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*[[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>
 
*Reed, John A. "''The Seventy-Second Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, at Bloody Angle, Gettysburg''". (Philadelphia?: s.n, 1889). {{FHL|663518|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6084019}}.[http://archive.org/stream/seventysecondreg00penn#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive.] [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=loc.ark:/13960/t1rf5zm2w;seq=7;view=1up Hathi Trust].[http://www.worldcat.org/title/seventy-second-regiment-pennsylvania-volunteers-at-bloody-angle-gettysburg/oclc/33993720&referer=brief_results World Cat].<br>
 
  
 
*"''Association of Survivors of the 72nd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. Fiftieth Anniversary of Baxter's Philadelphia Fire Zouaves, 72nd Regt. Penna. Vols., August 10th 1861 to August 10, 1911''". ([Philadelphia?]: Association of Survivors of the 72nd Regt. Penna. Vols, 1911). {{FHL|663513|item|disp=Fiche 6084018}}. [http://www.accesspadr.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/sstlp-reg&CISOPTR=181&REC=1 State Library Pennsylvania]. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/fiftieth-anniversary-of-baxters-philadelphia-fire-zouaves-72nd-regt-penna-vols-august-10th-1861-to-august-10-1911/oclc/33992523&referer=brief_results Worldcat].<br>
 
*"''Association of Survivors of the 72nd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. Fiftieth Anniversary of Baxter's Philadelphia Fire Zouaves, 72nd Regt. Penna. Vols., August 10th 1861 to August 10, 1911''". ([Philadelphia?]: Association of Survivors of the 72nd Regt. Penna. Vols, 1911). {{FHL|663513|item|disp=Fiche 6084018}}. [http://www.accesspadr.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/sstlp-reg&CISOPTR=181&REC=1 State Library Pennsylvania]. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/fiftieth-anniversary-of-baxters-philadelphia-fire-zouaves-72nd-regt-penna-vols-august-10th-1861-to-august-10-1911/oclc/33992523&referer=brief_results Worldcat].<br>
  
 
*Banes, Charles H. "''History of the Philadelphia Brigade Sixty-Ninth, Seventy-First, Seventy-Second, and One Hundred and Sixth Pennsylvania Volunteers''". (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott &amp; Co, 1876". {{FHL|662797|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6083962}}. [http://books.google.com/books?id=PT1LAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books].&nbsp; [http://archive.org/stream/historyofphilade01bane#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive].[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-the-philadelphia-brigade-sixty-ninth-seventy-first-seventy-second-and-one-hundred-and-sixth-pennsylvania-volunteers/oclc/301014982&referer=brief_results WorldCat]<br>
 
*Banes, Charles H. "''History of the Philadelphia Brigade Sixty-Ninth, Seventy-First, Seventy-Second, and One Hundred and Sixth Pennsylvania Volunteers''". (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott &amp; Co, 1876". {{FHL|662797|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6083962}}. [http://books.google.com/books?id=PT1LAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books].&nbsp; [http://archive.org/stream/historyofphilade01bane#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive].[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-the-philadelphia-brigade-sixty-ninth-seventy-first-seventy-second-and-one-hundred-and-sixth-pennsylvania-volunteers/oclc/301014982&referer=brief_results WorldCat]<br>
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*Haskell, Frank A. ''Reply of the Philadelphia Brigade Association to the foolish and absurd narrative of Lieutenant Frank A. Haskell : which appears to be endorsed by the Military Order of the Loyal Legion Commandry [sic] of Massachusetts and the Wisconsin History Commission.'' (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), {{FHL|719570|item|disp=FHL fiche 6118346}}
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*Reed, John A. "''The Seventy-Second Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, at Bloody Angle, Gettysburg''". (Philadelphia?: s.n, 1889). {{FHL|663518|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6084019}}.[http://archive.org/stream/seventysecondreg00penn#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive.] [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=loc.ark:/13960/t1rf5zm2w;seq=7;view=1up Hathi Trust].[http://www.worldcat.org/title/seventy-second-regiment-pennsylvania-volunteers-at-bloody-angle-gettysburg/oclc/33993720&referer=brief_results World Cat].<br>
  
 
*[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/72nd/72ndorg.html Pa-roots] gives a history of this regiment and includes a [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/paregimentsnew1.html roster] for each company. It also lists additional [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/paregimentsnew1.html references].<br>
 
*[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/72nd/72ndorg.html Pa-roots] gives a history of this regiment and includes a [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/paregimentsnew1.html roster] for each company. It also lists additional [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/paregimentsnew1.html references].<br>

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Brief History

This regiment was organized at Philadelphia August 10, 1861. It mustered out, at Philadelphia August 24, 1864.[1]

For more information on the history of the 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry, see the following:

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 and Staff Officers - See Roster

Company A - Many men were recruited from Philadephia County - See Roster

Company B - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company C - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company D - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company E - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company F - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company G - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company H - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company I - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company K - Many men were recruited from Philadelphia County - See Roster

Unassigned Men - See Roster

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,805 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.
  • "Association of Survivors of the 72nd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. Fiftieth Anniversary of Baxter's Philadelphia Fire Zouaves, 72nd Regt. Penna. Vols., August 10th 1861 to August 10, 1911". ([Philadelphia?]: Association of Survivors of the 72nd Regt. Penna. Vols, 1911). Fiche 6084018. State Library Pennsylvania. Worldcat.
  • Haskell, Frank A. Reply of the Philadelphia Brigade Association to the foolish and absurd narrative of Lieutenant Frank A. Haskell : which appears to be endorsed by the Military Order of the Loyal Legion Commandry [sic] of Massachusetts and the Wisconsin History Commission. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118346
  • Ranger 95 describes the history of this regiment and has a roster for each company. It also shows an image of the monument for this company.

References

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