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

Descriptive roll for company C, 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 139
140 to 159
160 to 179
180 to 189

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[source: Descriptive book, company C, 91st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, National Archives and Records Administration]
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[1]

[NAMES] Sage, John

[AGE.] 33

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 10 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] Pa [the rest of the word is lost in the binding]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 20th 1861

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

[three or four illegible words]

Scar on right side of Forehead [?]

July [heart outline, followed by illegible date and year] on left arm


[2]

[NAMES] Delavan, James

[AGE.] 34

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] B [the rest is lost in the binding]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [Aug] 20th [1861]

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Heavy [?] scar on right thumb

Discharged


[3]

[NAMES] Maguigan Edward J.

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 30th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Promoted to 2nd Lieut

Resigned


[4]

[NAMES] Stewart, John

[AGE.] 22 ['19' is crossed out]

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] Cl [the rest is lost in the binding]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug [?] 20th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Killed in action 18 June /64


[5]

[NAMES] Evans Charles M.

[AGE.] 26

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 11 1/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Blk

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 24th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Scar on right groin

Blue anchor on left arm

Discharged


[6]

[NAMES] Bisbing John

[AGE.] 36

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 11 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] Co [the rest is lost in the binding]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug [?] 27th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Scar on Right leg + Right fore finger

Killed in action May 3rd /63


[7]

[NAMES] Carpenter William H.

[AGE.] 28

[HEIGHT.] 6 feet 0 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Bucks Co Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible] 27th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Scar on right Great toe from cut [?].

Transferred to Invalid Corp


[8]

[NAMES] Myers William H.

[AGE.] 24

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible] 20th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Scar over right eye

Blue star [?--perhaps 'scar'] on back of left hand.

Discharged


[9]

[NAMES] Baker Ambrose

[AGE.] 34

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 11 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] Cl [the rest is lost in the binding]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible] 2nd

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Starr

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

killed in action 9 /64


[10]

[NAMES] Tierney, James

[AGE.] 34

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Lt Blue

[HAIR.] Dk Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] C [the rest is lost in the binding]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible] 18th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Smith

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Scar on Left Leg

Killed in action /64


[11]

[NAMES] Brown William H.

[AGE.] 25

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] B [the rest is lost in the binding]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sep 13th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Starr

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Scar on breast from blister [?]

Killed Dec 13 /62


[12]

[NAMES] Smith Joseph E.

[AGE.] 31

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 3/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Brown

[HAIR.] [2 words; the first may be 'Blk']

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] Ha [the rest is lost in the binging]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 24th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Scars on left side of neck - from Scrofula

Discharged time out


[13]

[NAMES] Bournonville, Charles

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Brown

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] - [?]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 20th [?]

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Discharged


[14]

[NAMES] Gilbert, Joseph

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 10 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] B [The rest is lost in the binding]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 20th [?]

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Hair mole on left cheek

Heavy scar on back of left hand

Promoted to Capt Oct 10th /64


[15]

[NAMES] Wilson, William H.

[AGE.] 31

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 1/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] Mar [the rest is lost in the binding]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 16th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Smith

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Shot wound on left wrist

cap [?] marks on right side

Discharged


[16]

[NAMES] Bancker Meriners

[AGE.] 17

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet - inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blk

[HAIR.] Blk

[WHERE BORN.] Harrisburg Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] Sega[r] [perhaps 'Segar maker']

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct [?] 11th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Keyser

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

[blank]


[17]

[NAMES] Cox Salathiel

[AGE.] 28

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 11 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Montgomery Penn

[OCCUPATION.] B [the rest is lost in the binding]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 20th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Plenty of India ink marks on Arms

Discharged time out


[18]

[NAMES] John Banning

[AGE.] 30

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 10 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Dublin Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Wea [the rest is lost in the binding]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 10th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt McArthur

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Killed in action


[19]

[NAMES] Bartells, Henry

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 10 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 29th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt McArthur

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Deserter


[20]

[NAMES] Brown Andrew

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 10 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Tyrone Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Mai [the rest is lost in the binding]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 27th

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Col Reiff

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Scar on the side of left eye

Killed in action 18 June /64


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