91st PA--letters and orders, 15 April 1864

Letters and orders, 15 April 1864


[source: regimental letters book]

Hd. Qrs. 91st Regt P.V.V
April 15th 1864
Capt. F. Winthrop
Actg Asst Q. Genl
Capt

I have the honor to make the following Report in compliance with Circular from the Office of the A. A. Q. G. of the 1st Brig 1st Div 5th Corps dated April 13th 1864

Gain in Regt for Week ending April 15th 1864 Loss in Regt for week ending April 15th 1864
From what causeC.O.E.M.Total From what causeC.O.E.M.Total
By promotion or appointment1 1 Resigned   
Transfer     Dismissal    
Recruits  4 4 Cashiered    
Reenlistment     Transfered [sic]   
From Absent on detached Service     Killed in Action    
" " Sick     Died of Wounds recd in Action    
" " with leave     " " Disease    
" " without leave  99 Accidentally Killed   
" " Missing     Discharged for disability  1 1
" " in Confinement  2 2 " by Order    
" Desertion     " " " Expiration of time    
     Deserted 11
 [perhaps Daniel O'Connor, who deserted on 8 Apr 64]
Total Gains 1 15 16 Total Loss  2 2
Total Strength of Regt present this Week 14 394 408 Total Strength present last week 3 381 394
Total Strength of Regt present & Absent this week 24 556 580 Total Strength of Regt present & Absent last week 23 554 577

I am Captain Very Respectfully
Joseph H. Sinex
Lt Col. Commdg
[source: regimental letters book]

Hd. Qrs 91st Regt. P.V.V
April 15th 1864
Capt. A. S. Marvin Jr
Asst Adjt Genl
Genl

In compliance with Genl Orders No 18 Hd Qrs. Army of the Potomac dated April 8th 1864 I would respectfully recommend a detail of the following Enlisted Men

NameRank Co Regt
Elisha Butt Sergt I 91st P.V.V  
Israel Lazerus Private D " 
Joseph Amer """ 
William Dorsey "E" 
Stephen Kelly """ 
Robert Ellingsworth """ 
John W. Bender "G " 
William Collins """ 
Edward Gillespie "H " 
Thomas Wallace "B" 

I am Capt
Very Respectfully
Jos H. Sinex
Lt Col Comdg
[source: regimental letters book]

Hd. Qrs. 91st Regt. P.V.V
April 15th 1864
Capt. A. S. Marvin Jr
Asst Adjt Genl
Capt

In compliance with Orders from Brig Hd Qrs. I have the honor to report as follows

No. of Veterans who have joined Regt187
" overstaying Furlough34
five (5) of whom are reported as absent sick

[The previous list had 179 present, 36 absent, 5 in hospital; I do not know where the additional men came from.]

I am Cap Very Respectfully
Joseph H Sinex
Lt Col Comdg
[source: regimental orders book]

Head Quarters 91st Regt. P.V.V
April 15th 1864
Genl Orders No 8

The following will until further Orders constitute the Pioneer Corps of this Command viz

CorplRobert FletcherCo"I"
PrivateRobert Gray""A"
"Samuel Edwards""B"
"John McCoy"D
"George B. Tomlin"E
"Peter McCollough"F
"Patrick Costello"I

All in excess of the above will at once be returned to duty in their respective Companies


By Order of
Jos. H. Sinex
Lt Col Comdg
Howard W. Shipley
Lt & Actg Adjt

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