91st PA--descriptive roll of company A, part 1

Descriptive roll for company A, entries 1 through 20

Descriptive roll entries
1 to 20
21 to 40
41 to 60
61 to 80
81 to 100
101 to 120
121 to 140
141 to 160
161 to 180
181 to 187

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1

[NAMES] Austin Samuel C

[AGE.] 26

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 4 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pa.s

[OCCUPATION.] Brass Turner

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 21st /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate of Disability [the date follows, but is too light for me to read]


[The next entry is not numbered, and is written between the first two entries.]

 

[NAMES] Andrew Benjamin

[AGE.]

[HEIGHT.]

[COMPLEXION.]

[EYES.]

[HAIR.]

[WHERE BORN.]

[OCCUPATION.]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Nov 22

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Lt Hamburg [?]

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Discharged by order Judge Allison [?] Jan 8 /62 as being a minor


2

[NAMES] Agnew Johnson

[AGE.] 19

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Gray

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pa

[OCCUPATION.] Brick M [the rest is lost in the binding]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 23d

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Discharged by reason of expiration of term of Service Dec. 8/ 64


3

[NAMES] Browning Jacob

[AGE.] 19

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pa

[OCCUPATION.] Mould

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 23d

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Smith

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Absent wounded [probably when the regiment mustered out on 10 July 1865]


4

[NAMES] Barnes John H [the 'H' is written over another letter]

[AGE.] 38

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pa

[OCCUPATION.] Teamst[er]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 16th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Smith

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[blank]


5

[NAMES] Bernstine, Gustavus J

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Saxon Germany

[OCCUPATION.] Coch [sic; sc. 'Coach'] Ma [presumably 'Maker']

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 9th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt McArthur [?]

[TERM.] 3 Years.

[REMARKS.]

Died at Indianna [sic] Hospital Washington D. C. April 13th 1862


6

[NAMES] Blake George

[AGE.] 22

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 10 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Millville New Jersey

[OCCUPATION.] Glass Blo[wer]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 27th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Starr

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Transferred to Vet. Res. Corps April 1st 1865 by order of Secretary of War


7

[NAMES] Collins Newton

[AGE.] 26

[HEIGHT.] [blank]

[COMPLEXION.] [blank]

[EYES.] [blank]

[HAIR.] [blank]

[WHERE BORN.] [blank]

[OCCUPATION.] [blank]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 28th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Dye ['Dye' is written over something]

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Transfered to Co. I Capt Carrie December 4th 1861


8

[NAMES] Coster John

[AGE.] 44

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pa

[OCCUPATION.] Tobacconi[st]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 19th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Smith

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

[blank]


9

[NAMES] Chemin Eugene T

[AGE.] 22

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Parris [sic] France

[OCCUPATION.] Guilder

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 12

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Starr

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[This is crossed out.] Reported missing in Campaign in Pennsylvania and ordered to be dropped from rolls by order of Genl Garrard July 9th /63

Discharged June 9th 1865 for Disability by I. [?] H. Taylor [?] Surg. U.S. Vols.


10

[NAMES] Elbertis Philip C

[AGE.] 20

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Middeton Pa

[OCCUPATION.] Druggist

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 21st

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Promoted to Hospital Steward of Regt

transf to Reg [??] USA Date not known


11

[NAMES] Eyre Benjamin B

[AGE.] 23

[HEIGHT.] [blank]

[COMPLEXION.] [blank]

[EYES.] [blank]

[HAIR.] [blank]

[WHERE BORN.] [blank]

[OCCUPATION.] [blank]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 20th /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Starr

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Promoted to 2d Lieut Co I December 2 /61


12

[NAMES] Eyre George W

[AGE.] 29

[HEIGHT.] [blank]

[COMPLEXION.] [blank]

[EYES.] [blank]

[HAIR.] [blank]

[WHERE BORN.] [blank]

[OCCUPATION.] [blank]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 20th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Starr

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Promoted to 1st Lieut and Qr Master of Regt. October 4 /61


13

[The name is crossed out]

[NAMES] Fritzinger James

[AGE.] 40

[HEIGHT.] [blank]

[COMPLEXION.] [blank]

[EYES.] [blank]

[HAIR.] [blank]

[WHERE BORN.] [blank]

[OCCUPATION.] [blank]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 28th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Dye [?]

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Deserted between Aug 2nd 1861 and 31st Oct 1861


14

[NAMES] Fox Thomas R

[AGE.] 23

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark ['Dark' seems to be written over 'light']

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Black

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pa

[OCCUPATION.] Clerk

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 23rd

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Smith

[TERM.] 3 Years.

[REMARKS.]

Discharged for Disability. Date not known


15

[NAMES] Fox Edward W [?]

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pa

[OCCUPATION.] Clerk

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 20th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Starr

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Discharged by reason of Expiration of term of service August 31st 1864


16

[NAMES] Forsyth Penrose

[AGE.] 19

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pa

[OCCUPATION.] Farmer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 17th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Smith

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[crossed out: ] Reported missing in campaign in Pennsylvania and dropped from Rolls by order of Genl Garrard July 9th /63

Absent Sick [presumably when the regiment mustered out]


17

[NAMES] Fraters Fredrick

[AGE.] 30

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pa

[OCCUPATION.] Machinist

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 12th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Starr

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Absent Sick [when the regiment mustered out on 10 July 1865]


18

[NAMES] Fisher Jacob P

[AGE.] 31

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pa

[OCCUPATION.] Butcher

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 9th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt McArthur

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[blank]


19

[NAMES] Faries Francis A

[AGE.] 24

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pa

[OCCUPATION.] Brick Lay[er]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 23

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Starr

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Discharged for expiration of term of Service Aug 23 /64


20

[NAMES] Godfrey Stephen

[AGE.] 23

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] France

[OCCUPATION.] Cabnet M[aker]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 17th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Smith

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Discharged Sept 30 /64 by expiration of term of service


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