91st PA in June 1865

June 1865

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Throughout this month, the 91st was in the First Brigade, Third Division, Fifth Army Corps, of the Army of the Potomac. [Dyer, v.3 p.1604]

? William Bowman (B) contracted piles while the regiment was marching from Burkeville VA to Washington DC; he did not go to the hospital because he was afraid he would catch a fever for which many men were being treated in hospital then
?Camped near Alexandria until 10 July [Welch, p.507]
?Thomas Comog (I) [unidentified] tried by court martial [see National Archives Archival Research Catalog (accessed 24 July 2010)]
1 effective date of promotion of Louis Young (A) to sgt
James Nugent (F) promoted to sgt
Jacob Afflenback (E) discharged by special order
George Hampton (E) promoted to sgt
John Fenn (E) promoted to sgt
Charles Yost (E) promoted to corp
George Young (E) promoted to sgt
Michael McCartney (E) promoted to corp
John Keever (E) discharged on surgeon's certificate
John Weiser (E) discharged by general order
George Bennett (F) discharged by general order (possibly, but almost certainly not, 1 Jun 64)
James Browning (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order
George Carrick (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order (possibly 24th)
Isaiah Collins (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order
Asa Johnson (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order
Emanuel Johnson (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order
John J Johnson (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order
William P Johnson (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order
George Fleming (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order
Isaac Goodman (F) promoted to sgt
Thomas Jay (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order
George Keller (F) promoted to sgt
John Leasure (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order
George Martin (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order
Hiram Perdue (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order
Isaac W Smith (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order
George Poole (H) promoted to corp
David Mansfield (F) discharged by general order (possibly 1 Jun 64)
John Denning (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order
Joseph Snyder (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order
Robert Wilkinson (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order
John Yake (F) discharged by general order
Henry Zane (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order (possibly 23 May)
Michael Stufft (G) discharged by general order 26, War Dept, near Washington DC
John Bender (G) discharged at Washington DC by general order 26, War Dept (possibly 30 Mar 65)
Elias Burkett (G) discharged by general order (perhaps 30 Mar 65)
William Collins (G) discharged near Washington DC, by general order 26 War Dept (perhaps 30 May)
Daniel Garn (G) discharged by general order (perhaps 12 Jul 65)
George Kite (G) discharged by general order 26, War Dept, near Washington DC (perhaps 30 May 65)
Joseph Whitaker (G) discharged near Washington DC by general order 26, War Dept (perhaps 30 May)
John Deerr (H) promoted to corp
William Dyke (H) discharged (perhaps 3rd or 30 May)
Jacob Keesey (H) discharged (perhaps 30 May or 3 Jun)
William Beaver assigned to command co.A and ordered to receipt to William Letourneau for all ordnance, ordnance stores & other property
Benjamin Price (I) began furlough
Rinard Anthony (K) discharged by GO 77 War Dept (perhaps May 65)
Patrick Condon transferred from 118th PA to 91st (perhaps really on the 2nd?)
regiment notified that William Lindsay (K) had been discharged on surgeon's certificate
John Perry (K) deserted (perhaps 25th)
Charles Loper (formerly G, now H 2nd NJ Cav) developed chronic diarrhea at Columbus Mississippi
descriptive list of deserters, including John Tagan (E)
regiment had 232 guns

[letters and orders]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
2 Daniel Logue (C) discharged by general order, on surgeon's certificate, at Campbell USA General Hospital
Wade Laconia (E) discharged by general order

men were transferred from the 118th PA to the 91st by s.o.138 HQ Army of Potomac 1 June 1865 (initially 4 officers and 111 enlisted men)

Charles France (A) discharged by general order 77 [effective 30 May?]
James Luffberry (A) discharged by general order [effective date]
Benjamin Shriner (A) discharged by general order [perhaps this was revoked; it's crossed out in the company descriptive roll]
David Lingenfetter (B) discharged by general order 94 War Dept (perhaps 25 May 65)
Charles Clime (D) discharged by general order 26, War Dept, in the field near Washington DC (perhaps 30 May 65)
William McKenney (D) discharged by general order 26, War Dept, in the field near Washington DC (perhaps 3rd)
Henry Sinex (D) discharged in the field near Washington DC by special order or by gen'l order 26 War Dept
Thomas Taylor (D) discharged in the field near Washington DC by special order or by gen'l order 26 War Dept
William Unkert (D) discharged by general order at Campbell [?] Hospital, Washington DC (probably the date of the order, and not the actual date he was discharged)
Israel Lazerus (D) discharged in the field near Washington DC by special order or by gen'l order 26 War Dept
Patrick Condon (F) deserted
Andrew Gregg (K) discharged by g.o. 77 War Dept (perhaps 3rd)
regiment had 230 guns

detachment muster-out roll, Washington DC, included William Onkest (D)

[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
3 soldiers transferred from the 118th PA reported for duty (including Henry Shubert)
Daniel Whartonby (I) died of typhoid fever at US Armory Hosp, Washington DC
William McKenney (D) discharged by general order 26, War Dept, in the field near Washington DC (perhaps 2nd)
Andrew Gregg (K) discharged by general order (perhaps 2nd)
William Widdifield (D) began furlough
William Dyke (H) discharged by general order, War Dept, near Washington DC (perhaps 30 May or 1 June)
Jacob Keesey (H) discharged near Washington DC by general order, War Dept (perhaps 30 May or 1 Jun)
George Marker (I) began furlough
regiment had 219 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
4 James Harley (E) detailed as teamster for the 1st div team
Henry Sheaf mustered out of 198th PA
regiment had 222 guns
[orders]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
5 Benjamin Shriner (A) died, at Campbell Hospital, Washington DC
Jerome B Jacobs (E) discharged by general order
James Devlin (E) detailed for duty in qr mr dept, 5th army corps
William Foote (E) detailed as mounted meesenger at 5th corps hq
Frederick Reese (D) discharged by general order
effective date of promotion of Oscar Printzler (K) to hospital steward
regiment had 222 guns
William Beaver (A) certified that Thomas Simpson (A) was killed in action
John H Weeks resigned as Captain VRC
[orders]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
6 Adam Imled (or Imler) (B) discharged by general order (possibly 25 May)
Joseph Everhart (C) went on leave
George Lathrop (E) discharged
Wilfred Bywater (K) promoted from corp to sgt
Reuben Berger (K) promoted to corp
John Casner (K) discharged and promoted to 1st lt
William Cloud (K) promoted from sgt to 1st sgt
Donald Knox (D)'s furlough expired
2 hours drill daily required for each company (except Sunday), 7-8 am & 4-5 pm
James McCullough (C)'s furlough expired
regiment had 222 guns
[letters and orders]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
7 John Casner (F&S) went on leave
Herman Kurtz (B) discharged by general order, on surgeon's certificate
William Spangler (G) went on leave
Dennis McCarty (E) detailed for duty in division quartermaster dept
Oscar Printzler (K) promoted to hosp stew
effective date of these promotions: William Cloud (K) to 1st sgt, Wilfred Bywater (K) to sgt, Conrad Eisenhart (G) to corp
John Stackhouse (I) began furlough
James Clark (E) began furlough
regiment had 222 guns
[orders]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
8 Joseph Gilbert (C) to assume command of his company and receipt to Joseph Everhart for all ordnance, ordnance stores, clothing, camp & garrison equippage
Joseph Everhart relieved from commanding co.C
David D Smith (I) returned (early) from furlough
regiment had 219 guns
[letters and orders]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
9 William Jeffries (E) discharged by general order
John Huver [??] (E) detailed for duty at 3rd Brigade hq
William Foote (E) relieved from duty at 5th corps hq
Eugene Chemin (A) discharged on surgeon's certificate
Joseph Gilbert (A) wrote George W Ford about the death of Edward Shine (C)
Donald Knox (D) returned (late) from furlough
James McCullough (C) returned (late) from furlough
David D Smith (I)'s furlough expired
Charles Bayley (C) began furlough
William Onkest (D) discharged, at Campbell US Hospital, Washington DC (perhaps actually 10th)
Philip Stotsenberg (E) began furlough
regiment had 219 guns
[orders]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
10 some members of the regiment participated in a parade for returning veterans in Philadelphia PA
Archibald Nimmo (F&S)'s leave expired
William Chandler (D)'s leave expired
William Unkert (D) discharged at Campbell [?] Hospital Washington DC because of disability (perhaps actually 9th)
Lewis Camplain (G) deserted from camp near Washington DC
Solomon Starner (G) deserted from camp near Washington DC
regiment had 219 guns
['Our veterans: Philadelphia's welcome to her returning volunteers, June 10, 1865', Philadelphia Inquirer, 12 June 1865, pages 1-2 [on page 2]]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
11 Archibald Nimmo (F&S) returned from leave
William Chandler (D) returned from leave
George Young (E)'s furlough expired
regiment had 219 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
12 John Hamblin (C) discharged on surgeon's certificate
William Eckard (D)'s furlough expired
George Young (E) returned (late) from furlough
Zachariah Oyler (F) discharged by general order
James Robinson (F) discharged by general order
George Werkiser (G)'s furlough expired
William Ross (H) died at division hospital, Washington DC, of typhoid fever
Joseph Detterline (formerly of H) discharged from VRC
regiment had 215 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
13 John Bell (transferred from 118th PA) assigned to command co.A, and ordered to receipt to William Beaver for all property
James Donnelly (transferred from 118th PA) assigned to co.H
George Werkiser (G) returned (late) from furlough
James Chism (B) began furlough
Jacob Fisher (A) began furlough
Charles Smith (I) began furlough
William Carpenter (D) requested 15-day leave to visit Philadelphia because of serious family illness
William Kensil (G) discharged at Augur Genl Hosp near Alexandria VA, by general order 79 AGO
regiment had 213 guns
[letters and orders]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
14 William Warford (A) discharged by general order
Joseph Gilbert (A) testified about the death of Edward Shine (C)
Edwin Burr (B) discharged by general order
Richard Fries (C) deserted
regiment had 211 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
15 John Allen (F&S) went on leave
Isaac Smith (B) discharged by general order
John Brander (E) discharged by general order
John Aemigh (G) discharged by general order
promotions effective 7 June: William Cloud (K) to 1st sgt, Wilfred Bywater (K) to sgt, Conrad Eisenhart (G) to corp
John Sommers (H) began furlough
John Fenn (E) began furlough
George Cross (A) began furlough
Edward Matchett (G) began furlough
regiment had 211 guns
[letters and orders]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
16 regiment was near Fort Albany
Joseph Everhart (C)'s leave expired
William Carpenter (D) went on leave
promotions effective 1 June: corp John Fenn (E) to sgt, corp George Young (E) to sgt, pvt Charles Yost (E) to corp, pvt Michael McCartney (E) to corp
promotions effective 16 June: corp Isaac Goodman (F) to sgt, corp James Nugent (F) to sgt, corp William Jones (F) to sgt, corp George Keller (F) to sgt, and pvt Charles Megonigal to corp
promotion effective 5 June: Oscar Printzler (K) to hospital steward
Isaiah Tomlin (C) began furlough
Jacob Bolin (H) deserted from camp near Washington DC
Elliott McPherson (H) discharged by general order
regiment had 201 guns
[letters and orders]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
17 Albert Morgan (C) began furlough
Har'y Reinhart (K) discharged by general order
William Rumbaugh (K) began furlough
forwarded descrpitive list for Henry Dunn (I) to Satterlie Hosp, Philadelphia
forwarded descriptive list for John H Kennedy (I) to Chester Hosp
John Stackhouse (I) returned from furlough
John S Donnell (I) certified various claims about Daniel Whartonby for his mother's pension application
regiment had 201 guns

John R Lynch transferred with the 6th PA Cav to the 2nd PA Provisional Cav
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
18 Dennis McCarty and Carl Nelson (E) died of disease
William Eckard (D) returned (late) from furlough
William Widdifield (D)'s furlough expired
George Marker (I) returned from furlough
regiment had 201 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
19 Absolam Rice (C) discharged by general order
David Cooley (F) deserted
David Adams (F) deserted
John Whitaker (I) discharged by general order [possibly 21 June]
final statements for Zachariah Barnhart (C) and Robert Mervine (C) sent (where?)
William Widdifield (D) returned (late) from furlough
regiment had 201 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
20 John Bartholemew (F) deserted
Thomas McGovern (F) deserted
George Tewell (F) discharged by general order (possibly 1 Jun 64)
Jeremiah Weigle (G) deserted near Washington DC
regiment had 201 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
21 descriptive list for Sanford Mothersbaugh (B) sent (where?)
James Wright (C) discharged by general order
descriptive list for David/Daniel Logan (D) forwarded [where?]
John Whitaker (I) discharged (possibly 19 June)
Benjamin Price (I) returned from furlough
Patrick O'Malley (K) discharged on surgeon's certificate
William Carpenter (A 21 VRC, formerly co. C) died, in Trenton, Mercer Cty, NJ, of phthisis pulmonalis
regiment had 201 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
22 John Casner (F&S)'s leave expired
Frederick Rhoads (A) discharged by general order
William Bell (D) discharged by general order
Joseph Bennett (F) discharged by general order (possibly but almost certainly not 1 Jun 64)
William Michael (F) went on leave
William Spangler (G)'s leave expired
James Beeman (H) discharged at Washington DC by general order, War Dept
David Faunce (B) began furlough
Solomon Siglin (B) began furlough
Joseph Baker (A) began furlough
James Clark (E)'s furlough expired
Michael Stufft (G) died
regiment had 200 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
23 John Wonderley (C) deserted
Edwin Stanley (C) deserted
William Bayley (D) began furlough
Joseph Johnston (D) began furlough
Charles Peterman (D) discharged on surgeon's certificate
Thomas Speadman (F) discharged by special order
John Strauser (H) died, division hosp., Washington DC (perhaps 24th)
regiment had 200 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
24 William Lechron (C) discharged by general order
Michael Morris (C) deserted
James Forsythe (D) discharged by general order
Joseph Summers (D) discharged by general order
George Carrick (F) discharged near Washington DC by general order (probably 1st)
William Heller (F) died
William Letourneau (G) went on leave
John Strauser (H) died, division hosp., Washington DC (possibly 23rd)
Franklin Wolfinger (H) discharged by general order
Charles Smith (I) returned (early) from furlough
James Nugent (F) began furlough
John Worl (C) began furlough
Charles Bayley (C)'s furlough expired
Philip Stotsenberg (E)'s furlough expired
James McCabe (C) deserted
James O'Neil (C) deserted
James West (C) deserted
James [John?] Gorman discharged from VRC
Mark Durkin (K) deserted (perhaps 25th)
Fred Knickerbocker (K) deserted (perhaps 25)
Mark Osborne (K) deserted (perhaps 25th)
William Simons (K) deserted (perhaps 25th)
William Thompson (K) deserted (perhaps 25th)
regiment had 201 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
25 William Knapp (B) went on leave
Conrad Eisenhart (G) deserted from Washington DC
William Helfrick (G) deserted from camp near Washington DC
John Casner (K) went on leave
James Clark (E) returned (late) from furlough
John Buzby (G) absent, having not returned from furlough; reported deserted
William Lawrence (G) deserted from camp near Washington DC
John Anderson (H) dropped as deserter
Thomas Broderick (H) dropped as deserter
George Hollen (H) dropped as deserter (I haven't identified him)
George Holly (H) dropped as deserter
Antonie Tramack (H) dropped as deserter
Charles Wilson (H) dropped as deserter
Mark Durkin (K) deserted (perhaps 24th)
Fred Knickerbocker (K) deserted (perhaps 24)
Mark Osborne (K) deserted (perhaps 24th)
John Perry (K) deserted (perhaps 1st)
William Simons (K) deserted (perhaps 24th)
William Thompson (K) deserted (perhaps 24th)
final statement for Frank Miller (A) sent to AGO
regiment had 201 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
26 Samuel Swartz (E) detailed for duty in quartermaster dept, 1st div, 5th corps
William Carpenter (D) detailed as acting regt qr mr, replacing Archibald Nimmo appointed A.A.Q.M. 5 Corp
Isaiah Tomlin (C)'s furlough expired
Michael Stufft's descriptive list sent to hospital
Benneville Hummel (H) died of typhoid fever, at Slough General Hosp, Alexandria VA
regiment had 201 guns
[orders]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
27 Joseph Campbell (E) detailed for duty as guard for brigade qm dept
John L Carey (E) detailed for duty in brigade sub. dept.
promotions effective 1 May 65: Simeon Zane (A) to sgt, Franklin Clough (A) to corp, Samuel Peberty (A) to corp, Thomas Hannan (A) to corp, John McClure (A) to corp, Benjamin Yeager (A) to corp, William Volkmar (A) to corp
Isaiah Tomlin (C) deserted
promotion effective 1 June: Louis Young (A) to sgt
William Harris (I) began furlough
Oscar Printzler (K) promoted to hospital steward [see 16th]
regiment had 201 guns
[orders]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
28 James Chism (B)'s furlough expired
Jacob Fisher (A) returned from furlough
Charles Smith (I)'s furlough expired
Thomas Taylor (G) began furlough
Charles Powell (C) began furlough
Michael McCartney (E) began furlough
Frederick Stotta (K) began furlough
Anthony Gally (B) began furlough
Samuel Dougherty (I) began furlough
Phillip Demmell (K) began furlough (?)
regiment had 197 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
29 James Aarons (F) discharged by general (probably 1 May)
James Hewitt (F&S) enlisted, as ass't surg
James Chism (B) returned (late) from furlough
Abraham Russell (D) deserted
Charles T Loper (formerly G, now H 2nd NJ Cav) discharged at Vicksburg Mississippi
regiment had 197 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
30 John Sommers (H)'s furlough expired
John Fenn (E)'s furlough expired
George Cross (A)'s furlough expired
Edward Matchett (G)'s furlough expired
Philip McElerey (C) deserted
regiment had 193 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]

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