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Adams Sentinel, Adams County, Pennsylvania





Adams Sentinel, July 9, 1861
Tribute of Respect about the death of 2 members of the 2nd PA...

Adams Sentinel, June 17, 1862
Death of Sergeant Huber (with a description of the 23rd's involvement in the battle of Fair Oaks)...

Adams Sentinel, June 17, 1862
James Grimes of Captain Horner's Company who was captured)...

Adams Sentinel, June 7, 1864
Drafted Men of Adams County Official List...

Adams Sentinel, June 7, 1864
We learn that John W. Shipley, of Cumberland county, a member of Captain Minnigh's company, of the Pennsylvania Reserves, was killed since...

Adams Sentinel, June 7, 1864
The 21st Pa. Cavalry, with which Captain Mickley's Company is connected, has been dismounted, and changed into an infantry organization...

Adams Sentinel, June 7, 1864
The 1st regiment of the Pennsylvania Reserves were mustered out...

Adams Sentinel, July 7, 1864
A letter from Captain Mickley states that the last engagement the 21st Pa. Cavalry were in...The following is given as the list of casualties in Company B...

Adams Sentinel, July 12, 1864
The additional drawing for the deficiency in the recent draft under the calls for 700,000 men, was made at Chambersburg on Tuesday last. The following is the list of persons drafted in the several sub-districts in this county...

Adams Sentinel, July 12, 1864
Colonel G. H. Covode, 4th Pennsylvania cavalry, was killed in...





Gettysburg Compiler, Adams County, Pennsylvania





Gettysburg Compiler, November 3, 1862
Who Pioneered the Rebels into Pennsylvania?...

Gettysburg Compiler, November 17, 1862
The death of two soldiers...

Gettysburg Compiler, January 12, 1863
Singular Fidelity of a Dog on the Battle-Field...




Delaware County American, Delaware County, Pennsylvania





Delaware County American, September 24, 1862
The Gallant Colonel Thomas S. Bell is No More...

Delaware County American, May, 1864
97th PA Regiment Casualties & Wounded from the fatal charge of May 20...





Indiana Democrat, Indiana County, Pennsylvania





Indiana Democrat, May 7, 1862
Casualties incurred on Edisto Island, South Carolina...

Indiana County - June 12, 1862
61st Killed and Wounded at the Battle of Fair Oaks...

Indiana County - June 12, 1862
105th Killed and Wounded at the Battle of Fair Oaks...

Indiana Democrat, July 17, 1862
The Richmond Dispatch of the 30th, has a very full account of the federal prisoners in Richmond...

Indiana Democrat, July 17, 1862
List of Killed and Wounded in the 105th Penna. Regiment...

Indiana Democrat, July 17, 1862
The Surrender of Murfreesboro Tenn.-The Killed and Wounded on Both Sides...

Indiana Democrat, July 17, 1862
The number of Pennsylvania Colonels who have lost their lives during the present war is eighteen. Of them sixteen were killed in battle and two died in camp of disease. The sad record is as follows:...




Indiana Messenger Indiana County, Pennsylvania





Indiana Messenger, September 17, 1862
Car Return with Prisoners...




Miner's Journal - Miner's Journal, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania





Miner's Journal, June 14, 1862
The following members of the 15th Regiment, P.V. who were captured at Falling Waters; on the 2nd of July, 1861, have been released...

Miner's Journal, July 12, 1863
Captain Samuel Russel from Pottsville wrote home to his mother about the battle of Gettysburg he was just in, although some of the information he was reporting was inaccurate it actually tells what the soldiers heard and thought. This letter was published in the Miners Journal July 12 1863...

Miner's Journal, September, 1864
George M Boyer, son of Israel and Mariah Boyer a member of Company F 7th Pa. Cav. died in hospital at Andersonville, Ga. Sept. 30, 1864 aged 22 years and 8 months...

Miner's Journal, June 14, 1864
The killed and wounded of our regiments in the Late Battles - the 96th, 48th, 50th and other regiments...

Miner's Journal, December 3, 1864
Members of the 96th Regiment still prisoners in the hands of the Rebels.- From Christofer Kane, of Co. C, 96th Regiment, an exchanged prisoner who reached Annapolis last week, we have received the following letter, with a request to publish...

Miner's Journal, 1865
Upon the saddest chapter of this work we now enter. It is to give a record of the names of the sons of Schuylkill who died that their country might live...

Miner's Journal, February 4, 1865
Victims of Rebel Cruelty - Mike Crintin Co. C 48th Regiment died in prison at Salisbury...

Miner's Journal, March 8, 1865
Captain D.W. Scott a paroled prisoner...

Miner's Journal, March 25, 1865
Union dead in Salisbury, N.C. on Tuesday last...

Miner's Journal, April 1, 1865
Death of A Soldier:- John C. Hoskins was born in Minersville, this county, September 27, 1839, and died in this borough, March 27, 1865 aged 25 years and 6 months...

Miner's Journal, April 1, 1865
Henry Clay Graeff, 1st. Lieut. Company D 48th P.V. died in this borough on Wednesday last from disease contracted in rebel prisons...

Miner's Journal, July 15, 1865
The following soldiers from this County, died in prison at Andersonville, Ga. between February 1864 and March 1865...

Miner's Journal, June 17, 1865
Sudden death of a returned soldier: A soldier of the 95th William Boyd a returned prisoner from Andersonville dropped dead on Center Street...

Miner's Journal, June 27, 1865
Mr. Joshua Reed of Barry Township died at his fathers residence age 30 years 8 months. He died from the effects of starvation at Salisbury N.C.

Miner's Journal, June 27, 1865
Paroled Union Prisoners: The Government Steamer Thetas arrived at Annapolis Md. from Florida and Hilton Head. Landed 304 Union Prisoners...

Miner's Journal, August 9, 1865
Another victim of rebel cruelty, Walter P. Aims late a member of Co. D 48th Regiment P.V. died at Salldasburg, Lycoming Count...

Miner's Journal, 1886
In late December 1886 the Miners Journal printed an advertisement requesting all men who were prisoners of war during the Civil War should send in their names. The following list of names is from the Journals list...




New York Times





New York Times, Oct 22, 1861 -
Miss Virginia Hall, Vivandiere...

New York Times, July 03, 1863 -
Telegrams from Harrisburg regarding the Battle of Getttysburg...


New York Times, July 03, 1863 -
Telegrams from Harrisburg regarding the Battle of Getttysburg...






Philadelphia Inquirer





Philadelphia Inquirer, May 10, 1862
List of dead and wounded of Pennsylvania regiment 13...

Philadelphia Inquirer, May 10, 1862
List of dead and wounded of Pennsylvania regiment 85...

Philadelphia Inquirer, May 10, 1862
List of dead and wounded of Pennsylvania regiment 93...

Philadelphia Inquirer, May 10, 1862
List of dead and wounded of Pennsylvania regiment 95...

Philadelphia Inquirer, May 10, 1862
List of dead and wounded of Pennsylvania regiment 98...

Philadelphia Inquirer, May 10, 1862
List of dead and wounded of Pennsylvania regiment 101...

Philadelphia Inquirer, May 10, 1862
List of dead and wounded of Pennsylvania regiment 102...

Philadelphia Inquirer, May 10, 1862
List of dead and wounded of Pennsylvania regiment 103...

Philadelpha Inquirer - June 23, 1864
List of Killed and Wounded of the 183rd Regiment...

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