*Haskell, Frank A. ''Reply of the Philadelphia Brigade Association to the foolish and absurd narrative of Lieutenant Frank A. Haskell : which appears to be endorsed by the Military Order of the Loyal Legion Commandry [sic] of Massachusetts and the Wisconsin History Commission.'' (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), {{FHL|719570|item|disp=FHL fiche 6118346}}
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*Haskell, Frank A. ''Reply of the Philadelphia Brigade Association to the foolish and absurd narrative of Lieutenant Frank A. Haskell&nbsp;: which appears to be endorsed by the Military Order of the Loyal Legion Commandry [sic] of Massachusetts and the Wisconsin History Commission.'' (Bethesda, Maryland&nbsp;: University Publications of America, c1993), {{FHL|719570|item|disp=FHL fiche 6118346}}
  
*Lash, Gary George. ".''Duty Well Done": The History of Edward Baker's California Regiment (71st Pennsylvania Infantry)".&nbsp;'' (Baltimore, MD: Butternut and Blue, 2001). {{FHL|1211610|item|disp=FHL Book 974.8 M2Lg}}. WorldCat.
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*Lash, Gary George. ''"Duty Well Done": The History of Edward Baker's California Regiment (71st Pennsylvania Infantry)".&nbsp;'' (Baltimore, MD: Butternut and Blue, 2001). {{FHL|1211610|item|disp=FHL Book 974.8 M2Lg}}. WorldCat.
  
 
*Moore, Joseph Hamilton. "''Baker at Ball's Bluff An Address, Ball's Bluff, on the Potomac, October 21st, 1911''". (Philadelphia?: s.n, 1911). {{FHL|663498|item|FHL Fiche 6084017}}.[http://www.archive.org/stream/bakeratballsbluf00moor#page/n3/mode/2up Internet Archive].[http://www.worldcat.org/title/baker-at-balls-bluff-an-address-balls-bluff-on-the-potomac-october-21st-1911/oclc/16136585&referer=brief_results WorldCat]<br>
 
*Moore, Joseph Hamilton. "''Baker at Ball's Bluff An Address, Ball's Bluff, on the Potomac, October 21st, 1911''". (Philadelphia?: s.n, 1911). {{FHL|663498|item|FHL Fiche 6084017}}.[http://www.archive.org/stream/bakeratballsbluf00moor#page/n3/mode/2up Internet Archive].[http://www.worldcat.org/title/baker-at-balls-bluff-an-address-balls-bluff-on-the-potomac-october-21st-1911/oclc/16136585&referer=brief_results WorldCat]<br>

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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Fort Schuyler, N. Y., until July 1, 1861. It mustered out July 2, 1864.[1]

For more information on the history of the 71th Pennsylvania Infantry, see the following:

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

Regimental Band - See Roster

Company A - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company B - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company C - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company D - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company E - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company F - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company G - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company H - Many men were recruited from Chester County and Philadelphia  - See Roster

Company I - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company K - Many men were recruited from chester County and Philadelphia County - See Roster


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 3,127 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.
  • Cleveland, Paul. " 'The Unsung Heroes' report on The Unique History of the 71st Pennsylvania in the Civil War". Company K.   71styourinfo
  • Haskell, Frank A. Reply of the Philadelphia Brigade Association to the foolish and absurd narrative of Lieutenant Frank A. Haskell : which appears to be endorsed by the Military Order of the Loyal Legion Commandry [sic] of Massachusetts and the Wisconsin History Commission. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118346
  • Lash, Gary George. "Duty Well Done": The History of Edward Baker's California Regiment (71st Pennsylvania Infantry)".  (Baltimore, MD: Butternut and Blue, 2001). FHL Book 974.8 M2Lg. WorldCat.
  • Ranger95] has a history of this regiment and an image of a monument for this regiment.  It lists a roster for each company.

References

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