Fourteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment

"The Fourteenth Cavalry, or One Hundred and Fifty-ninth Regiment of the Pennsylvania line, was raised in the summer and fall of 1862... The regiment was principally made up of men recruited in the counties of Washington (Co. H), Fayette, Allegheny, Armstrong, Lawrence, Warren, Erie, and Philadelphia. The regimental rendezvous was first at Camp Howe, and afterwards at Camp Montgomery, near the city of Pittsburgh. There, on the 24th of November, the Fourteenth completed its organization...left its camp and proceeded to Hagerstown, Md., where the men were mounted, armed, accoutred, and drilled."

Muster In (MI) date is November 23, 1862, unless noted otherwise; Muster Out (MO) date with company is August 24, 1865 (Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas), unless noted otherwise.

Company H



Crumrine, Boyd, "History of Washington County, Pennsylvania with Biographical Sketches" (Philadelphia: L. H. Everts & Co., 1882), pp 348-349 in a section entitled "War of the Rebellion". Transcribed by Karen Souhrada of Pittsford, NY.


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