Union Regimental Information

The monument to Albert Wolson is south of Gettysburg on Hancock Avenue in Ziegler's Woods in front of Cyclorama.  He was a drummer boy and did not see any action.

The last soldier that fought for the Union and saw action was James Albert Hard

Front:

Memorial to the
Grand Army of the Republic

Right:

Dedicated on September 12, 1956
by National Auxiliary to
Sons of Union Veterans
of the Civil War 1861 - 1865

Left:

Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief
of the G.A.R.
Albert Woolson of Duluth, Minnesota.
The last survivor.

It should be noted that since the end of the war, a LOT of information was either lost or destroyed.  Especially with the Confederacy.  As you will notice with a LOT of the rosters for both the Union & Confederacy, a lot of them are incomplete or have no names.  Some units only have a few names that were found over the course of time.  Units that should have over 1,000 men's names, might only have 3-400 or maybe less.

I will be adding more states once I go through them and make any corrections or updates.  I have them all, so it won't take too long to do it.  I also have a LOT of digital books on the war which includes rosters.  You will find that a LOT of the states' units have "pictures" of rosters taken from these digital books.  They are all in a PDF format of which a picture can be taken from any of the pages.  I have done this which is saving me a LOT of time adding the rosters instead of typing each line.

(Note: All pictures on this web site are free for anyone that wants to use them.  None of these pictures are copy write and are free to use.)

I added Jewish soldiers that fought for both the North and South.  Reflecting their pattern of long settlement in both northern and southern cities, Jews served and supported both the Union Army of the Northern States as well as the Confederate States Army of the Southern Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. They had generally taken on regional loyalties according to residence. Jews were among the supporters of each side of the American Civil War. Some 150,000 Jews lived in the United States at the time of the American Civil War, about 0.5 percent of the population. One academic estimate was that at least 8,000 Jewish soldiers fought for the Union and Confederate during the Civil War. Donald Altschiller estimates that at least 10,000 Jews served, about 7,000 for the Union and 3,000 for the Confederacy, with some 600 Jewish soldiers killed in battle.

Jews also played leadership roles on both sides, with nine Jewish generals and 21 Jewish colonels participating in the war. Judah P. Benjamin, a non-observant Jew, served as Secretary of State and acting Secretary of War of the Confederacy.

References

Alabama Nebraska
Arizona Territory U. S. Nevada
Arizona Territory New Hampshire
Arkansas New Jersey
California New Mexico
Colorado New York
Connecticut North Carolina
Corps De Afrique Ohio
Dakota Territory Oregon
Delaware Pennsylvania
District of Columbia Rhode Island
Florida South Carolina
Formations and Ranks in Civil War Units Tennessee
Generals of the Union Texas
Georgia Union Order of Battles
Illinois U.S. Colored Troops
Indiana   U. S. Marines
Iowa     U. S. Navy
Kansas U.S. Regular Army
Kentucky U.S. Veteran Reserve Corps
Louisiana U.S. Veteran Volunteers
Maine U.S. Volunteers
Maryland U.S. Volunteers (Indian Troops)
Massachusetts Vermont
Michigan Virginia 
Minnesota Washington
Missouri West Virginia
Mississippi Wisconsin
  Armies of the Union

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