Letters and Diaries of the 100th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, "The Roundheads", Letters are Pre-Civil War, Civil War Period or Post-Civil War as Noted.
Lt. Philo P. Rayen of Co. G letters (4) from 1862 to his sister, his war time image, a biographical profile and memorial gravestone dedication information provided by descendant Bill Balint. Lt. Rayen was killed at 2nd Battle of Bull Run on August 29, 1862 and is presumed to be buried in the Civil War Unknowns Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. Thanks Bill!
Pvt. William S. Delaney of Co. H letters (3) from 1861, 1862 and 1863 to a "Catherinly" and a 'Sister-in-Law'. Also two war time images and some biographical information provided by great granddaughter Janis Taberna. Thank you Janis!
June 11, 1864 letter from Sgt. William Eastlick, Co. G to his family, written in Mount Pleasant Hospital near Washington DC where he was recovering from a gunshot wound to the mouth suffered at Cold Harbor, VA June 2, 1864. Thanks to descendant Chuck Eastlick for providing this information!
Six letters from Sgt. James McCaskey of Co. C, written shortly prior to his death in the Battle of Secessionville on June 16, 1862. Letters are from September 1861 through May 1862 and are presented through www.soldierstudies.org. Thanks to Tammy McConahy for finding these letters on the web!
Letters (176) of Lt. William Taylor, Co. G (Sept 1862 to October 1864) to his wife Jane in "Map" format to follow the travels of the Regiment. Letters transcribed by Ralph G. Poriss for the Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary, published to the web by William W. Moss (1997) and Ellen Strong (1998) through Special Collections Research Center (SCRC)
Corp. Alexander Adams, Co. A Letters (62) from January 1862 to July 1865-Letters contributed by Roger Pierson, great grandson of Corp. Adams, all rights reserved (thanks to Ms. Sarah Flood of the 100th PA, Company A Living History group for transcribing letters the to the web page starting with the October 20, 1862 letter!)
May 19, 1862 letter to Quartermaster Lt. Jefferson Justice from General Joseph Pannill Taylor disallowing a sale of Pickles! from www. historyforsale.com. Because of it's uniqueness, the asking price for this letter is $1,999.00!
July 27, 1863 letter to Noah Dean, Sr. father of Isaac Newton Dean, Co. K, who died of illness shortly after the Battle of Vicksburg, MS; letter written by Lt. Richard Craven, Co. K; transcribed and contributed by descendant Chuck Dean
August 4th, 1864 letter from Pvt. Ethan S. Morehead, Co. K to his brother, Capt. Joseph Morehead describing the Battle of the Crater; from a letter submitted to the Vicksburg Daily Herald, August 16, 1864; contributed by the Old Court House Museum, Vicksburg, Mississippi; transcribed by the webauthor
Two Civil War Letters written by Sgt. James Campbell Stevenson, Company E to his little sister Martha Stevenson (contributed by Mimi Fittipaldi, descendant of Sgt. Stevenson and transcribed by the webauthor)
Civil War Letter written by Pvt. James W. Gormley, Co. K describing recent Battle of Fredericksburg and Low Morale of the Union Army (Contributed by Clark Gonzalez, great great grandson of James W. Gormley)
Pension Letter written on behalf of "substitute" soldier Cyrus C. Kirling, by Captain Book of Co. E acknowledging his status as a substitute and his honorable wounding while carrying or defending the U.S. colors (contributed by descendant Ruth Curfman)