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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Pennsylvania|Pennsylvania]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Pennsylvania Military Records|Pennsylvania Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Pennsylvania in the Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]7th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (3 months, 1861)''
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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Pennsylvania|Pennsylvania]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Pennsylvania Military Records|Pennsylvania Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Pennsylvania in the Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]7th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (3 months, 1861)''  
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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
This regiment was organized at Harrisburg April 23, 1861. It mustered out July 29, 1861. <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 April 23, 1861. It mustered out July 29, 1861. <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#7th-3 7th Regiment 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.  
  
<br>The&nbsp;Seventh Regiment was recruited in:  
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<br>Field and Staff Officers - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/7th/7thofficers.html Roster]<br>
  
Company A - many men from Pittsburg, Allegheny County
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Company A - Men recruited in&nbsp; Pittsburg, Allegheny County- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/7th/7thcoa.html Roster]<br>
  
Company B - many men from Allegheny, Allegheny County
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Company B - Men recruited in&nbsp; Allegheny, Allegheny County- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/7th/7thcob.html Roster]<br>
  
Company C - many men from Fredonia, Berks County
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Company C -&nbsp; Men recruited in Fredonia, Berks County- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/7th/7thcoc.html Roster]<br>
  
Company D - many men from Pleasantville, Berks County
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Company D -&nbsp;Men recruited in Pleasantville, Berks County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/7th/7thcod.html Roster]<br>
  
Company E - many men from Allegheny, Allegheny County
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Company E - Men recruited in&nbsp; Allegheny, Allegheny County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/7th/7thcoe.html Roster]<br>
  
Company F - many men from Pittsburg, Allegheny County
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Company F - Men recruited in Pittsburg, Allegheny County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/7th/7thcof.html Roster]<br>
  
Company G - many men from Reading, Berks County
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Company G - Men recruited in Reading, Berks County - See[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/7th/7thcog.html Roster]<br>
  
Company H - many men from Boalsburg, Centre County
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Company H - Men recruited in Boalsburg, Centre County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/7th/7thcoh.html Roster]<br>
  
Company I - many men from Lewistown, Mifflin County
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Company I -Men recruited in Lewistown, Mifflin County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/7th/7thcoi.html Roster]<br>
  
Company K - many men from Pittsburg, Allegheny County
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Company K - Men recruited in Pittsburg, Allegheny County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/7th/7thcok.html Roster]<br>
  
 
The data is from Bates' {{FHL|650530|item|disp=''History of Pennsylvania Volunteers'', Volume 1}}. [http://tinyurl.com/5wo5jcp Internet Archives]<ref>Samuel Penniman Bates. History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5: Prepared in Compliance with Acts. 1868. [http://tinyurl.com/5wo5jcp Internet Archives.com]</ref>  
 
The data is from Bates' {{FHL|650530|item|disp=''History of Pennsylvania Volunteers'', Volume 1}}. [http://tinyurl.com/5wo5jcp Internet Archives]<ref>Samuel Penniman Bates. History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5: Prepared in Compliance with Acts. 1868. [http://tinyurl.com/5wo5jcp Internet Archives.com]</ref>  
  
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,056 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UPA0007RI Roster].
  
=== &nbsp;&nbsp;Other Sources  ===
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=== Other Sources  ===
  
 
*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|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).<br>
 
*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|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).<br>
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*[[Pennsylvania in the Civil War|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. <br>
 
*[[Pennsylvania in the Civil War|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. <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>
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*[[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>  
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*[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/7th/7thorg.html PaRoots] gives information about this regiment, battles, organization, and rosters.
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

Latest revision as of 02:17, 9 January 2013

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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Harrisburg April 23, 1861. It mustered out July 29, 1861. [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 - Men recruited in  Pittsburg, Allegheny County- See Roster

Company B - Men recruited in  Allegheny, Allegheny County- See Roster

Company C -  Men recruited in Fredonia, Berks County- See Roster

Company D - Men recruited in Pleasantville, Berks County - See Roster

Company E - Men recruited in  Allegheny, Allegheny County - See Roster

Company F - Men recruited in Pittsburg, Allegheny County - See Roster

Company G - Men recruited in Reading, Berks County - SeeRoster

Company H - Men recruited in Boalsburg, Centre County - See Roster

Company I -Men recruited in Lewistown, Mifflin County - See Roster

Company K - Men recruited in Pittsburg, Allegheny County - See Roster

The data is from Bates' History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, Volume 1. Internet Archives[2]



The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,056 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 information about this regiment, battles, organization, and rosters.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. Samuel Penniman Bates. History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5: Prepared in Compliance with Acts. 1868. Internet Archives.com

 

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