91st PA--descriptive roll of company E, part 6

Descriptive roll for company E (entries 101 to 120)

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.] 101

[NAMES] James Rae

[AGE.] 20

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 5 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Thomson Ville Connct

[OCCUPATION.] Baker

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 28 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Liet [sic] Hall [I assume this is an error, since Bates lists Rae as originally enlisting in company I.]

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Musterd [sic] into service By Lieut Hall

Died from Wounds Receved [sic] in action at Gettys Burg Pa July 4th /63 struck in side With shell


[NO.] 102

[NAMES] William Dorsey

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Caimbria [sic] Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Baker

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Jan 7 /62

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Hall

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut. Hall

Discharged By Reason Of expiration Of term Of service Jan 7th /65 expiration term Of Service [sic]


[NO.] 103

[NAMES] Francis Toner

[AGE.] 33

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Dery Co Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Teamster

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Dec 24 /63

[WHERE.] Bealton Va

[BY WHOM.] Lt Carpenter

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Swann

Reinlisted as Veteran Vol


[NO.] 104

[NAMES] James Claville

[AGE.] 23

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 9 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Drummond Virginia

[OCCUPATION.] Dealer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 26 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Lentz [sic; 'Lt' seems to be written over 'Capt'] [He seems to have enlisted in co I initially; perhaps that caused the confusion here.]

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut. Hall

Discharged By Reason Of Disability


[NO.] 105

[NAMES] John Haines

[AGE.] 42

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 8 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Gardner [sic]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Nov 30 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Cap Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Capt Lentz

Discharged By Reason Of Disibility [sic]


[NO.] 106

[NAMES] William Dougherty

[AGE.] 22

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] engenere [sic]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Nov 25 /61

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Hall

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut. Hall

Discharged By Reason Of expiration term Of service

taken Prisoner at Fredricks Burg Va Since exchanged


[NO.] 107

[NAMES] James A Clark

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 7 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] easton Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Gilder

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Feb 4 [?] /64 [This is written over another date, and is very hard to read.]

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt. Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut. Hilderburn

Reinlisted as Veteran Vol

Discharged from the Regt Aug 21 /63 By Reason of Sicknes [sic] Contracted in swimming the Rappahanoc [sic] River to save his Company from Captives [??]

since Reinlisted in same Company


[NO.] 108

[NAMES] Joseph Allison

[AGE.] 22

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blu [sic]

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Carlile [sic] Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Farmer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] June 23 /62 [Bates has 22 June.]

[WHERE.] Alexandria Va

[BY WHOM.] Cap Lentz

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Capt Lentz

Deserted from Regt in Alexandria Va Aug 7 /62


[NO.] 109

[NAMES] Jacob W. Aflerback

[AGE.] 26

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 3 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Farmer [written over an illegible word]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] July 15 /62

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Gregory

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Gegory [sic]

Promoted to Corpl for soldierly appearances


[NO.] 110

[NAMES] George B. Kulp

[AGE.] 19

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 9 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Whip Mak

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] July 22 /62

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Gregory

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Gregory

Discharged By Reason under age


[NO.] 111

[NAMES] John L. Keever

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 5 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Confecton [sic]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 4 /62

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Gregory

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Musterd [sic] into Service By Lieut. Gregory

enlisted as a Recruit

taken Prisoner at Battle of fredricks Burg Va Dec 10 /62 [Probably a mistake for 16 December 1862.] since exchanged

Wounded in Leg at Battle of Lauerl [sic] Hill Va Leg amputated


[NO.] 112

[NAMES] James McFarland

[AGE.] 23

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 4 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Tirone Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Sugar Ref [?]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Aug 16 /62

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Gregory

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lit. [sic] Gregory

enlisted as a Recruit

Deserted from Camp Parole On Or about the 15th Of April 63 from Camp Parole

taken prisoner at fredricks Burg Va Dec 10 /62 [This is probably a mistake for 16 December 1862] since exchanged


[NO.] 113

[NAMES] Joseph Rementer

[AGE.] 44

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 7 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Gardner

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 3 /62

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Gregory

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut. Gregory

enlisted as a Recruit

taken Prisoner at fredricks Burg Va Dec 10 /62 [This is probably a mistake for 16 December 1862] Since exchanged


[NO.] 114

[NAMES] John J Russell

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 18 /62 [Bates has 18 July 1862.]

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Gregory

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Gregory

enlisted as a Recruit


[NO.] 115

[NAMES] Martin Blake

[AGE.] 40

[HEIGHT.] 6 Feet -- Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Black

[WHERE BORN.] Albany New York

[OCCUPATION.] Type Found [?]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 16 /62

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Gregory

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut. Gregory

enlisted as a Recruit


[NO.] 116

[NAMES] James Gleason

[AGE.] 24

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 7 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Farmer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Jan 21 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Hilderburn

enlisted a [sic] a Recruit

Wounded in action at Bethsader [sic] Church Va While Regt Was Geting [sic] in Line June 1s /64


[NO.] 117

[NAMES] Charles Leonard

[AGE.] 19

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 8 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Cooper

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Jan 21 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Hilderburn

enlisted as a Recruit


[NO.] 118

[NAMES] Charles Yost

[AGE.] 37

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 9 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Painter

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Jan 21 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Hilderburn

enlisted as a Recruit


[NO.] 119

[NAMES] John Brander

[AGE.] 19

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 5 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Farmer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Jan 22 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Hilderburn

enlisted as a Recruit


[NO.] 120

[NAMES] Joshua Wood

[AGE.] 20

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 8 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Delaware Co Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Waterman

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Jan 22 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Hilderburn

enlisted as a Recruit

Killed in action at Hatchier [sic] Crick [sic] Va Oct 27 /64 While Chargeing [sic] the enimys [sic] Works Shot through the throat



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