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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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<br><br>The Third Regiment was recruited in:
  
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Company A&nbsp;- many men from&nbsp;Hollidaysburg, Blair County
  
The Fifty-Second Regiment was recruited in:
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Company B - many men from&nbsp; Altoona, Blair County
  
Company A&nbsp;- many men from&nbsp;Wilkes-Barr, Luzerne County  
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Company C - many men from&nbsp; Williamsburg, Blair County
  
Company B - many men from&nbsp; Wyoming County  
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Company D - many men from&nbsp; Tyrone, Blair County
  
Company C - many men from&nbsp; Clinton County  
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Company E - many men from&nbsp; Altoona, Blair County<br>Company F - many men from&nbsp; Johnstown, Cambria County
  
Company D - many men from&nbsp; Union County  
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Company G - many men from&nbsp; Johnstown, Cambria County
  
Company E - many men from&nbsp; Bradford County  
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Company H - many men from&nbsp; Hollidaysburg, Blair County
  
Company F - many men from&nbsp; Luzerne and Bradford Counties
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Company I - many men from&nbsp;East Liberty, Allegheny County
  
Company G - many men from&nbsp; Columbia County  
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Company K - many men from&nbsp; Johnstown, Cambria County<br>
 
 
Company H - many men from&nbsp; Luzerne County
 
 
 
Company I - many men from&nbsp; Luzerne County
 
 
 
Company K - many men from&nbsp; Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties
 
  
 
The data is from Bates' {{FHL|650530|item|disp=''History of Pennsylvania Volunteers'', Volume 2}}. [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 2}}. [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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Brief History

This regiment was organized at Harrisburg April 20, 1861. It then moved to Harrisburg and mustered out July 29, 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.



The Third Regiment was recruited in:

Company A - many men from Hollidaysburg, Blair County

Company B - many men from  Altoona, Blair County

Company C - many men from  Williamsburg, Blair County

Company D - many men from  Tyrone, Blair County

Company E - many men from  Altoona, Blair County
Company F - many men from  Johnstown, Cambria County

Company G - many men from  Johnstown, Cambria County

Company H - many men from  Hollidaysburg, Blair County

Company I - many men from East Liberty, Allegheny County

Company K - many men from  Johnstown, Cambria County

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




Other Sources

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.

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