91st PA--descriptive roll of company E, part 3

Descriptive roll for company E (entries 41 to 60)

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 179
180 to 197

[I have proofread and edited this file.]
[source: Descriptive book, company E, 91st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, National Archives and Records Administration]
[see the notes before entry 1 for information about when the descriptive roll was written, and about my transcription.]
[related file: summary of ages at enlistment]
[related file: summary of pre-war occupations]
[related file: summary of descriptions (height, complexion, eye and hair color, birthplace)]

[NO.] 41

[NAMES] Francis D. Harrigan

[AGE.] 24

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 5 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Carpenter

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 28 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Musterd [sic] into Service By Col Reiff

Promoted to Corpl for soldierly apperances [sic]

Discharged the service By Reason expiration Of term Of service


[NO.] 42

[NAMES] Charles Haughy

[AGE.] 23

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 4 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Pasely Scotland

[OCCUPATION.] Teamster

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 4 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Capt Stover

Deserted the service

apprehended 4th 64 [sic]

Pay Dedicot [sic] for time Lost By Desertion By Regt Order

Killed in action at Laurel Hill [This should be Spottsylvania Court House.] Va On the 12 Day Of May /64 While Chargeing [sic] the enemys [sic] Works


[NO.] 43

[NAMES] William Jeffries

[AGE.] 22

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 1/4 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Varnisher

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Dec 24 /63

[WHERE.] Bealton Va

[BY WHOM.] Lt Carpenter

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Swann

Reinlisted [sic] as Veteran Vol

Promoted to Corpl for soldierly Conduct

Promoted to sergt for Bravery On the Battle field

slightly Wounded at the Battle Of Fredericks Burg Va Dec 10 /62 [Bates has 13 December, which seems more plausible.]

Wounded in Rist [sic] at the engagement at Hatchier [sic] Crick [sic] Va Oct 27 /64


[NO.] 44

[NAMES] William Johnson

[AGE.] 27

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 9 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Black

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Brick Layer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 26 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Col Reiff

Discharged By Reason Of Disibility [sic]


[NO.] 45

[NAMES] George W. Keever

[AGE.] 24

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 5 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Cigar Mak

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Dec 24 /63

[WHERE.] Bealton Va

[BY WHOM.] Lt Carpenter

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut. Swann

Reinlisted [sic] as Veteran Vol

taken Prisoner at the Battle Of frediricks [sic] Burg Va Dec 10 /62 [This should probably be 16 December.]

since exchanged


[NO.] 46

[NAMES] Stephen Kelly

[AGE.] 27

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 7 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Painter

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 21 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Col Reiff

Discharged By Reason Of expiration Of term Of service


[NO.] 47

[NAMES] David G Lentz

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 8 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Clerk

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 20 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Col Reiff

Discharged By Reason Of expiration Of term Of service


[NO.] 48

[NAMES] William Lowry

[AGE.] 44

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 8 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Manchester England

[OCCUPATION.] spinster

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 24 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Col Reiff

Discharged By Reason Of Disibility [sic]


[NO.] 49

[NAMES] Robert Miller

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 8 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Confection [?]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 20 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Col Reiff

Killed at the Battle Of Chancelors Vill [sic] On the 3d Day of May /63


[NO.] 50

[NAMES] Augustine C Montgomery

[AGE.] 23

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 7 3/4 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Dark [sic]

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Cincinatia [sic] Ohio

[OCCUPATION.] Carpenter

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 20 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Col Reiff

Promoted to Corpl for solderly [sic] Conduct

Reduced for Disobediance [sic] of Orders [on 8 December 1863]

taken Prisoner at the Battle Of the Wilderness


[NO.] 51

[NAMES] Joseph McKeever

[AGE.] 30

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 7 3/4 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Denigal Co Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Labore[r]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 20 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Cap Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Mustered into service By Col Reiff

Discharged By Reason Of Disability


[NO.] 52

[NAMES] John McConnell

[AGE.] 26

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 9 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Willmington [sic] Deaware [sic]

[OCCUPATION.] Boatman

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Dec 24 /63

[WHERE.] Bealton Va

[BY WHOM.] Lt Carpenter

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Swann

Reinlisted [sic] as Veteran Vol

Detailed With Batery [sic] D. 5 U.S. artilery [sic]


[NO.] 53

[NAMES] Henry McKnight

[AGE.] 35

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 1/4 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Tirone Co Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 21 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Col Reiff

transferd [sic] to Compy [no company is given; Bates has company G] 91st Regt P.V.

Discharged By Reason Of Disability


[NO.] 54

[NAMES] Francis Mathews

[AGE.] 20

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 9 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 24 /61 [Bates has 21 August]

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Col Reiff

Desseted [sic] the Regt in Phila Pa


[NO.] 55

[NAMES] Thomas McGlin

[AGE.] 22

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 10 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Sandy

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Manchester England

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 26 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Col Reiff

Deserted the Regt in alexandria Va


[NO.] 56

[NAMES] Henry G Mathers

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Grocer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 28 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Cap Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Col Reiff

Discharged By Reason Of Disability


[NO.] 57

[NAMES] William McCartny

[AGE.] 38

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 5 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Dery Co Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 28 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Col Reiff

Wounded in action at Chancelors Ville Va May 3d /63

Discharged By Reason Of expiration of term Of service


[NO.] 58

[NAMES] Francis C McMakin

[AGE.] 37

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 7 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] N.Y. City New Yrok

[OCCUPATION.] Brush Mak

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 2 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Cap Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Capt Starr

Killed in action at Chancelors Ville Va May 3d /63


[NO.] 59

[NAMES] Archibald McKain

[AGE.] 35

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 10 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Brown

[HAIR.] Grey

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Brick Layer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 2 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Capt Starr

Wounded in hand transfrd [sic] to invalid Corps


[NO.] 60

[NAMES] Thomas McCombs

[AGE.] 40

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 10 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Black

[HAIR.] Grey

[WHERE BORN.] N.Y. City New York

[OCCUPATION.] Carpenter

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 3 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Cap Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Capt Starr

Discharged By Reason Of Disibility [sic]


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