91st PA--descriptive roll of company B, part 7

Descriptive roll for company B, [third] entries 1 through 20

Descriptive roll entries
1 to 20
21 to 43
1 to 20
21 to 40
41 to 60
61 to 74
1 to 20
21 to 40
41 to 60
61 to 80
81 to 100
101 to 112

Related files:
summary of ages at enlistment
summary of pre-war occupations
summary of descriptions (height, complexion, eye and hair color, birthplace)

[I have proofread this file]
[source: Descriptive book, company B, 91st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, National Archives and Records Administration]
[I have made formatting changes to improve legibility.]

1

[NAMES] Donald Knox

[AGE.] 29

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Marble [?] cut[ter]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mch 19th /64

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Lt Gregory

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Mustered by Lt Snyder

Promoted to 1st Sergeant per Regimental S.O. No 16 March 1, 1865

Bounty due $400. Rec $60 Bounty + 1 month pay in advance $13 [?]

Wounded on the 30th of Sept 1865 [sic; presumably 30 Sep 64] near Pepans' [?] Farm


2

[NAMES] James Rulon

[AGE.] 40

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 9 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Penna

[OCCUPATION.] M[a]ch[i]nist

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Dec 25 /63

[WHERE.] Bealton Va

[BY WHOM.] Lt Carpenter

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Mustered by Lt Swan

Promoted to 2nd Sergt

Promoted to Sergt from the Ranks May 31. 64


3

[NAMES] John Graham

[AGE.] 31

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Carpenter ['Laborer' is crossed out]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Dec 25 /63

[WHERE.] Bealton Va

[BY WHOM.] Lt Carpenter

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Mustered by Lt Swan

Promoted to 3rd Sergt per Reg S.O. No 3. March [sic; actually January] 7, 1865


4

[NAMES] James Chism

[AGE.] 30

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Dec 25 /63

[WHERE.] Bealton Va

[BY WHOM.] Lt Carpenter

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Mustered by Lt Swan

Promoted to 1st Corporal

Wounded at Spottsylvania

Returned to duty


5

[NAMES] Saml Leforge

[AGE.] 22

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 9 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Sandy

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Penn

[OCCUPATION.] Ship Carp[enter]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mch 29 /64

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Lt Gregory

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Promoted to Corporal

Mustered by Lt Hildeman

Bounty due $300


6

[NAMES] Patrick Byrne

[AGE.] 23

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Clerk

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Dec 25 /63

[WHERE.] Bealton Va

[BY WHOM.] Lt Carpenter

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Mustered by Lt Swan


7

[NAMES] David Vance

[AGE.] 30

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Dec 25 /63

[WHERE.] Bealton Va

[BY WHOM.] Lt Carpenter

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Mustered by Lt Swan


8

[NAMES] Edwin J Burr

[AGE.] 28

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 3/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Northumberland Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Hotel Keep[er]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 5 /62

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Lt Gregory

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Mustered by Lt Gregory


9

[NAMES] Samuel Edwards

[AGE.] [blank]

[HEIGHT.] [blank]

[COMPLEXION.] [blank]

[EYES.] [blank]

[HAIR.] [blank]

[WHERE BORN.] [blank]

[OCCUPATION.] [blank]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Nov 21 /62

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Lt Gregory

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Mustered by Lt Gregory


10

[NAMES] Griffith Williams

[AGE.] 45

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 9 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Chestnut

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Printer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Dec 2 /61

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Lt Kayser

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Mustered by Lt Kayser

Wounded on the 18th of June


11

[NAMES] John Whiteman

[AGE.] 25

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 1/8 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penn

[OCCUPATION.] Night Worker

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Jan 15 /64

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Capt Strech

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Mustered by Capt Strech

$21.97

Bounty due $300

Wounded on the 18th of June 64

Returned to duty and wounded on the 27th Oct 64, near Hatchers Run


12

[NAMES] John Baird [written below the name: ] descriptive list sent May 26, 65.

[AGE.] 25

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Brown

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Germany

[OCCUPATION.] Sailor

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Jan 25 /64

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Capt Palmer

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Mustered by Capt Palmer

$29.25


13

[NAMES] A. J. Hill

[AGE.] 19

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Brown

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penn

[OCCUPATION.] Iron Work[er]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mch 12 /64

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Lt Gregory

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Mustered by Capt. Nicolas

Discharged per special order 277 War Department Aug 22, 1864


14

[NAMES] Edwd C. Sykes

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 6 feet 1 inch

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Black

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penn

[OCCUPATION.] Carpenter

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mch 14 /64

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Lt Gregory

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Mustered by Lt Burke

$18.80

Bounty due $300

Wounded on the 18th June 64

Returned to duty January 1865


15

[NAMES] Wm G Kells

[AGE.] [blank]

[HEIGHT.] [blank]

[COMPLEXION.] [blank]

[EYES.] [blank]

[HAIR.] [blank]

[WHERE BORN.] [blank]

[OCCUPATION.] [blank]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] April 14 /64

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Lt Gregory

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Mustered by [blank]

Wounded at North Anna

Still at Hospital Mch 22, 65


16

[NAMES] Wm Nicolas

[AGE.] 27

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Florid

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] France

[OCCUPATION.] Clerk

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 7 /64

[WHERE.] Wmsport

[BY WHOM.] 18th dist

[TERM.] 1 year

[REMARKS.]

Substitute

Error in Entering name should be Nicolas Mellion ['originally' is written above the line between 'Entering' and 'name']


17

[NAMES] Anthony Gally

[AGE.] 24

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 7 /64

[WHERE.] Wmsport

[BY WHOM.] 18th dist

[TERM.] 1 year

[REMARKS.]

Substitute


18

[NAMES] Wm D. Ravaux

[AGE.] 24

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 9 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Florid

[EYES.] Gray

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Belgium

[OCCUPATION.] Clerk

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 7 /64

[WHERE.] Wmspt

[BY WHOM.] 18th dist

[TERM.] 1 year

[REMARKS.]

Substitute

Wounded on the 27th Oct 64 near Hatchers Run

Mch 22. 65 Still at Hospital


19

[NAMES] Jean Collin

[AGE.] 23

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] France

[OCCUPATION.] Machinist

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 7 /64

[WHERE.] Wmsprt

[BY WHOM.] 18th dist

[TERM.] 1 year

[REMARKS.]

Substitute


20

[NAMES] Jacob Schneller

[AGE.] 38

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 10 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Germany

[OCCUPATION.] Carpenter

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 7. 64

[WHERE.] Harrisbg

[BY WHOM.] 14th dist

[TERM.] 1 year

[REMARKS.]

Substitute


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