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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]] 2nd Regiment, Pennsylvania Provisional Heavy Artillery''
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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Pennsylvania Genealogy|Pennsylvania]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Pennsylvania Military Records|Pennsylvania Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Pennsylvania in the Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] 2nd Regiment, Pennsylvania Provisional Heavy Artillery''
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 2nd Regiment, Pennsylvania Provisional Heavy Artillery disbanded August 20, 1864, and rejoined original Regiment September 5, 1864.<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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The 2nd Regiment, Pennsylvania Provisional Heavy Artillery disbanded August 20, 1864, and rejoined original Regiment September 5, 1864.<ref>National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
  
 
For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
 
For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
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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.  
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Field Officers and Staff - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/2dprovisionalarty/2dprovartofficers.html Roster]<br>
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Battery A - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/artillery/2ndartillery/2dartbattyb.html Roster]<br>
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Battery B - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster<br>
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Battery C - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster<br>
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Battery D - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster<br>
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Battery E - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster<br>
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Battery F - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster<br>
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Battery G - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster<br>
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Battery H - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster<br>
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Battery I - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster<br>
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Battery K - Many men were recruited from&nbsp;Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster<br>Unassigned Men - See Roster<br><br>
  
 
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,705 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UPA0002RAH2 Roster].
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,705 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UPA0002RAH2 Roster].
  
=== Other Sources  ===
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=== &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>
  
*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ 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. <br>
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*National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm 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. <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>
 
*[[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>
 
*[[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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*Colwell, Edward S. ''Memorial of Edward S. Colwell.'' (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), {{FHL|661924|item|disp=FHL fiche 6083905}}
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*Ward, George W. History of the Second Pennsylvania Veteran Heavy Artillery, (112th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers) from 1861-1866, Including the Provisional Second Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery. Philadelphia, Pa: G.W. Ward, Printer, 1904. [http://www.archive.org/stream/historysecondpe00wardgoog#page/n10/mode/2up Internet Archives]. {{FHL|553609|item|disp=FHL Film 1486514}}
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Brief History

The 2nd Regiment, Pennsylvania Provisional Heavy Artillery disbanded August 20, 1864, and rejoined original Regiment September 5, 1864.[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 Officers and Staff - See Roster

Battery A - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster

Battery B - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster

Battery C - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster

Battery D - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster

Battery E - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster

Battery F - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster

Battery G - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster

Battery H - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster

Battery I - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster

Battery K - Many men were recruited from Franklin County, Allegheny County, Monroe County and Philadelphia County - See Roster
Unassigned Men - See Roster


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,705 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.
  • Colwell, Edward S. Memorial of Edward S. Colwell. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL fiche 6083905
  • Ward, George W. History of the Second Pennsylvania Veteran Heavy Artillery, (112th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers) from 1861-1866, Including the Provisional Second Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery. Philadelphia, Pa: G.W. Ward, Printer, 1904. Internet Archives. FHL Film 1486514

References

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