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Manuscript Group 436
NATIONAL GUARD OF PENNSYLVANIA, 2ND REGIMENT, 108TH FIELD ARTILLERY RECORDS
1847-1947
15 cubic feet


The parent unit of this regiment was constituted and organized in Philadelphia on December 11, 1840 as the National Guards. It was initially a volunteer militia assigned to the 1st Volunteer Infantry Regiment of Pennsylvania before being reorganized on October 23, 1916 as the 2nd Field Artillery Regiment. The unit was known over time as the Infantry Corps of National Guards of the City of Philadelphia in 1856; the 2nd Infantry Regiment in 1861; the 90th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment in 1862; the 2nd Infantry Regiment (National Guards) in 1867; the 2nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment in 1898; and the 2nd Infantry Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard, in 1899.

The collection consists of regimental records and photographs. The records list the names of most of the men who were discharged and the reasons for discharge. Among the items included are:
As of October 2009, the collection remains unprocessed.



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