91st PA--orders and letters, 30 June 1864

Orders and letters, 30 June 1864


[sources: company E orders book, and regimental orders book. I have not noted the usual minor variations in spelling, punctuation, etc.]

Head Quarters 91st Regt P.V.V.
Near Petersburg Va June 30th 1864
Special Order No 55

Upon the application of Capt. Matthew Hall Commd Co. "E" the following changes is [sic] hereby ordered in the non Commissioned officers of that Company

I. Corporal Joseph H. Smith to be reduced to the ranks by reasons Stated

II. 5th Sergt John L Graham to be promoted to 1st Sergt. vice Lewis Brophy died June 23rd, from wounds recieved [sic]. June 18th 1864

III Private Samuel E. Conrad to be 5th Sergt vice Graham promoted

IV Private Wm W. Burns, Jacob W Affleback & Francis P. Donahue to be Corporals for soldierly qualities during the last Campaign


By Order of
E M Gregory
Col Commd.

B J Tayman
Adjt.
[regimental letters book]

Head Quarters 91st Regt P V
Camp near Petersburg Va
June 30 1864
Maj Saml Breck
A A G
War Dept
A G O
Washington D.C.
Major

In Compliance with directions endorsed on the enclosed communication I have the honor to furnish the following information obtained from the Records of the Regt

Michael Connelly private Co K 91st Reg PV was with the Regt on the advance to Chancellorsville April 28 1863 he was with the Regt in the action of May 3 since which time he has not been heard from was reported as missing in action


I am Major &c
E M Gregory
Col Commdg
[source: regimental orders book]

Hd Qrs. 91st Regt PVV
Camp near Petersburg Va June 30 1864
Special Order No 56

By virtue of SO No 86 from Div Hd. Qrs June 29" 1864 Private Wellford Bywater Co K is hereby detailed for duty [crossed out: at] in the Commissary Depart, and will report at once to Capt. M. R. Cane O. [?] S. 1st Div.


By order of
E M Gregory
Col Commdg
B J Tayman
Adjt
[source: regimental orders book]

Hd Qrs. 91st Regt. PVV
Camp near Petersburg Va June 30 1864
Special Order No 57

Sergt. Jos Gilbert Co "C" 91st Regt PV is hereby promoted to orderly Sergt of said Company vice [John] Stewart died of wounds recieved [sic] June 19 1864


By Order of
EM Gregory
Col Comdg
B J Tayman
Adjt

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