79th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

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*Johnston, Adam S. The Soldier Boy's Diary Book; or, Memorandums of the Alphabetical First Lessons of Military Tactics. 1866. {{FHL|663741|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6084027}}. [http://archive.org/stream/soldierboysdiary00john#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive].[http://www.ebooksread.com/authors-eng/adam-s-johnston/the-soldier-boys-diary-book-or-memorandums-of-the-alphabetical-first-lessons--nho/1-the-soldier-boys-diary-book-or-memorandums-of-the-alphabetical-first-lessons--nho.shtml e-books]. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/soldier-boys-diary-book-or-memorandums-of-the-alphabetical-first-lessons-of-military-tactics/oclc/16903246 WorldCat].<br>
 
*Johnston, Adam S. The Soldier Boy's Diary Book; or, Memorandums of the Alphabetical First Lessons of Military Tactics. 1866. {{FHL|663741|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6084027}}. [http://archive.org/stream/soldierboysdiary00john#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive].[http://www.ebooksread.com/authors-eng/adam-s-johnston/the-soldier-boys-diary-book-or-memorandums-of-the-alphabetical-first-lessons--nho/1-the-soldier-boys-diary-book-or-memorandums-of-the-alphabetical-first-lessons--nho.shtml e-books]. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/soldier-boys-diary-book-or-memorandums-of-the-alphabetical-first-lessons-of-military-tactics/oclc/16903246 WorldCat].<br>
  
*Martin, E. K. Oration. Lancaster: The New Era Steam Book and Job Print, 1877. {{FHL|663799|item|FHL Fiche 6084028}}.[http://www.worldcat.org/title/oration/oclc/006027837 WorldCat.]<br>
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*Martin, E. K. ''Oration''. Lancaster: The New Era Steam Book and Job Print, 1877. and (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992),{{FHL|663799|item|FHL Fiche 6084028}}.[http://www.worldcat.org/title/oration/oclc/006027837 WorldCat.]<br>
  
 
*[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/79th/79thorg.html PaRoots] gives a [http://www.jatruck.com/stonewall/79pareghist.htm history] of this regiment, including description of battles and [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/paregimentsnew3.html rosters] for each company. It also lists additional [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/paregimentsnew3.html references.]
 
*[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/79th/79thorg.html PaRoots] gives a [http://www.jatruck.com/stonewall/79pareghist.htm history] of this regiment, including description of battles and [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/paregimentsnew3.html rosters] for each company. It also lists additional [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/paregimentsnew3.html references.]

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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Lancaster September 19, 1861. It mustered out July 12, 1865.[1]


For more information on the history of the 79th 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

Regimental Band - See Roster

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

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

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

Company D - Many men were recruited in Washington County - See Roster

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

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

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

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

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

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

Unassigned Men - See Roster


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,907 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.
  • Martin, E. K. Oration. Lancaster: The New Era Steam Book and Job Print, 1877. and (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992),FHL Collection.WorldCat.
  • Ranger95 describes the history of this regiment and lists rosters for each company.

References

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