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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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Company A - Recruited in Lycoming County
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Company B -Recuited in Northumberland County
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Company C -Recruited in Clearfield County
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Company D -Recruited in Union County
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Company E -Recruited in Centre County
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Company F -Recruited in Bradford County
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Company G -Recruited in Huntingdon County
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Company H -Recruited in Lycoming and Northumberland Counties
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Company I -Recruited in Huntingdon County
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Company K -Recruited in Lancaster County
  
 
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Revision as of 16:24, 26 April 2011

United States Gotoarrow.png  U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png  Pennsylvania Gotoarrow.png   Pennsylvania Military Gotoarrow.png  Pennsylvania in the Civil War Gotoarrow.png 5th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (34th Volunteers)

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Harrisburg June, 1861. It mustered out June 13, 1864. [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.

Company A - Recruited in Lycoming County

Company B -Recuited in Northumberland County

Company C -Recruited in Clearfield County

Company D -Recruited in Union County

Company E -Recruited in Centre County

Company F -Recruited in Bradford County

Company G -Recruited in Huntingdon County

Company H -Recruited in Lycoming and Northumberland Counties

Company I -Recruited in Huntingdon County

Company K -Recruited in Lancaster County



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).