Welcome to the home of the
Descendant's Association
of the
149th PA Bucktails !

The purpose of the Descendant's Association is to honor and remember the men of the 149th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and their service and sacrifice to the Union during the American Civil War ( 1861 - 1865 ).

Membership is free and open to any person who is a descendant by birth or marriage of any man who Honorably served the Union in the 149th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry.



Updated 12/30/2014

Pennsylvania Flag


Don't forget to read the Civil War letters of Lieutenant Harvey.

The first two of 6 new letters recently unearthed, dated Sept 26, 1862,
and November 7, 1862 - where Lt. Harvey describes seeing the U.S.S. Monitor
at the Washington Navy Yard - have now been added to the collection.

All LT Harvey material
copyright 2001-2005, Leslie Noxon. Used with permission.

Original 149th Regimental Colors.
(Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee, Harrisburg, PA. )
Photo copyright 1998, Thomas P. Reilley

For more information on the Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee - and the 149th Color Episode - and their work to conserve all of the Pennsylvania battle flags in their care, please visit their wonderful website. Thank you!


This website and contents 1997-2014 copyright  Thomas P. Reilley