Seventy-nineth Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment

"The Seventy-ninth Regiment of Pennsylvania, of which one company was raised in Washington County (designated as "D" Company), and all the remainder of the command in Lancaster, was recruited ( MI, muster in) in August and September, 1861, and organized in the early part of the following month..."

Muster out (MO) with company date will be July 12, 1865, unless otherwise noted.

Company D



Crumrine, Boyd, "History of Washington County, Pennsylvania with Biographical Sketches" (Philadelphia: L. H. Everts & Co., 1882), pp 320-322 in a section entitled "War of the Rebellion". Transcribed by Karen Souhrada of Pittsford, NY.


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