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    Stones River

    National Battlefield Tennessee

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    The park tour road and visitor center parking lots will be closed until 8 AM while permitted 5K & 10K race passes through the park. Portions of the Old Nashville Highway will be closed as well.

Pennsylvania Regimental Files

Seventh Cavalry

Beyer, W. F. and O. F. Keydel editors. Deeds of Valor from the Records in the Archives of the United States Government : How American Heroes Won the Medal of Honor. 1907.

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Vol. III, 1959.

Copestick, Paula. Research on Lyman H. Hothckiss.

Gerould, Otis Gibson. Diary of Otis Gibson Gerould (1830-1918). January 1, 1862-February 11, 1863.

Minty, Robert H. G. The National Tribune. August 11, 1892.

Scott, Col. Robert N. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1887.

Unknown. Sabre Strokes: Pennsylvania Dragoons, Chapter IX, Battle of Stones River. ND.

Unknown. Minty and The Cavalry, Chapter IX, Battle of Stone River. ND.

Unknown. History and Roster of the 7th PA. Cavalry Veteran Volunteers 1861-1865. 1904. Part 1

Unknown. History and Roster of the 7th PA. Cavalry Veteran Volunteers 1861-1865. 1904. Part 2.

Unknown. History and Roster of the 7th PA. Cavalry Veteran Volunteers 1861-1865. 1904. Part 3.

Unknown. Redrawn Map Based on the Actions of the 7th PA. Cavalry at Shelbyville, Tennessee, June 27, 1863.

Fifteenth Cavalry

Beyer, W. F. and O. F. Keydel editors. Deeds of valor from the records in the archives of the United States government : How American heroes won the Medal of Honor. 1907.

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Vol. III, 1959.

Kirk, Charles H. editor. History of the Fifteenth Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, which was known as the Anderson Cavalry in the Rebellion of 1861-1865. 1906.

Morreale, Tony. Stone's River revolver: 1 of 100 to J. C. Grubb & Co. ND.

Philadelphia Enquirer. Death of Major Rosengarten. January 16, 1863.

Philadelphia Enquirer. Funeral of Major Rosengarten. January 17, 1863.

Sample, Nathaniel Welshire. Autbiographical Sketch - N.W. Sample. November 1926.

Scott, Col. Robert N. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1887.

Stamatelos, James & Winey, Michael J. Military dress : 15th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry Regiment, (The Anderson Troop) 1862-1865 (Plate No. 413). ND.

U. S. Government. Military records of Adolph G. Rosengarten. 1862-1863.

U. S. Government. Military records of Frank B. Ward. 1862-1865.

Unknown. Death of Gen. Palmer a noted Delawarean : organized a Cavalry Regiment and served throughout the Civil War, ws a native of this state, and was a substantial benefactor of the Old Folks Home at the Capital. ND.

Unknow. Grave of Major Rosengarten. ND.

Unknown. Photograph of Major Rosengarten.. ND.

Williams, L.G. Confederate Veteran Article - "Hand to Hand Fight in the Army." ND.

Wilson, Suzanne Colton compiler. Column South with the Fifteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry : From Antietam to the capture of Jefferson Davis. 1960.

Seventy-seventh Infantry

Decker, Isaiah. Letters of Isaiah Decker to his father Peter Decker. January 15, 1862-August 27, 1863.

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Vol. III, 1959.

Phillips, Alexander. Letter of Captain Alexander Phillips to his wife, Mary. 1863.

Unknown. Photograph of Alexander Phillips. ND.

Unknown. The Seventy-Seventh Pennsylvania at Shiloh: History of the regiment. 1905.

Schroeder, James. Chronological Travels of the 77th Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment.

Scott, Col. Robert N. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1887.

Seventy-eighth Infantry

Photograph of Sgt. Washington C. Patrick, Co. B, 78th Pennsylvania Infantry. Unknown.

ArmstrongCountyPennsylvania Geneaology Project. ArmstrongCounty in the War of the Rebellion, 78th Regiment P. V. I. 4/30/1999.

Boyer, Levi M. Letter written by Levi M. Boyer to Mr. G. W. Whitehill. March 10, 1863.

Dinsmore, R. W. Letters of Lieutenant R. W. Dinsmore. October 1, 1862-February 2, 1863.

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Vol. III, 1959.

Gibson, J. T. editor. History of the Seventy-Eighth Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. 1905.

Hatzell, Phineas. Letter from Phineas Hatzell. December 24, 1863.

Hayes, William. Letters from William Hayes to his sister, Susan Hayes. February 6, 1862-November 14, 1862.

McCelland, Sam. Penn - 78th Infantry - Sam McClelland. 1/6/1861.

McQuinston, David. Photo of David McQuinston and his wife Lydia. ND

Millen, William A. Diary of William A. Millen. 1862-1863.

ND. ArmstrongCountyPennsylvania. Her People, past and Present, Volume II. 1914.

Nugent, Willis James. Diary of Willis James Nugent. December 26, 1862 - January 11, 1863.

Nugent, Willis James. Letter of Willis James Nugent to his mother. January 13, 1863.

Osheskie, Edward S. Civil War echoes : a series of articles based on letters of Private Abram E. Kipp (1840-78) of AlleghenyTownship, WestmorelandCounty. April 11, 1961-May 25, 1961. Part 1.

Osheskie, Edward S. Civil War echoes : a series of articles based on letters of Private Abram E. Kipp (1840-78) of AlleghenyTownship, WestmorelandCounty. April 11, 1961-May 25, 1961. Part 2.

Scott, Col. Robert N. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1887.

Sirwell, Col. William G. Company Order Book. October 28, 1861 - May 12, 1864. Part 1.

Sirwell, Col. William G. Company Order Book. October 28, 1861 - May 12, 1864. Part 2.

Switzer, June Shaner. Roster of the 78th Pennsylvania Infantry. 1998.

U. S. Government. General Orders of Colonel William Sirwell. October 26, 1861-March 18, 1864.

U. S. Government. Military records of Shaner, Samuel R. 1864.

Unknown. Crime and Punishment : Types of Offenses. Nd.

Unknown. History of Armstrong County: Regimental Histories and Descriptive Roster. ND.

Unknown. Pennsylvania at Chickamauga and Chattanooga. Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments. 1897.

Webb, John P, a drummer boy. Letter Written to Parents, 1861-1863.

John Franklin Rankin: 34 photographs of Volunteers from the 78th Pennsylvania:

1 - Old Abe

2 - Gen. J. S. Negley

3 - Gus Wickenhacker, musician, Co. K

4 - Col. Aug B. Bonnaffon5 - J. W. McPowell

6 - John F. Rankin, musician Co. A

7 - unknown

8 - unknown

9 - unknown

10 - Carta Vista

11 - Col Sirwell

12 - Thomas J Davis

13 - Thompson, Co. H

14 - Buchanan

15 - unknown

16 - unknown

17 - unknown

18 - J. Dennis Golden, Co. B

19 - Geo. W. Trooutner, Co. G.

20 - 78th PA Comrades21 - T Gates, musician, Co. B.

22- T Barrett, musician Co. I

23 - L. A. Hollister, musician, Co. D.

24 - Robert Callender, musician, Co. K

25 - unknown

26 - unknown

27 - unknown

28 - unknown

29 - John R. Shirley, musician, Co. C.

30 - P. K. Hartzell, musician, Co. C

31 - B. F. Dean, Pl, musician

32 - Gus Wickenhacken, Pl musician

33 - Wm. T. McFarlan, Co. A

34 - Joseph B.

McQuiston, David Sr. Photograph of David McQuiston Sr. and his wife Lydia McQuisto. About 1859.

Seventy-ninth Infantry

Campbell, Corp. John. Letter. 01/14/1863.

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Vol. III, 1959.

Meredith, Elizabeth V. A family in crisis. ND.

Scott, Col. Robert N. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1887.

U. S. Government. Military and pension records of Benjamin Weidler. 1862-1874.

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Sixth and Seventh Arkansas Flag

Fragile objects that can no longer be displayed for long periods of time like the guidon flag of Sixth and Seventh Arkansas Infantry (Consolidated) can be viewed in the Stones River National Battlefield museum as high definition graphics. More...