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Civil War Soldiers from Pennsylvania (CWP)


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Stipulations for Use: Open Access

KEYWORDS: Pennsylvania Regiment, Military, Prison, Casuality Listings, Civil War, Muster Rolls, Gettysburg, Antietam

DESCRIPTION: Civil War Soldiers from Pennsylvania (CWP) is a searchable dataset of men who served in the armed forces of the United States
during the Civil War and were either residents of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or enlisted in the military units in the state.
Data presented here represents information gathered from the Volumes:  History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5
by Samuel P. Bates (Samuel Penniman), 1827-1902, descendants of the servicemen and other public records.

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ORIGINATING AGENCY / PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S): Population Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University / Steve Maczuga

DATA DISSEMINATED BY: Population Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University

WHY ACCESS THIS DATA THROUGH PRI:  This collection is unique to Penn State University's Population Research Institute

Pennsylvanians in the Civil War Website