66th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry
This regiment was organized at Philadelphia as 30th Pennsylvania Volunteers July and August, 1861. It was ordered to Washington, D. C., February, 1862, and consolidated with 73rd and 99th Pennsylvania Volunteers March 1, 1862.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 66th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 19 September 2012).
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin
- 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.
- Ranger95 gives a brief history of this regiment.
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).