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Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Soldiers in the Civil War
Schuylkill County PA Civil War History
Schuylkill 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
The first units that volunteered for the Civil War
60th Regiment, 3rd Cavalry
80th Regiment, 7th Cavalry
162nd Regiment, 17th Cavalry
180th Regiment, 19th Cavalry
182nd Regiment, 21st Cavalry
Schuylkill County PA 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.
Schuylkill County PA Prisoners of War
Prisoners of War held in Andersonville Prison, Salisbury Prison, Libby, Belle Isle.
Schuylkill 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.
Schuylkill County PA Civil War Newspaper Transcriptions
Schuylkill County PA Civil War Pensioners
Those on the U. S. Civil War pension list in December 1882.
Schuylkill County PA Civil War Soldier Personal Memoirs
Schuylkill County PA Civil War Soldier 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.
Schuylkill County PA Civil War Veterans' Census
This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1890 special census of Civil War Union veterans and widows of veterans and includes names of surviving soldiers, sailors, and marines, and widows; rank; name of Regiment or vessel; date of enlistment; date of discharge, length of service; post office address; disability incurred; and remarks. If your county or township is not listed, try the complete Ancestry Veterans Census
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