The following are primary & secondary source publications and online resources used in researching “Kilted Warriors”
Scroll down for a roster of musicians who served with the 79th NYVI (1861-65)
Primary Source Publications
The American Veteran Fifer.1905.
Ashworth, Charles Stewart. A New, Useful and Complete System of Drum Beating, etc. Washington City, 1812.
Blake, George. Martial Music of Camp Dupont. Philadelphia, 1815.
Bruce, George B. & Daniel D. Emmett. The Drummers’ and Fifers’ Guide. New York, 1862.
Casey, Silas. Brigadier General. Casey’s Infantry Tactics.1862.
Cushing, Joshua. The Fifer’s Companion, No. 1. Salem, MA, 1804 (?)
Dawes, Rufus R. Service with the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers. 1890.
Frank Leslie’s Illustrated(Newspaper). 1859–1876.
Hart, H.C. Colonel. New and Improved Instructor for the Drum. 1862.
Hazeltine, D. Instructor in Martial Music. 1810.
"How the Seventy-ninth New York Highland Regiment Responded in the Year 1861 to President Lincoln's Urgent Call for Volunteers." Interview with Captain Robert Gair, member of the New York Caledonian Club and officer of the 79th New York “Highlanders.” 1913.
Howe, Elias. Howe’s United States Regulation Drum and Fife Instructor. 1862.
Keach, Burditt & Cassidy. The Army Drum and Fife Book.Boston, 1861.
Lusk, Wm. Chittenden. War Letters of William Thompson Lusk. 1911.
Miller, Delavan S. Drum Taps in Dixie. Watertown, NY, 1905.
Miller, Francis Trevelyan and Robert Sampson Lanier. The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes. 1911.
The New York Herald(Newspaper). 1859–1876.
The New York Tribune (Newspaper). 1859–1876.
Phisterer, Frederick. New York in the War of the Rebellion. Third Edition.Albany, 1912.
Rauscher, Frank. Music on the March, 1862–65, with The Army of the Potomac 114th Regt. P.V. Collis' Zouaves. 1892.
Ross, Uilleam. Ross Pipe Music (revised from past 30 years). 1885.
Rumrille, J.R. and H. Holton. The Drummers Instructor or Martial Musician. Albany, NY, 1817.
Scott, Winfield. Infantry Tactics. 1840.
Strube, Gardiner A. Drum & Fife Instructor. 1869.
Todd, William. The Seventy-ninth Highlanders, New York Volunteers, In the War of Rebellion, 1861–1865. 1886.
Mrs. Winter. “79th Regiment.” From a broadside circa mid-1861.
Secondary Source Publications
Carroll, Geo. The Carroll Collection of Ancient Martial Music, Volume II. 1962.
Dannett, Sylvia G.L. The Yankee Doodler: Music, Theater and Fun in the American Revolution. Cranbury, NJ, 1973.
Fisher, W. A. The Music That Washington Knew. 1931.
Garofalo, Robert and Mark Elrod. A Pictorial History of Civil War Era Musical Instruments and Military Bands.1982.
Kusel, George. Martial Musician’s Mentor. 1969.
Moon, John C. Musick of the Fifes & Drums, Three Volumes.Williamsburg, VA, 1977–80.
Rabbai, George. Infantry Bugle Calls of the American Civil War.1998.
Silber, Irwin. Songs of the Civil War.1960.
Wise, Arthur and Francis Lord. Bands and Drummer Boys of the Civil War. 1966.
American Civil War Music
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
The Colonial Music Institute
Company A, 79th NY Volunteers, "Cameron Highlanders"
Crimean War Research Society
The Fiddler's Companion
The 1st Battalion 79th Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders
Library of Congress
The Mudcat Café
National Music Museum
New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center
Revised U.S. Army Regulations of 1861
Scots in the Civil War and the Army
79th New York Volunteer Infantry
The State of New York and the Civil War
79th Musicians Roster – 1861-1865
1. Adams, William
2. Borger, Paul
3. Campbell, Alexander
4. Chase, Daniel
5. Colvin, John
6. Cook, Henry
7. Culver, Vilemus
8. Docherty, John
9. Duncan, George
10. Faulds, Matthew
11. Fitzgerald, John
12. Gibney, Luke J.
13. Gibson, Robert
14. Hall, Timothy
15. Hayden, William
16. Hill, George
17. Hills, Francis (Heil)
18. Howarth, John
19. Kennealy, Patrick (Kineally)
20. Lindsay, William
21. List, Philip
22. Maas, Philip
23. Maloney, Michael
24. McAuley,Joseph (McCauley)
25. McClellan, Kennith
26. McColeny, Joseph
27. McKellan, Dugald
28. McKenzie, George S.
29. Mulholland, Peter
30. Nash, James
31. Noble, Charles
32. O'Brien, John
33. Orr, Robert
34. Pennycors, David
35. Robertson, David
36. Robertson, William
37. Ross, Henry
38. Ross, James
39. Samo, William
40. Schiebel, Christian
41. Schiebel, Conrad
42. Schroat, Charles W.
43. Schroat, William
44. Schwab, William
45. Siebert, John (Sybert)
46. Thomas, Alonzo F.
47. Tuzzie, James
48. Tyrrell, David E.
49. Van Velson, Theodore
50. Vannett, David
51. Wahle, Frederick
52. Williams, John