Unit Affiliation: (1), 3, V
Title: The Last Man and the Last Life: The Bloody Journey of the Philadelphia National Guards Regiment from May 1861 to November 1864, 19th P.V., Three Months Service & 90th P.V., Three Years Service
Author: Durkin, James
Publisher: J. M. Santarelli
Publication Date: 2000
SOPO’s Take: This self-published regimental history of the 90th Pennsylvania by a retired Philadelphia police officer contains an amazing amount of material on the Siege of Petersburg. Lyle’s Brigade of the V Corps, as well as Lyle’s old regiment the 90th, was almost annihilated at The Battle of Globe Tavern on August 19, 1864. Here is their story, from formation to muster out.
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