Pennsylvania Civil War Soldiers' Personal Histories
Diaries & Histories Written by Pennsylvania soldiers
PA Civil War Diaries
- Captain James Wren Diary
Extracts from the Civil War Diary of Captain James Wren of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, PA. In his diary, he talks about the men of Pottsville under his command. Humorous and insightful!
- Henry Keiser diary
Diary describes Private Henry Keiser 's part in battle of Gettysburg
- Charles P. Potts diary
Diary describes Lieutenant Charles P. Potts ' part in battle of Gettysburg
PA Civil War Regimental Histories
PA Civil War Letters Home
- Joseph A. Winters letter
Letter written by Joseph A. Winters CO. B, 7th Regiment requesting a Philadelphia hospital volunteer look in on his friend.
- Francis Reed letters
Letters written by Sgt. Francis Reed of Port Carbon describing his life as a POW.
- Samuel Russel letter
Letters written by Captain Samuel Russel of Pottsville describing the battle of Gettysburg.
- Lieut Francis Flanagan
Removal Request Letters Written by his Company, 133rd Regiment, Company F
- Draft Riots
Letter by PA Governor describes Civil War Draft Riots
- Enrollment Arrest
Letter by Provost Marshal describing enrollment disturbance
PA Civil War Speeches
- 2nd Invasion of Pennsylvania
Memorial of the Patriotism of Schuylkill County in the American Slaveholder's Rebellion, by Benjamin Bannan , Pottsville, PA, 1865, Pg. 371-2.
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