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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]] 15th 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]] 15th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (3 months, 1861)''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
This regiment was organized at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, April 26, 1861. It mustered out August 8, 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 Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, April 26, 1861. It mustered out August 8, 1861.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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Company K - many men recruited in Marietta, Lancaster County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/15th/15thcok.html Roster]  
 
Company K - many men recruited in Marietta, Lancaster County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/15th/15thcok.html Roster]  
  
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,133 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UPA0015RI Roster].
  
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=== Other Sources  ===
 
 
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,133 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UPA0015RI Roster].
 
 
 
=== &nbsp;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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*Bates, Samuel P. "''History of Pennsylvania Volunteers: 1861-5''"&nbsp; (Harrisburg: B. Singerly, State Printer, 1869. Vol. 1). {{FHL|650530|item|disp=FHL Book 974.8 M2b 1993 v.1}} [http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?c=moa&cc=moa&sid=56dbd306b02b754e24fc02fa89cb261d&q1=Fifteenth%20Regiment&idno=ABY3439.0001.001&view=image&seq=00000160 U. of Michigan MOA].[http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofpennsyl01bate#page/142/mode/1up Internet Archives.]
 
*Bates, Samuel P. "''History of Pennsylvania Volunteers: 1861-5''"&nbsp; (Harrisburg: B. Singerly, State Printer, 1869. Vol. 1). {{FHL|650530|item|disp=FHL Book 974.8 M2b 1993 v.1}} [http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?c=moa&cc=moa&sid=56dbd306b02b754e24fc02fa89cb261d&q1=Fifteenth%20Regiment&idno=ABY3439.0001.001&view=image&seq=00000160 U. of Michigan MOA].[http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofpennsyl01bate#page/142/mode/1up Internet Archives.]
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*Palmer, William Jackson. ''Letters, 1853-1868 / Wm. J. Palmer.'' (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), {{FHL|662285|item|disp=FHL fiche 6083947}}
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=== References  ===
 
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Brief History

This regiment was organized at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, April 26, 1861. It mustered out August 8, 1861.[1]

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 Staff and Officers - See Roster
Company A - many men recruited in  Scranton, Luzerne County - See Roster

Company B - many men recruited in  Pittston, Luzerne County - See Roster

Company C - many men recruited in  Pittston, Luzerne County - See Roster

Company D - many men recruited in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - See Roster

Company E - many men recruited in  Harrisburg, Dauphin County - See Roster

Company F - many men recruited in  Mount Joy, Lancaster County - SeeRoster

Company G - many men recruited in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - See Roster

Company H - many men recruited in Johnstown, Cambria County - SeeRoster

Company I - many men recruited in Bellefonte, Centre County - See Roster

Company K - many men recruited in Marietta, Lancaster County - See Roster


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,133 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 a history of this regiment with its organization, battles, rosters.
  • Palmer, William Jackson. Letters, 1853-1868 / Wm. J. Palmer. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL fiche 6083947


References

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