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Suggested Reading:
"Under the Maltese Cross, Antietam to Appomattox", Regimental History of the 155th, published by the Survivors Association in 1910. First hand account of the history of the 155th PA from it's founding in 1862 thru the Civil War, and the life of the regiment after the war. Along with the full history contains hundreds of photos, and roster of the 155th.
"The Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-7, 1864", by Gordon C. Rhea, fantastic narrative on the Battle of the Widerness.
"The Battles for Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern, May 7-12, 1864", by Gordon C. Rhea, also includes the Battle for Laurel Hill, another fantastic narrative of those chilling days which reached the climax at the Bloody Angle.
"The Forgotton Charge, the 123rd PA at Mayre's Heights, Fredericksburg, Virgina", by Scott B. Lang, A History of the 123rd PA, also recruited out of Pittsburgh and fought along with the 155th in Humphrey's Division from Antietam to Chancellorsville. The book contains information on the groups founding and a complete narrative of the 123rd's fatal charge on Mayre's Heights at the Battle of Fredericksburg. The 155th took part in the same charge.
"The Last Full Measure", by Jeff Shaara, Historical Fiction, accounts the travels of the Army of the Potomac & Army of Northern Virgina from the end of Gettysburg through the end of the War. Told through the eyes of U.S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, & J.L. Chamberlain. Contains accounts of the battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, and Appomattox.
"History of the 155th Regiment P.V. Company K", by D.P. Marshall, 1888, Reprint, Company history released by the men of Company K. Contains first accounts of there life and times during their service in the war. Also contains a fully researched roster by historian Ron Gancas added to the history for the reprint.
"Passing of the Armies, The Last Campaign of the Armies", by Joshua L. Chamberlain, 1915 (1994 reprint), First hand account of the last push to end the war resulting in the surrender of the Army of Northern Virgina at Appomattox Court House April 9th, 1865. Starting at Five Forks it takes the reader all to the Grand Review in May of 1865, as described by General J.L. Chamberlain in his last book. The 155th played a major role in that pivitol point in history, this book will give a real glance of one of their finest hours.
"GETTYSBURG: The Second Day", by Harry W. Pfanz, Narrative of the second day of battle at Gettysburg, from Dawn to Dust. Included the Battle for the Round Tops, Devil's Den, & the Wheatfield which saw the some of the hardest fightin in the war.
"The Myth of Little Round Top", by Gary Adelman, Examines the fighting on Little Round Top on July 2nd, 1863 and it's place in American History and Popular Culture.
"The Attack & Defenses of Little Round Top", by Oliver W. Norton, 1912 (1992 Reprint) Written by Oliver W. Norton of the 83rd PA, contains first hand account of the fighting on LRT. Also various excerpts of historys dealing with LRT, and battle reports of Union & Confederate Officers.
"Nothing Could Exceed Their Bravery, New Yorkers in Defense of Little Round Top", by R.L. Murray, Brief History of the role played by the 44th NY, 140th, & 146th NY on LRT. Part of a series of books by R.L. Murray on New Yorkers at Gettysburg.
"The Fredericksburg Campaign" ,by Franics Augustin O'Reilly, Fantastic Battle Study of the Battle of Fredericksburg in December 1862. Contains a very insightful narrative of Humphrey's Division's Charge, in which the 155th played a costly part.