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This regiment was organized at Harrisburg October 18, 1861. It mustered out July 15, 1865.
This Regiment was also known as the "Kestone Zoauves." For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 76th Regiment Infantry (Keystone Zouaves), (accessed 20 September 2012).
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 - Many men were recruited in Lawrence County - See Roster
Company B - Many men were recruited in Mercer County - See Roster
Company C - Many men were recruited in Blair County - See Roster
Company D - Many men were recruited in York County - See Roster
Company E - Many men were recruited in Bedford County - SeeRoster
Company F - Many men were recruited in Blair County - See Roster
Company G - Many men were recruited in Lawrence County and Westmoreland County - SeeRoster
Company H - Many men were recruited in Luzerne County - See Roster
Company I - Many men were recruited inYork County - See Roster
Company K - Many men were recruited in Beaver County, Allegheny County and Schuylkill County - See Roster
Unassigned Men - See Roster
- 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.
- Porter, John A., James A. Chisman, William S. Brockington, and Michael Arthur Cavanaugh. 76th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Keystone Zouaves: The Personal Recollections, 1861-1865, of Sergeant John A. Porter, Company "B". Wilmington, N.C.: Broadfoot Pub. Co, 1988. FHL Book 974.8 M2p. WorldCat.
- PaRoots gives a history of this regiment, its organization and battles. It also lists a roster for each company and has additional references.
- Ranger95 describes the history of this regiment and has Rosters for each company.
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