Reunions of the "Twin Regiments"

101st & 103rd

Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry

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101st & 103rd PA veterans in 1909

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Take note of how the 1 & 3 intertwine on the ribbons.


The following information is provided by Edward Boots, President and 101st PA Historian for the

Civil War Plymouth Pilgrims Descendants Society

Special thanks to Ruth Fulton, 103rd PA Historian & Bob Porter and his ancestor Samuel W. Porter, 101st PA  for providing the majority of this information!

All of the reunions for the 101st & 103rd PA, except for their first reunion, were held jointly. If you have any information or news articles pertaining to any of these reunions, especially for those years that are missing, please contact Edward Boots.

1 - 10 Sept 1879 - Leechburg, Armstrong Co., PA (101st PA only)

2 - 6 Oct 1880 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA

3 - 15 Sept 1881 - Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA

4 - 7 Sept 1882 - Beaver Falls, Beaver Co., PA

5 - 6 Sept 1883 - Apollo, Armstrong Co., PA

6 - Grand Army Day - 6 Oct 1884 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA

7 - 1885

8 - 14 Sept 1886 - West Elizabeth, Allegheny Co., PA

9 - 15 Sept 1887 - Verona, Allegheny Co., PA

10 - 26 Sept 1888 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA

11 - 1889

12 - 17 Sept 1890 - Rock Point, Beaver Co., PA

13 - 27 Aug 1891 - Indiana, Indiana Co., PA

14 - 13 Oct 1892 - Wilkinsburg, Allegheny Co., PA

15 - 28 Sept 1893 - New Castle, Lawrence Co., PA

16 - 12 Sept 1894 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA as part of the 28th National Encampment of the GAR. Union Ex-Prisoners of War also held their 22nd annual reunion on this date in Pittsburgh.

17 - 1895

18 - 20 Aug 1896 - Butler, Butler Co., PA

19 - 1897 - Freeport, Armstrong Co., PA

20 - 22 Sept 1898 - Zelienople, Butler Co., PA

         23 Sept 1899 - Reunion of Co. C, 101st PA, Newport School House, Lawrence Co., PA

21 - 22 Sept 1899 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA

22 - 20 June 1900 - Beaver, Beaver Co., PA

23 - 17 Sept 1901 - Butler, Butler Co., PA

24 - 25 Sept 1902 - Tarentum, Allegheny Co., PA

25 - 15 Sept 1903 - Freeport, Armstrong Co., PA

July 1903 - 11th Annual reunion of the Veterans of Bedford Co., PA held in Coldale, PA. Judge Longenecher (101st PA) presiding.

26 - 29 Sept 1904 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA

27 - 19 Sept 1905 - Zelienople, Butler Co., PA

28 - 20 Sept 1906 - Butler, Butler Co., PA

29 - 1907

30 - 1908

31 - 16 Sept 1909 - Foxburg, Clarion Co., PA

32 - 10 Aug 1910 - Butler, Butler Co., PA

33 - 1911

34 - 1912

35 - 1913

36 - 1914

37 - 12 Oct 1915 - Vandergrift, Westmoreland Co., PA

       27 - 30 Sept 1915 - Washington, DC - Reunion of Gen. H. Wessels Brigade, 18th Corps. Received by President Woodrow Wilson at the White House.

38 - 28 Sept 1916 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA