91st PA: selected sources

Sources for the 91st Pennsylvania

Advance the colors
Advance the colors, pp.313-315. '91st Infantry'. (Includes a history of the flags and color bearers, and a bibliography.)
Bates
Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. Transcription by Gary Steiner of the service summary. The complete text of Bates is available on University of Michigan's Making of America.
[Bates' service summaries are sometimes inaccurate. See, for example, special order 4, HQ 91st PA, 16 February 1864, which records transfers Bates missed. In some cases the transcriber may also have misread the handwriting; Frederick Henry, for example, seems to be Bates' Frederick Hentz.]
Catalogue
Catalogue of the United States Army Medical Museum. Prepared under the direction of the Surgeon General, U. S. Army. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1866.
Dyer
Frederick H. Dyer. A compendium of the war of the rebellion. Reprint edition. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959. 3 volumes.
Leale
'Spontaneous cure of empyema, by discharge per bronchi', in Charles A Leale, 'Observations on thoracentesis (thoracentesis--paracentesis thoracis)', Transactions of the New York Academy of Medicine, 2nd series, volume 1 (1874), pages 254-280 at 267-268 (about Theodore A Hope)
OAR
Official Army Register
OR (Official Records)
The war of the rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. Washington: Government Printing Office. (Explicit references to the 91st PA.)
Swindells
Annals of Kensington Methodist Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, 1801 1893. W Swindells comp., 1893, pp.49-50; thanks to Claire Labenz for letting me know about this reference.
Taylor
Frank H. Taylor. Philadelphia in the Civil War 1861 1865. Published by the city, 1913.
Walter
Thomas F. Walter. 'Personal recollections and experiences of an obscure soldier'. Grand Army Scout and Soldiers' Mail, volumes 3 number 34 (2 August 1884) to volume 4 number 3 (27 December 1884). (I do not yet have the instalments in volume 3 number 34, or volume 4 number 3.)
Welch
Joseph Welch. 'Dedication of monument: 91st regiment infantry. September 12, 1889.' Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: ceremonies at the dedication of the monuments erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Volume 1, 1914. Pages 500-507.

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