Collection Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers

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  • 1861 to 1862 --                        Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers

    1861 to 1862 -- Civil War Soldier in t...

    1861 September 9 The 105th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers is organized under the authority of Colonel Amor A. McKnight in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Soldiers are recruited largely from Jefferson County, thus acquiring the nickname "Wild Cat Regiment." Upon organization, the men march to Washington, D.C., where they receive their supplies. September 14 By order of General McClellan, the regiment crosses the Potomac River into Virginia ...

  • History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers --                        Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers

    History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers -- ...

    A series of timelines describing the significant events related to the 105th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers, the regiment which Tilton C. Reynolds served with during the Civil War.

    • Date: 1861
  • Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers

    Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from ...

    Comprising 164 items (359 digital images), this online presentation includes correspondence, photographs, and other materials dating between 1861 and 1865 documenting the Civil War experience of Captain Tilton C. Reynolds, a member of the 105th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers. The letters feature details of the regiment's movements, accounts of military engagements, and descriptions of the daily life of soldiers and their views of the ...

    • Date: 1851
  • 1863 to 1864 --                        Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers

    1863 to 1864 -- Civil War Soldier in t...

    1863 October 13 As part of the Bristoe Campaign, the 105th takes part in a minor skirmish at Catlett's Station. Following the fight, the soldiers are assigned provost duty until October 28. November Again ordered to the front, the 105th quits provost duty and moves in the direction of Kelly's Ford, where the soldiers engage with the Confederates on November 7. For the next ...

  • 1864 to 1865 --                        Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers

    1864 to 1865 -- Civil War Soldier in t...

    1864 September 1 Members of the 105th who have not re-enlisted are mustered out, and the men of the 63rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers are transferred to the 105th. October The regiment spends most of the month camped near Petersburg. October 2 The 105th fights at Poplar Springs Church. October 27 The 105th fights at Boydton Plank-Road. The regiment then occupies Fort Davis until November ...

  • Reynolds Family --                        Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers

    Reynolds Family -- Civil War Soldier i...

    Tilton C. Reynolds was born to Thomas and Juliana Reynolds of Winslow Township (later Reynoldsville), Pennsylvania, on October 26, 1843. He was the eldest of seven children. Upon the organization of the 105th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (known as the "Wild Cat Regiment" because recruits came largely from an area of individual oil explorations known as "wildcat" operations) in September 1861, seventeen-year-old Reynolds enlisted and ...

    • Date: 1861
  • Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers

    Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from ...

    Comprising 164 items (359 digital images), this online presentation includes correspondence, photographs, and other materials dating between 1861 and 1865 documenting the Civil War experience of Captain Tilton C. Reynolds, a member of the 105th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers. The letters feature details of the regiment's movements, accounts of military engagements, and descriptions of the daily life of soldiers and their views of the ...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Date: 1851
  • Related Resources --                        Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers

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    Bibliography Furgurson, Ernest B. Chancellorsville, 1863: The Souls of the Brave. New York: Vintage Books, 1993. Hennessy, John J. Return to Bull Run: The Battle and Campaign of Second Manassas. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. Rable, George C. Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg! Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. Rhea, Gordon C. Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee, May 26-June 3, 1864. Baton Rouge: Louisiana ...

  • 1862 to 1863 --                        Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers

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    1862 December 13 Under the direction of General Burnside, the 105th leaves Falmouth and takes part in the Battle of Fredericksburg. It stays near that city until December 16. The following day, the regiment returns to the old camp near Falmouth, now named Camp Pitcher. Map of the battle of Malvern Hill, showing approximate positions of brigades and batteries. [July 1, 1862]. Map Collections, ...

  • Rights and Access --                        Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers

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  • Articles and Essays --                        Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment : Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers