91st PA--Company E orders

Company orders--Company E

[This file includes the text of all orders in the surviving Company E Order Book. Click on the link to get to a version of the order with links and occasionally comments. I have finished proofreading and editing this file.]
[Thanks to Dennis Clowney for supplying me with a microfilm copy!]


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Head Quarters 91st Regt. P.V.
Camp Stanton
Washington D.C.
May 4th /62
Special Order No 31

I - Capt Lentz Co E Will Proceed With his Command forthwith to the Old Capitol Prison and Report to Capt Gilbert

II - he Will Provide Four Days Cooked Rations for his Men and take their entire Camp equippage

(Extract)
By Order of
E. M. Gregory
Col. Comdg Regt
B. J. Tayman
Adjutant

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Head Quarters City Guard
Provost Marshals Office
Washington D. C March 1st /62
Captain

You Will Relieve the Guard at Anacostia Bridge immediately upon receipt of this Order With a subaltern [?] Officer and two Noncommissioned Officers and Six Men. The subaltern [?] Officer sent With the Relief Guard and the sergt now upon Duty Will remain until further Orders. The men Will take twenty-four hours Cooked Rations With them at the expiration Of which time unless Relieved they will be furnished with Cooked Rations for twenty-four hours more additional from your Camp

Very Respety
Jos [?] Chiless [?]
Lieut Col 4" Penn Cav [?]
Deputy Provost Marshal

Capt. Letz [sic; sc. Lentz]
Co E 91st P.V.
Comdg Battalion Provost Guard

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Head Quarters Army Potomac
Washington, February 21st /62
General Orders No 60

I Brigadier General Andrew Porter is announced as Provost Marshall General of the Army Of the Potomac and will Be obeyed and Respected accordingly

II A Provost Marshal for each Division will Be appointed By its Commander. [words appear to be missing; perhaps "He will obey"] the Division Commander in all Matters affecting interior Police. But will Be Responsible to the Provost Marshall General and Be guided By such instructions as he may from time to time give a sufficient guard will Be Detailed By the Division Commander for Duty under the Orders Of the Provost Marshall

III A Local Provost Marshall for a City Or Village will when necessary Be appointed By the Commanding Officer or By these head Quarters

IV For Brigaders [sic] and Detachments a Deputy Provost Marshall May, when necessary, Be appointed By the Division Commander

V The Duties Of the Provost Marshall General and Local relate to the General Police Of the army, and embrace the following subjects.
Suppression Of Marauding and Deppredations [sic] and Of all Brawls and Disturbances Preservation Of good Order and suppression Of Drunkenness Beyond the Limmits [sic] Of the Camps Prevention of Straggling On the March
Suppression Of Gambling houses Drinking houses Or Beer Rooms and Brothels
Regulation Of hotels taverns Markets and Places Of Public Amusement
Searches Seizures and Arrests
execution Of sentences Of General Courts Martial Involving imprisonment Or Capitol Punishment
enforcement Of Orders Prohibiting the sale Of intoxicating Liquors either By tradesman Or Sutler and Of Orders Respecting Passes
Deserters from the enimy [sic], Prisoners Of war taken from the enemy, Countersighning [sic] safe guards Passes to Citizens within the Lines and for the Purpose Of trade
Complaints Of Citizens as to the Conduct Of the soldiers

VI The Provost Marshall General and Locals will notify the Regimental Commanders Concerned of all arrests Of soldiers Made under their Orders and will Cause the Men to Be Delivered with a Coppy [sic] Of the Charges against them to their Propper [sic] Officers

VII They will see that the Orders Respecting Passes to Officers and Men absent from their Camps are enforced all Passes will Be taken up By the Guards at their expiration Passes so taken will Be turned Over Daily to the Provost Marshall Of the Division to which the Guard Belongs who will Cause them to Be examined and all forged Passes Or Passes Granted By impropper [sic] authority Or for unotherorised [sic] Periods to Be reported to the Division Commander

VIII All Deserters from the enimy [sic], and Other Persons Comeing [sic] within Our Lines will Be taken to the Provost Marshall Of the Nearest Division who will examine him in Presence Of the Division Commander Or any Officer Of his staff Designated for the Purpose and Communicate the Result and the information attained to the Provost Marshall General in important Cases the Deserter Or Other Person will Be sent to the Provost Marshall General with the Report

IX All Prisoners Captured from the enimy [sic] will Be turned Over to the Provost Marshall Of Division who Will Send them at the earliest Posible [sic] Moment with Complete Discription [sic] List and information as to whare [sic] when and how they were Captured to the Provost Marshall General

X All safe Guards Granted at these head Quarters will be Countersighned [sic] By the Provost Marshall General Persons found violating safe Guards will Be instantly arrested By the Provost Marshall.

XI Passes to Citizens within the Lines and for Purposes Of trade May Be Granted By the Provost Marshall General and Locals who will Be Guided strictly By the instructions heretofore Given By these head Quarters upon the subject

XII The Provost Martials [sic] will investigate all Complaints Of Citizens in Regard to the Conduct Of the troops and will Report the facts in the Case to the Division Commander By


Comd Of
Maj Gen McClellan

The Division Provost Martial [sic] will Obey the Orders Of the Division Commander



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Head Quarters 91st Regt P.V.
Camp Stanton Washington D.C. May 8th /6[2]
General Order No 18

I The Commissioned officers will assemble at the Regimental or detachment Head Quarters for recitation in Tactities [sic] and regulations to the Colonel or Commanding daily at two O clock P.M.

II There will two [sic] daily drills of one hour and a half each Consisting of that portion of the Tactics which Consitute[d] the subject matter of the last recitation. one of the daily drills Shall be in the "School of the Company" and the other in the "School of the Batallion [sic].

III The non commissioned officers will assemble daily at nine O Clock A.M. for recitation in Tactics to the Adjutant

IV No man will be excused from duty unless excused by the Surgeon at Sick Call except by written request of the Captain of his Company approved by the Commanding officer and those marked absent without leave will be reported and punished

V Charges will be prefered [sic] against officers who excuse men in violation of this order

VI A report will be made from these Head Quarters every Saturday Showing the pressence [sic] or absence and the proficiency of every officer at the recitations for the week just past

VII The Gaurds [sic] will be inspected at least twice a day or oftener [sic] if necessary by the Field officer of the day

VIII Officers Commanding detachments on duty in the City are requested to give Special and particular attention to the police of quarters and to the Condition of their men taking care to see that their arms accoutrements and clothing are in the neatest possible order. They will instruct their men in the salutes and see that they are properly made.

IX The deportment of Both officers and men towards civilians is required to be of the most Courteous and obliging character consistent with the rigid enforcement of this order.

X This order will be read at the Head Quarters of each Company for ten days Consecutive from the date of its receipt


By order of
E. M. Gregory
Col Commanding
Attest
B. J. Tayman
Adjutant

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Head Quarters 91st Regt P.V.
Camp Wade near Alexandria Va Sept 4th 1862
General Order No 46

I The discharge of fire arms in the vicinity of the Camp is strictly forbidden except for Arlarm [sic] as shall hereafter be ordered or in case of an attackt [sic] of the Enemy and it is hereby made the duty of all officers and gaurds [sic] to arrest any person or persons violating this order

II The Commanding officers of Companies and Gaurds [sic] are requested to enforce discipline and maintain strict order in their respective Commands. We come here to be Soldiers to that end we must bind our energies.

III All orders from these Head Quarters must be published at Company roll calls on the day of their reception if possible and their reciept [sic] acknowledged and a certificate of their having been so published must appear upon the morning reports of the following day

IV Commants [sic] of Companies will State on their morning report following the reciept [sic] of this order whether the Articles of War have been read to their respective Commands particular attention is Called to Art. 41 & 42 of Said Articles


By Command of
E. M. Gregory
Col Commanding
B J Tayman
Adjt

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Head Quarters 91st Regt P.V.
Camp Wipple Va Sept 11th 1862
Gen Order No 119 [sic; presumably the copyist misread a '4' as '11']

I In obedience to Gen order from Brigade Head Quarters a School for the instruction of Commissioned officers will be established and for that purpose will assemble at Cols Head Quarters daily at 2 O clock P.M.

II Commanders of Companies will at once take measures to have their Commands supplied with numbers and letters. special attention is directed to Parag 115 Page 23 revised Regulations for the army

III The non Commissioned officers will assemble each [alter]nate day at 9 O clock A. M. for instruction and drill as usual.

IV The most flagrant neglect of Gaurd [sic] Duty preceptible [sic] to the most careless observer. Gaurds [sic] can be seen sitting on their posts. leaning upon their Guns and assuming the most unsoldierly attitude while on duty this must be Corrected at once and officers will be held responsible for the manner in which their men discharge their duty
It is the pride of every true soldier to know his duty and do it well while the indolent and Shiftless find it more Congenial to their feelings to spend their time in grumbling and complaining of their hard fate


By order of
E M Gregory
Col Com
B. J. Tayman
Adjt

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Head Quarters 91st Regt. P.V
Tylers Brigade Camp near Sharpsburg Oct 7th /62
General Order No 50

In pursuance of Genl Order this Command will be inspected this day the line will be formed at 10 1/2 AM

No man will be excused from this inspection excepting those excused from duty by the Surgeon

Every man have [sic] his full equipment with haversack and Canteen

The Company Books will be sent to these Head Quarters before 10 O clock A.M

By Order of
E. M Gregory
Col Com
B J Tayman
Adjt

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Head Quarters 91st Regt P.V. Tylers Brigade
Humphries Division Camp near Sharpsburg Md
Oct 7th 1862
General Order No 51

The following Calls are ordered from this Command untill [sic] further ordered

1stRevelle [sic] at6 O clock AM.
2ndCompany Roll6.15
3rd1st Sergeants Report6.30
4thBreakfast7.00
5thSurgeons Call8
6thGaurd [sic] Mounting8.30
7thPolice Call.8.45
8thNon Com officers School9.00
9thCompany Drill10.30
10thDinner.12.
11thCommissioned officers School2 P.M.
12thCompany or Batallion Drill3
13thDress Parade5
14thRoll Call & RetreatSunset
15thTattoo & Roll Call8.30
16thTattoo9-

By order of
E M Gregory
Col Com 91st Regt P.V
B J. Tayman
Adjt.

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Head Quarters 91st Regt P.V.
Camp near Beverly Ford Va August 13th 1863.
General Order No 4

The following Calls will be observed in the Command untill [sic] further orders

1stRevillie [sic] at 5 O clock AM
2ndBreakfast Call5 15
3rdDrill5 30
4thRecall from Drill7.00
5thSurgeons Call7.15
6th1st Sergts report7.30
7thFatigue Call for Police8.00
8thGaurd [sic] mounting Assembly of the gaurd [sic]9.00
9thCommis officers School in Tactics10.00
10thDinner Roll Call12 M

[The copy ends here; see the regimental order book for the complete text.]

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Head Quarters Regt P.V.V.
April 18th 1864
Special Order No 36

Private John Griffith Company "E" is hereby Detailed as a Mounted Messenger at Corps Head Quarters and will report to Lieut Swann Act. Asst. Adjt. Gen. at 1st Brigade Head Quarters at 6 O clock P.M this day.

By Command of
Joseph H Sinex
Lt Col Commanding
Howard W Shipley
Lieut and Act. Adjt

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Head Quarters 91st Regt P.V.V.
Chester Pa February 16th 1864
Special Order No 4
Extract

Private John Scott Comp A. is hereby transfered to Co E

By Order of
E M Gregory
Col Commanding
B J Tayman
Adjt

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Head Quarters 91st Regt Pa Vols
June 28th 1864.
Special Order No 53

No record being on file at these Head Quarters of the order placing Sergt Theodore A Hope, Co. E, in arrest, he having been under arrest since May 9th /64 he is hereby released and will be returned to duty with his Company Subject to the action of a Court Martial to answer the charges now pending

By order of
E M Gregory
Col Command
B J Tayman
Adjt

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Head Quarters 91st Regt Pa Vols
Sept 12th 1863.
Special Order No 78

In pursuance of orders from Head Quarters Private William Dorsey Co "E" is hereby detailed for duty in ambulance Corps in place of Private George W. Keever Co "E" relieved

By order of
Joseph H. Sinex
Lt Col Command
BJ. Tayman
Adjt

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Head Quarters 91st Regt P.V.
Feb 15th 1863
Special Order No. 9

The Command officer of Co. "E" will detail George B Tomlin as Carpenter to report to Lt. J. A. Gregory Act. Div. Qua. Mast. at the Div. Hd Quarters without delay

By order of
Joseph H. Sinex
Lt Col Command

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Head Quarters 91st Regt P.V.V.
March 6th 1864.
Special order No 15

In Compliance with orders from 5th Corps Head Quarters of Feb. 21st 64 Prvt. John McConnell of Co "E" is hereby detailed to report to Lt Rittenhouse 5th U.S. art. at Bristow without delay. he will be borne on the rolls as on Detached Service.

By Command of
Joseph H. Sinex
Lt Col Command.
Howard H. Shipley
Lt & Act. Adjt.

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Head Quarters 91st Regt P.V.V.
April 21st 1864
Special Orders [special order 37]

Private Frank Toner Co. "E" is hereby detailed as Teamster and will report to these Head Quarters immediately

By Command of
Jos H Sinex
Lt Col Command
Howard W Shipley
Lt & Act. Adjt

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Head Quarters 2nd Brigade 1st Div. 5th Corps
June 23rd 1864
Special Order No [blank]
Extract

The following named enlisted men are hereby detailed as gaurds [sic] for Brig. Commissary Sales Wagon and will report to Capt. W. L. W. [??] Ball, C. F. 2nd Brig without delay

James Hutchings Co "E" 91st Regt P.V.V.

By order of
Col J B [?] Sweitzer
E. C. [?] Bennett
A.A.A.G.

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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.

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Head Quarters 91st Regt P.V.V.
July 4th 1864
Special Order No. 61
Extract

In pursuance to Orders from Brig. Hd Qurs. the following named enlisted men are hereby detailed for duty at Brig. Hd. Quarters and will report for duty at once

Private Alexander O Earnest Co. "E." 91st Regt. P.V.V.

By order of
Eli G Sellers
Capt Commd.
B J Tayman
Adjt

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Head Quarters 91st Regt Pa Vols
June 20th 1864
Special Order No [blank] [special order 47]

Private Wm McGlancey Co "E" is hereby detailed as private Servant to Major John D Lentz to borne [sic] on the rolls as such

By Order of
E. M Gregory
Col Command
B. J Tayman
Adjt

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Head Quarters 91st P.VV
September 8th 1864
General Orders No 10

The following Calls will be observed in the Command untill [sic] further orders.

Surgeons Call.7 o clockA M
Police Call7.30." "
Squad or Compy Drill9 to 10 "" "
Command officers Drill2P.M
Comp or Bat. Drill2.30 to 5.30" "

Revilie [sic] Tattoo & taps Will be taken up from the Brigade Bugle.

By Order of
Eli G. Sellers
Capt. Command
B J Tayman
Adjt.

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Head Quarters 5th Army Corps
August 15th [?] 1864
Special orders No 201
Extract

The following enlisted men are hereby honourably discharged the service Of the United States to Enable them to except [sic] Commissions in the Volunteer service

Sergt John L Graham Co "E" 91st Regt P.V.V.
to Date August 8th 1864.

By Command of
Maj Genl Warren
Sighned [?]
Fred T Locke
Asst Adjt Gen

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Head Quarters 5th Army Corps
July 3rd 1864
Special order No 160
Extract

The following named Enlisted men are hereby honourably Discharged the Service of the United States to enable them to except [sic] Commissions in the Volunteer Service

Sergt Theodore A Hope Co "E" 91st Regt Penna V. V.
to Date July 1st 1864

By Command of
Maj Gen Warren
Sighned [?]
Fred T Locke
Asst Adjt Genl

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Head Quarters 91st Regt Pa Vet. Vols.
Sept 14th 1864
Genl Orders No 11

General Orders No 10 from these Head Qrs. are modified as follows

Police Call7 oclockA.M.
Gaurd [sic] Mount7.15" "
Surgeons Call7.45 "" "
1st Sergts Report8.00 "" "
Squad or Comp Drill9 to 10 "" "
Dinner12 "M
Commissioned officers School3.00 "P. M.
Company or Batn Drill4 to 5 "" "
Dress Parade5.30 "" "

Revillie [sic] Retreat Tattoo & taps will be taken up from the Brigade Bugle

By Command of
Eli G Sellers
Capt Commandg
Howard W Shipley
Lt and Act Adjt

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Head Quarters 91st Regt. Pa Vet Vols
Oct 16th 1864
General order No 12

General order No 11 from these Head Quarters are [sic] modified as follows

Surgeons Call7 A.M
1st Sergt Call7.15.
Squad Drill7.30 to 8 30
C [perhaps erased?]
Comp Drill10 o clock am
Recall11 " " "
By order of
Eli G Sellers
Command Regt
Howard W Shipley
Lt and Act Adjt

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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

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Head Quarters 1st Division 5th Corps
Before Petersburg Va October 18th /1864
General Orders No 56

Before a General Court Martial of which Colonel A. L. Pearson 155th Penna Vols is President. Convened at Hd. Qurs. 2nd Brig. 1st Division. 5th Corps. September 17th 1864. Where arrainged [sic] and tried Private Michael Bergin Co "E." 91st Regt Penna Vols

Charge Desertion

Findings not guilty of desertion but Guilty of absence without leave.

Sentence to forfeit all pay and allowances Due him to this date Sept 21st /64. and to serve 3 months after the expiration of original term of Service.

The Proceedings findings and Sentence in the Case of Private Michael Bergin Co "E" 91st Regt. Penna Vols are approved and will be duly carried into effect.

By Command of
Brig. Genl. Griffith
Sighned [sic]
George Monteith
A. A. Genl.

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Head Quarters Military Governor
Alexandria Va. October 5th 1864
General Orders No 75

Before a General Court Martial of Which Lieut Col. J. Steadman 42nd Mass. Vols is President Convened at Alexandria Va. on Thursday September 13th /64 By Virtue of General Order No 51. Dated Hd Qurs. Military Governer [sic] Alexandria Va. September 12th 1864 Where [sic] arrainged [sic] and tried.

x x x x x x

(43) Dennis McCarty Comp "E." 91st Penna Vols. on the following Charge and Specification

Charge - "Desertion"

Specification in this: that Pvt. Dennis McCarty Comp. "E." 91st Penna Vol been [sic] duly enlisted in the military Service of the U.S. did without proper authority absent himself from his Company and Regt. and so remain untill [sic] apprehended in (Citizens [sic] Clothing) on or about the 24th of January 64. At Philadelphia. Pa. this at falmouth Va on or about the 6th of May 63. to which charge and Specification the prisoner. Dennis McCarty Comp "E." 91st Penna Vols pleaded to the

Specification . . . (Guilty)
Charge . . . Not (Guilty)

Findings. the Court having mutually Considered the evidence adduced finds him Dennis McCarty Comp "E." 91st Penna Vol as follows.

Of the Specification = Guilty
Of the Charge - Guilty

Sentence = The Court Does therefore sentence him Dennis McCarty Comp "E." 91st Penn Vols. to Be Returned to his Regt. under Gaurd [sic] for Duty With Loss of all pay and allowances now Due and to forfeit ten Dollars ($10) per month Of his monthly pay for fifteen months and to make Good all time Lost By Desertion.

The proceedings findings and Sentence in the Case of
x x x x x x
Dennis McCarty Comp. "E." 91st Penna Vols. are approved they will Be released from confinement and Returned under Gaurd [sic] to to [sic] his Regt for duty. his sentence will be Carried into effect By his Commanding officer.

By Command of
Brig Genl. J. P. Slough
Sighned [sic] Rolier [?] C. Gale Capt & A.A.G.
Head Quarters 91st Reg Penna Vols. Oct 20th /64
Howard W Shipley, Lt and Act Adjt

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Head Quarters 91st Regt Penna Vet. Vols.
October 22nd 1864.
Special Orders No 101.
Extract,

The following Promotions are hereby ordered in this Regt to take effect from this date.

x x x x x x x x
PrivateGeorge. YoungtoCorporalCo E.
"John H Fenn"" "" "

By Command of
Eli G. Sellers.
Capt Commandg
Howard W Shipley
Lt and Act Adjt

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Head Quarters 91st Regt. Penna Vet Vols
October 22nd 1864.

Sergeant Samuel E. Conrad was relieved from duty and placed under Arrest

by Order of
Officer
Commanding Pickett [sic]

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Head Quarters 91st Regt Penna Vet Vols.
October 25th. 1864.

The following named Enlisted men are [sic] hereby released from arrest and will report for duty immediately.

Sergt Samuel E. Conrad Co "E" 91st Regt Penna Vet Vols

By Order of
Eli G. Sellers.
Capt Command.

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Head Quarters 91st Regt Penna Vet Vols.
September 28th 1864.
Special Order No 89

Lieut. John Graham Co "E" will assume Command of Co "C" and will receipt to Lieut. E. J. Maguigan for all Ordnance & other property in the Company

By Command of
Eli G Sellers
Capt Command
Howard W Shipley
Lt & Act Adjt.

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Head Quarters 91st Regt. Penna Vet Vols
November 5th 1864
General Orders No 15

The following Calls will be observed in this Command untill [sic] further orders.

Reveilie [sic]6.00A M
Police Call7.30" "
Surgeons [sic] Call7.45" "
1st Sergts call8.15" "
Gaurd [sic] Mount8.30" "
Company Drill.9 30 to 10.30A. M.
Non Commis officers School11 to 12M
Squad Drill1 to 2P.M.
Comp or Batallion Drill3 to 4" "
Dress Parade or retreat4.30" "
Commisd officers School7 to 8" "
Tattoo8."
Taps8.30"

I Co Commanders will report the result of their Roll Calls at the Retreat Roll Call

II The Lt Col Commanding also call [sic] the attention of Co. Commanders to Gen. Order. No. 13. from these Head Quarters & Circular of Oct 15th /64. it is imperative that these orders are strictly complied with


By Command of
Eli G Sellers
Lt Col Command.
Howard W Shipley
Lt and Act Adjt

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Head Quarters 91st Regt Penna Vet Vols
November 5th 1864
Special Order No 103

Lieut. John L Graham is hereby relieved from the Command of Co "C." and is assigned to that of Co "A." He will turn over the public property in his possession to 1st Lieut Joseph Everhart. taking his reciept [sic] for the same. He will also reciept [sic] to Capt. Wm. E Michaels for the public property belonging to Co. "A"

By Command of
Eli G Sellers
Lt. Col Command
Howard W Shipley
Lt and Act Adjt.

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Head Quarters 91st Regt P.V.V.
September 24th 1864
Special Order No 84

The following named officers hereby Constitute a Board of Survey to ascertain & report the Amount of Government property in Co "D" for which Lt John Hamill is responsible

Capt James H. Closson
Lt Theo A Hope.
Lt Ewd [sic] J Maguigan

By Command of
Eli G Sellers
Capt Commandg [?]
Howard W Shipley
Lieut and Act Adjt.

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Head Quarters 1st Division 5th Corps
November 19th 1864
General Orders No 60

II Before a General Court martial of which E S Penny [?] 185th N.Y. Vols. is President Convened at Hd. Qrs. 1st Division 5th Corps By Virtue of Genl Orders No 58 from these Head Quarters. Were arraigned and tried.

x x x x x x x x x x

Private Joseph Green Co. "E" 91st Penna Vet Vols Infantry
Charge 1st "Absence without Leave"
Charge 2nd "misbehavour [sic] before the Enemy."
Findings Charge 1st Guilty
" " " 2nd Guilty

Sentence - to forfeit to U.S. ten Dollars per month of his monthly pay for Six months

II The Proceedings findings and Sentence in the foregoing Cases are approved.

By Command of
Brig Genl Griffith
Signed
Geo Monteith
A. A. Genl.

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Head Quarters 5th Army Corps.
November 19th 1864
Special Orders No 288

III The following named enlisted men heretofore Detailed with Battery "C." 5th U.S. Artillery are assighned [sic] for temporary Duty in the Qr. Mr. Dept. of the artillery Brigade.
x x x x x x
Private John McConnell Co "E." 91st Penna Vols
x x x x x x

By Command of
Maj Genl Warren
A. S Marvin
A. A. G.

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Head Quarters 5th Army Corps
January 5th 1864
Special Order No 3
Extract)

II The following Enlisted men are detailed for duty in the Ambulance Corps of 1st Division and will report without delay to the ambulance officer of their respective Brigades
Sergt Samuel E. Conrad Co "E." 91st Penna Vet Vols

By Command of Bvt Maj. Gen. Crawford
(Signed) Fred T Locke
A. A. G.

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Head Quarters 91st Regt P.V.V.
April 24th /64
Special Orders No [blank] [should be 37]

Privt John Scott Comp E is hereby Detailed for a Mounted Pioneer he will Be equiped [sic] with Musket and equipments and Will Report Brig Head Quarters at 6 1/2 O clock A M to morrow the 25th inst

By Command
Jo [sic] H Sinnix [sic]
Lt Col Commdg
Howard W Shipley
Lieut and act adjt

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Head Quarters 91st Regt. Penna Vet Vols.
March 26th 1864
Special Order No 25
Extract

Private Joseph Clowney Co "E" is hereby detailed as Teamster & will report to Capt Hoskins Brig Qr. Mr. Without delay

By Command of
Joseph H Sinex
Lt Col Commandg
Howard W Shipley
Lieut & Act Adjt.

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Head Quarters 91st Regt Pa. V. Vols.
January 15th 1865.
Circular

Sentinels on foot will upon seeing an officer approach within six paces of him halt bring his piece to a "shoulder" face out from the place he is gaurding [sic] and Salute officers above the rank of Captain with a "present." All others With the hand across the breast and remain in position untill [sic] the Officer has passed six paces.

Sentinels on post will carry their pieces on either Shoulder or at a Support

By Command of
Eli G. Sellers
Lieut Col Commandg
J R Allen
1st Lieut & Act Ajdt

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Head Quarters 91st Penna Vet Vols
January 15th 1865
Circular

This Command will be inspected On Thursday the 19th Compy Commanders will have their Commands ready at 9.30. AM on that date fully Armed and Equiped [sic]. with Knapsacks Haversacks & Canteens

[The date could be '17', but Thursday was the 19th.]
By Command of
Eli G Sellers
Lt Col Commandg
John R Allen
1st Lieut & Act Adjt.

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Head Quarters Military Governor
Alexandria Va Jany 10th 1865
Special Orders No 24
Extract

Before a Gen Court Mart of which Capt John B Morris 2nd Regt. Dist. of Columbia Vols is president. Convened at Alexa Va on Monday Dec 19th 1864. By virtue of Para. IV of Gen Orders No 119 dated Hd. Qrs. Military Governor Alexandria Va December 18th 1864. were arraigned and tried

100 Robert Wooden Co "E" 91st Pa Vols on the following Charge & Specification

Charge Desertion

Specification In this that the said Robt Wooden Comp "E" 91st Pa. Vols having been duly enlisted in the military Service of the United States did without proper authority absent himself from his hospital and so remain until apprehended at or near Philadelphia Pa. on or about the 5th day of Sept 1864. this at or near Philadelphia Pa on or About the 29th day of July 1864.

To which Charge & Specification the prisoner Robert Wooden Co "E." 91st Pa Vols pleaded
To the Specification Guilty
To the Charge not Guilty

Findings The Court having maturely Considered the evidence adduced finds the Prisoner Robert Wooden Co "E." 91st Pa Vols. as follows
of the Specification Guilty
of the Charge "Not Guilty" but Guilty of "Absence Without leave"

Sentence The Court does therefore sentence him Robert Wooden Co "E" 91st Pa Vols to be returned to his regiment under gaurd [sic] for duty. to forfeit ten (10) dollars per month of his monthly pay for the Period of Six Months and make good all time lost by Absence.

The procedings [sic] findings & Sentence in the Case of
Robert Wooden Co "E." 91st Pa Vols.
Are approved they will be released from Confinement and returned under gaurd [sic] to their regiment for duty. their Sentence will be Carried into Execution by the Commanding Officer

By Command of
Brig Gen Slough
Rollin C Gale
Capt. & A. A. Gen.

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Head Quarters 91st Regt. Penna. Vet. Vols.
January 16th 1865
Circular

Company Commanders are requested to allow none of their men to Leave Camp

By Command of
Eli. J. Sellers
Lieut Col Command
John R Allan
1st Lieut & Act Adjt.

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Head Quarters 91st Regt Penna Vet Vols
January 25th 1865
Special Order No 7

Company Commanders will at once proceed to have their Company streets & quarters thoroughly policed

Each Company will a pit dug [sic] on Parade Ground on a line with Chimneys two feet from the trench and partially covered

All the wood used by the Companies will be Cut at one place namely on parade Ground oppisite [sic] the Company tents and within 6 paces of the trenches

Hereafter no privilege will be granted to Companies who neglect to Comply with the above order

By Command of
Eli G Sellers
Lt Col Comman
A H Murphy
Lieut and Act Ajdt

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Head Quarters 91st Regt Penna Vet. Vols
January 25th 1865
General Orders No 1

The following Calls will be observed in this Command until further orders.

Revellie [sic]6 1/2 A.M.
Breakfast7 1/2 "
Surg Call8 "
Police "8 1/4 "
1st Sergt Report8 1/2 "
Gaurd [sic] Mount9 "
Company Drill10 to 11 "
Dinner12 M
Non Com Off. Schhool [sic]1 to 2 P.M.
Comp or Batn Drill3 to 4 "
Dress Parade4 1/2 "
Tattoo7 1/2 "
Taps8 "
Com Off School8 1/4 to 9 "

Company Commanders will make a report of their Commands to regimental Head Quarters at Revellie [sic] Retreat & Tattoo

By Command of
Eli G Sellers
Lieut Col. Command
A. H Murphy
Lieut and Act. Adjt.

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Head Quarters 5th Army Corps
February 13 [?] 1865
Special Order No 7
Extract

The following Enlisted men are detailed for duty in the Ambulance Corps 1st Div and will report without delay to the amb. Officer of their respective Brigade

Private Robert T Earnest Co "E" 91st Regt P. Vet Vols

By Command of
Maj Gen [illegible]
Fred. T Locke
A. A. Gen

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Head Quarters Provost Marshall Third [?] District [illegible word]
No [illegible number] Brown [?] St. Philadelphia November 2nd 1864

Charge & Specification preferred against Private John Garrity of Company "E" 91st Regiment Penna Vols.

Charge
Absence Without leave

Specification in this that Said Private John Garrity of Company "E" 91st Regt Pennsylvania Vols. did without proper authority absent himself from his company Regiment & Post from the 14th day of July to the 2nd day of November 1864. When he was apprehended and delivered to Captain Jacob S. Stretch Provost Marshall 3rd District Pennsylvania at his Head quarters.

This at McClellan Hospital Philadelphia, Pa. on or about the 14th day of July 1864.

Jacob S. Stretch
Capt & Provost Marshal
3rd District Penn
Witness
Preston E Lewis
Comp "E" 186 Pa Vols

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Head Quarters Military Governor
Alexandria Va, January 14th 1865
General Orders No 30 [?]

Extract

Before a Genl Court Marshal [sic] of which Capt. John B Morris 2nd Regt. D. C. Vols is President Convened at Alexandria Va on Monday December 19th [?] 1864. By Virtue of Paragraph IV of Genl. Order No 119. dated Hd Qrs, Military Governor Alexandria Va December 19th 1864, were arraigned & tried

[illegible number] John Garrity Company "E" 91st Regt. Pa Vols on the following Charge & Specification


Charge - Desertion

Specification In this: that the Said John Garrity Compy "E" 91st Pa. Vols., having been duly Enlisted in the Military Service of the U.S. did without proper authority absent himself from his hospital and so remained until apprehended at or near Philadelphia or or about the 29th of October 1864. This at or near Philadelphia Pa on or about the 14th day of July 1864.

To which Charge & Specification the prisoner John Garrity Co "E" 91st Regt Pa Vols pleaded

To the Specification Guilty

Of the Charge. Not Guilty

Findings. The court having maturely Considered the Evidence finds the Prisoner John Garrity Co "E" 91st Pa Vols as follows

of the Specification Guilty

" " Charge Guilty

Sentence.

The Court does therefore Sentence him John Garrity Co E 91st Pa Vols to be assigned to duty with such regiment as the Gen Commanding may direct with loss of all pay & allowances now due him, to forfeit ten (10) Dollars per month of his monthly pay for the period of his term of Service And make good all time lost by absence.

The proceedings findings & Sentence in the Case of

John Garrity Co "E" 91st Pa. Vols

are approved they will be delivered to the Provost Marshal [sic] Gen. A of P. for assignment to duty with such regiment as he may designate and this Sentence will be Executed

By Command of
Brig Genl F Slough
Rollin C Gale, Capt & A A G

Official
John L Graham
Lieut & Adjt [perhaps "act Adjt"; this line is exceptionally dark]

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Head Quarters, Military Governor
Alexandria Va Feb 3rd 1865.
Genl Orders No 102

Extract

Before a Gen Court Mar, of which Captain H. J. Hawkins 6th Regiment Maryland Vols. is President. Convened at Alexandria Va. on Monday January 23rd 1865. by Virtue of Para VI of Gen. Ord, No 61. dated Hd. Qrs. Military Governor Alexa Va January 22nd 1865 were arranged [sic] and tried.

30 John Robinson Co "E" 91st P.V. on the following Charge & Specifacation [sic]
Charge ... Desertion
Specification. In this that the said John Robinson Co "E" 91st Pa Vols having been duly Enlisted in the Military Service of the U.S. did without proper Authority absent himself from his Company and Regiment, and so remain until apprehended at or near Delaware Co. Pa, on or about the 25th Day of December 1864. This at or near Philadelphia Pa on or about the 10th Day of June 1864.

To which Charge & Specification the Prisoner John Robison [sic] Compy "E" 91st Pa Vols Pleaded.

To the Specification Guilty

" the Charge Not Guilty


Findings

The Court having maturely Considered the Evidence adduced finds the Prisoner John Robinson Co "E" 91st Pa Vols as follows.

of the Specification ... Guilty

" " Charge ... Guilty


Sentence.

The Court does therefore Sentence him John Robinson Comp "E" 91st Pa Vols to be returned to his regiment under gaurd [sic] for duty to make good all time lost by absence to forfeit all pay & Allowances now due. and the Sum of ten (10) Dollars per month of his monthly pay for the period of twelve months.

The proceedings findings & Sentence in the Cases of

John Robinson Co. "E" 91st Pa Vols.

are approved They will be released and [an erased word; perhaps 'returned'] from Confinement and returned under gaurd [sic] to their regiment for duty. their Sentence will be Carried into execution by the Commandg Officer

By Command of
Brig Genl. J P. Slough
Rollin C. Gale Capt & Act. G.

Official
John L Graham
Lieut & Act Adjt

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Head Quarters, Mil. Gov
Alexd Va. Feb 4th 1865.
Gen. Ord No 104

Extract.

Before a Gen. Court Mar. of which Maj Alexd Walker 7th Regt Mich. Cav. is President. Convened at Alexd Va. on Monday Jan 23rd 1865. by Virtue of para IV of Gen Ord. No 61. dated Hd Qrs Mil. Gov. Alexd. Va. Jan 22nd 1865. were arraigned & tried

37. Frank P. Donahue Corpl Co "E" 91st Pa Vols
on the following Charge & Specification
Charge ---- Desertion
Specification. In this that the said Frank P. Donahue Enlisted in Co "E" 91st Regt Pa Vols having been duly enlisted in the Military Service of the U.S. did without proper authority absent himself from his Camp and so remain until apprehended at or near Phila Pa. on or about the 10th Day of Jan. 1865. This at or near Camp Distribution Va. on or about the 21st day of December 1864.

To which Charge & Specification the prisoner, Frank P Donahue Corpl Co "E" 91st Pa Vols pleaded ..

To the Specification ... Guilty

" " Charge ... Not Guilty

The Court having maturely Considered the Evidence adduced finds the prisoner Frank P. Donahue Corpl Co "E" 91st Pa. Vols as follows

of the Specification -- "Guilty"

of the Charge -- Not Guilty" but Guilty of "Absence Without Leave"


Sentence

The Court does therefore Sentence him Frank P Donahue Corpl Co "E" 91st Pa Vols to be returned to his regiment under gaurd [sic] for duty with Loss of all pay & allowances now due and make good the time lost by absence.

The proceedings findings & Sentence in the Cases of
Frank P Donahue Corpl Co "E" 91st PV
Are approved. They will be released from Confinement and returned under gaurd [sic] to their regt. for duty.

Their sentence will be Carried into execution by the Commandg [?] Officer

By Command of
Brig Genl J P Slough
Rollin C Gale
Capt. A.A. Genl

Official
John L Graham
Lieut & Act Adjt

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Head Qurs 1st Div. 5th Corps
April 22nd /64
Special Orders No 60

Extract

1st On the Recommendation Of his Brigade and Regimental Commanders Private Frank Braceland Co E 91st Regt P.V.V is hereby Relieved from arrest and Returned to Duty without trial On Condition that he makes Good all time Lost By Desertion and forfeits all Pay and allowances for the time Of his absence

By Command Of
Brig Gen Griffin
(Sgd) C. B. Marvine act adjt Genl.
Hd Qurs 1st Brig 1st Div 5th Corps
April 22nd /64
Official
(Sgd) Jos P. Conrad
A. A. A. G.

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Hd Qurs 91st Regt P V. V
March 15th 65 [could be 13th]
Special Orders No 15

Private Joseph Rementor Co E is hereby Detailed as Hospital Attendant and will Report to these Head Quarters without Delay

By Command Of
Eli G Sellers
Lt Col Comdg.
John L. Graham
Lt and Act. Adjt

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Head Quarters 5th Army Corps
May 29th 1865
Special Orders No 117.
Extract

6. Sergt Samuel E Conrad Compy "E" 91st P.V. is relieved from Duty in the Ambulance Corps 1st Div. to Enable him to receive promotion and will at once rejoin his Company
x x x x

By Command of
Bvt Maj Genl Griffin
(Sgd) Fred T Locke
A A Genl
Hd Qrs 1st Div. 5 Corps May 29 /65
Official
(Sgd) Wm Frawler [?]
Capt & A. A. Genl
Head Quarters 3d Brig. 1st Div 5th Corps May 29 /1865
Official (Sgd) E. C. Shepard Maj & A. A. A. Genl
Hd Qrs 91st PV. May 30 /65
Official J R Allen (Adjt)

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War Dept. A. G. O
Washington March 8th 1865.
Genl Order No [?] 31

The following Acts of Congress are published for the information of all Concerned.

I Public No 57.

An Act to Amend the Several Acts here to fore passed to provide for the Enrolling & Calling out of the National forces & for other purposes.

Extract

Sec 2. And be it further enacted that Non Com officers & Privates in the Volunteer Service Shall recieve [sic] the Same amount of Clothing as Non Com. Off. & Privates of the Same Arm of the Regular Army

Approved March 3rd /1865.

By Order of the Sec of War.
E. D. Townsend
A. A. Genl
Official
J R Allen.
Lieut & Adjt.

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Hd Qrs 1st Div. 5th Army Corps
May 30th 1865.
Special Order No 63
Extract

III The following named enlisted men are hereby detailed for duty in the Provost Gaurd [sic] at these Hd. Qrs. and will report without delay to Capt Donnell Pro. Marshal

x x x x x
Private William Roesh Co. "E." 91st Regt. P.V.V.
By Command of
Brig Genl Chamberlain
Sgd. Wm Fowler
A. A. G.
Hd. Qrs. 3rd Brig. 1st Div. 5th Corps
May 30th 1865
Official (Sd) E O Shepard.
A. A. A. Genl.
Hd Qrs. 91st Regt P.V.V
May 31 /1865
Official
J R Allen
Adjt

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Hd Qrs 1st Div 5th Army Corps
May 30th 1865.
Special Orders No 63
Extract

VI The following named enlisted men are hereby detailed for duty (as nurses) in the Div Hosptl and will report to Surg. Thomas Surg in Charge without delay.

x x x x x x
Private John Henry Co. "E" 91st Regt. P.V.V.

By Command of
Brig Genl. Chamberlain
(Sd) Wm Fowler
A A Gen.
Hd Qrs 3rd Brig 1st Div. 5th Army Corps
May 30th 1865.
Official
Sgd C O [?] Shepard
Hd Qrs 91st P.V.V.
May 31st/1865
official
J R Allen
Adjutant

[edited version]

Hd Qrs 91st Pa V Vols
May 31st 1865
Special Orders No. 31

The following changes are hereby ordered in this Command to take effect from the date set oppisite [sic] their respective names.

Sergt Samuel E Conrad to be 1st Sergt. Co "E" May 26th 1865.

By Command of
Eli G Sellers
Lieut Col Commandg
J R Allen
Adjt.

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Hd Qrs 5th Army Corps
May 31st 1865
Special Order No 119
(Extract)

x x x x x x

8. In Compliance with Special Order No 135 from Hd. Qrs. Army of the Potomac of May 29th 1865. 1st Lieut J. L. Graham Co. "E". 91st Pa Vols is detailed to conduct to their proper States [sic] Rendezvous a detachment of the 91st Penna Vols. Mustered out of the service. Lieut Graham will report to the Chief Mustering Officer for the State of Penna at the Rendezvous and so soon as he shall have completed this Duty he will rejoin his Command.

The Qr Mrs. Dept. Will furnish the necessary transportation

x x x x

By Command of
Bvt Maj Genl Griffin
(Sgd) Fred T Locke.
Bvt Col & A. A. A. G.
Hd Qrs 1st Div. 5th Corps.
May 31st 1865
(Official)
(Sgd) [crossed out: E O Shepard] Wm Fowler, A.A.Gen.
Hd Qrs 3rd Brig 1st Div 5th Corps
May 31st 1865
Official.
Sgd.
E O Sheppard
Hd Qrs 91st P.V.V.
May 31st 1865
Official
J R. Allen
Adjutant

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Hd Qrs 1 Div 5. AC [note: '1' appears to be written over '5']
June 4 1865
Special Orders No 67

The following named Enlisted men are hereby detailed for duty in the 1st Div train and will Report without delay, to Capt Ribster [??] Qr master 1 Brig, at Division Train

Private James Harley Co "E" 91st Penna Vols. Teamster

By Command of Brig General Chamberlain
(Sgd) William Fowler
A A General
Hd. Qrs 3rd Brig 1 Div 5 Corps
June 4th /865 [sic]
Official
The above mentioned Enlisted men are ordered to Report at these Hd Qrs before seven [??] o clock this P.M
By Command of
Col. J C Edmunds
Comd 3rd Brig
(Sgd) E C Shepard
A A A Genl
Hd Qrs 91st Pa Vet Vols
June 5 /65
Official
J. R. Allan
Adjt

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Hd Qrs. 91st Pa Vols
June 16th 1865
Special Order No 36

The following promotions are hereby ordered in this Regiment to take effect from the date set opposite to their respective names.

CorporalJohn Fennto beSergtCo "E"June 1st 1865
"George Young" """ "" " 1865
PrivateCharles Yost" "Corporal" "" " 1865
"Michael McCartney""" "" " 1865

By Command of
Eli G Sellers
Lieut Col Commandg
William Latournu [sic]
1st Lieut & Act Adjt.

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Hd Qrs 5th Army Corps
June 5th 1865.
Special Orders No 124

II The following Enlisted Men are detailed for duty in the Qr, Mr, Dept. at these Hd, Qrs. and will report without delay to Lieut Col A S Thomas chief Qr Mr 5th A C.

Privt James Devlin Co "E" 91st Pa V Vols

By Command of
Bvt Maj Genl Griffin
(Sigd) Fred T Locke
A A Genl
Hd Qr 1 Div 5 A C
June 5th /1865
official
(Sgd) Wm Fowler
A A Genl
Hd Qr 3rd Brig 1 Div 5 Corps
June 5th 1865
Official
E O Shepard
A A A Genl
Hd Qrs 91st P.V.V,
June 6th /1865.
Official
J R Allen
Adjt

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Hd Qrs 5th Army Corps
June 5th 1865.
Special Orders No 124

II Private William Foote Co "E" 91st Penna Vols. is detailed for duty as Mounted Messenger at these Head Qrs and will report without delay to Bvt Col Fred T Locke, A A Genl 5th Army Corps

By Command of
Bvt Maj Genl Griffin
Signd Fred T Locke
Bvt Col & A A Genl
Hd Qrs 1 Div 5 Army Corps
June 5 1865
official
(Sgd) Wm Fowler
A A Genl
Head Qrs 3 Brig 1 Div 5 Corps
June 5 1865
official
(Sgd) E O Shepard
A A A Genl.
Hd Qrs 91st Pa V Vols
June 6th 1865
J R Allen
Adjt

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Head Qurs 1 Div 5 A C
June 9th 1865
Special Order No 72

II The following named enlisted men are hereby detailed for duty at 3rd Brig Hd. Qrs. and will report to A. A. A. Genl without delay

Private John Huver [???] Co "E" 91st Pa Vols.
[I suspect I have misread the name, but I have not been able to identify him.]

By Command of
Brig Genl Chamberlain
(Sgd) Wm Fowler A A Genl
Hd Qrs 3 Brig 1 Div 5 A.C.
June 9" 1865
Official
(Sgd) Chas F Sawyer A A Genl
Hd Qrs 91st Pa V Vols June 9" 1865
Official
J R Allen, Adjutant

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Hd Qrs 1 Div 5 A Corps
June 7th 1865
Special Orders No 70

The following named enlisted men are detailed for duty in the Qurt. Mr. Dept. this Division and will report immediately to Major Beaver A. Q. M.

Pvt Dennis McCarty Co "E" 91st Pa Vols as teamster

By Command of
Brig Genl Chamberlain
(Sgd) Wm Fowler
Hd Qrs 3rd Brig 1 Div 5. A. C.
June 7th 1865
official
(Sgd) Chas F Sawyer
Capt and A A A Genl
Hd Qr 91st Pa V Vols
June 8th 1865
official
J R Allen
Adjutant

[edited version]

Hd Qrs 5 A Corps
June 9th 1865
Special Order No 128
Extract

Private William Foote Co "E" 91st Pa Vols is relieved from duty at these Hd. Qr. and will at once rejoin his regiment

By Command of Bvt Maj Genl Griffin
Sd Fred T Locke
A A Genl
Hd Qrs 1 Div 5 A C
June 9" 1865
Official
Sd Wm Fowler A A Genl
Hd Qrs 3rd Brig 1 Div 5 A C
June 9" 1865
Official
(Sd) Chas F Sawyer A. A. Genl
Hd Qrs 91st Pa V Vols.
June 9th 1865
Official J R Allen Adjutant

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Head Qrs 1st Div 5th A Corps
June 26th 1865.
Special Orders No 81
Extract.

1 The following named Enlisted men are hereby detailed for duty in the Qr. Mr. Dept. of 1st Div. 5th A.C. and will report for duty to Capt John P Webster A. C. [?] Q. M.

Private Samuel Schwartz Co E 91st P.V.V.

By Command of
Brig Genl Chamberlain
(Sgd) Wm Fowler
Capt & A. A. G.
Hd Qrs 3rd Brig 1 Div 5 A.C.
June 26th 1865
Official
(Sgd) John [?] Bankers
A A Genl.
Hd Qrs 91st P.V. Vols.
June 26th /1865
Official
John L Graham
Lieut & Act Adjt

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Head Qrs 3 Brig 1 Div 5th A. Corps
June 27th 1865
Special Order No 55

1 The following named enlisted men are hereby detailed for duty in the Dept. of this Brig. and will report immediately

PrivateJoseph CampbellCo "E"91st P.V.VGaurd [sic] Qr. Mr. Dept
"John L Carey" "" " "Sub. Dept.

By Command of
Col J. C. Edmonds
(Sgd) J Bankerd
Ast. Adjt Genl.
Hd Qrs 91st P. V. Vols
June 27th 1865
Official
John L Graham
Lieut & Act Adjt.

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Head Qrs 91st Pa V. Vols.
March 31st 1865.
Special Orders No --

Lieut. John L Graham is hereby assigned to the Command of Co "E" & will reciept [sic] to Capt Theo A Hope for all ordnance & Stores & other property belonging to said Company.

By Command of
Eli G Sellers
Lieut Col Command
J R Allen
Lieut & Adjt Act. [sic]

[edited version]

Head Qrs 91st PV
July 5 1865
Special Order No 39

The following promotions are hereby ordered in the Command to take effect from July 1st 1865

CorpGeorge Hamptonto be SergtCo E
"George W Keever [??]" "Corpl" "
"Edward J Farrell" """ "

By Command
Eli G Sellers
Lieut Col Commdg
John L Graham
Lieut & Act Adjt

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