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

Articles and Essays

  • 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.

  • Reynolds Family

    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 ...