91st PA--letters and orders, 16 September 1864

Regimental letters and orders, 16 September 1864


[sources: company E orders book, and regimental orders book, which differ only in spelling, punctuation and other minor ways]

Head Quarters 91st Regt Penna Vet. Vols.
Sept 16th 1864
Special Orders No 79

The following Promotions are hereby Ordered in Compy "E" to take effect from this Date

PrivateJohn J Griffithto be1st Sergt
CorpMontgomery Burrto beSergt
"Philip Stotsenbergto beSergt
"William Jeffriesto beSergt
PrvtWilliam Doughertyto beCorpl
"George Hamptonto beCorpl
By Command of
Eli G Sellers
Capn Command Regt

Howard W Shipley
Lt and Act Adjt
[source: regimental letters book]

Head Qurs 91st Regt Pa Vet Vols
September 16th 1864
Lieut B J Tayman
A B Inspector
Lieut

I have the honor to submit the following report

Duty Comm' Officers 14
Enlisted Men 232
Present Comm' Officer 15
Enlisted M 235
Gain Comm Officers  
Enlisted Men 5
Loss Comm' Officer 1
Enlist Men 5
Drills Squad Five
Company Five
Regimental  
Inspections Company one
Regiment one
Dress Parades one
Remarks Cap Carpenter sent to Hosp. Wounded
(5) men disch by Expiration of term
(2) Recruits (gained) from depot
(2) men " " [two illegible words]
(1) man (") " desertion
[I have reoriented the table from horizontal to vertical to make it fit better.]
No deficiencies in Ordnance or Ordnance Stores
I am Capt
Very Respectfully
Your &c
Eli G Sellars
Capt Commdg
[source: regimental letters book]

Hd Qrs 91st Regt Pa Vet Vols
September 16 1864
Brig Genl L Thomas
Adjt. Genl USA
General

I have the honor herewith most respectfully to request that this Regt may be furnished with Pamphlet Morning Report Books for one (1) year. none being on hand with the Regiment


I am Genl
Very Respectfully
Your &c
Eli G Sellers
Capt Commdg
[source: regimental letters book]

Hd Qrs 91st Regt Pa Vet Vols
September 16" 1864
Capt E. C. Bennett
A A A Genl
Capt

I have the honor herewith most respectfully to request that musicians Thos E Coyle and John Falls now detached in 5th Corps Hospital City Point, Va be relieved by Musicians George Black and William C Reiff and the former be returned to their Regt for duty


I am Capt
Very Respect"
Yours &c
Capt E G Sellers
[source: regimental letters book]

Hd Qrs 91st Regt P.V.V.
Sept 16" 1864
Brig Genl L Thomas
Adjt Genl USA
General

I have the honor to request information in regard to the date of Muster into the U.S. Service of Henry Linkerman who was a private in Co A of the 47th Regt Penna Vols who was transferred to this Regt about the 19" of March 1862. He reports that he was enlisted into the State Service on the 13th day of August 1861 at Easton Pa and into the U.S. Service on the 15th day of September 1861 under Col T H Good [?] at Camp Curtin near Harrisburg Pa When he was transferred to this Regt no Descriptive Rolls or papers of any kind were sent with him


I Am Genl
Very Respectfully
Your &c
Eli G Sellers

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