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Adams County PA Civil War Rosters

For additional regiments and more detailed information about the following regiments including wounded, killed in action, promotions, regimental history and battles fought, see Bates' History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers


2nd Regiment

30th Regiment, 1st PA Reserves

74th Regiment
  • Company G
    Recruited in Adams and Berks Counties

87th Regiment

101st Regiment

127th Regiment
  • Company I
    Recruited in Adams and Lebanon Counties

138th Regiment

165th Regiment

182nd Regiment, 21st Cavalry

202nd Regiment

209th Regiment

Adams County PA Civil War Biographies

Many biographies have genealogy info going back many generations and often include the country of origin of the original family immigrant. In addition to battles fought, injuries and POW info, if any, biographies of Pennsylvania Civil War soldiers and officers has genealogy data such as birthplace and birth date, parents, spouse, children, residence and occupation before and after the War.

Adams County PA Civil War Book

Pennsylvania Civil War Veteran Burials: Adams County

Adams County Civil War Draft List

Of the many 18-to-35-year-old Pennsylvania men whose names were drawn, only about 6% served, the rest paying commutation or hiring a substitute.

Adams County PA Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients

The Medal of Honor is awarded to a person in the Armed Services who has distinguished himself conspicuously by gallantry at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. The deed performed must have been one of personal bravery or self-sacrifice so conspicuous as to clearly distinguish the individual above his comrades and must have involved risk of life.

Adams County Civil War Newspaper Transcriptions

Adams County Civil War Soldier Personal Memoir

Adams County Civil War Pensioners

Those on the U. S. Civil War pension list in December 1882.

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