78th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(add source)
(add sources)
Line 70: Line 70:
 
*[[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>
 
*[[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>
  
*Blakeley, Archibald. ''Address of General Archibald Blakeley at the reunion of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland : Louisville, Ky., October, 1901.'' (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), {{FHL|663640|item|disp=FHL fiche 6084025}}
+
*Blakeley, Archibald. ''Address of General Archibald Blakeley at the reunion of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland&nbsp;: Louisville, Ky., October, 1901.'' (Bethesda, Maryland&nbsp;: University Publications of America, c1992), {{FHL|663640|item|disp=FHL fiche 6084025}}
 
+
*Pennsylvania infantry, and Joseph Thompson Gibson. "''History of the Seventy-Eighth Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry''". (Pittsburgh, Pa: Press of the Pittsburgh Print. Co, 1905). {{FHL|667467|item|disp=FHL Film 1404253}}.[http://archive.org/stream/historyofseventy00penn#page/n9/mode/2up Internet Archive]. [http://books.google.com/books?id=_GcaAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books]. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-the-seventy-eighth-pennsylvania-volunteer-infantry/oclc/3522177&referer=brief_results WorldCat].<br>
+
  
 
*Gancas, Ron. "''The Gallant Seventy Eighth, Stones River to Pickett's Mill: Colonel William Sirwell and the Pennsylvania Seventy Eighth Volunteer Infantry"''. (Murrysville, Pa: R. Gancas, 1994). {{FHL|765249|item|disp=FHL Book 974.8 M2gr}}. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/gallant-seventy-eighth-stones-river-to-picketts-mill-colonel-william-sirwell-and-the-pennsylvania-seventy-eighth-volunteer-infantry/oclc/32650215&referer=brief_results WorldCat].<br>
 
*Gancas, Ron. "''The Gallant Seventy Eighth, Stones River to Pickett's Mill: Colonel William Sirwell and the Pennsylvania Seventy Eighth Volunteer Infantry"''. (Murrysville, Pa: R. Gancas, 1994). {{FHL|765249|item|disp=FHL Book 974.8 M2gr}}. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/gallant-seventy-eighth-stones-river-to-picketts-mill-colonel-william-sirwell-and-the-pennsylvania-seventy-eighth-volunteer-infantry/oclc/32650215&referer=brief_results WorldCat].<br>
 +
 +
*Gibson, J. T. (Joseph Thompson). ''History of the Seventy-Eighth Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry.'' (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), {{FHL|663738|item|disp=FHL fiche 6084026}} and Washington [District of Columbia] : Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service, 1989), {{FHL|667467|item|disp=FHL film 1404253}}  and (Chicora, Pennsylvania : Mechling Bookbindery, [199-?]), {{FHL|1211927|item|disp=FHL book 974.8 M2gjt}}
 +
 +
*Pennsylvania infantry, and Joseph Thompson Gibson. "''History of the Seventy-Eighth Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry''". (Pittsburgh, Pa: Press of the Pittsburgh Print. Co, 1905). {{FHL|667467|item|disp=FHL Film 1404253}}.[http://archive.org/stream/historyofseventy00penn#page/n9/mode/2up Internet Archive]. [http://books.google.com/books?id=_GcaAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books]. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-the-seventy-eighth-pennsylvania-volunteer-infantry/oclc/3522177&referer=brief_results WorldCat].<br>
  
 
*[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/78th/78thorg.html PaRoots] gives a history of this regiment and lists battles,[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/paregimentsnew3.html rosters] for each company and additional [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/paregimentsnew3.html references].<br>
 
*[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/78th/78thorg.html PaRoots] gives a history of this regiment and lists battles,[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/paregimentsnew3.html rosters] for each company and additional [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/paregimentsnew3.html references].<br>

Revision as of 19:07, 16 April 2014

United States Gotoarrow.png  U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png  Pennsylvania Gotoarrow.png   Pennsylvania Military Gotoarrow.png  Pennsylvania in the Civil War Gotoarrow.png 78th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Pittsburg October 15, 1861. It mustered out September 11, 1865.[1]

For more information on the history of the 78th 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 Officers and Staff - See Roster

Company A - Many men were recruited in  Indiana County - See Roster

Company B - Many men were recruited in Armstrong County - See Roster

Company C - Many men were recruited in Clarion County - See Roster

Company - Company added March 1865.  Many men were recruited at Lewiston, Mifflin County - See  Roster

Company D - Many men were recruited in Cabria County and Indiana County - SeeRoster

Company D - Company added March 1865.  Many men were recruited in Cumberland County - See Roster

Company E - Many men were recruited in Clarion County - See Roster

Company E - Company added March 1865.  Many men were recruited in Butler County - See Roster

Company F - Many men were recruited in Armstrong County - See Roster

Company F - Company added March 1865.  Many men were recruited in Allegheny County - See Roster

Company G - Many men were recruited in Armstrong County - See Roster

Company G - Company added March 1865. Many men were recruited in Beaver County - See Roster

Company H - Many men were recruited in Butler County - See Roster

Company H - Company added March 1865. Many men were recruited in Allegheny County - See Roster

Company I - Many men were recruited in Armstrong County - See Roster

Company  I - Company added March 1865. Many men were recruited at Allegheny City, Allegheny County - See Roster

Company K - Many men were recruited in Armstrong County - See Roster

Company K - Company added March 1865. Many men were recruited in Huntingdon County - See Roster

Unassigned Men - See Roster



The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 3,217 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.
  • Blakeley, Archibald. Address of General Archibald Blakeley at the reunion of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland : Louisville, Ky., October, 1901. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL fiche 6084025
  • Gancas, Ron. "The Gallant Seventy Eighth, Stones River to Pickett's Mill: Colonel William Sirwell and the Pennsylvania Seventy Eighth Volunteer Infantry". (Murrysville, Pa: R. Gancas, 1994). FHL Book 974.8 M2gr. WorldCat.
  • Gibson, J. T. (Joseph Thompson). History of the Seventy-Eighth Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL fiche 6084026 and Washington [District of Columbia] : Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service, 1989), FHL film 1404253 and (Chicora, Pennsylvania : Mechling Bookbindery, [199-?]), FHL book 974.8 M2gjt
  • Ranger 95 has a history for this regiment and lists rosters for each company.

References

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