CDV OF KEYSTONE ZOUAVE, 76TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

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Full-standing studio view of soldier in zouave uniform with vest, short jacket, sash, pantaloons, and gaiters. He also wears a tasseled fez on his head. Clear image with good contrast. Mount has been trimmed. Partial identification in period pencil on reverse: “Williams / 76th Regt.” The problem is that there were nine “Williams” in the regiment. Photographer’s backmark, Evans & Prince, York, PA.

The 76th Pennsylvania Infantry was organized at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and mustered in October 18, 1861, for a three-year enlistment under the command of Colonel John M. Power. They were known as the Keystone Zouaves.

The regiment was attached to Wright's 3rd Brigade, Sherman's South Carolina Expedition, to April 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Department of the South, to July 1862. District of Hilton Head, South Carolina, X Corps, Department of the South, to April 1863. Guss' Brigade, Seabrook Island, South Carolina, X Corps, to June 1863. 2nd Brigade, Folly Island, South Carolina, X Corps, to July 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Morris Island, South Carolina, X Corps, July 1863. 1st Brigade, Morris Island, South Carolina, X Corps, to August 1863. District of Hilton Head, South Carolina, X Corps, to April 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, X Corps, Department of Virginia and North Carolina, to May 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, XVIII Corps, to June 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, X Corps, to December 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, XXIV Corps, Department of Virginia, to January 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Terry's Provisional Corps, Department of North Carolina, to March 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, X Army Corps, Department of North Carolina, to July 1865.

The 76th Pennsylvania Infantry mustered out July 18, 1865. The regiment lost a total of 364 men during service; 9 officers and 161 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 2 officers and 192 enlisted men died of disease.     [jet] [ph:L]

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